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Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood

CLEVELAND--Infants who excel at processing new information at 6- and 12-months-old, typically excel in intelligence and academic achievements as young adults in their 20's, according to a study directed by Case Western Reserve University Psychologist Joseph Fagan. Fagan's "The prediction, f...

EDI Health Group Continues to Drive Growth of EDI Processing Services in the Dental Healthcare Industry Through Addition of 25 New Connections in the First Half of 2009

IRVINE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- EDI Health Group, Inc., (EHG), a provider of enhanced connectivity, streamlined technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers in the dental industry, today announced significant additions to its base of payer par...

As the Government Continues to Work Toward Health Care Reform, Medtipster is Providing a Free Solution to Rising Health Care Costs for Americans Right Now

TROY, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While legislators debate over how to reform America's failing health care system, many of the country's citizens are struggling to afford the cost of care. According to a recent Consumer Reports study, 28% of Americans have taken dangerous measures th...

Number of Underweight Kids in U.S. Continues to Fall

Recent survey finds 3.3 percent of children aged 2 to 19 are below normal weight WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The number of underweight children aged 2 to 19 in the United States decreased from 5.1 percent in 1971-1974 to 3.3 percent in 2003-2006, says a U.S. government study...

Number of Underweight Kids in U.S. Continues to Shrink

Recent survey finds 3.3 percent of children aged 2 to 19 are below normal weight WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The number of underweight children aged 2 to 19 in the United States decreased from 5.1 percent in 1971-1974 to 3.3 percent in 2003-2006, says a U.S. government study...

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Continues to Save Children's Lives Worldwide

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 59th consecutive year, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will launch its time-honored Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign this fall. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is one of the nation's longest running youth philanthropy programs, and is often a c...

Mayo Clinic study continues to refine most effective methods to predict Alzheimer's disease

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new Mayo Clinic study found that the clinical criteria for mild cognitive impairment is better at predicting who will develop Alzheimer's disease than a single memory test. This is one more piece of information to aid in the identification and early treatment of individ...

Mayo Clinic Study Continues to Refine Most Effective Methods to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Mayo Clinic study found that the clinical criteria for mild cognitive impairment is better at predicting who will develop Alzheimer's disease than a single memory test. This is one more piece of information to aid in the identificati...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- An emerging body of scientific research about probiotics was presented today at the academic conference, "Protective Nutrients, Are They Here To Stay?" an annual Harvard Medical School Division of Nutrition Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium. Every year, cutti...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

Experts Believe MAPLE Reactors Can Be Brought Into Service OTTAWA, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today continued to urge the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to complete the MAPLE pr...

Team Gold's Gym Continues to Lead the National Fight Against Diabetes

DALLAS , July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, has continued its fight against obesity and the diabetes epidemic by once again supporting the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure. For the fifth year in a row, the company is the Tour de Cur...

GetWellNetwork Continues Growth with Eleven New Hospital Launches and Contract Signings

BETHESDA, Md., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, today announced that it has expanded its community of leading hospitals with the addition of new hospital deployments and recently signed multi-year agreements to p...

Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Fueling the debate over the controversial psychiatric disorder known as dissociative amnesia, or repressed memory, Brown University political scientist Ross Cheit is challenging claims by two Harvard University psychiatrists. At issue is how to prove whether t...

Search for America's Best Veterinarian Continues With Third Annual 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R)' Contest

Nationwide Essay Contest Honors Veterinarians for Dedication to Improving Animal Health and Well-Being DENVER, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominate your veterinarian for the third annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R) contest, conducted by Morris Animal Foundation (MAF). The national short-es...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Continues to Ignore Over Medication Risks

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) continues to ignore mention of routine anesthesia over medication risks in the content of its newly launched 'Anesthesia & Me' site. Routine anesthesia over medication affects 99.9% of patients...

Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says

Many cases in the Northeast; health-care workers urged to take greater precautions THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- While flu season is usually over by now, the new H1N1 swine flu continues to spread in some parts of the country, especially in the Northeast, U.S. health officials ...

Health Care 'Gap' Continues for Minority, Poor Americans

Government report finds they have higher incidence of illness, fewer options for care,, TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Minority and low-income Americans are much more likely to suffer from a chronic, debilitating illness than whites and are far less likely to have the kind of cove...

Cosmetic Bootcamp Continues Growth and Dominance Despite Recession

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent Cosmetic Bootcamp Meeting and its associated financial Summit exceeded attendance and sponsorship expectation despite the recession. According to Dr. Vic Narurkar, this is the result of companies realizing that "they need to deal with the ex...

Coalition Continues Fight for Long-Term Services and Supports in Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) and 70 aging and disability organizations joined again to ensure long-term services and supports (LTSS) are part of health care reform legislation. (Photo: http://www.newscom....

Asymchem Continues to Maintain a Good Running Posture, Despite Economic Crisis

TIANJIN, China, June 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Asymchem is pleased to announce its recent award by Pfizer Inc. as the 2008 Top Intermediates CMO Award, and announces the opening of a high potency API and drug product facility, despite the current challenging economic environment. Meanwhile, Dr. C...

Studiocom Continues Growth with Healthcare Industry Wins

New clients include Kimberly-Clark Healthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Daiichi Sankyo ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Studiocom, a WPP Digital Agency headquartered in Atlanta, has recently been awarded business from several healthcare industry leaders, Kimberly-Clark Healthca...

Sebastian Ferrero Foundation Continues Support of Community Child Safety Programs

Swim for Safety event provides free swim classes for Gainesville children age 6 months - 12 years old GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation is partnering with The Swim Squad and Sun Country Sports Center to provide over 300 local children th...

New Life Agency, Inc. Continues to Trial Against Beitler Services, Inc. in Pursuit of Payments for Surrogate Maternity Claims

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New Life Agency filed suit against Beitler Services on November 10, 2008 for breach of contract. This lawsuit grew out of a previous contractual relationship between New Life Agency and Beitler Services which ended in December 2005. Once New Life Agency ass...

Travel Continues Despite Swine Flu Concerns

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travelers are evidently taking President Obama's advice to exercise prudence, but not to panic, in the face of the Swine Flu outbreak. According to Global Distribution System and Online Travel Company members of the Interactive Travel Services Associat...

Swine Flu Continues to Spread Across U.S.

H1N1 strain lacks "virulent characteristics" of deadly 1918 virus, CDC notes SATURDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The swine flu continued to spread across the United States on Saturday, as federal health officials reported there are now 160 confirmed cases in 21 states, with 13 hospital...

Chinese Pharma Market Continues to Grow at a 5-7% Rate in 2009; AMDL Remains on Track to Meet FY09 Financial Targets

AMDL Inc. Executive Chairman & CEO Douglas MacLellan offers expert insight during exclusive interview with The Wall Street Transcript TUSTIN, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China...

Kaiser Permanente Continues to Spread Health With New Ads Debuting in April

Thrive campaign reflects diverse communities; focuses on health advocacy and quality OAKLAND, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente is adding two new television commercials to its Thrive advertising campaign this month. The 30-second ads, titled "Mural" and "Kabuki,"...

Governor Rendell Says Medical Malpractice Insurance Continues to Show Signs of Significant Improvement

Both Mcare and court claims lower than in 2003 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today said that the most recent data from the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund (Mcare) and the Pennsylvania courts point to significant improveme...

Equinox Fitness Clubs Continues National Expansion with the Opening of its Second Boston Location

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- When the going gets tough, the tough get fitter, healthier and blasts stress. So it stands to reason that Equinox Fitness Clubs is still going strong despite these challenging economic times. On April 13, 2009 Equinox opens its second Boston location at 225 Frank...

VA Continues Notification Process for Veterans Affected by Reprocessing Issues

WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced 3,174 Veterans have already been notified of the results of testing they underwent recently; that testing was conducted because of improperly reprocessed endoscopy equipment that may have been used...

SIS Continues to Innovate and Maintain Focus on Interoperability

ATLANTA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In an economic environment in which hospital budgets are tight, debts are mounting and new projects are postponed, Surgical Information Systems (SIS) continues to invest in perioperative solutions that help health organizations to optimize revenues, reduce costs, i...

Greenway Medical Technologies Continues to Champion Interoperability Efforts with Extensive Participation in HIMSS' 2009 Interoperability Showcase

Greenway Focuses on Solidifying Interoperability Standards within HIT Solutions to Help Improve Patient Care Throughout the Nation CARROLLTON, Ga., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies Inc., a leading provider of an integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice manage...

VIPPS Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Continues to Guide Consumers to Legitimate Internet Pharmacies

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Introduced by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP)(R) in February 1999, the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites(TM) (VIPPS)(R) program celebrates 10 years of protecting patients. The VIPPS program enables consumers...

Social Security Disability Applicants' Wait for Benefits Continues

SSDI wait times still reaching multi-year mark for many claimants; Allsup provides help to claimants who are going it alone Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) March 30, 2009 -- Some people with disabilities still are experiencing waits as long as two to four years for decisions o...

Innovis Health Continues to Serve Region

FARGO, N.D., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In what has quickly evolved into a historic Midwest disaster, Innovis Health, a 21-location healthcare provider in Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota, is serving as the epicenter for medical care in the region. Despite rising flood waters and disr...

Greenway Medical Technologies Continues Fast-Paced Growth With Addition of Cardiovascular Specialty Associates of North Texas (CSANT)

Greenway's Consistent Growth Highlighted with Signing of 1,000th Customer CARROLLTON, Ga., March 18 Greenway Medical Technologies, a leading provider of integrated electronic health records (EHR), practice management and interoperability solutions, today announced Cardiovascular Specialty Ser...

Healthcare Industry Continues to Post Gains in a Down Economy

Network of healthcare employment Web sites offers recruitment and career opportunities to address ongoing needs. Englewood, CO -- In the midst of a slowing economy and as unemployment climbs, many healthcare fields are still stable or thriving. "Healthc...

University of Maryland Business School Continues Executive Education Leadership With Maryland State Medical Society Partnership

COLLEGE PARK, Md. March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced a partnership with MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to deliver The Business of Practicing Medicine: A MedChi/Smith School of Business Program for Physi...

Business Growth Continues in Fairfield, CA With Several Companies Choosing to Locate in the Bay Area City

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairfield, CA continues to attract companies despite the slow economy. Businesses are drawn to the San Francisco Bay Area city for its strategic location and affordable and readily available office space. AAA Northern California has signed a 10-yea...

The Quigley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 Annual Results; Continues To Invest In Pharmaceutical R&D Future

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) www.quigleyco.com today reported net sales of $6.8 million, for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008, compared to $10.7 million reported for the same period in 2007. For the year...
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