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2014-07-10 08:25:07

BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) released today a special supplement devoted entirely to health communication and its role in HIV prevention and treatment. The supplement was sponsored by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and led by Johns Hopkins...

2014-05-07 10:48:18

Behavior-change techniques are not well represented in the marketing materials for top-rated physical-activity apps, according to a team of Penn State researchers. They also found that two types of physical-activity apps are available on the market -- those that focus on educating users on how to perform different exercises and those that focus on supporting users' motivation for physical activity. "The app marketplace is largely unregulated and users make decisions based on developers'...

2014-05-07 08:33:41

Best-in-class Group Health solution designed to drive healthier behaviors and improved population health MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change technology and Group Health - a Seattle-based nonprofit health care system - announced today that an advanced wellness solution suite, powered by RedBrick, is available to the employers of Group Health for their entire population, including Group Health...

Web Surfers Are Most Health-Conscious Early In The Week
2014-04-20 06:31:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People are most concerned with their health during the beginning of the week (circaseptan), experts from San Diego State University and colleagues report in research published in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Lead author John W. Ayers, a research professor in SDSU’s Graduate School of Public Health, and colleagues from the Santa Fe Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and the Monday Campaigns...

2014-02-27 23:21:02

Adaptive mobile coaching platform helps people overcome “crucial moments” that can derail behavior change efforts ST. PAUL, Minn. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 For someone who is trying to lose weight, late-night snacking can be a significant hurdle that derails nutritional and weight-loss goals. StayWell Health Management announced today that it will help wellness program participants overcome such crucial moments by giving individuals access to an adaptive, interactive coaching platform...

2014-02-26 23:28:37

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that Hope Consulting is a primary winner of the "Translating Effective Practices from Research, Marketing and Design" (Transform) project. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that Hope Consulting is a primary winner of the "Translating Effective Practices from Research, Marketing and Design" (Transform) project. Hope Consulting...

2014-01-15 08:26:17

Members gain access to a new web and mobile solution that incorporates advanced personalization, game mechanics and social network integration to help improve health habits one small step at a time MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ -- RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change technology, today announces that EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurer and wellness company, is now providing the RedBrick Compass health...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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