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Health Leaders Join to Elevate Sudden Cardiac Arrest to a National Public Health Priority

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports SCA-related deaths are on the rise killing nearly 1,000 people a day WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to boost public awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a leading cause of death in the U.S., the...

Vital Training Tools Elevate New Pharmaceutical Sales Reps into Top Performers During Critical First Year

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In hopes of gaining a better grasp on the marketplace, sales executives at leading pharmaceutical companies are focusing more on sales training tools and techniques to provide their sales representatives a competitive edge. For new sales reps, the fir...

Atkins Diet Could Elevate Bad Cholesterol Levels, Warn Researchers

Switching over to a high protein diet, ignoring low glycaemic index foods such as pasta, green salad, could result in elevation of bad-cholesterol levels, according to results of a controversial diet study//, that would be presented at the National Heart Foundation conference, to be held at Sydney ...

Low potassium intake may elevate stroke risk

According to a new study shows that people with a low potassium intake are one and half times more likely to have a stroke. Previous research has suggested that reduced quantities of potassium in the diet increase the risk of death from stroke. //The focus on potassium is, perhaps, a new one - for ...

Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

...tiveness of the popular prostate cancer prevention drug finasteride (Proscar). Another study suggested that, among women, even moderate drinking might elevate risk for breast, liver and other cancers. The Canadian research team used data first collected in the 1980s for a study that sought to examine pote...

Lexi-Comp ONLINE™ for Oral Surgery

...Surgery is the only dental-specific pharmacology program available for dental specialists and their staff. This continually-updated resource can help elevate patient care, improve medication safety, and reduce liability risk. Lexi-Comp ONLINE for Oral Surgery features Lexi-Drugs®, Lexi-Comp's c...

MedThink Hires Joe Conwell as Executive Creative Director

...cess," said Walt Clarke, partner at MedThink. "We serve as a creative extension of their branding and marketing teams, initiating the great ideas that elevate their products to the forefront of awareness among consumers, patients, physicians and other key audiences." Conwell joins MedThink from Euro ...

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

...cientists long have known that PPAR-alpha is involved in lipid and glucose metabolism. When doctors prescribe fibrate drugs to lower triglycerides and elevate good cholesterol in the blood, those drugs work by activating PPAR-alpha. Although fibrates activate the protein, no one previously had identified a...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

...n minimize the symptoms of RLS. There are also lifestyle changes and non-drug treatments that can help . For instance, some vitamin deficiencies can elevate the severity of RLS symptoms. In addition some medications may make RLS worse. Eliminating caffeine and alcohol intake and keeping your diet healthy ...

Dentra™ Announces Dentistry Council of Advisors

...ransform healthcare providers, payers, analysts, consultants, government agencies, vendors, medical products and pharmaceutical companies, and more to elevate organizational performance and improve patient outcomes. ocsys.com Media Contact: Kristine Marzolf Dentra 206.569.3238 www.Dentra.com ...

Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking

...'s the number one fitness activity(1) for adults. And with the simple addition of a few fitness goals and a pedometer, you have everything you need to elevate your walk to a workout. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090714/CG45935 ) Walk It Out Many people don't realize ...

Fractional Eyelift Procedure Reduces Eyelid Drooping and Wrinkles with Minimal Recovery Time

..."The Fractional Eyelift dramatically reduces the appearance of dark circles and eye wrinkles, tightens upper and lower eyelid skin and helps to elevate drooping eyebrows," said Dr. Katz. "It has a number of the benefits of a surgical eyelift without the risks and downtime. The only problem i...

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Answers Call For Safe Science-Based Weight Loss

...ly proven weight loss ingredients to suppress appetite, provide maximum calorie burning (thermogenic effect), accelerate fat loss, increase energy and elevate the body's metabolism." Max De-Lite Activated Weight Loss Formula promotes weight loss and appetite suppression by containing three Proprieta...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

...e held," says Wegleitner. After 10 days hospitalized and no diagnosis, Wegleitner was sent home when the illness seemed to subside with orders to elevate his leg. He never felt "100 percent," but returned to work two weeks later. Then it happened again. He ran a high fever, accompanied by a swollen abdo...

Actor Chris Noth to Share Story of Loss in National Life Insurance Awareness Month

...t life insurance, but if your family depends on you then it's a subject you can't avoid. Our hope is that Chris' involvement in our campaign will help elevate the life insurance dialogue and get more Americans to take a serious look at their own need for coverage." In addition to engaging Noth, LIFE wil...

New York City's World Product Centre Announces Initial Charter Partners

...that WPC will be a highly advantageous venue. "World Product Centre offers an indispensable tool that healthcare professionals need, to further elevate the bar in commercial partnering, technology assessment, education, and quality standards," said Clayton McWhorter, former president and COO of Nashvi...

Medco Announces Date for Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy - a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 reve...

Looking to Shape up for Summer? The Solution May be the Steps You're Already Taking

... Celebrity Trainer and Omron Offer Easy Tips to elevate Your Walk to a Workout BANNOCKBURN, Ill., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Summ...ion of a few fitness goals and a pedometer, you have everything you need to elevate your walk to a workout. Walk It Out Many people don't realize the ...

Michigan Among Top Three E-Prescribing States in the Nation, Led by Automotive Company Initiative

...ents with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy - a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 reven...

Medco's Advanced Pharmacy Adds 162 New Jobs for Total of 1,400

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy - a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 reve...

California Doctors to Get Wired in State's Largest e-Prescribing Initiative

...ents with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy--a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenu...

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

... constituents as well as improve their health outcomes, especially for our neediest residents. The Overtown Health Project is another step forward for elevate Miami, our public/private partnership to offer affordable technology packages that ensure residents and businesses are digitally enabled," said Manny ...

NIAHC Premiers It's Natural Health Care and Balanced Living Website

...ools, localized client leads and the opportunity to publish articles. Our technology platform along with local, regional and national advertising will elevate The Alternative Health Connection to top ranking on all of the major search engines, resulting in unrivaled exposure for our members. The Healthy...

PharmaSmart International Announces Integration with Microsoft HealthVault

...uot;PharmaSmart's alignment with HealthVault represents a natural progression, as we continue to invest in technology, partnerships, and programs that elevate our core competency - world class blood pressure management solutions." About PharmaSmart PharmaSmart is a world leader in the design, produ...

Medco to Present at June 2009 Investor Conferences

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -- a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 rev...

Angelica Corporation Raises Bar Again for Increased Patient Safety

...lica is the first major healthcare laundry processor to implement the sanitizer throughout its service centers. "Expanding this new wash process will elevate the standard of cleanliness in healthcare linen," said CEO Steve O'Hara. "AdvaCare surpasses historical industry standards of 'hygienically clean,' a...

New blood test greatly reduces false-positives in prostate cancer screening

... group comprised 204 men with known prostate cancer, 110 men with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), and 170 healthy men in a control group. (BPH can elevate PSA levels in the blood, which often leads to a biopsy to rule out prostate cancer.) These groups were split into age-matched training and validation ...

Americans United for Life: Obama Nominates Avowed Judicial Activist Judge Who Undermines Common Ground

...ayor will further entrench the Court's self-appointed role as the sole arbiter of abortion policy. Based on her judicial philosophy, we expect her to elevate unrestricted, unregulated, and taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand to a fundamental constitutional right by reading the sweeping Freedom of Choice Act ...

Medco CEO to Present at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC 25th Annual Strategic Decision Conference 2009

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -- a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 rev...

Health and Advocacy Leaders Mobilize to Bring Attention to Atrial Fibrillation, a Costly and Misunderstood Cardiovascular Disease

...ion for Atrial Fibrillation (AF Stat), and announce the formation of the AF Stat Working Group. This first-of-its-kind, national initiative aims to elevate understanding, diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AFib) among all those affected by this serious and increasingly prevalent cardiovascul...

Special journal issues released on global health promotion and health education

...olders," says M. Elaine Auld, MPH, CHES, Chief Executive Officer of SOPHE. "Using these recommendations as a roadmap will help protect the public and elevate health education and health promotion to assume a prominent role in global health." ...

Medco to Present at the Deutsche Bank 34th Annual Health Care Conference

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 reven...

Mail Service and Higher Generic Use Helps Keep Spending in Check, Countering Brand Drug Price Inflation and Specialty Medication Growth

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -- a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 51 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 rev...

Pivotal Data on Bronchial Thermoplasty from the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial to be Presented at ATS 2009

... "We're looking forward to an exciting ATS meeting with numerous scientific presentations focusing on bronchial thermoplasty and its potential to elevate the standard of care for patients suffering from severe asthma," said Glen French, CEO of Asthmatx. "The selection by the ATS Program Committee of the...

Medco to Present at the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2009 Health Care Conference

...nts with chronic and complex conditions. Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 reven...

Stress Keeps Americans Tossing and Turning

... it is well known that stress can negatively impact sleep, new research from Oklahoma State University (OSU) confirms that cyclically poor sleep can elevate stress. The OSU study, "Back Pain, Sleep Quality and Perceived Stress Following Introduction of New Bedding Systems," published in the March 2009 Jou...

'Choose Skin Health' Initiative Kicks Off Second Year

...free skin cancer screening from a dermatologist and protect themselves from the sun. The CSH initiative aims to focus resources on programs that will elevate skin health awareness, resulting in greater change. About NEUTROGENA (R) : A worldwide leader in premium, dermatologist-recommende...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature NBA Hall-of-Famer, Scoring Champ Dominique Wilkins

...layers: "The thing that stands out most for me is the excitement the game brought to me. I wanted to give that back to the fans. They really helped to elevate my game, and when I played against great players, it did nothing but fuel me to be a better player." However, according to current Boston Celtics...

Downey Regional Medical Center Partners With Cymetrix to Implement Revenue Cycle Solutions

... serve." "Cymetrix is proud to be selected by Downey Regional Medical Center to deliver its world-class revenue cycle processes and technology to elevate the medical center's financial performance," said Michael Halberda, President and CEO of Cymetrix. For more information on Cymetrix and its reven...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Agreement with QX Partners, LLC

... mid-sized companies seeking to sell their products and services into the federal government. Their unique status and expertise in government affairs elevate their clients to the capability levels of their larger competitors for the long term. By law, a SDVOB must receive at least 3% of all government cont...
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