DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time
Fastrack Healthcare Systems, Inc. has introduced a new technology offering including their new Scoreboard application. The Scoreboard is designed to provide management and staff with a quick at a glance screen showing key business indicators updated in real-time. Data can be displayed with a ch...
Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments
BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite having access to some of the best health care in the world, many Americans with the most common form of eczema, known as atopic dermatitis, have sought relief from "alternative medicines." However, dermatologists caution that patien...
Court Slaps Former Officials of SEIU-UHW with Preliminary Injunction After Finding They 'Filched' and 'Sabotaged' Union Property in Effort to Create a New Union
Despite Negative Impact on Members, Sal Rosselli and Others Tried to Make their Former Union "Ungovernable," U.S. District Court Judge Finds
OAKLAND, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of California today granted SEI...
Survey Reveals Women Aren't Doing All They Can to Support Breast Health
MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Yankelovich survey unveiled that although a large majority of women know there are simple steps they
can take to support breast health, few women are taking the necessary actions. What's more, 80 percent of the women surv...
Female Surgeons Like What They Do, Survey Finds
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Yet the survey results, published in the July issue of Archives of Su...
Wine & Latin Food: They Said It Would Never Last
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New UNAIDS Report Offers Encouraging News, But Most HIV-Positive Mothers Still Not Getting the Care & Treatment They Need
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement
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Officer of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation:
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Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year
DALLAS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Death resulting from
influenza, often referred to as "the flu," is more common among individuals
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The last supper of the hominids establishes the times they lived at the sites
In the French cave of Arago, an international team of scientists has analyzed the dental wear of the fossils of herbivorous animals hunted by Homo heidelbergensis . It is the first time that an analytical method has allowed the establishment of the length of human occupations at archaeological si...
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Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions
One of nature's most gripping feats of survival is now better understood. For the first time, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory observed the chemical changes in individual cells that enable them to survive conditions that should kill them.
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Risky Business: New Survey Suggests Many Americans Live Dangerously, Even When They Say They Aren't 'Risk Takers'
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Medical simulations identify potential problems before they can pose a real threat
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Auditors outline what they want to know about state IT projects
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