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eCardio Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Health Sciences Category THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics ( www.ecardio.com ) today announced that Larry Lawson, President and Chief Executive Officer, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (R)...

Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate From Drug Rehabilitation Program

DESTIN, Fla., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Narconon Gulf Coast, a world-class substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility located in Destin, Florida, announces the graduation of its 300th student. Narconon Gulf Coast was founded by Randy and Deborah (Debbie) Ross after undergoing multi...

eCardio Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics ( www.ecardio.com ) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (R) 2009 Award in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program. According to Ernst ...

Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. Announces Joint Venture with Gulf Coast Cancer Centers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. announced the formation of ROSA of South Alabama, LLC, its seventh radiation oncology joint venture. ROSA of South Alabama is a joint venture among Gulf Coast Cancer Center - Gulf Shores, P.C., Monroeville Radiation...

VA Sends Latest Gulf War Illness Report to IOM for Review

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has sent the October 2008 report from the VA Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine (IOM) for review and recommendations. T...

Deep brain mapping to isolate evidence of Gulf War syndrome

DALLAS Researchers at Southern Methodist University in Dallas are pioneering the use of spatial statistical modeling to analyze brain scan data from Persian Gulf War veterans, aiming to pinpoint specific areas of the their brains affected by Gulf War Syndrome. Richard Gunst, Wayne Woodward and ...

Toxic Chemicals Blamed for Gulf War Illness

Report also cites drug given to U.S. troops to protect them from nerve gas MONDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Gulf War illness, dismissed by some as a psychosomatic disorder, is a very real illness that affects at least 25 percent of the 700,000 U.S. veterans who took part in the 1991...

Nurse Alliance of SEIU Healthcare Mobilizing RNs and Medical Supplies to Gulf Coast Areas in Advance of Hurricane Gustav

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Executive Vice President and Nurse Alliance Chair Dian Palmer, RN, issued the following statement regarding the work being done by SEIU nurses and leaders across the country in anticipation of the health...

American Red Cross on the Gulf Coast: Storms Coming and Going

Hurricane Dolly Effects Linger as Tropical Storm Edouard Approaches WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane season is in full swing, with Tropical Storm Edouard churning in the Gulf of Mexico and Hurricane Dolly having just left. As some Red Cross workers continue to provide ...

Researchers probe geographical ties to ALS cases among 1991 Gulf War veterans

DURHAM, N.C. -- Researchers from Duke University, the University of Cincinnati (UC) and the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center are hoping to find a geographical pattern to help explain why 1991 Gulf War veterans contracted the fatal neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AL...

NOAA and Louisiana scientists predict largest Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' on record

NOAA-supported scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Louisiana State University are forecasting that the "dead zone" off the coast of Louisiana and Texas in the Gulf of Mexico this summer could be the largest on record. The researchers are predicting the area could m...

UC research shows risk of ALS exposure in Gulf War veterans is time limited

CINCINNATIA new study, led by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC), says that cases of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) among soldiers who served in the first Persian Gulf War were caused by certain events during their deployment to the war zone, meaning the exposure and illness is ...

DNC - McCain Myth Buster: John McCain and the Gulf Coast

Today's McCain Myth: John McCain will do a heckuva job on Gulf Coast recovery. WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Democratic National Committee: Just this week John McCain said that "[t]here must be no forgotten places in America" and ...

In Face of Continuing Katrina and Rita Needs Red Cross Adds Resources to Gulf Coast

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross announced today an extension of mental health assistance and other benefits to Hurricane Katrina and Rita survivors living in the hardest-hit areas of the southern Louisiana and south Mississippi. These funds, initi...

Stevens chemists identify compounds to lure nutria, a rat-like pest ravaging Gulf Coast wetlands

HOBOKEN, N.J. A 10-pound rodent pest called nutria ravaging southern wetlands in the US, which has been especially damaging to the marshland ecology in the Mississippi Delta following Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, may have finally met its match thanks to molecular science that includes the work of...

Sixty Kaiser Permanente Volunteers Help Rebuild Gulf Coast

Culture of Volunteerism Allows Organization to Continue Post-Katrina Commitment to the Region for Third Consecutive Year OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to help rebuild the communities devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita three years ag...

Oman to Launch First Bio-refinery in Gulf Region

An Omani company is set to launch the first bio-refinery in the Gulf region, which will produce ethanol mainly from date palms for use in motor vehicles as a substitute for petrol and diesel, local newspaper Khaleej Times reported Friday. Oman Green Energy Company (OGEC) will invest US$28.6...

Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas

When US forces destroyed a chemical munitions dump in Khamisiyah, Iraq in March 1991, the soldiers concerned did not realize what they were getting into. Only much later it was revealed they could have been exposed to the deadly sarin gas, released during the demolition. Sarin is a chemica...

Indians in Gulf to Get More Education Facilities

India's Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who currently on a visit to Riyadh, has declared that by the next academic year (2007) //, an examination center for the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) will be opened in Saudi Arabia. 'The issue of equivalence of degr...

Move Over Chicken - Rabbit Meat, All Set to Bridge the Gulf

Kerala: Rabbits might soon find themselves on the plane to the gulf, not so much for greener pastures but to suit the changing palates of people in the Gulf. // The demand for rabbit meat has increased following the bird flu scare, and is much like the oasis in the desert, for what was a dry gulf ...

Omega Protein Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...Omega Protein makes its products from menhaden, an Omega-3 rich fish that is not utilized as seafood, but which is abundantly available along the U.S. gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coasts. SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: The statements contained in this press release that are not h...

DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice

...n simply depend on the individual using it. An earlier study found a strong association between exposure to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and the gulf War illness suffered by many veterans. Organophosphates have also been linked with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of leukemia in c...

Twinlab's(R) Mobile Beach Bash Heats Up After a Successful Kick-Off of the 2009 RateYourAbs.com Contest

... in Galveston, Texas and Tampa, Florida, Twinlab, a pioneer and a leader in sports nutrition for over 40 years, continues to blaze its trail along the gulf and Atlantic Coasts. This weekend Twinlab's 2009 Mobile Beach Bash Celebration, highlighting the company's RateYourAbs.com Contest, hits the bea...

TrinityCare Senior Living Announces Extension of Financing for Trinity Shores Facility in Port Lavaca, Texas

...y levels continue to improve, and we are pleased with the facility, our staff and the very positive response of the regional community along the Texas gulf Coast," continued Sapaugh. "We have had a very positive relationship with TrinityCare, and we believe their philosophy towards senior care ...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region (News Briefs)

...ion within the Florida Department of Education to begin this program. The first class of students in the program will pursue dissertation research on gulf War Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's disease. (Contact: Kristen Bridges, 850-545-1917, www.roskampinstitute.com ) ...

Gulf Coast Residents to Benefit From Gift of Kuwaiti People

...boost its disaster response capabilities along the gulf of Mexico. The new Red Cross buildings, located i... be our hubs for future disaster operations in the gulf Coast area," said Jerry De Francisco, Red Cross Pr..." Previously, Red Cross facilities in the gulf area were not built to survive strong hurricane wi...

Ochsner Medical Center, Only Louisiana Hospital Listed in 'America's Best' by U.S. News

...mp; Heart Surgery (ranked 4 8th): Having a leading hospital in cardiovascular care in an unbiased, nationally recognized survey is significant for gulf South residents. "One of America's most prominent health concerns is heart disease. Our superior patient outcomes are a direct result of the collabora...

Tennis Elbow, Shin Splints and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to New Efforts with Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

...rgeon Dr. James Andrews gulf Breeze, Fla. (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- The second S...  James R. Andrews, MD, Andrews Institute, gulf Breeze, Fla. - Course Chairman Josh Hackel, MD, Andrews Institute, gulf Breeze, Fla. - Course Chairman and Director Ant...

James R. Andrews, Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon, Installed as AOSSM President

...o injury prevention, education and research in orthopaedics and sports medicine. He is also a founder and medical director of the Andrews Institute in gulf Breeze, Florida. Some of Dr. Andrews' other significant accomplishments include mentoring more than 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows and ...

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center Says There is No Independence Day for Homeowners in Florida, Texas or Other States With Toxic Chinese Drywall

...ready been found in what could be more than 150,000+ homes, followed by the gulf States of Louisiana and Mississippi where there could be an additional 30,0...p the broken promises made by President Bush to rebuild New Orleans and the gulf Coast. He and Vice President Biden will take steps to ensure that the feder...

DaVita Celebrates the Opening of Its 1,500th Outpatient Kidney Care Clinic in the United States

...ney care clinic in the United States has opened in gulf Shores, Alabama. (Logo: http://www.newscom....f DaVita(R). "We are pleased to announce that the gulf Shores, Alabama clinic will hold the distinction of being number 1,500." The gulf Shores center is a state-of-the-art facility provi...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

...pany engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production. The Company operates primarily in the Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, and deepwater gulf of Mexico areas in the United States, with key international operations offshore Israel, the United Kingdom and West Africa. GEPetrol was establi...

Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat

...o Services treats brain, spinal cord and neuromuscular conditions in animals and is the only strictly neurology and neurosurgery practice on Florida's gulf Coast. More information is available by calling 941-929-1818 or online at PetNeuro.com . ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/relea...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Calls for Blood Cancer Research Program at the Department of Defense

...nic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), lymphoma and multiple myeloma, are associated with exposure to chemical and biological agents from the Vietnam and two gulf Wars. IOM has identified the need to begin a special research program that is responsive to the needs of military personal and veterans. LLS spe...

Mom on Mission for Quality, Affordable Healthcare for All Drives Purple Bus Across Nation Gathering Stories

...y journey has taught me that I am not alone in this fight," she said. Just a fraction of those she's met include: Jackie, a Persian gulf veteran who struggles to find basic, preventive care for her kindergarten age son in La Grande, Oregon; Dan, an unemployed construction worker...

RPD Media Wins Four 'Big W' Awards by the Advertising Club of Westchester County

... for ABC, CBS and Fox News Channel. During his career in news, Diefenbach was a leader in breaking news coverage: from the O.J. Criminal Trial, to the gulf War; from Hurricane Andrew to the tsunami in Asia; from the Reagan Funeral to the Assassination of Prime Minister Rabin; from the funeral of Jacquelin...

Community Businesses Impacted by Looming Cuts to Long Term Care Federal Funding

...n Good Samaritan Society-Hovenden of Laurens, Good Samaritan Society-Manson Good Samartian Society-Newell, Grand Haven Retirement Community, gulf South Medical Supply, Inc., HealthMEDX, Heritage Care Center, Iowa Falls, Home Instead Senior Care, Iowa Healthcare Assoc & IA Center for Assisted...

Feeding America and Abbott Partner For Hurricane Relief

... Feeding America provided more than 25.6 million pounds of food and grocery products to food banks throughout Louisiana, Texas and other gulf Coast states in 2008, following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. Feeding America is now in its 20th year of providing disas...

World's First Animatronic Animal Therapy Program Set to Open

... used live dolphins to provide therapy to more than 4,000 children and adults with special needs from 60 countries. The 9 acre facility on Florida's gulf Coast will also feature a sensory trail , miniature horses , therapy dogs , art, music and parent training . i ACT will employ a Thera...

ER Wait Times at Your Fingertips

... Text 23000 to Receive Message Displaying gulf Coast Medical Center's Average ER Wait Time P...y, FL area to find out the average ER wait time at gulf Coast Medical Center before they go to the hospita...ed to a hospital via ambulance and want to come to gulf Coast Medical Center, they need to tell the parame...
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