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Drinking Wine Is Good For The "Heart" & Environment

Guests can make a positive contribution to their health and "Heart," the Hope Heart Institute that is, at Kirkland Uncorked a festival of art, style and taste July 17-19 in Marina Park. Kirkland, WA (Vocus) June 26, 2009 -- Guests can make a positive contribut...

Researchers Suggest That Oxidative Stress is Strongly Evident in the In-Utero Environment of the Fetus With Down Syndrome

Abnormal gene expression in amniotic fluid could play role in suggesting potential therapies BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2009/05/27/0903909106 ) by Tufts Medical Cente...

Is your environment damaging your health? New center aims to find out

The damage that our modern living and working environment could be doing to our health will be investigated by a new 5M MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London and King's College London, which launches today. The new Centre will analyse the health of people across ...

State-of-the-Art Technology and Hotel-Like Environment Get CareOne's Rehab Patients Home Quicker

News is Important During May's tribute to Older Americans, Nursing Home Residents and Stroke Survivors FORT LEE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CareOne, New Jersey's largest family-owned and operated senior care provider reports that newly designed hotel-like Centers, and the use of computer te...

Perinatal environment influences aggression in children

This release is available in French . It's a well-documented fact that children from zero to two can be spontaneously aggressive and that boys can be among the worse culprits. Even after being socialized, seven percent of boys will continue to be hyper-aggressive until the age of nine. ...

UIC receives $16 million to study impact of environment on kids' health

The University of Illinois at Chicago's ImpacTeen project has been awarded a four-year, $16 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study policy and environmental factors that influence youth behaviors related to nutrition, physical activity, obesity and tobacco use. ImpacTeen ...

China Healthcare Acquisition Corp Agrees to Terminate Agreement to Acquire Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd.

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp (Amex: CHM , CHMU, CHMW) ("CHM") announced today that China Healthcare Acquisition Corp ("CHM") and Teambest International, Ltd. and Madame Wang Lahua (collectively, "Seller") have mutually agreed, effective...

Perth Leadership Institute Issues Alert on the Post-Crash Environment Facing HR/Leadership Development

Alert Urges HR/Leadership Development to Implement Post-Crash Development Programs with Explicit Business Acumen and Harder Financial Focus Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2008 -- The Perth Leadership Institute ( alert on the market crash and how human resources an...

Scientists measure connection between the built environment and obesity in baby boomers

Does your neighborhood have a lot of fast food outlets, few sidewalks, and no parks? If yes, your physical neighborhood may be hampering your ability to be physically active and placing you at increased risk for obesity. According to a research study conducted in Portland, Oregon by scientists at ...

China Healthcare Acquisition Corp Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd.

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp (Amex: CHM , CHMU, CHMW) ("CHM") and Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd. ("EAHE") announced today that CHM and the owner of EAHE signed a definitive acquisition agreement for CHM to acquire EAHE i...

'Office of the Future' Environment Study

VIDEO ALERT: B-roll is available through Pathfire's Digital Media Gateway (DMG). See end of this media advisory for details. ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic endocrinologist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., has continued his research in environment-changing innovatio...

'Office of the future' environment study

Mayo Clinic endocrinologist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., has continued his research in environment-changing innovations with a six-month study of a real-life office that was re-engineered to increase daily physical activity or NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis). The study began in late 2007 ...

Genetics, Environment Shape Sexual Behavior

There's likely no one key reason for a particular orientation, research shows MONDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Genetics and random environmental factors each play a major role in determining both gay and heterosexual behavior, say British and Swedish researchers. "This study pu...

The second year of participation for Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging in World Environment Day

MONTREAL, June 2 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, part of Rio Tinto Alcan's packaging unit, announced that, for the second consecutive year, it will participate in an initiative sponsored by the United Nations for the Environment Program (UNEP) in the context of World Envi...

Hospital Buildings Can Heal According to First Comprehensive Report on Impact of Physical Environment on Child Patients

DENVER, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospital buildings can heal according to the first comprehensive report to look at the impact of the physical environment on child patients in health care settings. The report Evidence for Innovation, Transforming Children's Health through the Phys...

East African Experts Discuss Population, Health, Environment at Wilson Center

Projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Use Integrated Approach WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The countries of East Africa -- including Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania -- face the interconnected challenges of population pressures, poor health services, and environmental degradation...

United Nations Environment Programme and Bayer Corporation Announce North American Winners of International Children's Painting Competition

First and Second Place Winners Hail from San Francisco Bay Area, Northern New Jersey WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cindy Liu, a fifth-grader at the Harker School in San Jose, Calif., and Connie Yu, a seventh-grader at John Adams Middle School in E...

School Environment Can Curb Kids' Weight Gain

Philadelphia-based nutrition program reduced overweight by 50%, study concludes,, MONDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- Schools that serve healthier foods, offer nutrition education and reward students for nutritious eating habits can make a major difference in preventing childhood obesi...

Changing school environment curbs weight gain in children

Small changes in schools lead to big results when it comes to preventing childhood obesity, according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics. The school-based intervention, which reduced the incidence of overweight by 50 percent, offers a potential means of preventing childhood weig...

Space sentinels: New 'tools' in space to improve European environment and security policies

ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain and European Commission Director General for Enterprise & Industry Heinz Zourek today signed in Brussels an agreement which establishes the allocation of an EC budget of 624 million to ESA as a contribution to the implementation of the GMES Space Component...

Global Environment partners provide additional $20 million to protect endangered habitats

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 11, 2008) The World Bank and Conservation International (CI) today signed an agreement for $20 million in new funds, provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), to protect some of the worlds most unique and threatened areas, including island ecosystems and temperate ...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Local Elementary and Middle Schools

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environ...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Pittsburgh-Area Elementary and Middle Schools

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Day part...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Northern New Jersey Elementary and Middle Schools

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Da...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Kansas City Area Elementary and Middle Schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Da...

Free White Paper Details Hospital Strategies for Meeting Joint Commission Compliance Requirements in the Environment of Care

NEWTON, MASS., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A free white paper is now available to help hospitals prepare for new Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) accreditation requirements and unannounced surveys at: http://www.eheinc.com/jcaho.htm . Titled "Continuous Joint Commission Compliance: Responding t...

Rosecrance and Chicago's Department of Environment Collaborate to Help Families Dispose of Unwanted Medicines and Drugs

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day Set For Saturday October 13 Proper Disposal of Drugs Critical To Combat Prescription and OTC Drug Abuse CHICAGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosecrance Health Network, a leading provider of substance abuse treatment to adolescents, adults and their families, ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Nationally Recognized by BusinessWeek and AARP for Creating a Unique Workplace Environment for New and Mature Employees

CHICAGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) was recently recognized, separately, by AARP and BusinessWeek for developing a workplace culture that supports the careers of new employees and encourages the continued development of mature workers...

Fastrack Release First Integrated HME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy & Home Care Agency Software in a Microsoft Environment

FASTRACK HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS announced today the availability of the first integrated DME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy Billing & Home HealthCare Agency Billing Software System. The FASTRACK Integrated IV, HME and Home Care Agency Solution is a Windows and ASP.NET developed product with a single...

For Medical Device Makers, Full Spectrum Software Presents a Live, One Hour Audio Course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled Environment

For medical device makers, Full Spectrum Software presents a live, one hour audio course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled Environment. The event is hosted by Foreign Exchange Translations. detailed information on the course can be found here Southbor...

Teen Behaviors Stem From Genetics, Environment

When it comes to drinking and acting out, genes alone aren't destiny, study finds THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Teens' alcohol use and behavior problems are influenced by both genetic and environmental factors, a new study finds. "In the past, research on genetic and environ...

Youth-made Stoves Provide Income, Protect the Environment

RICHMOND, Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cooking revolution is underway in the Kiboga district of Uganda. More than 200 families are finding that the double Rocket Lorena stove is making it easier to cook and provide healthy meals for their children. The stoves also are a money mak...

Novel approach estimates nanoparticles in environment

DURHAM, N.C. Without knowing how much of an industrial chemical is being produced, it is almost impossible for scientists to determine if it poses any threat to the environment or human health. Civil engineers at Duke University believe they have come up with a novel way of estimating how much...

Staying Slim Is Good for the Environment

Sustaining heavier people produces more greenhouse gases, researchers say WEDNESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Watching your weight does more than protect your health. It also may help fight climate change. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine say ...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Commitment to Protecting Environment

Award Honors Environmental Leaders in Western States OAKLAND, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Kaiser Permanente today for its commitment to environmental protection at the agency's 11th annual awards ceremony in San Francisco. The EPA'...

DMEC Think Tank Addresses 'Extreme Productivity' in Difficult Economic Environment

SAN DIEGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) today released its 2008 Think Tank report entitled, "Extreme Productivity: Are Your Employees Hitting the Wall?" This in-depth report addresses the urgent challenges faced by employers trying to maintain employe...

Improved Fungicides May Be Easier on Environment

Products in development expand on plants' natural defenses, researchers explain MONDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new group of environmentally friendly fungicides may prove to be safer, more selective and less likely to fall victim to pests becoming resistant to them over time, Ca...

Study shows how Salmonella survives in environment

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have demonstrated how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans. Salmonella are microscopic living creatures that can contaminate almost any food type, causing diar...

Cleaning for Health: Custodians Honored for Improving School Environment

- Professionals Lauded for Their Commitment to Cleanliness - Custodians Receive First-Ever C.L.E.A.N.(R) Award from SDA, NEA, CDC WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The critical role that custodians play in improving school health through cleaning is now in the spotlig...

L.A.'s Newest Advanced Imaging Center Houses New GE 64-Slice PET/CT and 3T MRI in Spa-Inspired Environment

LOS ANGELES, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Advanced Imaging , L.A.'s newest diagnostic imaging center, offers advanced technology that enables physicians to provide more accurate diagnoses earlier, often resulting in better outcomes for patients. On the campus of White Mem...
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