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Video Gaming for Health: Major New Trends to Be Discussed as National Conference Gets Underway
Date:5/6/2008

BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest "gaming for health" trends -- including "exergaming," health elements in popular commercial games (e.g., a "disease" being unleashed inadvertently on the population in "World of Warcraft") and sophisticated, new videogames used to train emergency medical personnel -- will be outlined during a live, two-way phone-based blogger/online news event at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday (May 8, 2008).

The special news briefing for bloggers and other online media will take place on the opening day of the May 8-9, 2008 Games for Health Conference in Baltimore, MD.

News event speakers will be:

-- Ben Sawyer, co-founder, the Games for Health Project; and

-- Chinwe Onyekere, program officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's

Pioneer Portfolio.

The conference will explore the intersection of next-generation game technologies and health issues. Founded in 2004, the Games for Health Project supports community, knowledge and business development efforts to use cutting-edge games and game technologies to improve health and health care. The Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the lead conference sponsor and a major supporter of the Games for Health Project.

TO PARTICIPATE: You can join this live, phone-based blogger/online news conference (with full, two-way Q&A) at 1:00 p.m. ET on May 8, 2008 by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442. Ask for the "Health and Video Games" news event.

CAN'T PARTICIPATE?: A streaming audio replay of the news event will be available on the Web at http://www.gamesforhealth.org as of 6 p.m. EDT on May 8, 2008.

CONTACT: Ailis Aaron Wolf, (703) 276-3265 or aawolf@hastingsgroup.com (for media and bloggers); Elly Spinweber, (703) 741-7513, espinweber@golinharris.com

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