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Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

... been published online in Cancer Detection and prevention . Associations between alcohol consumption and ... the effectiveness of the popular prostate cancer prevention drug finasteride (Proscar). Another study ... Nashville, Tenn.; May 2009 Cancer Detection and prevention , online ...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

... 7 /PRNewswire/ -- California domestic violence prevention advocates will learn how to use the latest ... (Aug. 7), approximately 50 domestic violence prevention advocates from across the state, along with ... site, Thinkfinity.org, and fosters awareness and prevention of domestic violence. In 2008, the Verizon ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... clinical trial for our candidate vaccine for the prevention of AIDS. And, as we previously announced, we have ... its efforts to develop an effective vaccine for prevention of AIDS." Dr. McNally continued, "We ... Health (NIH), The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) and GeoVax. GeoVax's AIDS vaccines ...

Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk

... issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & prevention . The study took place in Florida, home to ... be taken into account when developing cancer prevention programs for Hispanic groups in the United ... Promotion Research, co-associate director, Cancer prevention and Population Science program, associate ...

Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

... medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. "They don't ... show benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, in treatment after ... D. Both are "very promising nutrients in prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer and other ...

NCCN Updates Infection Guidelines to Include Information About H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu)

... Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for the prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Related Infections to ... Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) for the prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Related Infections. The ... infections. The NCCN Guidelines on prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Related Infections ...

Demi Lovato Joins National Bullying Prevention Movement

... with PACER Center's National Center for Bullying prevention to help champion their anti-bullying movement. ... is an innovative bullying prevention educational resource where teens themselves ... the cause during the 4th Annual National Bullying prevention Awareness Week (October 4 to 10). During that ...

CVS Caremark and Inverness Medical Innovations Launch Strategic Alliance to Provide Enhanced Health Management Services to Clients

... expanded suite of services, such as wellness, prevention and health management programs. These also ... MinuteClinic locations to provide wellness, prevention and chronic illness management, the new alliance ... wellness (health and productivity programs) and prevention to total health management of the individual for ...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

... include truth(R) , a national youth smoking prevention campaign that has been cited as contributing to ... easier access to the nation's leading tobacco prevention and cessation experts. From this in-house ... and their families, through research into prevention and cancer biology, the development of new ...

TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants

... melanoma, you can implement targeted screening or prevention efforts,'' Dr. Brown said. "Identifying the ... risk is critical towards efforts aimed at disease prevention and early detection. "Studies of families with ... disease risk and ultimately implementing disease prevention and early-detection strategies for at-risk ...

House Committee Approves Amendment Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Medicaid Preventive Services

... Partnership for prevention Led Coalition Backing Amendment ... once they get sick," said Partnership for prevention President Robert J. Gould, Ph.D. "These services ... health reform starts with prevention, and that prevention saves much more than money." Earlier this ...

Virus May Affect Survival in Head and Neck Cancer

... appears in the July 29 online edition of Cancer prevention Research . The findings may prove ... to Dr. Scott Lippman, editor-in-chief of Cancer prevention Research and chairman of the Department of Clinical Cancer prevention at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer ...

Eliminate Cost-Sharing for Medicaid Preventive Services, Partnership Urges House Committee

... 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for prevention today urged the House Energy and Commerce ... to their effectiveness. A Partnership for prevention study of USPSTF recommendations found 17 clinical ... than $15,000 per QALY. Partnership for prevention is a non-profit organization of business, ...

Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine

... by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the prevention Research Center at Yale University School of ... Md.; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, prevention Research Center, Yale University School of ...

Partnership Applauds Obama's 'No Cost-Sharing' Protections for Preventive Services

... 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for prevention today applauded President Obama's call for a ... for Prevention's National Commission on prevention Priorities found that increased utilization of ... or are cost-effective. Partnership for prevention is a non-profit organization of business, health ...

HPV Infection May Be Linked to Poor Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates in African Americans

... 29, 2009 -- A groundbreaking study in Cancer prevention Research , a journal of the American Association ... M.D., chair of the Department of Clinical Cancer prevention at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and editor-in-chief of Cancer prevention Research called the study "practice ....

HPV infection may be linked to poor head and neck cancer survival rates in African-Americans

... PHILADELPHIA A groundbreaking study in Cancer prevention Research, a journal of the American Association ... M.D., chair of the Department of Clinical Cancer prevention at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and editor-in-chief of Cancer prevention Research called the study "practice changing." ...

Low prevalence of HPV infection may be tied to poor prognosis for blacks with head and neck cancer

... according to a new study in the journal Cancer prevention Research. The researchers also discovered that ... chairman of the Department of Clinical Cancer prevention at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer ... Dr. Lippman, who is editor-in-chief of Cancer prevention Research, which is published by the American ...

Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference

... from the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and prevention for its groundbreaking obesity prevention efforts. The award will be presented at the ... D.C., the CDC's inaugural conference on obesity prevention and control. The award recognizes Kaiser ...

CDC Recognizes Innovative Obesity Prevention and Control Initiatives With Weight of the Nation Awards

... today at the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) Weight of the Nation Conference in ... social and cultural shifts toward obesity prevention and control. Awardees are: ... mothers. Nemours Health and prevention Services Nemours Children's Health ...

Narconon Graduate Delivers Drug Education in Florida

... -- John, a Narconon graduate and Drug prevention Specialist, like many, did not start out with a ... John decided to give back and underwent drug prevention training to visit schools, church groups and ... addiction. Today John believes that education and prevention are the first steps in stopping drug use before ...

Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council Partners With the National Institute of Mental Health

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeling Blue Suicide prevention Council has been selected as the NIMH Outreach ... the state of Pennsylvania. Feeling Blue Suicide prevention Council joins Outreach Partners in each state, ... of the Outreach Program, Feeling Blue Suicide prevention Council will become part of an integrated network ...

Iowa Committee Produces Principles for National Efforts to Reform Health Care

... research, health care technology and prevention programs. Principle #2: Innovation ... Principle #4: Societal Commitment to prevention and Wellness : The Committee feels strongly that prevention and wellness must be included in governmental and ...

NCDP Health Care Reform Recommendations Advocate for Diabetes Prevention, Treatment and Care

... our health care system to focus more on the prevention of disease, and nowhere is the need greater than ... and ethnic disparities in health care prevention and health promotion initiatives Quality ... system to provide dramatic improvement in the prevention and care of diabetes. Launched in 2005, NCDP is ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... June 30, 2009 the Centers for Disease Control and prevention had received 89 reports of influenza-associated ... Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) provided an overview on the prevention of foodborne diseases, how they can be prevented ...

Winners of the C. Everett Koop Health Project Award Announced

... saving money through health promotion and disease prevention WASHINGTON, July 21 ... evidence that their health promotion and disease prevention programs have improved the health of employees ... sustainable health promotion and disease prevention programs. Not only do they work, but they improve ...

Smart Ideas at the Intersection of Transportation, Health, and Equity

... to come. But a new report by PolicyLink and prevention Institute shows how the same level of investment ... place ," said Larry Cohen, executive director of prevention Institute and co-author of the report. "These ... healthy food and physical activity. prevention Institute ( www.preventioninstitute.org ...

First Anniversary of New War on Cancer Marks Many Advances

... roadmap to take decisive action in making cancer prevention and survivorship a national priority ... de France, the National Call to Action on Cancer prevention and Survivorship that Armstrong helped launch ... "The National Call to Action on Cancer prevention and Survivorship has served as intended - a ...

ID Experts Offers Breach Prevent for Healthcare: A High-Touch, Affordable Solution for HITECH Data Breach Protection and Compliance

... -- ID Experts((R)), the leader in data breach prevention and remediation, today announced Breach Prevent ... government agencies. As a leader in data breach prevention and remediation, the company has managed hundreds ... organizations including ANSI/Identity Theft prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel, ...

PFCD Urges Congress to Address Real Cost-Driver in Health Reform in Light of New CBO Statement

... Executive Director. "We must focus on disease prevention and wellness in order to reduce unnecessary -- ... care system." The PFCD advocates for prevention and care coordination measures such as community ... "There is a growing body of evidence that prevention programs improve health outcomes and lead to ...

Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections

... in infectious diseases medicine, infection prevention in healthcare settings, and public health and disease prevention announced their support for a provision requiring ... managed by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) as a condition of participation in Medicare ...

Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D

... -- A new report on investment in HIV prevention research in 2008 finds that HIV vaccine research ... increasing investment for experimental biomedical prevention strategies. The report, Adapting to Realities: Trends in HIV prevention Research Funding 2000 to 2008 , was released at ...

BD/PEPFAR Lab-Strengthening Initiative Marks Progress in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB in Sub-Saharan Africa

... System, Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), and the Uganda Ministry of Health. ... Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and prevention held July 19-22 in Cape Town, South Africa. ... support treatment for at least 3 million people, prevention of 12 million new infections, and care for 12 ...

EngagementHealth(R) Launches Comprehensive Wellness Program with Store Kraft - 80% of Employees and Spouses Participate in Programs

... the successful launch of comprehensive disease prevention and health promotion programs at Store Kraft. ... feature allows us to bring comprehensive disease prevention and health promotion programs to Store Kraft ... EngagementHealth(R) offers comprehensive disease prevention and health promotion programs to companies and ...

Raise Federal Alcohol Tax to Finance Prevention Trust Fund, Partnership Urges House Chairmen

... 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for prevention today urged chairmen of the three congressional ... apply those revenues to a special fund to finance prevention and wellness initiatives. "Higher ... once a week or less." Partnership for prevention is a non-profit organization of business, health ...

Coming Clean About The Cleaner - Phoenix House's Chief Clinical Officer David Deitch on Intervention, and the Recovery Process That Follows

... non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility. "The great strength of The ... the nation's leading non-profit substance abuse prevention and treatment service organizations, serving ... at more than 152 drug and alcohol treatment and prevention programs in 10 states -- California, Connecticut, ...

APHA Applauds Congressional Action on Health Reform

... with the president's stated commitment to make prevention and wellness a central component of health reform ... health outcomes and lower costs. "The prevention provisions included in the bills adhere to the ... bills to increase funding for public health and prevention activities; to develop a national prevention, ...

GetWellNetwork Introduces Discharge Planning Tools in Latest Version of PatientLife System

... operational efficiencies. Additionally, the Fall prevention Pathway features new components to address key ... Patient Safety Goals by engaging patients in fall prevention education and by increasing awareness of the ... to leverage the system's newly enhanced Fall prevention Pathway to engage patients in their ...

American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens

... made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention in their Ounce of prevention materials ( www.cdc.gov/ounceofprevention ). ... Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) Ounce ...

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Americans to Obtain Vitamin D Through Diet and Supplements

... and the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer prevention has issued a position statement on vitamin D, sun ... skin cancer is essential. The National Council's prevention guidelines include: seeking the shade between 10 ... . The National Council on Skin Cancer prevention is the united voice of 45 organizations, ...
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