Archive for the ‘Global’ Category

Evelyn H. Lauder, Champion of Breast Cancer Research, Dies at 75

Evelyn H. Lauder died in her Manhattan home on Saturday, November 12. Mrs. Lauder was best known as the executive director of The Estee Lauder Cosmetics Company and for her work as a pioneer in bringing global awareness to women’s health. Evelyn Lauder was a breast cancer advocate and created the...
November 14th, 2011 | Global, News | Read More

Therapy turns patients’ cells into cancer smart bombs

(CNN) – On today’s AM house call, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reported a remarkable story about a cancer vaccine that is working on a woman who, according to statistics, should probably be dead by now. Doctors say what seems like a medical miracle could become the norm. Instead of using surgery, chemotherapy,...
March 6th, 2010 | Global, News | Read More

4women.com joins the relief effort in Haiti.

by – Susan M. Beausang.  The world is stunned by the devastation and suffering brought about by the earthquake in Haiti.  Like most people I know, I very much want to do something, anything, to help Haiti. While the suffering of the Haitian people is beyond heartbreaking, the surge of worldwide...
January 25th, 2010 | 4women.com, Global, News | Read More

Brad and Angelina donate over 1 million dollars to Haiti

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names are rallying their fans to help the people of Haiti following the devastating 7.0 earthquake that ravaged the island nation on Tuesday. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie said “We are devastated by the news from Haiti,” the duo said in a statement to The...
January 15th, 2010 | Global, News | Read More

Doctors Without Borders: Providing Medical Care in Haiti

by -Julia Bodeeb. The organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres sends doctors to some of the most undeveloped regions in the world to help stabilize the country after disasters and provide ongoing medical care. This organization has three hospitals in Haiti. The earthquake of 1/12/2010...
January 15th, 2010 | Global | Read More