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Post-Recession Incomes Will Be Hit Hard by Health Care Spending for Middle Class Working Families, PENN Analysis Shows

PHILADELPHIA, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a post-recession America, even though as a nation income levels may rise, middle class families still won't be shielded from the crushing burden of health care costs and will watch their standards of living continue to erode, according ...

U.S. Students' Academic Interests Tend to Wane in Middle School

Chinese teens more likely to keep education a priority, research finds WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- American adolescents are more likely than their Chinese counterparts to lose interest in academics, a finding that may explain why Chinese children outperform Americans in acad...

U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce Congratulates U.S. on New Surgeon General, May Improve Health Care for Middle Income Families

U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce congratulates Dr. Regina Benjamin as President Obama's pick for surgeon general. Washington, DC (Vocus) June 14, 2009 --    U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce congratulates Dr. Regina Benjamin as President Obama's pick for ...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference on Health Care Reform for the Middle Class

WASHINGTON , July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic leaders held a press conference in the Capitol this afternoon with four middle-class Americans, who represent the struggles that so many have with our current health care system. Democrat...

Midbrook Partners with Supply Core Middle East to Provide Water Bottling and Medical Decontamination Equipment to the Middle East and North Africa

Midbrook, Inc. and its Medical and CapSnap Equipment divisions have signed an authorized representative agreement with SupplyCore Middle East (SCME). The agreement allows SCME to be the exclusive sales and service representative for CapSnap Water Bottling Equipment and Midbrook Medical decontamin...

AUB Medical Center Designated First 'Magnet' Facility in the Middle East

BEIRUT and NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program(R) awarded the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) its prestigious Magnet designation on June 23, 2009. The Magnet program recognizes nursing e...

Aerobically unfit young adults on road to diabetes in middle age

CHICAGO --- Most healthy 25 year olds don't stay up at night worrying whether they are going to develop diabetes in middle age. The disease is not on their radar, and middle age is a lifetime away. As it turns out, many should be concerned. Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg Scho...

An International Design Team has Been Selected for an Iraqi Hospital to Transform Healthcare in the Middle East

The team includes Rees Associates, Inc., OMMA Healthcare, LLC and Medical Equipment Solutions International. This team will be strongly supported by OMMA's Middle East division, OMMA Projects-Middle East, and the Iraqi construction firm of Qimmat Al Nidhal Construction. The Governorate of Baghda...

Global Advisor and Speaker Explains Middle East Investors, Politics, Culture

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International advisor and speaker Michael Morgan is helping U.S., European, Asian and other clients better understand Middle Eastern and Islamic investors, business, politics and culture. He's also helping clients tap into one of the most active i...

Writing About Values Boosts Grades for Middle Schoolers

But positive effect was only seen in black children, study finds,,,, THURSDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- When children write about their values, these self-affirmation exercises can help boost grades, new research suggests. However, the positive effect seems to only translate int...

got milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Marina Del Rey Middle School in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers Star Luke Walton Rallies Students to Get Fit By Finals, Awards School with a "got milk?" Get Fit Grant LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Lakers star Luke Walton is rallying Los Angeles teens to get into the fitness game as part of a new national campaign cal...

IH Systems Enters the Middle Eastern Medical Device Market

www.intelligenthospitals.com WINNIPEG, March 25 /PRNewswire/ - Medical device company, Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has entered into an agreement with the Arabian Medical Marketing Co. Ltd. (AMCO), based in Saudi Arabia ( www.amcomideast.com ). Under the terms of the agreement...

got milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Remus Robinson Middle School

DETROIT, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Piston player Rodney Stuckey is rallying Detroit teens to get teenagers into the fitness game as part of a new national campaign called Get Fit By Finals. The new program is part of a new partnership between the "got milk?" Body By Milk(R) Campaign a...

Saving heart attack patients in the middle of the night

MAYWOOD, Il. -- When Joyce Moss recently arrived at Loyola University Hospital with a life-threatening heart attack, it took just 42 minutes to perform an emergency balloon angioplasty. The procedure opened up an artery that was 100 percent blocked. "There was no damage to the heart because of ...

UT School of Public Health Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity Expands to Central Texas Middle Schools

- The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation awards grant totaling more than $3 million to fund expansion of proven school health program - AUSTIN, Texas, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, part of The University of Texas School of Pu...

Paving the Way for Peace in the Middle East with Mind-Body Skills

Truce talks are gridlocked, but this mission to provide trauma relief to both sides of the conflict goes forward. Dr. James S. Gordon and his international team plans a training of health and mental health professionals in both Israel and Gaza--the only program of its kind working in both Israel...

Control of Inflammation May Benefit Many of the Most Feared Illnesses in Middle and Old Age

Millions of Americans are affected by chronic inflammation without knowing much about it. FlameEz.com is launched to provide the latest information and innovative products for chronic inflammation, the root cause of many of the most feared illnesses in middle and old age. ...

MonoSol Rx Enters Agreement with Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC for Thin Film Pharmaceutical Products in the Middle East

WARREN, N.J. and PORTAGE, Ind., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, the developers of PharmFilm(R) technology and a drug delivery company specializing in dissolving thin film pharmaceutical products, announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement for thin film pharmaceuti...

Singapore Caters to Middle East Medical Travelers with Arabic Version of Patients Beyond Borders-Singapore Edition

Healthy Travel Media and SingaporeMedicine today launched the Arabic version of Patients Beyond Borders Singapore Edition, a comprehensive medical travel book. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) November 26, 2008 -- Healthy Travel Media and SingaporeMedicine today launched the Arabic v...

Current Economic Situation Prompts Increased Smoking, Delay in Quit Attempts, Middle and Low-Income Americans Hit Hardest

One in Four Smokers Stressed About State of Economy Smoking More on Daily Basis Washington, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Legacy Foundation(R) -- the nation's largest public health foundation dedicated to reducing tobacco use in the U.S. -- announced the results of a ...

Employers “Vote” on Presidential Candidates' Health Care Platforms: Prefer Middle Ground Between the Two Approaches

The majority of U.S.-based employers want to continue to provide health care coverage, yet oppose a government mandate to do so, a survey released today indicates. Employers prefer a middle ground between the presidential candidates’ health care proposals. New Yor...

Obama Puts Healthcare, Economic Relief for Middle Class First in Prime-Time Special

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by SEIU Secretary-Treasurer Anna Burger on Barack Obama's prime-time special: "We're at a defining moment. In six days, voters will head to the polls to choose a president who will be responsible for rescuing our nation from the bigge...

More Than 2 Million Children With Insured Parents Are Uninsured; Most Are Low or Middle Income

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some 2.3 million children a year, mostly from low- to middle-income families, have no health care coverage to pay for preventive or other medical needs, even though at least one of their parents is insured, according to a new study supported b...

Vending Machines Found in Most Middle Schools

Snacks, drinks sold not helping fight against childhood obesity, researcher notes MONDAY, Oct. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Three-quarters of middle schools have vending machines where snacks and sugared drinks are sold, a new study finds. The research demonstrates that there are vending ...

In Middle School, Hand Hygiene Gets a Good 'Rap'

- SDA/CDC Hand Hygiene Education Program Honors Students at Somerset, New Jersey's Sampson G. Smith Intermediate School - "Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It's a SNAP" Seeks Reduced Absenteeism - Students' Hand Hygiene Rap Video Available at http://www.cleaning101.com/SNAP WASHINGTON,...

Smoking Tied to Memory Loss in Middle Age

But experts say the findings don't account for overall health factors and intelligence MONDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged smokers are more prone to memory problems than their non-smoking peers, a new French study suggests. While smoking is a recognized health hazard, the...

Uninsured kids in middle class have same unmet needs as poor

Nationwide, uninsured children in families earning between $38,000 and $77,000 a year are just as likely to go without any health care as uninsured children in poorer families. More than 40 percent of children in those income brackets who are uninsured all year see no physicians and have no prescr...

Diabetes in Middle Age Raises Alzheimer's Risk

Researchers speculate that insulin problems could damage blood vessels in the brain WEDNESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Men who develop diabetes in middle age may be at greater risk of Alzheimer's disease, a Swedish study finds. "Our results have important public health implicat...

Even in Middle Age, Starting to Drink May Lower Heart Risks

Wine is better than liquor, study says; a healthy lifestyle is even better, doctor adds FRIDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) -- If you start drinking moderate amounts of alcohol in middle age, particularly wine, you can lower your risk of heart attack by up to 68 percent, compared to nond...

Moderate alcohol consumption in middle age can lower cardiac risk

New York, March 7, 2008 Previous studies have pointed out the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption as a factor in lowering cardiovascular risk. In a study conducted by the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and published in the March 2008 issue of The Am...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Local Elementary and Middle Schools

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environ...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Pittsburgh-Area Elementary and Middle Schools

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Day part...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Northern New Jersey Elementary and Middle Schools

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Da...

New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Kansas City Area Elementary and Middle Schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to help prepare today's students to become tomorrow's environmental stewards, Bayer Corporation and the United Nations Environment Programme's North American Regional Office (UNEP RONA) today announced a new World Environment Da...

Nunez Health Reform Bill Establishes Mandatory Purchase Without Linking to Subsidies for Middle Class and Poor

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In either an inadvertent omission or a betrayal of core constituencies, legislation introduced by Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez lacks any mention of the tax credits he promised to help middle-class families purchase mandatory health insu...

QMed, Inc. Retains Lazard Middle Market

EATONTOWN, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QMed, Inc., (Nasdaq: QMED) today announced that it has retained Lazard Middle Market to assist it in exploring strategic alternatives. Lazard Middle Market is the middle market financial advisory business of Lazard. Barry Freeman and Ryan Stew...

AWT, Inc. Continues Rapid Expansion in Middle East

Specialty Healthcare Company Announces International Office Development in Saudi Arabia SOMERSET, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AWT, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AWTM), through its wholly owned subsidiary AWT International, Inc., has opened new sales offices in Saudi...

Mylan Announces Appointment of Didier Barret as President, Europe, Middle East and Africa

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced the appointment of Didier Barret to the position of President, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) following the completion of Mylan's acquisition of Merck's Generics Group today. At Merck Generics, M. Bar...

SATELLITE BROADCAST: Consumer Group Says Hillary Clinton's Mandatory Health Insurance Plan is an Act of War on the Middle Class that Can't Afford $12k Policy

Clinton Takes $1 Million From Insurance Cos, Plans to Force All Americans to Buy Private Coverage SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media advisory was issued today by The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR): When: 17th September 2007, 1:...

Consumer Group: Hillary Clinton's Mandatory Health Insurance Purchase Plan is an Act of War on the Middle Class Family That Can't Afford $12k Policy

Clinton Takes Over $1 Million From Insurers, Would Force All Americans to Buy Private Coverage SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) today condemned Senator Hillary Clinton's mandatory health insurance purchase plan a...
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