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2014-09-02 08:26:27

Rice Shows Students the Payoff of Healthy Habits On and Off the Field -- from Improved Attendance, to Motivating and Empowering a Lagging High School Football Team to Help Turn Their Record Around PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When children practice healthy habits - such as washing their hands to help prevent the spread of germs, eating nutritious foods and getting regular physical activity - there are obvious positive outcomes. They are less likely to get sick,...

2014-08-27 23:03:37

Tapping virtual humans to drive behavior change and improving the health of those with moderate risks will be the topics of September webinars in the Population Health Alliance’s PHM Virtual Brown Bag Series WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, today announced September’s lineup of webinar presenters for the Population Health Management Virtual Brown Bag Series: DPS Health and Kognito, on...

2014-08-26 23:10:50

2013 Contraceptive Social Marketing Statistics Report Details Sales of 85 Social Marketing Organizations around the World Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 DKT International, one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products and services in developing countries, recently released the 2013 Contraceptive Social Marketing Statistics. This annual report details sales of 85 social marketing organizations around the world. Collectively, social...

2014-08-26 23:01:20

Transformational Natural Health Coach, and Healthy Living Guru Offers Free Educational Videos on naturalhealthchat.com for those who seek to Improve their Health and Live Life Naturally. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Susanne Morrone, tenacious health coach, public speaker and healthy living expert gifted with the ability of being able to help people design the best plans for their own health, offers a no-cost video on her website,naturalhealthchat.com. The video, entitled From Frustration to...

2014-08-26 12:28:06

Flourish leverages the Patient Activation Measure® to achieve high engagement and improve outcomes. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insignia Health, which works with more than 120 healthcare organizations and employers domestically and abroad to measure and improve patient activation, has launched the next-generation version of its Flourish(®) e-health platform. Flourish is anchored by Insignia's Patient Activation Measure (PAM(®)), a globally-validated...

2014-08-21 23:02:03

More than 300 attended the 112th National Medical Association's Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The W. Montague Cobb/ NMA Health Institute, celebrating its 10th anniversary and a national voice in the elimination of health disparities, honored three outstanding leaders in health disparities during the 112th National Medical Association’s (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Distinguished honorees included: John Ruffin,...

2014-08-21 12:29:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today kicked off Pennsylvania's second biennial Health Equity Conference, an event aimed at improving health care access and delivery. "The Department of Health is committed to improving the health of all Pennsylvanians," DeLone said. "Addressing the issues surrounding health care access for and delivery to underserved and vulnerable populations is a vital part of our...

2014-08-18 12:22:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today announced enhancements to the department's internal processes for responding to environmental health concerns and complaints specifically related to Marcellus Shale drilling. "Protecting the public's health, and ensuring that citizens and health care providers have access to accurate, timely and relevant information, is a primary responsibility of the department, and one that the governor and I...

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...

2014-08-18 08:25:30

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian parents look to structured activities to get their kids moving, but let's not forget about the importance of free, unstructured play. The before-, during- and after-school periods are opportune times for spontaneous, outdoor play and getting to and from places on foot. For back-to-school, ParticipACTION provides parents with a few backpack must-haves to encourage their children to be active throughout the school day. "Sport leagues, programs and school...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'