AARP, Others Push for Health Parity for Puerto Rico
NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As lawmakers in Washington prepare to formally debate national health care reform, AARP has joined with top state and Puerto Rican officials today to pledge "Health Parity for Puerto Rico." The United States is home to some 8 million Puerto Ricans, wit...
UN Foundation Chairman Ted Turner Thanks Ashton Kutcher, CNN and Others for Raising Awareness About Malaria on Twitter
Turner calls on Twitter followers to send a net and save a life
Washington, D.C. (Vocus) April 17, 2009 -- "I salute both Ashton Kutcher and CNN for causing a buzz about malaria, a leading killer of children and refugees in Africa.
"Now, I challenge t...
OHSU scientists partner with others to form center aimed at combating infectious diseases
PORTLAND, Ore. Oregon Health & Science University and the University of Washington, along with a number of partner institutions across the Northwest, have received federal funding to form a regional research center aimed at combating emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases that pose a serious...
Alivemax -- A Company Releasing Supplemental Products That Will Uplift the Health, Appearance, and Confidence of Others Around the Globe
Alivemax Is Bringing a New Wave of Revolutonary Nutritional Products to the Health Industry, While Stimulating Income in Home Based Businesses
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 30, 2009 -- The health industry has awaited for a company to emerge and bring back the longevity o...
Ross University School of Medicine Succeeds Where Others Fall Short, According to Standards Established in New Report
According to a new report, the United States is in dire need of more physicians. But while U.S. medical schools are working to rectify the problem, the report points out that the issue cannot be solved simply by increasing the number of schools or expanding existing schools. For more than 30 yea...
New AARP Initiative Encourages Community Members to Help Others Better Manage Their Prescriptions
Rx Snapshot tracks drugs and helps older Americans talk with their health care professionals about managing their meds
WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today released Rx Snapshot , a free, online tool that anyone can use to help older family members, friends or nei...
Evergreen Healthcare and Others Successfully Migrate to the Telekenex Network From Straitshot
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Telekenex, Inc ("Telekenex"), today announced it has successfully migrated approximately 100 sites to the Telekenex MPLS network over the weekend from Straitshot Communications ("Straitshot"). Telekenex proved that it was up to the challenge and worked straig...
Aurora Leader Awarded for Helping Others Reach Their Potential
Sue Ela, executive vice president, receives 2009 TEMPO Mentor Award
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Ela believes that by working together we can accomplish more than working alone. This belief has helped to mold Ela, executive vice president of Aurora Health Care and president of Aur...
Researcher Finds Most Will Inflict Pain on Others If Prodded
Finding mirrors results of infamous psychological obedience study in 1960s
MONDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- People today may be just as willing to follow orders to hurt others
as they were nearly half a century ago, a new study finds.
In a replication of one of the most famous an...
The Vein Center at Allure Medical Spa Seminar Will Teach Others How to Get Relief
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A free seminar on "The
Secret to Beautiful Vein Free Legs" will be held in Shelby Township, Michigan
on January 20, 2009 at 8180 26 Mile Road, Shelby Township, MI.
This seminar will review modern non-surgical treatments for varicose
Avandia's Heart Risk Higher Than Others in Its Class
A similar diabetes drug, Actos, doesn't seem to carry same dangers, study finds
MONDAY, Nov. 24 (HealthDay News) -- The widely used diabetes drug Avandia -- already controversial because of cardiovascular side effects -- may be riskier than Actos, another drug in the same class, resea...
The King of Hearts Helps Others Follow a Healthy Road
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today talk show host, Larry King,
turns 75. In conjunction with his birthday -- the Larry King Cardiac
Foundation, COPE Health Solutions and the LAC+USC Camino de Salud Network
celebrated the second annual King of Hearts gala in Los Angeles. The
Bullies may enjoy seeing others in pain
Unusually aggressive youth may actually enjoy inflicting pain on others, research using brain scans at the University of Chicago shows.
Scans of the aggressive youth's brains showed that an area that is associated with rewards was highlighted when the youth watched a video clip of someone infli...
The Lanier Law Firm Announces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Rice University, Former Coach, NCAA, Others in Student's Sickle-Cell Death
HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in
Houston are announcing a wrongful death lawsuit filed today in Harris
County state district court on behalf of the parents of a former Rice
University student athlete who died following a grueling football practice
at the ...
Three Miami Area Doctors and Six Others Charged in $56 Million Health Care Fraud Schemes
WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Miami area doctors
and six others
have been charged in four separate indictments for their
roles in HIV infusion fraud schemes totaling $56 million, the Department of
Justice Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern
Kids Think Glasses Make Others Look Smart, Honest
Small study says findings may help parents comfort those getting that first pair
FRIDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Children think other youngsters who wear glasses look smarter and are more honest than those who don't wear glasses, according to a U.S. study of 80 children.
Health Plan Execs Receive Smaller Bonuses as Companies Push Performance-Based Pay, HPW Reports; Hanway Tops Others in Total Compensation
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic Information
Services, Inc. (AIS) -- CEOs from several publicly traded health plans saw
substantially smaller cash incentives in 2007 as compensation committees
placed greater emphasis on performance-based awards, according to AIS's
Internationally Known Psychic Christina Predicts Guides Others to Embrace a More Spiritual Way of Life
Christina Predicts' uncanny gift for communicating with infants helps parents understand their little ones better
FLANDERS, N.J., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In these times of economic and
political uncertainty, many people would welcome the opportunity to learn
what the future hold...
Pennsylvania Attorney General Corbett, American Lung Association & Others Call for New MSA Funds to Be Used for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation
PHILADELPHIA, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Attorney
General Tom Corbett today joined with the American Lung Association and 45
other tobacco control, prevention and health-related organizations from
across Pennsylvania to encourage Governor Rendell and the General Assembly
Ironman Competitor with Diabetes Encourages Others to Live Without Limits; Competes in Ironman Arizona in Tempe
Thursday, April 10 through Saturday, April 12, 2008 (Race Day: April 13 at 7 am)
VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO/ WHAT: "Iron Andy" Holder, an Ironman Arizona competitor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 36, will p...
Uninsured, others less likely to receive breast cancer test
ATLANTAAn American Cancer Society study finds breast cancer patients who lack insurance, who come from areas with lower education levels, who are African American, or who are older are less likely to get a key diagnostic test to make appropriate treatment decisions. The study finds those groups ar...
Talking With Others May Make You Smarter
Time spent socializing raised peoples' test scores, researchers say
SUNDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The gift of gab could boost brainpower, new research suggests.
A U.S. team found that talking to another person for 10 minutes a day improves memory and test scores.
They found that "soc...
MADD, AMA, NTSB, IIHS and Others Launch Support 21 Coalition
Overwhelming Research in Support of 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age Law's
Lifesaving Impact--Young Lives Protected, Roadways Safer
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk
Driving (MADD), the American Medical Association (AMA), the National
Transportation Safety Boar...
Pancreatic cancer risk decreased by one anti-diabetic therapy, increased by others
Bethesda, MD (August 1, 2009) The antidiabetic medication metformin is associated with a reduced risk of pancreatic cancer in diabetics, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. However, other commonly us...
Metabolife(R) Reminds Us That the Little Things We Do Can Bring Positive Change to Our Lives and the Lives of Others
NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolife, a leading brand in the weight management industry, announced today their "Less Is More" campaign, which will encourage participants to bring about positive, incremental changes to their lives and the lives of others
through simple, every...
Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others
Study finds people perceive positive expressions more accurately than sad ones
MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to picking up emotional signals from others, the brain responds to happiness faster than sadness, a new study has found.
Researchers at the University of B...
Calling All Aspiring Filmmakers! The In The Know Short Film Competition Announces Call for Entries Women and Couples Encouraged to Enter TODAY, Share Their Fertility Stories and Inspire Others
Lights, camera, action! To provide support and hope to the 7.3 million Americans affected by infertility, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and Fertility LifeLines™, a free patient resource provided by EMD Serono, are holding the first-ever In The Know Short Film Competition.
NY Times Best-Selling Author Brenda Novak Gives Annual Mother's Day Gift of Hope to Diabetic Son and Others
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For New York Times best-selling author and mother of five Brenda Novak, Mother's Day isn't about breakfast in bed or a special family gathering to celebrate her status as a mom. Instead, it's the culmination of a year's worth of planning, phon...
Brits Kiss With Confidence - Some More Than Others
- New kissing study launched to raise money for HIV/Aids awareness
- The Welsh are the most tight-lipped with one fifth never kissing thier partners
- Birmingham counts the most serious snoggers, with 54% locking lips twice a day
London, UK (PRWEB) March 24, 2009 -- Mos...
On Sun Safety, Pool Staff May Take Cue From Others
Peer pressure affects use of sunscreen, coverups, study finds
TUESDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Outdoor pool staff are more likely to follow sun safety measures if their peers do the same, suggests a study by researchers at Emory University in Atlanta.
Lifeguards and aquatic ins...
Those Who Feel Rejected Direct Hostility Toward Others
Social exclusion linked to aggression found in school shootings, other tragedies
FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Getting the cold shoulder can turn some people into hotheads.
A University of Kentucky study found that people who feel socially rejected are more likely to view othe...
The SCOOTER Store Gives Power Wheelchair to Good Samaritan Critically Injured Trying to Save Others
Gift of Mobility Lets Local Hero be Mobile and Independent While He Awaits Prosthetic Leg
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life changed in less than a minute for Darrel Baker, 36, when he stopped to help another motorist and suddenly found himself in need of rescue. A ...
Hospitals Participating in Get With The Guidelines(SM) Program Follow Heart Attack Treatment Guidelines Better Than Others
Tens of thousands of heart attack patients could benefit from similar
DALLAS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Archives of Internal
Medicine article published today, "An organized approach to improvement in
guideline adherence for acute myocardial infarction," presented the...
Aggressive preschoolers found to have fewer friends than others
Preschoolers who are aggressive, angry, and inattentive tend to have fewer playmates than their non-aggressive classmates, whether they are boys or girls. In comparison, non-aggressive children do better at interactions with many peers over time.
Those are the findings of new research that use...
Hispanic Workers Dying at Higher Rates Than Others
Language, literacy barriers cited, particularly in construction jobs, CDC reports
THURSDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic workers face a greater risk of dying from work-related injuries, with one in three deaths occurring in the construction industry, U.S. health officials said T...
Chrysler LLC Chairman and CEO Bob Nardelli and Chrysler Foundation Recognized by Larry King Cardiac Foundation for Dedication to Improving Lives of Others
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Larry King Cardiac
Foundation (LKCF) celebrated its 20th anniversary in grand style in
Washington, D.C., Saturday May 3, with Larry and Shawn Southwick-King and
more than 600 friends that included Grammy-Award Winner Seal; "Saturday
Night Live" co...
The Stay Strong Foundation Launches National 'Healing Starts With US' Campaign With Celebrity Guests Denzel Washington, Ruby Dee, Mo'Nique, Terry McMillan, Rev. Al Sharpton and Others
Campaign Seeks One Million Pledges in Support of Movement and Encourages Open Dialogue Within The Community
NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stay Strong Foundation unveiled
its plan today to launch a national campaign entitled "Healing Starts With
Us." On the heels of T...
Studies suggest HIV subtype more deadly than others
Two studies led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that people infected with HIV in Thailand die from the disease significantly sooner than those with HIV living in other parts of the world. According to the researchers, the shorter survival time measured i...
Patients of Courage Transcend Physical Disfigurement, Help Others
Awards Presented at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
BALTIMORE, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being burned over 85
percent of your body or losing your breasts at age 26 would devastate even
the most steadfast person. Despite horrific obstacles like these, some
New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers
Fairhaven Health introduces Nursing Blend, a natural, non-prescription supplement to support breastfeeding women.
Bellingham, WA (Vocus) August 4, 2009 -- Are breastfeeding mothers getting all the nutrients they need to ensure the optimal health of mom and baby? Surpris...