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2014-03-05 08:30:37

The de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the CDC Launch "Practical Playbook" Initiative to Integrate Public Health and Primary Care WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the medical and public health communities have struggled to stem the rise of illnesses that have led to a dramatic decline in population health. Today, chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes have replaced acute diseases like polio and smallpox...

2013-12-09 08:27:29

-- Webcast Call to Discuss Worldwide Agreements with Cedars-Sinai for Development of New Treatments for IBS, Obesity and Diabetes -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases and other diseases, will host a webcast conference call and webcast this morning at 9:00 a.m. EST to discuss the announcement made Saturday, December 7, 2013 on...

2013-11-13 23:23:36

The 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, which will be held in Irvine, CA on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, features C-level executives from ResMed, Second Sight, Glooko and St. Jude Medical. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 MassDevice, an online journal of the medical devices industry, is pleased to announce the 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, an evening of insight into how decisions are made at the highest level of the medical device industry, and what challenges and new opportunities are opening up...

2013-11-01 16:23:32

National Health Council applauds HHS clarification on qualified health plans WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Health Council (NHC) applauds the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for clarifying that health care coverage provided through state exchanges is a private service and not public aid. An important benefit of the decision is that people with chronic diseases and disabilities will be able to continue using patient assistance programs (PAPs),...

2013-10-10 23:19:23

The event, which will be held in Irvine, CA on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, features C-level executives from ResMed, Second Sight, Glooko and St. Jude Medical. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 MassDevice, an online journal of the medical devices industry, is pleased to announce the 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, an evening of insight into how decisions are made at the highest level of the medical device industry, and what challenges and new opportunities are opening up within the field. The event,...

2013-10-10 08:34:56

Application addresses important need for 75 million US patients with multiple chronic conditions INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedDiary Inc., a mobile health (mHealth) software startup specializing in chronic disease management, has launched its MedDiary app for the iOS platform. The application helps patients manage multiple chronic diseases at once while engaging directly with their healthcare providers for real-time monitoring and support. "MedDiary is filling...

Sleeping Too Little, Too Much Has Negative Impact On Health
2013-10-01 13:44:40

[ Watch the Video: Sleep Well To Avoid Chronic Disease ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), getting either too much or too little sleep can lead to chronic diseases. CDC researchers surveyed more than 54,000 participants 45-years-old or older across 14 states on their sleeping habits. Although 64 percent of these people were classified as optimal sleepers, getting between seven to nine hours of...

2013-08-07 23:18:51

“North American Home Healthcare Industry, By Product [Blood Glucose Meter, ECG, IV Equipment, Nutrition, Wheelchair, Fitness, Heart Rate Monitor, Pregnancy Test Kit], Services [Respiratory Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy] & Telehealth - Forecasts To 2017” is the new market research report added to the online library of ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The U.S. dominated the North American home healthcare market in 2012 and is expected to maintain its...

2013-07-17 23:16:12

States and insurance companies are arbitrarily restricting effective medications for treating addiction to heroin and opioid pain medicine, according to a report released by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). These FDA-approved medications could saves lives and reduce the suffering of millions of people, reversing the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 State governments and insurance companies are increasingly restricting the use...

2013-06-21 08:25:14

New reports show increasing restrictions on addiction medications by state governments and insurance companies WASHINGTON, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State governments and insurance companies are increasingly restricting the use of effective, FDA-approved medications that could help reverse the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths, according to the most comprehensive reports on opioid addiction medications released today by the American Society of...