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Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Family Research Council today expressed disappointment with the House of Representatives for approving the financial services legislation to allow taxpayer money to pay for abortions. In addition, the House Ways and Means Committee r...

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Statewide Information Management Project Chicago (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Quality Network of the North Dakota Center for Rural Health and Clarity Group, a leading provider of health...

2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston and its Department of Health and Human Services joins the United Health Group's 3rd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) on Saturday, June 13th to promote its MAN UP Initiative. The Festival moves indoors to the George ...

Voters Urged to Support Budding Moves to Include Long Term Care in National Health Reform

Now's the Time to Write or Call Your Representatives, Says LTC Expert Denise Gott KIRKLAND, Wash., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Although President Obama has called for affordable, accessible, high-quality health care for all Americans, "There's no guarantee the legislation will bridge the long term...

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Moves to Next Phase of Technician Recognition and Regulation

Touts the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination as National Standard Washington, D.C (PRWEB) May 27, 2009 -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to announce a new recommendation issued by the National Association of Boards of Pha...

PARI Pharma Receives 2nd ODD From EMEA; Moves Inhaled Tobramycin - eFlow Technology Program Forward

MUNICH and MONTEREY, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PARI Pharma GmbH received an Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) by the European Commission based on a positive recommendation by the EMEA for inhaled PARI Tobramycin 100 delivered via a customized Investigational eFlow Nebulizer System. This is the se...

TIGER Moves into Phase III: Implementation

BETHESDA, Md., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) is working to help the United States realize its 10-year goal of electronic health records for all its citizens. TIGER, which started as a grass-roots initiative, now involves over 70 professi...

Benson Group Moves into Pharma Labels Sector

CREWE, England, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Folding carton specialist Benson Group, UK packaging company of the year, has announced details of its first move into the pharmaceutical labels sector with the purchase of a Gallus EM340S printing press with a Scantech VisionTrack rewind and inspection...

Ottawa Regional Hospital & Healthcare Center Moves to a Single Solution for Bedside Patient Safety with IntelliDOT

- Integrates with MEDITECH Magic through Interface from Iatric Systems, Inc. - SAN DIEGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliDOT Corporation , a leading provider of handheld, barcode point-of-care (BPOC) solutions to hospitals, today announced that Ottawa Regional Hospital & Healthcare Ce...

Motor behavioral research at UH moves to prestigious Texas Medical Center

New research and new collaboration are the goals for the University of Houston's department of health and human performance (HHP) as its Laboratory of Integrated Physiology (LIP) expands to the National Center for Human Performance in the Texas Medical Center (TMC). "This opens the door to oth...

Muscular dystrophy mystery solved; Mizzou scientist moves closer to MD solution

COLUMBIA, Mo. Muscular dystrophy, which affects approximately 250,000 people in the United States, occurs when damaged muscle tissue is replaced with fibrous, bony or fatty tissue and loses function. While scientists have identified one protein, dystrophin, as an important piece to curing the dis...

Sinus Buster Pepper Nasal Spray Moves Into Rite Aid Drug Stores

Sinus Buster was billed as the world's first hot pepper nasal spray when it was launched on the web in 2004. Now Sinus Buster and its sister brand, Allergy Buster are moving onto the shelves of more than 5,000 Rite Aid drug stores. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 5, 20...

Heartland Information Services Moves Up to 2nd Place in National Survey for Outsourced Transcription

TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Information Services ( www.heartlandis.com ), headquartered in Toledo, OH, placed second out of 12 ranked outsourced transcription companies in a report released in December of 2008 by KLAS(R), an independent healthcare research firm ( www.KLASre...

MyFitness Planner really moves you

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. -- New research suggests that a healthier, more physically active lifestyle is just a few clicks away with Dairy Council of California's MyFitness Planner. Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, ...

MyFitness Planner Really Moves You

Dairy Council of California's Free Online Tool Increases Physical Activity SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research suggests that a healthier, more physically active lifestyle is just a few clicks away with Dairy Council of California's MyFitness Planner. Regul...

Law Offices of Jeffery Leving: Mother Moves Children in With Convicted Male Prostitute

JOLIET, Ill., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 6th 2009, Judge Joseph Polito will decide whether to grant an Extended Emergency Temporary Restraining Order for a father seeking to protect his two young children ages 2 and 5, who are believed to have been placed in care of a convicted male pr...

Talyst Moves Patient Safety and Inventory Control Beyond the Hospital

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, today demonstrated InSite(TM), its innovative hardware and software system designed to help central pharmacies provide unparalleled support for extended care environments with the use of remote dispensing technologies...

Supportive teachers, peers can ease negative effects of frequent moves in elementary school

When children change schools in elementary school, dips in academic performance and classroom participation can follow. But having a supportive teacher who encourages other students to accept newcomers can go a long way toward helping children make a smooth transition. That's the conclusion of...

Life Recovery Systems Moves to Larger Headquarters

WALDWICK, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Recovery Systems HD, LLC, developer of innovative medical devices for the emergency medical care market, has moved to a larger space in the Hopper Technology Center, 150 Hopper Avenue, Waldwick, NJ. The company had been headquartered in Kinnelon, NJ...

E-prescribing of Controlled Substances Moves Real-Time Prescription Drug Monitoring Toward Reality

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) the owners of Veriscrip(TM) the nation's only proven Real-Time Prescription Monitoring System announced it's support today of a proposed rule that would allow for the electronic prescri...

When the spirit moves into the hospital

Waltham, MADespite changes over the last fifteen years in national accreditation guidelines making the religious and spiritual care of hospitalized patients a right, there is no evidence yet that this protection has had any effect on the number of hospitals with chaplains. Rather, new research fr...

EyeCity.com, Inc. Changes Ownership and Moves Into a New Direction

DALLAS, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Pink Sheets: ICTY) As of June 11, 2008 EyeCity.com, Inc. has undergone a change in ownership that is going to completely revamp the company and move the corporation into a new and exciting direction. Currently a very tight and secure team of corporate...

Texas Moves Foster Children Into Managed Care Plan

Implementation of System-Wide Electronic Medical Record Will Better Track Medical Histories, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that the Texas...

Hospital Association Moves Headquarters to Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective May 19, the Texas Hospital Association will have a new address. The association will occupy two full floors at 1108 Lavaca, located within steps of the Texas Capitol. "Through a partnership with the Texas Automobile Dealers Association an...

Huron Capital Moves Quickly To Expand O&P Business

Transaction marks 22nd Acquisition for The Huron Fund II L.P. DETROIT, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners announced today that its portfolio company Michigan Orthopedic Services ("MOS") has acquired Koch's Orthotic / Prosthetic Services, Inc. ("Koch's"). Terms of the transact...

Encision Moves Power and Safety to Surgeons' Fingertips

Encision's newest disposable laparoscopic instruments will give surgeons precise fingertip power control during laparoscopic procedures while delivering patient protection from unseen stray energy burns - a first in the healthcare industry BOULDER, Colo., March 31 /PRN...

Response Biomedical Corporation Moves to New Facility

VANCOUVER, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Response Biomedical Corporation (TSX: RBM, OTCBB: RPBIF) today announced that it plans to move to its new state-of-the-art global headquarters located at 1781 - 75th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia on March 31, 2008. The 46,000 square foo...

Neurochem moves eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) drug development program forward for Amyloid A amyloidosis

ECUBLENS, SWITZERLAND, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neurochem (International) Limited (Neurochem), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Neurochem Inc. (NASDAQ: NRMX ; TSX: NRM), announces that the Company is taking new initiatives to pursue the drug development program for its investigational pr...

University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Moves to Larger Facility on New Corktown Campus

$25.5 Million Investment in Detroit - Opens Thursday DETROIT, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 17, at 10 a.m., University of Detroit Mercy will be opening a new School of Dentistry and Clinic, part of the institution's $80 million investment in giving back to the City of ...

Nutrition Moves Up on Mom's Purchasing Agenda

Fiber Requirements Remain a Mystery to Mom HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition has moved up on mom's shopping list, as three in four moms (74 percent) consider the nutritional content of foods they purchase for their children more now than they did two to three yea...

Novel anticancer strategy moves from laboratory to clinic

Researchers at Emory University have developed a novel anti-tumor compound that represents a distinct strategy: targeting one of the most important "intercept points" for cancer cells. The results of research on the compound in mice appear in the Jan. 1 issue of Cancer Research. The article is ...

Congress Moves to Protect Bone Health

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress took an important step toward protecting patient access to essential osteoporosis care with the introduction of H.R. 4206 "Medicare Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Testing Act of 2007," sponsored by Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-1...

SleepQuest Continues Growth, Moves Headquarters

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- People grow a lot in 13 years, and a successful business is no different. SleepQuest, the leader in at-home diagnostic sleep testing and sleep apnea treatment, is alleviating the growing pains which accompany rapid growth by moving into new corpora...

Sutter Moves to Reduce Public Accountability, Slash Hospital Beds

Caregivers Denounce Threat to Not Rebuild Eden Medical Center CASTRO VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers condemned the recently publicized proposal from the Sutter Corporation to abolish public oversight at Eden Medical Center and cut the hospital's number of beds. ...

DSS Research Moves Corporate Office

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- DSS Research, a national research and consulting firm serving health insurance carriers, hospitals and medical products/pharma companies, moved its corporate office in late August. "We needed a new location to bring our three major operations groups ...

American State Lawmakers Make Moves To Tackle Autism

Senators worried over New Jerseys claim to the highest autism rate in America, have pushed toward law proposals to promote research into autism and provide lifetime care for those with the disorder. A recent U.S. study of childhood autism, the largest so far, has found that about 1 in 152 have the...

Inhaled Insulin Study Moves Ahead

Results of phase I study of Baxter Healthcare Corporation’s pulmonary insulin produced with Baxter's Promaxx microsphere technology and administered using a small,// standard dry powder inhaler was absorbed systemically with no reported cough or shortness of breath. Baxter presented the phase I dat...

Genetic Test for Type II Diabetes Moves Closer

Scientists have mapped the most important genes associated with the risk of developing Type II diabetes,// bringing a genetic test to identify those most at risk a step closer. Researchers have identified five loci, or locations on peoples' genetic maps that correspond to a risk of developing t...

ViroPharma Shares Fall As FDA Moves Towards Generic Vancocin

Speculation that the Food and Drug Administration will give a nod for the generic version of Vancocin caused shares in ViroPharma to dip by about 33 percent. The rumors of the FDA's changed perspective // strengthened after Laura Alvey, a spokeswoman for the F.D.A said in an e-mail message that the...

FDA Moves In To Check Listeria

A permanent injunction is sought by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against the seafood processing company Pacific Shellfish, and its President Judd J. Brown. // This will effectively stop the company from producing, selling, and exporting its products. The company's ready-to-eat fish ...
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