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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Introduces Interactive Navigation Solution That Helps Individuals and Families Find Healthcare Coverage Options

AskBlue, Your personal guide to healthcare coverage options(TM) also supports those in transition from group coverage to individual coverage CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced the launch of Ask...

More than 1,000 Underinsured and Uninsured Individuals Receive Free Dental Care

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 uninsured and underinsured individuals have received free dental care, valued at nearly $160,000, in the second quarter of this year, thanks to national dental insurer United Concordia Dental. "These clinics are part of Un...

MedicAlert Foundation and Autism Society Launch New Program to Safeguard Individuals and Families Living With Autism

The Safe and Sound(R) Safety Management and the MedicAlert(R) Emergency Response programs are working together to help emergency responders better serve the autism community TURLOCK, Calif., July 14( )/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MedicAlert Foundation International, the leader...

Researchers identify individuals at risk for developing colon cancer

A new study identifies a group of individuals at increased risk for developing colon cancer and holds the promise for developing new tailored cancer treatments. The study in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is by Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Ph.D., the...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Samarion(SM) Form Strategic Alliance to Enhance Care for Individuals with Dementia

Partnership will focus on innovative technologies and enhanced caregiver training NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), New York, NY, and Samarion Inc., Jackson, MS, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership to address the...

Danielle Browning: Providing Immediate Help for Individuals in Need of Health Coverage and Career Recreation

Instant Headache Relief for Health Care and Unemployment Concerns via a Creative Business Concept. (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- The double combination of No Health Coverage and No Employment effecting millions in the USA has been addressed via the rollout of a Unique Busines...

Will individuals with Alzheimer's disease benefit from cataract surgery?

CLEVELANDA multi-institutional team of researchers, led by the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, will begin a five-year, $2.9 million National Institutes of Health-funded study. They will examine the lives of patients with both cataracts and Alzheimer's ...

Study finds cancer is the second most frequent cause of death in individuals with schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia die from cancer four times as often as people in the general population. That was the conclusion of a new study published in the August 1, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study's results suggest that extra efforts should...

JustAnswer(R) and Glaucoma Research Foundation Help Individuals See the Light in Preventing Blindness

Country's Leading Eye Experts to Answer Questions and Concerns as Part of 'Ask An Eye Doctor' Vision Research Month Campaign during the Week of June 22 SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JustAnswer (R), the website where people go when they need answers from Doctors , Lawyers , ...

RA individuals from lower GDP countries keep working despite worse symptoms than richer countries

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: Individuals diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in lower gross domestic product (GDP) countries (GDP below $11,000) are more likely to continue working despite higher disease activity and functional disability scores compared to their counterparts in ...

Companion Global Healthcare Inc. Offers Additional Hospital Choices to Employers, Individuals Looking to Save on Fully Credentialed Health Care

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical travel facilitator Companion Global Healthcare Inc. has added two internationally accredited hospitals to its overseas network, creating more options for its employer groups and individual clients seeking health care at prices far lower tha...

Ironman Competitor with Diabetes Inspires Individuals with Diabetes to Live Without Limits

"Iron Andy" Holder Visits Kaheka Pharmacy To Inspire Others to Manage Chronic Conditions HONOLULU, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an inspirational nationwide tour, "Iron Andy" Holder, an Ironman competitor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 36, participated in a Wellness Fair a...

Explorer's Bounty Coffees and Chocolates Helping Individuals Reverse the Aging Process

Certified Organic Products Earn Mention in New Stop Growing Older ... Grow Younger Book MIAMI, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In his just released book "Stop Growing Older ... Grow Younger," author J Collin Towers is poised to send shockwaves through the multi-billion-dollar anti-aging industry. ...

QualityMetric Offers Way to Measure the Impact of Sleep Problems on Individuals and Groups

MOS Sleep Scale Now Available for Use in Clinical Trials and Population Health Monitoring LINCOLN, R.I., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few things as vital to health and well-being as a good night's sleep. Yet millions of us -- nearly 50 million according to the National Sleep Foundation --...

Eleventh Annual Welcome Back Awards Program Honors Individuals who Positively Impact the Depression Community

-- Five Honorees will be recognized at Ceremony in San Francisco -- INDIANAPOLIS, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After battling postpartum depression 13 years ago, Diana Lynn Barnes is an expert on the assessment and treatment of the disorder that threatened her life. Instead of preten...

arc Thrift Stores to Honor Individuals and Businesses Who Support People With Developmental Disabilities

2009 'Starfish and Dreams' Tickets Now On Sale DENVER, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- arc Thrift Stores will be recognizing individuals and organizations that support people with developmental disabilities at this year's Starfish and Dreams Celebration on Friday, June 19th, 2009. Co-chairs Cl...

NSVRC Honors 12 Individuals With Award for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

ENOLA, Pa., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to announce the 2009 recipients of the Visionary Voice Award . This award recognizes the creativity, hard work, and dedication of individuals around the country working to address and ...

Proposed Settlement Will Make Up to $28 Million Available to Individuals Who Purchased and Companies That Reimbursed for Paxil CR(R)

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Persons who purchased or paid for (in whole or in part) Paxil CR(R) and insurance companies and other entities that reimbursed for (in whole or in part) Paxil CR(R) in the United States and its territories may be eligible for relief as part of a $28 ...

Improved Genetic Test Product Empowers Individuals to Better Understand Their Unique Nutritional Needs

Interleukin Genetics' Enhanced General Nutrition Test Report Outlines an Individual's Susceptibility to Poor Vitamin B Metabolism and Oxidative Stress WALTHAM, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ILI) announced today that it has created a n...

German Medical Advancement Reflects Major Improvement in Individuals with Common and Chronic Illnesses Related to Immune System Dysfunction

A new preparation highly beneficial in patients with ailments from common skin disorders to hepatitis or HIV, is now available in the US without a prescription. Oral intake of the GKL03 synthetic peptides induces modulation and regulation of the immune system. GKL03 (Thymrevit) is a demonstrably ...

Cutting Medicaid Hospice Benefit Would Cost Florida More, Put Neediest Individuals at Risk

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of Florida's proposed elimination of the Medicaid benefit that provides hospice care to some of the state's most fragile individuals actually would cost Florida millions more than the state currently spends - adding to the state's...

Free Home Business to Individuals Recovering from Alcoholism Provided by AlcoholSupportGroup.com

The Whole Life Success Recovery Program™ provides a complete home business to individuals in alcoholism recovery free of charge, to enable them to become fiscally responsible and productive members of society. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) November 25, 2008 -- The online al...

New approach to screen individuals for early Alzheimer's disease

With millions of baby boomers entering late adulthood, the number of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is expected to drastically rise over the next several decades. A team of national researchers, led by Emory University, has developed a rapid screening test to detect mild cognitive impa...

Remuda Ranch Reports Many Individuals With Eating Disorders Are Not Getting Help They Need

As Economy Suffers, So Do Many with Eating Disorders PHOENIX, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the current economy crisis deepens, many individuals with eating disorders are worried about treatment and not seeking the help they desperately require. "The danger of not seeking help for an eating d...

'Healthy' individuals may be at risk for heart disease

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. In the face of a growing obesity epidemic in the United States, researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have new study results that indicate that how much fat a person has is not as important as where that fat is located when assessing risk for cardiovascu...

Georgia to Offer More Community Living Alternatives for Individuals With Disabilities

HHS' Office for Civil Rights and Georgia Reach Statewide Olmstead Settlement Agreement WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,300 individuals with disabilities currently institutionalized in Georgia's eight public psychiatric hospitals and mental retardation facilities wil...

PA Department of Health Urges Sexually Active Individuals in Delaware County to Get STD Tests

Delaware County Sees Sharp Rise in Gonorrhea Cases HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to an 80-percent increase in the number of cases of Gonorrhea last year in Delaware County, the Pennsylvania Department of Health today urged sexually active individuals between the age...

Bayada Nurses Advocates for Increase in Medicaid Reimbursement Rate to Allow More Individuals to Receive Home Care and Hire More Skilled Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Costs are rising on everything from bread to education, and health care is no exception. With a $41 loss every time a nurse visits a Medicaid patient in the home, the urgent need for an increase in a state medical assistance reimbursement increase...

Bernard A. Krooks From the Special Needs Alliance to Talk Tax Strategies for Individuals With Disabilities Tomorrow on Good Morning America NOW

TUCSON, Ariz., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New York attorney and Special Needs Alliance (SNA) member Bernard A. Krooks will appear tomorrow on Good Morning America NOW -- the third-hour of ABC's successful morning show Good Morning America. He will discuss tax planning tips for individuals with s...

LA Career Coach Unveils LifeStage Methodology to Help Individuals Make Effective Work-Life Choices

LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're facing a new beginning in your work, hitting career roadblocks, or encountering other challenges in making effective work-life decisions, the new LifeStage Methodology -- unveiled today by Daisy Swan, MA, CPCC: The Los Angeles Career Counsel...

Cantel Medical Corp. and National Safety Council Launch Joint Initiative to Prepare Businesses and Individuals for Flu Pandemic

Safety Kits & Educational Programs to be Marketed to Over 50,000 Members ... LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) and the National Safety Council ("NSC") announced a joint marketing and distribution agreement...

Twenty-Five Individuals Honored by Yoplait(R) for Making Extraordinary Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Yoplait and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Celebrate as the Yoplait Champions Grow to 100 Breast Cancer Advocates Across the Country MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoplait(R) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), today announced the 2008 Yoplait Champions, ordinary women and men from...

New meal planning website launches just in time to help today's busy, health-conscious families and individuals to beat the odds when it comes to keeping their New Year's resolutions around eating healthier and getting organized

HALIFAX, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ - For most people who made a New Year's resolution over the past couple of weeks the promise won't last until February, but for those looking to eat healthier and get organized a new online meal planning service is sure to boost the odds of success. What's more, it...

Contact lenses purchased over Internet may place individuals at risk for harmful eyecare practices

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 4, 2008 Purchasing contact lenses online may save consumers time, but the process could cause more problems in the long run, according to a new study reported in the January issue of Optometry: Journal of the American Optometric Association. The research, conducted by Josh...

New research warns of the lack of specialization when judging individuals with mental disorders

This release is also available in Spanish . Research carried out by the Department of Criminal Law of the University of Granada has analysed for the first time all the criminal sentences passed in Spain since 1870 in which the defendant was acquitted of the charge or the sentence was ...

Vatican Affirms Church Teaching on Nutrition and Hydration for Individuals In 'Vegetative State'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a request by the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has reaffirmed the Catholic Church's teaching on providing nutrition and hydration to patients in a persistent "vegetative state....

Omega-3s May Benefit Newborns, Menopausal Women and Obese Individuals

DENVER, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (omega-3s), namely EPA and DHA found in seafood and fish oil, are known for their potential heart health benefits, but evidence of other benefits continues to stack up. Enhanced infant brain development, reduced hot flashes in menopaus...

HealthForumOnline Offers New Online CE Course on Working with Transgender Individuals

HealthForumOnline (HFO), announces a new CE course entitled Health Care Needs and Health-Related Disparities: Building Cultural Competence in Working with Transgender Individuals to their extensive online library of nationally-approved continuing education (CE) courses for mental health professio...

Depression diversity: Brain studies reveal big differences among individuals

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Depressed people may have far fewer of the receptors for some of the brains feel good stress-response chemicals than non-depressed people, new University of Michigan Depression Center research shows. And even among depressed people, the numbers of these receptors can vary gr...

Bayada Nurses Schedule Tuesday News Conference to Address Need for Increased Medicaid Reimbursement to Enable Home Health Care Organizations to Treat More Individuals

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayada Nurses will hold a news conference Tuesday, April 8, at 11 a.m. to inform lawmakers and the public about the importance of raising the Medicaid reimbursement rates to help attract more skilled staff to home health care, and allow more indiv...
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