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Prince William Health System Completes Merger With Novant Health to Expand Quality Health Care in Northern Virginia

Partnership to Fund $240 Million in New Services, Facilities and Physician Specialists for Western Prince William County MANASSAS, Va. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following recent approvals by the Federal Trade Commission and the Virginia Attorney General, Pr...

Accuray's Euan Thomson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Recipient in Northern California

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Health and Life Sciences Category SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Euan Thomson, Ph.D., the company's president and...

Avoid the Burn: First Sunscreen to Earn the Melanoma International Foundation Seal of Approval Expands Distribution Throughout Northern California

Specially formulated for sensitive skin and to block UVA and UVB rays, Sierra Summits now available at Raley's stores RENO, Nev., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are not created equal. As dermatology experts continue to emphasize the importance of broad spectrum protection that blocks UVA a...

AmeriHealth Mercy President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty to be Honored by Northern Home for Children at its Annual Partnerships for the Children Awards Dinner

Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) May 26, 2009-- More than 200 are expected to attend the second annual Partnerships for the Children Awards dinner, hosted by Northern Home for Children, as they honor and recognize Daniel J. Hilferty, president and chief executive officer, the...

Sally L. Glaser, Ph.D., Named CEO of the Northern California Cancer Center

Specialist in Hodgkin lymphoma to lead cancer prevention efforts at one of the nation's largest prevention-focused cancer research centers FREMONT, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sally L. Glaser, Ph.D., a 19-year veteran at the Northern California Cancer Center (NC...

New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams

Health information exchange technology gives patients initial breast cancer screening results within minutes of exams in high-tech mobile unit. Farmerville, LA (Vocus) April 1, 2009 -- A breakthrough partnership is bringing free digital mammograms for the first time to ...

New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams

Health information exchange technology gives patients initial breast cancer screening results within minutes of exams in high-tech mobile unit FARMERVILLE, La., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A breakthrough partnership is bringing free digital mammograms for the first time to over-40 women who live...

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Join to Enhance Access and Greater Choice in Northern Nevada

RENO, Nev., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada announced today that Anthem's 100,000 members in northern Nevada and surrounding areas now have access to in-network care at Saint Mary's, the result of a recently signed contr...

Prince William Health System and Novant Health Agree on Partnership to Expand Quality Healthcare in Northern Virginia

MANASSAS, Va. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prince William Health System (PWHS) of Manassas, Va. and North Carolina-based Novant Health, both regional not-for-profit health systems, announced today they have signed a letter of intent to merge. The partnership will p...

Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall by Northern Star Company

QUINCY, Mass., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, following a voluntary recall by Northern Star Co. has pulled the following items from sale because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The items in Northern Star Co.'s recall al...

Turner to Manage Construction of $42 Million Expansion of Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop, Calif.

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been given approval by Northern Inyo Hospital to proceed with the $42 million Phase Two expansion to the hospital facility. Construction for Phase Two will start in March 2009 ...

Digirad Corporation Sells Northern California Service Hubs

POWAY, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD ), a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and personnel and equipment leasing services that improve patient care while driving positive healthcare economics, today reported that it has sold the assets re...

RE/MAX Northern Illinois Real Estate Agents Raises $284,000 For CMN In 2008, An 18 Percent Increase Over Prior Year

RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate agents make record donation to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) in 2008, exceeding 2007 donations by $43,000 despite a difficult real estate market. RE/MAX is the Chicago real estate/Illinois real estate leader in residential real estate. Funds raised fo...

HTH Worldwide Expands Convenient Access to Care at Top Hospitals in Northern Italy

First U.S. Firm to Contract with Veneto Regional Health Council RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and safety services company, today announced it has contracted with over 50 hospitals among 23 municipalities in northern Italy, including Venice, Verona, V...

Health study in northern Uganda calls for improved services for internally displaced persons

There are over 1 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Uganda due to the 20-year conflict waged between a rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army, and the central government. Previous research on the health of IDPs has focused on specific physical and mental health conditions, but a stu...

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation Signs Long-Term Agreement to be the Provider of Doctors for Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation (NMFF) will supply radiation oncologists to provide proton cancer treatment services at the Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center (NIPTRC), according to an agreement announced by NIPTRC and ...

Improving Healthcare in Rural Northern California Goal of One-Day Conference of National and State Healthcare Leaders

UKIAH, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- National and regional healthcare leaders will convene in Mendocino County July 18 for a one-day conference, "Connecting California to Improve Patient Care in 2008." "Ultimately we want to improve rural healthcare by increasing the local adoption of elect...

uKarma Corporation Commences International Distribution Agreement With Northern Response for its Xflowsion DVD Series

Northern Response to start selling Xflowsion at the Electronic Home Shopping Conference in Monte Carlo, Monaco LOS ANGELES, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- uKarma Corporation (OTC Bulleting Board: UKMA), a lifestyle multimedia and consumer products company focused on health, ...

Gregory A. Adams Named Northern California Region President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals

OAKLAND, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregory A. Adams has been named president of the Northern California Region for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, effective April 1, announced Bernard J. Tyson, executive vice president of Kaiser Permanente Hosp...

In Northern California Bald Women Get Their Heads Together

SCARBOROUGH, N.Y., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bald Girls Do Lunch, Inc. is bringing women with alopecia areata together for the first time in northern California. Strikingly different from a traditional support group, the non-profit's dining out format combines discussions and camarad...

California Small Business Association Condemns California Nurses Association's Decision to Call Prolonged Strike at Hospitals Throughout Northern California

State's Small Business Owners Will Pay Higher Healthcare Costs Because of Strikes and Union's Unrealistic Contract Demands SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- the California Nurses Association announced their intention to hold prolonged strikes at hospitals throug...

5,000 Northern California Nurses to Vote to Authorize Third Strike Against Sutter Chain

Nurses Concerned Over Serious, Ongoing Patient Care Problems Throughout System Sutter Solano First to Vote - Overwhelming Yes OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of what they describe as a "hostile" bargaining attitude by Sutter Heal...

Lifespring Health Sponsors the 30th Annual Napa Valley Marathon in an Effort to Promote Health and Fitness in the Northern California Community

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as the "biggest little marathon in the West", the Napa Valley Marathon has earned a reputation for outstanding runner support, attention to detail, and a beautiful point-to-point course that runs the length of the famed Napa Valley wine-growing ...

Sutter Health Launches Northern California Physician Network

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health is creating a network of more than 3,000 Northern California primary care and specialist physicians committed to providing patients with more convenient access to consistently high-quality health care services. The Sutter Medical Networ...

'The Northern Illinois University Murders Due to 'Chemical Imbalances' or 'Chemical Balancers' - Drugs?' - Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD, Neurologist/Child Neurologist

EL CAJON, Calif., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing of the Northern Illinois University shooter, Steven P. Kazmierczak, The New York Times (Benedict Carey, 2/19/08, A20) remarks " ... doctors say it is almost impossible to tell whether the spasms of violence stem in part from the drug reactions ...

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...

HIV/AIDS Grants Benefit Communities Throughout Northern California

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit HIV/AIDS grants promote awareness, prevention, screening, support and treatment OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente recently announced more than $1.3 million in statewide Community Benefit grants to help 74 organizations p...

Angel Flight West Recognizes Northern California Pilots at AFW 24th Anniversary Awards

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Flight West (AFW) awarded The Distinguished Pilot award to Oakland resident John Birely at AFW's 24th Anniversary Awards on Saturday, September 29th. Birely completed 37 Angel Flight West missions over the past year. As an AFW pilot, John flies pe...

Unions File Charges Against Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Three Northern California Hospitals

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West and SEIU Local 121RN have filed for injunctive relief seeking to stop Tenet Healthcare Corp. from cutting health benefits for nearly 7,000 California hospital employees, including registered nurses, pharmacists, lice...

Best Armed Forces Hospital Trophy Goes to Northern Command Hospital

Defence Minister Shri AK Antony gave away RMs Trophy for the Best Run Command Hospital under Armed Forces for the year 2006 to Command Hospital (Northern Command), Udhampur in New Delhi, today. Maj Gen Naresh Kumar, Commandant of the hospital received the trophy and a cash award of Rs 2 lakhs. ...

Infertility Treatment Age To Be Raised In Northern Ireland

Infertile women in Northern Ireland may be permitted to avail treatment till the age of 40, the government is to announce. Health Minister Paul Goggins will reveal that the current age of 38 has been increased to 40.// Couples who already have a child living with them can also get NHS care the...

Burning fires in Northern Ontario Cause Hundreds to leave their Homes

Raging forest fires have forced over 1,300 people to leave their homes in eight northwestern Ontario communities while firefighters continued to battle// the hundreds of forest fires on Friday. According to Ontario fire officials the situation is the worst that they have ever encountered at this ...

Paper Prescriptions Give Way to e-Prescriptions in Northern Ireland

An agreement between Hewlett Packard and the government in Northern Ireland will lead to the phasing out of paper prescriptions towards the implementation// of an e-prescriptions service. The Department for Health Social Services and Public Safety has announced that community pharmacies across...

Multiple Sclerosis in Genetically Susceptible Twins is Augmented by Northern Environment

A new study of twins suggests that living farther north of the equator significantly increases risk of developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) among those with genetic// susceptibility due to some environmental factor. By following more than 700 pairs of twins diagnosed with MS, researchers from t...

Bangkok's Public Health Ministry Clears The Northern Province Of Bird Flu Epidemic

The Public Health Ministry of Bangkok had as of yesterday cleared the three people who had earlier been suspected of having contracting the deadly H5N1 virus// from the bird flu watch-list, explaining that they were simply suffering from common flu. Confirming that the three patients who were...

Chicken Farmers In Northern Nigeria Face Huge Losses

Bird flu has caused huge losses to chicken farmers in northern states of Nigeria.A senior Nigerian official said on Friday, that the farmers in the northern state of Kaduna have lost at least 65 million naira (about 500,000 U.S. // dollars) to the outbreak of bird flu since the deadly virus of H5N1...

Bird Flu Reported In Northern Iraq

As many as 162 suspected cases of bird flu have been reported in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region, after the death of a 15-year-old girl as a result of the disease. The // region’s diagnosis center has admitted the people who are suspected to have been infected with the virus. The Rania region of the...

New outbreak of birdflu reported in Northern China

A new outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza has been confirmed in Inner Mongolia in the northern region of China. This bird flu outbreak is the 23rd in China since October.// Experts confirmed H5N1 bird flu after 246 birds died in Inner Mongolia's Zalantun city last Sunday, the agriculture ministry sa...

Kids In Northern India To Be Vaccinated Against Encephalitis

More than 20 million children across 60 districts in northern India, considered endemic to Japanese encephalitis, will be vaccinated against the mosquito-born disease, the health minister said Monday. // An outbreak of the disease in the impoverished Uttar Pradesh state has killed nearly 650 p...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

...t of school for a week," said Dr. Stuart E. Beeber, attending physician at northern Westchester Hospital and a pediatrician in private practice in Chappaqua, N... . SOURCES: Stuart E. Beeber, attending physician, northern Westchester Hospital, and pediatrician, private practice, Chappaqua, N.Y.; ...
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