Number of Californians with No Health Insurance is Rising says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
An increasing number of working adults are currently without or, without a change in state health policies, will soon be without health says MedicareSupplementPlans.com .
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- Another 100,000 working Californians could be added to t...
Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economic Report has found a promising solution that puts power back in the healthcare consumer's hands. Rising
Medical Solutions will discuss this solution and more in an upcoming episode of the show's series on Solutions for the ...
Government Officials, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare
Teva Pharmaceuticals Hosting Local Roundtable as part of the Year of Affordable Healthcare Campaign
PHILADELPHIA, JULY 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, health insurance premiums in Pennsylvania increased by 86.2% between 2000 and 2007. In an effo...
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...
Businesses, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare
CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, between 2007 and 2008, nearly one out of three people in Illinois under the age of 65 went without health insurance. In an effort to bring awareness to the healthcare issues facing everyday Americans, on July 13, 2009, Teva Pha...
More than One-Third of Docs Say Risk Level Rising for Potential H1N1 Flu Pandemic
Physicians report highest risk level for H1N1 pandemic since April study
FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 696 physicians revealed that more than one-third of physicians (37%) reported that there was "somewhat of a risk" that the H1N1 swine flu could result ...
AUA Foundation names the 2009 Astellas Rising Stars in Urology award winners
The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation has announced its Astellas Rising
Stars in Urology for 2009. William Roberts, MD, of the University of Michigan, and Edward Schaeffer, MD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine are this year's recipients of the award, one of the most prestigious research aw...
Businesses, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare
Teva Pharmaceuticals Hosting Second Business Roundtable as part of the Year of Affordable Healthcare Campaign
CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, between 2007 and 2008, nearly one out of three people in Illinois under the age of 65 went without healt...
America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals
NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "Addiction is on the upswing, fueled by pressures from our economic downturn," says Howard Meitiner, President and CEO of Phoenix House , the nation's largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility. " Eighty-eight percent of the...
Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising for Under 50 Set
Upturn is especially strong among those in their 20s, study finds,,
MONDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a steady decline in colorectal cancer rates in the United States in the past two decades, new research indicates that the disease is actually on the upswing among people young...
Stem Cell Nutrition Company, STEMTech HealthSciences, Chosen as Finalist for Prestigious DSA Rising Star Award
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- STEMTech HealthSciences Inc. today announced that it has been chosen from among approximately 500 Direct Selling Association (DSA) member companies as one of the three finalists for the prestigious DSA Rising
Star award. STEMTech is responsible f...
Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at CCG IR's China Rising Conference in New York
LAIYANG, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiangbo
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: JGBO; "Jiangbo" or the "Company")
(which recently changed its name from Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises,
Inc.; OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its
Most Women Struggle With Rising Health Care Costs
7 of 10 are uninsured, under-insured or have debt or access problems, study finds
MONDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- Even before the slowdown in the economy began, women were more likely than men to have trouble meeting rising
health-care costs to get the care they need.
So finds a ...
Roche's Pierson Honored as 2009 HBA Rising Star
NUTLEY, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Product Director Kelly Pierson, of Plainfield, N.J., was honored as a 2009 Rising
Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the organization's annual awards luncheon on May 7, 2009 in New York City.
"Kelly combines her creative nat...
With Obesity Key Driver of Rising Health Care Costs, National Business Group on Health Urges Tax Code Changes
WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underscoring the enormous strain that obesity places on our nation's health care system and economy at-large, the National Business Group on Health today released new data from Dr. Kenneth Thorpe documenting the staggering costs associated with obes...
China Medicine to Present at CCG IR's China Rising Conference in New York
GUANGZHOU, China, May 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medicine Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME) ("China Medicine" or "the Company"), a leading distributor and developer of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), nutritional and die...
Frost & Sullivan: Rising Public Awareness Promoting Acceptance of Infection Surveillance Systems Across Europe
LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Initiatives taken by European governments and healthcare authorities to install infection surveillance systems have aimed at improving efficiency levels and reducing expenditures. However, the lack of basic level automation is proving to be a major challenge.
Penn State Conference to Address Rising Teen Pregnancy Rates
2009 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference to cover science-based approaches to sex education
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the latest data available, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that teen pregnancy rose for the second straight year in ...
Reducing Costs, Not Care: Medical Travel to New Zealand Can Help Alleviate Rising U.S. Healthcare Expenses for Insurers and Self-funded Employers
Medtral New Zealand offers complete medical travel packages for North American patients seeking a viable, safe alternative to expensive healthcare treatment.
Long Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) April 8, 2009 -- With U.S. health costs expected to rise 5.5 percent reaching a sta...
Western Governors University Addresses Rising Demand for Healthcare IT Professionals with B.S. in Health Informatics
Applications for Scholarships Accepted Through April 19
SALT LAKE CITY, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Within the U.S. healthcare industry, there is a growing need for trained IT professionals who understand healthcare. Western Governors University , www.wgu.edu , the nonprofit univer...
Frost & Sullivan Says, Rising Awareness Boosts High Acuity Areas Monitoring Systems Market in Eastern Europe
LONDON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing low-cost, yet high quality products will be a key requirement that market participants will need to address in order to succeed in the eastern European high acuity areas monitoring systems markets. The cost of after-sales service will also prove to be a cr...
Grief Counseling Services Battles Rising Costs of Funeral Expenses
Grief Counseling Services announces a new business to battle the rising
costs of making funeral arrangements for your loved ones. It is more poignant than ever before, in these difficult economic times, for families to try to cut costs where ever possible.
Amid rising childhood obesity, preschoolers found to be inactive
The rate of childhood obesity has risen significantly in the United States, with many children becoming overweight at younger ages. At the same time, the number of preschoolers in center-based programs is also on the rise. Now a new study finds that, contrary to conventional wisdom, preschoolers d...
Diabetes Keeps Rising Among U.S. Adults
13% of people over 20 now have the condition, while 30% are pre-diabetic, study finds
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The most recent analysis of data on diabetes in the United States finds that almost 13 percent of adults aged 20 and older have the condition, 40 percent of who...
'Life Begins at 65: Words of a Cancer Survivor': New Book Offers Empowering Strategies for Rising Above Sickness and Setbacks
WHITBY, Ontario, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Two words strike fear in the hearts of men and those who love them: prostate cancer. Matthew E. McLaren lived through the shock of that diagnosis, suffered the grief and anger that followed and then turned his medical condition into the opportunity of a life...
The ASCII Group Partners with Association Health Programs to Counter Rising Health Insurance Costs
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASCII Group, Inc. (ASCII), the nation's oldest and most established community of independent computer resellers, has announced a partnership with Association Health Programs (AHP) in Overland Park, KS to help ASCII members reduce...
'Airport Malaria' Risk Rising With Global Warming
Researchers say once inhospitable climes becoming more conducive to spread
FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Global warming is raising the risk for infection with so-called "airport malaria" in malaria-free zones of the United States and Europe, researchers warn.
Here's how it hap...
NSF International Offers Answers to Rising Toy Safety Concerns
NSF Toy Safety Program Offers Manufacturers A Way to Improve Toy Safety by Meeting the Requirements from the NewConsumer Product Safety Improvement Act
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent toy recalls continue to generate concerns among consumers about the ...
More Than Half of Consumers Going to Doctors Less Due to Rising Healthcare Costs, According to checkMD Survey : 38 Percent Lack Adequate Employer Healthcare Coverage
checkMD, an online social network and healthcare information resource, today released the results of a new poll indicating the correlation between increasing healthcare costs and more infrequent doctor visits. More than half of the 247 respondents (54 percent) indicated they are going to the doct...
Hearing Loss Presents a Significant Challenge for Rising Number of Caregivers
New Survey Indicates that a Patient's or Loved One's Hearing Loss Can Lead to Inefficiency and Even Medical Mistakes
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing loss among those
who require the assistance of a caregiver is causing serious problems that
impact both the pat...
Health Secretary Raises Awareness About Diabetes; Rising Costs of Treatment
Lifestyle Changes Can Help Delay or Prevent Diabetes
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is
American Diabetes Month and acting Secretary of Health Everette James today
reminded Pennsylvanians that there are steps they can take to reduce the
risk of becoming diabetic....
New Report Finds Rising Risk of Infectious Diseases in America
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's
Health (TFAH) released a new report today, Germs Go Global: Why Emerging
Infectious Diseases Are a Threat to America; which finds that at least
170,000 Americans die annually from newly emerging and re-emerging
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rising Among U.S. Women
Cases have increased since the mid-1990s, study shows
MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is growing again after four decades of decline, according to a Mayo Clinic study.
The researchers tracked 350 adult patients, averagi...
Republican and Democratic Voters View Home Care as a Solution to Rising Medicare Spending, Harris Survey Finds
Four Out of Five Voters Favor Stronger Coverage for Wheelchairs,
Oxygen, and Other Home Medical Equipment and Services
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three out of
four (74 percent) American voters agree that, "home care is part of the
solution to the problem of rap...
VIACTIV(R) Partners With Rising Fashion Label Verrier to Launch 'Style and Strength for Life' Health Initiative at Fall Fashion Week 2008
Innovator in Women's Daily Dietary Supplements to Introduce Fashion Week Survival Kit at Verrier Runway Show
NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The VIACTIV(R) Brand announced its
first-ever fashion partnership with breakout designer Ashleigh Verrier to
promote "Style and Streng...
Study shows high rates, rising costs of alcohol/drug disorders in hospitalized patients
Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2007 Fourteen percent of patients admitted to the hospital have alcohol/drug abuse and addiction (ADAA) disorders, costs for which have risen sharply in recent years, according to a study in the June issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (JSAT).
SCAI Creates New Council for Rising Interest in Interventional Therapies for Structural Heart Disease
Council will develop training standards and guidelines to ensure quality keeps pace with growth in new subspecialty field
WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To develop first-of-its-kind
guidelines and training standards for the emerging interventional
cardiology subspecialty field ...
Spotting Vitamin-D Deficiency in the Absence of Symptoms: ZRT Laboratory's New, One-of-a-Kind Blood Spot Test Answers the Call for Early Detection of Rapidly Rising D-Deficiencies
PORTLAND, Ore., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Not so long ago, any mention of
Vitamin D deficiency brought to mind malnutrition and images of third-world
children with rickets and bone deformities. But now the picture has shifted
from the developing world to the developed, where Vitamin D deficiency...
Impact of Rising Gas, Food Prices Felt Globally
RICHMOND, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soaring gas prices are
a contributing factor to soaring food prices and the impact is greatest on
the poorest and most vulnerable within the global community - the countries
that Christian Children's Fund serves.
The situation is particularly ...
California Green and Organic Purchasing Strong Despite Rising Prices Says Mambo Sprouts Survey
Go Mambo! Tour Rolls into California Offering Consumers Healthy Savings on Natural and Organic Products
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer interest in buying
green environmentally friendly products and healthy organic food remains
high among California natu...