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National Business Group on Health Honors Erie Insurance As One of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

Erie Insurance among 52 Companies Recognized for Promoting Healthy Workplace ERIE, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health, a national non-profit organization of large employers, recently honored Erie Insurance for its commitment and d...

Health Secretary Stops in Erie County to Call for Health Insurance for all Pennsylvanians

EDINBORO, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin B. Johnson met with students and future health care workers at Edinboro University to discuss Governor Edward G. Rendell's plan to provide access to health insurance to hundreds of thousands of uninsured adults th...

ComPsych(R) Corp. Announces Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Sprint, Erie Insurance, City of Naperville and Green Hills Public Library

Third-annual award entries reveal wellness trends of on-staff pharmacists, 'socially interactive' wellness and a focus on healthy aging CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ComPsych recently announced the gold winners of the third-annual Health at Work Award: Sprint; Erie Insurance; City of N...

Corrected: Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...loring the dangers of not being immunized. erie County : Aug. 24 - 7:05 p.m. - Immunizatio...y called, "Here's the pitch ... Immunize" with the erie Seawolves at Jerry Uht Park , 110 E 10th St., Erie. The event is sponsored by the erie Immunization Coalition. Direct services will be pr...

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...loring the dangers of not being immunized. erie County : Aug. 24 - 7:05 p.m. - Immunizatio...y called, "Here's the pitch ... Immunize" with the erie Seawolves at Jerry Uht Park , 110 E 10th St., Erie. The event is sponsored by the erie Immunization Coalition. Direct services will be pr...

Breakthrough Nursing Home Alternative Now Available to Cincinnati Elders and Their Families at Deupree Cottages

...swire/ -- Cincinnati elders and their families can now choose a breakthrough alternative to traditional nursing homes. The new Deupree Cottages on erie Avenue bordering Hyde Park offer a warm, inviting home supported by 24-hour professional nursing care. Here elders live life on their own terms and fo...

Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

... once again to bring a Home Run Derby event to each of the 11 Minor League Baseball Stadiums across the state. The event will visit the home of the erie SeaWolves on Monday, July 20 th from 8 a . m . - 2 p . m. TIME SLOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATE AT JERRY ...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

...the annual Waterfowl Symposium on Aug. 7. The symposium will begin at 1 p.m., in the Stull Environmental Education Center at Presque Isle State Park, erie County. Public comments will be accepted at the meeting or by sending a letter to: Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Management, 2001 E...

Natural Products Foundation Program Makes First 'Healthy Match'

...h programs across the country are participating in the project: No Aids Task Force, New Orleans, La.; Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured, Scranton, Penn.; erie Family Health Center, Chicago, Ill.; West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul, Minn.; Creating Health Institute, Spokane, Wash.; Fourth Street Cl...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Receives Recovery Funds for New Healthy Homes Program

... new program aimed at improving the environmental safety of foster homes in erie and Philadelphia. "The Healthy Homes program is a national initiative...g lead, mold, moisture, vectors, poisons and child safety concerns. erie and Philadelphia were chosen based on a needs assessment conducted by the d...

Lake Hospital System Is Now Lake Health

...s a large field of dark blue--the same blue found in the health system's former logo--and an organic wave pattern, both designed to pay homage to Lake erie and Lake County. A triad of wave shapes in yellow, light blue, and green represent Lake Health's commitment to caring for the whole person: body, mind...

Highmark Caring Place To Honor Midstate Volunteers

...at no charge to any grieving family throughout the community. The Highmark Caring Place operates four facilities, located in Lemoyne, Pittsburgh, erie and Warrendale. Since the opening of the first Caring Place in 1997, the program has served more than 30,000 family members and community partners. ...

Parents In Pennsylvania Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

...ties in the top 129. Philadelphia was ranked at number 5, Pittsburgh at 28, erie at 96, and Allentown at 129. Further, the 2000 United States Census data fo...nty Berks County Blair County Dauphin County Delaware County erie County Data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

Pennsylvania Council Formed to Advise on Improving Services to Older Adults, People with Disabilities

...mprised of nine members from the public and six from the Office of Long-Term Living staff. The public members are: Jack Armbruster, erie Carl Bailey, Philadelphia Kimberly Byrd, Philadelphia Richard Kiel, Fayetteville Carol Marfisi, Philadelphia G...

Gov. Rendell Proposes Help for Counties Battling West Nile; Warns Future Amounts Could be Less

...rland $68,218.55 Dauphin $115,276.80 Delaware $121,507.00 Elk $38,010.50 erie $103,157.50 Fayette $66,759.50 Franklin $104,418.20 Fulton $31,050.00 ...

Highmark Caring Place Dedicates New Facility in Warrendale

...ir Families, offers services at no charge to any grieving child and their family. The Caring Place operates four facilities in Pittsburgh, Warrendale, erie and Central Pennsylvania. Since the opening of the first Caring Place facility in 1997, the program has served more than 30,000 family members and com...

Firelands Chapter of the American Red Cross to Auction First Rides on Magnum's 20th Anniversary

...s programs. Magnum is a traditional "out and back" coaster that features 5,106 feet of track that winds its way over Soak City and along the Lake erie shoreline, giving riders an unparalleled view of the lake and the Cedar Point skyline. Opened in May 1989, Magnum was the world's first 20-story-...

Highmark Puts Employee Health First on National Walk@Lunch Day

...icipating in this program. In addition, Highmark is gearing up to host its annual Walk for a Healthy Community events in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, erie and Allentown. Last year's Walk for a Healthy Community raised more than a half-million dollars for Pennsylvania charities. For more information and...

Governor Rendell Reminds Families of Resources to Help Avoid Foreclosures, Provide Relief

...e filings in Pennsylvania, including 1,551 in Philadelphia and its four suburban communities, 735 in Allegheny County, 103 in Lackawanna County, 84 in erie County, and 49 in Dauphin County. Last month, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency reported that it received more than 1,450 applications for ...

Erie Indemnity Announces Nominees for Board of Directors

...PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of erie Indemnity Company (Nasdaq: ERIE) has accepted and ...ny's Bylaws. According to A.M. Best Company, erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is t...perates in 11 states and the District of Columbia. erie Insurance Group ranks 488 on the FORTUNE 500. ...

Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

... Williamsport Crosscutters - July 10 Harrisburg Senators - July 14 York Revolution - July 16 Lancaster Barnstormers - July 18 erie Seawolves - July 20 Washington Wildthings - July 21 Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs - July 22 State College Spikes - July 23 Readi...

PA DEP Finds Air Quality Around Schools to be Safe

... each respective location are: Midland Elementary/Middle School, Beaver County; chromium and manganese Wayne Middle School, erie County; benzene and naphthalene Stony Brook Elementary School, York County; benzene and chromium. Phoenixville Area Kindergarten Cente...

PA DEP Releases Quarterly Mammography Inspections

...ing Center at Brinton Lake Crozer Chester Medical Center Springfield Division Crozer Chester Medical Center The Diagnostic Breast Center erie COUNTY St. Vincent Health Center Women's Diagnostic Center Corry Memorial Hospital FAYETTE COUNTY Cherry Tree Medical...

First Electronic Healthcare Network in the U.S. Begins Operations in Buffalo, NY

...ce and an occupational health group. Officials are also talking to most other area hospitals and practices -- including Catholic Health System, erie County Medical Center, Buffalo Medical Group and Lifetime Health Medical Group -- to sign them up as well. Only Kaleida Health, the area's biggest hos...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

...ersity Portland $50,000 PENNSYLVANIA erie Art Museum erie $50,000 University of Pennsylvania Phi...

Hospital Expansions in Buffalo, N.Y., and Baton Rouge, La., Contribute to Recession Resilience

... In Buffalo, state mandates have forced the consolidation of several hospitals, including two of the area's largest health systems--Kaleida Health and erie County Medical Center--which will be united to create the Great Lakes Health System of Western New York. According to the recent Buffalo Market Overv...

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to Open 'Highmark Direct,' a Health Insurance Retail Store

...do not currently have Highmark products and will not replace the current Highmark Member Service locations, which are currently located in Pittsburgh, erie and Johnstown, Pa. The tentative store hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. About Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

Highmark Inc. Teams with Operation Warm to Provide New Winter Coats for Children in Need

...om the Clairton, Stowe Rox and Wilkinsburg school districts received coats through Operation Warm. Just outside of erie , some 500 children in the rural communities of Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean and Potter Counties and 100 students in the Oil City school district in V...

Novel IBS treatment developed at UB garners $8.5 million for seven-year clinical trial

...., assistant professor in the department of medicine, UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and director of its Behavioral Medicine Clinic at erie County Medical Center, is principal investigator. The trial will be conducted at three sites: UB, University at Alabama-Birmingham and Northwester...

Highmark Healthy High 5 School Challenge Grant Program Enables Pennsylvania Schools to Implement or Enhance Healthy Lifestyle Programs for Students

...Elementary Cameron Diocese of erie Immaculate Conception Clarion ...lementary Crawford Diocese of erie Seton Catholic Crawford...ool Early Childhood Center Dauphin Diocese of erie St. Boniface Elk Di...

DEP Releases Third Quarter Mammography Inspections

...e of Millersburg Pinnacle Health at Harrisburg Hospital DELAWARE COUNTY Bryn Mawr Hospital Health Center Mainline Health at Upper Providence erie COUNTY Carol Ann Lyons, M.D. Hamot Imaging Center Fairview OBGYN Associates of Erie Saint Vincent Outpatient Center LANCASTER COUNTY Garde...

PA Commission for Women Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Pink Fountain Tour

... Fountains in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and erie to Go Pink in October HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 29 ...ain in Pittsburgh and the Perry Square fountain in erie will turn pink at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., respectively...sion of Hematology/Oncology. Stiles, Purcell and erie Mayor Joseph E. Sinnott, as well as breast cancer ...

Message to Pennsylvania Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight

... Campaign to Visit erie to Rally Residents to Eat Right, Move More and Mil...s, vegetables and lowfat milk and milk products. erie Pledges to Maintain a Healthy Weight As part of ...ry, the Campaign for Healthy Weight will be at the erie Start! Heart Walk this Saturday, September 13 to r...

Pennsylvania Counties Receive Grants to Improve Services for Children

... -- Cameron $45,442 -- Chester $90,395 -- Clarion $42,376 -- Crawford $135,000 -- Elk $24,500 -- erie $38,900 -- Greene $114,500 -- Lycoming $80,000 -- Northumberland $116,845 -- Tioga $79,300 -- Washingt...

Highmark Foundation Extends Subsidy for Health eTools for Schools(R) through 2013

...apital Area IU 15, Mechanicsburg Area, Shippensburg, St. Joseph School Dauphin County: Halifax, Harrisburg, Infinity Charter, Steelton Highspire erie County: City of Erie, Corry School District Fayette County: Brownsville Area, Uniontown Area Franklin County: Chambersburg School District Fulto...

Diabetes could be a hidden condition for heart disease patients

...aken from the Western New York Health Study. This was a case-control study of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular risk factors among residents of erie and Niagara Counties, New York. Dr Stranges said: "The results were intriguing. We expected to find high levels of oxidative stress in people with ...

Dr. Andrea Mann Joins Dr. Senders and Associates, Pediatrics

...addition to the growing practice. A Cleveland native, Dr. Mann attended the Hathaway Brown school and then received her medical degree from the Lake erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a dual residency in pediatrics and internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center. For the past five y...

AMA Inaugurates Dr. Nancy Nielsen as President

...estern Region. She has served as an officer with the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York State Society of Internal Medicine and the erie County Medical Society. Dr. Nielsen earned a doctorate in microbiology from the Catholic University of America. At the age of 29, after the birth of...

Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer!

...out Pennsylvania: July 1 - York Revolution July 2 - State College Spikes July 8 - Reading Phillies July 10 - Washington Wildthings July 11 - erie Seawolves July 14 - Williamsport Crosscutters July 15 - Harrisburg Senators July 18 - Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs July 20 - Altoona Curve July 2...

Governor Rendell Says PA ABC Will Help Low-Wage Small Businesses Pay for Employee Health Coverage

... Governor Edward G. Rendell today said more than 10,000 uninsured adults in erie County -- many of whom who work for small businesses and a quarter of which...red (19-64) (19-64) Ranking erie 2,243 143,340 10,340 7.2% 57 CONTACT: Eli...
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