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On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying ...

Ochsner Health System Relies on Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Immediate Protection and Lower Complexity

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704), announced today that Ochsner Health System, a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare delivery system, relies on Trend Micro(TM) Enterprise Security, a tightly integrated offering of content security p...

ID Experts Offers Breach Prevent for Healthcare: A High-Touch, Affordable Solution for HITECH Data Breach Protection and Compliance

BEAVERTON, Ore., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts((R)), the leader in data breach prevention and remediation, today announced Breach Prevent for Healthcare, a customizable set of services designed specifically for healthcare organizations to easily and cost-effectively comply with the ...

Great Expressions Dental Centers, Inc. Offers Free Membership and Up to 35% Off Dental Care With the Great Expressions Smile Protection Program

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Expressions Dental Centers, Inc. and Dental Health Group (Great Expressions) is offering free membership into the Great Expressions Smile Protection Program to all individuals and families that have lost their dental benefits. The...

Medizone International, Inc. Has Filed for Patent Protection for Its AsepticSure(TM) Hospital Sterilization System

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following months of engineering development and laboratory research Medizone (MZEI.PK) has filed what it believes to be a very solid patent application for the Company's lead product AsepticSure(TM). Medizone's CEO Edwin Marshall stated, ...

Supergoop! Award-Winning SPF 30 Sunscreen & Skin Protection Lotion Featured On The Today Show

Supergoop! Featured On The Today Show (PRWEB) July 7, 2009 -- The TODAY Show's roving weather star, Al Roker, has packed up his Penske truck once again to hit the road for the annual "Lend a Hand" trip. In its eighth consecutive year, "Lend a Han...

Get Long-Term Care Protection Now; Don't Wait for Health Reform, Industry Leader Advises

Denise Gott Gives Five Reasons for Immediate Action KIRKLAND, Wash., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting i...

Dr. Juan Carlos Cobo Newly-Elected Chair of the Mutual Protection Trust Board of Trustees

LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Viejo general surgeon Juan Carlos Cobo, MD , F.A.C.S. is the newly-elected Chair of the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT) Board of Trustees. MPT is the medical professional liability provider for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP). Dr. Co...

Mutual Protection Trust Earns Fourth A+ Rating From A.M. Best

LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced that the exceptional financial strength of its core product, the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT), has again earned an A+ (Superior) Rating from A.M. Best Company, a global full-service credit rati...

Abbott Announces Launch of Next-Generation Embolic Protection System

Emboshield NAV6(TM) Demonstrates Abbott's Continued Leadership in Carotid Therapy ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) today announced the launch of the sixth-generation Emboshield NAV6(TM) Embolic Protection System for use in carotid artery stenting proc...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

Immediate Funds to Improve Care and Protection of Migrant Children in South Africa NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney , Don Cheadle , Matt Damon , Brad Pitt , producer Jerry We...

International Food Protection Training Institute to Deliver Inaugural Training Course to Food Safety Regulators

'Managing Retail Food Safety,' SET FOR July 14-16 BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) announced today that it will deliver its inaugural training course -- the FDA's "Managing Retail Food Safety" -- on July 14-16, 2009 at ...

Passage of Illinois House Bill 2290 Adds Crucial Due Process Protection Governing Sterilization of Adults With Disabilities

Equip for Equality's Judicial Victory Leads to Legislative Reform for Adults with Disabilities Under Guardianship CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation to ban the sterilization of adults with disabilities under guardianship...

Stem cell transplant in mouse embryo yields heart protection in adulthood

Rochester, Minn. May 14, 2009 - Stem cells play a role in heart muscle rejuvenation by attracting cells from the body that develop into heart muscle cells. They have been successfully used to halt or reverse cardiac injury following heart attack, but not to prevent injury before it occurs. A ...

AMTA Applauds Craigslist Decision, Calls for Protection of Massage Therapists

EVANSTON, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Massage Therapy Association(R) (AMTA(R)) views the decision by Craigslist to remove its 'erotic services' section as an opportunity to clarify for the public that prostitutes who claim to provide massage are not massage therapists. "The public a...

Think Eye Protection This Season and All Year-Round

Proper Eyecare and Eyewear Can Minimize Risk of Injury and Improve Your Vision and Your Game PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports enthusiasts -- athletes and spectators alike -- are beginning to spend more time outdoors this season on athletic fields, tracks and golf courses -- ...

President Obama, Sens. Kennedy & Baucus: Don't Buy Insurer 'Compromise' for Bush-era Plan to Gut State Consumer Protection Laws

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama and U.S. Senate health care reform leaders must not override state consumer protection laws as suggested by health insurers last week, a move long-supported by insurers and the Bush Administration, said Consumer Watchdog in a letter to ...

Cleanose Personal Air Filters Offer Added Protection From Inhaled Viruses/ Swine Flu/ H1N1 and Other Inhaled Dangers

As citizens search to protect themselves from the swine flu virus, one of the best protections may actually be right under our nose. Bringing help to the airlines and general public during this crisis New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) May 2, 2009 -- With the world facing the ...

New G1G Student Medical Insurance and Student Fee Protection Now on StuFund Web Site

G1G Travel Insurance and Student Funding Group team up to ensure international students can travel safely; Tuition Fee protection programs also added for families. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2009 -- With a rise in interest from students and faculty across the globe ...

IAEA calls for enhanced radiation protection of patients

Vienna, EMBARGOED UNTIL WEDNESDAY - 29. APRIL 2009 AT 13.00 CET -- Advances in medical imaging techniques are allowing doctors to detect hidden diseases and make ever more accurate diagnoses. But radiation safety experts at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) say that overuse of hig...

Brassica Protection Products LLC Safety Statement

BALTIMORE, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 26, the FDA posted on its site ( www.FDA.gov ), a warning to consumers about possible contamination of alfalfa sprouts with Salmonella serotype Saintpaul. FDA has not requested a recall at this time. It is important for consumers, the me...

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. The EPA'...

Health Alliance Announces First Fracture Protection Program for Actonel(R) (risedronate sodium) Tablets

URBANA, Ill., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Alliance Medical Plans, Inc., a leading provider-sponsored health insurer, covering more than 310,000 members in Illinois and Iowa, has announced an innovative Fracture Protection Pilot Program, in cooperation with the Alliance for Better Bone Health, ...

Eye Protection is Essential for Texas Athletes

State's largest group of eye physicians recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries AUSTIN, Texas, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Ste...

Eye Protection is Essential for Oklahoma Athletes

Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries OKLAHOMA CITY , April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was ...

Autism Society of America Joins MedicAlert Foundation to offer MedicAlert(R) + Safe and Sound(R) - 24-Hour Comprehensive Protection System

Program designed to benefit individuals with autism and their families TURLOCK, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autism Society of America (ASA), the leading grassroots autism organization and MedicAlert, a leader in providing identification and emergency medical information service...

Winners of the 2009 URAC Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards Announced

Recognizes Innovative Consumer-Focused Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC, the nation's first accrediting body for Pharmacy Quality Management, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Best Practices in Health Care C...

Your Home May Be Harming You: Environmental Protection Agency States Indoor Environments Are 5-20 Times More Polluted Than Outdoors

AIRMD Advises Homeowners and Businesses to Test For Indoor Air Quality to Create Better Health BOCA RATON, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent report, the Florida Department of Health has received many complaints from homeowners throughout the state of Florida stating the drywall in t...

Bishops' Pro-Life Official 'Gravely Concerned' Over Threat to HHS Conscience Protection Regulation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deirdre McQuade, spokesperson on abortion and related issues at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, commented today on reports that the Obama administration is moving to rescind a federal regulation that implements longstanding federal statutes p...

IMPACT Study Demonstrates That Longer Prophylactic Therapy With Valcyte(R) (Valganciclovir Hydrochloride Tablets) Increases Protection Against CMV - the Most Serious Viral Infection Affecting Transplant Patients

Doubling duration of Valcyte therapy provides significant benefit to patients compared to current standard of care for the prevention of CMV disease NUTLEY, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that a Phase III study investigating the efficacy and safety of extended preventativ...

URAC Announces Agenda for 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Conference

Conference agenda and sponsorship prospectus now available at www.urac.org/bestpractices WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced today the agenda for the 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Conference to be held, April 1-2, 2009 in O...

Nationwide Medical/Surgical Unveils Flu Protection Tip Sheet

Nationwide Medical/Surgical, a leading distributor of the flu vaccine and other specialty medical products, has created their 2009 annual list of how to prevent the flu. (Vocus) February 4, 2009 -- Nationwide Medical/Surgical ( www.nationwidemedical.net ), a leading dis...

New Health Protection for Users of Cell Phones and Electronics

New invention protects health of cell phone users DAWSON CREEK, British Columbia, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new product called the Foton R15 is now available in Canada and the U.S., a product which attaches to any electronic device and neutralizes their harmful effect on health. "The Fot...

Aimed at Medical Device Makers, FDA Software Development Company Full Spectrum Releases Free Technical Report on Software Protection Technology

Full Spectrum - a leading FDA software development company - provides medical device makers with the latest information on code obfuscation technology in their latest free technical report, available now. (PRWEB) December 9, 2008 -- With their most recent technical repo...

TFAH Statement: FDA Food Protection Plan is Insufficient

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeff Levi, Ph.D., Executive Director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) in response to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) progress report on the Food Protection Plan: "The nation lacks a real plan fo...

CVS Caremark Named Finalist in URAC Annual Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that the company's Drug Therapy Management program was selected by URAC, a leading independent accrediting organization, as a finalist in its Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awar...

Lumension Uncovers Results of Security Data Protection Survey

Conducted by TechWeb, Survey Reveals 50% of End Users Have Altered Security Settings Leaving Them Open to Significant Risk Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 18, 2008 -- Securing business-technology systems isn't getting any easier, according to the results of the Lumensio...

Combined Insurance Encourages Consumers to Assess Insurance Plans and Protection During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Leading Provider of Supplemental Insurance Offers Cancer Policies to Help Offset Some of the Costs Associated With Treatment Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 18, 2008 -- November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Combined Insurance , a leading provider of supplemental in...

New study: A Common Class of GI Medications Reduce Protection Against Heart Attack in Patients Taking Widely Prescribed Cardiovascular Drug

Proton Pump Inhibitors increase risk of major cardiovascular event by more than 50 percent for patients taking Plavix(R) Study may anticipate a role for genetic testing in association with clopidogrel prescribing FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-Firs...

URAC Announces Finalists for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

Award-winning programs will be featured in an educational setting at URAC's Best Practices Conference & Exhibit, April 1-2, 2009 WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today URAC announced that a distinguished panel of judges has selected 23 finalists in its Best Practices in Health C...
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