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2014-07-17 20:21:20

Culturally Mindful Book is latest offering in Institute for Healthcare Advancement's easy to read "What To Do For Health" series LA HABRA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What should I do? My teen does not want to do homework. My teen is being bullied. My teen is always angry. My teen wants to get tattoos and body piercings. To help parents cope with the difficult teen years, this updated book, What To Do For Your Teen's Health, gives advice about teen issues like...

2014-07-10 12:28:42

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has rebooted the Lilly for Better Health(TM) program, with several innovative enhancements to lillyforbetterhealth.com that help enrich the user experience with Lilly's non-product-branded health education. Changes to the site include improved ease of use, interactive engagement and an updated mobile experience. Lilly for Better Health is one of the many ways Lilly goes beyond medicine to support...

2014-07-02 23:13:32

Created by Bruce Krahn, Trouble Spot Training PDF is a brand new system that increases users’ health literacy to enhance their health and wellness naturally. A full Trouble Spot Training PDF review on the site abb2u.com examines whether the program is helpful or not. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Created by Bruce Krahn, Trouble Spot Training PDF is a brand new system that increases users’ health literacy to enhance their health and wellness immediately. It is an all natural home course that...

2014-04-24 16:29:14

Canyon Ranch Institute health literacy experts and Canyon Ranch Health Resort chefs design state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen to help South Bronx residents get and stay healthy BRONX, N.Y., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Health Plan (UHP) will celebrate the official opening of its most recent health center, the Simpson Pavilion on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:00AM. The new, state-of-the-art, 54,000-square-foot facility will enable UHP to care for an additional 20,000 South...

2014-04-08 13:06:17

Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of Washington, School of Medicine, included 1,500 patients with long-standing diabetes, who were prescribed...

2014-04-08 12:32:53

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of...

2014-01-30 08:31:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new eHealth Initiative (eHI) report finds that social media can reduce the burden of chronic disease on the U.S. health system by providing real-time access to care, information, and support that empowers patients to achieve personal health goals, correct high-risk behavior, and better manage chronic conditions. However, there are challenges that need to be addressed before social media can reach its full potential. Today, more than 133...

2013-12-09 23:02:10

What's the Impact of PIAAC on health & health literacy? Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 “Adults with lower levels of skills in literacy are more likely to report having a fair to poor health than those with higher proficiency, even when account is taken of education attainment and other background characteristics,” reports Eugene Owen, PIAAC National Project Manager, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in discussing the new PIAAC report, a comprehensive look...

2013-11-14 23:33:27

Hosted by the National Medical Association, the 2013 Summit on African American Health produces comprehensive document on health disparities and provides an aggressive roadmap for change. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 “The State of African American Health: The National Action Plan Report” is being released today. The report of the 2013 African American Health Summit is a comprehensive analysis of health disparities and provides a roadmap for effectively addressing these...

2013-10-31 23:22:58

Health Literacy Innovations today announces the REDA -- the ReadsEasy Document Assessment -- a new feature within its flagship product, the Health Literacy Advisor (HLA). Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 To add the final steps to the health literacy review process, Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), a company that creates tools to help eliminate confusion from low health literacy, today announces the REDA -- the ReadsEasy Document Assessment -- a new feature within its flagship...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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