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EnrollNY(TM): Easy Way for Uninsured New Yorkers to Find Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance

Free Web Site Checks Eligibility for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new FREE Web site -- www.EnrollNY.org -- allows uninsured New Yorkers to quickly screen for public health insurance eligibility and -- for the first time -- conn...

Older New Yorkers Maintain Key Health and Community Services in New York State Budget

ALBANY, N.Y., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lois Aronstein AARP NY State Director: AARP commends Governor Paterson, Majority Leader Smith, and Speaker Silver for their leadership in recognizing the critical needs of vulnerable New Yorkers in these tough ec...

IPRO Alerts New Yorkers to 'Silent' Killer; Chronic Kidney Disease Doubling Every Ten Years

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which affects 20 million people, is now the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S. and it is growing at a steady and alarming rate -- doubling every ten years. Each year the cost of managing CKD exceeds $32 bill...

NAMI-NYC Metro Gives New Yorkers the Most Comprehensive Mental Health Web Site in Effort to Help Transform Care

City-Based Site Pulls Together Extensive State/Local Resources and Makes Medical History Accessible NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough Web solution for families, consumers and professionals concerned with mental illness and emotional wellness is now available to all N...

Gilda's Club NYC Offers Affinity Credit Card to Help New Yorkers Living with Cancer

Roseanne Roseannadana would. So would Emily Litella and Baba Wawa. Now New Yorkers living with cancer, and those who support them, can help fund operations at Gilda’s Club New York City by paying for everyday purchases with the new Gilda’s Club NYC Visa Platinum card. ...

The American Diabetes Association and Gloria Gaynor Invite New Yorkers to 'Step Out To Fight Diabetes' on October 26th

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association and Spokesperson, Grammy winning Gloria Gaynor, invite New Yorkers to Step Out to Fight Diabetes on Sunday, October 26, 2008. This walk will raise awareness and money for diabetes research and education. There are nearly 24 m...

Time for New Yorkers to Drink Low-Calorie, Low-Sugar Flavored Water, TrimWater

NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City Department of Health recently released a study that found that between 2002-2004 New York City's rates of obesity increased 17% over a two year period. With New Yorkers getting fatter and unhealthier due to the fact that they are drinking su...

New Yorkers Deserve Access to Spiritually Based Healing

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leaders in our nationwide health care debate, New York is considering the most sweeping changes to that state's health care system in modern history. Today, Paul Hannesson, state spokesman for the Christian Science church, called on state ...

Secondhand Smoke Affecting Millions of New Yorkers

Nonsmokers have higher-than-average levels of residue, study finds THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of New York City residents who do not smoke have elevated levels of the residue of secondhand smoke in their blood, says the city's health department. And that sug...

Blood tests reveal tobacco smoke residues in non-smoking New Yorkers

More than half of non-smoking New Yorkers have elevated levels of cotinine in their blood meaning that they were recently exposed to toxic second-hand smoke in concentrations high enough to leave residues in the body. Cotinine, a by-product of nicotine breakdown, is not harmful itself but signals...
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Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Kicks Off American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Awareness Campaign, Encouraging Families to Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

...themselves and their families against influenza. The American Lung Association also hosted a free influenza immunization clinic, where hundreds of New yorkers were vaccinated. The American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza campaign aims to reach the more than two out of every three Americans recommended...
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Pew Institute teams with Chantecaille Cosmetics to protect global marine life

...wship is widely considered to be the Nobel Prize of marine conservation. The heads of both institutions are strong, adventurous, and innovative New yorkers with an innate appreciation for beauty and a passion to preserve it. Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science, is ...

Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City

...ates among other adult age groups Among all ethnic groups, Asian New yorkers have made the most progress, with a 30% decline in the smoking rates, thoug...ess, we have much farther to go, said Dr. Frieden. “More than 1 million New yorkers are still smoking, and nearly 9,000 are dying from smoking-related disease ...

First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution

...the H3N2 influenza virus over the five-year study period. In some of the flu seasons studied, these variants circulated simultaneously. That means New yorkers weren't all catching the same flu, but rather slightly different versions of the virus. Even within this relatively small geographic region, Ghedin sa...

AIDS Public Awareness Campaign Expands Following Report Of Rapidly Progressive HIV

...campaign to help combat the potential spread of HIV and further protect New yorkers from the virus that causes AIDS. Dr. Novello said, "In light of recent r... we must continue to reinforce critical HIV prevention messages to help New yorkers protect themselves. Although, at this point, this is the only case of its k...
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New York Benefit to Celebrate Recent Medical Marijuana Successes

...t of comedy and music to benefit MPP's efforts to protect seriously ill New yorkers from arrest and jail if they use medical marijuana with their doctor's reco...is leading the fight to gain medical marijuana access for seriously ill New yorkers who have the approval of their physicians. All funds raised will be used to...

New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM)

...fizer's new HIV anti-viral medication Selzentry(TM) (maraviroc). Initiated in 1989 to ensure early identification and access to quality care for New yorkers who can't afford medical care, the HIV Primary Care Medicaid Program revised its reimbursement structure in response to advances in HIV treatment and ...

Five seed-stage funding groups filling Midwest Life Science void

... CHICAGO Anyone who has traveled to London and taken the tube (the subway for New yorkers or the L for Chicagoans) is constantly besieged by tape loops of mind the gap, which is a warning for the dark hole or space between the subway car an...
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