Health

Cambodia's Prime Minister Wants to Expel a US Charity
August 2, 2017 at 10:40 am

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that a U.S. charity "must get out of Cambodia," accusing the organization of making misleading exaggerations about the country's sex industry during an interview aired on CNN, the New York Times reports. CNN's report, "Life after trafficking: The Girls Sold for Sex by Their Mothers," was a follow-up…

Private Equity-Like Fund Aims to Speed Up Diabetes Research
August 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

Dave Johnson says his immediate reaction to his daughter’s diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at age 4 was typical of any father’s. “It was my baby girl, and my response was I’m going to fix it or pay someone to fix it,” Johnson, president and chief executive of the hotel management company Aimbridge Hospitality, said.…

Beebe Medical Foundation Receives Record $10M Donation
July 31, 2017 at 10:58 am

The Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare announced a transformational gift of $10 million from the Ma-Ran Foundation to name the Margaret H. Rollins Pavilion on the Lewes Campus. This gift represents the largest gift received by Beebe, the largest gift in Sussex County, and one of the largest gifts made in the state of…

5 Reasons Why EHRs Benefit Nonprofits
July 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

The advancement of electronic health records have no doubt helped health care providers and hospitals change the way they manage and deliver patient care. But, what if I told you that nonprofit organizations could benefit from this technology, too?... 

Fanning the Flames of the AIDS Crisis in the US South
July 10, 2017 at 10:06 am

Recently, Mississippi’s State Department of Health announced it will no longer offer HIV screenings for free. Effective July 1, the Health Department began charging a $25 fee for all sexually transmitted diseases and HIV tests and lab work at all of its clinics. You may think that this is a relatively nominal fee and unlikely…

March of Dimes, Amerigroup Foundation Continue Efforts to Prevent Premature Births
July 3, 2017 at 10:57 am

Prematurity is the No. 1 killer of babies in the U.S., and babies born even a few weeks early have higher rates of illness and hospitalization compared to full-term newborns. March of Dimes received a $50,000 Amerigroup Foundation grant to help prevent premature birth and improve the health of moms and babies. This grant was…

IRS Investigating Charity Funded By Pharma Companies: Where Are the Funds Really Going?
June 29, 2017 at 11:27 am

The Internal Revenue Service is conducting an investigation into the tax-exempt status of the charity called Good Days. Good Days—formerly known as the Chronic Disease Fund—is a nonprofit organization that aids in providing expensive drugs for cancer and multiple sclerosis, among other diseases to patients who cannot afford to...

Honda Pledges $1M to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Improve Mobility for all Children
June 27, 2017 at 11:13 am

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced a $1 million gift from Honda to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement designed to enhance pediatric mobility. The center will become the first of its kind to provide not only comprehensive gait analysis, but also spine motion analysis, sports performance programs and injury prevention. In addition,…

AFB's Direct Mail Control Connects Art to Mission
June 23, 2017 at 8:02 am

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that a U.S. charity “must get out of Cambodia,” accusing the organization of making misleading exaggerations about the country’s sex industry during an interview aired on CNN, the New York Times reports. CNN’s report, “Life after trafficking: The Girls Sold for Sex by Their Mothers,” was a follow-up […]