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2014-08-20 16:23:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed Actress Amy Brenneman may play a silenced police chief's wife in her new role on "The Leftovers," but she generously lends her voice to help raise awareness for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in a newly refreshed public service awareness campaign. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-08-18 08:29:08

State's fastest growing commercial health insurer enhances employer wellness programs with award-winning Health Improvement Platform. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health Solutions, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, today announced that Family Health Hawaii will give its 8,000+ members access to the award-winning SeeChange Health Improvement Platform effective November 1. An innovative health insurance provider with one of the...

2014-08-07 23:04:40

Accountable Health Solutions, Inc. is pleased to introduce DiabetesConnect℠, the first in a series of Health Improvement Connections℠ programs that offer a new approach to total population health management. The programs leverage deep expertise in lifestyle and behavior change and combine it with smart technology to support those with chronic conditions on the path to better health. (Rockville, MD) (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Our mission is to provide a real-time comprehensive support...

2014-08-04 23:09:13

FPRT Bio works closely with academic leaders and research organizations to advance the use of XPro1595 in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 FPRT Bio, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, is developing XPro1595, a novel second generation inhibitor of soluble TNF, for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases including ALS, MS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. FPRT Bio works closely with academic partners and...

2014-08-04 08:27:41

New Study Published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine is First to Provide Strong Evidence Supporting Long-term NPPV in the Treatment of COPD SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-term non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) - also known as non-invasive ventilation -- significantly improved long-term survival, exercise capacity, and health-related quality of life when added to current guidelines for the treatment of patients with advanced-stage chronic obstructive...

COPD Costs
2014-07-30 05:03:01

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking cigarettes is bad on all levels. It can bring on heart disease (the number one killer of men and women in America), aggravate pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, and lead to lung diseases such as cancer or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), just to name a few. Smoking has its dirty fingers in many of the mental and physical health conditions that ail Americans. COPD is one of the many chronic lower...

2014-07-28 23:08:12

Individuals struggling with chronic illnesses may find a valuable resource in an article recently released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County. The article explains the purpose and strategies of chronic disease management. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC), a non-profit provider of primary medical, dental, and pharmacy services, has released an article designed to educate patients about the opportunity for chronic disease management....

2014-07-17 23:07:49

"Lung Talk," the new patient-centered educational video series, will support the reduction of repeat hospitalizations related to COPD, improve the quality of life for patients with COPD and encourage better disease self-management. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national health care consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, plans to launch patient and healthcare provider educational materials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-07-15 12:29:41

WASHINGTON and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today released a report on Latino health, "An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States." The study found that even though Latinos are accessing health care, they face barriers to maintaining their health including affordability, immigration status and language. Of those surveyed, 25 percent had visited an emergency room in the past year, a...

2014-07-14 08:27:26

Propeller connected health solution now available to Arizona Care Network patients ?with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease MADISON, Wis. and PHOENIX, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Health (formerly Asthmapolis), the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, and Arizona Care Network, a physician and health system collaboration, jointly announced today that ACN will be the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to offer the Propeller platform...


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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