10 Steps to Affordable Health Care Overhaul: NCPA Proposes Reforms to Protect Choices, Control Costs and Preserve Access
DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To confront and resolve America's health care crisis, the most effective solution for Americans' well-being and budgets is to arm patients with more information and options, not increase spending, regulations and bureaucracy, according to the Na...
Health Reform Press Conference on June 18: Which Bills Will Preserve Privacy Rights and Patient Choice?
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health-privacy advocates and patient-choice supporters will discuss implications of federal health-reform bills at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Thursday, June 18 at 9:00 am. Health-policy experts will examine which proposed legislation...
Sleeping Helps Preserve Important Memories
Brain uses selective process to store most relevant information, study shows
THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep is good for your memory, but the sleeping brain seems to store only the most useful information, researchers have found.
Using data from a group of 44 college st...
'50 Nurses from 50 States' Visit Capitol Hill to Preserve Home Health Medicare Benefit for their Patients and All Americans
Nurses Urge Lawmakers to 'Help Us Choose Home' as Home Care Faces $13 Billion in Cuts; New Study Shows Home Care is Cost-Effective
WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, home care nurses representing all 50 states traveled to Capitol Hill, fighting to preserve
access to home care a...
Drug Combo Helps Larynx Cancer Patients Preserve Voice Box
Adding third medicine to standard therapy made the difference, researchers say
WEDNESDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- People with cancer of the larynx who received a three-drug chemotherapy combination were more likely to keep their larynx than those who received a two-drug treatment...
New Study Suggests Beta-Carotene Supplementation May Help Preserve Cognition in Men
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study conducted by Francine Grodstein, Sc.D., of Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School , Boston, men who take Beta-Carotene supplements for 15 years or longer may have less cognitive decline.
Two groups of ...
Farmers' Trans Fat Solution Efforts Preserve $700 Million Market
U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Dru...
Statewide Smoke-Free Law Must Be Comprehensive, Preserve Local Control and is Not a Substitute for a Significant Tobacco Tax Increase
FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of the American Lung Association, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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As the leading h...
Daniel J. Nevrivy, Ph.D., Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney, Launches New Law Firm Aimed at Helping Clients Preserve Their Capital
Daniel J. Nevrivy, Ph.D., a Washington, D.C. patent attorney, today announces the formation of Nevrivy Patent Law Group P.L.L.C., a law firm focused on biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent law that aims to help businesses, universities and inventors protect their intellectual property (IP) and...
Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight
Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests
FRIDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Maintaining good control over one's blood sugar levels can help people with type 1 diabetes better avoid retinopathy, a serious disorder that damages the eye's retina, resea...
Historic LASIK Surgery Performed on Quadriplegic Patient to Preserve his Communication Abilities
BERGENFIELD, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Abrue (30), a
quadriplegic patient who is dependent on a respirator since he was eight
years old, had a historic and highly successful LASIK procedure performed
by Drs. Jeffrey and Joseph Dello Russo. Eric fell from a monkey bar in a
The American Fertility Association Announces Plan to Help Young Women Preserve Fertility
NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association
introduces Manicures and Martinis, a new and innovative educational program
which brings young women together in a casual setting over manicures and
martinis while learning the "dos and don'ts" of preserving fertility. It's
AMA Calls On U.S. Senate to Pass H.R. 6331 Today to Preserve Seniors' Access to Care
WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Senate
prepares to vote on legislation that would stop current Medicare cuts to
physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) is calling on Senators
to cast a yes vote on H.R. 6331 to preserve
seniors' access to care. In
June, the ...
New ovarian stimulation technique offers more cancer patients the chance to preserve their fertility
Barcelona, Spain: Researchers have shown for the first time that it is possible to stimulate a woman's ovaries to produce eggs for collection during the final phase of the menstrual cycle. The finding offers the chance for more women who have been diagnosed with cancer to restore their fertility f...
Charities Form Alliance to Preserve and Improve Charity Bingo
Nonprofit groups depend on electronic bingo to fulfill the unmet needs of individuals, families, children and communities
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Charity
Alliance (CCA) today announced its formation to advocate for the use of
traditional and technolo...
New Report: Increasing Ohio's Tobacco Tax Would Fund Economic Stimulus Plan and Preserve Highly-Successful Tobacco Prevention Program
75-cent Per Pack Increase Would Help Raise $390 Million, Save 108,000
WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio leaders should
fund a proposed economic stimulus plan by increasing state tobacco taxes
instead of raiding tobacco prevention funds, recommends a report released...
Ginkgo Biloba Might Not Preserve Memory in Octogenarians
Study saw no clear benefit, but did see small number of strokes, mini-strokes
THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Ginkgo biloba, the popular herbal supplement widely promoted as a memory enhancer, offered no clear-cut protection against memory loss in octogenarians, a new study show...
Long Term Care Newsletter Helps Preserve Solvency & Sanity While Caring for Loved One
Subscriptions Available Free from LTC Financial Partners
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If you suddenly have to care
for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing.
Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved
one's daily nee...
Office of Administration Announces Plan to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Current, Future Retired Commonwealth Employees
Benefits Will Not be Cut; Plan Changes Will Reduce Cost Increases by $94 Million a Year HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of
Administration today announced changes to the commonwealth Retired
Employees Health Program (REHP) that will p...
Congressional Community Pharmacy Coalition To Protect Community Pharmacies and Preserve Patient Access
Co-Chairs Are Reps. Berry, Moran, McMorris Rodgers, and Weiner
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today applauds the official launch
of the bipartisan Congressional Community Pharmacy Coalition. The
Homecare Workers to Supervisors: Preserve Care of our Most Vulnerable
Caregivers Ask Yolo County Board to Access State Funding
WOODLAND, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Homecare workers urged the
Yolo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to increase funding for In-Home
Supportive Services, in order to protect the lifesaving care they provide
Antioxidants Preserve Cone Cells In the Eye
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University were fruitful in preventing the progress of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using the combination of chemicals such// as vitamin E, alpha-lipoic acid and other antioxidant.
Experiments using mice in the treatment of retinal degeneration was very successful....
Jharkhand Govt Tie Up With Ramdev To Preserve Rare Herbal Plants
A herbarium will be set up in Jharkhand to preserve
the rare herbal plants that are on the verge of extinction. The government has tied up with yoga guru Ramdev in setting up the herbarium.//
The Tribal Research Institute (TRI) in the state will set up the herbarium at Bariatu in Ranchi with an...
Olive Oil Found To Preserve Cardiovascular Health by Improving Function
Time and over again, the good health benefits of Olive Oil has been argued by dieticians and doctors. A new study conducted has revealed that it may preserve
the cardiovascular health as well owing to the high concentration of phenolic compounds//.
Researchers from Spain compared the effects o...
MRI, To Detect Remodeling Of Heart and Help Preserve Function
MRI is a noninvasive technique that produces high-quality images of structures and other internal organs inside the body. The technology's applications and image quality have grown steadily since MRI was introduced into medicine in the 1990s. //
It is now possible to tag the work of millions ...
Women with borderline ovarian tumors can still preserve their fertility
Women with borderline ovarian tumors can still preserve
their fertility// through conservative surgery. In one of the largest study on women with borderline ovarian tumors show that women can preserve
their ability to have a child by getting only one ovary removed.
Borderline ovarian tumors ar...
Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready
...costs to the overall health care system. These lab results inform up to 70% of all medical decision-making and it is critical that health care reform preserve
the ability for seniors to get these tests."
Not only will seniors be burdened with paying for these tests, the administrative burden on the he...
U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines
... Experts urge federal government to preserve
FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Only two of 2...would make them less useful than newer lines.
Future NIH policies should preserve
scientists' ability to continue work on the well-studied lines while also e...
Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research
...ies of uninfected and naturally infected sooty mangabeys, "Yerkes has a unique resource for AIDS vaccine research and every effort needs to be made to preserve
and expand this colony of animals."
For nearly eight decades, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, has been dedicated to ...
Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009
... loss, as well as nursing and rehabilitative services. Sunrise's senior living services are delivered by staff trained to encourage the independence, preserve
the dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of residents. To learn more about Sunrise, please visit http://www.sunriseseniorliving...
Outsourcing of IT Requirements by Healthcare Organisations Promotes All-Round Benefits, Says Frost & Sullivan
...ing has become increasingly common and provides organisations of all sizes with access to the kinds of IT systems and expertise that was once only the preserve
of the elite. The changing demands and trends in healthcare are forcing healthcare organisations to acknowledge the increasing role that outsourcing c...
Hispanic Alliance Urges Congress to Work Through Recess on Health
...e access to quality health care at a price they can afford with tax credits to help the working poor and small employers afford health insurance
Americans' ability to select the doctors, specialists and hospitals of our choice
Increase consumers' access to innovations like Health Savings ...
In Letter to Congress, NORD Urges Action on Healthcare Reform
...not allow the perfect to be the enemy of the good. To be clear, though, we also strongly believe that failure to act is an explicit policy choice to preserve
the unacceptable status quo. Such a choice has dire access and cost consequences that are intolerable for individuals, families, and the country. ...
Living Green Marketplace Announces the Cancer Care Wellness Box to Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients During Medical Treatment
...d strives to offer natural products that meet strict criteria of being healthy for humans, eco-friendly for the earth, and sustainably manufactured to preserve
natural resources for future generations.
CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million
...pulmonary heart valve post-clearance study requested by the FDA may not provide the expected positive results, our products and tissues we process and preserve
have allegedly caused and may in the future cause injury to patients, and we have been and may be exposed to tissue processing and product liability c...
Northside Medical Center Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement with Forum Health
...dvance professional nursing in Ohio in service of quality health care. As a union representing Registered Nurses, YDGNA was established to promote and preserve
improvements in employment conditions and standards of professional practice; promote adherence to the Code of Ethics established by the American Nurs...
Sen. Tom Daschle, Rep. Jason Altmire, Healthcare Experts Tout Homecare as Cost-Effective Solution in the Healthcare Reform Process
...fiscally conservative Blue Dog Democrat in Congress, spoke about the role of home medical services and equipment in healthcare reform. "We're going to preserve
what works in our current system, first and foremost, and one of the things that works best in the current system is homecare. And if you look at wha...
The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters
...and safety. We are happy to partner with the IAFF and Mr. Mantooth to introduce this special CO education and outreach campaign to save the lives and preserve
the health of all fire fighters from the potentially life-threatening effects of CO."
(1) Bledsoe, BE: "The Perils of CO" FireRescue Magazine...
SOWSIA's Inpatient EHR Solution Gets '08 CCHIT Certification
...ations delivered on the Healthcare Operating System (HCOS) also allows hospitals to leverage their current investments in legacy systems so they could preserve
their best of breed solutions and still be able to bridge the information gaps these antiquated solutions leave behind. We've always had IT within the...
University HealthSystem Consortium Recognized as a Company That Cares for Sixth Year in a Row
In addition to meeting these standards, UHC organized successful community service initiatives in 2008:
Cleaning the York Woods Forest preserve
in Oak Brook, Ill
Collecting school supplies as part of the Kits for Kidz program for children attending Chicago public schools