American Community Introduces Its Own PPO Network in Ohio to Save Policyholders Money
LIVONIA, Mich., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- American Community Mutual Insurance Company, a leading provider of Group and Individual health insurance, announced today that it has introduced its own
proprietary medical provider network in Ohio. The American Community Provider Network will save...
Cord Blood America Leases Las Vegas Building for Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to...
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...
U.S. Doctors Treat Heart Attack With Man's Own Stem Cells
Pioneering procedure aims to repair damaged cardiac muscle, surgeons say
TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- American physicians say they've performed the first procedure in which a patient received injections of his own
heart stem cells to repair heart attack damage.
Scientists use bed bugs' own chemistry against them
COLUMBUS, Ohio Scientists here have determined that combining bed bugs' own
chemical signals with a common insect control agent makes that treatment more effective at killing the bugs.
The researchers found that stirring up the bed bugs by spraying their environment with synthetic versions of ...
Retired or Laid Off? Why Not Operate Your Own Business in 2009! Invest in YOU. Become an Entrepreneur!
GNC is offering anyone who is retired or laid off a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee and a place in the supplement industry's strongest and best franchise organization
PITTSBURGH, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the challenging economic climate, the supplement and self-care industry r...
Cord Blood America Receives Commitment for $2.3 Million to Fund Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and inter...
First Vessel Graft Grown From Kidney Patients' Own Cells
Achievement could aid dialysis and might be replicated for heart disease, scientists say,,,,
THURSDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- The successful use of a patient's own
skin cells to grow tissue-engineered shunts for dialysis could portend a revolution in kidney care, researchers say....
Patient Movement Forms in Opposition to FDA Position that the Patient's Own Stem Cells are Drugs
A patient movement, called Safe Stem Cells NOW! was formed in response to the FDA's position that the patient's own
adult stem cells are drugs and should be regulated as such. The patient group believes that this misclassification of adult stem cells will dramatically slow the availability of th...
New Medical Organizer Allows People to Easily Manage Their Own Healthcare
Developed by a loving daughter who knows the struggles of keeping track of a parent's revolving medical needs and multiple medications, MyMedManager™ is a new comprehensive, healthcare organizer designed to allow people of all ages or their caregivers to keep track of pertinent medical info...
Helpful Host: After the Loss of Her Child, This Grieving Mother Started Her Own Radio Show
PHILADELPHIA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline Foreman has found a positive outlet for the negatives in her life -- a successful, community-minded radio show.
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The New Jersey resident is the host of Your Mental He...
Patient's Own Stem Cells Might Treat Heart Attack
Infusing cells into damaged area helped restore blood flow, researchers say
TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Treating a heart attack with the patients' own
bone marrow stem cells boosts blood flow within the heart and may help reduce long-term complications, a new U.S. study finds...
Chicago's Own Hacker Con Set for May, Teaches Human Hacking to Corporations
Last year, we proved hacking for a living and making great money is a reality. This year we focus on advancing your security career and the most serious threat today, hacking humans AKA Social Engineering. Spring ChicagoCon 2009 by TDCC features world-class security training followed by a 2-Day E...
54-Year-Old Psychology Teacher Loses 155 Pounds In 10 Months By Applying His Own Teachings To Himself
ERIE, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Lapides, a 54-year-old teacher of Spirituality Psychology and founder of The Freedom Foundation For Weight Loss And Spiritual Development in Pennsylvania, was recently challenged by one of his students to apply his own
Spiritual Teachings to his weight pr...
Moose Launch Organization's Own 'Economic Stimulus Plan'
MOOSEHEART, Ill., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when more and more
people are in need, the number of people seeking volunteer opportunities has
spiked. To encourage people to get involved in volunteer opportunities, Moose
International, the fraternal organization with nearly 1.2 million me...
Deaf Children Can Create Own Sign Language
It evolves in ways that are similar to verbal communication, Nicaraguan study shows
TUESDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Deaf children can develop their own
language-like gesture systems that expand in the same way that verbal skills grow in other children as they mature.
You Own It, You'll Eat It
Expired or slightly 'off' food? If it's in your fridge, chances are you'll try it, experts say
MONDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) - Wondering whether to partake of that expired yogurt at the back of the fridge? What about that hunk of cheese with the bit of mold on top?
If you're like...
Aegis Living Focuses On Taking Care of Their Own in 2009
In this Recession there is at least one company making sure employees come first
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In corporate boardrooms around the nation, business leaders are sitting down to discuss bottom lines and the effects of the recession on their business. Layoffs, cutbacks ...
Reading in the Comfort of Their Own Classroom
DALLAS, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Some fourth-graders at the Sidney Lanier Center for Arts in Dallas now find it a little more relaxing to enjoy a good book. This after their teacher purchased beanbag chairs and pillows funded largely in part by a donation from Equal Health. The Arlington, Texas-bas...
Lost Your Job in Retail? Why Not Operate Your Own Business in 2009! Invest in You. Become an Entrepreneur!
GNC offers retailing veterans a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee and a place in the supplement industry's strongest and best franchise organization
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the challenging economic climate in the United States - which has cost thousands of experien...
Targeting Cancer's Own Stem Cells to Fight Recurrence
In the lab, scientists used a virus to thwart tumor's comeback
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have located a group of cancer stem cells or "tumor-initiating cells" which, when targeted with a reprogrammed herpes virus, are prevented from turning malignant.
Federal Members of Advisory Committee Block Vaccine-Autism Research, Defy Wishes of Its Own Scientists, Autism Community, and Congress
SafeMinds Withdraws Support for Autism Research Strategic Plan, Asks Daschle to Investigate.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a highly unusual departure from procedure, government representatives to the Federal Interagency Autism Advisory Committee (IACC) voted this we...
Command Spanish Online offers Healthcare Spanish Anytime, Anywhere, and at Your Own Pace
PETAL, Miss., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine that you have just arrived
on your night shift and you discover you have several new patients for whom
you are responsible. Of those, two speak only Spanish. You note that outside
one patient's room there are several Spanish-speaking family membe...
New training method helps surgeons evaluate their own minimally invasive surgery skills
Recent years have seen the rapid emergence of minimally invasive surgery procedures in operating theatres. However, the training of surgeons in this field still leaves much to be desired. Researcher Magdalena Chmarra has changed this state of affairs by developing a realistic training system which...
Human Body May Make Its Own 'Aspirin'
Theory stems from presence of salicylic acid in study participants
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Salicylic acid, the key component that gives aspirin its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, may be something humans can produce on their own, a new study suggests.
Morpace Reports: Many Likely to Create Own Online Personal Medical Record
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Some people are not
waiting for the Federal government's potential system of electronic medical
records and are taking matters into their own
hands, according to a new
national Morpace survey.
Twenty-seven percent of American adults now say t...
U of U researchers to use patient's own stem cells to treat heart failure
SALT LAKE CITY Nov. 17, 2008 Researchers at the University of Utah are enrolling people in a new clinical trial that uses a patient's own
stem cells to treat ischemic and non-ischemic heart failure.
The one-year Cardiac Repair Cell Treatment of Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy (IMPACT-DC...
Hall-of-Fame Quarterback, John Elway, Chooses Denver's Own Icon LASIK for Laser Vision Correction
Denver, Colorado's own
Icon John Elway, selected Icon LASIK for his laser vision correction. Icon LASIK has locations in Denver and Loveland, Colorado (serving Ft. Collins, Greeley, Cheyenne)
Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) November 5, 2008 -- Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbac...
Holiday Survival Tips: Mitigate Loneliness by Becoming Your Own Holiday Date
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season is a time of
tradition, which comes with expectations of happiness. The perception that
families and friends get together to celebrate and people are jolly and
joyful, doesn't always ring true.
For many people, holiday perceptions and expe...
AUDIO from Medialink and CIGNA: An Ailing Economy Changing How Many Take Care of Their Own Health
NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report shows many are cutting
back on health care because of the economy. Here's more on ways to get the
most out of your health plan to save money while staying healthy.
Listen to this report from CIGNA at:
Finally ... A Chance for Both Men and Women to Take CTRL(TM) of Their Own Skin!
FIRST-EVER GENDER-SPECIFIC ACNE TREATMENT EMBRACES DIFFERENCES IN MEN'S
AND WOMEN'S SKIN BY COMBINING PROPRIETARY FORMULA AND UNIQUE NATURAL
INGREDIENTS TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT SOLUTION
SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's a news flash ... some of
the most basic difference...
Play at your own risk
Taking up bowling or tennis is an excellent way to stay fit. But if you're not careful, you might find that these amateur sports can have unexpected long-term health risks.
A new study headed by Dr. Navah Ratzon, a long-time occupational therapist and director of the Occupational Therapy Depart...
Caribou Coffee Honors Memory of One of Its Own With Amy's Blend
Proceeds to benefit Susan G. Komen For the Cure(R)
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caribou Coffee Company,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU ), the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse
operator based in the U.S., will again pay annual tribute to one of its
As Budget Stalemate Wears On - Voters Can Set Their Own Priorities
Next 10 Launches Updated 'California Budget Challenge'
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As the budget stalemate
wears on, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization Next 10 has just released
a newly updated version of the California Budget Challenge so that voters
can try thei...
CA Legislature's 'Reform' of Health Insurance Cancellations Resembles Insurance Industry's Own Plan; Insurers, Satisfied With Getting a Legal Edge Against Patients, Drop Opposition to the Bill
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer
Watchdog warned today that a new bill to be voted on tomorrow would make it
more difficult for patients to recover unpaid medical bills resulting from
cancellations of coverage, even when the cancellations were illegal and
Patient's own infection-fighting T cells put late-stage melanoma into long-term remission
SEATTLE Researchers describe the first successful use of a human patient's cloned infection-fighting T cells as the sole therapy to put an advanced solid-tumor cancer into long-term remission. A team led by Cassian Yee, M.D., an associate member of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinso...
Dermatology Nurses' Association Teams with International Publisher to Launch its Own Journal
MT. LAUREL, N.J., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years, 26 chapters
and more than 3,000 members, the Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is
on the brink of a new era. And, beginning in February, DNA's fresh path
means members and thousands of non-members alike can read the latest news
Farmington Hills Plastic Surgeon Uses Novel Procedure: Patients' Own Fat From Liposuction for Buttock Enhancement
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent Farmington
Hills plastic surgeon is using a novel procedure for buttock enhancement:
her patients' own
Dr. Michelle Hardaway, owner of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser
Center, explained that after removing fat by liposuc...
Survey: Parents Let Their Own Experiences Affect Drug and Alcohol Boundaries Set for Teens at Prom and Graduation Parties
Teens Say Prescription Drug Abuse Also May Be Part of the Festivities
NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey released today
from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R) and MetLife Foundation
found that parents' personal past experiences with alcohol and drugs at
Replacement Bladder Grown From Body's Own Cells
'Neo-organ' from intestinal tissue could offer therapy option for cancer patients
SUNDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Using regenerative medical techniques, it may be possible to create replacement bladders for people who've had their bladder removed due to cancer.
That's the concl...