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Video: 'BeautyScoop(R) Is a Trip to Your Nutritionist and Dermatologist in One Single Packet.' Lauren Slayton, NYC Nutritionist & Owner of FoodTrainers

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BeautyScoop (R) is a clinically proven, anti-aging beauty infusion that greatly improves skin , hair and nails . In comprehensive multicenter clinical trials, 86% of users reported more youthful skin, shiny hair and stronger, more perfect nails with...

Dr. Fred Vagnini to Appear at NYC Major Health Conferences

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 31, health experts, celebrities and entertainers will be at the Pennsylvania Hotel in midtown Manhattan at the annual New York SENIOR EXPO. Among the presenters will be Frederic J. Vagnini MD, FACS. Dr. Vagnini, a cardiovascular specialist whos...

Food Allergy Initiative to Partner With NYC Department of Health on Educational Poster for Restaurants Citywide

New York City-based nonprofit commends City Council for passage of life-saving legislation NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for life-threatening food allergies, will collaborate with ...

National Hispanic Medical Association Conference in NYC Focuses on Increasing the Latino Health Care Workforce

As a Boon to the Economy, Rx for NY Unemployment WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As New York's unemployment rate climbs to nearly 8 percent, policymakers are meeting at the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) conference March 19-22 in New York to discuss how...

Study: Most young violent offenders in two NYC neighborhoods have seen someone killed

COLUMBUS, Ohio More than three-quarters of young violent offenders interviewed in two poverty-stricken New York City neighborhoods had seen someone die in a violent incident, a new study reveals. About half of them (51 percent) had been shot themselves and 78 percent said they had a close frie...

Gilda's Club NYC Offers Affinity Credit Card to Help New Yorkers Living with Cancer

Roseanne Roseannadana would. So would Emily Litella and Baba Wawa. Now New Yorkers living with cancer, and those who support them, can help fund operations at Gilda’s Club New York City by paying for everyday purchases with the new Gilda’s Club NYC Visa Platinum card. ...

Study confirms increased heart attack deaths in NYC ambulance diversions

Ambulance diversions from nearby, crowded New York emergency rooms to more distant emergency departments are associated with increased deaths among patients suffering from heart attacks, according to a paper presented at a meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science...

Hair Restoration Surgeon named NYC 'Best Doctor' for 9 Years in a Row

Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., F.A.A.D., Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University, hair transplant surgeon and founder of Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration ( http://www.bernsteinmedical.com ) in New York, has been chosen as one of New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" ...

Hosting Summer's Sexiest Benefit, AIDS Service Center NYC Teams With Playboy Playmates, 'Project Runway' Stars, 'Naked Boys Singing'

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an announcement by AIDS Service Center NYC of Safer Sex in the City, its much-anticipated annual benefit: WHEN: Thursday, June 19, 2008, 7:30pm-10:00pm VIP Cocktail Reception and performances, hosted by Bravo "Project Runway"...

Senior Obama Strategist David Axelrod and Wife Susan to be Honored for Their Decade-Long Commitment to Epilepsy Research at NYC Benefit

ABC's George Stephanopoulos to be Guest Speaker; PARADE Magazine Publisher Randy Siegel to Emcee May 13 Event, Sponsored by PARADE NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- David Axelrod -- one of America's leading political strategists and senior adviser to Senator Barack Obama -- and his wife...

American Cancer Society to Open Doors to Its New Free Lodging and Support Center in NYC for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

March 5 Grand Opening for Society's Newest and Largest Hope Lodge in New York City NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facing cancer is one of life's greatest challenges. Finding an affordable, supportive place to stay during treatment shouldn't be. The American Cancer Society is ...

Black VLBW babies in NYC more likely to be born in hospitals with high neonatal death rates

March 3, 2008, New YorkIn New York City, black babies with very low birth weights (less than 1500 grams, or 3 pounds, 5 ounces) are more likely to be born in hospitals with high risk-adjusted neonatal death rates, according to a Commonwealth Fund-supported study in the March issue of Pediatrics. W...

Consumer Group Criticizes NYC Board of Health Over Menu Labeling Bill

The Nanny-Mayor continues its misguided and ineffective assault on NYC restaurants WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized the New York City Board of Health for mandating that chain restaurants incorporate nutrition labels on th...

Bloomberg receives award for promotion of health in NYC and nation

Boston, MA- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York City has been named the 2007 recipient of the Julius B. Richmond Award, the highest honor given by Harvard School of Public Health. With a series of bold initiatives that recognize public health as a core municipal responsibility and opportuni...

NIH selects Weill Cornell Medical College to lead new NYC translational research collaboration

NEW YORK (Sept. 18, 2007) -- Weill Cornell Medical College has been selected by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to establish and lead a new Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), creating an ambitious and innovative network ...

More than two-thirds of sexually active NYC youth use condoms, but other forms of birth control lag

More than two thirds (69%) of sexually active New York City teens use condoms, compared to 63% nationwide, according to a new survey of public high school students. But too few sexually active girls are using the pill and other hormonal contraceptives to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The full rep...

Swine Flu Closes Three Schools in NYC

Meanwhile, an Arizona woman is thought to be the fourth fatality in the U.S. FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- In a troubling sign that the swine flu outbreak has yet to run its current course in the United States, three New York City public schools were closed Thursday after dozens o...

Swine Flu Closes 3 Schools in NYC

Meanwhile, world health officials discuss strategy for a vaccine FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- In a troubling sign that the swine flu outbreak has yet to run its current course in the United States, three New York City public schools were closed Thursday after dozens of flu-like i...

Ty Pennington of Extreme Makeover to Attend NAMIWalks NYC

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Popular television personality Ty Pennington of ABC's hit television show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will take to the streets to raise awareness about mental illness and recovery on Saturday, May 9, 2009 . Pennington, who lives with attention-...

The AFA's Infertility Prevention Series Premieres in NYC

Leading-Edge Program Attracts a Standing-Room-Only Crowd NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association launched the much anticipated Manicures & Martinis infertility prevention program Tuesday night at Dashing Diva Nail Salon in Gramercy Park, Manhattan. The event e...

Outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African-American women in NYC

January 12, 2009 -- New research conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health indicates that the advertising of alcohol in predominantly African-American neighborhoods of New York City may add to problem drinking behavior among residents. Prior studies have shown that alcohol a...

6th International Chronic Total Occlusion Summit to be held Feb. 5-6, 2009 in NYC

WHAT: The Sixth International Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Summit is a two-day conference featuring state-of-the-art technologies, research findings and new developments in therapeutic procedures that are essential for interventional cardiologists to optimize procedural success in chronic tota...

5th Annual Global Conference on Stem Cell Therapy to be held Jan. 13-16, 2009 in NYC

WHAT: The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day comprehensive program dedicated to the evolving field of cell-based therapies for treating cardiovascular diseases. The theme of this year's meeting is "Cellular and Molecular Building Blocks:...

False Positives in Oral HIV Test Halt Use in NYC

CDC report traces roots of the problem THURSDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Due to problems with false-positive results, the use of an oral rapid HIV test was recently halted by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which operates 10 sexually transmitted disease w...

Dr. Oliver Sacks, NYT Bestselling Author, to Inspire and Marc Black, Award-winning Musician, to Perform at National Aphasia Association Benefit on April 1, NYC

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, neurologist, Columbia University professor and New York Times bestselling author, known for his neurological case studies in Awakenings, will share inspiring stories about the healing power of music for aphasics and others with bra...

Three Cases of Hepatitis C Points Finger at One NYC Doctor

A NYC doctor along with the anesthesia seemed to have passed on the infection of hepatitis C to his patients. Three cases have come to the fore. The New York health official have urged 4500 patient of this doctor to test for hepatitis C, a virus that can damage or destroy the liver. Three ...

Many NYC Pharmacies Fail to Translate Prescription Labels for Patients Who Don't Understand English

Despite widespread capacity to provide prescription medication labels in languages other than English, few New York City pharmacies do so and as a result//, limited-English patients face serious risk of medication error, according to a study by The New York Academy of Medicine presented today at th...

Health Club Media Network Adds New York Health & Racquet Club

...fitness, and it shows in the upscale and influential nature of the membership it draws," she added. NYHRC currently has 11 health clubs (10 in nyc and 1 on Long Island), and is well-known for the unique and significant amenities that it offers its members: From racquetball courts and pools to bas...

Assara Laser Hair Removal Centers (New York, NY) Receives 2008 New York Award for Cosmetology & Personal Hygiene Salons by the U.S.C.A.

...aserCenters Assara Laser Hair Removal Centers (New York, NY) - The premier nyc laser hair removal center - announces that it has been selected for the 200...6, 2009 -- Assara Laser Hair Removal Centers (New York, NY) - The premier nyc laser hair removal center - announces that it has been selected for the 200...

Photo: PR Newswire Hosts Health 2.0 July Meetup

...://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000306/PRNLOGO ) The Health 2.0 nyc Chapter Meetup will feature a networking reception and presentations by two... RSVP for the event, please visit http://nyhto.org/ "Health 2.0 nyc Meetup has grown significantly and has recently featured presentations by l...

New York City Chiropractor Announces New State-Of-The-Art Facility, Website

...ain but a long-term solution to their problem. What makes the facility unique is it was one of the first to offer non-surgical spinal decompression in nyc and Dr. Steven Shoshany is the only doctor in the US to hold a patent for his proprietary spinal decompression protocols. He is one of the few chiropr...

British Society Magazine Tatler Names Palm Beach's Anushka One of the Top Seven Spas in the World

...h at CityPlace, Anushka's posh new 12,000 square foot beauty mecca is a much expanded version of Anushka's renowned Spa, Salon and Cellulite Clinic in nyc and now boasts a cutting-edge medical wing. The influential British society magazine focuses on the social trends of the upper class and annuall...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

...ident Obama praised Dr. Frieden for his efforts in nyc and stated: "Dr. Frieden is an expert in prepared... Officer (EIS) from 1990 until 1992. He worked in nyc and investigated and fostered public awareness aro...he bacteria with drug resistance. Along with then nyc Health Commissioner and current US Food and Drug A...

Siemens Promotes May is Better Speech and Hearing Month on America's Largest Stage

...ly detection and treatment. The educational brochures handed out at several nyc prime locations informs users about causes, signs of hearing loss, steps to...Speech and Hearing Month in Times Square and bring awareness to the greater nyc community of the facts about hearing loss and the available treatments." ...

YOUNG ARTISTS Competition: Beginning May 7th, World AIDS Orphans Day

...ree runners-up will receive $50 gift certificates from Blick Art Materials, and all winners will have the opportunity to have their art displayed at a nyc gallery and made into WWO greeting cards for the 2009 holiday season. Entry is open to young artists ages 15 to 21 who are US residents. Artists can e...

Dr. Elliot Jacobs' New 'Hypo Lipo' Procedure Permanently Reduces Hyperhidrosis and Body Odor

...featured on Good Morning America, 20/20, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Financial Times. He serves as an Honorary Surgeon for the nyc Police Department and is a consultant in plastic surgery to the United Nations. Dr. Jacobs is licensed in New York, New Jersey, California and the Bah...

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Announces 2009 Woman of the Year, Dr. Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company

...ur Award, the Creative Spirit Award from the Creative Center for Women with Cancer, the New Jersey Women's Fund Achievement Award and the Gilda's Club nyc Corporate Honoree award. About Millennium Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, a leading biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, M...

ZocDoc Joins the Fight Against Cancer

... screenings Gastroenterologists, who can provide colon cancer screenings In 2005 (the most recent year for which data is available), nearly 35,000 nyc patients were diagnosed with cancer. Of those, more than 22,000 people survived - over 60 percent. While these numbers are promising, ZocDoc contends ...

Tampa Bay Veterinarian Featured in People Magazine's Heroes in Hard Times

... further information, please visit www.fvs.com . Florida Veterinary Specialists is a member hospital of BluePearl Veterinary Partners, along with nyc Veterinary Specialists ( www.nycvs.com ) and Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center of Kansas City ( www.vseckc.com ). BluePearl Veterinary Partne...

Sanofi-aventis Partners with the Hispanic Community in Bronx to Increase Health Awareness, Access to Resources and Help Improve Patient Care

...west Bronx are: 1.5X more likely to die of stroke compared with nyc overall. 2X more likely to suffer from hypertension than the en... population of NYC. 1 in 3 US Hispanic adults in nyc suffers from insomnia. Nationwide, US Hispanic men in their 70's ar...
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