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Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers are calling for teams to participate in the 2009 Home Run Derby at Jerry Uht Park ! EPHRATA, Pa., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNews...

Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers encourage you to report for Spring Training and sign up for the 2nd annual Home Run Derby EPHRATA, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Batter Up! It's time to break out your baseball bat and he...

Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer!

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers team up for a Homerun Derby statewide EPHRATA, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Batter Up! It's time to break out your cleats and bat and head out to the ballpark! The Pennsylvania Breast Can...

New Democracy Corps Battleground Poll of Swing Districts Finds Strong, Bi-Partisan Opposition to Cutting Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Democracy Corps Battleground Poll of likely voters in swing congressional districts conducted in mid-December when Congress was in its final FY 2008 budget deliberations, and released today, found strong, bipartisan opposition to cutting Medicar...

Gilbert Hospital ICU in Full Swing

GILBERT, Ariz., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilbert Hospital's ICU which opened just 30 days ago, is up to capacity with patients. The new ICU services the hospitals emergency department as well as the inpatient rooms. The three bed ICU is staffed with well trained and highly educated ...

Sadie Frost Takes a Swing on the Trapeze to Keep in Shape

Sadie Frost has taken up a rather strange hobby to help her keep fit. The English designer and former actress recently revealed that she has taken to the trapeze to keep her slender figure intact . 'Trapeze is good for your confidence and amazing for your body but I also wanted to do some...

Heart Rhythms Swing Precariously to Emotion, especially Anger

Heart rhythms can swing perilously when we are angry, even igniting life and death situations, to reveal scientists after studying nearly 1000 cardiac patients//. With the help of special instruments, called implantable cardioverter defibrillators, inserted near the heart, doctors studied the...

Health Industry On An Upward Swing In Germany

Health products in Germany has grown in leaps and bounds as more and more health conscious Germans are willing to spend lavishly, be it for wellness//, sport, vitality or anti-ageing. The present trend has led to a booming $87-billion market for health products in the country. According to expe...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

...ery protected the shoulder against sports-related injuries, such as a deceleration injury that can be caused when a golf club hits the ground during a swing or as the result of a fall during a tennis match. And any type of contact sport is discouraged following joint replacement surgery. The study was t...

Hit the Links for a Healthy Dose of Fun with Play Golf America

...with driving range and course time. "Training your body to use the right muscle groups will increase your chances of avoiding injuries, improving your swing and saving strokes." Including weight-bearing exercise in a fitness regime also helps strengthen bones and creates lean muscle mass. Also, rememb...

Summertime Means Hidden Health Hazards For Kids

...ar visit an emergency room as a result of a fall from a tree house and 700 more visit an emergency department to receive treatment for river tree rope swing injuries. #5 Dog bites: Attacks increase in the summer and the family dog is often the perpetrator. An average of 914 dog bites are treated in U....

Mock CPR drills in kids show many residents fail in key skills, Hopkins study reveals

... prevailing wisdom of focusing on ventilation rather than circulation during pediatric arrests is well founded, but it may have caused the pendulum to swing too far," Pronovost says. "We must restore the balance and start paying attention to circulation and heart rhythm maneuvers and teach future pediatric...

Underwriters Laboratories Reminds Parents to Pay Attention to 'Staycation' Safety Hazards

...e seventy percent of all playground-related deaths occur on home playground equipment, Drengenberg recommends that parents carefully inspect backyard swing sets and jungle gyms before inviting neighborhood kids over. Make sure equipment is anchored safely in the ground, all equipment pieces are in good w...

UPMC Health Plan Sponsors 'School of Swing' with MCG Jazz

...Guild will present its annual series of School of swing concerts for elementary schoolchildren on Monday,...n awareness programs being presented by School of swing sponsor UPMC Health Plan. School of swing is an interactive jazz education event, which occ...

Kids With Disabilities Benefit From Marianjoy Golf Camps

...ad a week of one-hour sessions to introduce youngsters to the game. Each session offers individualized instruction on the proper mechanics of the golf swing and putting, and movements are adapted to each child's ability. "What's really great about the camp is that it gives kids with disabilities the o...

Parents, Kids Enjoyed Kids Korral at Annual Komen Atlanta Race for the Cure

...ase. Items include the Bounce-A-Bout(TM) Activity Center, Cradling Bouncer, swing Anywhere(TM) Portable swing and the Tummy Cruiser(TM) Prop & Play Mat among others. "This year...

Body movements can influence problem solving, researchers report

...of exercise on problem-solving," Lleras said. Some subjects were told to swing their arms forward and backward during the exercise sessions, while others ...ely than those in the stretch group to solve the problem. "By making you swing your arms in a particular way, we're activating a part of your brain that d...

Ladders, Swings and More Can Cause Peril

...utdoor-related causes of head injury in 2007 were: Ladders, all types: 17,124 injuries Porches, balconies, open-sided floors: 16,124 Swings and swing sets: 10,727 Fences, fence posts: 10,152 Workshops (including power and hand tools and supplies): 9,666 Monkey bars and other playground climbin...

Go Pink on Mother's Day to Fight Breast Cancer

...eball history, including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, Jackie Robinson, and Hank Aaron, to name just a few. Stars of today also swing Louisville Slugger bats including Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez, Jim Thome, and Ken Griffey, Jr. Louisville Slugger also makes TPX(R) baseball equipm...

Parents, Kids Invited to Kids Korral at Annual Komen Atlanta Race for the Cure

...ase. Items include the Bounce-A-Bout(TM) Activity Center, Cradling Bouncer, swing Anywhere(TM) Portable swing and the Tummy Cruiser(TM) Prop & Play Mat among others. "This year...

In the ICU, use of benzodiazepines, other factors may predict severity of post-stay depression

...comes, such as patients' mental health and well-being," says Bienvenu. "So we asked ourselves, could certain aspects of critical illness and ICU care swing patients toward depression?" To test the idea, Bienvenu and other Johns Hopkins researchers evaluated patients recently admitted to one of 13 ICUs ...

Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risks in the ICU

... March 24, the American Diabetic Association (ADA) and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) warned against "letting this study swing the pendulum of glucose control too far in the other direction, where providers in hospitals are complacent about uncontrolled hyperglycemia." The ...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Molecular Breast Imaging, Canes and Walkers, Training for an Event and Hormone Therapy for Women

...throws off balance. Normally, a cane is held in the hand opposite of the weaker side. With weight on the stronger leg, the cane and the weak leg swing and strike the ground at the same time. When a cane is needed primarily for stability, it can be held in either hand. Walkers: Walkers provide...

ResMed Inc Announces Record Financial Results for the Quarter and Six Months Ended December 31, 2008

...ior year quarter. Cash flow from operations for the December 2008 quarter was a very strong $56.5 million. "Our new product cycle remains in full swing as we launched a number of new products during the second quarter. In the mask category, we launched the Activa(TM) LT, which offers patients superio...

Fit 4 Sex: The Guide to Make Sure He Never Leaves

...hes to keep you flexible through the night The Last Gal Standing : A series to develop upper arm/glut and oblique strength Forbidden swing : Targets your core abdominal and oblique crunches Damsel In Distress : A new spin on push ups to target tricep strength Sultry Pre...

BioFit 1Y Takes the Plunge to Fill Undersea Seating Role for NOAA

... The flexible BioFit 1Y features a swiveling base with a pivoting arm that can be securely mounted to any stable vertical surface, allowing it to swing out of the way while not in use and stay put while it is. The 1Y was designed to serve in a variety of environments where space constraints are a prim...

Antibiotics as Loss Leaders?

...d imply that these drugs are a ready treatment for colds and flu. One ad offers free antibiotics while stating that, "with cold and flu season in full swing we want to do what we can to help keep you and your family feeling your best during the winter months." This advice contradicts medical dogma, t...

MAQUET opens North America's first VARIOP prefabricated operating suite system

...such as ambient room lights, air conditioning equipment or ceiling mounted medical equipment Sliding doors that create much less air turbulence than swing doors, and provide for more efficient use of space in the OR Special-purpose, easy-to-clean wall elements that shield against x-rays, protect agains...

MAQUET Opens North America's First VARIOP Prefabricated Operating Suite System, Allowing Space Reconfiguration in Hours, Less Disruption Than Traditional Construction

...s ambient room lights, air conditioning equipment or ceiling mounted medical equipment Sliding doors that create much less air turbulence than swing doors, and provide for more efficient use of space in the OR Special-purpose, easy-to-clean wall elements that shield against x-rays, protect ...

Play at your own risk

...hat means letting your teammates down once in a while. Amateur sports are meant to be fun and healthy for you. Some of her advice might keep both your swing and step in line for a long, long time. ...

SEIU Members Stepping up Their Efforts for Obama-Biden Ticket

...o, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. More than 3,000 SEIU members, local and International staff are already working full time in swing states -- with tens of thousands volunteering on weekends and evenings -- to elect Barack Obama. With just under three weeks to go, SEIU has already: ...

National RN Union Launches Multi-State Drive for Healthcare Voters With Road Show in Nevada, October 13 Through 17

...Smith, a star of the movie SiCKO. NNOC is also reaching out to voters through a mail piece featuring the healthcare report card that is going out to swing voters across the state, especially unaffiliated women; with a broad phone banking campaign with nurses calling these same voters; and with print adve...

Diabetes Research and Awareness Receives Big Boost Thanks to Generous Gift from Thomas McInerney

... $100,000 to Combat Diabetes Thomas McInerney, Owner of McInerney's Woodhaven Chrysler Jeep, Gearing Up for Next Year's Event to "Take A swing At Diabetes" WOODHAVEN, Mich., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes research and awareness received a big boost thanks to a generous gift of more than ...

Perfect Pushup Continues Company Evolution With Launch Of Enhanced 'Perfect Pullup' Now Available at Retail

...low consumers to do pullups and chinups together for the first time and two swing arms that can be used in three different positions where consumers of any f...tlets through the United States and includes one adjustable Pullup bar, two swing arms, two rotating handles, ab straps, and a 21-day workout created by foun...

The ECNP consensus statement on bipolar depression

...ar disorder is typically referred to as an episodic, yet lifelong and clinically severe mood (or affective) disorder. Mood in bipolar disorder may swing from euphoria and/or extreme irritability (defined as mania) to depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure (bipolar depression). Less severe mood ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008).

...gn sees a mother lode of votes: a biographical 'narrative' to show he understands the economic fears and cultural cues of white middle-class voters in swing states." http://www.newsweek.com/id/155174 "So What If He Were Muslim?" (p. 37). Contributing Editor Ellis Cose writes that this election was no...

Bad Backs Essential Shoulder Brace - Now Available at badbackstore.com

...ralian designed product has been made for comfort and can be worn everyday. It offers gentle, but firm support, allowing the shoulders and arms to swing and move freely, and is completely invisible under clothes. You can wear it while sitting at your computer, working physically at a building site, rel...

Surviving Your PreRetirement Years: 15 Things You Must Do Between 50 and 64

...Fitness.com and Fitizens.com. If you can afford it, consider hiring a personal trainer, even if it's just for five to ten sessions to get you into the swing of things.      3. Select Your Anti-Aging Strategies to Live Longer and Look Younger from Head to Toe It's time to pay a...

UNC report: Heat-related deaths in high school football players dip, but all are preventable

... of football players who have died from heat stroke since 1995 (25 high school, 5 college, 2 professional and one sandlot). With summer now in full swing and football training sessions kicking into gear, the latest annual report serves as a stark reminder of the precautions that coaches and players ne...

Third of Elderly Patients Take Companion to See Doctor

...lth care, but they don't do it in a vacuum. They live in families." "In the past, we've ignored the third party, but we don't want the pendulum to swing and ignore older patients," Ory said. "It's that delicate balance that will get us the best quality of care." More information Visit the Nat...
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