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Concierge Medicine Takes Front Seat with Health Care Reform Uncertainty

The need for Concierge Medicine is growing as individuals seek a higher level of customer service from their physicians. As President Obama seeks to reform health care, some doctors and their patients are taking steps to improve both customer service and access. After multiple requests by clien...

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Use It or Lose It High School Seat Belt Challenge Brings Out the Creativity in Cuyahoga County Teens

Area high schoolers take to the stage at the House of Blues to compete for highest seat belt use and most creative seat belt messages CLEVELAND, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Local teens had a chance to showcase their creativity -- and their community spirit -- at the House of Blues at noon on Tu...

Millennials Push For Seat at the Table on Healthcare Reform

Conservative and Liberal Youth Advocacy Groups Join Together to Ask President Obama for a Greater Voice in the Healthcare Reform Debate. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 22, 2009 -- In recent days, both conservative and liberal youth advocacy groups, joined together to push...

Wayne County Community College District Presents Second Annual Child Car Seat Check Program

Event held in partnership with Children's Hospital of Michigan will teach parents and caregivers how to secure children for vehicle travel Proper use of booster seats and car restraints is crucial for protecting children while on the road DETROIT, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and ...

The First Years True Fit C630 Convertible Car Seat Recieves Highest Given Rating From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

C630 Convertible Car Seat earns top honors for a four-star ease of use rating for both rear and front facing positions! OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Learning Curve Brands, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of RC2 Corporation (Nasdaq: RCRC ) ( http://www.learnin...

Record Upsurge in State's Child Safety Seat Usage Marks Child Passenger Safety Week

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Office of Traffic Safety released figures today which show a record setting rate of children riding in car safety seats. The 2008 rate of 94.4 percent of children under age five in child safety seats is a big jump of 6.7 percentage po...

Safe Kids USA Offers Car Seat Inspections for National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 20

Nearly 900 Child Passenger Safety Events Held during the Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids coalitions around the country are holding nearly 900 vehicle safety events for families during the month of September, including more than 200 car seat checkup events on S...

RiderSaver(TM) EMF Seat Shield Reduces Motorcycle Cancer Concern

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new motorcycle seat accessory provides peace of mind for riders concerned about cancer risk. "It's not just about cancer," says Canadian author and patent-granted motorcycle seat shield inventor, Randall Dale Chipkar. "Infertility, sexual dysfunc...

Be in the Captain's Seat in the Fight Against Cancer

United Airlines Auctions off Flight Simulator Experience on eBay CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines is putting one lucky guest in the captain's seat in the fight against cancer. In support of the American Cancer Society (ACS), United is auctioning off a behind...

'Give community pharmacies a seat at the bargaining table'

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Task Force today held a hearing on H.R. 971, the Community Pharmacy Fairness Act of 2007. The bill would create a narrow exemption to anti-trust law that would allow independent pharmacies to compe...

Research from Dr. Charles Gerba Finds Average Toilet Paper & Towel Dispensers Have More Bacteria Than Average Toilet Seat

Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches Exclusive Product Solution With Microban Antimicrobial Protection to Address Concerns About Exposure to Bacteria ROSWELL, Ga., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If you thought a toilet seat was the most bacteria-laden place in a public restroom, think again. ...

Child Car Seat Danger

Australia lags behind many other countries in legislating to keep children as safe as possible in cars, leaving parents confused about the safest restraints and seating positions , a major review of restraint legislation, accident statistics and parent surveys has found. Current Australian ...

Race Takes Back Seat to Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Diabetes and high blood pressure, two conditions rooted in genetics and environmental surroundings, play a much greater role than race alone in determining// who is mostly likely to develop heart failure, according to the latest study. Each year, nearly 300,000 Americans die from heart failure. ...

Who Gets Heart Failure? Race Takes Back Seat to Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Diabetes and high blood pressure, two conditions rooted in genetics and environmental surroundings, play a much greater role than race alone in determining// who is mostly likely to develop heart failure, according to the latest study from cardiologists at Johns Hopkins. Each year, nearly 300,000 A...

Fasten belt at the back seat

Belting up the seat belts at the back seat of the car is essential. According to researchers in Japan the majority of deaths of front-seat car passengers could be prevented if those in the back used seat belts.We already know that using a rear seat belt// reduces death and severe injury in a car cr...

CareFirst Joins Partnership of Blues Plans as Owner of NASCO

...nership that we believe CareFirst can increase the efficiency of our claims processing function." As part of its ownership, CareFirst has a seat on the NASCO Executive Committee, which serves as the governance board of the company. Burrell will serve as CareFirst's representative on the commit...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

...ill the Institute of Medicine's recommendation that all undergraduates have access to public health education. "From clean drinking water, to seat belts, to immunizations, the impact of public health on every individual is undeniable. For undergraduates, an understanding of the foundations of pub...

Less Common Procedures, Less Common Than Thought

...of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is an organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates. ...

New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

...e an outside lock or door knob cover to keep young children out of the bathroom when you are not with them. Keep toilet lids shut and use toilet seat locks. Know the things in your bathroom that are poisons. Look for the words "Caution," "Warning," "Danger" or "Keep Out of Reach of Children" o...

Tips for Transporting Your Pet in California

...seat, or soft carrier for smaller dogs and cats. Also consider a pet buckle, which works with a human safety belt. Never place your pet in the front seat because airbags are unsafe for them. The CVMA also recommends against having a pet in your lap while driving. -- Never leave pets unattended...

Michael Unhjem Appointed to Board of Directors for Health Integrated

...became the youngest person ever elected to North Dakota's Legislature. He served a total of 12 years in the state House of Representatives, holding a seat on the Appropriations Committee the entire time. During his years as a legislator, Unhjem developed a passion for healthcare issues. After...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

... the patient to provide a constant, prolonged stretch to the knee to improve extension and achieve hyperextension equal to the normal knee. The Elite seat is also useful for treating any knee condition associated with extension loss including osteoarthritis, postoperative knee stiffness, acute anterior c...

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

...College of Surgeons sent him an email saying, in effect, that they wanted a seat at the table, and were willing to endorse the bill if that's what it took to get that seat "Today we've heard comments like: 'The AMA is a disgrace.' 'All ...

Deaths, Injuries Increase With Higher Speed Limits

... associate professor in the department of neurological surgery at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida, said that with airbags and seat belts, cars are safer today, so 55 might be too slow. "In the study, states that kept the speed limit at 65 showed a decline in fatalities, and it...

Cars Are No Place for Kids to Be Alone

...ting a reminder note somewhere you will notice when leaving the vehicle or placing your purse, briefcase or some other necessary belonging in the back seat so you will have to check there before leaving the vehicle. More information The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about...

Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer

...ob with the selection of the appropriate child car seat but still need help in using it correctly. The ...he child into the right type of car seat, that the seat is properly installed and that the child is positi...hers found such misuses as installation of the car seat in the vehicle's front...

SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio to Air July 4th Family Special '24 Hours About Our Kids: Why Kids Behave the Way They Do'

...uding Best Buy, RadioShack, Target, Sam's Club, and Wal-Mart. SIRIUS XM Radio also offers SIRIUS Backseat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic(R) service for GPS navigation systems delivers real-time traffi...

Prince William Health System Completes Merger With Novant Health to Expand Quality Health Care in Northern Virginia

...stees made up of local leaders with deep ties to the community. Novant will seat one PWHS representative on its board, and PWHS will seat one Novant representative on its board. In addition, all donations to the P...

Joseph E. Whitters Joins MyoScience, Inc. Board of Directors

... and unique aesthetics technologies," said Whitters. "I look forward to working with this dynamic team and the board." Whitters will fill a board seat left vacant by the stepping down of Michael Partsch, CEO of Accelemed, Inc., who has been a board member since MyoScience's initial funding. Mr. Part...

BioFit Intensive Plus™ Chairs Meet Federal Standard for Continuous Intensive Use

... cyclic durability and load tests of the backrest, seat and tilt mechanism of the chair. Compliance in two...500-lb. capacity, has a 21-inch wide saddle-shaped seat with a waterfall front to ensure even weight distr...bution, and comes standard with an executive style seat pan control so users can quickly and easily adjust...

Evolution in Ergonomics: Neutral Posture to Unveil Sleek NV(TM) at NeoCon 2009

...ther. Innovation lies in NV's exclusive split seat design, highly contoured backrest, and wood trim o... both larger and smaller users. A separate seat and back, multiple armrest options, and a front of seat split that allows flexibility for the users' legs,...

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

...of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is an organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates. ...

PLC Systems Announces Appointment of Louis Brenner, M.D. to Board of Directors

...ent of Louis Brenner, M.D. to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Brenner, currently Senior Vice President at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., fills the seat formerly held by Alan Magazine, who did not seek re-election. Dr. Brenner, 39, brings to the PLC Board his expertise in the development and comme...

Finalists Perform at Rock Hall in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's 'Pause to Click' Contest Encouraging Safety Belt Use for Tweens

... Area sixth, seventh and eighth graders present seat belt safety messages for a chance to record at a real studio, and make debu...to be a star in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Pause to Click seat belt safety contest, sponsored by Kohl's. Motor vehicle crashes are th...

Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television

...ne Park, Yvonne Bohn and Allison Hill -- friends, mothers and partners in a busy OB/GYN practice. Viewers will have a front-row seat for all the drama, emotion and challenges -- both professional and personal -- the doctors confront every day. -- OBESE AND PREGNA...

Haemacure Update on Proposed Collaboration and Bridge Financing

...anced to Haemacure, to the maximum amount of US$2.5 million. In the event of the conversion of the loan into shares, Angiotech will be entitled to one seat on Haemacure's Board of Directors. In the event that there is no such equity financing, the principal amount of the loan and all accrued interest will...

Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2009 Click It or Ticket Campaign

... teens unite to underscore the importance of seat belt use CLEVELAND, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ...us roll over crash unharmed thanks to their use of seat belts and car seats. Performance of seat belt songs/raps and screening of public service an...

More Faces Being Spared in Motor Vehicle Accidents

...nt to 60 percent of the group studied were wearing seat belts, said the authors of a report appearing in t...he added. "The evidence we do have still points to seat belts as "the biggest predictor of facial factors....ntroduced, the study authors note. People using seat belts and front air bags had a 14 percent reduced ...

10,000 Bay Area Children Safely Home

...nd Sal run the Maggie Adalyn Otto Safely Home Car seat Fitting Station at Lucile Packard Children's Hosp... families not just the proper way to install a car seat but also the ins and outs of child restraints, how... encourages expectant parents to have a baby's car seat checked at least one month before the baby is due....

Automobile restraints do not increase chance of fetal complications following accidents

... It is well established that seat belts save lives. However, many pregnant women do not wear seat belts, for fear that the belt itself could injure ...car crash. But is this actually the case? Does the seat belt put the baby at risk? A group of researche...
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