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U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Major League Soccer Kick-Off Partnership to Save Children's Lives

Initiative Encourages Youth Soccer Players to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced their partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) to create a soccer-focused community outreach program to involv...

American Community Introduces Its Own PPO Network in Ohio to Save Policyholders Money

LIVONIA, Mich., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- American Community Mutual Insurance Company, a leading provider of Group and Individual health insurance, announced today that it has introduced its own proprietary medical provider network in Ohio. The American Community Provider Network will save...

Obama White House Can Save $3.7 Trillion and Extend Lifespan 29+ Years, Predicts Revolutionary A4M Healthcare Plan

CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M; www.worldhealth.net), the world's largest scientific/medical society dedicated to advancing research and clinical pursuits that enhance the quality, and extend the quantity, of the human lifespan, unveils ...

Parents Urged to 'Make Change to Save Change' at Back-to-School Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A return to hectic school-year schedules puts families on the go and may cause kids to miss out on key nutrients. A recent report in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition showed Americans are short-changing themselves on nu...

Earlier HIV Treatment Could Save Lives Worldwide

Study looks at costs and benefits of revising treatment guidelines MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Beginning antiretroviral therapy soon after an HIV diagnosis should be standard care for all, including those in poor nations where cost is a barrier, new research contends. An est...

Center for Medicines & Healthy Aging(C) and BidRx(R) Partner to Help Consumers Save on Prescription Medications

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Americans take one or more prescription medicines on a regular basis, and 40% of community-dwelling seniors take five or more. With the recent downturn in the economy and increase in unemployment, many people are l...

Radiology Benefit Management Could Save Medicare up to $18 Billion Over 10 Years

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicare program could save between $11.6 and $18 billion in diagnostic imaging costs over the next 10 years by implementing a radiology benefit management (RBM) program similar to those used in the private sector. Currently, 90 percent ...

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Continues to Save Children's Lives Worldwide

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 59th consecutive year, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will launch its time-honored Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign this fall. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is one of the nation's longest running youth philanthropy programs, and is often a c...

New technique could save cancer patients' fertility

CHICAGO The tiny translucent egg nestled in the special laboratory gel was a mere 30 days old, but its four-week birthday caused researchers to quietly celebrate. This was the first time anyone had successfully grown a woman's immature egg cells, contained in a tiny sac called a follicle, to a he...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Tampa Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Florida This Summer TAMPA, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy, f...

To Save Payors Time, Effort and Resources, MEDai and Gold Standard Collaborate on New CMS Medication Therapy Management Initiative

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc. and Gold Standard, Inc., two Elsevier companies, today introduced MTM 360 , a complete medication therapy management (MTM) system that enables health plans, benefit sponsors and other payors to successfully meet CMS's expanded MTM Program requ...

North Carolina Should Increase Cigarette Tax by 50 Cents to Save Lives and Raise Revenue

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) We urge North Carolina legislators to take a stand to protect the health and pocke...

Vivacare Patient Education Service Enhancements Save Medical Practices Time and Money and Improve Patient Satisfaction

Recent enhancements to Vivacare's Web-based patient education service used by medical practices to deliver health information to patients leads to reduced costs, improved practice workflow and increased patient satisfaction. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- Vivaca...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Pennsylvania Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Pennsylvania This Summer PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy...

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue ( CALSTAR ) has the first helicopter in the world modified to allow for dramatically enhanced abilities and increased safety to make landings while using Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and CEO announced today. ...

Bridges to Excellence Announces Five New Physician Recognition Programs With Potential to Save Billions of Health Care Dollars

Doctors can now use new program measures and work with EMR vendors to provide high levels of quality care for asthma, COPD and heart conditions NEWTOWN, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bridges to Excellence (BTE), the nation's most extensive effort to recognize and reward high-perfo...

Should All Kids Be Screened for Depression? This Expert Says Yes and Explains How It Can Save Lives

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, teenagers should be routinely screened by doctors for depression. The group said that all 12- to 18-year-olds should fill out screening questionnaires that can show potential risk f...

Deploying the Power of Music to Save Lives West Africa's Most Beloved Singer Raises His Voice to End Malaria

DAKAR, Senegal, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-famous singer Youssou Ndour has a voice that is recognized across the globe. Now he's using that voice to amplify the fight against malaria in his home country of Senegal with a new song "Xeex Sibbiru" ("Fight Malaria" in Wolof) an...

Free Ask a Doctor Online Services Can Save Lives with Both Expert and Novice Input

Consumers are not just looking to doctors for health information online. A new poll of over 4,800 health consumers from eHealthForum.com reveals that consumers value BOTH doctor and patient sources. In fact, website visitors prefer to rely on patient-only or patient-doctor opinion 63% of the ti...

Executive Shares His Story in an Effort to Save Lives

A successful entrepeneur, living a life many only dream about, has his world shattered with the diagnosis of a rare malignant bone cancer after undergoing an executive physical. After a successful surgery, which gave him a new lease on life, he hopes his moving video testimony will prompt other e...

Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drug' for Enlarged Prostate Could Save Consumers Nearly $3,000 a Year

Flomax Is Case Study of How Costly Drugs Drive Up Health Costs YONKERS, N.Y., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs, the generic drug doxazosin is as safe and effective as the widely advertised drug Flomax for treating the s...

Cleveland Residents Lining up to Help Save a Life with Free Donor Kits

Clevelanders interested in signing up as marrow donors can visit giftoflife.org/give, and enter the promotional code 2009CLEVE to get their $54 marrow cheek-swab kit at no cost. (Vocus) June 15, 2009 -- Two-year-old Eve is one of the 35,000 Americans diagnosed with Leu...

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon

If the Obama administration wants to cut the budget and improve the economy, it should demand effective drug rehabilitation that can achieve stable recovery. LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars," says Cl...

New Web-Based Medication Management Service Can Help Save Healthcare Dollars

Poor adherence to medication regimens costs taxpayers $ Billions of each year. NexDose® announces launch of its new IT solution for improved adherence. Coral Gables, FL (PRWeb)June 10, 2009 -- VivoNex, LLC announces the launch of its online NexDose® Medication...

U.S. Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year with Five Basic Preventive Services

Aspirin a Day, Other Services Cited in Partnership for Prevention Education Campaign WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress tackles health reform, a new public education campaign notes that more than 100,000 lives could be saved every year by investing in five...

Companion Global Healthcare Inc. Offers Additional Hospital Choices to Employers, Individuals Looking to Save on Fully Credentialed Health Care

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical travel facilitator Companion Global Healthcare Inc. has added two internationally accredited hospitals to its overseas network, creating more options for its employer groups and individual clients seeking health care at prices far lower tha...

Governor Rendell Proposes Offering Prescription Help to 30,000 More Older Adults as Part of Plan to Save $60 Million

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced his proposal to raise the income limit for the Lottery-funded PACENET prescription drug benefit for older Pennsylvanians, providing help to an additional 30,000 people who have little or no drug coverag...

Go Red For Women(R) Launches 12-Week Program to Improve Heart Health and Save Lives

American Heart Association's Go Red BetterU Transforms Total Health Through Free Online Makeover DALLAS, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although largely preventable, heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. That's why the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(R)...

BCBSNC Customers Save Millions and Stay on Medications with Free Generics Program

BCBSNC customers saved at least $15 million in out-of-pocket costs since January; 2.4 million generic prescriptions filled with no copay; Customers have until June 30,2009 to save with the generic copay waiver program Chapel Hill, NC (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- Blue Cross ...

CVMF Advises on How to Save Money on Veterinary Bills

The most common causes for vet visits and how to avoid them (Vocus) May 26, 2009 -- Avoiding common diseases in pets is not only possible but by being proactive, you can save a great deal of money in medical expenses, says leading veterinarian Dr. Arnold Goldman , pres...

New Wristband May Save Lives

XtremeSportsID Launches Simple, Affordable Wristbands Access to Emergency Info LAHAINA, Hawaii, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- XtremeSportsID(TM) has just launched a new product originally intended for athletes, yet appealing to a broad market of consumers as a simple personal safety solution. The ...

International Cooperation to Save Drug-Addicted Kids

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Over an eight-day period, during the first week of May, the Executive Director of Narconon Nepal was able to deliver nine drug education lectures to over three-thousand Nepali children living in the United Kingdom. "Our kids brought their drug problem...

Top 10 Tips to Save Your Vision

Texas' ophthalmologists recommend ten simple steps to reduce your chance of vision loss WAXAHACHIE, Texas, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are simple steps that everyone can ...

Senate Republican Budget Would End Health Initiatives That Save Lives and Money

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elimination of funding for the Governor's Office of Health Care Reform as proposed by the Senate Republican budget plan would end a wide range of critical projects focused on reducing the rate of health care cost increases, improving quality of ...

Partial bans on smoking don't save jobs in restaurants and bars

Washington, DC, May 18, 2009 Some cities and states around the country have completely banned smoking in public places. Others have instituted partial bans to avoid negative economic consequences, such as loss of employment in restaurants and bars due to reduced patronage by smokers. But a new stu...

Twitter Boosts CNN Reporter's Fight to Save Her Brother's Life

Veronica De La Cruz is turning to the power of social media giant Twitter in a bid to rally support to overcome healthcare red tape and save the life of her 27-year old brother Eric, in dire need of a heart transplant. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 17, 2009 -- Thanks in lar...

Early childhood health interventions could save billions in health costs later in life

Promoting the health of young children, before five years of age, could save society up to $65 billion in future health care costs, according to an examination of childhood health conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The results are published in the May ...

Subway Defibrillators Save Lives

Publicly accessible devices prevent heart-attack deaths, study finds THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) --The use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in public places such as subways can save lives, new research from Germany shows. A study of AEDs installed in Munich subways ...

New Organization Formed To Save Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers

New Medicare Policies Will Harm Small Home Medical Equipment Suppliers Who Account for 85% of Suppliers in the Medicare Program MARTINEZ, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that the independent home medical equipment (HME) providers have a voice in public policy and a seat at t...

An Interactive Health Caring Conversation With SAVE THE PATIENT

CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to educate, inform, and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) on...
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