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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. Daniel's sights 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'

... safety. 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 explore." 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. The...

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 including: -- 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 and sounds. 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

...o technologies are improving and saving lives. Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Sutter Health are exceptional medical organizations that set their sights high on patient safety and we are proud to celebrate and share this milestone shipment with them." About Masimo 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...
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