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2014-04-07 23:22:52

Integrative wellness leader will offer wellness evaluations at tournament. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 AAG Health & Wellness, the leader in integrative wellness, will be sponsoring the Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour for the first time ever. The premier golfing event, which has been running since 1996, has been the No.1 cross-country tour for players participating in the Champions Tour. This year, the tour stops at TPC Eagle Trace April 7-10 in Coral Springs. On Monday, April 7, AAG Health will...

2014-04-07 08:25:03

ParticipACTION's third annual Sneak It In Week inspires Canadians to move more at work TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian adults spend 9.5 hours per day - almost 70 per cent of their waking hours - being sedentary. Much of this time is spent sitting at work, or in cars commuting to and from work. But, it's time to beware of the chair. Excessive time spent sitting increases the risk of diabetes and heart attack, and causes high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, sore backs and...

2014-04-06 23:02:18

ShareWIK Media Group is sending a team of journalists, producers and videographers to Shanghai, April 2nd to produce The Global Healthy Workplace Awards, the first global awards program recognizing healthy workplaces. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 The Atlanta-based ShareWIK Media http://www.sharewik.com is an international health and wellness content production company that was launched in 2010 by Pulitzer-prize nominated healthcare journalist, Diana Keough to produce health and...

2014-04-04 23:33:11

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of USPM’s web-based health management platform, The Prevention Plan™, to be marketed exclusively by Salud Global in the country of Mexico. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of...

2014-04-02 12:32:21

San Francisco Health Plan now provides affordable, quality health care to one out of eight San Francisco residents SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan, announced today that it has surpassed 100,000 members. Today's announcement represents an important milestone in the effort to help individuals and families obtain access to high-quality health care services in San Francisco County. Since 1997, SFHP has been...

2014-04-02 12:32:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today held a Healthy Pennsylvania Public Health Summit in Harrisburg, bringing together more than 250 individuals and organizations to share both public health challenges and current best practices. The summit was convened as part of Governor Corbett's Healthy Pennsylvania plan to increase access to affordable, quality healthcare for all Pennsylvanians. "The aim of this summit is to set the goals and lay the...

2014-03-31 08:29:12

Employers share efforts to adopt value-based health benefit strategies WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Improving health while reducing costs was a key focus for the employers who participated in the American Health Strategy Project (AHSP) according to a new report released this week by the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), Partnership for Prevention, and Pfizer Inc. AHSP is a national pilot launched in 2010 by NBCH in cooperation with Pfizer, with...

2014-03-27 23:31:46

BlackDoctor.org and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions host awards dinner to honor the nation’s leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 BlackDoctor.org, the leading online health resource for African Americans, will honor 20 black healthcare professionals at its inaugural "BlackDoctor.org Top Blacks in Healthcare" awards banquet on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr....

2014-03-27 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-27 12:31:00

BALTIMORE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The preliminary program for the UNITY 2014 National Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference was released today and is available at www.populationhealthcenter.org/chwln. This is the 12th Annual UNITY Conference which is set for May 20-23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. UNITY 2014 is the only national CHW conference designed for and about community health workers. The theme for this year's conference...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.