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Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The uninsured issue has become a crisis: the State of New York estimates that 2.3 million residents are currently without health insurance, a number that is continuing to rise. An increasing number of patients find themselves going to large hospitals and clin...

Antidepressant Use in U.S. Has Almost Doubled

Study also finds increases in use of other psychotropic medications MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressant use among U.S. residents almost doubled between 1996 and 2005, along with a concurrent rise in the use of other psychotropic medications, a new report shows. The inc...

Tennessee Drug Card Has Saved Residents Over $7.3 Million

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Program officials announced today that Tennessee residents have saved over $7.3 million on prescription medications through Tennessee Drug Card since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Tennessee Drug Car...

Abilify Has Made Strong Gains in Patient Share Across All Lines of Therapy Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Schizophrenia

WALTHAM, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the patient share of Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify has grown in the first three lines of therapy si...

NCPA: White House Has Ideas on How to Ration Health Care

Presidential Health Advisor ' s Writings Support Less Care for the Elderly DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the cusp of President Obama's news conference tonight, the National Center for Policy Analysis points to evidence that the President's health care re...

Free Drug Card Has Saved Washington Residents $2.6 Million

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington residents have saved over $2.6 million on prescription medications since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Washington Drug Card, which offers free discount drug cards to residents, was laun...

Fast-Growing National Health Company Has New Owners, Big Growth Plans

SAN MARCOS, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Wishes, Inc., a medical supply company here with national service and fast growth, has new ownership and big plans. The company has been acquired by Dennis Karnes, President of Silver Spring Investment, Inc., who was formerly Chief Operating ...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

Dr. Mark E. Richards with Ageless Impressions Plastic Surgery Institute is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon, and has been certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. Every day at his plastic surgery in Washington, DC , he sees people who want to improve their appearance in some...

Doctors: AMA Has Sold Out Patients & the Profession For A Few Dollars

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons issued the following statement from Kathryn Serkes, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, in response to the AMA's endorsement of House Bill 3200: "The American Medical Associatio...

Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

Size 2 for Life authors advise that Summertime can be the best time to shed those unwanted pounds. Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Fitness expert Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD want women to know that Summertime is the time when a women's body is...

Headhunters Lice Removal Service Has Lice in Atlanta on the Run

ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "Head lice are a huge problem and the numbers of cases continue to increase," stated Tommy Lambert, Founder and President of Headhunters Lice Removal Service. "However as big as the Atlanta area is, when our children had lice, there was just no help ...

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, The National Real Estate Referral Firm That Specializes In Finding Real Estate Loans, Has Just Expanded Their Services

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, the national real estate referral firm that specializes in finding real estate loans for today's professionals, announced this afternoon the extension of its services in the areas of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. ...

Regular moderate alcohol intake has cognitive benefits in older adults

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A glass of wine here, a nightcap there new research out of Wake Forest University School of Medicine suggests that moderate alcohol intake offers long-term cognitive protection and reduces the risk of dementia in older adults. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer...

Medizone International, Inc. Has Filed for Patent Protection for Its AsepticSure(TM) Hospital Sterilization System

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following months of engineering development and laboratory research Medizone (MZEI.PK) has filed what it believes to be a very solid patent application for the Company's lead product AsepticSure(TM). Medizone's CEO Edwin Marshall stated, ...

XTENT, Inc. Announces That It Has Postponed the Special Meeting of Its Stockholders

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that it has postponed its special meeting of stockholders which was scheduled to take place at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, July 9, 2009. The meeting has been rescheduled for 9:00 a.m. Pacifi...

A Settlement Has Been Proposed in a Class Action Lawsuit Involving Cold MD Dietary Supplement

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A notice program authorized by the Los Angeles County Superior Court began over the weekend to alert those who purchased Cold MD dietary supplement from March 26, 2004 through May 29, 2009 about a proposed settlement against Iomedix Cold International SRL ("Def...

Medizone International, Inc. (MZEI.PK) Announces it has Established its Own BSL2A Certified Laboratory Located in Innovation Park, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "This is a fully equipped bio-safety level 2 laboratory dedicated exclusively to Medizone research," stated Dr. Michael Shannon Director of Medical Affairs for Medizone. "This new laboratory is located in the heart of one of the finest bio-medical c...

Jim Kerwin of Kerwin Communications Has Donated Over $10,000 to Lavallette Charity Helping Hands Loving Hearts

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Kerwin, President and CEO of Kerwin Communications ( www.kerwincommunications.com ), has donated over $10,000 to benefit local Lavallette charity Helping Hands Loving Hearts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090706/NY42189LOGO ...

Media Alert: Questions Remain in Michael Jackson Autopsy - College of American Pathologists Has Forensic Pathologist Available to Answer Reporter Questions

What can an autopsy tell you? A pathologist's role is critical in diagnosing cause of death (Vocus) June 29, 2009 -- WHAT: New questions surround singer Michael Jackson's death. In cases of sudden, unexpected death, a forensic pathologist, often working in...

Perrigo Confirms That its Partner Synthon Has Filed for Generic Version of Xyzal(R) Solution and Announcement of Lawsuit by Sepracor/UCB

ALLEGAN, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that its partner Synthon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Levocetirizine solution 2.5mg/5ml, a generic version of Xyzal(R) solution 2.5mg/5ml. Und...

First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk

MILLBURN, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of summer. People everywhere will be shedding their spring raincoats and spending time outdoors in the sun's rays. But, before basking in all the sunshine, it's important to practice skin sun safety. MoleSafe, ( www.mol...

Seroquel's First- and Second-Line Patient Share Has Grown Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Bipolar Disorder

Although Risperidone Is Now Available In Generics, There Is No Clear Evidence of Expanded Uptake in Early Lines of Therapy, According to a New Report from Decision Resources Patient-Flow Forecasts Need to Take Into Account Shifts in Seroquel XR's Use by Line of Therapy Over the Next Two Years...

Prospect Therapeutics Inc.'s GCS-100 Has Focused on Developing Treatment for Three Blood-Borne Cancers

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn") announced today that Prospect Therapeutics has focused on developing GCS-100 for treatment of three blood-borne cancers: chronic lymphocytic leukemia ("CLL"), multiple myeloma ("MM") and diffuse large B cell lymp...

National Alliance of Wound Care Has Credentialed Over 7000 Wound Care Professionals

Chronic wounds affect millions of people each year, with costs reaching into the billions of dollars. To help address this healthcare challenge, Wound Care Certified professionals are becoming a growing clinical specialty. GLENDALE, Wis., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance of Wound...

The Equipment Leasing/Financing World Now Has its First Exclusive Online Referral Service

PickYourLease.com specializes in equipment leasing/financing referrals using a proprietary system that automatically matches the right clients with the right lenders making the whole financing process 750% more efficient, for the clients and for the lenders while increasing conversions for retail...

Temporary Production Interruption at Allston Landing Manufacturing Facility Has No Impact on Aldurazyme

NOVATO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) announced today that the temporary interruption of bulk production at Genzyme's Allston Landing manufacturing facility is not expected to have any impact on Aldurazyme supply or revenue to BioMarin or ...

SETO Holdings, Inc. Completes Agreement to Acquire Advanced Hearing Centers, Inc. and Has Disposed of All Existing Business; New Management has been installed

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SETO Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SETO) announced that it has acquired from Sanjay Srivastava 100% of the capital stock of Advanced Hearing Centers, Inc. ("ADVANCED"), a Maryland corporation formed in 2004, in exchange for the issuance of 7...

Krome Immigration Service Processing Center Has Confirmed H1N1 Flu Cases

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Slow to Act, Not Doing Enough to Protect Employees, says AFGE WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, FL has confirmed cases of H1N1. The American Federation of Govern...

Survey finds that cosmetic ear surgery has the youngest age of patients

Chicago, IL (June 10, 2009) So many classic childhood movies (Dumbo) and sing-a-longs (Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?) emphasize large and protruding ears. But it turns out that having protruding ears is often-times a humiliating feature for a teenager. According to the A...

Survey Finds That Cosmetic Ear Surgery Has the Youngest Age of Patients

CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So many classic childhood movies (Dumbo) and sing-a-longs (Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?) emphasize large and protruding ears. But it turns out that having protruding ears is often-times a humiliating feature for a teenager. ...

Daytime Nap Has Benefits Beyond Rest for Kids

Nappers have less hyperactivity, depression and anxiety, research suggests MONDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Children's nap time is not only beneficial to caregivers who may need a break. For children aged 4 to 5 years, taking a nap during the day may help reduce hyperactivity, anxie...

The FDA has approved ankle replacements, so why don't all insurance plans cover them?

MAYWOOD, Il. -- It's been a decade since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first total ankle-replacement system for patients with severe ankle arthritis. But several insurance companies still deny coverage, Loyola University Health System orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Pinzur...

Lightspeed Research - The Foresight Group, Announced Today that Holly Bossert has Joined the Company as a Senior Account Manager for the East Coast

Lightspeed Research - The Foresight Group, a global provider of innovative employee survey solutions, 360 surveys and manager feedback surveys, announced today that Holly Bossert has joined the company as a Senior Account Manager for the East Coast. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) ...

CDC Has Candidate Viruses for Swine Flu Vaccine

If viable, these ingredients could be sent to manufacturers by month's end FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- A viable H1N1 swine flu vaccine got a bit nearer Friday, with government health officials saying they had two promising candidate viruses for use in such a shot. "Today CDC...

An International Design Team has Been Selected for an Iraqi Hospital to Transform Healthcare in the Middle East

The team includes Rees Associates, Inc., OMMA Healthcare, LLC and Medical Equipment Solutions International. This team will be strongly supported by OMMA's Middle East division, OMMA Projects-Middle East, and the Iraqi construction firm of Qimmat Al Nidhal Construction. The Governorate of Baghda...

Viral Genetics Has Option Under Issued Key Patent for Cancer Drug

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biotechnology firm Viral Genetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VRAL), a company that discovers and develops drug compounds to treat cancer, Lyme Disease and HIV, has been issued a patent for novel cancer therapies. The patent protects cancer drugs that h...

BREATHE 4 THE CURE Yoga Class Has Powerful Healing Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors, Family and Friends

Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego Unite to Help Women Feel Great, Get Fit and Raise Funds SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are joining together to rejuvenate, unwind and release physical and/or emotional pain while raising funds for a cause they st...

MIT is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joint Venture agreement with its Chinese partners and has received an initial order of 120 units for Animal vaccination

DENVER, CO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH. PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), MIT is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joint Venture Agreement with its Chinese partners. MIT president Mr. Karim Menassa has returne...

New Research Finds Recession Has Greater Impact on Health of Parents Than Children

Parents prioritize children's health over their own, while most Americans agree both are equally important RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic downturn has contributed to poorer overall family health and increased concerns among parents about losing their access to healthca...

New Research Finds Recession Has Greater Impact on Health of Parents than Children with Specific Findings on Hispanics

Most Hispanics agree that the health of the entire family is important, yet parents prioritize children's health over their own RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic downturn is contributing to a decline in overall family health in the Hispanic community, with parents priorit...
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