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BurrellesLuce White Paper Gives Advice on Turning Twitter Connections Into Community Building Blocks

A white paper just issued by BurrellesLuce, the leader in media relations services, explains how PR professionals can add a vital dimension to their Twitter activity by regularly conducting interviews on Twitter (Twitterviews), and hosting or attending offline meet-ups of Twitter followers (Tweet...

Feeding Feelings: Survey Reveals Americans Are Turning to Junk Food When Stressed

Fitness and Diet Expert Bob Greene's Solution to Cope - Eat Healthy, Crunchy Foods and Exercise More CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As financial insecurity mounts and stress levels rise, Americans are paying more attention to their bottom lines than their waistlines. In fact, a recent survey...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - Vision Research at the VA

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision loss is a high priority area for VA Research. Among VA's research projects in the exciting domain of vision restoration for Veterans are the development of an artificial retina to restore vision to those affected by macular degeneration and retinitis...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - Traumatic Brain Injury Research at the VA

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a complex type of injury to the brain's structure, is common among Veterans and has been called one of the "signature injuries" of modern combat. VA's research related to TBI is wide-ranging. Among its goals: shedding light on ...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - Genomics Research at the VA

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VA's Office of Research and Development is at the forefront of developing safer, more effective treatments based on new knowledge about the role of genes in health and disease. VA is superbly fitted to study genomics--the use of patients' individual genetic p...

Cities Rapidly Turning to Nixle as Communications Platform for Swine Flu Updates; Outbreak Exemplifies Need for Secure, Trusted Communications

More than 600 municipalities now testing or pushing out Nixle service SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nixle, a new rapidly growing community information service, is receiving hundreds of new requests to have the service activated, so municipalities nationwide can keep residents infor...

Minnesota Smokers Turning to QUITPLAN(R) Services After Cigarette Tax Hike

Use of free quit-smoking services triples following 62-cent increase on cigarettes MINNEAPOLIS, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent federal tax increase on cigarettes has a lot of Minnesotans trying to quit smoking. QUITPLAN Services, the free stop-smoking program provided by ClearWay Minneso...

With the Economy of the United States at a Turning Point, Health Care Could Be Our Next Serious Crisis ...

Just in time to help prevent a catastrophe of epic proportions is Get off the Dime: The Secret of Changing Who Pays for Your Health Care NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dr. Potarazu's book is both compelling and informative. His vision of empowering patients and employers, by using i...

Science Fiction Has Become Reality with Remarkable Anti-Aging Treatment Breakthrough - Turning Back the Biological Clock in Aging

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This may sound like science fiction, but it is truly cutting-edge reality. Internationally acclaimed anti-aging Doctor, Al Sears MD, has become the first U.S. doctor licensed to provide TA-65 to the public through his private practice based in Roy...

Karen Haney Joins The Turning Point Group as Partner and Vice President of Client Services - Healthcare

HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Turning Point Group, LP announces the appointment of Karen Haney as Partner and Vice President of Client Services Healthcare Division. As Vice President of Client Services, Haney will focus on leading client services for the national client base of The Turn...

New Mini-Documentary Exposes Psychiatric Drugs Turning Kids into Killers

54 Dead and 105 Wounded in Recent Teen and School Shootings LOS ANGELES, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 14, Illinois gunman Steven Kazmierczak became the 12th shooter in the past decade under the influence of psychiatric drugs documented by international drug regulatory age...

Capsule endoscopy turning up undiagnosed cases of Crohn's disease

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A small capsule that takes snapshots of the small intestine as it moves through the digestive tract helped doctors spot cases of Crohns disease that had gone undiagnosed for up to 15 years, according to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Reporting...

Stress Keeps Americans Tossing and Turning

Better Sleep Council and Council for Responsible Nutrition Issue Simple Steps to Sleep Better and Stress Less ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As stress from economic anxiety mounts, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have joined forces for ...

Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

A new study has revealed that girls as young as 15 are resorting to the drug speed, class A and class B, for losing weight. The Amphetamine drugs that are snorted and injected contract appetite and trigger maniac behaviour, which results in burning of calories. Robin Herne with Suf...

Charlotte Church Turning to ITunes to Overcome Labour Pains

Welsh singer and TV presenter Charlotte Church has been preparing her playlist of songs that will help her cope with the pain of childbirth, if reports have to be believed . It seems that the 'Crazy Chick' singer, who is expecting her first child with beau Gavin Henson, hopes that the iTune...

Europe Mulls Turning Its Excess Wine into Bioethanol

Europe is contemplating turning its excess wine produce into bioethanol. The European Commission is putting final touches to the plan. Commission officials have, however, made it clear that this will be the last time the EU will subsidize such a move. Michael Mann, commiss...

China Turning Tables on the US on Food Import

The Chinese government goes offensive on food import from the US. The latest health supplement and raisins import from the US were returned or destroyed, as it did not meet the Chinese safety standards. Earlier Chinese products were rejected by the US on grounds of it being tainted and dangerous. ...

Public Libraries Turning into Shelters for the Homeless in the US

As the problem of the chronically homeless mounts in the US, the public libraries in that country are slowly turning into de facto daytime shelters. // In bad weather -- hot, cold, or wet -- most of the homeless have nowhere to go but public places. The local shelters push them out ont...

Drugs Policy, Turning a Blind Eye?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) sufferers are not being enabled the treatment which would benefit their eyesight//. On the contrary, as per the claims of a labor MP, the primary care trusts (PCTs) are not in a position to sponsor a new treatment which would be beneficial to people with AMD. ...

Are call centers turning a deaf ear to potential acoustic shocks?

In a report that might alert the antennae of call centre employees, and cause them to make noise about the apathy of nearly two-thirds of call // centers in UK, who are now in a tight spot for having done precious little to prevent hearing damage in their employees. This revelation is indeed a wake...

Diabetes Fast Turning Into A Epidemic In Australia

A national health study in Australia shows that an alarming 270 people develop diabetes every day, and it was mainly due to their lifestyle//. These new figures, conducted by the International Diabetes Institute over 15 months, show 100,000 adults each year, or 275 people a day, are developing diab...

Gene alteration observed in children turning into adults

When children turn into adults, some genes involved in controlling their blood pressure change as well. This is as per a study of more than 500 pairs of twins. // Black and white identical and fraternal twins was done and it showed that changes in gene expression between ages 14 and 18 accounted f...

Dental implants are turning to gain popularity

According to a new survey shows that Americans are opting for dental implants to replace problem teeth. If you lose a tooth through accident, injury or decay, //the traditional solution to the problem is to go for dentures - artificial teeth fixed on a bridge that is inserted into the mouth. But im...

Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

Many cancer patients, according to a recent study, are increasingly turning to the Internet for information about their disease. In this context physicians need to be aware of various Internet medical sites so they can guide the patients to the most reliable, accurate and updated information. Dr....

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

The desire to access news immediately, the urge for confidentiality and embarrassment in asking questions on sexual problems drive many teens to health portals in their quest for answers to their health queries. Earlier it was the agony aunt column in magazines now it is the medical portals, which ...

America Takes on the Challenge to Fight Obesity

...hallenge is a call-to-action for all Americans to come together and help people take control of their health by getting fit, losing excess weight and turning back the deadly toll of weight-related diseases that threaten nearly half of us. The Challenge, a campaign supported and endorsed by leaders across ...

Former Microsoft Healthcare Executive Joins iMedExchange

...ceutical and medical device companies in particular face a changed landscape when reaching physicians," said Chase. "Increasingly, these companies are turning to new media opportunities to expand their reach and exposure." To learn more about partnering with iMedExchange email: Partnerships@imedexch...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

... period of time. Annette, an ALCAT tester, suffered from multiple sclerosis symptoms for decades. "It was as if I was drunk but I do not drink. turning over in bed was nearly impossible to do," said Annette. After taking the ALCAT Test and following the recommended rotation diet, her symptoms immediat...

CareFirst Joins Partnership of Blues Plans as Owner of NASCO

..., which is resonating with CEOs and CIOs across Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans. As Plans face economic challenges never before experienced, they are turning to proven, scalable and affordable solutions like ours." About CareFirst In its 72nd year of service, CareFirst, an independent licensee ...

CAHI Says Health Insurers Are Not the 'Problem'

...e of slipping it by the public with little or no scrutiny. That plan has backfired. Indeed the public has turned on the plan, so the plan creators are turning on health insurers in an effort to deflect the anger. Health insurers are not the "problem," as Speaker Pelosi asserts, and they certainly are...

LG Electronics Introduces New Flat-Panel HDTVs Designed Specifically for Long-Term Care Facilities

...d enhanced patient controls, according to Tim Wright, director of LG Healthcare Products, LG Electronics Business Solutions USA. "Signaling a turning point in the long-term care industry from patient-owned to facility-owned HDTVs, LG is at the forefront of change as the first major manufacturer to p...

Photos: Balance Nutrition and Taste, Reduce Food Waste!

...food waste at lunchtime. Some simple tips include: Plan meals and snacks a week in advance with your child's input. Recycle leftovers by turning baked chicken into a soft taco or chicken salad. Participate in the school lunch program in full or buy a la carte items like regular or flavore...

Men Around the World Seek Cosmetic Surgery

... MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic Surgery Guru reveals that men around the world are turning to cosmetic surgery in increasing numbers, driven by the recent economic downturn and a growing concern over "moobs" ("man boobs".) Male cosmet...

AstraZeneca and the Artery Explorer Take California Residents on Virtual Journey Through the Arteries

... Games attendees and their families and is designed to motivate participants to take action by improving the health of their arteries." Before turning 35 years of age, two out of three Americans will have some degree of athero.(3) However, it's not too late to learn how to care for the arteries, espe...

LFAGW to Offer First 'Living with Lupus' Baltimore Workshop on August 15

...haped rash across the cheeks and nose Sun- or light-sensitivity (photosensitivity) Hair loss Blood-clotting problems Fingers turning white and/or blue in the cold (Raynaud's phenomenon) Ulcers in mouth or nose LFAGW's Free, Ongoing Services Free, ongoi...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

...ster-like skin inflammations, skin rashes similar to hives and groups of small swollen sacs of pus. They are just unattractive, disgusting and they're turning up everywhere," according to Barash. "High cost treatments are not the best treatments they just cost a lot," continued Barash, "exterminators ...

Mathematical modeling predicts response to Herceptin

... PHILADELPHIA Cancer researchers are turning to mathematical models to help answer important clinical questions, and a new paper in Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Ca...

Students Connect with Stable Careers Through Updated Medical Assistant Career Resources on All Allied Health Schools

...rkers to meet their needs. At the same time, cost-conscious health care providers are looking for ways to minimize their expenses and are increasingly turning to medical assistants and nurses to perform more tasks that don't require the time and attention of a specialized medical doctor. Since most medi...

Miller-McCune Magazine Wins Environmental Journalism Prize

...ives into molecular biology, toxicology and genetics." "Valerie Brown has a knack for taking extremely complicated scientific information and turning it into important and accurate journalism that's fun to read," Miller-McCune Editor-in-Chief John Mecklin said. "No, amend that: It's not a knack, i...

Burner Balm Gets International Attention

...p balm that claims to boost energy, suppress hunger and burn fat, recently came into the dietary, energy drink and lip balm arena. The product line is turning heads worldwide with orders coming in from as far away as the Czech Republic, Ireland and Great Britain. Recently reported by ABC 7 News in L...
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