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Food additive may one day help control blood lipids and reduce disease risk

St. Louis, July 30, 2009 Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a substance in the liver that helps process fat and glucose. That substance is a component of the common food additive lecithin, and researchers speculate it may one day be possible to use...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher summertime levels of outdoor ground-level ozone, microscopic particle pollution like smoke and smog, as well as other air pollutants may cause anyone who is sensitive to these airborne contaminants to experience shortness of breath, wheezin...

Air Quality Action Day Declared for Today, July 28, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation announced that today, July 28, 2009, is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with ast...

Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Thursday in All Regions of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, June 25, in the Berks/Lehigh Valley, Susquehanna Valley, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Liberty/C...

Air Quality Action Day Declared for Saturday, July 25, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation announced that tomorrow, July 25, will be an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and ...

KLOS & Red Cross Set to Rock SoCal With Massive 5 Day Blood Drive

28th Annual KLOS Blood Drive Aims to Draw More Than 6,000 Pints LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and 95.5 KLOS are gearing up to rock Southern California's airwaves for the 28th Annual KLOS Blood Drive. The 2009 KLOS Blood Drive ...

Tijuana Newspaper, Zeta Tijuana, Releases Detailed List of Day Care Center Owners and Their Total Earnings; Interchildren, Inc. Calls for Newspaper Boycott

TIJUANA, Mexico, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release is being issued by Interchildren, Inc. In the aftermath of a horrific incident which occurred in Hermosillo, Mexico, where 40+ children perished in a childcare center fire, Mexican news, media and the government have cr...

Air Quality Action Day Forecast for July 16 in Philadelphia Region

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for June 16 in the Philadelphia region. The air quality forecast predicts Thursday will be code ORANG...

More Cuts to Hospice Announced: Hospice Community Responds with Virtual Lobby Day on July 15

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's hospice providers are facing proposed cuts of$2.3 billion over a five-year period and $9.8 billion over a ten-year period in the preliminary estimates of the House of Representatives health reform proposal, released la...

Deerfield Spa, The Poconos' Most Affordable Destination Spa, Schedules Ribbon-Cutting Event for Grand Opening of New Day Spa

MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deerfield Spa ( http://www.deerfieldspa.com/ ), the affordable and friendly destination spa that has been operating for 28 years from its Rt. 402 location near Marshall's Creek, today announced it will host a ribbon-cutting cel...

World Population Day 2009

Investing in women and girls: cost-effective and smart economics, says UNFPA United Nations, New York, NY (Vocus) July 9, 2009 -- Investing in women and girls during the global financial crisis will help set the stage for economic recovery and reduce inequality and pov...

New Day Pharmacy Receives $10.2 Million in Growth Capital

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville-based New Day Pharmacy is expected to see rapid growth after the infusion of $10.2 million in growth capital from a syndicate of institutional investors led by Council Ventures . The investment will allow New Day to offer its revolutionary...

Congress Resumes Health Care Talks After Independence Day Break

Congress members are expected to resume debates the Monday following the Fourth of July break. To keep citizens aware of the dilemmas and decisions to be made in regards to family health insurance rates, FamilyHealthInsurance.net is compiling the latest information. Min...

Caregivers may benefit from adult day care

Caring for an elderly family member can be stressful and can pose health threats to caregiver givers. Steven Zarit, professor and head, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, received a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effects of caregivin...

Al Copeland Day Lives on Through Efforts To Cure Merkel Cell Carcinoma

20th Anniversary of Al Copeland Day Honored with $150K Donation to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute NEW ORLEANS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- After losing a battle to Merkel Cell Carcinoma, an aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer, the memory of Al Copeland will be honored t...

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center Says There is No Independence Day for Homeowners in Florida, Texas or Other States With Toxic Chinese Drywall

The Chinese Drywall Center is saying, "there is no independence day for homeowners in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, Alabama, Georgia and numerous other states whose homes contain toxic Chinese drywall. It's just another day of agony, where the homeowner and their family i...

HIV Testing Day Set for Saturday in U.S.

Assessment helps people protect themselves and their partners, organizers say FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Raising awareness of the importance of HIV testing is among the goals of the U.S. National HIV Testing Day on June 27. To mark the day, thousands of HIV testing sites, h...

Planned Parenthood Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

Encourages education and testing Denver (Vocus) June 25, 2009 -- Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) is recognizing National HIV Testing Day, June 27, by encouraging people of all ages to learn about HIV, how it is transmitted and how to get tested. HIV...

YWCAs to Mark National HIV Testing Day on June 27

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA and many of its 300 local associations across the country will join with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in marking National HIV Testing Day on June 27. National HIV Testing Day aims to raise public awareness about the fa...

Parents' Day is Coming - Kidz-Med Celebrates the Role of Parents

WESTON, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and Safety Products Company, Kidz-Med, Inc. takes special notice of organizations dedicated to the well-being of children. This year, Kidz-Med, Inc. along with its parent company, American Scientific Resources, Inc. is proud to help recognize deserving ...

National Day of Health Care Service

ROYAL OAK, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to promote awareness of the issue and gain support for creating and passing legislation this year, Organizing for America is conducting a national Health Care Day of Service on Saturday, June 27. A group of local volunteers will host a boot...

Smoking more than 5 cigarettes a day provokes migraine attacks

Tobacco acts as a precipitating factor for headaches, specifically migraines. This is indicated in a study which shows that smokers have more migraine attacks and that smoking more than five cigarettes a day triggers this headache. The work has appeared in the Journal of Headache and Pain . Th...

First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk

MILLBURN, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of summer. People everywhere will be shedding their spring raincoats and spending time outdoors in the sun's rays. But, before basking in all the sunshine, it's important to practice skin sun safety. MoleSafe, ( www.mol...

Opening Day of Fi Asia-China 2009 Brings the Food Ingredients Industry to Shanghai

Fi Asia-China focusing on the critical issues of health ingredients and food safety SHANGHAI, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Food ingredients Asia-China opens in Shanghai today and the food ingredients industry will be there. After the unprecedented success of the 2008 show, Food Ingredients (Fi) A...

DaVita.com Provides Easy Recipes to Plan Your Father's Day Dinner

DaVita Offers Nearly 600 Kidney-Friendly Recipes to Meet Kidney Care Needs for Dads with CKD DENVER, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), offers fathers and their familie...

Last Day of Special Olympics Minnesota's 2009 Summer Games

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to visit Healthy Athletes Village and hand out awards MINNEAPOLIS, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is the last day to catch Summer Games action at the University of Minnesota ! U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Healthy Athletes Village today from 9:30-...

CardioDynamics to Participate in National Health Care Day of Service on June 27th

Free hypertension testing with proprietary ICG and education to those in need SAN DIEGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CardioDynamics (Nasdaq: CDIC ), the innovator and leader of BioZ(R) Impedance Cardiography (ICG) technology, today announced it will participate in National Health Care...

This Father's Day Give Dad a Gift Straight for the Heart

Dad's Personal Wellness 'Toolbox' Gets a Makeover with the Omron HEM-780 Blood Pressure Monitor BANNOCKBURN, Ill., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On Father's Day, all eyes are on dad. From where to treat him to dinner to what gift to give, it's all about celebrating his role in the family and showi...

Dad Offers Personal Father's Day Message on Importance of Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is more common in men than breast cancer is in women. Joel Stern learned of his prostate cancer through a regular screening, which doctors recommend should start at age 50. "Thanks to the early detection of my cancer, I had a wider range of treatment options," Stern said...

Statement of James P. Firman President and CEO, National Council on Aging on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day , the National Council on Aging (NCOA) urges Congress to pass the Elder Justice Act which will provide more protection at the federal level, ensuring that older Americans will not have to live in fear...

Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center is to Discuss the iLASIK Procedure on AMWC Subspecialty Day Meeting on 7/1/2009

According to Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan LASIK Center, even though the iLASIK™ Procedure is not without risk, wearing contacts has its own risks. Infections with contact lenses can occur, in fact they are an order of magnitude more common when compared to iLASIK procedure. Dr. Kevin N...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Center Announces Their New Day Treatment Addiction Treatment Program

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, announces their new day treatment addiction treatment program. A day treatment program includes most aspects of an inpatient addiction treatment program and is well suited for those individuals r...

The Headwear Association Kicks Off the Beginning of Summer With a National Public Awareness Campaign - Hat Day in the Sun

Thousands of free hats will be distributed to promote the benefit of wearing the right hat to protect against the harmful rays of the sun CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With 90 percent of all skin cancers caused by sun exposure, The Headwear Association (THA) is once again launc...

Helping Dad Stay Independent: The Best Father's Day Gift for an Aging Parent - A Checklist from Dr. Dan Tobin, Founder and CEO of Care Support of America

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "As our fathers age, they want to remain independent, not be a burden, and -- no offense -- they usually don't want to move in with their children," says Dr. Dan Tobin, Founder and CEO of Care Support of America and a nationally recognized expert on eldercar...

Perfect Father's Day Gift: The Sound of Silence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the best gift-giving strategy if you're a woman trying to figure out how to please her man on Father's Day? Do what little kids do - give him the gift you really want for yourself. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090603/CL2682...

Easing the Pain of Father's Day Without Dad, Highmark Caring Place Helps Children Cope With the Death of a Parent

PITTSBURGH, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Since one child in 20 will have a parent die before he or she graduates from high school, many young people will experience a Father's Day without dad on June 21. For children and families in need of additional support to help ease the pain at this time, the High...

Father's Day Present: Freedom From Fear and Attachments

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding the perfect gift for Dad is difficult any year, but for 2009 Father's Day, the challenge is daunting. Many fathers are struggling with fears of what the current economy will mean for them and the survival of their family. Others are attached to...

Senate Honors Nuclear and Uranium Workers With National Day of Remembrance

House expected to pass companion resolution recognizing sacrifices made by nuclear weapons and uranium workers who risked their lives serving their country during the Cold War DENVER, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a resolution designating October 30, 2009, a...

Intercell to Webcast Research & Development Day on Thursday, June 4, 2009

VIENNA and GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced that it will webcast its Research & Development Day being held in New York on Thursday, June 4 starting at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (6 pm CET, 5 pm GMT). "This year's meeting will focus on the app...

Be a Part of the 1st World MS Day - May 27, 2009

The U.S. National MS Society Joins More than 50 Countries Holding Events to Support This Global Initiative to Build Awareness for MS NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first coordinated global initiative to highlight the proliferation of multiple sclerosis (MS) is being launched ...
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