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Clearly Contacts Introduces New Spring Eyewear Lineup

Clearly Contacts, the world's largest online retailer of vision care products, is delighted to announce the arrival of their new spring/summer line of eyeglasses. Vancouver, British Columbia (Vocus) June 3, 2009 -- Clearly Contacts , the world's largest online retailer...

Versus Technology, Inc. Announces Spring '09 Release for Added Workflow Automation

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maybe it's the economy, maybe it's government initiatives like the HITECH Act, maybe it's that age-old adage that "there's always room for improvement" -- whatever it is: the healthcare industry is eager for solutions to enhance safety, improv...

Providence Service Corporation Makes Its Spring 2009 Presentation Publicly Available

Management to Embark on Series of Nationwide Investor Meetings TUCSON, Ariz., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that, in connection with management's upcoming meetings with investors across the country, it has filed with the...

Milestone Scientific to Exhibit at the CDA Art and Science of Dentistry Spring Session

LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System(TM) (STA System) at the upcoming ...

Weight Watchers(R) Kicks Off Spring by Urging People to Get Moving With 'The Momentum(TM) Walk-It Challenge'

Challenge Embraces Weight Watchers Proven Principles of Movement and Supportive Atmosphere to Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers announced the launch of The Momentum Walk-It Challenge, encouraging members to take a major step towards integrating m...

A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems SUNDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Spring beckons us outside for fun and exercise and that tends to lead to more calls to doctors about foot injuries, according to the American Podiatric...

Safety Break: Tips for Spring Break Safety and Security

Safety Measures for Students and Others to Enjoy Spring Break SANTA ANA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service (UPS), the largest provider of security services to the commercial real estate market in Southern California and one of the nation's top 10 largest uniform pro...

Surprising Allergy Triggers May Be Making Your Spring Sniffles Worse

BOULDER, Colo., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is in the air, and along with it, tree, flower, and weed pollens that can throw an allergy sufferer's immune system a curve ball. But the April issue of Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living magazine uncovers five other surprising all...

Tips to Avoid Spring Cleaning Mishaps

Whether inside or out, projects require care and caution SUNDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- Springtime for many people brings extra cleaning and yard work -- but if they're not careful, it might also bring a trip to the ER. Mishaps with ladders, gardening tools and lawn mowers al...

With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It

Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays SATURDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- Spring brings warmer weather and more outdoor time for most Americans, and along with that comes the need to protect the skin from the sun. Before heading out, suggests the American So...

Nuvilex, Inc. Launches Spring Break Initiatives Designed to Raise Visibility Among Key Demographic Group

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), formerly eFoodSafety.com, Inc., today announced the Company's Spring Break marketing initiatives designed to raise visibility of two of the Company's products, InfinitInk and Last Shot Hangover Remedy,...

Indoor Tanning Association Promotes Responsible Tanning for Spring Breakers

Moderate Exposure to UV Light Provides Vitamin D, but be Careful Not to Burn Cautions Tanning Association WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With spring break upon us, The Indoor Tanning Association (ITA) is encouraging beach goers to tan responsibly. While moderate exposure to U...

Avoid Spring Cleaning Spills

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to prevent injuries throughout the home this spring ROSEMONT, Ill., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the weather becomes warmer, people start preparing their homes and yards for the spring and summer seasons. Projects such as yard work, cleaning and pa...

Global Warming Expected to Spike Pollen and Spring Allergies - New Drug-Free Topical Gels Boost Hope for Allergy Sufferers

IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and with it arrives the onset of unrelenting allergy symptoms which for many, will persist throughout the season into summer. For over 40 million Americans in search of allergy relief this season, a solution can't come fast enough. This ...

Photo: March Forth Into Spring with a Healthy Approach to Diet and Exercise

It's National Nutrition Month(R) and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Offers Up Delicious Recipes and Sage Advice For Year-Round Health CABOT, Vt., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- March is National Nutrition Month. In support of the American Dietetic Association's campaign designed to focus attention on th...

How to Have a Safe Spring Break

Simple Tips for a Safe, Healthy Trip MONTVALE, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Break is a rite of passage for millions of U.S. college students. However, while many plan for a week of fun in the sun, they need to be prepared for the unexpected. "An American Medical Association s...

Rejuvenating Fitness Program Motivates Participants to Spring Into Motion

Health Enhancement Systems Wellness Program Inspires Long-Term Physical Activity Habits MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With the warm weather beckoning everyone outside, the Health Enhancement Systems ( www.HealthEnhancementSystems.com ) corporate wellness program, Spring Into Moti...

NY Fashion Designer Shoshanna Creates Exclusive Spring Bag for Beauty.com

Shoppers receive a limited edition beauty bag filled with products as a gift with any $100 Beauty.com purchase BELLEVUE, Wash. and NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beauty.com, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of drugstore.com , inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM ), announces Shoshanna Gruss as...

Back by Popular Demand! DIAKADI Body Announces Its Spring Edition of Outdoor Boot Camps

Sessions begin Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DIAKADI Body, Personal Training and Wellness Center , is excited to bring back its outdoor boot camps, the hottest and most economical workout in San Francisco. Starting Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m., ind...

Leading Spring Water Brands From Nestle Waters Team Up With the American Heart Association START! Initiative

Bottled Water Brands Donate $500,000 To Help Americans Live Heart-Healthy, Active Lifestyles GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America Inc. today announced that it is joining the American Heart Association (AHA) in promoting heart health and encouraging healthy habi...

Video: Late Winter/Early Spring is Meningitis Peak Season: Is Your Preteen or Teen at Risk?

National Meningitis Association Urges Parents to Protect Their Preteens and Teens through Vaccination MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- What began for Gerald Pe as a pleasant day at the beach quickly turned into a fight for his life and resulted in him losing portions of his feet and suf...

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols features tissue culture methods for immune cells and neurons

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Tues., Dec. 2, 2008) The complexity of vital organ systems makes them difficult to study in living organisms. Tissue culture methods for specific cell types allow researchers to break these systems down into component parts that can be readily manipulated and observed....

Cold Spring Harbor science teams identify 13 new tumor-suppressor genes in liver cancer

Over the years, hunting for cancer-related genes and understanding how they work has been an important, although time-consuming, exercise. At Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), five different research groups have now combined their expertise to speed up the rate of discovering cancer-related g...

HMS Holdings Corp. to Present at Stephens 2008 Spring Investment Conference

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: HMSY) today announced that it will present at the Stephens 2008 Spring Investment Conference, which will be held June 4-5, 2008 at the New York Palace Hotel. Walter Hosp, Chief Financial Officer of HMS Holdings Corp., wil...

The Ensign Group to Present at the FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference on May 29th

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, announced today that it will participate in the FBR Capital Markets 12th A...

Cold Spring Harbor scientists reveal a protein's role in enabling AIDS virus to reproduce

A team of scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has discovered new details about how a simian strain of the AIDS virus replicates. The findings are significant because they suggest new strategies to prevent replication, and because they are applicable to human strains of the virus, wh...

Kensey Nash to Participate in the Friedman Billings Ramsey 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference

EXTON, Pa., May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) is scheduled to present at the FBR 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, May 28, 2008. Douglas G. Evans, Kensey Nash's COO, will deliver the...

VNUS Medical Technologies to Present at FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a leading provider of medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disease, today announced its plans to present at the FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Invest...

Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Present at the FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference

Presentation Will be Webcast Live and Archived on Company's Website ROCKVILLE, Md., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VNDA ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of clinical-stage product candidates for central nerv...

JDRF announces 2008 Spring Research Review Award

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation recently awarded its top honors to three noted scientists. The awards were presented at the 2008 Spring Research Review Awards Dinner. The David Rumbough Award for Scientific Excellence was established in 1974 by the actress Dina Merrill, in honor of he...

SXC Health Solutions to present at the FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference

LISLE, IL, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions, Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI , TSX: SXC), a leading provider of pharmacy benefits management services, announces that Mark Thierer, President and COO and Jeff Park, SVP Finance and CFO, will present at the FBR Ca...

The 2008 AMIA Spring Congress to Showcase Best Practices and Innovations in Biomedical and Health Informatics Research and Education

BETHESDA, Md., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AMIA will host its 2008 Spring Congress May 29-31 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. The meeting brings together experts and professionals representing industry, government, and the academic and non-profit sector across the spectru...

ev3 Inc. to Present at the FBR Capital Markets 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference

PLYMOUTH, Minn., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ev3 Inc. (Nasdaq: EVVV) today announced that Pat Spangler, senior vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the 2008 FBR Capital Markets Spring Investor Conference on Thursday, May 29, 2008 at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time...

Nasal Irrigation Can Help Fight Spring Allergies

Ingredients can be bought over the counter and safely used at home SUNDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- When you're doing your spring cleaning, don't forget your nose. Nasal irrigation is a cheap and easy way for people with spring allergies, nasal congestion, stuffy noses and post-na...

Mission Community Hospital Hosts Spring Fundraiser to Refurbish Treasured Valley Emergency Room

PANORAMA CITY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Community Hospital (Mission) will hold a major fundraiser on May 17 to help raise $150,000 to refurbish its emergency room, which treats an average of 16,000 individuals per year -- three times the number of patients it was originally des...

Milestone Scientific to Exhibit at the California Dental Association (CDA) Spring Scientific Session

LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it will be showcasing and demonstrating its award winning STA(TM) System at the upcoming California Dental A...

2008 Spring Allergy Capitals Announced

Lexington, KY, Takes the Lead WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) revealed the nation's new top 100 Spring Allergy Capital(TM) today -- the most challenging places to live for people with spring allergies. Spring is the worst ...

The spring in your step is more than just a good mood

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Scientists using a bionic boot found that during walking, the ankle does about three times the work for the same amount of energy compared to isolated muscles---in other words, the spring in your step is very real and helps us move efficiently. While much has been done measur...

Joint Center to Focus on Issues of Health Equity During Congressional Black Caucus Spring Health Braintrust

WASHINGTON, April 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies: Who: The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in collaboration with California Newsreel, One Economy Corporation and the National Association of...

Journey Lite of Thousand Oaks Announces Special Spring Price Discount In Response to Effects of Softening Economy on Patients' Pocketbooks

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Journey Lite of Thousand Oaks, CA, today announced that in light of the economic pressures being felt by many prospective patients, it is reducing its cash price for patients paying out-of-pocket for their weight loss surgery. Beginning toda...
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