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Gold Standard/Elsevier Launches MedCounselor Consumer Drug Information Modules

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Standard/Elsevier , publisher of medication management solutions, announced today the launch of three MedCounselor consumer drug information modules for pharmacies and health information Web sites. MedCounselor educates consumers on how to tak...

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has scheduled listening sessions across the state on the new Integrated Care Initiative, an effort to make it easier for older consumers to deal with Medicare and Medicaid issues. The new healt...

Top Dermatologists to be Selected and Published in "The Leading Physicians of the World" Consumer Directory.

The International Association of Healthcare Professionals birthed a new addition to their already booming empire of top physicians. The much awaited International Association of Dermatologists will select and feature the biographies of top dermatologists from around the globe in their renowned di...

Regence Wins Awards for Consumer Appeal to Transform Health Care

PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While Congress debates reforming health care from the top down, Regence was recognized for its work to engage consumers to transform health care from the bottom up. "Transforming the Health Care System - Engaging Consumers to Create Val...

New Spanish-Language Consumer Guides Compare Treatments for Depression, Prostate Cancer and Other Conditions

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spanish speakers who want to know how soon they can expect to feel better when taking an antidepressant, which rheumatoid arthritis drugs work best against pain or how surgery compares with other options for prostate cancer n...

IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection

LANTANA, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --- Tom Johnston, President of the International Hurricane Protection Association (IHPA), announced today the launching of the ' Get the Number' consumer awareness campaign. "The ' Get the Number ' campaign is an educational tool to let consu...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of New Centrum Ultra Line of Multivitamins Specially Formulated For Women and Men

MADISON, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced the availability of a new, scientifically advanced, gender- and age-specific adult multivitamin line developed to help meet the nutritional needs of women and m...

Sit 'n Sleep Refocuses on Consumer Sleep Health and Well-Being

GARDENA, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit 'n Sleep, the mattress superstore dedicated to providing a good night's sleep to millions of Southern Californians, today launched a new campaign focused on educating consumers around the link between the right mattress and improved sleep health and wel...

Local Heart Doctors First in Nation to Announce Active Investigation of Red Wine (Resveratrol) Pills, Issue Consumer Precautions

FT. LEE, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Red wine (resveratrol) pills appear to be the rage these days and a local group of cardiologists wants to lead the way for patients and consumers to learn more about them. They may be among the first U.S. cardiologists to do so. (Photo: http://www.newsc...

Sokolove Law Launches Chinese Drywall Consumer Advocacy Hotline

NEWTON, Mass., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sokolove Law LLC, the leader in the reinvention of how people obtain legal services, today launched a telephone hotline to provide consumers with general information about the potential health hazards from the use of tainted Chinese-made drywal...

Cancer Roadmaps Chooses Tableau Software for Consumer Access to Online, Interactive Dashboards for Cancer Patients

SEATTLE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software ( http://www.tableausoftware.com ), the global leader in data visualization and rapid-fire business intelligence software ( http://www.tableausoftware.com/business-intelligence-software ), today announced that Cancer Roadmaps has cho...

Winner Medical Signs PurCotton Sales Agreement With Consumer Products Leader in China

SHENZHEN, China, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG, "Winner Medical"), today announced that it signed an agreement with a leading consumer products company in China to provide PurCotton rolls. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, among others, W...

Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask most parents of high school and college-age students and they'll tell you that their kids think they have all the answers to life's tough questions. Truth is, at that age they are forming opinions and viewpoints that will guide them through the rest o...

Bausch & Lomb Kicks Off U.S. Consumer Online Marketing Campaign for SofLens(R) Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb has initiated a national multimillion dollar consumer online marketing campaign surrounding the U.S. launch of SofLens (R) daily disposable contact lenses. This multi-faceted campaign targets adults ages 25 to 34 and is designed to gen...

Broad Coalition Says Consumer Role Is Key to Improving Health and Health Care

Organizations Endorse Markle Foundation Collaboration to Increase Consumer Access to Personal Health Information and Protect Privacy Information Technology for Health Care Reform Should Increase Consumer Participation NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The future of health car...

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

HONG KONG, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong is making the following further statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier. Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings We strongly beli...

Crown Consumer Brands Re-Launches DentaBurst(TM) Freshening Teeth Cleaners

DentaBurst(TM) delivers an on-the-go oral care solution to suit the busy lifestyles of consumers. NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Consumer Brands today announced the re-launch of DentaBurst(TM) Freshening Teeth Cleaners. While the original proven technology will remain intact, an impr...

Cooperatives Can Address Health Care Needs if Properly Defined and Adequate Consumer Protections are Established

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health care proposal released yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee includes an option to offer health insurance through cooperatives but leaves many questions about their structure and scope undefined. The National Cooperative Business Associ...

National Survey Reveals a Broken System for Chronic Disease Sufferers; National Council on Aging and Health Experts Explore Self-Care as a Viable, Consumer Focused Option for Health Reform

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the National Council on Aging: WHAT: The not-for-profit National Council on Aging (NCOA), along with leading health care experts, will unveil the groundbreaking results of their national survey of adults with...

Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings

HONG KONG, June 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong and Macau is making the following statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier. Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings We would contest and re...

Nuvilex Offers Free Cinnergen Samples in Response to Spike in Consumer Interest

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, announced today that, due to a recent surge of consumer interest, it is offering free Cinnergen samples to people interested in using a whole food supplem...

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Makes Agency Changes to Support Growth on Global Brands

TBWA assigned alli and Smoking Control Grey assigned US brands TUMS, Citrucel and FiberChoice PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer Healthcare) (NYSE: GSK ) has announced advertising agency changes to support growth for global br...

Caldwell Consumer Health Becomes Revive Personal Products, Inc., with OPTIONS(TM) Line of Women's Sexual Health Products & Oral Health Brands; See Us at NACDS Booth 533 (The Emerson Group)

MADISON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With new management and a growing array of consumer brands, the former Caldwell Consumer Health, LLC, has been relaunched as Revive Personal Products Company. The Madison, New Jersey, company is focusing on non-prescription products for women's sexual health a...

Joint Replacement Consumer Awareness Campaign Endorsed by Prominent Orthopaedic Scientist

Leading joint replacement scientist says the BoneSmart.org consumer awareness campaign extends the mission statement of surgeons and adds great valuable to prospective joint patients. (PRWEB) May 24, 2009 -- Dr. Ian Clarke, medical researcher and founder of the Peterson...

New Consumer Fact Sheets on Medical Liability, Tort Reform and National Health Care

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Insurance Reform (AIR) has released 14 new "fact sheets" covering various medical malpractice and tort issues that may be part of discussions by Congress and the Administration in developing national health care proposals. The "fac...

President Obama, Sens. Kennedy & Baucus: Don't Buy Insurer 'Compromise' for Bush-era Plan to Gut State Consumer Protection Laws

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama and U.S. Senate health care reform leaders must not override state consumer protection laws as suggested by health insurers last week, a move long-supported by insurers and the Bush Administration, said Consumer Watchdog in a letter to ...

Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, joins a list of other drug-resistant superbugs such as C-Diff that are invading hospitals, schools and sports arenas worldwide. Arresting the spread of such bugs is a perplexing assignment, but Illinois-based umf Corporation has provided a so...

Stanford Issues Findings from Cognitive and Brain Experts Urging Consumer Caution on Memory Fitness Products

Tips for navigating the marketplace of memory aids STANFORD, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Stanford Center on Longevity today, on behalf of 30 of the world's finest cognitive and brain scientists, released a statement providing public guidance on products claiming to improve me...

Sokolove Law Launches Denture Cream Consumer Hotline

Hotline Will Provide General Information about Potential Health Concerns NEWTON, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sokolove Law LLC, the leader in the reinvention of how people obtain legal services, today launched a telephone hotline to provide consumers with general information about the poten...

IOUSOS™ Launches Online Consumer Medical Bill Clearinghouse: New Service Set to Help More than 50 Million Americans and Healthcare Providers

A revolutionary new online patient medical bill clearinghouse is set to help more than 50 million Americans and healthcare providers tackle the growing problem of unpaid patient medical debt. IOUSOS™, Powered by GlobeFunder and GlobalTech Collection Services, is a Web-based platform that o...

WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corp. Emetrol(R) Consumer Brand Achieves Number One Position in Anti-Nausea Category

SARASOTA, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation announced earlier today that Emetrol (R) , its liquid anti-nausea brand is now the leading product in its category. Based on trailing 52 weeks sales (ending 1/14/09) Emetrol(R) garnered 51.7 % of the brand category ...

American Cancer Society Launches Major Brand Revitalization Effort to Help Broaden Consumer Understanding and Connections

Introducing "The Official Sponsor Of Birthdays(TM)" ATLANTA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society is launching a major brand revitalization effort focused on helping people better connect with the organization and understand all it has to offer to defeat cancer. Although the A...

Mayo Clinic and Microsoft Deliver a Powerful and Personalized Consumer Solution for Managing Health

Mayo Clinic Health Manager, Powered by Microsoft HealthVault, Helps You and Your Family Become Better Organized, Better Informed ROCHESTER, Minn. and REDMOND, Wash., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic and Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a privacy- a...

International Travelers Can Say Good-Bye to 'Montezuma's Revenge' With Launch of Travelan(R) in the U.S. From Alaven Consumer Healthcare

MARIETTA, Ga., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelan(R), a natural, clinically-tested oral formulation containing antibodies against Enterotoxigenic E.coli (ETEC) bacteria attacks, is now available in the U.S. through Alaven Consumer Healthcare. E.coli (ETEC) is most frequently found in...

Hazardous Health Plans: Consumer Reports Investigation Finds Serious Gaps in Individual Health Insurance Policies

Insurance Loopholes and Limits can Leave Consumers with Huge Medical Debts; Consumer Reports Offers Tips on How People can Protect Themselves YONKERS, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Consumer Reports investigation finds that many people who believe they have good health ins...

Deloitte Survey Finds Healthy Consumer Demand For Electronic Health Records, Online Tools and Services

Privacy and Security of Personal Health Information Still Major Concern CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As health care providers determine how they will take advantage of the $19 billion allocated in the stimulus package to help jumpstart advances in health information technology (HIT), con...

CVS Caremark Awarded Platinum Honors for Best Practices in Consumer Health Improvement by URAC

Drug Therapy Management program provides access to one-on-one counseling and support for patients with complex pharmacy needs WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) was awarded Platinum honors for Consumer Health Improvement by leading health care accreditation ...

Winners of the 2009 URAC Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards Announced

Recognizes Innovative Consumer-Focused Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC, the nation's first accrediting body for Pharmacy Quality Management, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Best Practices in Health Care C...

New Study Shows That Despite Recession, Consumer 'Hold-Outs' Struggle To Have It All

PRINCETON, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' financial security has been shaken, yet they are divided in their willingness to make spending cuts. While nearly half (49%) of all adults are not ready to compromise their standard of living, the other half see little choice, according to a new...

Salt Takes Center Stage in Chicken Producer's New Consumer Campaign

West Coast-based Foster Farms Reaffirms Commitment to Never Injecting Its Fresh Chicken with Saltwater LIVINGSTON, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As leaders from the medical, health and food industries gather today at an Institute of Medicine meeting to explore strategies to reduce sodium i...
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