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Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease

Study finds possible increased risk of both conditions among Vietnam vets FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides that were sprayed far and wide by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War might put veterans at increased risk for heart disease ...

Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

WASHINGTON -- A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson's disease for Vietnam veterans. ...

Wanted: Orange County, California Licensed Pharmacy Technicians

Despite Rising Unemployment, the Healthcare Industry Continues to Show Strength in California COSTA MESA, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- While U.S. unemployment rose to 9.5% in June, Adecco USA continues to see job opportunities for qualified professionals in the Orange Cou...

Vietnam Veterans of America to VA: Don't Wait for Us to Die: Grant Association to Agent Orange Exposure for Parkinson's, Heart Disease, Hypertension

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After reviewing scientific studies of the past few years, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has determined there is "limited or suggestive evidence" of an association between Parkinson's disease and ischemic heart...

Grow Back Eyelashes - Orange County Plastic Surgeon Now Helps Patients Grow Longer, Fuller Darker Eyelashes With FDA-Approved Prescription Lash Treatment, Latisse

Latisse™, offered by CosmetiCare, is easy to use and helps grow back eyelashes with visible results that can be seen over time. Although results can vary, after using the Latisse solution as directed--once a day--patients participating in a clinical trial noticed they would gradually grow b...

Innovative Voice and Swallowing Center Opens in Orange County

Hoag Hospital announces the grand opening of Hoag Voice and Swallowing Center, the most comprehensive program in Orange County. Hoag Voice and Swallowing Center provides the complete spectrum of multidisciplinary care located within the new Hoag Health Center-Newport Beach. ...

Walk for Lupus Now(TM) at the Orange County Great Park

Great Park is location for 2009 Orange County Walk for Lupus Now (TM) IRVINE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk for Lupus Now(TM) at the Orange County Great Park on Saturday, June 6, 2009. Walk for Lupus Now(TM) is the signature event of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., an e...

Now Available: Bayer Diabetes Care's CONTOUR(R) Meters in Midnight Blue and Orange Burst

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Diabetes Care announced the introduction of two bold new colors to their line of CONTOUR(R) Color blood glucose meters -- Midnight Blue and Orange Burst -- that will provide people with diabetes more color options so their meter fits their own style. ...

Agent Orange Exposure Tied to Prostate Cancer Return

Study finds vets at higher risk of aggressive recurrence only 8 months after surgery THURSDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. male military veterans exposed to the Agent Orange herbicide/defoliant are at increased risk for aggressive recurrence of prostate cancer, a new study finds....

Regulations Against Balance Billing to Impact Orange County, Calif., Physicians' Bottom Line

Enforcement Impacts Emergency Room Physicians in Particular, According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that physicians in Orange County, Calif., fa...

Statewide Health Information Exchange System to Launch in 23 Orange County Emergency Departments

Collaboration Between CalRHIO and OCPRHIO Demonstrates How Health Information Exchange Can Progress in California and Meet President Obama's Goals SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A statewide system to provide physicians with secure electronic access to critical patient infor...

Precautionary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Protein in Expired Codes of Broughton Foods' Pints of Orange Juice, Citrus Punch, Fruit Punch and Iced Tea Products

MARIETTA, Ohio, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Broughton Foods of Marietta, OH, is voluntarily recalling the following products: Pints of Broughton Orange Juice with a date of January 14, 2009 or earlier (printed as MM DD YY) and a UPC code of 70880 02070; Pints of Broughton...

Micromet To Present at the ROTH 21st Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Buck Phillips, will present at the ROTH 21st Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. ...

Talk About Curing Autism Receives $300,000 Grant From Pacific Life Foundation to Provide Services for Families Affected by Autism in Orange County

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is thrilled to announce the receipt of a $300,000 multi-year grant from the Newport Beach based Pacific Life Foundation. As a direct result of this generous contribution, TACA will launch three new programs fo...

MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals Announces Orange Book Listing of Moxatag(TM) Patents

GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MBRK ), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel anti-infective products, today announced that three patents protecting Moxatag (amoxicillin extended-release) Tablets, ...

As Charges Mount, Caregivers and Supporters Call on Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange to Help Stop Unlawful Intimidation of Workers

More than 6,000 supporters join call for fair & enforceable union election ground rules ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by SEIU United Healthcare Workers - West: Caregivers who work at St. Joseph Health System and their supporters pre...

Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer in Vietnam Vets

But some researchers say the finding fails to establish cause-and-effect WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Vietnam veterans exposed to the defoliant Agent Orange have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancer, especially the most aggressive form of the disease, a new study co...

Dr. Jerry Weichman, Orange County Teen Psychologist and Parenting Expert, Publishes Book to Teach Teens 'How to Deal'

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerry Weichman -- a popular Newport Beach based teen psychologist, parenting expert and motivational speaker -- today announced the publication of How to Deal, his first book for young adults. The book, which was pre-ordered by various school ...

RNs, Family Protest Denial of Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse

Nurses' Campaign Floods Blue Cross with Message: Save Our Colleague COSTA MESA, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses, family, and concerned community members will protest Blue Cross of California in support of 46-year-old Kim Kutcher, RN, as she battles Blue Cross and its decisi...

Disability by Denial - Blue Cross Rejects Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse - Woman Possibly Left Disabled by Denial

Nurses Launch Online and Telephone Campaign to Flood Blue Cross With the Message: Save Our Colleague OAKLAND, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses from around the country have vowed to take up the case of 46-year-old Kim Kutcher, RN, as she battles Blue Cross and its dec...

Florida Orange Juice Adds a Healthy Splash of Flavor and Sunshine to Recipes

Enter the 'Back to the Grove' recipe contest for a chance to win a trip to Florida LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As the winter months linger, who wouldn't want to cook up a Florida getaway? Home chefs and citrus enthusiasts alike have the opportunity to ...

True Orange Joins the True Lemon & True Lime Family

Free Samples Now Available for Health-Conscious Consumers Craving Freshly Squeezed Orange Taste for Drinks, Cooking and Seasoning BALTIMORE, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to overwhelming customer demand, Grand Brands, Inc., the makers of True Lemon and True Lime, the original cryst...

DATATRAK to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual Orange County Stock Conference

CLEVELAND, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc. (Nasdaq: DATA ), a technology company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today reported that it will be presenting at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual Orange County Stock Confer...

Children's Hospital of Orange County Chooses RIVA System For Safe and Efficient IV Preparation

WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), one of only eight children's hospitals in the United States to be named to the Leapfrog "Top Hospitals 2007" list, has signed a contract to lease a RIVA (Robotic Intravenous Automation) system - a self-contained unit...

QueensLander Tours Presents an Adventure Boot Camp Cruise with John Spencer Ellis from Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County

Men and women of all ages are invited to enjoy this 5-day health and fitness cruise RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. John Spencer Ellis invites men and women of all ages to enjoy a 5-day Adventure Boot Camp Fitness Cruise to the Mexican R...

Agent orange chemical, dioxin, attacks the mitochondria to cause cancer, says Penn research team

PHILADELPHIA Researchers with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have demonstrated the process by which the cancer-causing chemical dioxin attacks the cellular machinery, disrupts normal cellular function and ultimately promotes tumor progression. The team identified f...

Clarient Named to Deloitte's 2007 Orange County Technology Fast 50 for Third Consecutive Year

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT ), a premier technology and services resource for pathologists, oncologists and the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it was ranked #19 on Deloitte's 2007 Orange County Technology Fast 50. In addit...

Photo: New York Goes Orange for Pumpkin Festival and Lupus Awareness Month

With Help from Famed NFL Pro-Bowler Jerome 'The Bus' Bettis NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 27th, thousands of New York City families got "into the loop" with the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation at the first-ever Pumpkin Festival in Central Park, presented by Camp Sunshine...

Regional Center of Orange County Expands Family Support Resources to Meet Growing Needs

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to increasing needs of children and parents, as well as growth in the number of people it serves, Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) has implemented three initiatives to expand and improve the support it provides to families struggling...

Sprouts Farmers Market Sprouts New Location in Orange

PHOENIX, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprouts Farmers Market, which offers right-from-the-earth foods at down-to-earth prices, is set to open their first-ever mall location on July 31st. The 26,345 square-foot market, located at The Village at Orange (1500 E. Village Way), will joi...

Flavonoids In Orange Juice Make It A Healthy Drink, Despite The Sugar

Orange juice, despite its high caloric load of sugars, appears to be a healthy food for diabetics due to its mother lode of flavonoids, a study by endocrinologists at the University at Buffalo has shown. The study appeared in the June 2007 issue of Diabetes Care. Flavonoids suppres...

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange have a 48 percent increased risk of prostate cancer recurrence following surgery than their unexposed peers , and when the disease comes back, it seems more aggressive, researchers say. "We need to be screening these patients earlier, treating their cancer a...

An Orange a Day may Keep Heart Disease Away

Orange and grapefruits contain chemicals that can keep arteries healthy and prevent heart attack, says a study. It suggests that eating at least one orange// a day could keep cardiac disease away. The citrus fruits contain the compounds flavanones that reduced blood cholesterol levels by 20-25...

Pass the Orange Tomato Sauce Please

Next time you load on the sauce, onto your pizza or spaghetti, make sure it’s made from orange tomatoes, not the usual red ones//. Scientists from Ohio State University have reported findings, which state that lycopene- the well-known antioxidant found in tomatoes, is absorbed better by the b...

Eating Live Crabs Infects 8 In Orange County

Deanne Thompson of the Orange County Health Care Agency has confirmed that eating some live raw sawagani crabs on a dare may have contributed to the outbreak of a lung fluke parasite infection that occurred in eight people.// 'I don't know if every one of these eight -- or any of them -- ate ...

A Glass of Orange Juice To Keep Recurrence Of Kidney Stones At Bay

Researchers at UT South western Medical Centre have found that a glass of orange juice every day could prevent the recurrence of kidney stones than any other citrus juices like lemonade. // The study that is available online and is to be published in the October. 26 issue of the Clinical Journ...

Aromatherapy: Ambient odors of orange and lavender reduce anxiety

Odors have long been known to be capable of altering the emotional state of humans. Physiological and psychological effects of essential oils have been acknowledged in folk medicine and aromatherapy for a long time//. Citrus and lavender fragrances have been particularly attributed with mood enhanc...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession

...ng the country talking about the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, urging people to pick up the phone, log on to the Web site or visit the big, orange PPA bus to see if they may qualify for assistance," said Williams. "As a patient who must cope every day with the effects of multiple sclerosis, I und...

New Website www.loseadresssize.com Launches

... dieters are motivated to seek out a weight loss plan. Dr. Ahn Ngo, medical director for Final Inches Medical Body Shaping Centers, located in orange County and Los Angeles, California, ( www.finalinches.com ) specializes in helping patients achieve their body shaping goals. "Fat loss and body sh...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

... Assemblyman Van Tran serving the 68th District of orange County (Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Gard...cal support, the event will offer "A Taste of orange County," where guests will have a chance to s...ors include World TV, The Daily Pilot, Coast Kids, orange County Business Journal, Newport Beach Magazine, I...
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