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Jim Kerwin of Kerwin Communications Has Donated Over $10,000 to Lavallette Charity Helping Hands Loving Hearts

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Kerwin, President and CEO of Kerwin Communications ( www.kerwincommunications.com ), has donated over $10,000 to benefit local Lavallette charity Helping Hands Loving Hearts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090706/NY42189LOGO ...

National Survey Finds Nearly All Adults Say They Wash Their Hands After Visiting Public Restrooms, But Most Think They Are Exception

Paper towels picked as preferred and fastest method for drying hands PHILADELPHIA, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In an online survey conducted this spring, 94 percent of U.S. adults said they always wash their hands after visiting a restroom. However, when asked what percentage of other people t...

Davis Vision, Visionworks, United Concordia Dental and Louisiana State University School of Dentistry Partner with Hands on New Orleans

Special Project This Week Helps New Orleans School and Nearly 400 Students PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- This week in New Orleans, Davis Vision, one of the nation's premier managed vision care companies, Visionworks retail stores, national dental insurer United Concordia Denta...

'All Hands On' Sweepstakes Thanks, Draws Industry to Web Site

www.MassageTableDiscounts.com , THE 'SAM'S CLUB OF MASSAGE TABLES,' MEETS ONLINE DEMAND FOR QUALITY, PRICING CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the growing popularity of shopping online with discounted prices on some of the world's finest massage tables, chairs, supplies, and access...

Healthy Hands Week: June 8-12, 2009

Hand Therapy Awareness & Injury Prevention Week Gets New Name, Retains Same Important Message CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) is sponsoring Healthy Hands Week, June 8-12, an event designed to increase recognition of the benefits of hand the...

Blue Cross Puts New Online Shopping Tool in Hands of Consumers

Care Comparison reveals price, value of common elective medical procedures EAGAN, Minn., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers can now easily find accurate health care cost and quality information through Care Comparison(R), a new online tool introduced today by Blue Cross and Blue Sh...

Sclerotherapy Gives Signs of Aging on the Hands the Boot

Dermatologists find new application for technique used to treat spider veins SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent advances in skin rejuvenation can take years off one's appearance by softening or erasing fine lines and wrinkles, plumping sunken cheeks and erasing sun spots...

American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of Helping Hands Grants

Awards Honoring Mental Health Programs Supported by a Grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) has named three universities as the recipients of Helping Hands Grants. Each school will receive a grant of u...

Another reason to get your hands dirty

MANHATTAN, KSThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week in order to maintain and improve optimal health. This recommendation is especially important for o...

Women's Hands Home to More Types of Germs

But all palms contain 100 times the bacteria assumed, scientists say TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Women's hands have a veritable United Nations of germs compared to men's, a new study finds. But both genders house vastly more bacteria on their palms than previously suspected,...

Two Little Hands Productions Completes the Second Series of Signing Time With Two New DVDs

Keep Children Learning All Summer Long Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 – Two Little Hands Productions – creators of the popular Signing Time DVD series and hit public television show designed to teach babies , toddlers and young children to comm...

American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of 2008 Helping Hands Grants

Awards Honoring Medical Students for Community Mental Health Service Projects Supported by a Grant From Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) has named five universities as the recipients of Helping Hands Gran...

Kaiser Permanente Team Builds Prosthetic Hands for Charity

OAKLAND, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 120 members of the national Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect(TM) team today provided a helping hand to amputees with the donation of 60 prosthetic hands to victims of land mine accidents. In partnership with Odyssey Helping Hands, an organiz...

Two Little Hands Productions, Creators of Popular Children's TV Series Signing Time, Debuts Second Season at This Year's Toy Fair 2008

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Little Hands Productions -- creators of the popular Signing Time! series and the hit public television show designed to teach babies, toddlers and young children to communicate using American Sign Language (ASL) -- will debut its second season at thi...

Clean Hands are Key to Fighting Cold, Flu Germs

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With the cold and flu season now upon us, it's time for health-minded individuals to pay particular attention to washing their hands on a regular basis because, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cleaning our hands is the s...

Students Join Hands to Save Green Cover in Delhi

Irked by rampant felling of trees for construction purposes, students and teachers of two prestigious universities in Delhi have raised their voice to save the green cover of their campuses. Teachers and the students of Delhi University (DU) have forwarded a petition to the vice chancellor...

World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change

Fifteen of the world's largest cities have agreed on a $5-billion initiative with major banks to retrofit buildings in their cities to save energy , in the first such enterprise to combat climate change. Former US president Bill Clinton launched the initiative to coincide this week with a s...

India Joins Hands With Global Body for Vaccine Research

The union cabinet Thursday approved an agreement with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) headquartered in Seoul for joint vaccine research.// Set up by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), IVI is an international center for research, training and technical assistance for vacc...

Anoushka Joins Hands With WFP to Feed the Poor

Sitar player Anoushka Shankar has become the first Indian celebrity to join hands with the in their endeavor to fight against hunger in India//. She joins the league of international celebrities such as Hollywood star Drew Barrymore and footballer Ronaldinho who are fighting for the same caus...

Muslim Clerics to Join Hands to Eradicate Polio

Several Islamic clerics in Uttar Pradesh are coming together to educate Muslims on the necessity of vaccinating against polio, a crippling disease //on the rise among children belonging to the community. Lucknow's maulanas, or clerics, met here Monday under the aegis of the Rotary Internationa...

Southern states join hands to protect biodiversity

Forests ministers of the four southern states have decided to form a cell for better cooperation to protect and preserve the biodiversity //of their rich forests. "We have decided to form protocols for joint action raids and protection camps among the southern states," Karnataka Forest Minist...

America’s Clean Hands Report Card - Can’t Rise Above ‘C’ Lvel

The increased prevalence of contagious skin infections, the threat of pandemic flu and the upcoming cold season prompted The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) to issue its second Clean Hands Report// CardSM, giving America a “C-minus”, a downgrade from 2004, when the country received a “C.” ...

HIV Carriers Join Hands to Fight for their Rights

Terminally ill AIDS patients and HIV carriers in this hilly district, long treated as outcasts, have teamed up to fight the odds and the disease.// Their organisation - Himachal Pradesh Voluntary HIV Positive Network - has 14 women, five children and a man as members. It aims to coordinate wit...

Asian Cricket Council and UNICEF Join Hands for Global AIDS Campaign

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and UNICEF have renewed their international partnership for children for another two years, under which they will support// the global campaign on HIV/AIDS 'Unite For Children, Unite Against AIDS'. The two bodies will also promote the right of all children to e...

Bihar Legislators Join Hands to Fight Against AIDS

Legislators in Bihar have vowed to join hands against HIV/AIDS and are set to discuss the threat it poses and ways to check its spread//. Alarmed by the rising numbers of HIV/AIDS cases in the state, members of both houses of the state legislature cutting across party lines are to participate ...

India & Singapore Join hands to Fight Terror & Drug Trafficking

India and Singapore have agreed to cooperate in sharing key intelligence inputs to deal with terrorism, //money laundering, organized crime and drugs trafficking and assist each other in disaster management. "The two sides decided to cooperate and exchange intelligence and information in these...

Doctors Join Hands To Spread Awareness Against Maternal Mortality

India, which has the dubious distinction of accounting for 25 percent of global maternal deaths, will benefit from a joint effort by doctors to promote safe motherhood. // The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) Friday marked the successful conclusion of its...

Dirtiest City: New York Wins Hands Down

Washington :If you need to comprehend the meaning of ‘dirty’, then, visit New York. It would indeed be a costly visit, as New York is getting well known// for its cancer causing air, according to data from the Environmental Protection Agency. New York had some stiff competition from Califor...

Labs around the World to Join Hands to Detect Bird Flu

Researchers have asked the World Health Organization to investigate the possibility of building the labs across the world to detect outbreaks of bird flu//. They are already ready to invest $1.9bn from various developed countries where the investigation with bird flu virus is already being done. ...

Liberia in safe hands with respect to HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS, the disease is increasing day by day and the mortality rate is also directly proportional to the raise. To put an end to the increasing number of AIDS/HIV patients// United Nations Development Program HIV/AIDS program (UNDP) has appointed 29 HIV/AIDS Counselors. This program was ...

Pepsi, Coke Join Hands To Spread AIDS Awareness

Multinational soft drinks giants Coke and Pepsi may soon become part of the Indian government's efforts to reach out to people in far-flung areas to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and promote the use of condoms.// Where social marketing efforts have failed in reaching supplies of condoms, the ...

Wash your hands to keep healthy!

We all know the importance of keeping a clean environment and self to lead healthy, disease free lives. However, many of us are not aware that just a simple habit of hand washing could help us reduce the risk of many infections. Everyday life does not involve// many activities that would get our ...

'Cancer Prevention' - In Your Hands

'An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.' -Henry de Bracton Cancer – A disease that could wipe the smile// off many faces and cause the deepest anguish is preventable. It is not an exaggeration that 43% of all cancers are preventable. Sunday, 4 February 2007, is World Cancer ...

Soap And Water - Still Better For Cleaning Hands

Despite the availability of new antibacterial hand washing products, plain soap and water is still the best way to clean hands, suggests a study published// in the Harvard Health Letter. Researchers from Prudue University suggested that the so-called anti-bacterial gels might be used as a su...

Scientists Develop Thought-Controlled Robotic Hands

Tokyo. Scientists in Japan have developed robotic hands, which they say can be controlled by the power of thought. // The artificial hands, developed by Yukiyasu Kamitani and colleagues, mimics the movements of a person's real hand, based on real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMR...

Japanese Scientists Develop Thought-Controlled Robotic Hands

Scientists in Japan have developed robotic hands, which they say can be controlled by the power of thought//. The artificial hands, developed by Yukiyasu Kamitani and colleagues, mimics the movements of a person's real hand, based on real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of th...

Sacremento: Prisoners in Safe hands

After thorough nation wide scouting , a federal judge has chosen the top health official in Santa Clara County to hold the reins of California's strife torn healthcare system, according to reliable sources. // Bob Sillen, 63, will be officially appointed as a federal receiver U.S. Distric...

Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

...g accidents. We are also both passionate about our sport and want to share that passion. In addition to helping get adaptive sports equipment into the hands of adaptive athletes, Kelly's foundation is working to improve ski racing safety -- two goals I wholeheartedly endorse." Sarah Will, of Edwards...

AccuVein Vein Illuminator Receives European CE Mark

...underlying veins. With a range of hands-free options, the AV300 can quickly switch between a hand-held and hands-free mode, freeing the practitioner's hands to perform the venipuncture. For more information on the AccuVein AV300, please visit www.AccuVein.com . About AccuVein Acc...

Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness

...ave been searching for the right company with whom to align InstantAmber in the area of consumer products and; after much due diligence, Connectyx was hands down the winner. Their Med Flash product is the standard in electronic medical health recordkeeping and together we will be able to provide families ...
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