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Doctors Join Patients to Protest at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties July 17; Thousands Join in Nationwide Event

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We'll quit before we practice government medicine" will be the message of thousands of doctors at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties on July 17. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons is joining the Tea Party Patriots to ...

Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - A new national study finds kids are being hurt in bathtubs and showers at a surprising rate.* You might think scalding or near drownings would be the most common threat in the bathroom, but they're not. Experts at Nationwide Children's Hospital say slips and falls are far mo...

VA Reopening Health Care Enrollment to Thousands of Veterans

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which now has nearly 8 million Veterans enrolled in its award-winning health care system, is poised to welcome nearly 266,000 more Veterans into its medical centers and clinics across the country by expanding a...

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon

If the Obama administration wants to cut the budget and improve the economy, it should demand effective drug rehabilitation that can achieve stable recovery. LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars," says Cl...

S.C. BlueCross Makes Coverage Available for Thousands of South Carolina Graduates Lacking Health Insurance

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employers will hire 22 percent fewer college graduates in 2009 than they did last year, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). That means thousands of South Carolina college students graduating this spring will need...

Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake

70,000 people injured during the earthquake require long-term specialized care to properly heal Millwood, VA and Beijing, China (Vocus) May 12, 2009 -- On the one-year anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated China's Sichuan Province, Project HOPE , an int...

Old Age Isn't a Disease But Arthritis Is - Online Content From Morris Animal Foundation Helps Pet Owners Prevent and Treat Disease That Affects Thousands Each Year

DENVER, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary researchers estimate that 20 percent of adult dogs suffer silently from osteoarthritis and 45 percent of cats endure arthritic pain. To educate pet owners about arthritis -- and ways to prevent and treat it -- Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) developed ...

Latinos in Chicago and Suburbs Face Alarming Numbers of Cases of Alzheimer's Disease While Thousands More are at Risk of Being Diagnosed

The growing number of Hispanic/Latinos with Alzheimer's and memory loss motivates the birth of a new initiative to address a comprehensive action plan CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Chicagoland alone, more than 135,000 Latinos currently suffer from Alzheimer's disease and oth...

Video: Celebrities and Thousands of Walkers Unite at Nation's Capitol to Raise Awareness About Seizures and Epilepsy

WASHINGTON, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of epilepsy advocates, caregivers, patients and their families joined television stars and sports celebrities at the nation's Capitol today to support the third annual National Walk for Epilepsy. Over the past two years, the event has raised more than...

Tens of Thousands of Back Pain Patients Overtreated in Six Health Plans, According to HealthCore Study

INDIANAPOLIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 35,000 people had unnecessary imaging tests and almost 1,000 underwent inappropriate back surgery less than six weeks after diagnosis, according to a study of six WellPoint-affiliated plans over a 12-month period, conducted by HealthCore, WellPoint'...

Main U.S. Toxics Law Failing to Ensure Safety of Thousands of Chemicals

Congress Must Reform Ineffective 33-year-old Chemicals Law, Expert Testifies WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress urgently needs to reform the nation's main chemicals law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, because it has failed to ensure the safety of the te...

According to A Better Tomorrow Wells Fargo's Credit Card Processing Division is Withholding Tens of Thousands of Dollars Owed to a Southern California-Based Behavioral Healthcare Treatment Center

MURRIETA, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're looking for an example of how banks are abusing the Troubled Asset Relief Program, consider Wells Fargo Bank, which has received $25 billion in federal aid. Since last week, the San Francisco-based bank has inexplicably withheld...

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. and MTV Games Make a Donation to Starlight and Bring Rock Band(R) to Thousands of Seriously Ill Children

- Harmonix and MTV Games give a minimum $50,000 contribution and more than 650 Rock Band(R) bundles in support of Starlight Children's Foundation programs LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. and MTV Games are making a generous minimum $50,000 gift to Starlight Ch...

Red Cross Caring for People in Eight States as Winter Storm Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Power

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 5,000 people escaped their frigid homes last night in American Red Cross shelters in areas where utility companies are working to restore power to more than 770,000 homes and businesses still in the dark after this week's storm. With new snow o...

Vitals Reports Thousands of Americans Are 'Checking Up' on Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Leading Doctor Evaluation Web Site Sees Surge in Users Performing Online "Background Checks" on Surgeon General-Designate LYNDHURST, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitals ( www.vitals.com ), the nation's leading doctor evaluation web site reported today that 10,000 Americans have visited the w...

Experts on JustAnswer(R) Projected to Help Thousands During the Thanksgiving Holiday

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- While most businesses are closed on Thanksgiving, Expert answers site JustAnswer ( http://www.justanswer.com/ ) will be in full effect as Doctors, Lawyers, Mechanics, and other Experts will be diligently providing answers to those with questions at all hours....

Diabetics Spend Thousands More on Care

Tab is $4,174 more a year, but study says proper management, lifestyle changes can help TUESDAY, Nov. 25 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes spend thousands of dollars more on medical costs each year than those without the disease, and that disparity increases substantially each...

Cost of treating colorectal cancer can vary by thousands per patient

DURHAM, N.C. -- The cost of treating colorectal cancer varies widely, with newer, life-extending therapies sometimes costing tens of thousands of dollars more than older agents, according to a study led by a team of researchers in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. "The total cost of chemoth...

Crisis in Congo: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts for Thousands of Displaced, Calls on Regional Leaders to Act

-- Agency appealing for $2.8 million globally to respond to increased needs in eastern DRC -- Fighting hampering delivery of critical aid; World Vision reaching 10,000 families so far -- Friday's Nairobi summit must seek non-military, long-term solutions, urges World Vis...

Tens of Thousands View DressLikePalin Web Site

Internet browsers weigh in - $150,000 on wardrobe could have been spent on healthcare, housing OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 62,000 viewers have viewed the http://www.DressLikePalin.com website this week, scores offering their views on other uses ...

As Diabetes Reaches Epidemic Levels in Georgia and U.S., Thousands Drawn to Diabetes University in Atlanta Nov. 8

Participants urged to sign up online at http://www.diabetesatlanta.org ATLANTA, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Question: What disease has been diagnosed in more than 600,000 Georgians, could be present in more than 300,000 more, and kills five people every day in Georgia? HIV, cancer, heart dis...

Scientific hunch poised to save thousands from toxic fish poisoning

A neuroscientist at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute has found a way to combat a debilitating illness that affects an estimated 50,000 people a year in tropical regions. Ciguatera poisoning which often results in acute nausea, vomiting and painful gastrointestinal episodes is caused by eating...

Fast Radios Introduces RoIP: Extending Two-Way Radio Range Thousands of Miles

Fast Radios, a leader in the commercial two-way radio industry, introduces 2 Way Radios over Internet (RoIP). This new technology allows users to talk via two way radios to locations ten miles, hundreds of miles or even thousands of miles away! Naples, Florida (PRWEB) O...

Canadian Company Sued for Defrauding Thousands of U.S. Consumers of Dietary Supplements

BOSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. announced today that consumers in sixteen states have filed lawsuits against Canadian company Wellnx Life Sciences, which markets and sells three dietary supplements throughout the United States, and against its owners an...

Salvation Army Supporting Shelter and Evacuation for Hurricane Ike With Meals for Thousands of Evacuees and Emergency Workers

Warns Residents That Storm's Path Threatens Major Population Center and Heightens Danger ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army today is supporting the evacuation and shelter operations ordered by the State of Texas prior to the anticipated landfall of Hurric...

Gentiva Safe Strides(R) Home Balance Therapy Program is Reducing Risk of Dangerous Falls and Relieving Pain for Thousands of Older Americans

96% of Patients in National Survey Showed Reduction in Fall Risk MELVILLE, N.Y., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Safe Strides, the pioneering home balance therapy program from Gentiva Health Services, Inc., is reducing the risk of dangerous falls, relieving pain and increasing se...

Purple Dog Tag Launches; Provides Hope and Healing to Thousands of US Servicemen & Veterans

Purpledogtag.com Offers Easy Way for Every American to Stand Behind Our Troops BOSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ron Lawner's Catalyst (RLC), a company focused on creating awareness for the most underserved and at-risk groups in our country, today annou...

Crestline Has Access to Hundreds of Thousands of Items

Crestline Custom Imprinted Products, a direct marketing promotional products company, is tapped in to a network of more then 3,000 factories, offering hundreds of thousands of customizable products. Lewiston, ME (PRWEB) July 1, 2008 -- With hundreds of products readily ...

'Neglected infections of poverty' in US disable hundreds of thousands of Americans annually

An analysis published June 25th in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases highlights that diseases very similar to those plaguing Africa, Asia, and Latin America are also occurring frequently among the poorest people in the United States, especially women and children. These d...

Resveratrol: Thousands of Bottles of Wine, High-Dose Pills Not Required; Mega-doses May Induce Side Effects

Dynamic Dosing Of Resveratrol Recommended For Optimal Health SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- While an earlier published rodent study showed that ultra-high doses of resveratrol (1565 milligram human dose), equivalent to 1500 bottles of wine or many dietary supplement capsules, ...

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...

Unwilling to Sit on the Sidelines: Tens of Thousands of American Diabetes Association Volunteers Honored for Their Fight Against Diabetes During National Volunteer Appreciation Week

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unwilling to sit on the sidelines, thousands of people around the country are standing up to the greatest public health crisis of the next quarter century. In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 27-May 3, 2008), the Am...

Geisinger improves care for thousands of diabetics through use of the Electronic Health Record

DANVILLE, PA Using the Electronic Health Record to actively engage diabetes patients in their own care results in improved blood sugar and cholesterol levels, better vaccination compliance and increased tobacco cessation rates, according to a new Geisinger study. Geisinger Health System launc...

1st US study -- gymnastics lands thousands in ER

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) More than 600,000 children participate in school-sponsored and club-level gymnastics competitions annually in the United States. Yet gymnastics continues to be overlooked in terms of potential for injury, while having one of the highest injury rates of all girls sports. A stud...

Park Nicollet to Cut Off Care to Thousands of Minnesota Seniors

Attorney General says Healthcare provider is putting Profits before Patients ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson at their side, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 leaders today at a news ...

SEIU: Thousands of Ohio Nurses and Other Healthcare Employees Denied a Voice at Work After Vicious Union-Busting Campaign by the California Nurses Association

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 8,000 nurses and other healthcare workers in Ohio saw their dreams of forming a union derailed today after the California Nurses Association flooded the state with hostile organizers and bombarded workers with wildly false and misleadi...

GP's databases could identify tens of thousands with undiagnosed diabetes in UK

Researchers who examined blood test records in a survey of over 3.6 million patient records held by UK GP surgeries have found thousands of cases of probable undiagnosed diabetes. This could help identify tens of thousands of people with undiagnosed diabetes in UK. The research is published in...

Left in the Dark and Facing Thousands in Rent Increases, Elderly Atria Senior Living Residents Protest; Call for Improvements

As Gov. Threatens Cuts to State Assisted Living Inspections, Rents Soar and Problems Abound at State's Largest Senior Living Provider DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elderly residents at Atria Senior Living's Covell Gardens facility continued their protests over exorbitan...

U.S. Pharmacopeia 8th Annual MEDMARX(R) Report Indicates Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Drugs Lead to Thousands of Medication Errors Nationwide

Each of the top 10 most prescribed drugs in America commonly confused with at least one other drug ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th annual national MEDMARX(R) Data Report released today by the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) revealed that more than 1,400 commonly u...

Los Angeles Red Cross Aids Thousands of Wildfire Evacuees

10,000 People Receive Meals and Snacks LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Southern California wildfires continue to devastate areas of Southern California, the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles has two shelters open to provide food, shelter and emotional suppo...
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