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New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

August Issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Examines Unintended Consequences WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking bans, while a necessary and positive trend for reducing exposure to secondhand smoke, have some unintended consequences--e...

Prepaid Emergency Travel Announces a Unique Service That Provides Peace of Mind During Family Emergencies

Independent Research Reveals Most Adults Would Experience Travel Expense Hardship During a Time of Family Crisis. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) -- Once upon a time Denise found herself in the midst of a crisis. Her brother had just called last minute from Alabama -- there had ...

Moore Unique Skin Care Announces the Release of Eventone Glycolic Texturizer for Men and Women

HOUSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Moore Unique Skin Care announces the introduction of the newly branded Eventone Glycolic Texturizer, formerly known as Toner Cream, to drugstores and retailers across the U.S., including select Walgreens, HEB and CVS stores. Eventone Glycolic Textur...

Heartfelt Tales by Physicians and Patients Inspire a Unique Online National Magazine

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A popular new weekly online magazine is providing a voice for doctors, other health professionals and patients across the nation who, in well-crafted, poignant nonfiction stories and poems, share the emotionally wrenching and inspirational mo...

House to Home Services is Selected as a Unique Health Provider

PHOENIX, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- What do moving and health have in common? Well, according to EmpowHer, a lot! That's why this online resource dedicated to helping women has selected House to Home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to be one of its unique health providers...

Leading Blood Centers, LifeSource and Central Blood Bank, Spotlight a Unique Donor Population During National Hereditary Hemochromatosis Awareness Month

CHICAGO, JULY 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to America's Blood Centers, every two seconds someone is in need of blood - and during the summer season the need is even more profound. In honor of National Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) Awareness Month in July, two of the nation's...

A Unique Rhythm In The Heart Of Coconut Grove, Florida

COCONUT GROVE, Fla., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most famous hotels in Coconut Grove, Florida is now offering two incredible opportunities that everyone should take advantage of. In the spirit of game shows of yesterday and today, a Coconut Grove Miami resort is offering a Let's Make a ...

Roche Diabetes Care Announces Unique Coaching Program for Diabetes Educators as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight the Disease

Program helps diabetes educators better engage and motivate their patients with the goal of more positive outcomes. INDIANAPOLIS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, announced today the latest component of its Behavior Chan...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

Thin, Low-Cost, 5x3-Inch Module Ideal for ADA-Compliant Wall Fixtures; One-Fourth the Power of Standard Incandescents SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a unique LED-based lighting module that enables luminaire manufacturers to accelerate adoption of SSL ...

Hypoallergenic Cat Company Launches Pet Buddies Program to Donate Its Unique Kittens to Pet-Allergic Children Undergoing Long-Term Medical Treatment

Following a successful pilot, the Pet Buddies program will give company's scientifically proven hypoallergenic cats free of cost to allergic children undergoing treatment for life-threatening diseases LAS VEGAS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Those who have a companion animal understand that the hum...

Accelerated Development of New Treatment for Multi Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: TB Alliance and Tibotec Announce Unique Partnership to Develop TMC207

SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 10:30am Eastern (9:30am Central; 8:30am Mountain; 7:30am Pacific) Dial-in: 1-877-879-6184 (toll-free) 1-719-325-4759 (local access) Conference Title: TB Alliance/Tibotec Briefing...

Language Technologies Introduces ReadSmart Edition Apps(TM) for the iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) Touch; Unique Apps Improve Ergonomics of Reading while Retaining Look and Design of Print Books

Text in a Document is Optimized for Reading while Preserving the Designer's Layout TUCSON, Ariz., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Language Technologies, Inc., a software developer specializing in reading technology, today announced the launch of its ReadSmart Edition(TM) applications designed for the...

CEL-SCI Scientist Invited to Discuss Plans to Launch Unique Manufacturing Process That Saves Cost While Enhancing the Shelf Life of Drugs at 5th Annual Aseptic Processing of Sterile Drug Products Conference

VIENNA, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE Amex: CVM ) announced today that Eyal Talor, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research and Manufacturing at CEL-SCI, has accepted an invitation to be a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Aseptic Processing of Sterile Dru...

BellaDerm(TM), a Unique Human Skin Tissue Implant for Facial and Body Contouring, is Introduced by MTF

EDISON, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BellaDerm, the first human dermal tissue graft offered specifically for facial and body contouring procedures, is being introduced today by MTF, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, the country's leading non-profit tissue bank. BellaDerm is a uniqu...

Beazley's New Management Liability Coverage is Tailored to Unique Needs of Healthcare Organizations

CHICAGO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- By combining the expertise of its management liability and healthcare teams, Beazley Group (BEZ.L) has developed enhanced management liability coverage that is precisely tailored to the needs of healthcare organizations, including hospitals, long term care...

Here to Help(TM): Unique Program Combines Direct Personal Assistance With Web-Based Resources to Improve Opioid Dependence Treatment Outcomes

-Here to Help(TM), a new support program designed to improve treatment outcomes for patients dependent on prescription painkillers or heroin, from Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals- RICHMOND, Va. , May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals has launched Here to Help(TM), an u...

Henry Ford Hospital: Unique Patient Study -- No Informed Consent

DETROIT, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital is embarking on an unusual study intending to reduce brain damage or death of patients resulting from prolonged seizures before arriving at the hospital. But because the patients are unconscious during the seizure, they will not be able to pr...

200 Families of Children With Serious Eye Problems Benefit From Unique Gift Card Program at The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles announced that more than 200 families have benefited from a unique gift card program that began earlier this year. The gift cards have enabled these families, all of whose children have serious eye problems and ...

Four Unique Gifts for Expectant Moms Includes New Technology That Enhances Pre-Natal Bonding

HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As an expectant mother, her first official Mother's Day doesn't have to be next year, after her special delivery arrives. Here are four unique ideas to make this Mother's Day unforgettable for the expectant mother. Errands Service: For pregnant women prescr...

Researchers design unique method to induce immunity to certain STDs

Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common bacterial agent of sexually transmitted disease, accounting for more than a million reported infections in the United States each year. Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCL...

SOURCECORP(R) HealthSERVE Unveils Unique Tool for Healthcare Providers to Support Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program Defense

DALLAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCECORP , Incorporated, a leading provider of business process outsourcing solutions and specialized high value consulting services, continues to expand its portfolio of innovative healthcare service offerings with SOURCECORP RACSource, a financial manage...

National Radio Program to Expand Awareness of TrinityCare's Unique Approach to Senior Adult Care

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TCSR), which develops, manages and owns faith-based senior living facilities, today announced the expansion of its presence on radio in coordination with Life Perspectives, a nationally sy...

Video: Adults 'Facing' ADHD: ADHD Allies(TM) Offers Unique Online Community for Adults with ADHD on New Facebook(R) Page

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition commonly thought of as only affecting children, for nearly 9 million adults in the United States, ADHD is very much a reality. According to the National Institutes of Mental Healt...

Pittsburgh Hospital Teams with Pirates Baseball Club in Unique Effort to Encourage Teen Handwashing, Prevent Spread of MRSA

"All Great Athletes Have Great Hands" Poster Features Gold Glove Outfielder Nate McLouth, Three Teen Athletes PITTSBURGH, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), in partnership with the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball club and the city's Northside Leadership Conference, announc...

How Can We Improve Our Elementary School System? - Unique Market Research Analysis of the Subconscious of Parents

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Intuition is a psycholinguistic-based computer program that analyzes the person's written or spoken language and retrieves information from the subconscious. In the last 15 years, Computer Intuition was used to analyze focus groups, interviews, and...

North Texas LEAD Offers Unique Approach to Job Search Strategy

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The challenges of finding employment in today's economy may be less daunting thanks to support from North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity (LEAD). LEAD has assisted female and minority job seekers find managerial positions ...

CDC analysis finds unique social and behavior intervention helps reduce MRSA rates up to 62 percent

Princeton, NJ The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Plexus Institute (Plexus) today announce results from an analysis of a multifaceted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevention program that employed positive deviance (PD), a novel approach to social and behavior...

Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic

SEATTLE, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer treatment leaves patients with weakened immune systems. So it would seem obvious that an outpatient cancer clinic would be a prime breeding ground for infections because of the constantly revolving door of patients, visitors and staff, all of whom could be ...

Health Integrated Launches Unique Service for Health Plans Preparing for Federal Mental Health Parity Regulations

Company's strategic consultation and planning service identifies areas to mitigate costs associated with compliance while integrating best practices in mental and behavioral health coverage TAMPA, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, the leading Targeted Population Hea...

Improved Genetic Test Product Empowers Individuals to Better Understand Their Unique Nutritional Needs

Interleukin Genetics' Enhanced General Nutrition Test Report Outlines an Individual's Susceptibility to Poor Vitamin B Metabolism and Oxidative Stress WALTHAM, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ILI) announced today that it has created a n...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ValveXchange's Pioneering Heart Valve Technology for Unique Long-term Management and Future Replacement Advantages

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the prosthetic heart valves market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ValveXchange, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation of the Year Award for developing the innovative ValveXchange...

Former Genworth and GE Long Term Care Insurance Leader Brings Unique Sales Expertise to LTC Financial Partners, LLC

In His New Role, Tom Bartosic Plans to Recruit and Manage a 'World Class Team' to Meet the Growing Needs of the Nation KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. (Tom) Bartosic, a long-time leader in the long term care planning field, has joined LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a ...

WellPoint Foundation Awards Grants to OASIS to Expand Unique Active Generations Program

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique, intergenerational program developed by OASIS to enlist older adults in the fight against childhood obesity will be expanded to eight cities during the next two years with a $313,000 grant from the WellPoint Foundation, Inc. Active Generations ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes WCC for Its Unique Multimodal Platform

Higher accuracy through biographic and biometric fusion MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biometrics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes WCC Services US, Inc. (WCC) with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Emerging Multimoda...

SherWeb Launches Unique White Label Exchange Reseller Program

SherWeb, a world-leading provider of Hosted Microsoft Exchange, presents competitive risk-proof, out-of-the-box solution for resellers worldwide. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- SherWeb , a global leader in hosted solutions , launched its Hosted Exchang...

Teens with cancer present unique psychological issues

INDIANAPOLIS A diagnosis of cancer is devastating at any age, but for teens it occurs at a time of critical physical, individual and interpersonal development and other often anxiety-provoking changes. "Teens are at the threshold of life, increasingly separating from parents, developing close...

New Ads Provide Glimpse Into Unique Friendship Between Aflac Duck and Carl Edwards

NASCAR-themed Television Commercials Demonstrate Deepening Relationship Between Edwards and Primary Sponsor with Humor COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac is kicking off its first year as primary sponsor of Carl Edwards and the No. 99 Ford Fusion in a big way with the launch of its...

New Coalition, the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, to Address the Critical Shortage of Healthcare Workers Capable of Meeting the Unique Care Needs of Older Adults

-- Alliance Appoints Alice H. Hedt As Project Director -- WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) -- a new coalition of 25 leading organizations representing older adults and the eldercare workforce, including family caregivers, healthcare profes...

Employer Designed Self-Insured Healthcare Conference Offers Unique Perspective

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Savvy Self-Funding Healthcare Conference and Expo will provide employers and health plan sponsors the opportunity to discuss creative healthcare options during a June 1-3, 2009 conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The conference is unique, a...

Heartworm CD by Merial Offers Unique Approach to Managing this Deadly Condition

New Educational CD provides veterinarians with a new way to understanding and treating heartworm in dogs Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) January 19, 2009 -- Merial today announced the availability of an educational CD for veterinarians that presents a novel approach to understand...
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