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
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
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
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
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
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
Children's Hospital of Orange County Chooses RIVA System For Safe and Efficient IV Preparation
WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Children's Hospital of Orange
(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
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.
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
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
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.
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...