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Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm

NEW YORK and EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix House is delighted to announce that once again the Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game will benefit Phoenix House, as well as the East End Hospice and East Hampton Day Care. This annual Hamptons...

Technology Collaborative Launches Online Game to Exercise Brain Power of People with Multiple Sclerosis

Gamers Engage Memory, Attention, Processing Skills NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MS Technology Collaborative has created a new way for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) to exercise their brain power. The Collaborative, an alliance of Bayer...

LFAGW to Run 'Could I Have Lupus?' Workshop on July 26; Mystics Game Follows

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington metro area residents wondering if they have undiagnosed symptoms of lupus can find out on Sunday, July 26 at a "Could I Have Lupus?" workshop and Washington Mystics game at the Verizon Center, 601 F St., N.W., D.C. As a combination workshop/...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters will see similar dove and early Canada goose seasons and bag limits, both of which open Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania's 2009-10 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. ...

First Annual Congressional Women's Softball Game to Benefit the Young Survival Coalition

WASHINGTON , July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women lawmakers will participate in the first Congressional Women's Softball Game, a bi-partisan and bi-cameral event, to be held on Tuesday, July 14 at Guy Mason Field. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:35 pm. Proceeds from the game will h...

UT School of Public Health researchers develop game for HIV+ youth

HOUSTON (June 22, 2009) Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health have developed a game for HIV-positive youth, +CLICK, designed to reduce secondary transmission of the virus. +CLICK was developed by Christine Markham, Ph.D., and Ross Shegog, Ph.D., assistant professors ...

Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain

Experts offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries SATURDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Golf may appear to be easier on the body than many other sports, but don't be fooled. Poor form and technique can lead to injuries of the bones, muscles or joints, warns the American Academy...

Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Announce Two New Jillian Michaels Fitness Video Games

Sequel to Best-Selling 3rd Party Wii(TM) Fitness Title and All-New Portable Nintendo DS(TM) Game Due in Stores This Fall EDISON, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This Fall, gamers will be able to work out with esteemed celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels whether at home or on the...

Almost 1 in 10 Young Video Game Users 'Addicted'

Study finds pathological behavior can cause children real problems MONDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- A sizable number of young video game players -- fully 8.5 percent -- exhibit signs of addiction to gaming, a new study has found. These kids aren't just playing a lot. Their gami...

Rivals Will Drive Toward Alliances or Merge in Healthcare I.T. Industry, National Biz School War Game Predicts

MIT'S SLOAN, COLUMBIA , NORTHWESTERN'S KELLOGG AND PENN'S WHARTON IN FULD & COMPANY WAR GAME SIMULATION--Sloan Students Win Close Competition for Third Time in Last Five Years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Four top business schools recently predicted in a public war game t...

Video Game May Help Reduce Flashbacks From Trauma

Colorful shapes in 'Tetris' seem to force competition for brain's sensory data THURSDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- A video game may hold promise as a preventative for the flashbacks some people experience after a traumatic event, a new study suggests. Healthy test subjects who pla...

Psychiatrist Examines Effects of Video Game Play on Children

New Book Explores Psychological, Social, Physical and Educational Issues Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 5, 2009 -- Since the advent of faster game consoles, more realistic artwork and longer game play, two things have occurred in the video game market: it has grown into a ...

Strategic video game improves critical cognitive skills in older adults

A desire to rule the world may be a good thing if you're over 60 and worried about losing your mental faculties. A new study found that adults in their 60s and 70s can improve a number of cognitive functions by playing a strategic video game that rewards nation-building and territorial expansion. ...

Firearms Industry Statement on MN Dept of Agriculture Game Donation Testing

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) -- the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry -- issued the following statement in response to study results from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture ...

Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Announce 'Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009' Ships to Stores October 21st

EDISON, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL ), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009 has gone gold and is scheduled to ship on October 21st for Wii(TM). The game i...

Lumension Security Launches Interactive Office Game To Educate IT Professionals On 10 Most Common Security Risks Within The Workplace

Educational Campaign Offers Tips and Top Technologies to Help Cure Office Headaches Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 13, 2008 -- According to a survey conducted by Ponemon Institute, 49 percent of data breaches occur due to lost or stolen laptops or other devices such a...

Cancer Survivor Physician Writes Book: Conquering the Game of Life

NORFOLK, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. C. K. Hersh has released a new book Conquering the Game of Life. He shares life stories and a unique perspective to catapult the reader to create and live the game of life that they desire. Dr. C. K. Hersh, a Norfolk orthopedic hand surgeon, releases...

Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Announce 'Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009' for Wii(TM)

Introducing the First Game to Integrate a Celebrity Fitness Trainer with the Wii(TM) system and the Ground-Breaking Wii Balance Board(TM) EDISON, N.J., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shed the extra weight while having fun! Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL ), an innovative pro...

Fourth Annual Games for Health Conference Joins Health and Gaming Innovators to Discuss Next-Generation Game Technologies and Health Issues

The conference, at the Baltimore Convention Center, offers more than 30 demonstration projects and 75 speakers BALTIMORE, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Games for Health Project (http://www.gamesforhealth.org ) today kicked off the 2008 Games for Health Conference at the Baltimore C...

Charity Raffle Offers Trip and Game Tickets to Soccer's Euro 2008 Quarterfinal

Annandale Rotary Foundation raffle features 30 prizes, benefits global polio eradication and peace-building ARLINGTON, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annandale Rotary Foundation, Inc. has launched a charity raffle offering ticket-holders attractive odds and a Grand Prize s...

Parents stricter with older kids to set example: game theory study

Parents are more likely to punish their teen's risky behavior when there are younger kids in the family, driven by a desire to set a strict example for these siblings, says new game theory research from the University of Maryland, Duke University and The Johns Hopkins University. The research t...

Computer game helps COPD patients breathe better

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may gain better control over their breathing and breathe more efficiently by using their breath to play a computer game, according to new research. COPD is a double-edged sword: the incapacitating lung condition can cause such serious ...

When the rules of the game are broken: Research studies sports injuries related to illegal activity

COLUMBUS, Ohio A study published in the February issue of Injury Prevention estimates that more than 98,000 sports injuries in U.S. high schools in 2005-2007 were directly related to an action that was ruled illegal activity by a referee, official or disciplinary committee. Researchers in the ...

For Males, Video Game Rewards Are All in the Mind

Study sees greater activation of key brain region than found in females FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a video game "widow," science might now be able to tell you why. New research from Stanford scientists shows that the part of the brain associated with reward and ad...

Can a Video Game Make Your Kids More Fit?

Exclusive American Council on Exercise (ACE) Research Proves Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) Can Be a Tremendous Workout SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the growing popularity of video games that eliminate conventional hand controllers in favor of more full-body interactio...

Football game days tops for drinking among college students

AUSTIN, TexasCollege students drink larger amounts of alcohol on football game days, comparable to well-known drinking days such as New Year's Eve and Halloween, according to research from The University of Texas at Austin. Psychologists found those women, particularly lighter drinkers, were m...

Video game shown to cut cortisol

A video game designed by McGill University researchers to help train people to change their perception of social threats and boost their self-confidence has now been shown to reduce the production of the stress-related hormone cortisol. The new findings appear in the October issue of the American ...

Virtual game helps children escape realities of burn unit

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nurses and physicians at Nationwide Childrens Hospital are using the latest technology to help young burn victims endure the extreme pain of dressing changes and wound care. Instead of traditional distraction devices, such as books and music, Nationwide Childrens Hospital Burn C...

Online Game from BrainGrade Can Raise Brain I.Q.

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are obsessed with staying in physical shape, but they should also be obsessed about being mentally fit. More Americans are becoming aware of the need to be mentally sharp, especially in a society where knowledge, intelligence, and quick wits are...

Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces EHD Confirmed in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Walter Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, today announced that test results of dead deer from the southwestern part of the state have confirmed that epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been found in Alleghe...

Weight loss game looking for 'NEAT-o' results

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2007 Finding a way to motivate the billion people in the world who are overweight to lose excess pounds can be an overwhelming task, but a University of Houston professor is meeting that weighty challenge with a challenge of his own. Ioannis Pavlidis, a UH computer science p...

PA Game Commission: EHD Outbreak Update: Test Results Confirm EHD In Beaver County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Walter Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, today announced that the test result from an adult female deer has confirmed that epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been found in Beaver County. "This outbreak ...

Research Links TV/Video Game Playing With Child Obesity; Health Experts Back a New Approach

Analysis of data highlighted by the Trust for America's Health 2007 Annual Report shows children risk being overweight if spending over 2 hours a day with TV/Video games. SOUTHHAMPTON, Hampshire, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 45% of America's 12 - 17 year olds spent mor...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined for long, study shows FRIDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Even older adults can return to full participation in sports or activity within six months of having a total shoulder joint replacement, new study findings show. U.S....

Video: Helping Weekend Warriors Stay in the Game

Orthopedists Say Diet and Vitamins Play an Important Role in Preventing Injury WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Weekend warriors take note: Bursts of high-energy athletic activity are not doing much good if you become sidelined by injury from overexertion. Overall wellness takes mor...

Gold Canyon Ignites Hope With Online Charity Candle Game

10 cents donated for every person that plays PHOENIX, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Canyon, a leader in candle, body and home products, is kicking off The Candle Game to benefit the Prayer Child Foundation. For every player that participates in the free online game, Gold Canyon will donate ...

Simple Exercise Keeps Brain at Top of Its Game

In older women, being more fit helps cognitive function, study shows TUESDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Physical fitness may be as good for the brain as it is for the body in old age, a new study says. A study of Canadian women older than 65 found that those who took part in r...

PA Department of Health Kicks Off National Influenza Immunization Week With Free Flu Shots at Hershey Bears Game

National Influenza Immunization Week runs Dec. 8 - 14 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With record amounts of flu vaccine available, the Pennsylvania Department of Health today teamed with the Hershey Bears to offer free flu shots to hockey fans attending the Hershey Be...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized With Leading Awards for 'The Amazing Food Detective' Online Video Game

The Game, Which Promotes Healthy Eating and Active Living for Children, Receives 2008 Best Products From iParenting Media Awards and Best in Class from Interactive Media. OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente's "The Incredible Adventures of the Amaz...

AUDIO from Medialink and Prilosec: Your Chance to get to Football's Biggest Game

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's living and dying with every play of your favorite team or it's enjoying all the nachos and pizza that make up the game watching experience, being a die-hard football fan can cause a lot of heartburn. Prilosec OTC, the number one selling OTC heartb...
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