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Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and the Magic Johnson Foundation Give Students their 'Blueprint for Success' at Annual Leadership Conference

LOS ANGELES, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Chairman and Founder of the Magic Johnson Foundation (MJF) will kickoff the Foundation's annual Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program Life Skills Leadership Conference in Los Angeles with a keynote address to the 150 dese...

Video: Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Call for Greater Prevention, Testing and Treatment on World AIDS Day

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Cookie Johnson Public Service Announcement (PSA) focuses on HIV/AIDS and African Americans ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, on the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, the Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott are calling on the pub...

Microban International Partners with Magic American Products to Launch Magic(R) Brand Products with Microban(R) Antimicrobial Product Protection

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Microban International, Ltd., the global leader in built in antimicrobial product protection, and Magic American Products, Inc., makers of Magic(R) brand products, have partnered to launch new Magic(R) Bath Sealer Trims with Microban(R) antimicrobial...

Parents Face Tough Questions When Santa's Magic Fades

The best response to little skeptics? Simply listen, experts say TUESDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Every Christmas season, there's that question parents dread. "Is Santa Claus real?" According to experts, beginning at age 5 or 6, children begin to wonder if the Jolly Old Gent ...

The Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Expand Focus of 'Campaign to End Black AIDS' to African-American Women in 2008

Cookie Johnson, Wife of Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, Will Educate African-American Women on the Importance of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Testing and Treatment NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World AIDS Day, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, the Magic Johnso...

Sentillion Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Leading Industry Analyst Firm's User Provisioning Magic Quadrant

Evaluation based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentillion, whose identity and access management (IAM) solutions are the most widely implemented in healthcare, today announced that it has been positioned in the Visionaries quadrant ...

Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

The UK government is ambitious and confident. It hopes after the ban on smoking in public places comes into effect from July 1, the number of smokers in the country would come down dramatically, by as much as 600,000. But anti-smoking campaigners are not so sure. "The affluent in their s...

Black Cohosh-Black Magic Against Breast Cancer

According to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, a herb used to treat menopausal symptoms// may do more than that. It could be used to reduce the risk or even prevent the occurrence of breast cancer. Writing in the International Journal of Can...

Diabetes and the Magic Beans

Researchers have come out with another boon of the black soya bean-preventing// diabetes. The scientists from Hanyang University in Seoul who published the results of their study in the Journal of Agricultural Food and Chemistry and the magazine Chemistry and Industry, have sounded that soya be...

The Search For Eternal Youth-DHEA Not The Magic Potion

Researchers at the Mayo clinic have conducted a randomised, placebo controlled, double blind trial on 87 men and 57 women to study the effects of the popular antiaging// supplement DHEA(dehydroepiandrosterone). The report published in the New England Journal of Medicine (Oct 19) has come out with t...

Indian Scientist who Enthralls Public With Magic Tricks

Whether he is enthralling people with his magic tricks or debating on the latest advances in microbiology, Professor Gursharan Singh Chhatwal does both with ease //. Chhatwal is considered a brilliant cook and a gifted magician. But the scientist from India has also gained renown for his work...

The magic figure for childhood obesity is 11!

Research points in the direction that is children are obese by 11 years would be so in adulthood. // This was revealed in a study by scientists at University College London who studied and followed about 6,000 children in Britain for five years. The results were that almost a quarter had a we...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

Experts vouch for the ancient martial art known as Tai Chi- especially for its gifts of healing the mind and body. Yet regardless of whether you support the theory that the mind// and body contain a mysterious and potentially healing force or not, the ancient martial art known as Tai Chi can help...

Diabetes and heart attack diagnosis now made simple with twin magic

Good things come in small packages. So are the twin electroneedles, which is targeted at diabetics and high-risk cardiac patients to confirm heart attack episodes. The two arrays of micron-sized needles operate similarly by penetrating painlessly into the skin. Good thing come in small packag...

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

...e 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 (briefs and bikini with pad designs coming soon). ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

...and online for about $3.99. About Dishwasher Magic(R) Dishwasher magic by Summit Brands is the only EPA-registered dishwasher disinfectant on the ...del interiors and plumbing and safe for use with septic systems. Dishwasher magic is available at most mass retailers, grocery, hardware and home center loca...

Kirby Lester's New KL60: The Pharmacy Industry's First and Only Compact, Fully-Automated Dispensing System

...ter's Vice President, Business Development. "Kirby Lester has figured out what the automation industry has been lacking for a decade. Sixty truly is a magic number for most mid- to high-volume retail pharmacies. By automating 60 medications - and not 150 or 200 - the KL60 makes full automation viable and e...

Test May Predict Moms Who Will Deliver Prematurely

...d the ability to help us diagnose those patients who may be at risk for preterm birth is beneficial as we go forward." "We're still looking for the magic wand that's going to be able to pass over each patient to determine who's at higher risk," he said. More information The March of Dimes has m...

Tiffany Diamond Eternity Bands and Cartier 'Love' Rings: Beladora Announces Sharp Wedding Jewelry Sales Increase

...eladora.com, rather than from retail jewelry stores, couples can waylay some of those wedding worries. The economic situation shouldn't intrude on the magic of a marriage ceremony, and Beladora.com offers exquisite bridal jewelry that is equivalent to or better than jewelry bought in a retail store but at ...

Dr. Chugay (drchugay.com) - Revolutionary Weight Loss Surgery

... touch of a sculptor. In Southern California, the world's capital of beauty and eternal youth, the cosmetic and plastic surgeon known for having this magic touch is Dr. Nikolas Chugay. Dr. Chugay further sets himself apart from other California cosmetic surgeons with his commitment to continued l...

Dietary Oils May Help Some Fight Fat

... acid (CLA) supplements to their diet either decreased their body mass index or boosted their muscle mass, researchers found. "I don't think it's a magic bullet, but I think it could have enhancing effects," said the study's lead author, Martha A. Belury, the Carol S. Kennedy professor of human nutritio...

21 Regional Hospitals Recognized as Nation's Most Wired

...ewelah, WA Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital - Spokane, WA Samaritan Healthcare - Moses Lake, WA St. Luke's magic Valley Regional Medical Center - Twin Falls, ID St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute - Spokane, WA Sunnyside Community Hospital - Sunnyside, WA...

SecureWorks Closes Acquisition of VeriSign's Managed Security Services Business

...sionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. Positioned in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's magic Quadrant for MSSPs, SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 and has been named to...

First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products

... brains. #2. Aging means automatic decline. #3. Medication is the main hope for cognitive enhancement. #4. We will soon have a magic Pill or General Solution to solve all our cognitive challenges. #5. There is only one "it" in "Use It or Lose it". #6. All brain activ...

PHOENIX-AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Caravan & Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS to Host Free HIV Testing Event at 'Off Chute Too'

...ag waving ceremony for the van on Monday June 8 th from AHF's Carl Bean House in the West Adams District of Los Angeles, the site of one of AHF's magic Johnson Healthcare Centers. The cross country tour will include free HIV testing and press events in each city along the way, with local agencies and ...

New essays examine the use of fMRI to recognize deceit

...t-Armstrong, Professor of Philosophy and Hardy Professor of Legal Studies, Dartmouth College "Lie Detection in the Courts: The Vain Search for the magic Bullet" by Jed S. Rakoff, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York "Neuroscience-Based Lie Detection: The Need for Reg...

Blair Underwood to Kick off AHF's U.S. HIV Testing Caravan, Monday June 8th, 11:00 AM (PST)

...ting Vans will be present for filming & photos: AHF's magic Johnson Mobile HIV Testing Unit, which is driving to DC AHF's ...n House in the West Adams District of Los Angeles, the site of one of AHF's magic Johnson Healthcare Centers. The cross country tour will include free HIV te...

Halogen Delivers Talent Management Industry's Most Comprehensive Value-Add Content for Healthcare Customers

...ly recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptional implementation and support services. Halogen was named a leader in Gartner’s magic Quadrant for Employee performance Management Software in 2009 and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, includi...

Push-ups 'I've got a Secret'

...all at once. I am not even going to brag that I can save you both time and money on gyms and exercise gadgets. Lets not talk about the bogus claims, magic bullets and quick fixes the fitness industry and their "pitchmen" are handing us. I somehow sense you believe my secret is some new contraption or so...

New Options Offered for Sleep Apnea

...eoperative characteristics, and all patients undergoing this surgery must be made aware of this fact," Shine said. "Although this surgery is not a magic bullet treatment for sleep apnea, it does have a role in those patients who have failed conservative treatment, have putative retropalatal disease and...

Pelosi Remarks at amfAR Conference on Future Directions in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...tt Koop, whose efforts in the very early days helped educate Americans about the risks of HIV/AIDS and about sensible prevention efforts; and, magic Johnson, whose 1991 announcement that he was living with HIV showed the world his enormous courage, and whose philanthropy and AIDS advocacy have reve...

Many Americans Worry About How People With HIV/AIDS Fare in the U.S. Health System

...ed deep concern that many who are affected are not getting the help they need. As one woman in the Los Angeles focus group said, "[While] someone like magic Johnson could afford to have those [drug] cocktails. People that are in the lower brackets of income, they probably wouldn't be able to afford those t...

Stanford Issues Findings from Cognitive and Brain Experts Urging Consumer Caution on Memory Fitness Products

...hough untested, to blatantly false. It is important for consumers to proceed with caution before buying into many of these product claims. There is no magic bullet solution for cognitive decline." The Summit's statement points out that "it would be wrong to conclude that nothing can be done to improv...

Physicians Conduct Research Studies in Minutes, Not Months, at Montefiore Medical Center

...City Department of Health in research studies, and is being considered for use by the health care system of the U.S. Department of Defense. The magic of CLG is that it can slice and dice data sets in multiple ways -- immediately. After a clinician generates a hypothesis about a specific disease, fo...

ZERONA™ Laser Liposuction: New Non-Surgical, Pain-Free Technology Emerges in the Los Angeles Area

...with their health. They'd reply, 'ya, can you get rid of my extra fat without me exercising or changing my diet?' And I'd say, 'hold on, let me get my magic wand.' Well… that's now reality!" says Dr. Don. Dr. Don is a proud University Southern California 1996 Alumni (actually, with the firs...

Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

...e Ontario Cancer Institute and Love Chair in Prostate Cancer Prevention at the University of Toronto. "So there was great hope that this would be a magic bullet that would help prevent prostate cancer," he said. "Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be so." The report was to be presented Sunday at the...

Do Fad Diets Really Work?

...formation in our quest to lose weight and manage our diets. However, many of the most common diet "truths" are false. "Many women search for the magic bullet to shed extra pounds, but a lot of the most publicized diet trends result in false hope and even potential weight gain," explains registered di...

Less Than a Year After CDC Announced the U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk Groups

...r (27%) believe or are unsure whether former professional basketball player magic Johnson has been cured of AIDS. Additionally, a quarter (24%) believe or a...nceptions are more common in the African American community, including that magic Johnson has been cured (37% of African Americans think he has been cured or...

Growth of Plastic Surgery & Botox Grannies in UK

...ng treatments subtly for the past 15 years and just want to look fresh and age slowly, and those who are just discovering the benefits. Botox is not a magic cure for deep wrinkles but it can soften lines around the eyes and mouth which can have a fantastic freshening effect on the face. "Women over 60...

Six Flags Friends Invites Guests to Help Cure Kids Cancer by Taking 'A Walk In The Park'

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