American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screenings and Discussion of HBO Series The Alzheimer's Project
American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher and Asbury Methodist Village Social Worker are Featured Facilitators
CLARKSBURG, Md., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a sp...
Dad Offers Personal Father's Day Message on Importance of Prostate Cancer Screenings
Prostate cancer is more common in men than breast cancer is in women. Joel Stern learned of his prostate cancer through a regular screening, which doctors recommend should start at age 50. "Thanks to the early detection of my cancer, I had a wider range of treatment options," Stern said...
Focused Health Solutions Helps Make Preventative Health Screenings Simple and More Affordable
Partnership with eHealthScreenings adds to growing list of solutions available to help companies and their employees manage their health and health-care costs
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge and prevention are among the keys to every person's good health. While you may look ...
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Promotes Free Memory Screenings Year-Round
NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing initiative to promote early detection of memory problems and successful aging, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) recently introduced a new program that encourages local organizations across the country to offer ...
Free Health, Dental and Vision Screenings at Hamilton Health Center on May 2 Will Help Harrisburg Area Children and Adults
Highmark Blue Shield, Davis Vision, United Concordia and the Harrisburg Area Dental Society Team Up With Dauphin County Partners for a Healthy Community
CAMP HILL, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dauphin County Partners for a Healthy Community will host a day of free health and v...
Excluding the lateral view in chest radiograph screenings decreases radiation exposure by 67 percent
For the patient with a positive PPD test, which usually indicates prior exposure to tuberculosis, the guidelines recommend a chest x-ray that typically includes a frontal and lateral view. The lateral view, which accounts for 2/3 of the total radiation dose during screening, is not necessary, acco...
'AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour' to Provide Free Health Screenings and Services
Fleet of Health Screening Vehicles Dispatched; Goal to Provide More Than $60 Million Worth of Free Health Screenings
NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP and Walgreens ( NYSE, NASDAQ: WAG ) today announced the launch of a two-year, national mobile health screening tour wit...
Lori Hamilton, Wife of NASCAR Legend Bobby Hamilton, Urges Public to Attend Free Cancer Screenings During Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW)
Free oral cancer screenings
also being held at select NASCAR races this year
CHARLESTON, S.C., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Lori Hamilton, wife of late NASCAR racing legend Bobby Hamilton, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 2009 Oral, Head &...
Colon Screenings Don't Follow Guidelines, Study Suggests
VA study shows elderly ill men getting same screenings
as healthy folks,,,,
MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Despite clear guidelines recommending that older people undergo a colonoscopy only if they expect to live at least four more years, a new study reveals that seriously ill el...
Local Physicians of Indian Origin To Offer Free Health Screenings at The Hindu Temple of Canton
Number of Needy Citizens Expected to Increase over Previous Years
DETROIT, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Health Fair sponsored in conjunction with Oakwood Annapolis Hospital and the Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (MAPI) is scheduled to be held from 9am to 1pm on ...
'Taking Action Together' Aims to Increase Screenings and Offer Education to People with Diabetes Living in the Inland Empire
California's Inland Empire residents have second highest rate of diabetes in the state
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross in California, Merck & Co. and the American Diabetes Association are "Taking Action Together" in an effort to battle diabetes in the Inl...
Newborn Screenings Now Required Across U.S.
All states mandate at least 21 tests for devastating conditions, report says
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Four years ago, only about one in three babies in the United States was born in a state that required newborn to be screened for a host of conditions. But by the end of 2...
Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Los Angeles Area Big Lots Stores
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brighter smiles await
children in the Los Angeles area as the Colgate-Palmolive Company brings its
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Oral Health Improvement Program to the La Canada
and Pacoima Big Lots stores on Saturday, February 21.
CVS/pharmacy Launches 2009 'A Su Salud' Health Fairs Providing Free Health Screenings to the Community
With focus on early detection of disease, A Su Salud revealed high incidence of diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension and high cholesterol among participants and provided $55 million in free and low cost medical services in 2008
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the ...
Free Dental Screenings Every Tuesday in February To Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month
Sponsored by Delta Dental of Minnesota
(Vocus) February 3, 2009 --
Who: Delta Dental of Minnesota , Children's Dental Services, Twin Cities children and their parents
What: To kick off Children's Dental Health Month, free children's dental screenings
Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Atlanta Area Big Lots Stores
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brighter smiles await
children in Georgia as the Colgate-Palmolive Company brings its Bright Smiles,
Bright Futures Oral Health Improvement Program to the Smyrna and Marietta Big
Lots stores on Saturday, January 31.
Fear, misconceptions about screenings keep many African-Americans from getting mammograms
Training physicians and caregivers to improve cultural sensitivity and communication with economically disadvantaged African-American patients could influence these women to get mammograms that could save their lives, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Transitions Optical to Provide Free Vision Screenings at the American Diabetes Association's Feria de Salud por tu Familia(TM)
Two Los Angeles Universities, VSP(R) Vision Care and Transitions Optical Join Together to Help Hispanic Families Improve Their Eye Health
PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc.
announced its partnership with the American Career College, Hacienda La
Free Flu Shots, Health, Dental Screenings and Services Available to New Kensington Area Adults
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Concordia Team Up with Community Health Clinic
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, November 8, Highmark
Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Concordia dental will team up to host a
day of free health and dental scree...
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Offers Free Memory Screenings Nationwide
Initiative Addresses Healthcare Concerns, Gains Support of Leading
NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this time of
heightened concerns about rising healthcare costs, the Alzheimer's
Foundation of America (AFA) will offer free memory screenings
at more tha...
Free Health, Dental and Vision Screenings This Sunday Will Help Lancaster County Children and Adults
Highmark Blue Shield and United Concordia Team Up With Lancaster Partners for a Healthy Community
CAMP HILL, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, September 14, The
Lancaster Partners for a Healthy Community will host a day of free health
and vision screenings
Davis Vision, United Way 2-1-1 and the United Auto Workers Team Up to Provide Free Vision Screenings August 25 for Detroit Children
Inaugural Program Anticipates Screening More Than 300 Children Ages 5 - 17
DETROIT, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Monday, August 25, Davis Vision,
Inc., the United Way 2-1-1 and the United Auto Workers (UAW) will team up
to sponsor free vision screenings
for uninsured and underinsured Detroit
Keystone Mercy and DVCH to Offer Screenings for National Health Center Week
Keystone Mercy Prenatal, Cervical Cancer Screening Participants Receive $15 Gift Card
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the
largest medical assistance care organization in Pennsylvania, in
conjunction with Delaware Valley Community Hea...
AUA 2008: Access to urologists and prostate cancer screenings lead to better outcomes for patients
ORLANDO, FL, May 21, 2008Men with greater access to prostate cancer screenings
and treatment have better outcomes from the disease, a new study shows. Urologist population density was directly related to increased numbers of screening programs and decreased mortality rates from the disease. Today,...
New Studies Support Dermatologists' Recommendation: Self-Exams, Screenings Vital for Detecting Skin Cancer
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When detected early, most skin
cancers can be successfully treated. In fact, melanoma, the most serious
form of skin cancer, is highly curable when found and treated early. The
five-year survival rate for people whose melanoma is detected and treated
Free Asthma Screenings Offered in May
National program aims to educate patients on best ways to get condition under control
THURSDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Have asthma or think you might? Then May is the month for you to get a handle on this common breathing disease.
Free asthma screenings
are scheduled to be held ...
Global Sound Conference Invites Los Angeles Residents to Experience the Latest in Stress Relief with Free Exhibits, Live Music, Movie Screenings and More
Four Day Event Brings Dose of Serenity to Stressed-Out City; Free Healing
Sessions in Massive Exhibition Hall Showcasing Hottest in Sound-Based Health Technologies
LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Sound Conference,
whose purpose is to explore the many...
Non-Profit Group Formed to Promote Safe Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Care:
Organization Will Address Increasing Concerns that Future Payment &
Coverage Policies Could Negatively Impact the Frequency of Colonoscopy Screening & Sedation Options
ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition
for Quality Colorectal Cancer S...
Video: Walgreens to Provide $35 Million in Free Health Screenings with The Take Care Health Tour
12-month campaign is company's largest free health screening and service initiative
DEERFIELD, Ill., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens Take Care Health
Tour launches this week to provide more than $35 million in free health
screenings and services. The expanded 2...
Continuous Doctor Care Key to Childhood Screenings
Infants at lower risk for environmental, biological diseases if same physician is used
MONDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Children cared for by the same doctor during their first six months of life are more likely than those examined by different doctors to receive proper screening...
Free Health Screenings Aim to Identify Risk of Heart Disease in Women
Studies show two-thirds of women who die suddenly of heart disease had no prior symptoms or awareness of risk factors
BALTIMORE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to screen and educate
women about heart disease prevention, the Sister to Sister Foundation will
hold its annual Wom...
Routine screenings uncover hidden carbon monoxide poisoning
Providence, R.I. - Screening all emergency room patients for carbon monoxide poisoning is a simple yet potentially life-saving practice that can be done even in a high-volume urban hospital, according to new research by emergency physicians at Rhode Island Hospital.
In the largest study of its ...
'His and Hers' Screening Campaign Offers Unique Valentine's Day Message to Increase Cancer Screenings and Promote Health
Texas Oncology Reminds Women 'It's Totally Glam to Go for a Mammogram' and Men 'Don't Wait to Check Your Prostate'
DALLAS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of Texas Oncology, men
and women across Texas are sending a different kind of love note to their
sweethearts this Valen...
Congresswoman Norton, Mayor Fenty, Verizon and the Washington Wizards Join the Test for Life Campaign to Encourage HIV Screenings in DC
Groups come together for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day this
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In coordination with
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day this Thursday, February 7,
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Mayor Adrian Fenty, the
Pennsylvania Health Department 'Body Shop' to Offer Free Screenings and Kids Activities at Farm Show
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Secretary Dr.
Calvin B. Johnson today invited all Pennsylvanians to visit the Department
of Health's "Body Shop" exhibit at the Farm Show for free health
screenings, fun games and activities, and important health information.
Low-Income Women's Cancer Screenings Cost Effective: Report
Total cost about $555, government analysis shows.,,
FRIDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Screening tests for breast and cervical cancer for under- or uninsured low-income U.S. women cost about $150 annually per woman screened, according to a new government analysis.
The total cost p...
Colon cancer screenings may not pay off and could pose harm to some
Even though current guidelines advocate colorectal cancer screenings
for those with severe illnesses, they may bring little benefit and may actually pose harm, according to a recent study by Yale School of Medicine researchers published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
The study offers a n...
Free Diabetes Eye Screenings Taking Place in Recognition of World Diabetes Day
~Eye Care Practices throughout North America to Participate in Optos Diabetes Day~
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of World
Diabetes Day, Optos, a leading medical technology company for the design,
development, manufacturing and marketin...
2007 InfantSEE(R) Data Magnifies the Need for Early Eye and Vision Screenings for Infants, According to American Optometric Association
Overall Need for Concern Increases to One in Nine Infants, Especially in Premature and Minority Babies
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye assessments from one in nine
infants have shown an overall need for concern, according to new data
collected by the American Optomet...
Brain Screenings Offered to Breast Cancer Patients During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Neurologic and Orthopedic Institute of Chicago Offer Complimentary Brain Scans, Oct 26 & 27, as Part of Clinical Study.
CHICAGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ --
What: Women diagnosed with HER-2 positive Stage III or Stage IV breast cancer are eligible to receive ...