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DaVita Only Dialysis Provider Named on EPA's FORTUNE 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

DENVER, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc.(NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced the company has been ranked 39th on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) FORTUNE 500 List as...

The Healing Power of Art, Dance and Expression

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The calming strokes of a paint brush and the expression of dance and movement have an incredible ability to soothe, heal and inspire. Experiential and expressive therapies, such as art therapy, dance and movement therapy and equine therapy, have...

Convection Cooled 350-Watt Open Frame Power Supply Meets Medical and Industrial Safety Standards

CHICAGO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- International Components Corporation (ICC), an established global leader in designing and manufacturing portable rechargeable systems, today launched a new series of high-efficiency AC-DC open-frame, single-output power supplies. The new 350-watt series, desig...

Technology Collaborative Launches Online Game to Exercise Brain Power of People with Multiple Sclerosis

Gamers Engage Memory, Attention, Processing Skills NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MS Technology Collaborative has created a new way for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) to exercise their brain power. The Collaborative, an alliance of Bayer...

The Power of Functional Foods is the Key to Fi Asia-China's Success

SHANGHAI,, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fi Asia-China, China's premiere event for professionals in the food ingredients industry, once again welcomed the world to Shanghai, China on 23-25 June, 2009. Building on the successful launch of Health ingredients (Hi) and Natural ingredients (Ni) last ye...

Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rebuke to the status quo in a deregulated trucking market, the Oakland Commission acknowledged a critical need for Congress to modernize transportation policy so the Port has the legal authority to set and enforce trucking industry standards ...

Major New Report Establishes Effective Methods of Enhancing and Preserving Brain Power as We Age

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Association for Psychological Science: In 1900, only 4.1 percent of U.S. citizens were older than 65; in 2000 that number had jumped to 12.6 percent; and by the year 2030, 20 percent of our population could...

Deploying the Power of Music to Save Lives West Africa's Most Beloved Singer Raises His Voice to End Malaria

DAKAR, Senegal, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-famous singer Youssou Ndour has a voice that is recognized across the globe. Now he's using that voice to amplify the fight against malaria in his home country of Senegal with a new song "Xeex Sibbiru" ("Fight Malaria" in Wolof) an...

The power of prayer?

Waltham, Mass.Health and religion have always been intertwined, most obviously through prayer on behalf of the sick. Does intercessory prayer for sick people actually help heal them? For thousands of years some people have believed so. But new Brandeis University research in the Journal of Religi...

Anthony Robbins Coming to San Jose, CA July 30 - August 2, 2009 Presenting Unleash The Power Within(R)

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Robbins, creator of the #1 personal and professional development system of all time and star of a new NBC life-changing reality series, will present his transformational event, Unleash The Power Within (R) , in San Jose, CA at the San Jose McEner...

Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR ), a provider of optical components for industrial applications, has entered the eye-safe wavelength market with laser diode single emitter and bar products emitting at around 1.5 micrometer (um). The new long-wavelen...

Minnesota Health Plans Select IGI and ORBIT(R) to Power First State-Mandated Shift to Standardized, Electronic Data Exchange between Plans and Providers

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota has become the first state in the nation to cut red tape by requiring all health care providers to electronically submit insurance claims to health plans, using a single set of data standards. The law, referred to as the E3 Initiative, will also r...

80th Anniversary Power of Possibilities Breakfast Honors the Children's Center of Wayne County

DETROIT, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the 80th anniversary of The Children's Center of Wayne County's service to children and families in Midtown Detroit, a Power of Possibilities Breakfast is being held on May 21, 2009 at the Westin Book Cadillac. (Logo: http://www.new...

DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership

Program Offsets Carbon Footprint at DaVita's Six Corporate Business Offices EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced that the company is th...

EaglePicher Medical Power Announces New Li/CFx Battery Technology

Enhanced design now features End-of-Life capability and longer life PLANO, Texas, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- EaglePicher Medical Power, LLC, a leading supplier of batteries for implantable medical devices, today announced the introduction of its enhanced Lithium Carbon Monofluoride (Li/CFx) batte...

New study finds Power Plate exercise aids in weight loss, reduction of harmful visceral fat

Irvine, CA (May 11, 2009) New research presented at the 17th European Congress on Obesity (ECO) suggests that exercise done on Power Plate vibration plate exercise machines in conjunction with a healthy diet may help people lose weight and trim harmful belly fat. The study [Note: 1], conducted...

New Study Finds Power Plate(R) Exercise Aids in Weight Loss, Reduction of Harmful Visceral Fat

IRVINE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented at the 17th European Congress on Obesity (ECO) suggests that exercise done on Power Plate(R) vibration plate exercise machines in conjunction with a healthy diet may help people lose weight and trim harmful belly fat. The study(...

Early Childhood Funding is Focus of Star Power Event

1,000 supporters to gather May 21 at Capitol to meet with legislators LANSING, Mich., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One thousand parents, children and other early childhood investment supporters are expected at the Capitol Thursday, May 21, to tell state legislators that funding for our youngest cit...

Kaiser Permanente Receives Top Marks in 2009 J.D. Power and Associates Study

Kaiser Permanente leads health plans in member satisfaction in four key geographic regions OAKLAND, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that its members in four geographic regions rated the organization's health plans highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D....

Penn study examines power of exercise to prevent breast cancer

(PHILADELPHIA) A new federally funded University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine study aims to learn whether women at high risk of breast cancer can use exercise to meaningfully reduce their risk of getting the disease. Building on evidence that reducing estrogen in the body reduces cancer ris...

J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Satisfaction with Health Plans is Notably Lower among Individual Purchasers and Small Employer Members

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Health plan members who individually purchase their plans or work for small employers are considerably less satisfied with their health plan experience, compared with health plan members who work for larger organizations, according to the J.D. Powe...

Digital Power Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Year Ended December 31, 2008

FREMONT, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE Amex: DPW ) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2008. Digital Power reported net income of $142,000 for the three months ended December 3l, 2008, ...

NoiseBuster(R) Safeguards Hearing by Utilizing Cutting-Edge Technology to Attenuate Power Equipment Noise

Professional-Grade NoiseBuster Active Noise Reduction Earmuff Delivers Best Hearing Protection WILTON, Conn., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The NoiseBuster Active Noise Reduction ("ANR") Safety Earmuff is specifically designed to reduce the noise generated by lawn, landscape and garden power equip...

The Power of a Tiny Microscopic Plant Found To Reduce Computer Eye Strain

BURLINGTON, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with the computer age comes the age of eye fatigue. As we sit for endless hours staring at our computer (whether at work or leisure), we develop a host of symptoms and resulting complaints. Burning achy eyes, headache, blurry vision, stiff shoulde...

Convection Cooled 150-Watt Open Frame Power Supply Meets Medical and Industrial Safety Standards

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- International Components Corporation (ICC), an established global leader in designing and manufacturing portable rechargeable systems, today launched a new series of high-efficiency AC-DC open-frame, single output power supplies. The new 150-watt series, designed ...

'Conversations with Self: Discovering the Power of Your Inner Voice': Discover How to Find and Listen to an Inner Voice That Is Encouraging and Helpful

ARVADA, Colo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Each day we have countless conversations with ourselves, and if we really listen to them, we discover that much of what we say to ourselves is critical, judgmental, and often unforgiving. We seem to expect perfection, and if we don't get it, we tend to make e...

BD Ranks 23rd on EPA's Fortune 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

Energy purchase supports new development of clean renewable resources FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BD, a leading global medical technology company, announced today that for the first time it appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Fortune 500 list of gre...

Elpac Power System 150-Watt Commercial External Power Supply Features Industry-Leading Efficiency and Power Density

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- International Components Corporation (ICC), an established global leader in designing and manufacturing portable rechargeable systems, today launched a new series of high-efficiency AC-DC external power adapters benefiting a broad range of feature-rich electronic d...

BioSpace to Power 2009 BIO Career Fair

World's leading life science Career Fair company to power recruitment event for 2009 BIO International Convention Englewood, CO (PRWEB) February 12, 2009 -- BioSpace , the world's leading life science career network and an onTargetjobs company, announced today that it ...

Caremark Customer Care Centers Recognized for Customer Satisfaction Excellence by J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program(SM)

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) announced today that its Caremark Customer Care Centers have again been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence by J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program(SM). This is the third time that the Com...

Vitamin D tied to muscle power in adolescent girls

Chevy Chase, MDVitamin D is significantly associated with muscle power and force in adolescent girls, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism ( JCEM ). Although vitamin D is naturally produced in the body thro...

The Healing Power of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil Now Available Down Under

Australian company joins growing list of Ancient Minerals international distributors. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2009 -- LL Magnetic Clay, Inc. announced today that Australian company Rejuve Health Products Pty Ltd. has entered into an agreement to market and dis...

Red Cross Offers Warmth, Shelter as Storm Cuts Power Across the Country

BLOOD DONATIONS DOWN; CALL OUT FOR BLOOD DONORS WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross provided warmth and shelter for almost 500 people overnight whose homes were without power from the winter storm that has pummeled its way across the eastern half of the count...

Emerson Network Power Introduces High Density AC-DC Adapters for Medical Applications

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, has announced the release of its DA12-M series wall mount switching adapters, designed specifically for medical and information technology equipment (ITE) applications. ...

The SCOOTER Store Donates Two Power Chairs for Senior Worshippers at Large Charlotte Church

Gift's 'Immediate Impact' Benefits Elderly Parishioners Who Struggle with Mobility CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a recent Sunday, a thundering applause filled the massive worship hall of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church as 1,500 members rose to their feet to celebrat...

Minnesota Power Selects InStep's eDNA Historian Software for Enterprise Operational and Asset Health Related Data Management

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- InStep Software, LLC, a leading provider of real-time software products and solutions, announced today that Minnesota Power, a division of Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE, Inc, has selected InStep's eDNA historian software to support their enterprise power delivery r...

CCF Connects Parents With Their Children Through the Power of a Memory

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen-year old Musa was only two when he became an orphan after both of his parents lost their battle with AIDS. After their death, Musa first went to live with his widowed, maternal grandmother and then with his Aunt Hadija. Although t...

Healing Power Inc. Introduces New Web Site with 14 New Ayurvedic Products to Promote a Healthier Life

Following the unrivaled success of the diabetes pill DBCare®, Healing Power has introduced a new web site with 14 new products to help alleviate physical and mental ailments such as blood pressure, allergies and bad cholesterol amongst others. Queens, NY (PRWEB) Dec...

Mayo Clinic researchers find tamoxifen's power comes from endoxifen

SAN ANTONIO - Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that a chemical known as endoxifen appears to be the primary metabolite responsible for the effectiveness of tamoxifen in treating breast cancer, and that it works against cancer in an entirely unexpected way. Their study, being presented at...

Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year'

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ian Smith's 50 Million Pound Challenge, the free national health initiative launched April 2007 to rally Americans to come together to 'Give up the pounds, not the fight,' is on track to top the 3 million pounds lost milestone this month. To celebrate the prog...
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