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Can Cancer Be Funny? Fran Drescher, Award-Winning Actress and U.S. Special Envoy for Women's Health Will Speak at the National Press Club on April 14

WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fran Drescher, an award-winning actress, author and comedienne who is now the U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Women's Health, will describe her amazement at her new job at a National Press Club luncheon on April 14. (Logo: http://www.n...

Xceed Molecular Names Fran Tuttle to Its Board of Trustees

WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceed Molecular Corporation, a pioneer in the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use gene-expression analysis systems, announced today that Fran Tuttle has been appointed to Xceed's board of directors. Ms. Tuttle is president and chief executive off...

Angelina Jolie to Help Fran Drescher's Battle Against Cancer

Actress Angelina Jolie has come up to support film/television actress Fran Drescher's cancer organisation . The Jewish comedienne revealed that the actress will be backing her Cancer Schmancer organisation. 'Angelina is supporting me on the movement', Contactmusic quoted Drescher, as saying...

Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence

...e for more than 50 years - began experiencing severe pain in her legs later that evening, and repeatedly asked the nurse to call her doctor. fran Klepach, Sandbo's sister, testified in court she remembered her then-87-year-old sibling's alarm at the rapid onset of severe pain, telling the hospit...

Emerson Ecologics Names Michelle Hebert New England Regional Sales Representative

...ps with practitioners in this region. "Michelle brings a wealth of sales experience and is a great fit for this important new position," said fran Towey, CEO of Emerson Ecologics. "Emerson's investment in this strategic capability is further evidence of our commitment to provide a full suite of s...

Monsoon Season will Bring Japanese Encephalitis

...re expected to increase. "These mosquitoes may carry the virus that causes Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which kills 10-15,000 people each year," warned fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health, the largest provider of travel medical services in the U.S. A new vaccine called Ixiaro(R) has been approved by the F...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Patient Safety Liaison (PSL) to Help Healthcare Facilities Implement Guidance

...n May, the Authority hired a PSL for the northwestern region of the state. The program, according to the Authority's Director of Educational Programs, fran Charney, has given the Authority and healthcare facilities reporting through PA-PSRS an opportunity to discuss what patient safety initiatives have be...

Seasonal Flu Lingers

... perking along," Schaffner said during a recent interview with MSNBC. "I would say, by all means, get vaccinated." Those sentiments are shared by fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health ( www.passporthealthusa.com ), the largest provider of travel medical services and immunizations in the U.S. "We car...

Strategic Diagnostics Appoints Kevin J. Bratton as Chief Financial Officer

...). He has a bachelor of science in business and accounting from Northeastern University . "We welcome Kevin to SDI's executive team," commented fran DiNuzzo, the Company's President and CEO. "Kevin comes to SDI with a wealth of knowledge and experience in lead financial roles, most recently in the ...

Just in Time for Travel Season, Specialty Travel Companies Cement Partnership

...h the nation's leading expeditor of Passports and Visas: Travisa ( www.travisa.com ). "We are thrilled to have Travisa as a partner," announced fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health. "They share our values of superior customer service and reliability and provide a necessary service for our clients."...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Patient Safety Liaison to Help Healthcare Facilities Implement Guidance

...Safety Liaison pilot program began last year in northeastern Pennsylvania. The program, according to the Authority's Director of Educational Programs, fran Charney, has given the Authority and facilities a tremendous communication network to help improve patient safety. "The Patient Safety Liaison (...

Grand Canyon University Recognizes Nurses

...ll aren't enough entering this important profession," said GCU's College of Nursing and Health Sciences Vice President of Strategic Business Alliances fran Roberts, RN, PhD. GCU is honoring nursing professionals who visit their web site www.gcu.edu/thankyou with a free gift - a USB port valued a...

Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders

...r Roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield) Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) Senator Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) Senator fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) ...

Swine Flu Spreads

...Swine Influenza A (H1N1) virus infections in the U.S., top officials declared a national health emergency Sunday. "Nobody is taking any chances," said fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health, the nation's largest provider of travel medical services and immunizations. "We are warning travelers to postpone the...

First Annual World Meningitis Day Gaining National Support

...rs of contracting the Meningococcal disease. "We recognize the dangers of meningitis and the importance of being vaccinated against the disease," said fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health, the largest provider of travel medical services and immunizations in the U.S. "Passport Health wants to honor this da...

AHRQ and Ad Council Encourage Consumers to Ask Questions and Get More Involved in Their Health Care

...ch and Quality with The Advertising Council and actress and health advocate fran Drescher. The new "Questions" PSAs, which were created pro bono by Gre... according to the Institute of Medicine . Actress and health advocate fran Drescher is working with AHRQ and the Ad Council to encourage patients to a...

Video: AHRQ And Ad Council Encourage Consumers to Ask Questions and Get More Involved in Their Health Care

...ch and Quality with The Advertising Council and actress and health advocate fran Drescher. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prne...s, according to the Institute of Medicine. Actress and health advocate fran Drescher is working with AHRQ and the Ad Council to encourage patients to a...

Motorola Study Shows 80 Percent of Global Healthcare IT Executives Placing Increased Reliance on Mobility

...tion provides all of the information that we need right at our fingertips allowing us to dedicate more time to delivering superior patient care," said fran Regan, director of nursing at Sands Point Center for Health & Rehabilitation. "The mobile EMR system has improved the productivity of our medical ...

California Moms to Lawmakers: 'Health Care Coverage is a Lifesaver for California Families'

... off work to help them!! MomsRising.org members delivered packages to every lawmaker's office and also met with staff in the offices of Senators fran Pavley and Dave Cox and Assembly members Nathan Fletcher, Cathleen Galgiani, and Bonnie Lowenthal. ...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Raises Consumer Awareness During National Patient Safety Awareness Week

...eek allows everyone to pause and rethink how much we can do in our daily practice as a patient or as a healthcare provider to improve patient safety," fran Charney, director of Educational Programs at the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority said. "A recent survey shows that more Pennsylvanians are parti...

MedicinePhone Launches TouchOut Cancer on Apple App Store

... This Cancer Foundation. Celebrity updates include fran Drescher, Matisyahu, Olympic Gold Medalist Bryan C...ing that will help you." Cancer survivor, fran Drescher said, "The Cancer Schmancer Movement...announcements forthcoming. Celebrities such as fran Drescher, Matisyahu and Olympic Gold Medalist Brya...

Flu Activity Increases in the U.S.

...te. Getting the influenza vaccine now will still protect you from the flu this season. "The flu season extends from November through March," said fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health, the largest provider of travel medical services and immunizations in the U.S. "Passport Health is committed to reduci...

Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors to Honor Ryan Seacrest & John Bendheim at Annual 'Road To A Cure' Gala

... Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel. Rick Powell, Chairman of the Board of Governors, co-chairs the event with Debbee Klein Schwartz, Aaron Kaplan and fran Solomon. The "Road To A Cure" Gala is sponsored by Lexus, which has donated a 2009 Lexus LS 600h L hybrid luxury sedan for an opportunity drawing dur...

America's 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies Revealed

...travelers. Clients include major corporations, universities and NGO's. "I am thrilled that our company is being recognized with this honor," commented fran Lessans, Passport Health's founder and CEO. Passport Health's Travel Medicine Specialists administer and prescribe vaccinations and medication...

Emerson Ecologics Announces Acquisition of TIDhealth

...arket. "This new organization will be uniquely positioned to serve the needs of the rapidly expanding professional integrative healthcare field," said fran Towey, President and CEO of Emerson Ecologics. "Practitioners and their patients will now have expanded access to the highest quality vitamins, herbs,...

Travel, Faith, Volunteering & Good Health Converge

... provider of travel medical services in the U.S. and member of the WRTA, attended this momentous event. "We are part of something historic," announced fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health and a panelist at the exposition. "We believe in the good that humans can do around the world. That is why we want to ...

Gala Raises Funds for NHS Human Services

... In addition, the Foundation also presented an award in memory of the late fran Egan who served on the NHS Board. The fran Egan Courage Award is presented to individuals who display courage in the f...

Grand Canyon University Sending Clear Message: We Have Room for Nurses!

... crisis with our alarming shortage of registered nurses. I can't believe nursing being put on the block during this time of incredible shortage," said fran Roberts, Grand Canyon University Vice President of Strategic Business Alliances for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. "As a private instit...

National Breast Cancer Coalition Survey Reveals That Lack of Commitment and Funding Impede the Fight Against Breast Cancer

...ess. Women are expressing a need for the type of leadership, focus and commitment NBCC brings to the eradication of this disease," said NBCC President fran Visco. "So on November 4th, NBCC calls on voters to choose candidates who display strong leadership and the political will to work with us to confront...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Director of Educational Programs

...ne into twenty facilities in the Northeast and is obtaining valuable feedback from them as to what they need from us to make their institutions safer. fran will help us take that information to the next level of education for improved patient safety," Doering added. For more information about the Pennsy...

Intent.com Launches Premier Wellness Site & Social Network

...R 200 INTENT VOICES -- featuring blogs from well-known luminaries such as Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Olivia Newton John, Ed Begley Jr., Debbie Ford, fran Drescher, Don Miguel Ruiz, Joan Borysenko, life coach Laura Day, Russell Simmons, Project (RED) founder Tamsin Smith and more. -- DAILY FEATURED ART...

Passport Health, American Lung Association; Walking Together to Prevent the Flu

... be donated. "The donor receives something useful -- a flu shot -- while a portion of the proceeds go directly to the American Lung Association," said fran Lessans, CEO of Passport Health. Vaccination is a safe and effective way to prevent influenza and its complications. The CDC recommends flu shots fo...

SIRIUS XM Radio Joins Stand Up To Cancer Campaign with Live Broadcast of Star-Studded 'Just Stand Up' Fundraising Event on September 5

...) include: Casey Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Abigail Breslin, Josh Brolin, David Cook, Katie Couric, Dana Delany, fran Drescher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Edwards, Jon Favreau, America Ferrera, Charles Gibson, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek, Scarl...

'Just Stand Up' Star-Studded Charitable Single Sets Pace for Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Campaign

...) include: Casey Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Abigail Breslin, Josh Brolin, David Cook, Katie Couric, Dana Delany, fran Drescher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Edwards, Jon Favreau, America Ferrera, Charles Gibson, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek, Scarl...

San Diego Supercomputer Center director urges academia to make cyberinfrastructure 'real'

...n technologies, organizations, and human resources is essential for future research advancement and discovery. In this month's EDUCAUSE Review, Dr. fran Berman, director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, makes the case for investment in cyberinfras...

USCIS Tightens Vaccination Requirements

.... Trained nurses and doctors also offer destination-specific travel-health information and immunizations for international travelers. Founder and CEO, fran Lessans, said local physicians refer patients to Passport Health because of special equipment needed to keep some vaccines frozen and properly monitor...

Children's National Medical Center Program Director to Provide Expertise to DiabeTeens.com, The HealthCentral Network's Teen Diabetes Site

... ARLINGTON, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com ) today announced that Dr. fran Cogen, MD, director of the Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program at Children's National Medical Center, will provide her expertise to HealthCentra...

2020 Commission Supports Modernization Plans at Three Monroe County Hospitals, With 140 Additional Beds

... each hospital to grow and modernize at a pace that makes sense for the institutions and the community, with space to add capacity later if needed." fran Weisberg, Executive Director of FLHSA, said the community is fortunate to have so many knowledgeable and experienced community leaders willing to devo...

Premier Brumby announces plans to build largest life sciences supercomputer facility

...r SDSC as we get ready to open our new building that will double the size of the center and add another 5,000 square-feet of machine room space," said fran Berman, Director of SDSC, in welcoming Premier Brumby and his delegation to SDSC and the UC San Diego campus. "We very much look forward to working wi...

Lulu.com Authors Strive to Help Readers Stay Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

...mine what treatment is right for them." Frustrated by the very limited selection of gluten-free items available in her local stores, celiac sufferer fran Leach compiled nearly 300 recipes in her self-published "Gluten Free Easy" ( http://www.lulu.com/content/1090006 ) cookbook to share with others aro...
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