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2014-09-19 12:24:59

Address to also highlight innovations aimed at reducing epidemic of chronic disease in America and delivering better health outcomes for consumers WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today. Merlo will discuss the company's recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its leadership in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of...

2014-09-16 08:29:10

Respected physician specializes in helping patients with Lyme disease, cancer, autoimmunity and environmental toxicity SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amitabha Medical Clinic, a widely respected healing center and integrative health care facility in Santa Rosa, welcomes Dr. Nafysa Parpia to its team. Dr. Parpia is an accomplished medical professional focusing on patients with Lyme disease, autoimmunity issues, cancer and environmental toxicity. She has extensive experience...

2014-09-15 23:10:48

ACIM Press- One-size diets do not fit all. Every person needs different foods to feel and look their best, and this book teaches readers how to create a diet that is based on individual factors, such as pH, metabolic type and their current health condition. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 A new book, Foods that Fit a Unique You, by integrative cardiologist W. Lee Cowden, MD and medical writer Connie Strasheim is the second in the Journey to Wellness series. It is based on the...

Schools Without Health Plans Unprepared To Handle Life-threatening Emergencies
2014-09-10 03:15:17

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school...

2014-09-05 23:07:24

European Society of Lifestyle Medicine Becomes Partner Organization of American College of Preventive Medicine Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases...

2014-09-04 08:31:03

Company to scale FDA-cleared digital therapeutic to tackle $100 billion cost of treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) MADISON, Wisc. and WAYNE, Penn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced that it raised $14.5 million in Series B financing, led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with participation from Series A investor The Social+Capital Partnership....

2014-09-04 08:30:49

ZephyrLIFE(TM) Technology from Covidien Powers Geneia's Remote Patient Monitoring Solution for the Home HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia® today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership with Covidien to help improve the health of and reduce the costs for chronically ill patients. Covidien has agreed to provide Geneia with rights to sell its ZephyrLIFE remote patient monitoring solutions in designated markets to monitor patients with heart disease,...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-08-29 23:00:45

From blood pressure screenings to workshops about a variety of topics, the physicians at Atlantic General Hospital are committed to helping people stay as healthy as possible Berlin, MD (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 AGH Healthy Happenings, a community education and outreach service provided by the Doctors in Delaware at Atlantic General Hospital, are now offering area residents a variety of free health-related services. In addition to no-cost blood pressure screenings at a local pharmacy, the...

2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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