Legal Aid Society of San Diego names Midtown office building after longtime CEO

Legal Aid Society of San Diego names Midtown office building after longtime CEO

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The nonprofit Legal Aid Society of San Diego has named its Midtown office building in memory of its longtime CEO, the late Gregory E. Knoll. The building houses the Consumer Center for Health Education & Advocacy that Knoll helped establish 25 years ago. The late Gregory Evans Knoll, longtime CEO of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego. (Courtesy of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego.) Knoll, who died last August at the age of 76, had worked for the Legal Aid Society of San Diego for 50 years. The nonprofit law firm, established in 1920, provides free legal services to low-income San Diego residents.When Knoll took the helm in 1974, the law firm consisted of a small group of attorneys with a budget of $700,000. Under his guidance,…
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Local notes: Free skin cancer screening;  free legal aid for veterans;  Hope Cancer Resources CEO announces retirement plans |  The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Local notes: Free skin cancer screening; free legal aid for veterans; Hope Cancer Resources CEO announces retirement plans | The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Free cancer screeningHope Cancer Resources will host its annual free skin cancer screening clinic from 6 to 8 pm April 18 at their office located at 5835 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale. Appointments are required and may be made by calling (479) 361-5847 beginning April 1.Regular skin checks are important because one in five Americans are affected by skin cancer, and if detected and treated early, it has a better than 99% cure rate.Hope Cancer Resources in partnership with the Arkansas Cancer Coalition, Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, the American Academy of Dermatology, Hull Dermatology & Aesthetics, Ozark Dermatology Clinic, and Premier Dermatology & Skin Renewal Center provides this skin cancer screening clinic at no cost to anyone in the community (uninsured, underinsured or insured) who would like to…
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Supreme Court’s abortion decision puts doctors in legal limbo : Shots

Supreme Court’s abortion decision puts doctors in legal limbo : Shots

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Dr. Kara Beasley protests the overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the US Supreme Court, in Denver, Colorado on June 24, 2022. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Kara Beasley protests the overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the US Supreme Court, in Denver, Colorado on June 24, 2022. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images Historically, doctors have played a big role in abortion's legality. Back in the 1860s, physicians with the newly-formed American Medical Association worked to outlaw abortion in the US A century later, they were doing the opposite. In the 1950s and 1960s, when states were liberalizing abortion laws, "the charge for that actually came from doctors who said, 'This is insane, we can't practice medicine, we can't exercise…
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