Ohio's Children's Hospitals Release New Results of Collaboration Aimed at Saving Children's Lives
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Children's Hospital Association (OCHA) and its six member hospitals - Akron Children's Hospital; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Dayton Children's Medical Center; Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus; Rainbow Babies & Children'...
More Than 1,500 Service Dogs Receive Free Sight Saving Eye Exams
ACVO®/Merial® National Service Dog Eye Exam event is highly successful in pairing veterinary ophthalmologists with service dogs throughout the U.S. and Canada
Meridian, ID (Vocus) May 20, 2009 -- She has been blind for 13 years. So, when Lisa Davidson, of Warmi...
Cenegenics Reveals Ways Obama Can Cut Healthcare Costs, Saving Nation Billions
Global age management medicine leader and forerunner in the field, Cenegenics® Medical Institute offers its best-practice innovations in support of the president's recent appeal for prevention practices that lower healthcare costs, increase work productivity, improve health and avoid complica...
Salvation Army Committed to Saving Smiles; Collaborative Dental Clinic to Launch in Venango County
CARNEGIE, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Venango County school-aged children are in serious need of quality affordable dental care. Very soon, their critical needs will be met in their own backyard. Thanks to a collaborative effort between The Salvation Army; Bartley J. Morrow...
Economic Downturn Pits Saving Money Against Eating Healthy
Midwest Dairy Council launches 'Dairy Makes Sense' campaign to educate consumers about the cost-effective nutritional value of dairy foods
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are shifting priorities when making grocery purchase decisions in the current economy, according to a n...
MedicAlert Brings History of Saving Lives to Chicago for Inaugural Thrive Allergy & Gluten-free Expo
With more than 50 years of saving
lives, the MedicAlert Foundation partners with Thrive to continue a legacy of providing members' critical medical information in an emergency
TURLOCK, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MedicAlert Foundation International, the leader in providing e...
Five Money Saving Tips for Green, Clean and Healthy Home Air Providing Asthma and Allergy Relief
Alen Corp., a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly indoor air quality products based in Texas, has five simple money saving
tips that can inexpensively create clean, pure and eco-friendly home air during allergy season and year-round.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) A...
*** Diabetes Alert Day *** OneTouch(R) Offers Cost Saving Tips to Help Diabetes Patients Maintain Good Health in Tough Economy
MILPITAS, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll, the majority of U.S. adults are worried about being able to afford medical care and prescription medications.(1) In addition, a recent study reveals that one in seven children and working-age America...
Affordable Drug and Alcohol Rehab Ranch Residence is Saving Lives in Washington
LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- There is magic happening at Skyland Ranch in Gold Bar, Washington. Lives are being turned around everyday; lives that had been destroyed from drugs and alcohol abuse. Individuals and families that had previously given up any sense of hope are experiencing joy ...
Promising Three-year Data: Saving Limbs With Drug-Eluting Stents
Interventional Radiologists Help Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia Avoid Amputation
SAN DIEGO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attempts to treat critical limb ischemia in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients with below-the-knee angioplasty are s...
As Layoffs Increase Nationally, Atlanta's Coverdell Launches Suite of Healthcare Discount Programs; Saving Consumers Up to 60 Percent on Healthcare Spending
Atlanta-based Coverdell this week launched Reassurance Health -- a new suite of affordable healthcare discounts programs that will allow consumers nationwide to save up to 60 percent on out-of-pocket healthcare costs. Reassurance Health offers seven individual and family programs -- with discoun...
Replace Smoke and CO Alarm Batteries This Sunday for Daylight Saving Time
WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to replace their smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm batteries this Sunday as clocks are turned ahead for Daylight Saving
Local Communities Get Serious About Saving Lives Through Project Lifesaver Tracking Equipment, Says NAA
NIXA, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 12 weeks, two communities have raised funds in their counties for Project Lifesaver, a nationwide tracking program established to quickly locate and rescue missing persons with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities, such as...
LifeNet Health Announces a Record Year of Saving Lives and Restoring Health
Virginia Hospitals Help Set Unprecedented Numbers
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to year-end statistics, LifeNet Health was able to save the lives of 406 people and distribute 300,348 allograft bio-implants to patients in 2008.
LifeNet Health saw a 13% ...
Landmark Rh Immune Globulin Celebrates 40 Years of Saving Babies' Lives
RhoGAM(R) Brand Hailed as One of the Top Achievements in 50 Years of Women's Health
RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RhoGAM(R) Brand, the original Rh immune globulin product, celebrates its 40th year in the marketplace helping Rh-negative women in the prevention of Hemolytic Disease of ...
Dr. Molly Gunsaulis Offers Parents the Chance to Ensure Their Child's Future Health by Saving Stem Cells from Baby Teeth
Baby teeth are the most accessible stem cells found in children. Obtaining and preserving these valuable cells will create peace-of-mind for parents who want the best health possible for their children. Molly Gunsaulis, DDS Dentistry for Children, is a pediatric dental practice involved in the ...
End of Daylight Saving Time Could Be Heart-Wrenching
Swedish researchers say heart attacks go up when clocks are adjusted
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- The end of daylight saving
time is just about here, and it may pose health problems much more serious than just a lack of rest and increased grumpiness.
Swedish researchers ha...
Auditor General Jack Wagner Praises Army for Saving Kelly Support Facility Commissary
But says that ancillary services should also be maintained
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auditor General
Jack Wagner today applauded the Secretary of the Army's announcement that
the commissary and post exchange at the Charles E. Kelly Support Facility
in Oakdale will r...
Marathon and Partners Announce $28 Million, 5-Year Extension of Life Saving Malaria Control Project in Equatorial Guinea
Bioko Island Malaria Control Project extended; already achieved 50 percent reduction of malaria parasites in highest risk population
HOUSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation
(NYSE: MRO ) announced today that the Government of Equatorial Guinea,
High-Tech Vet Medicine Saving Lives of Pets and People
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser scalpels, arthroscopic
surgery, genomic research, and now even dog heart defibrillators --
veterinary medicine is quickly expanding into new high-tech approaches to
save pets. This work has a side benefit; it's improving medicine for
Tough Underage Drinking Laws Saving Lives
Study finds raising drinking age, cracking down on fake IDs mean fewer fatalities on the road
TUESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Tougher laws on underage drinking have reduced the rate of drunk-driving deaths in the United States, a new analysis concludes.
The study, funded by the ...
PA Secretary of Public Welfare Urges General Assembly To Support Saving $100 Million Through Smarter Pharmacy Benefit Management
Richman Highlights $681 Million in Savings in Past 4 Years
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If state
legislators are serious about saving
taxpayer funds, they should support
the Department of Public Welfare's plan to save $100 million a year by
paying less for prescription...
Five Heart Heroines Honored With Cheerios Sisters Saving Hearts(TM) Grants
Cheerios(R) and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc. Award
$25,000 to Recognize Women Leaders and Assist Organizations Fighting Heart Disease
MINNEAPOLIS, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The combined passion and heartfelt
efforts of five "queens of hearts" --...
McGraw Wentworth Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey Results Show Eligibility Management is Leading Cost Saving Strategy for Michigan Employers
TrendBenders(TM) --- the top-performing organizations --- are using
employee cost sharing, eligibility audits, spousal and smoker surcharges to hold the line on health care cost increases.
TROY, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Wentworth, Michigan's
largest employee group be...
Study Suggests Stronger Tobacco Control Policies in States With High Smoking Rates Would be Effective in Reducing Smoking and Saving Thousands of Lives
LEXINGTON, Ky., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new
research findings published today in the Southern Medical Journal, if
Kentucky fails to implement and enforce strong tobacco control policies
more than 17,000 state residents will needlessly die prematurely from
smoking over jus...
Americans Want Next President to Focus More on Saving U.S. Jobs and Healthcare; Less on Immigration Reform
PHILADELPHIA, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans
overwhelmingly want their next President to focus more on improving their
standard of living, providing universal healthcare, and stemming the
outsourcing of jobs overseas than making it easier for immigrants to live
and work in the U...
Blue Cross' Consumer-directed Health Plan - Options Blue - Members Not Sacrificing Health for the Sake of Saving Money
New Benefits Quarterly article highlights research on Blue Cross consumer-directed member's health care utilization
EAGAN, Minn., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In a peer-reviewed study
published in the March issue of Benefits Quarterly, Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cr...
Surviving Daylight Saving Switch
Night owls especially need to readjust to cope with loss of hour's sleep on March 9
SUNDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- Planning ahead and following a few simple steps can help you minimize the impact of lost sleep when the clocks go ahead one hour on March 9, says the American Academ...
Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Implements Environmentally-friendly Cost Saving Strategies
BEIJING, Feb. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a
pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today
announced that Enze Jiashi Pharmaceutical, Ltd. ("Enze"), a wholly owned
subsidiary of L...
Gift of Life Celebrates Saving Lives and Setting Records in 2007
1,054 gifts of life were transplanted because of the generosity of
donors and their families
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 3-year-old Ally
Heintz, of Perkiomenville, 2007 was a year that brought the greatest joy
after what might have been the darkest low. Waiting for...
VIDEO from Medialink and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Saving Lives One Mile at a Time
NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For twenty years, The Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society has organized "Team In Training." This program has changed
lives, helped individuals achieve personal goals and most of all, raised
over $800 Million Dollars for cancer research.
(See video from The Leukemia &...
16-Year-Old Ecuadorian Boy in Dire Need of Dialysis Treatments Thanks One of Nation's Leading Providers for Saving His Life
Bridge of Life-DaVita Medical Missions' program reaches out to patients in need of care worldwide
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge of Life-DaVita
Medical Missions program is being recognized as life-saving by 16 year-old
Juan Carlos and his family livin...
New Prostate Cancer Technology Saving Lives
SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- JM, a 71 year old business
executive from Tennessee, had a negative biopsy using gray scale ultrasound
despite a PSA of 7.1. The following year, the PSA rose to 11.5 prompting a
second biopsy that was negative despite adding Color Flow Doppler
Cleaning Hands, Saving Lives: The Spread of Staph Can Be Stopped
NEA, CDC, SDA Urge Proper, Effective In-School Hygiene and Cleaning to
Protect Public Health
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many news stories have
reported on cases of students being diagnosed with a virulent staph
infection known as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureu...
The G&P Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Funding Life Saving Research at The 2007 Angel Ball Honoring Glenda Bailey, Debra L. Lee, Dr. Stephen D. Nimer and the Late H.H. Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
The Evening Will Feature Special Performances by John Legend, Joss Stone, Patti Labelle & Chaka Khan
NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The G&P Foundation for Cancer
Research will honor four outstanding individuals at the 2007 Angel Ball,
Editor-In-Chief of Harper's BAZAAR ...
ABC TV San Francisco Features Canine Cancer Research Story: Saving Our Dogs, Helping Humans Beat Cancer - Work at Morris Animal Foundation, UC-Davis
DENVER, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and treatments to save dogs
from cancer and the benefits this research is having for human cancer
patients was the subject of a news report that debuted on ABC TV San
Francisco on September 18. The story, which was picked up by about 15
E-Prescribing Saving Mississippi Medicaid $1.2 Million Per Month
PCMA: Require E-Prescribing in Medicare
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The successful
implementation of electronic (e) prescribing is saving
the state of
Mississippi's Medicaid program $1.2 million per month according to a recent
news article from Government Health IT. The ...
Over 500,000 Health Care Providers Now Cutting Costs, Saving Time Through CAQH Administrative Simplification Initiative
Universal Credentialing Datasource(R) Saving
Millions by Eliminating Paper Processes
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CAQH announced today
that more than half a million U.S. providers are now significantly reducing
administrative burden by using its U...
Does Life Saving Stents Actually Carry The Risk Of Blood Clots?
One of the leading cardiologists in US is asking for an extensive study for the evaluation of the possible risk of developing fatal blood clots on the use of stents. //
Stents are widely used heart devices that treat blocked heart arteries, these drug eluting stents are had essentially elimin...
Wily Old Man Undergoes A life Saving Operation With A Worthless Cheque
Roy Thayer’s underwent an emergency life saving
operation by writing a no good cheque for a private heart operation.//
It was reported that Roy, 77, was warned that the long wait in the NHS list might cost him his life, and he knew that there was no way he could afford to pay for the ￡6,500 s...