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MORE (Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence) Awards Call for Entries is now open. Rosemont, IL (Vocus) July 9, 2009 -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has opened the call for submissions to its fifth annual MORE Awards . These awards recognize exc...

Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) play a pivotal role in moving services into less expensive yet clinically appropriate settings, concludes a study issued today by the independent health economics and policy firm KNG Health Consulting. Other key ...

Best Practices for Hospitals Moving to Electronic Medical Records

Iron Mountain to Host Free Webcast on Making a Smooth Transition to the EMR BOSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM ), the global leader in information protection and storage services, along with Exempla Healthcare, will share tips during an upcoming W...

National Long Term Care Leaders Praise Overall Baucus Health Reform Effort, Express Specific Concerns Moving Forward

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Bruce Yarwood, President and CEO of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), and Alan G. Rosenbloom, President of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home C...

Weight Watchers(R) Kicks Off Spring by Urging People to Get Moving With 'The Momentum(TM) Walk-It Challenge'

Challenge Embraces Weight Watchers Proven Principles of Movement and Supportive Atmosphere to Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers announced the launch of The Momentum Walk-It Challenge, encouraging members to take a major step towards integrating m...

GeoFitness Launches 'Get Moving America' Campaign to Improve Youth Health

Tough Times Call for Tough Physical/Mental Stimulus Plan ORLANDO, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoFitness, Inc. will launch new learning and fitness programs during the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention (AAHPERD) in Tampa, March 31-April 4 20...

What the Billion Dollar Beauty Industry Does Not Want Leaked: That One Can Actually Reverse Aging for Free by Moving Only to the Right. We Smell a Nobel.

Tired of Putting Money in the Hands of Beauty Corporations for Botox, Pills, Creams, unused Gym Memberships, Plastic Surgery, and / or Counseling to Remain Youthful? Now one does not have to. New Book '6 Newly Discovered and Never Before Published Secrets to Eternal Youth and Immortality' gives ...

Many Clinical Trials Moving Overseas

Study says trend raises ethical, medical issues WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new report contends many clinical drug trials are now being run outside the United States and in far reaches of the globe, and that the trend raises troubling ethical and medical issues. The im...

CrossTech Forums Announces Health IT Insight 2009 Moving to Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix; Executive Summit to Take Place April 29-May 1

CANTON, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTech Forums today announced that the second annual Health IT Insight , the only national invitational summit featuring a content partnership with Health Industry Insights, an IDC company, will now take place at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, Arizon...

10 Minutes at a Time: Simple Steps to Get Moving and Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease? All it takes is 10 minutes of physical activity three times a day. Ten times three -- it's really that simple. And it's what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend to help...

More Men Moving Into Senior Residences

Men Living in Senior Housing Growing; Adoption of Healthy Lifestyle Benefits NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -. In the face of conventional wisdom, which has long proven true, women live longer than men. Men, however, are making a comeback of sorts as mor...

New KLRI Reports Shows Longevity Science Moving Beyond Studying the Obvious to the 'Downward Spiral' Paradigm in the Aging Process

Slowing down the interrelated effects of biomarkers most promising way to help older adults live long, vigorous lives PHOENIX, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) has released the 2008 State of the Science, which examines "the vicious triad" of t...

Health and Fitness Industry Gets Moving on Capitol Hill to Champion Legislation Encouraging Exercise

6th Annual IHRSA Summit Pumps Prevention to Curb Weighty Health Care Costs BOSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 130 health and fitness industry leaders from 25 states gathered today in Washington, DC, at the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association's 6th Annual Le...

Fighting Cancer: Historic Anti-Asbestos Legislation Moving Forward With Support of Meso Foundation

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six years ago, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) first introduced her proposed legislation to ban asbestos and invest federal funding in the research critically needed to develop effective treatments for the vicious cancer, mesothelioma, and o...

Humboldt Storage & Moving to Partner with March for Babies

Premier March of Dimes Fundraising Event BOSTON, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes Massachusetts Chapter is pleased to announce that Humboldt Storage & Moving of Canton will serve as a statewide corporate partner for March for Babies in Massachusetts. Formerly kno...

Congressional Budget Includes Earmark to Keep Washington's Sexual Assault DNA Program Moving Forward

Funding will allow the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to quickly identify rapists through a 30-Day DNA testing program OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Omnibus Appropriations bill signed by the President on December 26, 2007 included a $961,000 earmark for the...

AUDIO from Medialink and GlaxoSmithKline: Get Ready to Get Moving to a 'New You' in the New Year

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year is here, but are you really ready to finally lose those excess pounds in a healthy way that'll last past February? Listen to this report from GlaxoSmithKline at: http://media.medialink.com/WebNR.aspx?story=34274 Registered journalists can ac...

After Dropping 162 Pounds, Jodi Davis Inspires Other Michigan Women to Get Moving and Lose Weight Through WalkyTalk.com(TM)

Blues walking advocate and Michigan mother of three shares her personal success story DETROIT, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Jodi Davis used to be among the growing number of obese adults. Today, the Michigan mother of three is healthy, fit and inspiring. In her new role ...

Growth Needs Space: joimax, Inc. USA, is Moving Into New Premises

CAMPBELL, California, October 2 /PRNewswire/ -- joimax GmbH, Campbell, CA, is pleased to announce that due to increased space requirements by joimax, Inc. the company is moving to larger premises in Northern California where its US operations are based. As of October 1st, 2007 joimax, Inc. wil...

GPS-like technology helps pinpoint best methods for moving injured players

The 15 minutes it took to remove Buffalo Bills player Kevin Everett off the field after he suffered a spinal cord injury may seem like a long time for someone needing acute medical care, but in fact, those minutes underscore how critical it is to carefully move a player with a suspected spinal co...

'The Age Factor' on the Campaign Trail: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Keep Moving

New Survey Reports Sore Joints Won't Keep Seniors on the Sidelines SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Political pundits studying the Presidential candidates' every move on the campaign trail may ponder the impact of "the age factor," but seniors say sore joints won't keep America's agin...

X-ray System to Show Moving Bones in 3-D

New project, being developed at Brown University, promises to improve our understanding of the complex motions of bones and joints:// Computed tomography, or CT, delivers detailed 3-D images, but CT scanners are too slow to capture rapid motion. Cinefluoroscopy, a technique that uses X-rays to ...

Private 3D Ultrasounds Enabling Moving Pictures of Fetus may Be a Risky Proposition

Pregnant women have been warned against exposing their unborn baby to a 3D ultrasound imaging session offered by private clinics, as such a move is fraught with risks. This// advice has been offered by medical experts, in the wake of growing popularity of three dimensional ultrasounds enabling movi...

U.S. Teens Moving Away from Illicit Drugs, but Jump from the Frying Pan to the Fire

U.S teens have significantly cut down use of illicit drugs, but have turned to prescription painkillers, which are dangerous, say experts. // Dr. Grant Mitchell, chief of psychiatry at Northern Westchester Hospital Center, in Mount Kisco, N.Y said, "This doesn't surprise me. As we write more a...

Hospital Cuts Costs By Moving Cancer Patients To Hotels

UP TO a third of cancer patients at a leading National Health Services (NHS) trust will be moved out of wards and put up in nearby hotels under plans to save tens of millions of pounds on hospital beds in Britain.// According to a report in the Sunday Times, over 100 patients suffering from canc...

CDC Uses Advertising Campaign to Get Kids Moving

Public health experts are taking note of what the food industry has known for decades: children pay attention to advertising//. Now, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that advertising can succeed in getting kids to be more physically active. The study...

LCA Announces More Requests for Bids on Lung Cancer Research Programs Funded Through the Department of Defense

...elopment of bold new ideas in lung cancer research. Laurie Fenton Ambrose, LCA President & CEO, said it was gratifying to see the program moving forward. DOD first began funding cancer research with a $25 million Congressional earmark for breast cancer research in 1994 and established ...

NutraCea Announces Forbearance Agreement With Bank and Provides Update on Business Strategy and Transactions

... to working with Wells Fargo through the forbearance period and beyond." Under the leadership of its newly expanded executive team, NutraCea is moving quickly to refocus the Company's management and financial resources on its core businesses, which include the application of NutraCea's proprietary te...

NetMotion Wireless Boosts Mobile Productivity for Bell Ambulance

..., Mobility XE(TM), to stay connected to critical applications, roam seamlessly between multiple wireless networks, and maintain applications even when moving in and out of wireless coverage areas. "The goal of our wireless deployment is to provide EMTs and paramedics easy and secure access to patient...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...inting to a decline in public support for health reform efforts, new research shows that getting Americans more involved in the debate is essential to moving the reform needle. The research showed that after critically thinking through the alternatives, people were willing to make significant and su...

U.S. Navy Awards Entegrion Contracts for $4 Million for the Development of Critical Blood Products

... are available when and where they are needed," said Joseph DaCorta, Entegrion's Chief Technology Officer. "Trends in clinical practice are moving toward earlier and more aggressive use of blood components after serious injury. However, availability of such therapies is often seriously restric...

Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations

...tinib, now the standard first-line treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia or CML, has prolonged lives, but does not keep many patients from eventually moving into the disease's later, more severe stages. Until imatinib was introduced in 2001, people with CML faced a grim prognosis, with few surviving fi...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing Agreement With Dream Pharma

... companies, advanced four products to various stages of clinical trials and acquired an extensive pipeline of compounds primed for future development. moving forward, the company will continue to focus on developing treatments for the origin of a wide range of conditions regulated by the adrenergic system. ...

MORE (Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence) Awards Call for Entries is Now Open

... Got moving Stories? Calling all Reporters, Writers, Producers and Editors ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Or...

Medizone Expects OTCBB Listing

...ith a multinational corporation in the hospital sector for increased manufacturing capacity, sales and service. The target is to achieve profitability moving into mid-year 2010." Medizone International, Inc., is a research and development company engaged in developing its AsepticSure(TM) technology...

Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic

...osure to the chemical. This landmark warning about BPA's toxicity is expected to influence legislative efforts to ban the chemical which are currently moving in California and Congress. BPA is a synthetic estrogen used in hard polycarbonate plastic food and beverage containers, including some water a...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...itability. According to Kim Perry, Director of Perioperative Services , "The Surgical Department had reached status quo. We tried but weren't moving along with Quality Indicators or Patient Satisfaction . I wasn't satisfied with Anderson being a good (surgery center.) We needed to be the best." ...

Alzheimer's Disease is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

... "We are excited about the addition of the Thursday evening public session," said L. Gerard Toussaint III, M.D., chair of this year's symposium. "By moving the session to the evening and having several short sessions on Alzheimer's topics, we believe more residents will make a point to attend - and we rea...

Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic

...; So how can you and your children transition successfully? Laura McHan from Lilburn, GA shares her advice: "Two weeks before school, I begin moving bedtime earlier by roughly 15 minutes a night. I also wake them up roughly 15 minutes earlier in the morning. I keep adjusting the sleep and wake ti...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

...h a legal opinion shortly and perhaps as early as this week. Mr.Terry Yuan HTDS CEO said " These are exciting times for us at HTDS. There are a lot of moving parts now within HTDS, which are all positive, and which may have more than better than expected results for us as a whole organization. This includes...
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