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King's Daughters Medical Center Leverages Unique Bedside Interactive Technology to Meet Requirements of Patient Safety Goal 16

GetWellNetwork Enables Hospitals to Meet Joint Commission Compliance through Patient Engagement BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve patient safety and standards compliance, GetWellNetwork, Inc. , the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions...

Perot Systems Awarded Contract Extension By Daughters of Charity

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER ) ( http://www.perotsystems.com ) today announced that the Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has awarded the company a contract extension for IT services. Under terms of the agreement, Perot Systems wil...

Rowenta, Iron Manufacturer, Pits Marines, Quilters, Mothers and Daughters Against One Another to Help Iron Out Breast Cancer

100% of Profits to be Donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation HOUSTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Marines, quilters and Americans from all walks of life came in force to challenge one another at the Rowenta Iron-a-thon held today at the Houston Quilt Festival in an effort to raise funds fo...

Healthcare Consulting Leader QHR, Strategic Health Care, Sen. Roger Wicker Partnership Yields $500,000 Grant for King's Daughters Medical Center

QHR hospital client King's Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) in Brookhaven, Miss., is slated to receive a $500,000 federal grant as a part of the 2009 Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill that was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this month. KDMC's grant app...

Caregivers Protest Statewide to Stop Daughters of Charity From Silencing the Voice of Caregivers & Threatening Patient Care

LOS ANGELES, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers of the Daughters of Charity Health System (DOCHS) held demonstrations today - at five separate locations - in a statewide protest of the health system's attempt to undermine important patient care protections. The simultaneous demonstratio...

Celebrity Mothers and Daughters Including Miley and Trish Cyrus Join Swarovski to Support Breast Cancer Survivors

In honor of Mother's Day, Swarovski joins The Libby Ross Foundation to unveil celebrity-designed yoga bags NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Swarovski, the world leader in cut crystal, has partnered with The Libby Ross Foundation to help empower women battling breast cancer thr...

Many Moms Unwilling to Have Younger Daughters Get HPV Vaccine

Study shows only 49% intended to do so if child was aged 9 to 12 SUNDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that only half of American mothers intend to have their teenaged daughters vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) if the girls are under the age of 13, despite g...

National Osteoporosis Foundation and CESLIE - The Women's Network Honor LeFrak Mother and Daughters for Commitment to Bone Health and New York Community

NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) has partnered with CESLIE - The Women's Network(TM) to host an event honoring the LeFrak women - a dynamic mother-daughter trio - for their success in business, community involvement and dedication to oste...

Inheritance of hormonal disorder marked by excessive insulin in daughters

Elevated levels of insulin could be an early sign that girls whose mothers suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome -- or PCOS -- may also be susceptible to the disease, according to gynecologists who have found evidence of insulin resistance in young children. The findings could help determine wh...

Mothers less likely to pursue HPV vaccination for youngest daughters

CINCINNATI Because the first national study of its kind has found that U.S. mothers report they are less likely to vaccinate daughters under age 13 against human papillomavirus virus (HPV), even though the vaccine is recommended for girls at age 11 and 12, its incumbent upon the healthcare communi...

Mothers Less Likely to Pursue HPV Vaccination for Youngest Daughters

Mothers' Intentions Run Counter to CDC Recommendations CINCINNATI, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Because the first national study of its kind has found that U.S. mothers report they are less likely to vaccinate daughters under age 13 against human papillomavirus virus (HPV), even though th...

AutoTrader Publishing, AutoMart.com and Cox Communications Present $500,000 Grant to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

Grant to Fund New Child Abuse Prevention Program HAMPTON ROADS, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Norfolk-based Cox Auto Trader companies, AutoTrader Publishing and AutoMart.com, along with Cox Communications will present a $500,000 grant secured from the James M. Cox Foundat...

Hip size of mothers linked to breast cancer in daughters

PORTLAND, Ore. In a study of the maternity records of more than 6,000 women, David J.P. Barker, M.D., Ph.D., and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., of Oregon Health & Science University discovered a strong correlation between the size and shape of a womans hips and her daughters risk of breast cancer. Wide, ...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

Former First Lady of the United States, late Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis, was so worried about her first daughter Caroline Kennedys weight , that her daughters drinking spree did not bother her even half as much as her weight gain. In the book American Legacy: The Story of John & Caroline Ken...

Lohans Dad Hopes That Rehab Will Change His Daughters Life

Mean Girls actress Lindsay Lohans father, Michael, believes now that his daughter has checked into rehab, she has a chance to change her life completely. Lohan is currently receiving treatment for her alcohol abuse at Promises Treatment Center in Malibu. Michael believes that Loha...

Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters

At last justice has caught up with an Australian who sexually assaulted his three daughters and forced them to bestiality acts. The details are shocking, but no names have been revealed. The South Australian District Court heard the 66-year-old also coerced his daughters to have s...

Successful Dads Have Not So Successful Daughters

Dads at the top of the pecking order can rest assured that their male offspring will take after them, but it's a very different story when it comes to the daughters, especially in the case of red deer. A new study on red deer has found that genes that may prove useful for their sons, may n...

Older Mothers Pass on Infertility Risk to their Daughters

Women who put off having children until later in life risk passing on an infertility risk to their daughters, researchers warned yesterday. This discovery is the first// evidence that the reduced fertility seen in older women causes genetic damage which is passed on at the time that they conceive, ...

Beautiful Couples Tend To Have More Daughters

According to Dr Satoshi Kanazawa who led the research at the London School of Economics said that attractive parents are 26% more likely //to have a daughter than a son as their first child. This is because physical attractiveness is heritable and because daughters benefit from attractiveness m...

Women With Breast Cancer Can Now USE IVF To Spare Their Daughters

Women with a family history of breast cancer could be allowed to use IVF to have children free of the disease. These new proposals that is due to be discussed by the government's fertility watchdog tomorrow for approval. // WOMEN with inherited forms of breast cancer will be allowed to select embry...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...levels in a one-room, Texas school house. Betty met the love of her life in the local soda shop! She eloped with Clarence Paul Jackson and had two daughters in the 1930's. As The Great Depression descended upon America, the young family looked to California for new opportunities, a new life, and a new fait...

Feel Fun, Fit & Fabulous! At the 2009 Women's Health Conference

...e common health concerns. It's important for women to learn together how they can live healthier lives and pass along those lifestyle choices to their daughters and their granddaughters," said Dr. Rhonda Moore Johnson, Highmark's medical director of health equity and quality. The keynote speaker will...

Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

...legislative advocacy and breast cancer research grants. The PBCC is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure now ... so our daughters won ' t have to (C) . For more information, visit www.pabreastcancer.org . ...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Award $630,000 in Grants at International Convention

...00 Home on the Range, Sentinel Butte, N.D. - $30,000 ISSA Trust Foundation , Marimar, Fla. - $30,000 Children's Hospital of The King's daughters , Norfolk, Va. - $30,000 The Nebraska Boys Ranch , Alliance, Neb. - $30,000 Max Baer Heart Fund: Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ...

Childhood obesity link to parents

... between obese fathers and their sons. The findings showed that the same trend does not exist between mothers and their sons and fathers and their daughters meaning that behavioural, rather than genetic, factors could be the key to unravelling the causes of the current obesity epidemic affecting children ...

PR Whiz Belinda Foster Launches Michael Jackson's Nurse, Cherilyn Lee, on World Media Campaign

...t of AWJ Platinum PR. I commend her for all her hard work and due diligence in this critical time," says Cherilyn Lee. Ms. Lee is mother of 3 daughters and a highly respected California health care professional with credentials as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant, Corporat...

World Population Day 2009

...separate statement, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on decision-makers to "protect women's ability to earn income, keep their daughters in school, and obtain reproductive health information and services, including voluntary family planning. "Together," added Mr. Ban, &qu...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers

...in Adelaide. He and his colleagues interviewed the daughters to build up a picture of their health and any hist...ata up to mid-1975 to the conference. Sixty-two daughters (6.2% of the group) had a pre-existing diagnosis o... to have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy. daughters were nearly eight times as likely to have PCOS if ...

Internationally Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon, Giancarlo Puddu, MD, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

...n pathology has earned him international respect in the orthopaedic sports medicine community. Dr. Puddu and his wife live in Rome. They have two daughters and two grandchildren. AOSSM established the Hall of Fame in 2001 to honor members of the orthopaedic sports medicine community who have contribut...

The Wellness Community Launches National Education Program Addressing the Cost of Cancer Care

...er. Tina Seltzer, a TWC-San Francisco/East Bay support group participant, was diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer in 2007. With two teenage daughters to raise, she decided to simply focus on following her oncologist's orders so she could get better for her kids. Currently uninsured and over $500,000...

Dad Offers Personal Father's Day Message on Importance of Prostate Cancer Screenings

... learned he had it. It's now been almost two years since his treatment, and Stern is getting set to enjoy another Father's Day with his three daughters - free of prostate cancer. "I feel very fortunate," Stern said. "Early detection of prostate disease through annual screenings gives yo...

New Report Emphasizes Critical Role of Including Early and Preventative Care for Women in Health Care Reform

...e services on the front-end, we will not only be saving dollars, but more importantly, we will also be saving the lives of wives, mothers, sisters and daughters everywhere." Background: The report serves as a companion piece to an earlier study by the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia Univers...

HPV Vaccine Acceptability Study Announces Results

...eate an awareness campaign to educate women about HPV and the HPV vaccine, so that they can make informed decisions about whether or not to have their daughters vaccinated. The study was conducted in collaboration between Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, director of the CCH, and Rachael Jackson, MPH, associate ...

Cosmetic Surgery Pioneer Goes Under the Knife

...was about time I had a little work done as not only do I get asked all of the time by colleagues and friends if I have undergone any procedures but my daughters feel I constantly look grumpy or tired when I'm not. As you age you may have excess skin around your eyes causing your upper eye lids to hood over. Th...

Lake Hospital System Is Now Lake Health

...t was born 107 years ago through grass roots effort. In 1902 Lake County's first chartered hospital was formed when the New Connecticut Chapter of the daughters of the American Revolution initiated a drive to provide a hospital for the Painesville area. Just two years later, the Painesville Hospital Associatio...

Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids

...by an anxious mother. "Remarkably, puberty was still delayed even if the daughters of anxious mothers were raised by non-anxious mice," said lead study author...ity of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. "And delayed puberty also occurred in daughters born to non-anxious mothers who were raised by anxious mothers," she noted....

Mayo researchers help discover genetic cause for primary biliary cirrhosis

...l analysis of the study. The genetic link to primary biliary cirrhosis has been well-established by previous studies. "Indeed, mothers, sisters and daughters in the same family have a significantly higher tendency to develop the disease compared with the general population," says Dr. Lazaridis. To learn ...

Americans United for Life: Obama Nominates Avowed Judicial Activist Judge Who Undermines Common Ground

...he American people want the right to implement common-sense regulations on abortion. American parents want parental involvement laws to protect their daughters from having abortions without their knowledge or consent. They want prohibitions on late-term abortions and the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abort...

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Showcases Its Traveling Photo Exhibit in McKean County at Kane Area Community Center

...t separate from the fabrics of our everyday lives. It impacts our mothers, daughters and friends. We must educate ourselves about this disease and fight to find a cure now...so our daughters won't have to." Susan Coulter, committee chair said, "In October I org...

Strict maternal feeding practices not linked to child weight gain

...d risk of increased BMI by the time the boys were 7-9 years old. But on the flip side, mothers seemed to increase their control when it appeared their daughters had gained significant amounts of weight between the ages of 4 and 7. "Our findings mirror those of other studies that have found that parents are ...
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