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Mental Health Advocates Call for Psycho Donuts to Do the Right Thing

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oscar Wright, chief executive officer of United Advocates for Children and Families (UACF), and Kipp Berdiansky, co-owner of the Psycho Donuts shop, participated in an interview and debate Wednesday on KTVU's Bay Area People with h...

As the Government Continues to Work Toward Health Care Reform, Medtipster is Providing a Free Solution to Rising Health Care Costs for Americans Right Now

TROY, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While legislators debate over how to reform America's failing health care system, many of the country's citizens are struggling to afford the cost of care. According to a recent Consumer Reports study, 28% of Americans have taken dangerous measures th...

Wyeth Announces Results of the Company's Offer Relating to Holder Right to Surrender Convertible Debentures

MADISON, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) (the "Company") announced today that the Company's offer to purchase Wyeth Floating Rate Convertible Senior Debentures due 2024 (the "Convertible Debentures") pursuant to the right of holders to surrender their Conve...

Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement

The Natural Health Freedom Movement, a new coalition under the leadership of Matthias Rath, MD, is spearheading an online grass roots movement to protect the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) and defend the rights of Americans to access safe, science-based, natural healt...

Messages Heard Better in the Right Ear

Noisy nightclub experiments show a bias against left-side listening FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Next time you want to get your message across in a noisy club, aim for the right ear. That's the lesson from three studies that may prove people's preference for listening with th...

Need something? Talk to my right ear!

We humans prefer to be addressed in our right ear and are more likely to perform a task when we receive the request in our right ear rather than our left. In a series of three studies1, looking at ear preference in communication between humans, Dr. Luca Tommasi and Daniele Marzoli from the Univer...

ABC-TV Gets It Right According to Organ Donation Community

'Brothers and Sisters,' 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Samantha Who?' to be Honored at Donate Life Film Festival - June 13 LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 13, Donate Life Hollywood will honor three ABC-TV shows, "Brothers and Sisters," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Samantha Who?" with its first a...

Valeant Grants Schering-Plough Exclusive Option in Japan for Taribavirin in Exchange for Release of Last Right of Refusal

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive option agreement with Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP ) for taribavirin in Japan. In exchange for the exclusive option, Schering-Plough has...

Fighting "Brain Fog": How the Right Hormones Can Improve Mental Sharpness for Women

Simple annoyances like misplacing the car keys. Embarassing lapses in memory at work. Trouble keeping the kids' schedules straight. For millions of women in their 40s and 50s, age-related hormone level decline that can start a decade or more before menopause means more than hot flashes, weight g...

USMLE Galaxy, LLC Launches Live and Cost Effective USMLE Review Courses and Practice Sessions Right on Your Desktop through its Subsidiary CcsWorkshop.com

Archer Online USMLE Reviews are live webinars that provide online USMLE education with 97% pass rate. Access live education right on your desktop there by, minimizing your travel costs and maximizing your efficiency and time usage. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2009 -...

15th Parkinson's Unity Walk A Step in the Right Direction for Parkinson's Community

Largest grassroots fundraiser in the U.S. once again a resounding success NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid unusually warm and sunny weather, family, friends and supporters, joined the more than 10,000 people once again in New York's Central Park on Saturday, April 25th to celebrate the 15...

Ad Campaign: All Texans Should Have the Right to Breathe Smoke-Free Air

Ad Calls for Smoke-Free Restaurants, Bars and Workplaces Statewide AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a Texas House committee prepares to consider comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation this week, a coalition of public health organizations is launching a radio adv...

Consumers Union Report: Almost 100,000 Surgical Patients Didn't Get the Right Infection Prevention Care During Year Studied

More Hospitals Following Surgical Infection Prevention Measures, But too Many Patients Remain at Risk AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by Consumers Union found that hospitals have made progress following certain surgical infection prevention pract...

Now Available Online, The Pillow Bar is the Right Mix of Luxury and Necessity

The custom made pillows provide the answer to the perfect night's sleep DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded just 12 months ago, The Pillow Bar is a free-standing, patent pending kiosk that contains all of the ingredients needed to create a luxurious customized down pillow. The product...

TMA Physicians and Legislators: 'Patients Have a Right to Know'

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Medical Association (TMA) joined with state legislators to launch initiatives today that would make using health insurance better and much easier for Texas patients. The problem: Too often patients do not understand their health in...

Important new model shows how proteins find the right DNA sequences

Researchers at Uppsala University and Harvard University have collaboratively developed a new theoretical model to explain how proteins can rapidly find specific DNA sequences, even though there are many obstacles in the way on the chromosomes. The findings are being published today in the scient...

N.J. Hospitals: Governor's Budget Makes Right Choices on Healthcare

PRINCETON, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Betsy Ryan, President and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association: "We are pleased that Gov. Corzine has recognized the importance of healthcare in a difficult budget. Faced with tough choices, t...

Efficient and Comfortable, the Right Brush(R) is the First Revolution in Painting Since the Roller

WEST BABYLON, N.Y., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- New paintbrush makes painting easier. The Right Brush by the ArroWorthy Co. NY, is designed to match the function of the hand. Right-angled, ergonomically contoured handle allows a variety of gripping areas for comfort, accuracy and flexibility. A han...

APHA Applauds Congress for Stimulus Bill Compromise; Health Provisions Are Step in Right Direction

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) commends members of Congress for working together on the economic stimulus bill to produce legislation that will create jobs, allow state and local governments to continue offering critical safety-net se...

Virginia Leaders Should Reject Flawed Smoke-Free Legislation That Fails to Protect Everyone's Right to Breathe Clean Air

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, was released today: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The smoke-free restaurant legislation announced today in Virginia fai...

New Sick Day Guidelines Help Parents Make the Right Call This Cold Season

- National Association of School Nurses and Triaminic(R) send Sick Day Guidelines home to help guide parents through the cough and cold season - On average, school-aged children get six to 10 colds every year and some 22 million school days are missed each year(i) SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan...

Susan Lark, MD Continues to Urge Women to Fight for Their Right to Use Bioidentical Hormones

Susan Lark, MD, noted medical researcher and women's health practitioner, is urging women to continue waging a battle against the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) steps to limit their access to bioidentical hormones. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) January 15, 2009 -- Susan La...

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...

Why Are So Many Americans Wearing Gold Earrings on their Right Ear?

The #1 U.S. New Years resolution is to stop smoking: Over 60 million Americans want to stop smoking, including U.S. President-elect Obama JUPITER, Fla., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cigarette smoking related diseases claim an estimated 438,000 lives per year, including thos...

Susan Lark, MD Urges Women to Fight for Their Right to Use Bioidentical Hormones

Susan Lark, MD, noted medical researcher and women's health practitioner, is urging women to continue waging a battle against the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) steps to limit their access to bioidentical hormones. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) January 2, 2009 -- Susan Lar...

Accurate Background Announces Selection from Right at Home Background Screening Services Offered to Right at Home's National Network of Offices

Accurate Background’s selection as a suggested vendor provides all of the Right at Home offices nationwide a comprehensive background screening program designed to protect the senior and disabled individuals they serve. A variety of product options are available at a group rate to meet the...

Video: CVS/pharmacy and National Council on Aging Help Seniors to Find the Right 'Prescription' for Medicare Savings

Online CVS/pharmacy Medicare Part D Calculator offers easy access to personalized Part D Plan comparisons WOONSOCKET, R.I. and WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Part D approaches, CVS/pharmacy -- the nation's leading retail pharmacy -- and the Nat...

Statement From the Rosalind Franklin Society: Lawrence Summers Not the Right Choice for Cabinet Position in Obama Administration

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American electorate has changed the course of history by demonstrating that an African American can do anything. We hope that the messages of the Obama presidency will be broader than that -- that any American can do anything. That inc...

An analysis of the surgical and perioperative complications in right hepatectomies

Adult living related liver donors play an essential role in filling the gap of transplants needed due to a heavy shortage of cadaveric donations. Considering that living related donors are healthy individuals at baseline, it is imperative to ensure good outcomes and return to quality of life. ...

BCBSA: Time Is Right for Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute

Blues support new legislation that builds on healthcare reform proposal WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the legislation introduced today by Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Kent Conrad (D-ND), Scott P. Serota, president and chief executive officer of the Blue Cross...

Making patients move requires the right exercise advice

COLUMBIA, Mo. It is common knowledge that regular exercise supports physical and mental well-being. Despite this and recommendations from health care providers, the majority of patients with chronic illnesses remain inactive. In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found that adults w...

AEGON and Right To Play Announce Global Partnership

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, July 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AEGON N.V. and the international humanitarian organization Right To Play announce a new global partnership to extend the organization's mission to help children in deprived areas of Sudan, Uganda, Ghana and China. AEGON N.V. has dona...

Young Man With Severe Disabilities Wins Right to Services From State Enabling Him to Live At Home

Equip for Equality Obtains Federal Injunction Against the State for Violation of the ADA's Integration Mandate CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following two years of federal court litigation under the ADA's "integration mandate," Equip for Equality has obtained a permanent injunc...

American Right to Life Endorses U.S. Senator Roger Wicker's 'Life at Conception Act'

DENVER, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The time is right and the wording is excellent," said Brian Rohrbough, president of American Right to Life. "This bill recognizes the God-given Right to Life of every human being and by doing so, without compromise, it will end the slaughter of innoc...

Duke chemist has new way to tell right from left

DURHAM, N.C. A Duke University chemist has apparently solved a long-standing frustration in creating certain synthetic molecules that make up drugs, which could lead to better drugs with fewer side effects. Like human hands, many molecules that make up drugs come in two shapes, right and left....

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...

SEIU Claims Right of 'Free Speech' to Stalk, Harass, and Threaten Registered Nurses According to the California Nurses Association

OAKLAND, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for the Service Employees International Union claimed in an Alameda County courthouse today that their stalking, harassment, and other acts of intimidation against officers, directors and staff of the California Nurses Association/National Nu...

Eularis to Address Making the Right Research Decision for ROI

The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return at 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Market Research Summit NEW YORK and LONDON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on Making...

Echo Therapeutics and Cato BioVentures Sign Right of First Offer Agreement for Dermatology Products and Transdermal Drug Delivery Technologies

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Echo Therapeutics (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE) today announced that it has signed a dermatology product and transdermal drug delivery technology right of first offer agreement with Cato BioVentures, the venture capital affiliate of Cato Researc...

Older Americans suffer serious access limitations to exercise their right to vote

PHILADELPHIA The US Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing yesterday in Washington, DC, on older Americans and the significant barriers they face in exercising their right to vote. Jason Karlawish, MD, associate professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania ...
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