Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economic Report has found a promising solution that puts power back in the healthcare consumer's hands. Rising Medical Solutions will discuss this solution and more in an upcoming episode of the show's series on Solutions for the ...
Financial crisis increases suicides and homicides
Market crashes could lead to rises in homicides and suicides, unless governments invest in labour market protections, according to a study published in today's Lancet .
Researchers at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Oxford University estimated that soaring stress brought on by...
World Financial Crisis and AIDS Backlash Threaten Lives
KAMPALA, Uganda and NAIROBI, Kenya and DELHI, India, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the G8 Summit in Italy, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) calls on leaders of the world's richest countries to announce significant additional funds to ensure that AIDS trea...
Food crisis and global health workshop July 14-16
The worldwide economic downturn has exacerbated a global food crisis
that started in 2007, leading to a significant increase in the number of people who are malnourished. The Institute of Medicine will convene top experts at a three-day workshop to explore the implications of the food crisis
The Psychology of Frailty: An Identity Crisis Among the Elderly - Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Dr. Howard Fillit to Co-Chair Symposium
PARIS and NEW YORK, JULY 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "People are actually more afraid of frailty than they are of dying," says Dr. Howard Fillit , Executive Director of Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation , but "most elderly people, unless they die suddenly, will go through a 4-6 year period of increa...
Growing Proteomics Market and the Current Economic Crisis Could Act in Tandem to Spur Growth in the European 2 Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis Market, States Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-dimensional electrophoresis (2DE) is the most cost-effective protein profiling technology and is the only technology in which the constituents of a protein sample can be entirely visualised in a single gel. However, current technical limitations will need to be ...
UN Gathering of Global Experts to Address Current Crisis in Family Planning
UNITED NATIONS, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family planning experts from around the world warn that the lack of funding for family planning is stalling development efforts in poor countries. Countries facing large population growth are especially at risk.
With populations expected to m...
New Media-Led Effort Responds to AIDS Crisis in Black America
GREATER THAN AIDS Promotes Unity, Power of Community
Multi-Platform Campaign Incorporates PSAs, Integrated Content and Community Activities
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leading U.S. media companies announced a new coordinated national campaign to mobil...
Video: Plan for Long Term Care Before the Crisis Hits
"Let's Talk" Helps Families Deal with Potential Long-Term Care Needs; Economic uncertainty and increased longevity add urgency
RICHMOND, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As people prepare to live longer in retirement than past generations, and the economy crushes more nest eggs, planning...
Pakistan Crisis Puts Pregnant Women At Increased Risk
UNFPA Launches Emergency Appeal for Maternal Health Care for the Displaced
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan and UNITED NATIONS, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pakistani women uprooted by fighting in the Swat Valley have critical health needs that relief operations must urgently address, says UNFPA, the...
Technology Leaders, Patient Groups and Community Advocates Launch Effort to Tackle Chronic Disease Crisis in Washington State
Microsoft Corp., The Moyer Foundation, Group Health, The Technology Alliance, UW TechTransfer all partners in new initiative
SEATTLE, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An alliance of leaders in health care, business, and community advocacy today launched the Washington state chapte...
Report Finds an Alarming Number of Chronically Ill Patients - Over 93 Percent - Reporting Medical Debt Crisis Issues in 2008 Have Some Form of Insurance
New trend findings of "underinsured" patients based on successful resolution of more than 48,000 cases by national, non-profit Patient Advocate Foundation in 2008
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that...
Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, March of Dimes, PATH, Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Health Organization collaborate to address suffering caused by millions of deaths and disabilities each year
The American Federation for Medical Research Unites Top Leaders to Mitigate U.S. Crisis in Clinical Research
WASHINGTON, Apr. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) today has brought together several leaders from the public and private sectors to take action against the crisis
in U.S. clinical research. This symposium marks the first time that major U.S. government agencie...
In This Economic Crisis Are You Still a Shopaholic? Dr. April Lane Benson Can Help!
PHILADELPHIA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you use shopping as a quick fix for the blues? Do you often buy things you don't need and can't afford? Do your buying binges leave you feeling anxious or guilty? Is your shopping behavior hurting your relationships? Have you tried to stop shopping but hav...
Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep Antibiotics Working (KAW) -- a national coalition of health, consumer, agricultural, environmental, humane, and other advocacy groups with more than ten million supporters -- today welcomed the reintroduction of a bill that would help combat t...
Hampton Roads Ventures Tackles U.S. Healthcare Crisis Community by Community
Medical Office Building Project Provides State-of-the-Art Healthcare for Rural and Urban Communities
NORFOLK, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hampton Roads Ventures (HRV), a community development investment firm, employed the federal New Markets Tax Credit ("NMTC") program to provide...
AIDS Walk New York and Gay Men's Health Crisis Announce Record Corporate Sponsorship Levels
WCBS-TV SIGNS-ON AS NEW EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST TELEVISION PARTNER
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As news of the economic crisis
persists, Gay Men's Health Crisis
(GMHC) and AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) proudly announced today outstanding results in corporate sponsorship for this year...
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...
Fainting Most Common Medical Crisis on Planes
But researchers note that exact in-flight medical emergency numbers hard to find
FRIDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of the medical emergencies that occur on airplane flights involve fainting, a new study shows, but the researchers note that a lack of good data on such c...
Partnership Calls on President to Attack Budget-Busting Crisis of Chronic Disease
Comprehensive Reform Needed to Address Rising Health Costs and Lost Economic Opportunity
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of the President's address to the nation last night, Ken Thorpe, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease called on t...
As Obama Urges Emergency Action on Zimbabwe, Health Crisis Worsens
When Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) released its emergency report on Jan. 13 detailing Zimbabwe's health system collapse the reported cholera death toll soared past 2,000. The number currently exceeds 3,000, according to the World Health Organization. PHR is calling on the Obama administration...
Teaching about financial crisis among Gerontology Meeting's highlights
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America , will hold its 35th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference February 26March 1, 2009, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel-Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. This confer...
As State's Cash Flow Crisis Looms, Protesters to Call Attention to Urgent Need for Real Budget Solutions
SEIU and Allies challenge legislators to "Walk a Day" in the shoes of those who see first-hand impact of budget delays and cuts
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the state's c...
Housing Crisis Affects Seniors Needing Care
Unable to sell homes, seniors increasingly turning to home care vs. assisted living
GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The national real estate crisis
has affected all aspects of life, and long term care is no exception. For many seniors unable to sell their homes, moving to an assiste...
The American Federation for Medical Research Says Daschle Must Cure Clinical Research Crisis if Change Is To Take Hold in U.S. Health Care System
BOSTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation for
Medical Research (AFMR) announces its full support of Former Senate Majority
Leader Tom Daschle's appointment to the post of Health and Human Services
secretary. Mr. Daschle will serve as President-elect Obama's top
InterAction Members Respond to the Crisis in Zimbabwe
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Basic government services are not being provided in Zimbabwe. The public health system has collapsed and cholera and other communicable diseases are rampant. Staggering inflation and unemployment have resulted in shortages of food and fuel. Estimates ...
Report Finds Economic Crisis Hurting U.S. Preparedness for Health Emergencies; More Than Half of States Score 7 or Lower Out of 10 in Readiness Rankings
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today released the sixth annual Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism report, which finds that progress made to better ...
Tragedy Focuses Spotlight on Crisis in North Carolina Mental Health System
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The death of Steven Sabock, a 50-year-old man with bipolar disorder who died on April 29 in a North Carolina state psychiatric institution after he choked on medication -- while, nearby, hospital employees entertained themselves with cards and TV ...
Tragedies Underscore Crisis in U.S. Public Mental Health System: National Advocacy Organization Demands Reforms
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the deaths of two persons in public psychiatric institutions - highlighting a pattern of abuse and neglect of those who have psychiatric disabilities - a national coalition of such individuals is calling on the incoming Obama administrat...
Global Financial Crisis Fuels Need for Greater HIV and AIDS Assistance for Children
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Martha Newsome, director of World Vision International's Global Health and HIV & AIDS Hope Initiatives:
This World AIDS Day is being commemorated against the backdrop of a de...
Grassrootshealth Launches D*action Community Project to Solve Vitamin D Deficiency Crisis
Serving as a model for public health action on vitamin D, GrassrootsHealth, an advocacy organization has launched the D*action Community Project, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals committed to solving the worldwide vitamin D deficiency crisis
and will hold its first event, ...
Zimbabwean Health Workers Call For Crisis Response
Today, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and Zimbabwean health professionals warned of a public health catastrophe in Zimbabwe and urged an international crisis
Cambridge, MA (Vocus) November 19, 2008 -- Today, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and Zimbabwea...
SEIU Statement in Support of New Blueprint to Solve Health Care Crisis by Senator Max Baucus
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Service Employees
International Union (SEIU), the nation's largest labor union for health
care workers, issued the following statement in support of the diagnosis of
and prescription for mending our broken health care system released by
The CoverMe Foundation Responds to Current U.S. Economic Crisis Offering Healthcare Coverage Solutions to Uninsured
In Downward Economy Non-Profit Healthcare Coverage Referral
Organization Takes Aim at those in Dire Need
LARAMIE, Wyo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to current economic
conditions and with unemployment rates on the rise, The CoverMe Foundation
(CMF), a non-profit healthcare coverage r...
Economic Crisis Impacts US Diagnostic Imaging Systems Market
Slowing economy affecting MRI, CT, and nuclear medicine systems,
according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium
Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Diagnostic Imaging Systems 2009
report and its US Imaging Marketrack(TM) service, a ...
Financial Crisis Looms on Minds of Voters; Affordability of Health Care Major Concern as They Head to the Polls
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 Americans
fear that the current financial crisis
will affect their ability to pay
their medical bills, according to the results of a poll of more than 4,000
U.S. adults released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, a
Even During Financial Crisis Investing in Wellness is Good Business
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than ever, employers
are looking for ways to conserve resources and improve productivity.
"Tumultuous times call for stabilizing influences, and wellness is such an
influence," says Jay Seifert, LoneStart Wellness co-founder. "Now is not
With the Economy of the United States at a Turning Point, Health Care Could Be Our Next Serious Crisis ...
Just in time to help prevent a catastrophe of epic proportions is Get off the Dime: The Secret of Changing Who Pays for Your Health Care
NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ --
"Dr. Potarazu's book is both compelling and informative. His vision of
empowering patients and employers, by using i...
Economic Crisis Making You Anxious or Depressed?
A normal reaction to stressful events or something more? Learn more at
National Depression Screening Day(R) on October 10th
BOSTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the crisis
Street, a boom of home foreclosures, and high energy and food prices
throughout the country, no one ca...