Buyer Beware! Know What You're Getting When You Buy Online Genetic Tests
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They may offer to predict your baby's height, eye color, or athletic ability, and they may even suggest they can predict your risk for cancer, diabetes, Parkinson disease or obesity.
But many of those at-home genetic tests (also known as ...
AUDIO from Medialink and AARP: Helping Older Americans Buy Groceries in a 'Snap'
NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 3.6 million Americans over age sixty-five are living in poverty. Many must choose between going to the grocery store and paying their bills. Here's more from one advocacy group who wants to make sure no one, especially the elderly poor, has to make t...
Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drug' for Enlarged Prostate Could Save Consumers Nearly $3,000 a Year
Flomax Is Case Study of How Costly Drugs Drive Up Health Costs
YONKERS, N.Y., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Consumer Reports Best Buy
Drugs, the generic drug doxazosin is as safe and effective as the widely advertised drug Flomax for treating the s...
Do Good When You Shop: Buy Produce and Raise Money for Kids
Meijer Stores and Produce for Kids(R) raise money for local children's hospitals
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- During these challenging economic times, it can be difficult to make charitable giving a priority, but Meijer Stores is partnering with Produce for Kids(R) on behalf ...
Hummingbird Coaching's New White Paper on Health Coaching: Build it or Buy it?
In-house development may not be the best option for companies looking to benefit from the lucrative coaching market
Cincinnati (PRWEB) May 28, 2009 -- Health and lifestyle coaching is exploding in the employee wellness market. Companies interested in exploiting this ma...
New Survey Shows Consumers Making Effort to Buy Healthy Foods But Buyer Beware: 'Zero' Isn't Always Zero
PARAMUS, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Americans trying to eat healthier are looking to nutrition labels to help make better choices at the grocery store. But consumers who take those labels at face value may find they're not eating as healthy as they think.
Nearly two-thirds of adu...
President Obama, Sens. Kennedy & Baucus: Don't Buy Insurer 'Compromise' for Bush-era Plan to Gut State Consumer Protection Laws
WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama and U.S. Senate health care reform leaders must not override state consumer protection laws as suggested by health insurers last week, a move long-supported by insurers and the Bush Administration, said Consumer Watchdog in a letter to ...
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics
In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections
TUESDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- A particular type of stem cell transplantation using the patient's own cells led to short-term freedom from insulin injections in 20 of 23 patients newly diagnosed with ...
57 (More) Reasons to Buy a Contract From College Illinois!(SM)
New promotion encourages funding future college tuition for as little as $57 a month
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, College Illinois !(SM) , the state's only 529 prepaid tuition program launches its "57 Reasons" Incentive P...
Nurses Blast 'Cruel Ruse' by Insurance Giants to Cover Patients as Deal for Forcing Americans to Buy Insurance
OAKLAND, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today condemned the conditional offer by the insurance industry to stop denying coverage to sick people in exchange for a massive government bailout.
On Tuesday, the insurance trade lobby America'...
Mobile Massage Team to Exhibit Seated Chair Massage Services On-Site At Buy Lehigh Valley 2009 Trade Fair
PHILADELPHIA, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Massage Team ( www.mobilemassageteam.com ), a leading provider of on-site seated massage services for corporate wellness programs, promotional events, and special affairs, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the Buy
Valenti International Responds to the San Diego Union Tribune Article 'Can't buy me love,' Fraught With Inaccuracies and Slanted for Sensationalism, Journalistic Integrity Appears Lost.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you really trust the search results on Google and Yahoo? Appearing as if it were yesterday, although it was published in 2005, the San Diego Union Tribune article "Can't buy
me love," appears in Google and Yahoo search results as if it were hot of the pres...
Money may not buy happiness but neither does poverty
In the past 50 years individual levels of wealth have increased by but so have crime, deprivation, depression and addictions to alcohol and drugs. Most of us believe that more money will make us happier; however, as societies become richer, does that wealth positively impact on our happiness?
Study Reveals Consumers Want to Buy Products That Dental Hygienists Recommend
CHICAGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunstar Americas, Inc., an international
leader in mouth and body care products, has commissioned a survey by Mintel
International Group Limited to demonstrate consumers' desires to purchase
products recommended by their dental hygienists.
The 1,957 peopl...
Rudd Report Gives AMDL, Inc. a Strong Buy Recommendation in Year-End Financial Research Report
TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (Amex: ADL ), a
vertically integrated pharmaceutical company with operations in China and the
US, announced today industry analyst Lauren Rudd has issued a strong buy
recommendation for AMDL in his year-end financial research report...
Emerging Growth Equities, Ltd. Initiates Coverage of PolyMedix Inc. With a Buy Rating and a $9.00 Price Target
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging Growth Equities, Ltd. initiates coverage of PolyMedix Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PYMX) with a BUY
rating and a $9.00 price target. PolyMedix focuses on developing novel high-value therapeutic drug products for serious, life-threatening acute d...
Poll Shows Baucus Individual Mandate To Buy Health Insurance Unpopular
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer
Watchdog countered Senator Max Baucus' (D-MT) contention that the mandatory
purchase of health insurance was popular with Americans by pointing to a
poll showing that voters overwhelmingly reject requiring proof of private
AmericanHealthPlan.org Blog Launched to Push Plan Allowing Any American to Buy into Medicare
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new health care blog
launched today, AmericanHealthPlan.org, is dedicated to providing high
quality and affordable health care by giving all Americans an option to buy
into Medicare regardless of age.
Insurance companies argue, like banks hav...
Broadlane's Live Group Buy Awards High-Field Open MRI Contract to Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc.
Broadlane recently held its 2008 Live Group Buy
for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Broadlane’s clients awarded the High-Field Open MRI contract to Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2008 -– Broadlane recently held its 200...
Researchers propose consumers buy yearly 'drug licenses' as new way to pay for prescriptions
Changing the way consumers pay for prescription drugs so that the system more closely resembles paying for cell phones or computer software could increase drug use without altering patients out-of-pocket spending, health plan costs or drug company profits, according to a new RAND Corporation study...
Schering-Plough CEO to Buy $2 Million in Common Shares
KENILWORTH, N.J., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough
Corporation announced this morning that Chairman and CEO Fred Hassan
intends to make an open market purchase of $2 million of Schering-Plough
Common Shares with personal funds.
"As was the case in November 2003 when I purcha...
MA Proponent of Health Insurance Mandate Says 'Mean' Penalties Needed to Force People to Buy Insurance
Perata Roadblock to CA Mandate Weakens After SEIU Contributes $450K to Prop 93
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penalties must
be "mean" or people will not be compelled to buy
health insurance under the
Massachusetts mandatory purchase la...
Eye Care Lacking in Many Who Buy Contact Lenses Online
But those who bought from doctors checked their prescriptions, kept exam dates, study finds
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- While buying contact lenses online may save time in the short-term, people who do so tend not to follow proper eye care, new research shows.
Time saved ...
Consumer Reports 'Best Buy Drugs' Compares Best Medicines for Less
CR Evaluates Best Drugs for 35 Conditions
YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Improvements in
communications are sorely needed between doctors and patients, especially
when it comes to prescription drugs. That's one of many findings in the
January issue of Consumer Reports, in...
Mitt's Millions Can't Buy Iowans Health Care Reform
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the same day the Los
Angeles Times reported that cancer survivors could be left out of the
leading Republican presidential candidates' health care proposals, smooth
talking Mitt Romney is slated to discuss health care at Des Moines
ULURU Inc. Announces Odd-Lot Buy Back Offer
ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (Amex:
ULU) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a voluntary
Back Offer, whereby the Company will offer to purchase shares
from shareholders who own less than 100 shares of common stock. This
SEIU Launches Ad Campaign Opposing Corporate Raider's Plan to Buy Mich. Nursing Homes
Shadowy equity firm Carlyle Group wants to buy
27 nursing homes in Michigan; similar buyouts have reduced quality of care for seniors
DETROIT, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SEIU Healthcare Michigan launched a
radio and direct mail campaign Tuesday to mobilize opposition to a Wall
Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget
Apple launched its new iPhone in US retail stores Friday to brisk demand as some New Yorkers lined up to get their hands on the latest offering from the computer and gadget maker which packs a cell phone, music player and web browser.
Cupertino, California-based, Apple and its chief execut...
Patients Buy Untried Cancer Drug On Web
Nature magazine has reported that cancer patients have been buying an untried drug in the web hoping to find some remedy for their illness//. The drug called DCA, short form for dichlroacetate has been reported to decrease the size of tumors in rats. But it has not been tested in humans so far.
Ranbaxy in Fray to Buy Merck's Generic Drugs Unit
Davos: After six global acquisitions last year, India's Ranbaxy Laboratories has entered the market again to acquire the generic drugs business of German// pharmaceuticals major Merck in a deal estimated at over $5 billion.
‘We are in talks with private equity funds to finance the deal,’ Ranb...
Skewed Sex Ratio! No Problem, We Will Buy Tribes - Says Patel Community In Gujarat
Patel community in Gujarat, who are known for their entrepreneurial skills and its hold over agriculture and business, are now in the trade of buying tribal girls// for their inheritance. This issue has caused a severe sociological problem in the country.
One of the main reasons for the fall in...
Five Countries Plan Hike in Airfare Tax to Buy Drugs for AIDS Patients
France, Brazil, Britain, Norway and Chile announced a tax on airline tickets to raise $300 million dollars to buy
AIDS drugs for patients who cannot afford them//.
Representatives from the five nations, including Presidents Jacques Chirac of France and Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva of Brazil, wer...
"Tarakeswar Alu"- buy potatoes online !!
Potato is India’s largely grown and most liked tuber. For the benefit of farmers who usually take to distress sales, potato trading will go online in West Bengal.//
According to state agriculture minister, Naren De, the Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX), an independent multi-commo...
Orchid to Buy out Bexel Pharma, US
Looking to consolidate its research activities under a common umbrella, Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd today said it will buyout US-based Bexel Pharmaceuticals Inc by acquiring a 26 per cent stake // , for over Rs 13 crore (three million dollars).
The company holds a majority 74 per ce...
Money Cannot Buy Happiness
Princeton researcher Daniel Kahneman, PhD, and colleagues have come to the conclusion that it is only an illusion that wealth brings happiness//. Kahneman shared the 2002 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of psychology to economics.
As Kahneman and colleagues have observed in their exte...
Dishman To Buy Solutia's Pharma Services Biz For $74.5 Mn
Ahmedabad-based Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Ltd today said it will acquire the pharmaceutical services business of US-based Solutia Inc for 74.5 million dollars. //
The company has signed an agreement for purchasing 100 per cent stake in CarboGen and Amcis--Solutia Inc's pharmaceuti...
Abbott Laboratories to buy Biocompatibles' cardiovascular stent business
Abbott Laboratories said it has agreed to acquire the cardiovascular stent business of Biocompatibles International PLC for $234.5 million in cash. Abbott said the deal will strengthen its portfolio of products and will expand its international presence in the vascular business for polymer-coated s...
You are What You Buy
A recent study has found that what people buy
tells a lot about their personality. According to a new study from the June issue of the Journal of Consumer Research, consumer impulses are linked to an individuals qualities and outlook.
The researchers divided the consumers into two categori...
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
...rated to create the appearance of legitimacy. Marrero stated that he had an arrangement with a pharmaceutical wholesale company, Lifecare Medical, to buy
invoices showing the purchase of large amounts of medications, when only minor amounts were actually bought.
Marrero also testified that he pai...
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