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Harrison City ROCKS! Set for August 15, Music Festival to Benefit Cardiac Research at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual Harrison City ROCKS! Festival kicks off Saturday, August 15, 12 p.m., at the Harrison City Municipal Park, to benefit the Matthew P. Fischerkeller Memorial Fund, which helps support cardiac research at Children's Hospital of Pit...

Report Shows New York City Companies Playing Key Role In Development of New Medicines for Wide Range of Diseases

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 488 new, innovative medicines are being developed by biopharmaceutical research companies with facilities in New York City, according to a new report released today at the Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center. The medicines are awaiting app...

d'Gianni to Unveil Exquisite New Lingerie Collection Aboard New York City Cruise Ship

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- d'Gianni Lingerie ( www.dgianni.com ) is unveiling its sensual Intimate Apparel Collection aboard a luxury liner in New York City on August 22, 2009 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Boarding time is 6:30 p.m. and the cruise ship sets sail from New Y...

Wanted: Oklahoma City Licensed Pharmacy Technicians

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While U.S. unemployment rose to 9.5% in June, Adecco USA continues to see job opportunities for qualified professionals in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. Despite the fact that Oklahoma's unemployment rate is over 6%, Adecco USA cu...

MIT granted an 8,000 square foot operation facility in Taizhou city for a period of 2 and half years

DENVER, CO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH.PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), "MIT" is pleased to announce that it has been granted a completely new, 8,000 square foot operation facility, as per "MIT China" requirements, from th...

Kansas City Patients Rate Their Doctors in Most Reliable Survey of Its Kind

New Report Is Available to Everyone Online and Represents a Significant Step to Improve Health Care and Lower Costs KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients in Kansas City give their primary-care doctors high marks for communicating effectively and...

Savannah City Leaders Launch Medicare Diabetes Screening Project

SAVANNAH, Ga. July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Lester Jackson III (D - 2nd District), Diane Weems, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Coastal Health District, Charles Powell, Executive Director, Community Cardiovascular Council, and Loretha Jenkins, Program Coordinator, Coastal Area Ag...

Spots Still Available to Run 2009 ING New York City Marathon With Team Reeve

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced that it has a limited number of spots available for the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. The benefits of being part of Team Reeve include: personalized training plan from our te...

Winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Contest Selected to Walk the Runway in New York City Fashion Show Hosted by Tim Gunn

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen and Wyeth today announced the eight winners of the Ad dressing Psoriasis(TM) contest, which recognizes people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who have tried not to allow the condition to inhibit their personal style. The winners will help raise...

Pew Report Documents Challenges Faced by Philadelphia in Paying for City Workers' Pensions and Health Care

PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Philadelphia Research Initiative reports that Philadelphia's city pension fund now has less than half the money it needs to make good on its obligation to past and current city workers. The fund has not been...

New York City Chiropractor Announces New State-Of-The-Art Facility, Website

Dr. Steven Shoshany of New York City is proud to announce that he has recently launched his new website, www.LivingwellNewYork.com , to coincide with an exciting new direction he is taking with his office and an expansion of the practice. New York (PRWEB) June 23, 2009...

Chopra Center Co-Founder and Best-Selling Author David Simon, M.D., Will Lead Two Special Events in New York City This June

This spring in the center of the universe, Dr. David Simon will teach stressed New Yorkers how to heal anxiety and experience greater physical health and emotional well-being. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2009 -- Renowned mind-body physician and co-founder of the...

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the City of Miami, Microsoft and Resolute Solutions Seek to Improve Care of Diabetic Populations Using Collaborative Technology

Organizations team pilot chronic care management tools in a historic African-American community. MIAMI, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, the city o...

County and City Leaders Coordinate to Just Be Ready

From new flu A H1N1 to earthquakes and fires, elected officials and city managers gather to prepare for potential public health emergencies LOS ANGELES, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today hosted a workshop, titled "Managing a Public Health Crisis a...

Scientists find city rats are loyal to their 'hoods

In the rat race of life, one thing is certain: there's no place like home. Now, a study just released in Molecular Ecology finds the same is true for rats. Although inner city rodents appear to roam freely, most form distinct neighborhoods where they spend the majority of their lives. Like an...

ASPH Supports President Obama's Selection of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, for CDC Director

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASPH commends President Barack Obama's appointment of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH as the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In his announcement, President Obama hailed Frieden as "an ...

Harris Joins City of Chicago in Support of Maintaining Good Health Habits

CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris announced today that it is partnering with the City of Chicago in their response to prevent the spread of H1N1 and other viruses. In support of protecting the public, Harris will fund the hand sanitizing gel at more than 400 new sanitizing stations throughout...

Matthew Reeve to Run 2009 ING New York City Marathon for Team Reeve

Son of Christopher Reeve to run on behalf of 1.275 million Americans living with spinal cord injury SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced Matthew Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve and member of the Board of Directors of ...

Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon is New President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Aesthetic Society elects top officers at 2009 annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV. New York, NY (Vocus) May 5, 2009 -- Utah plastic surgeon Renato Saltz, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). The Aesthetic Society, with ne...

Martha Reeves to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

Reeves to Serve as Honorary Co-chair of Event BALTIMORE, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that Martha Reeves, former lead singer of the Motown group Martha and the Vandellas, will take the stage serving as a co-chair for the organizat...

Team ZERO to Run to End Prostate Cancer in 2009 ING New York City Marathon

Runners Encouraged to Join ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer to Take Strides for the Cause WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring is in the air across the country and runners are hitting the pavement to ramp up their running regimes in preparation for upcoming races. ZERO...

Severely Abused Foster Children Sue New York City Child Welfare Agencies After their Failure to Help Them

Now residing in Florida, special needs victims are abandoned again! WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten former foster care children are filing a civil rights and negligence lawsuit in New York District Court against the City of New York Child Welfare Administratio...

SCAN Health Plan Provides 'Senior Sensitivity Training' to City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and Network Service Providers

LOS ANGELES, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past two months, staff members from the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging along with contracted vendors and service providers, have literally been "walking in the shoes of a senior" by participating in a series of hands-on exercises and sensor...

Delta Employees Blanket Salt Lake City Medical Center With Warm Gifts

SALT LAKE CITY, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing a nine-year tradition of putting a quilt on every sick child's bed, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL ) employees today presented Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City a gift of more than 1,250 handmade quilts. Each quilt, inspired f...

HealthMapRx, Mirixa and the City of Asheville Announce New Partnership to Improve Health & Healthcare Savings of Beneficiaries With Chronic Diseases

RESTON, Va. and ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMapRx LLC, Mirixa Corporation and the City of Asheville, North Carolina jointly announced today the launch of a new collaborative effort that will expand and support the administration of the Asheville Project(R). Asheville Project(R) ...

New York City Chiropractor Becomes First In North America to Offer Innovative SpiderTech Tape Therapy

Manhattan Chiropractor Dr. Steven Shoshany's office has always been synonymous with being at the forefront of integrating the newest and best technology to his practice. His latest addition is the highly anticipated SpiderTech line of pre-engineered Kinesiology Tape applications. Developed by N...

Diabetes Ten City Challenge Reduces Health Care Costs and Improves Patient Health

Data confirm model can drive fundamental change in the U.S. health care system Washington, D.C. (Vocus) April 6, 2009 -- Results of the Diabetes Ten City Challenge (DTCC) released today by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation demonstrate how employ...

Connecticut Resident Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy Involving New York City Hospital

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Trumbull, Conn., resident who was involved in operating three businesses in Brooklyn, N.Y., pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Justice announced today. Krzysztof Koczon pleaded guilty ...

EHE International Helps Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter to Raise Awareness About Alzheimer's Disease

Important information on display at 10 Rockefeller Plaza through March 31, 2009 NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of March, the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter will raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and Chapter services. This is due to the generos...

Paul McCartney to Headline Benefit Concert for David Lynch Foundation at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday, April 4

To be joined by special guests Ringo Starr, Sheryl Crow, Donovan, Eddie Vedder, Ben Harper, Moby, Paul Horn, Bettye LaVette, and Jim James Tickets go on sale Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. through www.ticketmaster.com NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul McCartney and special guests Ri...

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

Alliance President & CEO Dave McCurdy to Speak at Event BALTIMORE, Feb. 27, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a coalition of eleven major automakers, will participate in the NFB's third annu...

AMERIGROUP Foundation and Union City Board of Education Announce Winners of 'Word About Health' Contest

Statewide Annual Essay Contest Challenged Students to Submit Thoughts About Healthy Living WEST NEW YORK, N.J., Feb. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMERIGROUP Foundation and Union City Board of Education announced the winners of the annual WORD About Health Contest during a special luncheon at ...

America's Peanut Farmers to Travel to New York City to Meet Consumers, Work to Rebuild Trust in All Things Peanut

Grand Central Terminal Will Host Growers, Peanut Field, Product Sampling March 4 and 5 NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the National Peanut Board will set up shop in Vanderbilt Hall in New York City's Grand Central Terminal March 4 and 5 to meet consumers, answer questions and giv...

The American Red Cross Recognizes Atlantic City Casinos

Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino will host the 3rd Annual Atlantic City Casino Blood Donor Campaign Award Reception ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel are teaming up on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 to host...

Subway Accident Victim Wins $3.595 Million Verdict Against The New York City Transit Authority

Smiley & Smiley, LLP, a prominent New York City personal injury law firm, obtained a $3,594,943 verdict on behalf of a 25-year-old man who suffered an amputation of his lower right leg as a result of being run over by a subway train. (Vocus) February 17, 2009 -- Sm...

Smart Balance to Bring Milk with More Taste and Less Fat to New York City and Albany Metro Areas and New England

Excellent Source of Omega-3s EPA/DHA and 170% Daily Requirement of Vitamin E PARAMUS, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL ) today announced that it will launch Smart Balance(TM) Milk in supermarkets in the New York City and Albany metro areas and New Eng...

EngagementHealth(R) Launches Comprehensive Wellness Program with the City of East Moline, Illinois

All Active Employees, Retirees and Covered Spouses Invited to Participate WESTCHESTER, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- EngagementHealth, LLC., an innovator in employer wellness programs, announced today the successful launch of its comprehensive disease prevention and health promotion programs w...

Medical City Hospital Named by Texas Monthly as One of the Top Ten Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Hospital Ranked Eighth in the Large Companies Category for 2009 DALLAS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in four years, Medical City Hospital - an award-winning medical facility in North Texas - has been named one of the state's top employers in the Texas Monthly 2009 list...

Prime Companies Revenue Stream Begins; Dentists in Every City and Town Available on Company's New Web Site

ANTHEM, Ariz., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prime Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PCIR) today announced two major accomplishments: The Company has begun receiving income from dentists paying to subscribe to its new www.mychoicedentist.com web site. The web...

James L. Weidner Named 2009 Spirit of Life(R) Award Recipient by City of Hope

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. Chief Executive Officer James L. Weidner has been named the 2009 recipient of the Spirit of Life(R) Award, City of Hope's most prestigious philanthropic honor. A gala black tie dinner celebrating Mr. Weidner and his aw...
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