Americans United for Life Applauds Fourth Circuit Protecting Women and Children by Upholding Virginia Partial Birth Abortion Statute
WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a 6-5 decision in Richmond Medical Center v. Herring , the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth infanticide -- a law that mirrors the federal ban on partial-birth abortion.
Americans United for Life (...
Mayo Genomic Discovery: Protecting Kidney Function During Heart Failure
ROCHESTER, Minn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic cardiology researchers have found a peptide that helps preserve and improve kidney function during heart failure, without affecting blood pressure. Earlier variations of this peptide caused blood pressure to drop limiting the pot...
While the Dangers of Sun Exposure are Widely Understood Americans Fall Short of Adequately Protecting Themselves from the Sun
NEUTROGENA(R) Releases Results of Sun Protection Survey
LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, so why did 60% of American adults report that they rarely or never put on sunscreen ? NEUTROGENA (R) , the #1 dermatologist reco...
After House Committee Chairs Meet on Health Reform, Long Term Care Leaders Say Rescinding Bush-Era Medicare Regulation Critical to Protecting Jobs, Preserving Quality Eldercare
Administration's FY 2010 Budget Must be Aligned With Nation's Broader Economic, Health Policy Goals
WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Education and Labor Committee Chair...
From SARS to Swine Flu: Protecting Your Dental / Medical Practice
PITTSBURGH, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As of April 29, 2009, human cases of Swine Flu have been confirmed in the USA, Mexico, Canada and six other countries worldwide and have been suspected in many other nations. Deaths have been reported in the US and Mexico.
The World Health Organization warned...
Upside-down world: DNA protecting protein helps cancer drug to kill cells
Some DNA repair enzymes can become double-edged swords If they work too slowly, they can block necessary cell maintenance and contribute to cell death. This could explain the somewhat mysterious success of the widely used cancer drug 5-Fluorouracil (5FU) and help clinicians to predict patient's r...
Kaiser Permanente Recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Commitment to Protecting Environment
Award Honors Environmental Leaders in Western States
OAKLAND, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Kaiser Permanente today for its commitment to environmental protection at the agency's 11th annual awards ceremony in San Francisco.
April Rain is Protecting Skin with The Launch of Day Rainew
This April, the showers are bringing more than May flowers. April Rain® is springing to life the skin of women and men everywhere with the launch of their brand new product, Day Rainew®. April Rain® is lighting up faces and protecting
smiles with the super-defense of Day Rainew®...
Saving Money While Protecting Your Health in Tough Economic Times
Milwaukee MD Saves Patients Money and Improves Health With Advanced but Affordable Diagnostics
MILWAUKEE, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- To save you money and save your health in these tough economic times, your physician may need to be part medical detective as well as a skilled medical doctor. ...
South Dakota Becomes 24th State to Meet American Lung Association Smokefree Air Challenge by Passing Legislation Protecting All Workers from Secondhand Smoke
CHICAGO, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, South Dakota residents have reason to celebrate. South Dakota is now officially the 24th state in the nation, and the first in 2009 to pass a comprehensive smokefree workplace law protecting
virtually everyone from secondhand smoke, in bo...
Illinois Hospital Association Commends Governor for Protecting Health Care in State Budget Proposal
NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) today lauded Governor Pat Quinn for making health care a top priority in his state budget proposal for fiscal year 2010 and for not cutting critically needed Medicaid funding that supports care for more t...
Coalition to Protect Senior Care Urges Obama Administration to Support Frontline Caregivers by Protecting Medicare Funding in FY 2010 Budget Blueprint
Nation's Nursing Home Caregivers Urge Pursuit of Consistent, Logical Policy in Regard to Boosting LTC Jobs, Protecting
Seniors' Care Quality
JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national coalition of front line caregivers today urged the Obama Administration to build upon its s...
New Report Finds Missouri is Falling Behind in Protecting Kids From Tobacco
More than 1-in-5 Missouri kids smoke; 8,500 more become regular smokers each year
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-in-five Missouri kids smoke cigarettes and another 8,500 will become regular smokers each year, according to a newly-released report that calls on sta...
National Front Line Caregiver Group Urges Senate Leaders to Support Grassley Amendment Protecting Seniors' Care, Assuring Stability of Nation's Long Term Care Workforce
JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new letter sent today to the U.S. Senate Leadership and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, the Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) urged support for the Grassley Amendment to the pending economic stimulus bill,...
Catholic Charities USA Praises Congress for Protecting Health Care for Low-income Children
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, issued the following statement on the reauthorization and expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), a state-federal partnership that covers children from low-income...
THCA: Protecting Seniors, Respecting Taxpayers the Right Agenda for Texas
As Legislative Session Opens, THCA Says Investment in Medicaid Should be Key Health Policy Priority
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saying that a new Speaker of the Texas House in Austin and a new President of the United States in Washington, D.C. has created new and excitin...
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Mylan's Specialty Division, Dey L.P., Three Additional Patents Protecting Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL )
today announced that its subsidiary Dey L.P. has been issued several
additional U.S. patents protecting
the company's Perforomist(R) Inhalation
Solution, a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment.
New approaches to protecting transplanted organs make first steps toward patients
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Methods used by the body to selectively suppress the immune response may help make organ transplants safer and more effective, according to scientists.
"If you like, what we are trying to do is make every tissue transplant much more like a fetus," said Dr. Andrew L. Mellor, direc...
Innovatech Labs, Assisting Companies in Adhering to Halogen-Free Manufacturing Standards Aimed at Protecting the Environment
Ion Chromatography tests deployed on electronic components to determine levels of halogens
Minneapolis (PRWEB) November 25, 2008 -- www.innovatechlabs.com - Innovatech Labs, a leading materials testing laboratory, is helping companies adhere to halogen-free manufact...
Lumension Security to Host Industry Webinar on Protecting Vital Business Data
Webinar Addresses Everyday USB Security Threats and Ways Companies Can Prevent Data Leakage with Lumension Security's Data Protection Solution
Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) October 16, 2008 -- In today's borderless enterprise, sensitive information is more at risk to externa...
Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step With Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids From Flu
Flu Vaccination Awareness Campaign Addresses Knowledge Gap, Educates Americans that Electing a President is Not the Only Important Choice to Make this Fall
Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2008 -- A new survey of parents of eight-to-17-year olds shows that vaccinatio...
VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc., Announces That Its Associate, Private Access, Will Be Partnering with Genetic Alliance To Accelerate Medical Research While Protecting Privacy
Private Access and Genetic Alliance Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Medical Research While Protecting
Through an innovative public/private partnership, Private Access will launch its suite of web-based privacy management and clinical trials recruitment tool...
Rise of Global Deaths and Chronic Diseases Leads to Summit on Protecting Global Employee Health
American Cancer Society Convenes Global Companies, Health Care
Professionals, Harvard School of Public Health and World Economic Forum to Develop New Global Smoke-free and Wellness Programs
BOSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, leaders of major
AHCA-Alliance Praise Bush Administration for Reversing Planned Medicare Cuts, Protecting Seniors
Senate, House Members Demonstrate Strong, Bipartisan Leadership in
Helping to Avert $770 Million FY 2009 Cut in Medicare Funding for Care of
WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Care
Association (AHCA) and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home ...
AARP, Texas Medical Association Join Forces to Urge Passage of Bill Protecting Access to Doctors and Improving Medicare
Groups representing doctors and beneficiaries criticize Senators
Hutchison and Cornyn for blocking bill to protect access to doctors and
AUSTIN, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Texas joined
forces today with the Texas Medical Association to urge Senators Kay...
National Patient Advocate Foundation Applauds Senators Lautenberg and Brown for Protecting Health Care Coverage for At-Risk Children
Children's Health Protection Act Will End Pre-Existing Condition
Limitations For Children and Safeguard Access To Care for Those With
WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient
Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- a national, non-profit organization dedic...
Protect Your Eyes in Style: Cinzia Designs Offers Top Tips for Protecting Your Eyes This Summer
- With Sun Safety Week Right Around the Corner, Cinzia Designs Founder
Cynthia Shapiro Reveals the Importance in Protecting
Your Eyes ... In Style -
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinzia Designs announces the
Top 5 Tips for protecting
your eyes in ...
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Governor Phil Bredesen for Leadership in Protecting Tennesseans from Dangers of Tobacco Use
Bredesen to Receive "Champion Award" Tonight at Campaign's Annual Gala
WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for
Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen
with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his leadership in the fight
to reduce ...
Workers With No Healthcare Protecting Kaiser Facilities, Security Contractor May Be Misleading California's Largest Healthcare Provider
Many Inter-Con Security Officers Report They Don't Have Healthcare, 41%
Surveyed Say Can't Afford Family Health Insurance Plan
OAKLAND, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the heart of
California's leading healthcare provider, Kaiser Permanente, an increasing
number of security off...
InsureMyTrip.Com's Travel Insurance Tips for Protecting Your Summer Vacation
WARWICK, R.I., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a weakened economy, a
challenging airline industry, and sky rocketing fuel prices, Americans
aren't giving up their summer vacation plans, travel industry experts
observe; but they are scaling back.
CNA/NNOC Wins Key Legal Decision Protecting Right of Public Employees to Strike
Ruling Also Upholds Rights of 10,000 University of California RNs to Bargain Over Improved Patient Safety
OAKLAND, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In a huge victory for public
employees, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing
Committee today won a majo...
American Lung Association Applauds Energy and Commerce Committee for its Strong Commitment to Protecting Public Health From the Dangers of Tobacco
Life-saving Legislation Is Now Ready for Action on the House Floor
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a
statement by Bernadette A. Toomey, President and CEO, American Lung
The American Lung Association applauds the U.S. House of
Anthem Blue Cross Announces Initiative Aimed at Preventing Serious Medical Errors; Company Committed to Protecting Members' Health and Finances by Not Reimbursing Major Preventable Adverse Events
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross
announced today process changes for its hospital network to be implemented
this year. The changes will include reimbursement modifications and are
aimed at eliminating preventable adverse events as defined by the Centers
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin Announces Initiative Aimed at Preventing Serious Medical Errors; Company Committed to Protecting Members' Health and Finances by Not Reimbursing Major Preventable Adverse Events
MILWAUKEE, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue
Shield in Wisconsin announced today process changes for its hospital
network to be implemented this year. The changes will include reimbursement
modifications and are aimed at eliminating preventable adverse events as
Independent Pharmacies Protecting You and Your Medications
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is
an op-ed by Stephen L. Giroux, RPh, President of the National Community
With a renewed national spotlight on prescription drug abuse,
especially among teenagers, it is important to note as well th...
Congressman Walberg Awarded for Protecting Medicare Choices
WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The office of
Congressman Walberg was recently given the Medicare Choices Leadership
Award for voting against huge cuts in Medicare that would significantly
limit health care choices for seniors. Rep. Walberg received the award from
The Coalition ...
UB's bioblower closer to protecting soldiers from biological attack
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A powerful air sterilization technology developed at the University at Buffalo has killed every biological agent with which it has been challenged, including airborne spores, viruses and bacteria in independent tests conducted for the U.S. Department of Defense.
A prototype pro...
SfN releases 'Best Practices for Protecting Researchers and Research'
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN), the worlds largest organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system, today released a new document to help
improve the protection of academic researchers, including, but not limited to, those who face
intimidation, harassment, and...
Medicare Cuts in Bush Budget 'Shortsighted, Far Off the Mark' in Protecting Seniors' Long Term Care Needs, Sustaining Nursing Home Quality Gains
Cuts Endanger Seniors, Undermine Effort to Make Medicare Post-Acute
Benefit More Rational
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Quality
Nursing Home Care characterized the Bush Administration's FY 2009 budget
blueprint released today as "far off the mark," and said...
Therapist to Young Hollywood Says Industry Needs to Take More Responsibility for Protecting Stars' Mental Health
Former Olympic Coach Now Works to Help Hollywood 'Stay Sane'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebecca Roy, M.A.,
former coach of Olympic athletes, is helping young Hollywood "Stay Sane in
an Insane Industry." It isn't an easy task.