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Concierge Medicine Takes Front Seat with Health Care Reform Uncertainty

The need for Concierge Medicine is growing as individuals seek a higher level of customer service from their physicians. As President Obama seeks to reform health care, some doctors and their patients are taking steps to improve both customer service and access. After multiple requests by clien...

H1N1 Pandemic Precautions for Front Line Workers

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the H1N1 pandemic flu follows the pattern of the 1918 Great Pandemic it could come back with more vigor in a second wave next fall. In 1918, three separate recurrences of influenza followed each other with unusual rapidity, resulting in 3 explosive ...

New Quarterly Magazine Launched by Red Bloom Media LLC Puts the Health and Wellness of Mothers Front and Center

Well Now Magazine, a first of its kind publication, is packed with inspiring success stories, motivating tips, expert advice, and a refreshingly new image of healthy, happy, and fit moms. SILVER SPRING, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Bloom Media LLC announces the launch of Well Now Magazine, ...

Nation's Front Line Caregivers Mobilizing to Help Defeat Obama Implementation of Damaging Medicare Regulation

$1.05 Billion FY 2010 Proposed Medicare Cut Weakens Key Health Care Delivery System Reforms Now Benefitting Patients, Strengthening Frontline Workforce JOPLIN, Mo., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) today said it is mobilizing to defeat a Medicare re...

As Health Reform Takes Shape, Leading Medical and Public Health Organizations Join Effort to Keep Obesity Front and Center

STOP Obesity Alliance Announces Eight New Associate Members to Help Raise Obesity on the Nation's Public Health Agenda WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight medical groups, public health associations and obesity experts joined the S trategies t o O vercome and P revent (ST...

NAMI-OC to Hold FRONT LINE Conference for Returning Veterans, Their Families and Community

IRVINE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. until noon, the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Orange County (NAMI-OC) will bring together speakers, agencies and service providers who serve returning veterans and their families. Front Line confere...

Dr. Khanna Featured on Front Cover of Valley Life Magazine

Dr. Rajesh Khanna discusses success of a new procedure, PRELEX. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2009 -- In the upcoming May issue of Valley Life (West Valley Magazine), M.D. Rajesh Khanna, founder of the Khanna Institute of LASIK, discusses his practice and his l...

New Zealand Beach Front Property Offers Global Currency Rate Bargains

Although the median price of the average New Zealand home has remained relatively stable since January, 2009 (1 April, 09 Bloomberg Report); the price decrease of 8% over the last year, and the NZ dollar decline of between 16 and 28 percent against the Euro and US currencies respectively during t...

New Book Chronicles the Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists to the Front Lines of Fighting Cancer

HOUSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just more than one year after it was created, the office of Women Faculty Programs at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has introduced a collection of essays by leading women faculty aimed at inspiring generations of women scientist...

A Lesson for Parents: Arguing in Front of Your Teens Has Lasting Impact, Researchers Find

Nation's Longest-running Mental Health Predictors Study Shows Long-term Influence of Family Conflict BOSTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exposure to family arguments during adolescence has a lasting impact on an individual's mental health and functioning as an adult, according to a stu...

Dr. Khanna Featured on Front Cover of Life after 50

Dr, Khanna was recently recognized for his contributions to eyecare for people over 50 years. (Vocus) March 6, 2009 -- We are proud to share something exciting, Dr. Rajesh Khanna was featured on the front cover of respected magazine, Life after 50. Rajesh Khanna, M.D...

National Front Line Caregiver Group Urges Senate Leaders to Support Grassley Amendment Protecting Seniors' Care, Assuring Stability of Nation's Long Term Care Workforce

JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new letter sent today to the U.S. Senate Leadership and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, the Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) urged support for the Grassley Amendment to the pending economic stimulus bill,...

On the front lines in the war on terror

The emergence of terror medicine as a distinctive discipline has been prompted by the global proliferation of terrorism, especially since the end of the 20th century. Examples abound − Oklahoma City, the London metro, Madrid, and Mumbai. The nature of terror attacks, such as anthrax attacks ...

All You Want for Christmas Is Your Two Front Teeth?

OKEMOS, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for some creative stocking- stuffer ideas to keep your family's teeth clean and healthy during the holidays? Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana recommends the following gift ideas to ensure healthy teeth and gums in the New Year: ...

U.S. Army Orders KAOS to Front Lines

Apparel Maker's High-Tech Sports Bras to Support Female Soldiers in Combat HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Army has awarded a multi-year contract for advanced sports bras to KAOS Worldwide ( http://www.kaoskomfort.com ), a technical apparel company noted for its innovative fu...

At the Front of the Fight Against Arthritis

Travel Advantage Network places third in Southern Maryland for raising funds for the Arthritis Foundation MILLERSVILLE, Md., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel Advantage Network (TAN), a community leader in the fight against arthritis, raised more than $2,000, placing third in Anne Ar...

New Surgical Device Saves Lives and Limbs on Iraq's Front Lines

Canica Inc.'s ABRA(R) Dynamic Wound Closure System earns high marks from combat surgeons BAGHDAD, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of an independent clinical study conducted by U.S. Army combat support surgeons in Baghdad show that a new medical device used to close a t...

Nation's Front Line Caregivers Praise U.S. Representatives' Opposition to Medicare-Financed Nursing Home Care Cuts

Letter From 42 Members of Congress - Led by Reps. Tim Walz and Chris Shays - to House Leadership Urging Protection of Quality Nursing Home Care, Key Caregiver Jobs Gains Support WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the negative impact to local seniors as well as the pot...

National, State Front Line Caregivers Warn About $64 Million Cut to Medicare Funding for Care of Michigan Seniors

Proposed Bush FY 2009 Budget Slashes Nursing Home Funding for Care of Michigan's Most Vulnerable Seniors; Federal Medicare Cuts Place Greater Pressure on State Medicaid Program as Economy Slows LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and state front line caregivers voi...

CryoCath Introduces Arctic Front in Australia

Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT http://www.cryocath.com MONTREAL, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CryoCath(R) Technologies Inc., the global leader in cryotherapy products to treat cardiac arrhythmias, today announced the introduction of Arct...

Video: TI unveils industry's first family of complete analog front ends for superior ultrasound systems

First device offers 50 percent smaller size, 20 percent less power consumption, 40 percent less noise for sharper images in portable equipment DALLAS, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Extending its high-performance analog expertise in the medical imaging market, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN )...

Coalition to Protect Senior Care: Bush Budget Plan Dangerous to Seniors' Front Line Care Needs

In New Letter, Direct Care Workers Urge Senators Baucus and Grassley to Stop Bush Medicare Cuts JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Bush Administration's budget plan cutting U.S. seniors' Medicare-financed nursing home care by $17 billion over five years, the ...

'Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House(R) at Front & Erie' Celebrates Grand Opening

The Facility, an Extension of the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, will Mark its Grand Opening with an Inaugural House-Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, January 3rd; House Opens to Families on Monday, January 7th PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 27,000-square-foot, three-story "Phi...

Kaiser Permanente Puts Personal Health Record Front and Center

With the re-launch of kp.org, KP introduces My health manager OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today announced the unveiling of My health manager -- KP's personal health record (PHR). Kaiser Permanente has long been an industry leader in providing online health s...

LCA Hails Congressional Front Against Pink Camel Cigarette Campaign

WASHINGTON, June 6 Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed Congressional leaders and their efforts to challenge the marketing of Camel No. 9, the sleekly packaged pink and black cigarettes designed to appeal to young women. LCA President Laurie Fenton-Ambrose said, "This is the first step...

Bihar schoolboy dies in fight over front bench

A 12-year-old schoolboy in Bihar lost his life when some students pushed him from the front bench in class and he fell hitting his head// on the floor. Qamar Irfan, a Class 5 student of Sarda Convent School in Darbhanga district's Manihas village, died Thursday. Police said Qamar was forc...

Not Blinking Enough In Front Of The Computer Can Cause Dry Eye

Computers have indeed revolutionized the office atmosphere by reducing the workload and providing for easy storage of huge amounts of data. Numerous studies have already demonstrated // the disastrous effects of spending most of the day in front of the computers. A new study now reveals that sq...

Risk of DVT for those spending long hours in front of computers

e-thrombosis is the new e-jargon associated with computers. But it is no term to be happy about, because this term refers to the condition called Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT), which could affect those individuals whose work or lifestyle demands them to spend long hours in front of a computer. Sitting ...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...und is that the emergency room turns out to be the front door for many folks trying to gain access into the...ear in a new report, "Jammed access: Widening the front door to healthcare" . To improve access without...ent Wait Times ; PWC, Jammed access: Widening the front door to healthcare ...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

...e demanding it. Under Johnnies(TM) are made from ultra-soft, water resistant, SMS material. These disposable under garments come equipped with front mesh pockets for drainage convenience and a magic clip for bladder catheter control. Available in 4 sizes, Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large (brie...

Gold Standard/Elsevier Launches MedCounselor Consumer Drug Information Modules

...nals, MedCounselor provides evidence-based, easily understandable consumer medication information. "Pharmacies and health Web sites are on the front lines of healthcare, serving as accessible and familiar resources for consumers who want fast, accurate answers to their health questions," said Karl ...

Smart Choices Program helps shoppers identify food and beverage choices

... programs, the Smart Choices Program uses a single, green check mark on the front of the product package to provide "at-a-glance" assurance that a product ha...cy at Tufts University. "By providing a single, simple communication on the front of the package, the Smart Choices Program can help alleviate confusion in t...

Office Evolution Partners with Eco-Friendly ISONAS to Improve Client Security and Access Technology

... eco-friendly values. In addition to affording all Office Evolution clients convenient, 24/7 access to nine office locations across the Colorado front Range, the partnership between ISONAS and Office Evolution improves security for clients, employees and company property. IP-at-the-door reader-contro...

Premier of Split Estate at DocuWeeks 2009 to Call National Attention to Urban Drilling in New York and Los Angeles

... could not believe that an energy company could come in on land that you own, and drill at will without your permission as close as 150 feet from your front door," remarks director and producer Debra Anderson. "For those of us living in the path of that industry and its potential to do real destr...

Young Kids' Screen Time May Raise Blood Pressure

...n other low-level activities, such as painting, study finds MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who spend too much time in front of the television, the computer and video games might be at increased risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests. American and Spanish rese...

Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm

...ibility, and compassion." The Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game first started at a picnic in the summer of 1948, in Wilfrid Zogbaum's front yard. The event has grown to include notable politicians, actors, musicians, publishers, editors, and television personalities, and is a beloved event...

CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices

...annot privately enter their PIN or other confidential information. All CVS stores have been equipped, at a minimum, with a tactile device at both the front check-out counter and the pharmacy counter to ensure that customers unable to use a flat screen keypad do not have to provide their PIN to a store emp...

Rita's Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation

...r all children touched by the disease." About Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott (1996-2004). At the age of 4, Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to ...

In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two

...lishing their own public plans and providing for the option of a federal plan if state-level efforts don't work." "Tom Daschle showed that the front door is open. Bob Dole and Howard Baker showed that they could walk through it. Won't President Obama take another look -- and join them?" Rea...

Consumer Alert: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Should Not Be Taken Lightly

...er own individual practices. This distinction should be made to patients up front to ensure they are comfortable with the expertise and training of the perso...ccess of any cosmetic procedure depends on patients doing their homework up front and selecting a qualified physician to ensure a safe and successful outcome...
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