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Ruben Studdard, American Idol Winner and R&B Pop Star, Spreads the Word about Sickle Cell Disease and the Dangers of Iron Overload

National tour kicks-off June 19 at the United Nations NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Event Highlights: Performance by Ruben Studdard, including the world premiere of "I Am a Fighter," a song inspired by Be Sickle Smart United Nations declaration of Wor...

Getting the word out when the need for speed is critical to public health

INDIANAPOLIS When the need for speed is critical, how can a public health department communicate with doctors and hospitals, sending alerts to help prevent or stop a public health crisis? How can thousands of health-care providers be notified about disease outbreaks, illness from food borne cont...

Be a Fan of Special Olympics Georgia athletes and join the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign

ATLANTA, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics Georgia announced a new youth-lead effort - Spread the Word to End the Word - 3.31.09, encouraging people to pledge to stop using the derogatory word "retard." Tuesday, March 31 will be devoted to educating and raising awarene...

National Institutes of Health Expands Use of Emergency Notification Services Provided by Send Word Now(TM) Across NIH Campus

NIH is Part of Growing List of Federal Agencies that Rely on Send Word Now for Rapid, Reliable Mass Notification NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SWN Communications Inc., the leading provider of emergency notification and other on-demand alerting and response services, today announced that...

Stop Use of Word 'Leper'

Use condemned as discriminatory at Global Appeal LONDON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for the Elimination of Leprosy and Japanese Government Goodwill Ambassador for the Human Rights of People Affected by Leprosy, has called for an end to the common use of...

Home Helpers and Veterans Express Helping Spread the Word About Little-Known Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit

In an attempt to spread the word about the little-known Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit to the population who needs it most, Ohio-based Home Helpers, an in-home, non-medical care provider, and California-based Veterans Express, a free service to help elderly veterans through the complex VA a...

Healthy Eating Bible - The Word According to Gillian McKeith

LONDON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy eating is being embraced by an increasing number of people who are turning away from a diet of high fat junk food. With this change of dietary direction being one of the most important decisions anyone will ever make, a new bestselling book from nutrition...

New Word of Mouth Research Finds Moms Buzzing About Brands

BabyCenter(R)/Keller Fay study reveals pregnant and new moms have over 109 word of mouth conversations per week about products, services and brands SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New research released today by BabyCenter(R), the largest online resource for expectant and new...

Launch of New Educational Campaign, Spread the Word - NOT the Flu!, Aims to Highlight Importance of Influenza Vaccination

- Coalition of forces join to launch educational program to help students make a difference in influenza prevention - Detailed curriculum teaches students about influenza and empowers them to be ambassadors of health at home and in their community CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 26...

Mom's the word for plump babies

A study conducted by researchers from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital postulates that the fathers are to be blamed if babies are born short. //Mothers seem to determine how plump babies finally become. The study is still in progress. But the researchers say that results derived so far, clea...

A word of caution about human milk

Health Canada has warned about the inherent risks involved in the consumption of breast milk from absolute strangers.// The human milk is capable of causing food poisoning if it is contaminated with viruses. There are chances that the human milk carries remnants of drugs or medication, which...

A Word Of Caution: Routine Screening For Breast Cancer Mutation Not Advisdable

In the first decision of its kind, an expert group in the US advises against routine screening for breast cancer genes. It is known that mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes increase the risk of breast cancer. // But the United States Preventive Services Task Force now says that routine scr...

A word of caution issued by the FDA for those using antipsychotic drugs for dementia

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a public notice regarding the fatal adverse events associated with demented patients// treated with atypical antipsychotic drugs. The notice was issued based on Seventeen controlled studies of elderly demented patients who were treated with the drug...

A Word Of Caution For Tampon Users

In the early 1980s toxic shock syndrome cases were 10 per 100,000 women, but dropped later in the decade when the highest absorbency tampons were // taken off the market. The number of cases are once again climbing putting the latest toxic shock syndrome statistics at 5 per 100,000 women. Toxic ...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession

...may qualify for free or discounted medications. To help spread the word about the assistance available, the PPA's "Help Is Here Express" buses cont... are working with America's pharmaceutical research companies to spread the word about the program. Trained specialists work with doctors, pharmacists, heal...

Happy Employees Lead to Healthier Patients

...ients that have higher levels of satisfaction are most likely to recommend the hospital to others when they are treated by highly-satisfied employees. word of mouth, more than any other source of marketing promotion, is a primary driver in patient care decisions. As the popularity of electronic test...

The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill in the Senate Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

...h this devastating disease. Scleroderma is a chronic and disabling connective tissue disorder resulting from an overproduction of collagen. The word "scleroderma" means hardening of the skin, which is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease. Scleroderma can affect many areas of the bo...

Top Dermatologists to be Selected and Published in "The Leading Physicians of the World" Consumer Directory.

... best doctors. With the rising costs of office visits, co-pays and medication, consumers want to get it right the first time and sometimes a friendly word of mouth is just not good enough. The International Association of Dermatologists selects the world's best dermatologists through extensive marke...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

...ampions' wide-receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, is helping eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child's ability to pay...s sooner." Fitzgerald is joining COVD this year to help spread the word that 20/20 is NOT perfect vision and that if your children are struggling w...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New York Workers Hurt by Recession

...may qualify for free or discounted medications. To help spread the word about the assistance available, the PPA's "Help Is Here Express" buses cont... are working with America's pharmaceutical research companies to spread the word about the program. Trained specialists work with doctors, pharmacists, heal...

Medical Transcription Service, MxSecure, Partners with CHV to Enhance Community Health Care

... system - MxTranscribe EHR™ - includes Internet-based access to files 24/7; online review and editing; single and dual electronic signature; key word search capabilities; distribution options for routing to network printers, faxing and secure e-mail; and detailed management reporting tools. MxTrans...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Four-Time World Series Champ Darryl Strawberry

...eball, I had to rise to the occasion. This, of course, was a much more difficult test, but I was determined to beat cancer." Now he spreads the word about his experience and encourages hope among his fellow cancer patients. "My message to people battling cancer is, 'Don't ever give up the fight. Yo...

FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

...in mercury, which may have neurotoxic effects on the nervous systems of developing children and fetuses." "FDA broke its contract and broke its word that it would put warnings for children and unborn children for neurological damage," said Charles G. Brown, National Counsel for Consumers for Dent...

RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors

...f the benefits they've earned." On behalf of the 400,000 senior-citizen supporters that RetireSafe represents, Phillips promised to spread the word to every Medicare beneficiary. RetireSafe is a grassroots organization with a mission to preserve, protect and enhance the options and benefits...

Personality in a Cup

...heir drink 2) Frozen Mexican Chocolate - a decadent drink blending cocoa powder, milk, cinnamon and brownies on ice for those who do not know the word "compromise" 3) Salted Caramel Milkshake - a treat consisting of milk, vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce and salt topped with whipped cream for pe...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Pennsylvania Workers Hurt by Recession

...y qualify for free or discounted medications. To help spread the word about the assistance available, the PPA's "Help Is Here Express" buses cont... are working with America's pharmaceutical research companies to spread the word about the program. Trained specialists work with doctors, pharmacists, heal...

Survey Reveals Women Aren't Doing All They Can to Support Breast Health

...f women by the end of October, but also to get women to take action to promote their own breast health. Each character created will help to spread the word about the simple things women can do. "I encourage women to take a proactive approach to their overall health by exercising and maintaining ...

Narconon Trois-Rivieres Cites 'Hillbilly Heroin' as Canadian Drug Addiction Crisis

... drug to take effect all at once, and this is why the time-release formula was developed. Typically providing 12-hour relief when taken as prescribed, word got around that when you chew, snort, or inject the drug, the release of Oxycodone is instant, giving intense euphoric effects. In 2003, there were cl...

House Democrats' Health Plan Contains Words of Coercion -- Not Choice -- Text Analysis Shows

...arketplace" -- a term that the President has used to describe the so-called public option -- appears just 3 times, as does the term "competition." The word "freedom" is nowhere to be found. Variants of the words "require," "limit," and "must" appeared a total of 708 times. Terms describing the conse...

Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

...nated," she said. "Our hope is that clinicians throughout the care continuum will become increasingly aware of adult vaccinations, and will spread the word to their patients." More information For more information on vaccines, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . ...

Claricode Launches Medical Software Scholarship Program with a Notable Judging Panel of Industry Experts

...al Software Essay Scholarship: The Claricode Medical Software Essay Scholarship awards a total of $5000 each year to the best three eligible 500-1000 word essays from full-time college/university students. The finalists will be announced in late November 2009, and the winners will be announced in Januar...

BluePrintCleanse to Create a Juice Rush With Free Shipping to State of California

...ce, the flexibility of a program with levels geared toward cleansing novices and veterans alike, and the convenience of home delivery. Strong positive word of mouth and positive reviews in magazines like New York ("Best Juice Cleanse"), Allure and Vogue have attracted many A-list celebrities, models...

BluePrintCleanse to Create a Juice Rush With Free Shipping to State of California

...ce, the flexibility of a program with levels geared toward cleansing novices and veterans alike, and the convenience of home delivery. Strong positive word of mouth and positive reviews in magazines like New York ("Best Juice Cleanse"), Allure and Vogue have attracted many A-list celebrities, models...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

... early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education classification." Fitzgerald is joining COVD this year to help spread the word that 20/20 is NOT perfect vision and that if your children are struggling with reading you need to take them to see a developmental optometrist. You ...

Cancer Patients Benefit From Speed, Accuracy of RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments

...o has held several public and private administrative positions. "I'm usually very good at crossword puzzles, but suddenly I couldn't think of a single word to answer the clues. At a party, I had to smile and nod my head because I couldn't understand what my friends were telling me. This was scary. Thankfu...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

...he Animas 2020 insulin pump, inset 30 infusion set, ezManager MAX software and the new OneTouch Ping glucose management system. Animas, from the Latin word meaning true inner self or soul, has been committed since 1996 to individual patient needs through the development of life-performance technology and ...

Full Transcript of House Democrats' Press Conference on Introduction of Health Care Legislation

...ance, or for those small businesses that cannot afford insurance, our legislation will allow people to choose an insurance option. And I emphasize the word "choice" because that choice and competition is one very formidable way to hold down the costs. We are trying to achieve a number of differen...

Nu Skin Chairman Recognized With 2009 International Award for Outstanding Business Performance

...Business Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program in Asia. About The Stevie Awards Nicknamed the Stevie(R) for the Greek word "crowned," the awards will be officially presented to winners at a gala dinner on Monday, September 14 in New York City. Stevie Awards are conferred i...

New: Interventional radiology coding users' guide

...d management charge sheets in Excel format, template coverage request letters with supporting documentation for IR procedures and an in-patient log in word format that may be customized. The guide's color-coded illustrations are separate JPG/GIF files, and photographs of several IR procedures are availabl...

SNICKERS(R) Brand and David Arquette Make a Big Move to Help Feeding America Bar Hunger

...the SNICKERS Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/snickers , beginning July 14; People can make a $5.00 donation to Feeding America by texting the word "BAR" to 90999** from July 14 through December 31, 2009; Consumers can make a cash donation of any size on July 14 and 15 outside Madison Square...
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