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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...

2008-10-06 15:00:40

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Erin Wendel of APhA, +1-202-429-7558, ewendel@aphanet.org MediaCenterto highlight the role of the pharmacist in public education WASHINGTON,Oct. 6/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is pleased to announce a contribution from Procter & Gamble (P&G) for the development of a "Media Center" that will be part of the expanded and renovated APhA headquarters building in Washington, D.C. The new building is...

2008-10-01 09:00:48

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Erin Wendel, ewendel@aphanet.org, of American Pharmacists Association, +1-202-628-4410 Patients Encouraged to Keep Up-To-Date Medication Record WASHINGTON,Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During American Pharmacists Month (APhM) in October, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is urging consumers to get to know their pharmacist as part of its "Know Your Medicine --- Know Your Pharmacist" campaign. According to an APhA survey nearly 70 percent of...

2008-10-01 03:00:07

By Anonymous TO DRAW attention to the state of America's health system and the need for reform, APHA -will be bringing together national health leaders in a special town hall at its October Annual Meeting. Open to all Annual Meeting attendees, the town hall will engage participants in a discussion on health reform. Attention has been growing in recent months on the role the next administration will play in improving the nation's health system, and the town hall will highlight what is in...