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2014-03-10 08:20:42

Company to Provide Research and Development Services for the Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology Department RESTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract, Behavioral Epidemiology Assessment Research (BEAR), by the Naval Medical Logistics Command to provide research services for multiple behavioral health and epidemiology projects that support the Naval Health Research...

2014-03-07 23:20:53

An onsite health center will serve as the Medical Home for Rockford employees and dependents. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The City of Rockford will offer onsite healthcare and wellness services to employees and their families next summer as part of a citywide effort to improve health, healthcare delivery, and the overall socioeconomic environment within the region. Under an agreement the Rockford City Council approved last month, worksite healthcare provider Marathon Health will...

2014-03-06 08:29:55

A single goal of enhancing employee health CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based wellness programs, announced today an expansion of its capabilities with the acquisition of Health Solutions, an award-winning provider of onsite comprehensive wellness services to organizations in the United States and around the world. The acquisition creates the largest U.S.-based, independent company offering integrated workplace wellness...

2014-03-05 08:28:18

Health experts have termed healthy living practices as the keep to longer life and self preservation. OSLO, Norway, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health experts have termed healthy living practices as the keep to longer life and self preservation. Although a lot of people spend days looking for wealth, prosperity and self fulfillment, all this means nothing if they can't keep their bodies healthy. Stating healthy is not a recommendation but a necessity. The problem is today...

2014-03-04 14:09:11

In a new paper in the journal Health Affairs, several participants in a workshop convened by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine unveil their recommendations to improve health care for prisoners both during incarceration and after release. From a public health standpoint, they argue, it’s shortsighted to regard prison populations as separate from the community. The very premise of prison invites members of society to think of the people there as walled-off and...

2014-03-04 13:57:45

Reforms could provide first-ever coverage for mental illness and other problems that increase the risk of recidivism Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might—if left untreated—result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism. That's the conclusion of an analysis by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health...

2014-03-03 23:02:38

CCA will now be known as the Population Health Alliance (PHA). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 After representing population health, disease management, and wellness and prevention stakeholders for over a decade, the Care Continuum Alliance proudly announces a name change, accompanied by the launch of its newly revamped website. The organization will now be known as the Population Health Alliance (PHA), which better reflects the nature of the work our member organizations are...

2014-03-03 20:21:34

ROSELAND, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that Lori Leotta, LCSW will join the company to support its contract with Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey's oldest and largest health insurance company, and play a critical role in meeting the behavioral health care needs of the New Jersey health plan's nearly 3.6 million members. Leotta...

2014-03-03 20:21:33

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released a new PSA to promote prevention and care benefits of the Affordable Care Act Law (Obamacare) on March 3, 2014 9AM. The PSA highlights screening and preventions services as well as how to sign up by the March 31(st) deadline to get coverage that provides access to quality medical care and prevention benefits through the health...

2014-03-02 08:20:21

A lot of people agree that health is the most important thing in life. Although the medicine has advanced remarkably over the last five decades, a lot of doctor still recommend for preventive cures instead of curative ones. OSLO, Norway, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A lot of people agree that health is the most important thing in life. Although the medicine has advanced remarkably over the last five decades, a lot of doctor still recommend for preventive cures instead of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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