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National Council on Disability to Call for Emergency Management Changes for People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release its latest report on effective emergency management for people with disabilities at 9:45 a.m. on August 12 at the International Association of Emergency Managers' 2009 National Conferenc...

President's Council Announces Top 5 Winners of 2009 National President's Challenge

Alaska takes top spot for 2nd year WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports today recognized Alaska, Washington, D.C., Guam, Maryland and Wyoming as winners of the 2009 National President...

House Measure Proves Healthcare Legislation Will Fund Abortion, Says Family Research Council Action

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) introduced an amendment to the Democratic leadership's health care bill, H.R. 3200, that would specifically include abortion in the health care legislation, solidifying the radical pro-abortion nat...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for July 2009: The "Bulletin," which is free of charge and at NCD's award-winning Web site http://www.ncd.gov ), brings you the latest issues and news affecting people wit...

Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council Partners With the National Institute of Mental Health

RADNOR, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council has been selected as the NIMH Outreach Partner for the state of Pennsylvania. Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council joins Outreach Partners in each state, Puerto Rico and the District of Colum...

Dentra™ Announces Dentistry Council of Advisors

Dentra, a business unit of OCS, announced today the formation of their Dentistry Council of Advisors (DCA). The DCA will include Dr. Joel Berg, Dr. Paul Feuerstein, Dr. Dan Nathanson, and Dr. Barbara Steinberg. The DCA will help shape the direction of Dentra solutions to dental practices, labs, s...

President's Council Projects Growth For Physical Therapy Profession

PTs and PTAs listed as occupations that will "likely grow in importance" ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's aging population and expanded health care coverage will increase the demand for physical therapist (PT) services, says the American Physical Thera...

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Earns Charities Review Council 'Meets All Standards' Seal

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been awarded the Charities Review Council "Meets All Standards" Seal indicating that it meets all sixteen of its Accountability Standards. ...

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Americans to Obtain Vitamin D Through Diet and Supplements

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help the general public better understand the relationship between vitamin D and the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has issued a position statement on vitamin D, sun protection and skin cancer prevention. The Council recom...

Global Health Council Welcomes President Obama's Call in Ghana for Comprehensive Global Health Strategy

ACCRA, Ghana, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Health Council welcomes President Obama's call during remarks today to the Ghanaian Parliament in Accra, Ghana, for an integrated and comprehensive American response to the health issues facing Africa. The president's remarks came a...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Tampa Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Florida This Summer TAMPA, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy, f...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Pennsylvania Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Pennsylvania This Summer PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy...

Barry Lundquist Named Interim President of Council for Disability Awareness

PORTLAND, Maine, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), a Portland, Maine-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness about the likelihood of becoming disabled and the need to prepare for the potential financial consequences, announced the a...

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

HONG KONG, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong is making the following further statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier. Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings We strongly beli...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for June, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for June 2009: The "Bulletin," which is free of charge and at NCD's award-winning Web site ( http://www.ncd.gov ), brings you the latest issues and news affecting people...

American Chemistry Council Responds to Health Canada's Proposed Phthalates Restrictions

ARLINGTON, Va., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today responded to Health Canada's proposed restrictions on the use of phthalates in children's products. ACC Vice President of Products Divisions, Sharon Kneiss, issued the following statement: "ACC...

National Council on Aging and Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Launch New Program to Educate Seniors about Medicare's Benefits for Diabetes Screening

Daschle and Others Call the Need Urgent; Among Seniors with Diabetes, Half Are Unaware; Medicare's Free Diabetes Screening Benefits Underutilized WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a meeting today sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Medicare Diabetes Sc...

National Council on Disability to Hold Minneapolis Meeting to Hear Issues Affecting People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) will conduct its next quarterly meeting at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, 30 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 20, 2009, and ending at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday,...

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former executive director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) Dr. Asahel "Ash" E. Hayes; gymnast and inventor George P. Nissen; and Olympic coach Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter are the winners of the 2009 Lifetime Achievemen...

Statement of James P. Firman President and CEO, National Council on Aging on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day , the National Council on Aging (NCOA) urges Congress to pass the Elder Justice Act which will provide more protection at the federal level, ensuring that older Americans will not have to live in fear...

National Survey Reveals a Broken System for Chronic Disease Sufferers; National Council on Aging and Health Experts Explore Self-Care as a Viable, Consumer Focused Option for Health Reform

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the National Council on Aging: WHAT: The not-for-profit National Council on Aging (NCOA), along with leading health care experts, will unveil the groundbreaking results of their national survey of adults with...

Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings

HONG KONG, June 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong and Macau is making the following statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier. Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings We would contest and re...

As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has increased the pandemic alert to level six for influenza A (H1N1), also known as swine flu, the first time it has been raised to this level in 41 years. Families should take active steps to protect themselves, but need not...

American Chemistry Council Welcomes Call for Expedited FDA Review of BPA

The following statement can be attributed to the American Chemistry Council (ACC): ARLINGTON, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today welcomed a congressional request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite its review of the scientific e...

National Safety Council Launches June National Safety Month With Free Training

ITASCA, Ill., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council will launch its 2009 June National Safety Month with free enrollment in two popular online training courses, June 1-7 only: "Alive at 25(R) Parent Program," for parents of teen drivers, and "First A...

Utica College to Receive Child Life Council Spirit of Giving Award

UC President Todd Hutton to accept national award at CLC 27th Annual Conference on Professional Issues May 24 in Boston ROCKVILLE, Md., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Child Life Council, the leading nonprofit professional association serving child life specialists, announced the sele...

Video: CVS/pharmacy and National Council on Aging Help Seniors Get the Cost-Saving Benefits they Need

BenefitsCheckUp.org/cvs offers resources to help defray cost of health care, utilities, meals and more; Pharmacists counsel on ways to save on medication WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic downturn continues to challenge Americans, with seniors perhaps being hit the hardest...

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Everyone to Protect Your Skin Today and Every Day

The Friday Before Memorial Day Is Declared "Don't Fry Day" to Encourage Sun Safety Awareness SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds everyone...

Pennsylvania Council Formed to Advise on Improving Services to Older Adults, People with Disabilities

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Office of Long-Term Living today announced the formation of a 15-member Quality Council that will advise on new policies and procedures to ensure quality management of in-home and community services. ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Georgia Seniors about Medication Management and Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Georgia to Mark Older Americans Month ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According t...

CNA/NNOC Re-Elects Council of Presidents

Continuity, Continued Growth Seen in Election Results OAKLAND, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year of dramatic growth and growing influence for the nation's largest union and professional association of registered nurses, members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organi...

Video: IAVA and Ad Council Build on Success of Groundbreaking Veterans Campaign with New Friends and Family Element

New PSAs Engage Friends and Family of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To help ease the transition and readjustment challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans as they return home, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) joined the Ad C...

Pennsylvania Governor's Food Safety Council Meets to Discuss Food Supply Protection

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's chief agriculture and human health officials discussed foodborne threats and opportunities to improve national and state food safety initiatives at the first meeting of the Governor's Food Safety Council today in Harrisburg. ...

Christine Cassel, MD Appointed to President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

PHILADELPHIA, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the White House announced the appointment of Christine K. Cassel, MD, President and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine to President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Dr. Cassel joins 19 other ...

LLE Receives Renewal of Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification

Global Language Interpretation and Translation Firm Maintains WBENC Certification. Washington, D.C. (Vocus) April 23, 2009 -- LLE®, a leading provider of foreign language interpretation, translation and proficiency testing services to business, government and non-...

President of Council for Disability Awareness Announces Retirement

Robert Taylor Credited with Disability Awareness Leadership, Innovation PORTLAND, Maine, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), a Portland, Maine-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness about the likelihood of becoming disabled and...

The Tomato Products Wellness Council and SCAN Announce Winners for the Great Tomato Tip-Off Contest!

SCOTTDALE, Ariz., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who better to provide healthy eating tips than a group of skilled dietetics professionals from the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association? Such was the genius behind the...

Pennsylvania Governor's Food Safety Council to Hold First Meeting on April 22

Acting FDA Commissioner to Provide National Perspective HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff and Health Secretary Everette James will host the first meeting of the Governor's Food Safety Council on April 22 to proactively address food saf...

AHRQ and Ad Council Encourage Consumers to Ask Questions and Get More Involved in Their Health Care

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new series of national public service advertisements designed to encourage consumers to get involved in their health care by knowing and asking appropriate questions when visiting their doctor or other clinicians was launched today by the U.S. ...

Video: AHRQ And Ad Council Encourage Consumers to Ask Questions and Get More Involved in Their Health Care

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new series of national public service advertisements designed to encourage consumers to get involved in their health care by knowing and asking appropriate questions when visiting their doctors or other clinicians was launched today by the U.S. Department o...
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