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2014-06-26 16:25:19

Improves Clinical Outcomes in Persons with Slow and Irregular Gait, Builds on Clinically Validated Physical Activity Sensor StepWatch(TM) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new healthcare technology company, modus health, has been launched to provide accurate, actionable physical activity data and analytics that will improve care efficiency and enhance clinical outcomes in patients with slow and irregular gait. modus measures what matters using its unique, clinically validated...

2014-06-26 12:26:45

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) - KOL Insight and Consensus Outlookhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disorder_copd_kol_insight_consensus_outlook.html The prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is increasing globally, its impact on the wider health economy is significant and there remains considerable...

2014-06-25 23:15:33

Evive Health's personalized, data-driven healthcare communications will be featured in the National Business Group on Health's (NBGH) Leadership Summit on Workforce Wellbeing as part of a session highlighting companies that embrace fresh, pioneering approaches to wellness communications. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Representatives of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church (GBPHB) will demonstrate how Evive Health's innovative engagement...

2014-06-18 16:26:37

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and FUNdamentals programs OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada has partnered with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to increase opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity. Special Olympics Canada currently runs two...

2014-06-18 12:34:03

Commission calls on US policy makers and business leaders to adopt initiatives that foster chronic disease prevention and create a healthier workforce NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States could save $217 to $303 billion in annual health care costs if businesses and governments adopt existing evidence-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention methods, according to a landmark report released June 18 by the Vitality Institute. The report, developed by the...

2014-06-12 23:09:12

New book provides first hand look at a fairly unknown autoimmune disease. ELGIN, Ill. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Imagine only being able to do one activity a day before being too tired to continue. For those who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, situations like that are all too familiar. “My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” is a detailed journey through the symptoms and impact of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on not only the individuals, but also their caretakers. Told from the...

2014-06-10 08:32:13

L.A. Care Covered(TM) members will benefit from online, interactive tools that engage and promote healthy behaviors LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, now offers its L.A. Care Covered(TM) members the DPS Health Virtual Lifestyle Management (VLM) program. L.A. Care Covered is the plan's Covered California Qualified Health Plan. VLM offers a suite of services designed to identify, outreach and engage...

2014-06-09 12:30:18

SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive light emitting diode (LED) treatments for ocular disorders and disease, today announced Ret. Major General Gale Pollock has joined their Scientific Advisory Board. The first woman to serve as Acting Surgeon General of the United States Army and Commander of the US Army Medical Command, Major General Gale S. Pollock joined the LumiThera Board of Advisors to assist...

2014-06-03 23:00:50

HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph and St. Elizabeth Boardman, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. The HMHP Wound Care Centers are among nearly 600...

2014-06-03 12:37:02

LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sensei Adam Rostocki, The Chronic Pain Coach, has launched new proprietary coaching programs after 8 years of development and clinical testing. These programs are the culmination of a lifetime spent working with people who suffer from persistent pain and enduring illness. Sensei Rostocki is a noted pain researcher, educator and patient advocate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92909) Chronic pain coaching is...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.