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Americans United for Life Action Says the House-Approved Bill to Promote Abortion Overseas is a 'Grave Injustice'

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 235-187 to approve H.R. 2410, the Foreign Relations Reauthorization Act, which creates a new "Office for Global Women's Issues" and directs that this office coordinate and support efforts regarding ...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Employees Adopt 54 Families, and an Overseas Platoon for the Holidays

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield associates in Maine have adopted 54 area families and an overseas military platoon for the holidays. The families were provided a full complement of holiday gifts and food certificates. The armed forces personnel were...

drugstore.com Offers Free Shipping to U.S. Troops Serving Overseas and in the United States

Order Holiday Gifts by November 20th to Support Free Delivery for Christmas, Express Option Also Available BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- drugstore.com, inc., (Nasdaq: DSCM ) a leading online retailer of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy products recom...

An American Appeal to Overseas Hospitals

MedRetreat Offers 5 Steps to Help International Medical Providers Partner With Only the Best Medical Travel Agencies Vernon Hills, Illinois (PRWEB) July 8, 2008 -- As interest in medical tourism heats up in the U.S., more and more medical tourism agencies (MTAs) are p...

Companion Global Healthcare Adds Hospital in Costa Rica to Overseas Network

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica Biblica Hospital, a general hospital in San Jose, Costa Rica, that holds the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, has joined Companion Global Healthcare Inc.'s network of overseas hospitals, Companion Global Healthcare ...

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...

Winter Travelers Often Take Higher Risks While Overseas

MEDEX Global Group Recommends Covering Injuries from Snowboarding, Skiing, Scuba Diving, Extreme Travel and More Baltimore, Md. (Vocus) December 9, 2008-- This winter thousands of vacationers will venture overseas and engage in recreation that can lead to serious injur...

Despite U.S. economy, more Americans seeking cosmetic surgery overseas

Economic downturn and possible recession, the focal point of the presidential campaign, has caused many anxious Americans to put major purchases on hold. Purchases of luxury items - a new car, the family vacation and even some elective procedures, like cosmetic surgery - have all but been elimina...

International Living Ultimate Event Attracts Nearly 300 Attendees Who Explore the Growing Trend of Retiring Overseas

The International Living Ultimate Event, held recently in Cancun, Mexico, attracted nearly 300 attendees - most from the U.S. and Canada - who are looking to retire overseas. Reasons vary, but most are looking for better access to quality health care and a lower cost of living BALTIMO...

Blunt: House Republicans Fight to Ensure Taxpayer Resources Aren't Used to Fund Abortions Overseas

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today in support of efforts by Reps. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Chris Smith (R-N.J.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and others to make sure taxpayer money being used t...

Squabbles put overseas doctors’ agenda on the back burne

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has said that the scheme proposed to evaluate overseas trained doctors, has not made much progress.// In July, a scheme was made public by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and was planned to be formalized by December; this was thought to be ...

Australia Mulls New Accreditation For Overseas Doctors

Australia is finalising an assessment method for the accreditation of medical specialists from abroad, but many fear it could slow down //or even block the placement of much-needed doctors and other health professionals in the country. Australian Health Minister Tony Abbott has given his suppor...

Consistent National Standards For Assessment Of Overseas Trained Doctors A Priority

AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today that the lack of consistent national standards and processes for assessing the skills// and experience of overseas trained doctors (OTDs) is diminishing confidence in the quality of medicine in Australia and diluting the effectiveness of the important ...

Technology-enabled diagnosis by overseas radiologists

New Zealand: An acute dearth of radiologists in New Zealand has led the Hawkes Bay district health board to seek the assistance of radiologists worldwide; a scheme being tried out for the first time //to help ease out the mounting backlog of undiagnosed medical reports. The medical council is not t...

Indian, Iraqi Medics may Face Terror Stigma Overseas

Overseas doctors, especially Indians, Jordanians and Iraqis, will face prejudice in the wake of the June 29 and 30 failed bomb attacks in London and Glasgow. According to the medical journal Lancet, there is a danger of such incidents being used as an excuse to discriminate against oversea...

Yoga Enthusiasts Oppose Patenting Yoga Overseas

Angered and alarmed, a good number of yoga enthusiasts and experts in the capital are strongly opposing attempts of patenting yoga overseas. Reacting to recent reports of yet another application filed in the US for patenting yoga, experts here feel that the very idea of patenting knowledge...

The World of HD Video Conferencing is Now at VideoCentric - One-stop Comparisons of Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Emblaze-VCON and Aethra

..., added David Shimell. "By demonstrating and using them ourselves, we are better able to represent our customers concerns in discussions with our overseas manufacturers and better positioned to support the evolution of their unified communications (UC) networks in the future as such video technologies co...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...ed by the FDA in July 2009, did not contribute any U.S. revenues in the third quarter of fiscal 2009 and international sales were modest as the launch overseas was limited. Skeletal Health revenues, which include the Company's osteoporosis assessment, mini C-arm and MRI product lines, decr...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

...red. Would your travel insurance or PMI policy cover you for treatment overseas or if you needed to be repatriated? Travel insurance would cover treatment overseas and the costs of repatriation once you've recovered. As the Government reco...

New Policies Protect Employers, Workers Who Choose Global Health Care

...ed hospitals that treat American patients at prices far lower than those in the United States. "All hospitals in Companion Global Healthcare's overseas network are accredited by the Joint Commission International, and most have U.S. board-certified physicians on staff," Boucher said. "But unintended o...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

... Workforce Infrastructure in Support of People with Disabilities: Matching Human Resources to Service Needs Accessibility of United States overseas Development Projects and Embassies Improving Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Services for Marine Corps Family Members wi...

DaVita Donates Toys, Shoes and School Supplies for Army National Guard to Distribute in Iraq

... "These gifts went a long way to improve our cooperative relationship with the local leaders." Through DaVita's Startrooper program, soldiers overseas have received approximately 944 pieces of mail from loved ones in the states since June 2007. DaVita is a registered trademark of DaVita Inc....

Clinical Research Safety and Ethical Standards in Developing World Up to U.S. Levels, Report Says

... All governments take measures to foster the development of a clinical research infrastructure and encourage clinical research participation. overseas regulatory bodies recognize drug development as a global enterprise and that globalization leads to faster cures. All participants in clinical...

Sage Products Named a Top Five Medium Sized Company to Work For In America

...gh Sage has a global focus and product reach, all products are manufactured locally in Cary, Ill. "In a time when companies are shipping jobs overseas and relying on imported materials, we do it all right here," said founder and CEO Vince Foglia. "It's an enormous source of pride for us. Quality is e...

EngagementHealth(R) Launches Comprehensive Wellness Program with Store Kraft - 80% of Employees and Spouses Participate in Programs

...s has grown from a merchandise display manufacturer, weathering the Depression and World War II, producing military items in support of the war effort overseas to a leader at integrating RFID and Digital Access technology into interior fixtures, cabinets and furnishings. Upgrades to machinery and im...

Patients Beyond Borders Thailand Edition to Launch in September

... that have encouraged Thai and international tourists to experience the incredible variety of tourism destinations available. Thirty-five local and 22 overseas TAT offices disseminate Thailand tourism information worldwide, and extend a cordial invitation to everyone to see the beauty of Thailand. For m...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

... Central Institute for Microbiological Research) and one in Europe (Yakult Honsha European Research Center for Microbiology ESV). Since developing its overseas network in 1964, Yakult has expanded its business to 32 countries and territories. In addition to producing the internationally recognized probiotic ...

Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Be Ready for attracting Patients in States (Hold Korea Global Healthcare Conference with CKMP)

...nt Institute (President Kim, Bup-Wan, KHIDI) and Council for Korea Medicine overseas Promotion (President Sung, Sangchul, CKMP) will hold Korea Global Healthcar...nt Institute (President Kim, Bup-Wan, KHIDI) and Council for Korea Medicine overseas Promotion (President Sung, Sangchul, CKMP) will hold Korea Global Healthcar...

Influenza monitoring by the US military

...ording to the Institute of Medicine, "The DoDGlobal Emerging Infections System, through its avian influenza/pandemic influenza activities at the [DoD] overseas laboratories and headquarters, has contributed greatly to the development of laboratory and communications infrastructures within partner countries. B...

Central Florida is International Destination for Unique, State-of-the-Art Procedure to Treat Common Digestive Ailment

... Patient from Kuwait is first who has traveled overseas to U.S. for this innovative treatment of GERD, a condition suffered by millions of Americans. Surgeon performing procedure has highest success rate of...

Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study

...diseases. Ellen Jo Baron, PhD, professor of pathology at the medical school and senior author on the paper, wanted to do better. She's a veteran of overseas microbiology, having trained lab technicians from Botswana to Cambodia for more than a decade. "Up until the time I saw a hair sheep which I first...

Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress Predicts Worldwide Healthcare Travel Revenue to Hit US$100 Billion by 2012

... well businesses fully recognise the reliability and affordability of going overseas for medical procedures. Patients who choose to undergo treatments in Asia c...ongress is sponsored by Singapore Medicine, CKMP-Council for Korea Medicine overseas Promotion and National Healthcare Group. The event is also supported by Int...

Multivu Video Feed: JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore Testifies on the Need for Federal Funding for Type 1 Diabetes Research

...nk Freq: 3760 Horizontal Downlink Freq: 3760 Horizontal NEWS : 150 Children with Type 1 Diabetes from All Over the U.S. and overseas on Capitol Hill to Meet with Congress June 22-24 for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009 FORMAT: B-roll and Soundbites SOUNDBITES: ...

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

... is regularly and closely monitored. Soon after the Consumer Council report of their test result, samples of Perrier have been sent to both local and overseas external independent and certified laboratories for testing. All the testing results, be it historical or recent, are consistent with each other. ...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for June, 2009

... Workforce Infrastructure in Support of People with Disabilities: Matching Human Resources to Service Needs Accessibility of United States overseas Development Projects and Embassies Improving Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Services for Marine Corps Family Members ...

A Growing Number of Brits Cross the Atlantic for Donor Egg IVF Treatment at Shady Grove Fertility Center

...gg recipients. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090203/DC66439LOGO ) In a reversal of the medical tourism flow of Americans overseas in search of less costly elective medical procedures, many British fertility patients who need to use donor eggs rather than their own are flocking to...

Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda Dedicated 15 Years After Genocide to Provide Healing Community to African Orphans

...hat lends instant credibility to the project and inspires confidence in its overseas partner organizations and governments. The non-profit organization has a 9...s to rescue Jews in danger, provide relief to those in distress, revitalize overseas Jewish communities and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its mo...

Companion Global Healthcare Inc. Offers Additional Hospital Choices to Employers, Individuals Looking to Save on Fully Credentialed Health Care

...une 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical travel facilitator Companion Global Healthcare Inc. has added two internationally accredited hospitals to its overseas network, creating more options for its employer groups and individual clients seeking health care at prices far lower than those in the United States....

Singapore to Host Inaugural Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress

...ng the three-day exhibition. Healthcare Travel Exhibition and Congress 2009 is sponsored by Singapore Medicine, CKMP-Council for Korea Medicine overseas Promotion and National Healthcare Group. The event is also supported by International Enterprise Singapore, International Medical Travel Association (...

Two Ways to Tackle Tuberculosis

...statistician who contributed to the report. "To maximize the benefit of the overseas program depends on local control programs. We have an active outreach polic...blic health scare in 2007 when an Atlanta lawyer was believed to have flown overseas for a European honeymoon with the extensively drug-resistant version of the...
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