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Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

Consumer Reports shows how to avoid drugstore traps, and which remedies are most effective YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As the U.S. prepares for a possible second wave of H1N1 or swine flu, as well as for the annual scourge of seasonal flu and ...

Are Microbes Headed Back to School this Fall?

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Are microbes going back to school with your kids this fall? Not if you fill their book bags with school supplies that feature built-in Microban((R)) antimicrobial product protection to help prevent the growth of bacteria that can cause stains,...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.6 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.2 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to Lend Support at MedWorks' Free Medical Clinic This Weekend

CLEVELAND, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MedWorks ( www.medworksusa.org ) will provide free access for the uninsured and underinsured to a wide range of health care providers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, at the W.O. Walker Center, 10524 Euclid Ave. T...

Study in this Week's Issue of Cell Finds Injected Growth Factor Spurs Heart Regeneration

Growth factor enhances heart regeneration, improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- Injured heart tissue normally can't regrow, but researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have now laid the groundwork for regenerating hear...

Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

PIPERSVILLE, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For the millions of Americans suffering from hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating, the body's mechanism for cooling itself is overactive and can cause sweat production that is up to four or five times more than normal. While some people may only thi...

Virtual Nose Jobs to Lead This Year's Top Plastic Surgery Trends

FaceTouchUp.com, a New Online Virtual Plastic Surgery Tool, Gives Rhinoplasty Candidates Access to Affordable, Advanced Imaging Applications and More Accurate 'After' Photos Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Gone are the days of cutting out the facial features of som...

It's Time to Clean Up This Mess: Texas Surgeon Points Out Numerous Flaws in American Health Care Industry

HOUSTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The insurance industry, lawyers and the Federal Drug Administration -- "The American Medical Mess" ( published by iUniverse ), by Charles Peter, MD, holds nothing back against nearly everyone involved in the health care industry in the United States. Peter, a...

Have Fun -- But Be Safe -- This Summer

Expert offers tips to avoid getting sidelined by a sports injury SATURDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- If summer beckons you outside to play, take precautions to lower your chance of getting hurt during your pursuit of recreation. "While it is impossible to prevent every sports inj...

Abilities Expo - THE Event for People With Disabilities - Is FREE and Happening THIS WEEK at the Schaumburg Convention Center

Both Mayor Daley and Governor Quinn have issued proclamations commending this event. CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of anticipation, Abilities Expo ( www.abilitiesexpo.com ) - the premiere event for people with disabilities, their families, caregivers and healthcare professio...

The Chopra Center Press Set to Release New Book this June 25

In "Free to Love, Free to Heal: Heal Your Body by Healing Your Emotions," mind-body medical pioneer David Simon, M.D. offers a practical guide to healing your emotional and physical pain Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2009 -- For those coping with emotional str...

Should All Kids Be Screened for Depression? This Expert Says Yes and Explains How It Can Save Lives

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, teenagers should be routinely screened by doctors for depression. The group said that all 12- to 18-year-olds should fill out screening questionnaires that can show potential risk f...

Top Obama Administration Officials to Engage Latino Leaders on Critical Policy Issues in Los Angeles This Week

Three-Day Conference to focus on Education, Health and Sustainable Communities LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 26th Annual Conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), a three-day event designed to enhance the governance skill...

Pumgo Fitness Scooter Will Highlight Venice Beach This Summer

Forget the Economy! It's the Perfect Time for Fitness! LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine you can ride a movable stairmaster or stair climber in the park or along the beach. Now a brand new product makes the fun thing happen, not simply putting the traditional fitness equipment on w...

Look Great this Summer, Phoenix! BOTOX and Juvederm Offered at Beauty Open House with Dr. Heidi Regenass, June 25th

Dr. Heidi Regenass, Phoenix plastic surgeon ( http://www.drheidi.com ), offers men and women a more youthful look for summer with BOTOX Cosmetic and the facial filler, Juvederm and at a great price. Glendale, AZ (Vocus) June 22, 2009 -- Phoenix plastic surgeon , Dr. ...

Helen Sher Launches Her Rosacea Awareness Campaign 2009 to Help Sufferers of this Distressing Condition

To raise awareness about Rosacea, Dr Rajendra Sharma, Medical Director at the Diagnostic Clinic in London and Helen Sher, Founder of The Sher System, a drug-free therapy that has revolutionised the treatment of acne and rosacea have launched The Rosacea Awareness Campaign in the UK. ...

Chopra Center Co-Founder and Best-Selling Author David Simon, M.D., Will Lead Two Special Events in New York City This June

This spring in the center of the universe, Dr. David Simon will teach stressed New Yorkers how to heal anxiety and experience greater physical health and emotional well-being. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2009 -- Renowned mind-body physician and co-founder of the...

With 15 Million Kids Expected to Go Hungry This Summer, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Partners With Morgan Stanley to Launch 'Million Meal Summer' Program

Program to Provide One Million Meals to Boys & Girls Club Members at 200 Sites Nationwide ATLANTA, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to feed the millions of young people expected to miss meals or go hungry this summer, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS ) announced today a partnersh...

AMA Committed To Health Reform This Year

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement attributable to: Nancy H. Nielsen, M.D. President, American Medical Association. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO ) "Make no mistake: Health reform that covers the uninsured is AMA's top priority th...

'Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation' Brings Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo, and Innovation Leaders Together in Washington, D.C., This Week

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Host Forum Focusing On 'Achieving Recovery Through Discovery' WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: United States leadership in medical innovation is at risk. A recent study found that the U.S...

Swim Yourself Slim This Summer With AXA PPP Healthcare's Nutrition and Fitness Expert Guide

Expert Advice on Getting the Most Out of Swimming GLASGOW, Scotland, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming is officially the most popular participation sport in the country*, and with new national initiatives 'Learn to Swim' and 'Free Swimming', there has never been a better time for people to vis...

10 Things to do This Summer!

LONDON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer hols loom, and a warm one is predicted realbuzz.com has come up with a variety of healthy active ideas to keep the whole family entertained over the summer months. Our realbuzz.com top 10 healthy family activities include: 1. Swimming is alw...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Encourages Sun Smarts and Plenty of Water for Seniors This Summer

PHOENIX, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer can be a fun time of year, but it also poses additional risks - especially for seniors. SCAN Health Plan Arizona encourages area seniors to take extra precautions this season with these six tips: Prevent sunburn. Applying sunscreen with a...

First International Conference on Appetite Control Begins This Week

Scientific Experts Gather to Set New Direction and Collaboration BALTIMORE, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The First International Hyperphagia Conference opens this week in Baltimore, MD with the anticipated outcome to set new direction for solving hunger amid a global obesity epidemic. Th...

Medical, Insurance, Automotive and Safety Groups Call on Congress to Make This the "Last Deadly Summer for Teens" by Swiftly Passing Federal Teen Driving Safety Bill

Motor vehicle crashes are #1 killer of nation's teens; During summer months a disproportionate number of teens die in crashes. WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this high school graduation season and at the start of the most dangerous road-travel season for teens on the nat...

Let Dad Kick Up His Feet and Relax This Father's Day

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- If previous Father's Day gifts have included a "My Dad Is #1" T-shirt, then it's time to start thinking outside of the box. You've heard him complain about his old football injury and stiff back for too long, so now is the time to help him out with a gift th...

New Journal of Natural Medicine Launched This June, Promotes Natural Therapy

The field of natural medicine attained a new voice this month with International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, a first of its kind, peer-reviewed journal that serves as a benchmark to the international medical community. Learn more about natural therapy solutions at http://intjnm.org . ...

Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year

Energized, Unified, Organized Progressive Movement Mobilizing Against Special Interests Standing in the Way of President Obama's Bold Agenda WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive groups are poised to spend more than $82 million to support President Obama 's goal of achie...

DDL, Leader in Medical Device Package, Product and Material Testing, will be Presenting at This Year's MD&M Show in New York

DDL, the leading package testing services firm specializing in medical device package testing, will be represented in New York City at the MD&M East trade show and will help kick off the conference with a powerful presentation by Scotty Levy, DDL's Packaging Engineer. ...

CenTrak Announces 16 New Deployments This Year: Company Installs Over 6 Million Square Feet in Last Six Months

CenTrak , a leading provider of Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) for tracking equipment and people indoors, today announced that it has installed over 6 million square feet of its market-leading hybrid certainty-based Gen2IR™ and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system in hospitals a...

Minnesota Vikings, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and Second Harvest Heartland to Help Secure 200,000 Meals for Hungry Minnesota Children This Summer

Vikings Children's Fund Summer Lunch Program aims to increase participation in the USDA's Summer Food Service Program MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ --The Minnesota Vikings, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and Second Harvest Heartland today announced the official launch of the Vikings Children...

Inventor of Newly Available Vimpat(R) (lacosamide) C-V Meets a Woman Who Experienced Greater Seizure Control With Use of This New Antiepileptic Drug

ATLANTA, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- About Dr. Harold Kohn & Vimpat Almost twenty years after discovering a new chemical compound that affects neurological systems, Harold Kohn, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , inventor of the recently FDA-approved Vimpat(R) (lacosam...

The Healthcare Scoop Encourages Sun Safety This Memorial Day Weekend And Into Summer

Individuals asked to share experiences with sun safety and skin cancer detection on The Healthcare Scoop Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) May 20, 2009 -- Summer has begun, and sunscreen is selling off the shelves as families prepare for Memorial Day. Going beyond sunscreen, i...

Innovative Business Intelligence Software Helps Keep Australia Healthy this Winter

A Decision A Day Keeps the Doctor Away - Using QlikView, Inside Info has allowed our customers to easily identify health market trends such as tracking the progression of diseases in the community through more effective profiling of disease trends. Essentially, QliKView helps us keep Australia he...

Stay on Par this Golf Season, Injury Free

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swinging the club on the open green, hitting the perfect shot and playing in the warm sun are just a few things golfers love about hitting the links. Golfing can be a treat ...

Full Calendar of Activities for 24th Los Angeles Marathon This Memorial Day Weekend

LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Runners, cyclists, fans and anyone interested in fitness will have plenty to see and do during the Memorial Day weekend leading up to the 24th Los Angeles Marathon to be held for the first time on Memorial Day, May 25. Coming up: >> Saturday, May 23: ...

Resolve Hard Cuticles this Summer with Barielle Hand Cream

Barielle is your Summer Savior for Resolving Hard Cuticles. Barielle's hand cream and nail care products will leave you with a healthy glow this summer. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- Pretty pedicures aren't the only summer necessity! Polish off your look from hea...

Think Eye Protection This Season and All Year-Round

Proper Eyecare and Eyewear Can Minimize Risk of Injury and Improve Your Vision and Your Game PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports enthusiasts -- athletes and spectators alike -- are beginning to spend more time outdoors this season on athletic fields, tracks and golf courses -- ...

Show Mom and Dad You Care Every Day of the Year; Give the Gift of Health Advocacy this Mother's and Father's Days

Health Proponent Offers Special Membership Rate through June 30, 2009 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With two of the most important family holidays almost upon us, adult children everywhere are struggling to find the perfect gift for Mom and/or Dad. Health Proponent, the consum...
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