Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses
Coastal Contacts, the world's largest online retailer of contact lenses and eyeglasses, launches their Back-To-School Kids Glasses Deals, aiming to help kids and teens in need of vision correction to afford eyeglasses for the new school year.
Vancouver, BC (Vocus) Augus...
Twin Sisters Set Their Sights On Biathlon Gold At The 2010 Winter Games
Identical twins, Tracy and Lanny Barnes are ranked among the top competitors in the world for Biathlon competitions. As former Olympians, they're striving to grab the gold at the 2010 Winter Games to be held in Vancouver, Canada. Lanny and Tracy are crediting Sinus Buster, a natural nasal spray m...
Texas Racers Take a Deep Breath and Set Their Sights for the Heights
First-ever competitive stairclimb events planned in Houston and Dallas to benefit the American Lung Association
ST. LOUIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get ready for some heavy breathing and heart-pounding action. Energizer and the American Lung Association are bringing the first-ever...
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Sets Sights on Raising Awareness
New president/CEO announces timely goals for established foundation
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Several high-profile cancers are infamous for being silent killers - but they are not the only cancers that catch victims by surprise. Carcinoid cancer can go undetected for many ye...
Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana
...Ontario Minister of Health Promotion.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090801/CBSA01 )
"Toronto comes alive with the sights
and sounds of Caribbean Carnival this weekend," says Ontario Minister of Health Promotion, Margarett Best. "We look forward to seeing Toronto come ali...
Red Cross Leader Describes First-Year Triumphs, Challenges
...mbination of tactics from good old-fashioned community outreach to digital media," the Red Cross leader said. "We learned that the key was to set our sights
high and try lots of different approaches", adding that these techniques had yielded $95 million in cash and $15 million in in-kind donations, surpass...
Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer
... Family bonds, dedicated scientists set their sights
on the bone malignancy chordoma
THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay Ne... met two young people with the disease. Both have since died.
are set on the future. And he's hoping that researchers will learn to under...
Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia
...itial results from the SMART Trial (Stabilization of Myopia by Accelerated Reshaping Technique).
The clinical study, which has 10 investigational sights
located throughout the United States, has enrolled approximately 300 subjects aged 8 to 14 to determine if wearing corneal reshaping contact lenses on...
GoldenAgeMedical.Com Announces National TV Campaign
...s at affiliate marketing and traditional web promotion and will be carefully measuring how effective each method is. GoldenAgeMedical.Com has set its sights
on capturing 20% of the incontinence products market by January, 2010.
For additional information on GoldenAgeMedical.Com's TV advertising campai...
The Healthcare Scoop Community Says 'Eye Care'
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- Stop squinting…proper eye care and safety can help enhance all the sights
of summer, including this Fourth of July's fireworks displays in all their brilliance and clarity.
The Healthcare Scoop , in recognition of Natio...
Had Your Eyes Checked Lately?
...n at risk, experts warn,,
SATURDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Though good vision is what allows the perception of the colors, shapes and sights
of the world, Americans appear to be fairly lackadaisical when it comes to protecting their eye health, according to surveys done by U.S. eye groups. ...
St. Louis Metro Area Optometrists Partner With Sen. Bond; U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care
... InfantSEE(R) program. However, early detection and treatment helped stabilize his condition. Now, Ben is exposed to a whole new world, with so many sights
To continue to improve infant eye assessment rates in the St. Louis Metro Area, the following eye care providers will offer no-cost ...
Aurora St. Luke's Dedicates Rooftop Healing Garden and Conservatory
...aukee view, lush greenery and a calming fountain greet visitors to the rooftop healing garden at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. These are among the sights
and sounds awaiting guests at the newly opened Vince Lombardi Charitable Funds Healing Garden and the Agnes and Morland Hamilton Healing Conservatory....
Outstanding Healthcare Companies in Asia Pacific Honored
...new frontier for pharmaceutical firms in search of their next blockbuster drug while keeping research costs low. Companies need to set their strategic sights
on a future global environment where Asia will not only be a product market, an outsourcing center or a manufacturing powerhouse but also a key compon...
Family Cocooning in the Face of Recession Leads to Expanded Business for Bay Area Fertility Doctor - Dr. Danielle Lane
... Rather than go out to the theater, restaurants or movies, people are enjoying their homes. People are vacationing closer to home and seeing the local sights
with their friends and families. When they want to add children to their family gathering, they may find a need to consult a fertility expert to hurry...
International Travelers Can Say Good-Bye to 'Montezuma's Revenge' With Launch of Travelan(R) in the U.S. From Alaven Consumer Healthcare
... "Whether you're an adventure traveler, you're taking the family on that long-awaited vacation or honeymooning, you want to spend your time seeing the sights
and enjoying time off, not being sick," said David Swenson, general manager and head of Alaven Consumer Healthcare. "Travelan helps you make the most...
Swimmer Dara Torres Sports a White Upper Lip to Praise Milk as Her Post-Exercise Fitness Drink
...Milk to Help Keep Her Muscles and Bones in Top Shape
WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer on the horizon, millions of women have their sights
on shedding bulky sweaters for swimsuits. Yet, award-winning swimmer and mom Dara Torres, 41, knows there's more to fitness than simply looking good ...
Cochlear Americas Hosts Celebration 2009 for Cochlear Implant Recipients and Their Families
...sessions and learn what the future holds for recipients and cochlear implant technology. Recipients and their families will also be able to enjoy the sights
and sounds of Disneyland Resort while meeting and sharing stories with other cochlear recipients.
The closing session of Celebration 2009 on Mar...
Monterey Bay Aquarium Channels Its Way to Kids at Packard Children's
...hristopher Dawes, president and CEO of Packard Children's. "Not only are kids and families exploring the mysteries of the ocean, many are experiencing sights
and sounds they haven't been able to experience before."
The Aquarium and Packard Children's are offering both "live" and taped video 24x7. The h...
SOBeFiT Magazine Promotes its Launch With First Annual 5K Run+Walk & Fitness Festival in South Beach
...n 8th Street and Ocean Drive to take part in this family-friendly
event, to walk or run along some of South Beach's most famous streets, taking
in the sights
and sounds of the Art Deco neighborhood and enjoying the cool
ocean breeze. Race-day registration will be available from 6:00 am to 7:15 am,
and the r...
Video: Paralyzed From the Chest Down, Triathlete Takes Second in the Handcycle Division of the Ford Ironman World Championship
...ber of the wheelchair racing team at the University of Illinois . Competing on his college team reignited Jason's passion and soon he was setting his sights
on increasingly difficult feats. To date he has competed in 140 road races, 29 marathons and 19 triathlons, including the Ironman World Championship. ...
Consumer/Health Groups Call for Meaningful Change in How Treasury Department Regulates Alcohol Labeling
... WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as the Obama
Administration sets its sights
on stabilizing and strengthening the U.S.
economy, a coalition of public interest groups today called on the transition
team and incoming Treasury Sec...
Applying 'supply and demand' business principles to treat infectious diseases worldwide
...ok. The team used a similar approach to forecasting the demand for HIV/AIDS treatments in Africa. It worked so well that the team decided to set its sights
on the treatment of malaria, which now affects 300-500 million people per year 1 million of whom die from the disease. The cost to Africa's economy ...
Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Finalizing Requirements for Professional Certification
...mbership pushing 2,000 members, ACDIS--the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists--passes its one-year anniversary and sets its sights
on professional certification for members at its May 2009 annual conference in Las Vegas. In October, a 12-member board of experts in the clinical doc...
'Yo Mujer': Woman Escapes from Abusive Marriage in New Spanish-Language Novel
...is as much the inspirational story of one woman's journey to
freedom as it is a denunciation of the Latin male chauvinist.
Moncada-Wassermann sets her sights
on those self-important husbands,
boyfriends and fathers who force Latin women to surrender their dignity by
means of physical and verbal abuse.
Nearly Half of Americans Won't Flee Without Fido
...atrina, American Humane and others rescued nearly
10,000 animals," said Marie Belew Wheatley, president and CEO of American
Humane. "As Gustav set its sights
on Louisiana we were part of efforts that
temporarily and safely housed more than 1,000 animals for evacuating
residents who needed a place to shelter...
Why some treatments rescue aging skin
... ANN ARBOR, Mich. Fine wrinkles, deeper creases, saggy areas around the mouth and neck the sights
in the mirror that make baby boomers wince are not inevitable. They result from a structural breakdown inside the skin that some existing treatments ...
Independence Blue Cross Launches First Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day in Philadelphia
...from any vantage point," said Mayor Michael
Nutter. "I am proud that we have such stunning architecture, terrific
shopping, spring-blooming parks, and sights
rich with beautiful history
throughout Philadelphia. You could walk every day for a year and never need
to repeat the same route. I encourage you to u...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/April 21, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, April 14).
...es of Play" (p. 29). Chief Political Correspondent Howard
Fineman reports that the new strategies and math in this election are
producing some unusual sights
as campaigns test foreign ground, such as
John McCain campaigning in Brooklyn and Barack Obama reaching out to the
hunters and anglers of Appalachia. ...
Anthem Blue Cross Announces Initiative Aimed at Preventing Serious Medical Errors; Company Committed to Protecting Members' Health and Finances by Not Reimbursing Major Preventable Adverse Events
...Cross has long been committed to promoting patient safety
-- Inclusion of patient safety metrics in Anthem Blue Cross's Quality-in- sights
Hospital Incentive Program as well as the Member Health Index (MHI) program, the first program in the industry to track and compare the collec...
Running Pioneer Kathrine Switzer Will Headline 'Women on the Move' Conference August 13-15, 2008 in Spearfish, SD
...dies' runs through Spearfish Canyon in
the southwestern corner of South Dakota. Its scenic, serene course offers
views of the Black Hills area -- with sights
like Roughlock Falls and
Bridal Veil Falls, limestone cliffs and forest lands, along towering canyon
walls, and the waters of Spearfish Creek. Registe...
$2.4 million grant for study of corneal infections associated with contact lenses
... by disease-causing fungi that can be lurking on contact lenses, in the air, in the dirt, or even on common household surfaces.
They will set their sights
on Fusarium solani, the ubiquitous fungus that achieved international notoriety in 2005 and 2006 after an outbreak of corneal infections related to a ...
Nellson Nutraceutical Names New Directors and Interim Chief Executive Officer
... Board comprising food industry veterans sets its sights
on renewed growth
IRWINDALE, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC
("Nellson"), a manufacturer of nutritional products includi...
Gender differences in language appear biological
...sensory associations may have provided an evolutionary advantage for primitive men whose survival required them to quickly recognize danger-associated sights
If the pattern of females relying on an abstract language network and of males relying on sensory areas of the brain extends into adult...
New Scenic Relaxation Videos Help Reduce Stress, Promote Sense of Calm and Tranquility
...ntricacies of a butterfly's wings... watch deer grazing in a rolling
field... marvel at the colors of spring and summer blossoms... or meditate
on the sights
and sounds of gentle surf or a forest stream.
The new HUG Video titles include programs depicting Spring, Autumn, A
Day at the Zoo, Secret Courtyard...
Small RNAs can prevent spread of breast cancer
...ng molecules might well play a key role in the growth and spread of tumors.
To follow up on that hunch, Tavazoie and others in Massagus lab set their sights
on identifying microRNAs that were suppressed only in aggressive, metastatic human breast cancers. They first analyzed cultured metastatic human breas...
Masimo Celebrates 500,000th Pulse Oximeter Shipped
technologies are improving and saving lives. Alta Bates Summit Medical
Center and Sutter Health are exceptional medical organizations that set
high on patient safety and we are proud to celebrate and share
this milestone shipment with them."
Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) develops i...
Miscarriage myths persist despite prevalence of medical information
...ood, viewing of upsetting TV programs or attending upsetting events, excessive exercise, unfulfilled food cravings, or exposure to ugly or frightening sights
could have a negative effect on her unborn baby. An additional item for consideration was whether a baby's appearance is determined at conception. Two...
Sunrise Senior Living Opens First Custom-Built Community for Early, Mid and Late Stage Alzheimer's Care Programs
...am members. The multisensory experience in this area helps
promote a pleasant and comfortable living environment through soothing and
familiar smells, sights
and sounds. Lastly, the newly created Edna's Place, named after an early Sunrise
resident, is an intimate cluster of suites located in the Reminiscen...
What's been causing your knee to ache? Smurfs!
...who is most likely to experience osteoarthritis, and to test whether an experimental treatment can prevent it altogether. Physicians are setting their sights
on people who sustain a knee injury, seeking to understand why nearly half of them will later go on to develop osteoarthritis, a debilitating conditio...