Navigation Links
TV Personality Vanessa Minnillo Teams Up With Bayer and March of Dimes to Launch National Folate Awareness Campaign
Date:3/15/2011

en aged 18-45 years conducted by March of Dimes® and Bayer found that nearly half of women (43 percent) are unaware of the health benefits of taking folate or folic acid daily. Further, 67 percent reported they do not take a supplement containing folate or folic acid daily, with more than half (52 percent) saying they don't take a supplement containing folic acid at all. The survey also found that women who were knowledgeable about folate were more likely than those who were not knowledgeable to ever take a supplement containing folate or folic acid (76 percent versus 32 percent).

"For more than a decade, March of Dimes® has been committed to educating women of reproductive age about the importance of folate and folic acid. We are thrilled that Bayer is joining us in these efforts through Girlfriends for Folate," said Janis Biermann, MS, senior vice president, education and health promotion, March of Dimes. "According to 2001 data, nearly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned. If all women planning or capable of becoming pregnant took the recommended amount of folate or folic acid before and during early pregnancy, it is estimated that up to 50 percent of NTDs could be prevented."  

If women have questions about folate or folic acid supplementation, they should speak with their healthcare provider.

Bayer Gives Back with Exciting National GFF CompetitionGirlfriends for Folate kicks off with a national competition to identify the U.S. region with the most "GFFs." Women can join the GFF movement by registering at www.GirlfriendsforFolate.com. For every woman who becomes a GFF, Bayer will give $1, up to $25,000, to 2011 March of Dimes March for Babies®, the organization's largest fundraiser that raises funds to improve the health of babies. Through education, like raising awareness about the importance of folate and folic acid intake, and community programs, March
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. NeoStem to Launch New Service and Has Engaged Healthcare Personality Dr. Manny Alvarez to Serve as Spokesperson
2. Orange County-Based Charity Teams Up With SunPower Corp. to Distribute Wheelchairs in the Philippines
3. GNC Teams With Sakar International for Branded Health and Wellness Product Line
4. Carmen Marc Valvo, Designer and Cancer Survivor, Teams Up With Dulcolax® and the Colon Cancer Alliance to Make it Fashionable for Americans to Get Screened
5. Roche Teams with Womack Army Medical Center to Become First IVD Manufacturer approved for Remote Network Connectivity with DOD
6. LifeWatch Teams With UnitedHealthcare, The Largest Healthcare Insurer In The United States, As A Preferred National Provider Of Cardiac Monitoring Services To Reduce Patient Costs
7. CURE Magazine Teams Up With Amgen Oncology and Breakaway from Cancer® to Launch 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing
8. Med Time Technology, Inc. Teams up with Give A Smile, Inc. to Provide Pill Timer™ Kits and Toys to Children and Parents at the Chris Evert Childrens Hospital of Broward General
9. Draeger Teams Up with International Aid to Supply Medical Equipment for Use in Developing Countries
10. International Medical Corps Mobilizes Teams, Supplies Across Haiti in Preparation for Tropical Storm Tomas
11. Country Music Star Teams up with JDRF to Inspire Kids With Diabetes and Raise Money for Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will ... the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society,s ... Sciences in Adelaide, Australia . ... concerning the advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring ... Jeffrey Beckstead , Director of Product Development at ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... British Columbia and MENLO PARK, ... DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the ... fiscal year-end financial statements.  The Company recently changed its ... facilitate an application to list its common stock on ... DelMar,s financial statements as filed with the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... its catalogue: North America Aesthetic Lasers ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02343466/North-America-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html North ... to 2020 Summary GlobalData,s new report, ... Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 5North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 4North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 5North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 6North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 7North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 8North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 9North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 10North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 11North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 12North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 13North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 14North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 15North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 16
... QRxPharma (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today a ... Phase 3 study required for New Drug Application (NDA) ... 140 patients has greater than 90% power to detect ... to enrol additional patients. QRxPharma anticipates completing analysis of ...
... or "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS, ASX: UNS), today announced that ... clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ... variant of the Unitract™ 1mL Insulin Syringe for which ... syringes which are primarily used by people with diabetes, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:QRxPharma Announces Interim Analysis of Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study for MoxDuo®IR 2QRxPharma Announces Interim Analysis of Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study for MoxDuo®IR 3Unilife Corporation Secures FDA 510k Clearance for the Unitract™ 1mL Tuberculin Syringe 2Unilife Corporation Secures FDA 510k Clearance for the Unitract™ 1mL Tuberculin Syringe 3
(Date:8/30/2014)... Skmen.com, a well-known clothing manufacturer, has announced its promotion ... middle of September, all the company’s new and old ... 30 percent off. , As a matter of ... made and come with quality guarantees. They can certainly ... popular for its fashionable, high quality clothes for men ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Information ... Pros company to introduce better prices to consumers in ... plans can be found when using the open system ... national lookup system available to use this year can ... insurance based on general location and not from medical ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... a Spa-on-Wheels which offers the complete spa experience ... inviting lighting and the most important ingredient of ... "the dedicated licensed pro's! People will enjoy the ... continues Kaplan-Pelle. The website reads, "Step into the ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Daily ... Carter, called the Make Him Desire You program, who shows ... heart. , The author of this method says that the ... guys. , The Make Him Desire You review indicates that ... reveals amazing insider advice and his great techniques to make ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 30, 2014 Daily Gossip reveals in ... Infection is a method created by Sarah Summer, who can ... The author of this new program actually had to deal ... sufferer to be able to access it, in an all-natural ... determination in finding an effective cure for yeast infection. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Huge Deals On 2014 Long Casual Dresses Unveiled By Skmen.com 2Health News:Term Life Insurance Rates Now Found Nationally by New Insurer Finder Tool 2Health News:Hands On Mobile Massage and Spa of Long Island Now Offers a Spa-on-wheels 2Health News:Make Him Desire You Review Reveals Powerful Formula to Make a Man Emotionally Addicted 2Health News:Natural Cure for Yeast Infection Review Exposes New Natural Treatment 2
... Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that new data ... in consolidation treatment for leukemia and of CPX-1 ... agents for the treatment of colorectal cancer were ... American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Denver, ...
... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 22 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, ... Phase 2 clinical trial of ARX-02, a proprietary ... pain control. The primary objective of this multicenter, ... tolerability and efficacy of ARX-02 relative to placebo ...
... OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22 The ... of Minnesota have agreed to conditions for ... receive certain services from DeCare Dental following ... certain business functions that DeCare previously performed ...
... on the list. , ... Newport Beach, CA (Vocus) April 22, 2009 ... of four hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and one of ... as reported by AARP The Magazine. The designation of a "top hospital" ...
... is committed to providing people with skin care ... practical advice and helpful insights are provided by ... devotion to cosmetic dermatology. The content is written ... wide range of practical advice. Key portions of ...
... its commitment to seniors on Medicaid. New Jersey ... Assisted Living Concepts, revealed a history of evictions when ... , WESTBURY, N.Y., April 22 Raphael Weiss, Managing ... ( www.AmberCourtAL.com ), assured that his ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on CPX-351 And CPX-1 at the American Association for Cancer Research 2Health News:Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on CPX-351 And CPX-1 at the American Association for Cancer Research 3Health News:AcelRx Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Cancer Breakthrough Pain Program 2Health News:Delta Dental Plans Association and Delta Dental of Minnesota Agree to Conditions Regarding Supplier 2Health News:Hoag named in top 125 hospitals by Consumers' CHECKBOOK as reported by AARP The Magazine 2Health News:Beauty-Doctors Website Provides Dermatologist-Authored Skin Care Information from Experts 2Health News:Amber Court Assisted Living Communities Reaffirms its Commitment to Seniors on Medicaid 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: