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2009-02-04 08:09:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation, the creator of the Diabetes Ten City Challenge and a partner in the Asheville Project(R), have finalized their partnership to deliver all of APhA Foundation's HealthMapRx commercial programs via Mirixa. MirixaPro(SM) is now the platform of choice for all existing and future APhA Foundation commercial programs delivered through pharmacy. Announced on October 9th 2008,...

2009-02-02 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) today released its annual congressional voting record, which measures how members of Congress voted on legislation that is important to public health. APHA's report was compiled by examining hundreds of individual votes and selecting key public health votes during the second session of the 110th Congress in 2008. In the Senate, 44 out of 100 senators voted in support of APHA's position on all six...

2008-12-11 11:04:00

Statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive Director, American Public Health Association WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "At a time when national interest in reforming the health system has never been higher, the American Public Health Association (APHA) applauds President-elect Obama for prioritizing health reform and selecting former Sen. Tom Daschle to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as the new White House Office on Health...

2008-11-12 18:00:06

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) commends Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont) for adding his voice to the growing chorus of individuals and organizations asking that the new president and Congress make health reform a priority for 2009. APHA encourages Baucus and others interested in health system reform to establish the importance of prevention and public health as the foundation for reform. "We are extremely happy that our leaders in...

2008-10-30 12:01:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As our broken health care system and escalating costs associated with chronic disease and health insurance continue to take center stage in this year's presidential campaigns, an innovative employer-based program is celebrating its third year of improving health and reducing costs for people with diabetes. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/dtcc/35730/ The Diabetes Ten City Challenge (DTCC), launched in 2005, is...

2008-10-23 09:00:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of American Pharmacists Month (October), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is teaming with comedian Brad Sherwood to launch Behind-the-Counter Encounters. This educational campaign, which is supported by McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. is designed to combine educational content and wit to help shed light on the important role that pharmacists play in healthcare today and how their role has expanded over the...

2008-10-09 15:00:37

LEWISTON - "Understanding Cardiac Medications for Those with ICDs" will be the topic of a presentation set for the Thursday, Oct. 16, meeting of the Central and Western Maine ICD Support Group. CMMC clinical pharmacist Sarah Green will discuss common cardiac medications, how they work, what their potential side effects are and what those with ICDs should consider when taking them. Prior to joining the Central Maine Medical Center staff last year, Green was a pharmacy practice resident at...

2008-10-09 12:00:38

RESTON, Va. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation, the creator of the Diabetes Ten City Challenge and a partner in the Asheville Project(R), jointly announced today that they will form a new partnership that will deliver all of APhA Foundation's HealthMapRx commercial programs via Mirixa. MirixaPro(SM) will be the platform of choice for all existing and future APhA Foundation commercial programs delivered through...

2008-10-08 18:00:09

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Around 13,000 public health professionals will meet in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 25-29, to address the nation's top public health challenges at the American Public Health Association's (APHA) 136th Annual Meeting. The conference will feature leading experts, researchers and practitioners presenting the latest public health science at nearly a thousand sessions on significant public health issues, including issues of critical political importance...

2008-10-07 09:00:55

The American Pharmacists Association, or APhA Foundation has announced a contribution from Procter & Gamble for the development of a media center that will be part of the expanded and renovated APhA headquarters building in Washington, DC. The new building is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2009. The media center will support various APhA communication functions such as media interviews, video production, and conferences. The content developed using...


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