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Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

Less activity, 'comfort eating' might spur obesity, German study finds FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity rates may increase along with rising financial debt, German researchers suggest. In their study, Eva Munster and her colleagues at the University of Mainz tracked the w...

VHA and AT&T Bring Innovative Communications Solutions to Health Care

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In today's challenging financial climate, the health care industry consistently seeks ways to cut costs and improve operational efficiencies while striving to provide high quality patient care. Thanks to a new agreement between VHA Inc...

St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County Partners With Aegis Health Group to Bring Health-Management Program to Area Employers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County, which includes Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, a 279-bed acute-care facility on California's northern coast, and its 80-bed sister facility, Petaluma Valley Hospital, selected Aegis Health Group to design...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

New book - 'Public Health 101' - by Richard K. Riegelman, is hard-wired to the Association of American Colleges and Universities' curriculum recommendations for an undergraduate course by the same name. The book is an important part of a growing movement of several prominent higher education orga...

Living Green Marketplace Announces the Cancer Care Wellness Box to Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients During Medical Treatment

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Green Marketplace, (www.LivingGreenMarketplace.com) an online marketplace offering healthy, sustainable and green products for the home and body, today announced the Cancer Care Wellness Box. Living Green Marketplace will donate a ...

Metabolife(R) Reminds Us That the Little Things We Do Can Bring Positive Change to Our Lives and the Lives of Others

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolife, a leading brand in the weight management industry, announced today their "Less Is More" campaign, which will encourage participants to bring about positive, incremental changes to their lives and the lives of others through simple, every...

Stayhealthy and Innovative Wellness Solutions Announce Partnership to Bring Innovation to the Workplace Wellness Market

BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Stayhealthy, Inc., a leader in bringing advanced technologies and solutions to people that want to take control of their health, and Innovative Wellness Solutions a leader in bringing comprehensive proactive health solutions to employers announced ...

Cell Discovery May Bring Science Closer to Diabetes Cure

'Sox17' gene could further pancreatic research, study suggests MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- In early embryonic development, a specific gene plays an important role in directing cells to become part of the pancreas or part of the biliary system, and researchers say this finding...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and FORMA Therapeutics today announced a partnership to accelerate LLS's pipeline of research projects entering late pre-clinical development. The collaboration will beg...

Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

Monkey study is best evidence yet that fewer daily calories boost lifespan THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new study that found that a lower-calorie diet slowed the aging process in monkeys could be the best proof yet that restricted diets might do the same for humans. "The b...

National Medical Association Applauds President Obama's and Senator Baucus's Efforts to Work With PhRMA to Bring Down Health Care Costs and Advance Meaningful Reforms

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Medical Association (NMA) congratulates President Obama and the Senate Finance Chair, Max Baucus (D-MT) on their work with PhRMA to bring down health care costs and increase access to medicines. "While the adoption of Medicar...

New Online Company Is Helping to Bring a Solution to the Increasingly Devastating Problem of Healthcare Costs in America, at No Cost to Consumers

TROY, Mich., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Consumer Reports study, 28% of Americans have skipped doses, cut pills in half, failed to fill a prescription or shared a prescription in order to cut costs. As more and more Americans are struggling to cope with the rising cost of hea...

Monsoon Season will Bring Japanese Encephalitis

BALTIMORE, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 monsoon season will soon arrive in the Asian territories and culicine mosquito populations are expected to increase. "These mosquitoes may carry the virus that causes Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which kills 10-15,000 people each year," warned Fran Lessan...

Thomson Reuters Partners with Research4Life to Bring Scientific Research Information Resources to Developing Countries Around the World

Healthcare & Science Business Creates Special Edition of ISI Web of Knowledge To Advance Research4Life Partnership PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced that it is joining Research4Life to provide the deve...

MedApps Receives FDA Clearance on a New Way to Bring Cost-Effective Remote Health Monitoring to More People

MedApps' Innovative Personal Health Device: A Key to Lowering Healthcare Costs and Expanding Viability and Adoption of Electronic Health Records SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Health professionals and patients alike have access to a new set of tools that will aid in stabilizing m...

National Marrowthon Campaign Aims to Bring Nearly 50,000 to the Be The Match Registry(SM) in Two Weeks

Joining the marrow registry is free June 8-22; The Jeff Gordon Foundation seeds fundraising with $300,000 donation to help grow the registry MINNEAPOLIS, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, thousands of people with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases search the Be The Match Registry f...

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Bring Leaders Together In Washington, D.C., To Discuss The Economic Impact Of Medical Science and Discovery, and Policies Needed To Maintain U.S. Leadership at 'Best And Brightest Forum On Me

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: United States leadership in medical innovation is at risk. A recent study found that the U.S. currently ranks sixth among 40 countries and regions in innovation and competitiveness, and it placed last in...

New Interactive Tools From ACG Aim to Bring Hope to Millions of IBS Patients Searching for Relief

IBS Signs and Symptoms Tracker Sheds Light on IBS Warning Signs; IBS Treatment Matrix Helps Patients Find Relief BETHESDA, Md., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark World Digestive Health Day, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), in conjunction with global observances of this ...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

Free "Eye Health & Allergies" brochure available from Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Many allergy sufferers say symptoms such as itchy, dry, red and watery eyes leave them frustrated and irritable, tired, and distracted, according to...

LIVESTRONG and Penn Medicine announce partnership to bring online care plan tool to cancer survivors

AUSTIN, Texas; PHILADELPHIA The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) and Penn Medicine announced today a four-year partnership to further develop and disseminate the LIVESTRONG Care Plan Powered by Penn Medicine's OncoLink. This free service gives cancer survivors, their families and physicians the a...

Looks, Money, Fame Don't Bring Happiness

Study finds reaching more intrinsic goals is what leads to well-being FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Having lots of money, good looks and fame may sound like a sure ticket to happiness, but a new study suggests otherwise. Researchers at the University of Rochester in New York tr...

Alzheimer's discovery could bring early diagnosis, treatment closer

This release is available in French . A discovery made by researchers at McGill University and the affiliated Lady Davis Research Institute for Medical Research at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital offers new hope for the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. In a stud...

Health and Advocacy Leaders Mobilize to Bring Attention to Atrial Fibrillation, a Costly and Misunderstood Cardiovascular Disease

Survey Shows Patient and Healthcare Professionals are 'Out of Sync' About Potential Serious Health Consequences WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation's 76 million Baby Boomers approach their Medicare years, a diverse group of healthcare leaders today joined together ...

New Board Members Join American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF): Distinguished Executive, Medical and Philanthropic Leaders Bring Additional Perspectives to the ACMGF Board

BETHESDA, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF) has announced the election of four new directors, following its 2009 annual meeting. The board members are active participants in serving as advocates for the Foundation and for advancing t...

Too-Low Blood Pressure Can Also Bring Danger

What's OK for the kidney and brain may not be best for the heart, expert says THURSDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- While too-high blood pressure is a clear hazard for most people, too-low pressure can apparently be a threat in some cases as well. A new study of 10,001 people with cor...

Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Returns to Indianapolis to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope for People With Diabetes

INDIANAPOLIS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine , the not-for-profit Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) will hold its critically acclaimed conference for people living with diabetes on May 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Ce...

NGOs Unite to Bring Awareness to Inequities in Eye Care for Women

Nearly two out of three people who are blind or visually impaired are women WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading U.S.-based eye care NGOs held a briefing, " Seeing Women: Taking on Gender Inequities in Global Blindness Prevention," at the National Press Club in Washington,...

TeleHealth Services and UNC-TV Partner to Bring Kids Channel to North Carolina Children's Hospitals

TeleHealth Services, the nation's leading provider of healthcare on-demand patient and staff education, healthcare televisions and communications solutions, has announced a joint initiative with UNC-TV, North Carolina's member-supported statewide television network, to bring UNC-KD, a new digita...

RN Sisters Bring Low-Tech Innovations to New Nurses and Nursing Students

Two Sisters take on nursing medical malpractice challenge by introducing low tech solution to keep new nurse's. Their Product RNReport card introduces standardized shift reporting and note taking to help keep new nurses organized in their day to day tasks.RNReport Card is more efficient by standa...

Obama Urged to Bring Back National Meatless Program

Environmental and public health experts call for Americans to go "Meatless" on Mondays NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With World Health Day and Earth Day both in April, health and environmental advocates are calling on President Obama to take a page from history and proclaim na...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and American Well(TM) Join to Bring Online Care to Minnesota

First health plan in the continental U.S. to offer consumers new on-demand access to health care services WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine being able to talk immediately with a physician who is able to review your clinical information, ask and answer questions, make ...

Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Returns to Raleigh to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope for People With Diabetes

RALEIGH, N.C., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) conference and health fair will be held May 2, 2009 at the Raleigh Convention Center , bringing national and local medical experts in diabetes care to people with all types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and ...

Bed Bugs Bring No Disease Danger

But infestations are rising and tough to get rid of, experts say TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Although bed bugs might prevent you from sleeping soundly, the good news is that their bites don't appear to transmit illness, a new report finds. Previously, some research had sug...

Subtle Fillers Bring Breathtaking Results; The Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Hosts Its March 27th 'Filler Day' Specials!

WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Janet Neigel and the staff at The Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery will host a special 'Filler Day', showcasing specials on Restylane, Perlane and Radiesse, which are gentle fillers that achieve dramatic results. The event will take place...

AmeriCares and International Medical Corps Partner to Bring Lifesaving Aid to Chad

STAMFORD, Conn. and LOS ANGELES, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares, a nonprofit international relief organization, is sending an airlift carrying more than $1.4 million worth of lifesaving medicines and medical supplies to its partner, International Medical Corps, to help Darfur refug...

CSC and AORN Bring Standardized Electronic Health Framework to Perioperative Nursing Care

Syntegrity is First Step Toward Comprehensive Solution FALLS CHURCH, Va. and CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC ) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) today announced the launch of the AORN Syntegrity Standardized Perioperative Framework, sof...

Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Returns to Hawaii to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope for People with Diabetes

HONOLULU, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) conference and health fair will be held April 4, 2009 at the Hawaii Convention Center, bringing national and local medical experts in diabetes care to people with all types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and their ...

In the Midst of a National Nurse Shortage Crisis ... Nurses Celebrate Landmark Legal Settlement That Will Help Ensure Fair Compensation & Bring More RNs to the Bedside

The $1.25 Million deal is the first settlement in 5 lawsuits nationally aimed at stopping hospitals from conspiring to depress nurse wages ALBANY, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses today applauded the announcement of a settlement in a class action lawsuit which was reached bet...

The Catalyst Foundation's Groundbreaking ACE Study-Based Services Bring Transformational Change to Healthcare

LANCASTER, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes are among the leading causes of death in America. These conditions cause extreme human suffering, and place an enormous financial burden on patients and their families as well as on our severely over...

Yoga May Bring Calm to Breast Cancer Treatment

Women reported less stress, more peace after sessions, study finds THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga can improve the emotional health of breast cancer patients, contends a new U.S. study. "Given the high levels of stress and distress that many women with breast cancer exper...
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