Tag Archives: Public Awareness

Art World Responds to Orlando Shooting

Less than a week after the Orlando Tragedy, artists speak out

On the night of Saturday, June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people, injuring 53, and irrevocably changing the lives of countless more. Most of the victims were young LGBTQ Latinos and … Continue reading

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Comedian Seth Rogen’s Hilarious and Poignant Speech on Alzheimer’s Disease

The star from Pineapple Express delivers the opening statement before a Senate hearing on Alzheimer's research

Most people—more likely the younger generations—know Seth Rogen from his token role as a hilarious, pot-smoking man-child in films such as Knocked Up (2007) and Pineapple Express (2008). But there’s much more to a man who excels in what he himself … Continue reading

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The Speak Up Program Urges People to Take an Active Role in Their Health Care

The palliative care education and awareness campaign gives people the information they need to take control during serious illness and end-of-life

Speaking of palliative care awareness this week, in October, The Joint Commission launched an educational campaign called “Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care.” The campaign helps educate the public on how and … Continue reading

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