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Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for keeping kids healthy at the start of the school year ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents are beginning to think about getting their children back to school in the weeks ahead. Shopping for school supplies and backpack...

Hospital Trustees Earn Certification Under Minnesota Hospital Association Program

Five hospital board members honored at annual conference ST. PAUL, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five Minnesota hospital trustees were honored Friday for completing a Minnesota Hospital Association board member certification program. The voluntary in...

Several HealthFitness Clients Earn National Recognition for Employee Health Initiatives

Employers demonstrated commitment to making employee health and well-being a priority MINNEAPOLIS, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthFitness (NYSE Amex: FIT ) today announced several of its large clients had earned national recognition as "2009 Best Employers for Healthy Lifes...

Avoid the Burn: First Sunscreen to Earn the Melanoma International Foundation Seal of Approval Expands Distribution Throughout Northern California

Specially formulated for sensitive skin and to block UVA and UVB rays, Sierra Summits now available at Raley's stores RENO, Nev., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are not created equal. As dermatology experts continue to emphasize the importance of broad spectrum protection that blocks UVA a...

Restaurants and Foodservice Establishments Can Now Earn Green Seal Certification

Green Seal Announces a New Life-Cycle Based Standard for Restaurants and Foodservice WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Seal, the premier ecolabel in the U.S., has released GS-46, Environmental Standard for Restaurants and Foodservices. The standard is a result of extensi...

Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'

Putting common sense on menu is best way to avoid grill burns and accidents, experts say SATUDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Safety is one of the most important ingredients for a successful barbecue season. "Over-feeding your charcoal fire with starter fluid that then flares up ...

A Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic with Activity Against MRSA and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the U.S. than in Europe for the Treatment of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Merck's Drug Will Remain Decision Resources Gold Standard Through 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that a b...

A Drug That Receives Regulatory Approval for Cognitive Impairment Associated With Schizophrenia Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the United States Than in Europe

A Therapy's Effect on Executive Function and Functional Capacity are the Attributes that Most Influence Psychiatrists' Prescribing Habits, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advi...

An Oral Disease-Modifying Drug for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Would Earn High Patient Shares in Both Europe and the United States

Tysabri is Decision Resources' Gold Standard Through 2017 for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and heal...

ISSA: First Fitness Organization to Earn National Accreditation by a Federally Recognized Accrediting Agency

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) announced today that it has been awarded national accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Washington, DC-based Accrediting Commissio...

An Oral Agent for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the United States than in Europe

Stelara Will Earn Decision Resources' Clinical Gold-Standard for Psoriasis in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, fi...

A Stage IV Malignant Melanoma Drug That Increases Overall Survival Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the U.S. Than in Europe

Ipilimumab Will Earn Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Stage IV Malignant Melanoma in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical an...

Video: Teen Athletes Who Stay Fit With Milk Can Earn Cash for College

Calling all Applicants for the 12th Annual SAMMY Awards Scholarship WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- High school athletes who drink milk to stay fit have the chance to score some extra cash from got milk?(R) for college. The National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign, in partnership w...

A Biologic Drug Superior to Spiriva in Reducing COPD-Related Exacerbations Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in Europe Than in the U.S.

Spiriva Will Remain the Gold Standard Treatment Through 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources. WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that ...

Teen Athletes Who Stay Fit With Milk Can Earn Cash for College

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- High school athletes who drink milk to stay fit have the chance to score some extra cash from got milk?(R) for college. Today, the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign, in partnership with USA TODAY, launched the 12th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache ...

Top 25 Nationwide Tour Players Earn PGA TOUR Cards for 2009 Season

Transitions Optical Hosts Signature Toast to Congratulate Players MCKINNEY, Texas, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five Nationwide Tour players were awarded 2009 PGA TOUR cards last night following the Nationwide Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch. Transitions Optical, Inc., the PGA TOUR...

A High-Density Lipoprotein Raising Drug That Has a Lower Discontinuation Rate Than That of Extended Release Niaspan Would Earn a 20 Percent Patient Share in the Dyslipidemia Drug Market

Crestor Will Remain the Clinical Gold Standard Drug Through 2016, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, ...

A Weight Neutral Oral Antidiabetic Drug Would Earn a 25 Percent Patient Share in the Type 2 Diabetes Drug Market

Advantages in Efficacy and Safety Will Make Liraglutide the New Clinical Gold Standard Drug by 2011, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firm...

Because of Its Ability to Generate Higher Total Sales in the United States and Europe, Lucentis Will Earn Clinical Gold Standard Status by 2011 for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

A Drug with Superior Efficacy to Avastin at Improving Visual Acuity When Used with Laser Photocoagulation Would Earn a 20 Percent Patient Share, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading ...

A Drug With Efficacy Superior to That of Remicade at Inducing Closure and Healing of Fistulas Would Earn a 30 Percent Patient Share in the Crohn's Disease Drug Market

Ustekinumab Will Earn a 5.4 Percent Patient Share by 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, fin...

Insights into cancer earn Premier's Award Commendation

WEHI's Dr Priscilla Kelly has been honoured with a Commendation in this year's Premier's Award for Medical Research. Dr Kelly is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow and was previously a PhD student in WEHI's Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division. Premier John Brumby presented Priscilla with the Commen...

Computer game's high score could earn the Nobel Prize in medicine

Gamers have devoted countless years of collective brainpower to rescuing princesses or protecting the planet against alien invasions. This week researchers at the University of Washington will try to harness those finely honed skills to make medical discoveries, perhaps even finding a cure for HIV...

A Drug That Carries a Lower Risk of Weight Gain Than AstraZeneca's Seroquel and Has Antimanic and Antidepressant Effects Would Earn a 30 Percent Patient Share in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Seroquel's Successor, Seroquel XR, Will Earn a 16 Percent Patient Share in the Bipolar Disorder Market by 2016, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advis...

Healthcare providers who discuss intimate piercings earn patients' trust

Lubbock, TX April 3, 2008 Patients with genital and nipple piercings, also known as intimate piercings, are best served by healthcare providers who initiate positive discussions about them, according to a new article in the journal Nursing for Womens Health. Yet, too often, such discussions...

Households with kids with autism likely to earn less

New research suggests that the average household with children with autism not only spends thousands of dollars toward educational, behavioral and health care expenses each year, but also suffers from a lesser-known cost that hits them up front a sizeable chunk of missed household income, perhaps...

Help Your Kids Earn an 'A' for Attentiveness with a Bowl of Frosted Mini- Wheats(R) Cereal for Breakfast

Eating a Bowl May Increase Attentiveness by Nearly 20 Percent BATTLE CREEK, Mich., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's parents are going to great lengths to help their kids do their best in school. They sign them up for tutoring services, buy special learning software and pack their schedule...

A Drug With Efficacy Superior to That of Memantine Would Earn up to a 50% Patient Share in the Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market

A Drug's Effect on Cognitive Decline is the Most Important Attribute Influencing Prescribing Decisions, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisor...

URAC Announces Four More Companies in Process to Earn New Pharmacy Quality Management Accreditations

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced today that four more organizations are on track to earn its accreditation for Pharmacy Benefit Management and/or Drug Therapy Management, a range of pharmacy management services designed to optimize therapeutic outcomes for individu...

URAC Announces First Companies to Earn New Pharmacy Benefit and Drug Therapy Management Accreditations

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced today that 10 organizations have successfully earned its Pharmacy Benefit Management Accreditation, the first voluntary accreditation developed for the industry. Four organizations have also earned URAC's new accreditation for Drug T...

Giving CPR Kits to Kids Nudges Parents to Learn

Danish study found seventh graders trained an average of 2.5 friends, family members MONDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Distributing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) kits to schoolchildren is an effective way of getting parents -- who are the most likely to need the lifesaving skill -- to b...

The Happiness Mantra: “ Crib Less: Earn More

Results of a recent study states that rich people could be happier than the poor taking into consideration factors like physical health, income, education and marital status // . The study was conducted on a group of people ranging in age from 20 to 64 years. The subjects were questioned regardi...

More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

...rte breakfast options directly to the students as they arrive. Schools participating in the Healthy Schools Program are eligible to earn bronze, silver, gold or platinum awards based on their range of healthy eating and physical activity programs and policies. The rigorous program crite...

While Some New Agents Will Achieve Strong Sales, the Migraine Drug Market Will Decline $1.3 Billion by 2018 as Generic Erosion Takes Toll on Top-Selling Brands

...le-free Sumavel DosePro and MAP Pharmaceuticals' inhaled Levadex will offer new non-invasive treatments. The report forecasts that these products will earn approximately $500 million combined by 2018. However, high cost, reimbursement challenges and patient preference for oral treatment are expected to li...

Sanofi-Aventis Recognized for Workplace Efforts to Prevent Cancer

...ic approaches in oncology, but also through our support and efforts to improve the health and wellness of our employees and their families." To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an organization must establish programs to reduce cancer through: (1) discouraging tobacco use; (2) encouraging physica...

Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Enables Eligible Professionals to Participate in PQRI Through Integration With Outcome Sciences, a 2009 CMS Qualified PQRI Registry

...ters for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) By reporting a minimum of three measures on specified patient groups, physicians can earn bonuses on all Medicare billing collected during the year Eligible professionals are physicians, practitioners and therapists who...

Hispanic Alliance Urges Congress to Work Through Recess on Health

...d matter, Congress needs to determine exactly how many Americans are truly without access to care: our efforts should be focused on those citizens who earn too much for existing health programs but too little to afford insurance -- not those who have put off purchasing care or who for whatever reasons hav...

Hitachi Medical Systems and Monarch Medical Announced as Co- Title Sponsors of the Health Connect Partners' 2009 Fall Radiology and Imaging Conference

...s to build those all-important business relationships. Our conference also has vast appeal to our hospital executives because our educational seminars earn them continuing education (CEU) credits." The presenters, moderators and panelists for the educational sessions are all members of Health Conne...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

...e of many firsts achieved by MCH. Its environmentally friendly construction has made it the first healthcare facility to garner the EPA's "Designed to earn the ENERGY STAR(R)" recognition. MCH is also the first hospital to use a closed-loop ground source geothermal system that covers the facility's entire...

Career Step Launches New Exam Prep Course for Medical Transcription Industry Credential

...iptionists prepare to take the Registered Medical Transcriptionist exam and earn their RMT credential. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) July 2...ists prepare to take the Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT) exam and earn their RMT credential. "Career Step has been training quality medic...

Cardinal Health Announced as Title Sponsor of the Health Connect Partners' 2009 Fall Hospital Pharmacy Conference

...osted by hospital pharmacy executives. This provides the suppliers more of an opportunity to network with key decision makers, and hospital executives earn continuing education (CEU) credits by participating in our educational sessions." The presenters, moderators and panelists for the educational...
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