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Report: Microsoft Sponsoring Ads for Rogue Internet Pharmacies

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LegitScript.com , an online pharmacy verification service, and KnujOn.com , an Internet compliance company, have released a report analyzing Microsoft's sponsored search results (online advertisements) for Internet pharmacies displayed on...

Kaiser Permanente Survey Shows Seniors Embrace Internet to Manage Their Health

OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- New data show that Medicare beneficiaries registered to use My Health Manager, Kaiser Permanente's personal health record, are overwhelmingly satisfied with using the Internet to manage their health care online. Results from the recent ...

Surging Internet Use Cutting Into Family Time

Rise of Facebook, Twitter coincides with 30% drop in hours spent together, report finds THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- American kids and their parents are now spending more hours huddled alone around computer screens and cell phone displays, seriously eroding the amount of time ...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

6-Year Federal Investigation Results in 26 Convictions, Forfeiture of Over $7 Million, and Sharing of Over $4 Million in Dubuque , Cedar Rapids , and Des Moines Areas CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 24, 2003, a corner drugstore in Dubuque, I...

Study Demonstrates Internet Risks for Teen Girls

One in Four Reports Meeting Offline CINCINNATI, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study demonstrates why parents need to know how their teenage girls present themselves online. The study, published in the June issue of Pediatrics, shows that teen girls who would depict themselves o...

NABP Position Paper Calls for Action Against Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) released a position paper on May 5, 2009, examining the flagrant lawlessness of Web sites selling prescription medicine over the Internet. "To see why this 'wild west' of an electroni...

Consumer Watchdog: U.S. Senate Records Reveal Google Inc. Lobbying Campaign on Personal Medical Records Law Despite Internet Giant's Denials

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First quarter federal reports show Google lobbied on the electronic medical records provisions of the federal economic stimulus act, contradicting the Internet giant's earlier claims that Consumer Watchdog's report of its effort was "100 percent fals...

A New Era In Advertising: Internet Radio

PHILADELPHIA, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For years companies advertised on radio, television and in print. Why? These were the main ways of reaching potential customers who might consume their products. But with the advent of devices like TiVo, people are skipping commercials and companies are no...

'Light of Hope: Help for Children with Autism' Ground-Breaking Internet Television Event on April 24 to April 26 Co-Sponsored by Internet Software Leaders

Message of Hope Considered 'Too Important Not To Be Heard' SAN MATEO, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Horn Productions, Inc. announced today that "Light of Hope: Help for Children with Autism," the first-ever internet telecast focused on autism recovery, will debut internationally on Friday,...

Sitting at the Virtual Poker Table: Results From First Ever Epidemiological Study of Actual Internet Poker Gaming Behavior, in Press

VIENNA, Austria, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The results from the first ever epidemiological analysis of the actual gaming behavior evidenced by a large sample of 3,445 online poker players over the span of 2 years are about to be published. The study was conducted by the Division on Ad...

Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling

BALTIMORE , FRI., APRIL 17, 10AM , INSTITUTES FOR BEHAVIOR RESOURCES, 2104 MARYLAND AVE. Demonstration During Event ; Major New Tool to Reach Additional Victims BALTIMORE, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former W...

VIPPS Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Continues to Guide Consumers to Legitimate Internet Pharmacies

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Introduced by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP)(R) in February 1999, the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites(TM) (VIPPS)(R) program celebrates 10 years of protecting patients. The VIPPS program enables consumers...

Advance Internet Launches HireBioMedical.com

Advance Internet introduces HireBioMedical.com, is an employment Web site dedicated to helping employers in the Pharmaceutical, BioTechnology and BioMedical industries find the critical talent needed for their businesses to thrive. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) March 30, 2009...

Saebo Expands Internet Presence With Launch of New Website

New site adds features that benefit both patients and health care professionals CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Saebo, Inc., a leading international provider of innovative stroke rehabilitation products launched a new interactive website today at www.saebo.com . The new site is des...

When Time is Limited, Internet is the Number One Support Tool for Caregivers

NAPLES, Fla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- People who care for elderly parents are among the millions of Americans who regularly participate in social media. More than 65 percent of people caring for elderly parents use the Internet as their primary means of support and encouragement, according to an ...

Shopping for a Vacuum Cleaner? Know What You're Buying! Internet Site and Rating System Can Help

The Housekeeping Channel releases the first in a series of residential vacuum cleaner reviews conducted in collaboration with The Carpet and Rug Institute . Boise, Idaho (Vocus) March 3, 2009 -- Before spending hundreds of dollars on one of the many high performance ...

drugstore.com, inc. to Present at the Upcoming Jefferies 5th Annual Internet & Media Conference

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- drugstore.com , inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM ), a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy products, today announced that Tracy Wright, chief finance officer, will be presenting at the upcoming Jefferies 5th Annual Internet & M...

WebMD to Present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH ) today announced that executives of WebMD are scheduled to participate at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 12:40 p.m. E...

Texcel Selects Tiziani Whitmyre for Public Relations, Internet Marketing Services

SHARON, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Texcel, a leading provider of custom medical device development and manufacturing solutions, has selected Tiziani Whitmyre, Inc. as its public relations and Internet marketing services partner. Tiziani Whitmyre ( www.tizinc.com ), is a Boston-are...

FaxBack's Net SatisFAXtion Named a 2008 "Product of the Year" by TMC's Internet Telephony Magazine

FaxBack's Highly Reliable and Secure VoIP Fax Server Garners Another Industry Award Tigard, OR (Vocus) January 28, 2009 -- FaxBack® , the leading provider of reliable VoIP fax server solutions for SMB, Enterprise and Carrier applications, today announced that its ...

Fake internet drugs risk lives and fund terrorism, warns journal editor

People who buy fake internet drugs could be risking their lives and supporting terrorism, according to an editorial in the February issue of IJCP , the International Journal of Clinical Practice . Editor-in-Chief Dr Graham Jackson, a UK-based Consultant Cardiologist, has called for greater pu...

Community-based Internet forums are great for new mothers, but could marginalize fathers

Researchers believe that local online forums could play a key role in helping new mothers to share experiences and concerns, according to a study published in the January issue of the UK-based Journal of Advanced Nursing . Professor Wendy Hall from the University of British Columbia and Assist...

Agito Networks Earns INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine's 11th Annual Product of the Year Award

Agito Networks' RoamAnywhere Mobility Router Recognized for Outstanding Innovation SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Agito Networks, Inc.(TM), the company delivering innovative solutions in enterprise mobility , today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC(R)) INT...

Dalcon's Healthcare Communications Software Receives Internet Telephony Magazine Product of the Year Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dalcon Communication Systems, Inc. announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation's INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has named the Dalcon Communications Manager - Healthcare Edition as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award. "With hundreds...

HealthCentral Amasses Top Three Online Health Audience; Study Reveals More Consumers Turned to Internet for Health Info Than Their Physician Last Year

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral ( www.HealthCentral.com ), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness experiences, today announced that it was identified as one of the top three online consumer health companies, according to t...

www.greatplacesinc.com Isthe Leading Internet Resourcefor Current, Relevant, Reliable Advice,Counseling the 76 MillionBaby Boomers Who Are Increasingly Responsible for Their Aging Parents' Care

At www.greatplaceinc.com , you'll find a 50-state register of senior housing options -- senior apartments, assisted living, nursing homes, adult day care and many more -- together with a 12-chapter Toolkit that offers advice and counsel on a variety of legal, social and family issuesthat impact...

To Further Combat Internet Fraud, Heightened Security Levels are Implemented by Vetted International

To protect the security of online file access from Internet fraud, Vetted International has implemented a higher level of web defense to its existing program Vetted QuickBase. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December xx, 2008 --- Vetted Internationals newly heightened security fu...

TV, Internet Causing Kids Harm: Report

Media in general is boosting rates of obesity, other woes, experts say TUESDAY, Dec. 2 (HealthDay News) -- There's a strong link between media exposure and childhood obesity, smoking and sexual activity, according to U.S. researchers who reviewed 173 studies on media and health conduct...

New Internet Service Delivers Relief to Families of Those in Long-Term Care

COLUMBUS, Ohio and PHOENIX, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a new Internet service available that changes the communication paradigm in long-term care. Addressing the family's basic need to stay informed, it allows long-term care providers to give them regular proactive wellness updates through a...

PCAS' New Internet Site On-Line

LONGJUMEAU, France, November 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PCAS has launched its new internet site, dedicated to customers, suppliers, partners and shareholders. This new site provides detailed information on PCAS' two main fields of interest: pharmaceutical synthesis and speciality fine chemi...

FaxBack Wins the 2008 Internet Telephony Excellence Award

NET SatisFAXtion recognized for highly reliable and secure VoIP fax solutions for carriers, enterprise and SMBs. Tigard, OR (Vocus) October 27, 2008 -- FaxBack® , the leading provider of high density VoIP-fax solutions, today announced that Technology Marketing Cor...

Wayport Signs Agreement with Sun Healthcare Group to Enable Public Internet Access : Sun's Inpatient Services Subsidiaries to Utilize Public Applications Managed by Wayport

Wayport, Inc. announced today a new agreement with Sun Healthcare Group to offer public Internet access to Sun's inpatient services subsidiaries. These groups, including SunBridge Healthcare Corporation, collectively operate 208 skilled nursing, long-term care and assisted living and mental healt...

A new addiction: Internet junkies

While compulsive gambling is only beginning to be addressed by mental health professionals, they must now face a new affliction: Internet addiction. "The problem isn't widespread but we know of serious cases in which teenagers don't leave the house, don't have interpersonal relationships, and ...

Study Probes Internet Health-Related Search Patterns

Use of Google Trends mirrors data sought in other countries as well, researchers say FRIDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new study says Google Trends has a potential as a scientific research tool that may help people better understand how the public uses the Web to find health inform...

Researchers Examine Safety of Internet Prescriber Service Providing Erectile Dysfunction Medications

ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online Internet shopping today offers many benefits. You can research a product in the privacy of your own home and purchase most anything by clicking a mouse. But should we be allowed to buy prescription drugs via the Internet, bypassing a t...

Researchers examine safety of Internet prescriber service providing erectile dysfunction medications

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Online Internet shopping today offers many benefits. You can research a product in the privacy of your own home and purchase most anything by clicking a mouse. But should we be allowed to buy prescription drugs via the Internet, bypassing a traditional office visit or conversat...

iNutrition Signs John O'Hurley to Launch New Internet Video Campaign

HOUSTON and OTTAWA, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iNutrition, Inc, (http://www.inutrition.com ) and InterACTIVE Nutrition, Inc, (http://www.interactivenutrition.com ) subsidiaries of Natural Nutrition, Inc, (OTC Bulletin Board: NTNI) announced today that the Companies have inked an agree...

Focused Internet services provide better support to breast cancer patients

Madison, Wis. July 15, 2008 A new study in the Journal of Communication reveals that access to an integrated system of internet health resources helps patients more than simply providing a list of URLs to accredited sites. Breast cancer affects one in eight women and is the second leading ...

Dr. Emil Chynn Featured on FOX News (WNYW-TV) Park Avenue Laser Vision Center Recognized for Creative Internet Marketing

Dr. Emil Chynn of the Park Avenue Laser Vision (PALV) Center recently appeared on Fox Weekend News on Saturday, June 28, 2008, as a featured guest to discuss the issue of offering his patients discounts for posting videos of their laser surgeries on the popular video sharing site, YouTube. Dr. C...

Photo: VitaminLife.com Sees Internet Sales Up 40% in Major Metro Markets as Gas Crisis Looms; Shopping Behaviors Change as People Conserve Gas

Company sees retail habit change as barometer - gas prices go up, major market trend to stay home, shop online REDMOND, Wash., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- VitaminLife, a leading vitamin and natural products Internet retailer offering over 30,000 supplements at savings up to 50% toda...
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