This is My Australia looks at the inspiring stories of recipient and nominees of the Australian Of The Year Awards.
Channel 10, Friday Jan 24th at 10:00PM
Ballet Director and inspiration for film Mao's Last Dancer Li Cunxin is one of eight finalists for the prestigious Australian of the Year Award 2014
Born into extreme poverty in rural China, Li became one of China's foremost ballet dancers. He became Principal Artist with the Australian Ballet in 1995, and his autobiography, Mao's Last Dancer, was translated onto the screen in 2009. Today, Li inspires many Australians with his personal story of hardship, perseverance and success.
When asked to identify three Australians that he's taken inspiration from, Li named his wife, Mary Li, scientist Professor Ian Frazer and America's Cup skipper John Bertrand.
February is American Heart Month, and consumers should be aware that a high-sodium diet can increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. An estimated one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65492-u-s-fda-reduce-sodium-intake-by-using-the-nutrition-facts-label
The St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope), an initiative by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, partner to increase awareness for national fundraiser against childhood cancer. As part of this partnership, Univision Radio will broadcast special programming on February 10 and 11 asking listeners to become Angeles de Esperanza (Angels of Hope) by making a donation of $20 per month, to find cures and save children.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65476-univision-radio-st-jude-children-s-research-hospital-national-fundraiser
To text or not to text? As, Valentine’s Day approaches, that is the question for the Romeos and Juliets of today’s digital world. Cricket Wireless commissioned a national survey1 to determine how people are beginning and ending relationships via mobile phone and to uncover lethal communication behaviors. According to the survey, 30 percent of Americans would ask someone out via text. Wooers must learn the digital courting code or risk suffering a tragic ending.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56773-cricket-wireless-relationship-communication-survey-for-valentine-s-day
The thrilling conclusion to Kristen Simmons’s post-apocalyptic YA trilogy (Article 5, Breaking Point), set in a future American in which the Bill-of-Rights has been replaced by the Moral Statutes, and young Ember and her boyfriend have been branded criminals. Now, joined up with the resistance movement, they are trying to find a safe place to settle—but they may be coming closer to facing the notorious organization known only as Three. The CW Atlanta has dubbed Simmons: “A true dystopian force.” YA/fantasy/romance
This year's Red Dress Collection℠ kicked off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City last night with notables such as Lindsey Vonn, AnnaSophia Robb, Colbie Caillat, Giada De Laurentiis, Bella Thorne and Daphne Oz showing off some of the hottest designers’ red gowns to bring awareness to the number 1 killer of women – heart disease.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/64681-aha-and-macy-s-go-red-for-women/
In honor of American Heart Month this February, Mazola® Corn Oil and celebrity chef and author Ingrid Hoffmann have teamed up to provide simple and delicious ways to be kind to your heart, including new and original recipes by Chef Hoffmann. Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States for both men and women, making it more important than ever to consider how lifestyle, including the foods and dishes prepared in the kitchen, can impact heart health.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64664-mazola-celebrity-chef-ingrid-hoffmann-cooks-up-heart-healthy-recipes
The American Dental Association (ADA) kicks off its 12th national Give Kids A Smile® program Friday, Feb. 7. Dental professionals from across the nation are mobilizing to provide free oral health services to children and adolescents from underserved families throughout this year. As of this date, approximately 350,000 are registered, with more expected to register throughout the year.
Give Kids A Smile has become the world's largest oral health charitable program and an ADA access-to-care endeavor designed to encourage parents, health professionals and policymakers to address the year-round need for oral health care for all children. Each year, thousands of the nation's dentists, dental team members and many volunteers from the community provide free oral health care services to children from low-income families across the country.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60006-american-dental-association-give-kids-a-smile-program
Today Enroll America partnered with the Ad Council to launch “Take Care, People,” a national multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign that will raise awareness, educate, and motivate uninsured Americans to get health insurance for themselves and their families under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65436-enroll-america-ad-council-encourage-uninsured-sign-up-affordable-care-act
Jewelry Television® will support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® this month to help fight heart disease. The shopping network will roll out ‘Love Your Heart,’ a comprehensive, multimedia campaign created to raise awareness and educate viewers about the risks of heart disease, and raise funds to support the Go Red for Women® movement.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65489-jewelry-television-supports-american-heart-association-go-red-for-women
With the Big Game coming up this Sunday, many Americans are deciding to go Gluten-Free for better health. We're going to provide tips on how to enjoy gluten-free snacks without sacrificing flavor. We will provide tools on how to satisfy your crunch cravings without throwing your diet off track.
Weight loss topped the list of New Year’s resolutions in 2014 for nearly 50% of Americans who participate in this annual tradition. To help those seeking healthier lifestyles, Amway North America recently launched three new products as part of its BODYKEY by NUTRILITE™ personalized weight management program: BODYKEY™ Slim Soup™ Mix, BODYKEY™ Slim Popcorn, and BODYKEY™ Meal Replacement Shake in Rich Creamy Strawberry.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/61027-amway-bodykey-by-nutrilit-products-to-jump-start-weight-loss-for-life