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Purple Communications Dream Bigger Initiative Honors Rochester Physician and Deaf Community Trailblazer

Campaign Celebrates Stories, Culture, and Heritage and Accomplishments of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrating the stories, culture and heritage of America's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Purple Communications(TM), I...

Purple Communications(TM) Launches Dream Bigger Initiative Celebrating the Stories, Culture, and Heritage of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community

Initiative Highlights the Lives of Ten Deaf 'Trailblazers' Who Have Advanced the Fields of Civil Rights, Language, Art, Medicine, Sports, and More NOVATO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (Nasdaq: PRPL ), one of the nation's leading providers of text and video ...

How to build a bigger brain

Push-ups, crunches, gyms, personal trainers people have many strategies for building bigger muscles and stronger bones. But what can one do to build a bigger brain? Meditate. That's the finding from a group of researchers at UCLA who used high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MR...

Study to Document Billions in Annual Health Care Savings From 'Group Purchasing Organizations' That Could Play Bigger Role in Obama Health Care Reform

... April 29, 2009 News Advisory ... Survey of More than 420 Hospitals Show Major Medical Spending Cuts Already Being Achieved, Reducing Cost Per Each Discharged Patient by Several Hundred Dollars. WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal policy makers look f...

Alarming new data shows TB-HIV co-infection a bigger threat

WASHINGTONThe World Health Organization released staggering new data about the threat of tuberculosis and the toll it takes on people with HIV/AIDS today, in recognition of World TB Day. The TB-HIV co-infection crisis is twice as big as previously thought, the new WHO figures show. In 2007, th...

AMN Survey: Nurses to Have Bigger Impact on Hospital Revenue

'Never Events' to Enhance Nurses' Role as Rainmakers SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New payment systems being implemented by Medicare will enhance the role of nurses as hospital revenue generators, according to a new survey. Conducted by AMN Healthcare, the largest healthcare s...

Nearly 1 in 5 teenagers admit eating problems, but anxiety is a bigger problem than appearance

Eighteen per cent of school children who took part in two health surveys carried out a year apart admitted they had eating problems, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing. Thirteen per cent admitted eating problems in either the first or second survey and a f...

Prostate cancer screening program leads to bigger fall in death rates than surrounding areas

The expected number of deaths from prostate cancer more than halved in the Tyrol after a programme was introduced to improve early detection and treatment of the disease, according to research published in April issue of the urology journal BJU International. Nearly 87 per cent of eligible m...

ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Seeks a Bigger and More Credible Equity Market - 'NASDAQ, here we come!'

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM), President/CEO, David B. Phillips, Ph.D, today announced that the corporation is ready to grow into one of the larger, more efficient, and transparent public equity markets. ...

Obesity During Pregnancy Carries Bigger Price Tag

Study finds the extra health-care costs strain the system WEDNESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- It is well-known that obesity increases the chances of medical complications during pregnancy, but now a new study shows it also puts a financial strain on the health-care system. Obese ...

emebaVet, LLC Client Education System Gets Bigger and Better in 2008

emebaVet, LLC Forms Alliance With Veterinary News Network MODESTO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- emebaVet, LLC, a leader in veterinary hospital captive audience digital signage solutions and systems integration, is aligning with Veterinary News Network, forming one of the most comprehe...

UniCare Introduces Consumer-Driven Health Products to Give Consumers a Bigger Role in Health Care Decisions

Solaura(R) to provide the information and incentives needed to help improve health CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- UniCare is now offering Solaura, a new line of health care plans designed to change the way consumers think about health care, help them lead healthi...

Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

Rise in body size outstrips gains seen in general population, study finds FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Not only have elite athletes gotten much larger and faster than they were a century ago, they've increased size at a much more rapid rate than the general population, say U.S. ...

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

The weight loss mantra of UABs (University of Alabama at Birmingham) EatRight Weight Management system is reduce calories and increase exercise. But new research from EatRight suggests that for those who have been successful at losing weight, reducing calories is an effective way to keep weight of...

Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease

How your food is cooked may be as important to your health as the food itself. Researchers now know more about a new class of toxins that might soon become// as important a risk factor for heart disease and metabolic disorders as trans fats. This class of toxins, called advanced glycation en...

Statutory Warnings on Cigarette Packs- Make It Bigger and Brighter, Say Researchers

Researchers have a piece of advice for governments who want to help smokers kick ‘butts’; keep all warnings// printed on cigarette packages as graphic and as big as possible. The UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) identifies smoking as the second major cause of death in the world. It is res...

New Lung Cancer Vaccine Headed for Bigger Trial

Scientists in Britain are to conduct a bigger trial of a vaccine against the most common form of lung cancer after a smaller test substantially increased survival time for many. // The vaccine called Stimuvax was tested in a study involving 171 patients who had responded to conventional treatm...

More Vitamin-E Mean Bigger Babies

Pregnant women with higher levels of Vitamin-E in their blood are likely to give birth to bigger babies, says a study//. Theresa O. Scholl and colleagues at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford followed 1,231 women and measured the plasma concentrations of alpha-...

Private Health Care: A Bigger Boom

Private health care is set to boom following expectations of the lowest premium rise of about 4 per cent in six years. // The four per cent increase equates to about $1.50 a week extra on a typical annual family rebated premium of $1,750, will begin in April. The private cover will also be expan...

Incidence of childhood cancer linked to bigger births

Over-sized newborns could be in the risk category for childhood cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers from France, Italy and Germany have published// the details of the study in the European Journal of Cancer, indicating that the number of cases of childhood cancer in Europe has s...

Preschoolers eat more when served in bigger helpings

Preschool children in the age group of 4 to 6 years of age will eat as much as they are served// in a single helping. New research on pediatric behavior suggests that preschool children eat as much as they are served on their plate in any one time. Till date it was accepted that these children...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

...e impressions and interpret them quickly enough to steer its movement and precisely determine its position in space. Yet the fly's brain is hardly bigger than a pinhead, too small by far to enable the fly's feats if it functioned exactly the way the human brain does. It must have a simpler and more effi...

Spleen May Help Heart Recover From Disease

...pendix, the spleen isn't exactly known as a vital organ. In fact, plenty of people do fine without it. But new research suggests the spleen plays a bigger role in the immune system than previously thought. In mice, scientists found, the spleen serves as a home for a type of white blood cell that scave...

New survey report: Primary care emphasis included in workplace wellness programs

...the most common disease management program offered in 2009. Company size matters, but doesn't dictate value of incentives. Among large employers, a bigger percentage offers programs and incentives when compared to small and mid-sized companies. But some organizations with as few as 210 employees are offe...

Employers See Well-Designed Worksite Health and Wellness Programs as Strong Value in Down Economy

...st common disease management program offered in 2009. * Company size matters, but doesn't dictate value of incentives. Among large employers, a bigger percentage offers programs and incentives when compared to small and mid-sized companies. But some organizations with as few as 210 employees are offe...

Foundation Radiology Group Builds Sales and Marketing Teams for Projected Record-Year Growth

...to this position," said Timothy J. Pisula, COO, Foundation Radiology Group. "Because she has been on the client service side, Gretchen understands the bigger picture of defining marketing initiatives, and seeing them through, which is a perfect fit for our needs." About Foundation Radiology Group ...

IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection

...tting proper protection." Agreeing that, "it may be possible that an unapproved, untested product may work to some extent," but Johnston warned, "the bigger worry is that the product being installed on the consumer's home was tested and failed. That is why they are unable to present an approval number." ...

Doctors' Attitudes Play Part in Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...th priorities. "Older patients frequently have complex and overlapping illnesses involving multiple body systems. Often these diseases are having a bigger impact on their day-to-day lives than mild cognitive impairment. As a result, when they see the doctor, their priority is to have their non-cognitive ...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

... safely. "Older patients frequently have complex and overlapping illnesses involving multiple body systems. Often these diseases are having a bigger impact on their day to day lives than mild cognitive impairment. As a result, when they see the doctor, their priority is to have their non-cognitive ...

Savoring Happy Moments Helps Build Emotional Strength

... "The better approach is to be open and flexible, to be appreciative of whatever good you do find in your daily circumstances, rather than focusing on bigger questions." The study was published in the June issue of the journal Emotion . More information The American Academy of Family Physicians ...

Washington D.C. Metro Crash Jolts Personal Injury Attorneys from Coast to Coast

...isregard for their recommendations, and failure to learn from its mistakes. "Whenever an accident like this happens, it is truly a tragedy. A bigger tragedy, that personal injury attorneys are well aware of, is knowing that death, injury, and property loss could have been prevented," says Manh...

Greater Language Skills in 20s May Guard Against Alzheimer's

...en autopsies revealed the clear brain changes that are hallmarks of the disease. Also, the brains of women without symptoms of Alzheimer's housed bigger neurons, according to a study appearing in the July 9 online edition of Neurology . "We noticed that the neurons in this group of people are large...

If 2 Painkillers Are Banned, What Next?

...o need to guard against using too much of either the narcotic or the acetaminophen if only one is being taken at a time, Shurman said. But an even bigger concern, he said, is use of over-the-counter acetaminophen products, of which Tylenol and Excedrin are among the most popular. "People can walk in...

PatientAssistance.com Proposes a HOLI Solution to American Healthcare Reform

...d place to start. By cutting waste, we can slow costs. But those cost-cutting measures won't entirely stop or slow the rising costs of healthcare. The bigger problem is that healthcare reform options being presented don't incorporate truly new sources of revenue streams. Making healthcare affordable for eve...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Teams up with Bob Harper from 'The Biggest Loser' To Expand Efforts Aimed at Improving Individuals' Health

... the impact their behaviors have on their health and on the health of their social network. Unlike a carbon footprint, which focuses on reduction, the bigger a Health Footprint is the more health influence someone has on those around them. Anthem and Bob Harper will work together to highlight how our healt...

Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

...eactants, sodium sulphide or cadmium chloride. The scientists then bring the bubbles with the different loads together and fuse two vesicles to form a bigger vesicle - this is done by subjecting the bubble cocktail to a short but very strong electrical pulse. The electric shock fuses the membranes of two ad...

The Nuts and Bolts of Reform Proposals

... that quantity of care is rewarded over quality : Those health professionals who order the most diagnostic tests and prescribe the most drugs get a bigger piece of the financial pie, according to advocates for change. "We have spent far more money on research of new diagnostic techniques and new medic...

Playing video games for better, not worse

... these findings make it clear that playing video games is not in itself good or bad for children," Bushman said."The type of content in the game has a bigger impact than the overall amount of time spent playing." ...

Evolution May Have Made Humans More Cancer Prone

... Scientist thinks bigger brain could explain difference from chimps ,,,, FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Did humans lose some of their ability to ward off canc...

Japan Pharma Events Rise to Market Challenge

...ial seminars hosted by government, industry organisations and manufacturers were notably popular - with the 130+ seminar programme being significantly bigger than last year. Over 700 attendees were recorded for the Japanese pharmaceutical industry speakers on the second day. Eliane van Doorn, UBM Inter...
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