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China Medical Technologies Announces Change of Independent Auditors

BEIJING, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products, today announced the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoope...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Communities in three states will serve as initial sites for initiative to promote healthier options in communities CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixteen communities in Connecticut, Kentucky and Tennessee have been selected to build statewide networks to help reduce ...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

New Survey from the Two Leading Plastic Surgery Societies Reveals Surprising Answers New York, NY and Arlington Heights, IL (Vocus) August 3, 2009 -- What people find beautiful about themselves may be different than what they find appealing in another person. That's jus...

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...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces Change to Executive Team as Jitendra N. Doshi Assumes Position of CEO

DETROIT, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD ) announced that Jitendra N. Doshi has been appointed as interim Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of the Company following the resignation of Daniel H. Movens as Chief Executive Offi...

Croff Enterprises, Inc. Closes Merger and Will Change Name to America's Minority Health Network, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Croff Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: COFF) announced today that it has closed on its previously announced merger with America's Minority Health Network, Inc., a development stage corporation that is engaged in providing direct to c...

Parents Urged to 'Make Change to Save Change' at Back-to-School Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A return to hectic school-year schedules puts families on the go and may cause kids to miss out on key nutrients. A recent report in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition showed Americans are short-changing themselves on nu...

10 Million Workers Gain New Health and Behavior Change Tool - eMindful Courses Offered to Client of Leading Online Health Change Provider

Ten million employees around the United States will now have mindful health and diet changes at their finger tips as eMindful.com, a leading source of online health and wellness information and education, partners with Convergence Health ( www.convergencehealth.com ). V...

Domain Registration Corp. Announces Name Change to 'BioPharm Asia, Inc.'

SHENZHEN, China, July 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Domain Registration Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DOMR), today announces that the Company has changed its name to "BioPharm Asia, Inc." effective July 17, 2009. A corresponding ticker change will take place in the next three to four weeks in...

Domain Registration Corp. Announces Name Change to 'BioPharm Asia, Inc.'

SHENZHEN, China, July 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Domain Registration Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: DOMR), today announces that the Company has changed its name to "BioPharm Asia, Inc." effective July 17, 2009. A corresponding ticker change will take place in the next three to four weeks in...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

Dr. Mark E. Richards with Ageless Impressions Plastic Surgery Institute is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon, and has been certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. Every day at his plastic surgery in Washington, DC , he sees people who want to improve their appearance in some...

Interaction Associates and The Interaction Institute for Social Change Present at the Greater Than Conference

Interaction Associates and The Interaction Institute for Social Change Present at the Greater Than Conference, July 26-28, 2009. The session, entitled "Accelerating Leaders’ Competence for Cross Sector Collaboration," provides insight into the opportunities created by a growing aw...

Christian Children's Fund Name Change to ChildFund International Official

RICHMOND, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christian Children's Fund, one of the world's oldest and largest child development organizations, is now ChildFund International. The new name takes effect today. The name ChildFund International is part of the organization's new strategy to...

Grab a Tool and Change Your Brain

In the mind's eye, an arm or hand changes shape, study finds,, THURSDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Pick up a golf club and your brain may do more than look for an easy par three. New research suggests that the brain considers tools to be extensions of the body. The mere act of...

Intact America Launches Campaign to Change How America Thinks About Male Circumcision

REMOVAL OF HEALTHY FUNCTIONING TISSUE VIOLATES MEDICAL ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS OF BABY BOYS WHO CANNOT GIVE INFORMED CONSENT NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, pediatricians and health and human rights activists today announced the launch of INTACT AMERICA and its website -...

Traveling Healthcare Staffing Company, Medical Solutions, Announces a Ttitle change for its Recruiters to Career Consultants

In an effort to more accurately reflect the service their Recruiters provide and the relationships they have with their travelers, traveling healthcare staffing company Medical Solutions has changed the title of their Recruiters to Career Consultants. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) ...

'How to Change Someone You Love' Offers Help to Those Who Feel Powerless in the Face of Addiction

SEABROOK, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce their sponsorship of "How to Change Someone You Love" seminars in coordination with Brad Lamm, BRI-I, CAI. Founder of Intervention Specialists, author of "How to Change Someone You Love" and a nationally r...

12th Annual Health Confidence Survey: Americans Show Support for Several Health Coverage Options, But Their Views Could Change as More Details Emerge

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress prepares to debate a major overhaul of the nation's health care system, Americans already have formed opinions in support of several proposals to expand coverage that have been part of the preliminary discussion, according to the 12th annu...

Children Uniting Nations, Russell Simmons, Mos Def, David Archuleta, Terrence Howard, Gabrielle Union, Vivica Fox, Elise Neal, and Shawn King - Visit Nation's Capitol to Promote Student Mentoring and Change for Child Welfare

June 9th Set for Fourth Annual National Conference with Key Legislators, Policy Makers and Celebrities Dedicated to Making a Difference For Country's At Risk Youth LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Children Uniting Nations (CUN), one of the premier non-profit organization...

Consorta Receives Practice Greenhealth Champion for Change Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Consorta, a leading healthcare group purchasing and resource management organization, announced today that they have received the Practice Greenhealth Champion for Change Award for outstanding contributions to environmentally responsible healthcare. Conso...

Set out on the Pathway to Change with the Dermatology Nurses' Association

Dermatology Nurses to Convene in Boston, July 31-August 2 BOSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Within health care, dermatology nursing professionals play a critical role in providing quality care to their patients. When the Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) hosts its Annual Summer Meeting in 2...

Cocaine Spurs Long-Term Change in Brain Chemistry

Study in mice finds drug alters gene activity, points to new methods for treatment THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) Many remember those fried-egg "this is your brain on drugs" public service announcements. Now, a new study offers insight into how addictive drugs such as cocaine "co...

Climate Change Could Sting Allergy, Asthma Sufferers

Longer pollen seasons, more ozone mean more symptoms for those at risk, experts say,,,, MONDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change isn't only bad for the Earth, it may be bad for your health -- especially if you have allergies or asthma. Global warming is making pollen season...

New Bill to Fund Climate Change and Public Health Preparedness Praised by Environmental and Health Groups

Legislation will support research, surveillance, planning and interagency coordination WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Trust for America's Health (TFAH), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) praised legislation introduced late yesterd...

APHA Applauds Climate Change Bill That Will Help Protect Public Health

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a direct connection between climate change and human health, and legislation introduced yesterday will greatly help to better understand and minimize the growing health threats associated with a warming climate, said the American Public Health ...

Mylan Announces Change in Board Leadership

- Co-founder Mike Puskar retires as Chairman of the Board - - Robert J. Coury elected Chairman of the Board - PITTSBURGH May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced a change in leadership to its Board of Directors. Mylan co-founder and chairman Milan ("Mik...

Extreme makeover: Stanford scientists explore new way to change cell's identity

STANFORD, Calif. Even cells aren't immune to peer pressure. Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have now shown that skin cells can be coaxed to behave like muscle cells and muscle cells like skin cells solely by altering who they hang out with: the relative levels of the in...

New Research from EBRI: Many Support Lower Cost Sharing to Change Health Care System Use

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans support the use of lower cost sharing as an incentive to change the way individuals use the health care system in order to reduce costs, according to survey data published today by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI...

Medicare Change May Impact Black Kidney Patients

Single payment plan for dialysis and meds could put many at disadvantage, study suggests WEDNESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Black kidney patients may have more difficulty getting dialysis under a new Medicare payment policy, researchers warn. The Centers for Medicare & Medi...

How cells change gears: New insights published in Nature Genetics

Bioinformatics researchers from UC San Diego just moved closer to unlocking the mystery of how human cells switch from "proliferation mode" to "specialization mode." This computational biology work from the Jacobs School of Engineering's bioengineering department could lead to new ideas for curbin...

Haemonetics Announces Change to Board of Directors

BRAINTREE, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) announced today that Richard Meelia has retired from its Board of Directors effective April 2, 2009. Mr. Meelia is Chairman, President and CEO of Covidien Ltd., a global healthcare products company. He is ...

Federal Cigarette Tax Increase and Current Economy Will Change Smoker's Habits

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, the federal cigarette tax will increase by 62 cents to a total of $1.01 per pack, to fund the expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program that was signed into law earlier this year.(1) A new survey shows that the April 1st fede...

White House Protest Denouncing Obama's Speech at Notre Dame and Proposed Change in Abortion Conscience Regs.

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Wednesday, April 1, at 12:00 noon, D.C. area Pro-life leaders and activists will gather at Lafayette Park to protest the change in HHS regs regarding conscience for ...

The American Red Cross and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Change the Life of Arizona Teen

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" work tirelessly to change lives in communities nationwide. Every two seconds someone in this country needs blood, and for most of her young life, 14-year-old Lizzie Bell has depended on r...

Agent for Social Change to Lead Nation's Largest Membership Organization

A. Barry Rand to take over as CEO for AARP WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest membership organization, AARP, will appoint A. Barry Rand, known for being a catalyst for social change and inclusion in the workplace, to become CEO in early April succeeding Bill...

Climate change reduces nutritional value of algae

Dutch researchers wanted to know whether an increased CO2 concentration exerted an influence on underwater life. They therefore examined freshwater micro-algae: small, floating and mostly unicellular algae. The experiments were performed in large tanks called limnotrons. These were aerated with or...

Wine Color Won't Change Breast Cancer Risk

Despite red wine's healthy reputation, study finds it won't lower cancer odds,,,, MONDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) -- Although moderate consumption of red wine may offer some benefit for your heart, it won't help decrease the risk of breast cancer in women, new research suggests. "...

Time for Change - Sunshine and Exercise Part of Holistic Treatment for Osteoporosis

MUNICH, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For an expert opinion visit: http://62.193.238.61/blueprinttv/osteoporosis/IWDosteoporosis-expert-opinion . html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the spac...

Doctors call for change in how non-active TB in immigrant children treated

INDIANAPOLIS New guidelines proposed in the March 2009 issue of the journal Pediatrics by researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children may have a major impact on how U.S. pediatricians and family physicians treat non-active tuberculosis (TB) in chil...

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...
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