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2013-12-11 23:03:28

CCA Research Agenda Reflects Industry Focus on Measures and Outcomes, Value on Investment and Individual and Organizational Engagement Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Care Continuum Alliance (CCA), the leading advocate for population health improvement, released its research agenda for 2014, which emphasizes engagement, value on investment and measure development, all issues that apply across markets and respond to the stated needs of the organization’s members and partners....

2013-12-10 12:36:53

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Kronos Incorporated today announced that three out of the 10 health authorities responsible for healthcare delivery in Nova Scotia -- Capital Health, Cumberland Health Authority, and IWK Health Centre -- are using its suite of workforce management solutions for increased efficiency. The decision to implement Kronos resulted from a business innovation fund sponsored by the Government of Nova Scotia, which supports initiatives that make public...

Exercise Lowers Risk Of Dementia
2013-12-10 11:27:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Cardiff University in Wales has found that physical exercise can help to maintain mental health later in life – reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by 60 percent, study researchers said. Published in the open access journal PLOS ONE, the new study was based on data dating back to 1979 on over 2,200 middle-aged men from the Welsh town of Caerphilly. The researchers looked at factors such as diet,...

2013-12-10 08:27:07

Compared with other New England states, health status & preventive care improved in Massachusetts after reform - especially for poor & near-poor ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2006, Massachusetts was on the same brink that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before, through government-driven, market-based reform. Now, a new study shows the health of residents in that one...

2013-12-09 08:26:40

MUNICH, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, today announced the launch of a new journal Mental Health & Prevention [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/mental-health-and-prevention ]. The international journal will publish high quality reviews, original research and other papers related to research on prevention to support the psychological...

2013-12-06 23:00:06

Author Frances Butterfoss shares effective ways to create and sustain local partnerships. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 What strategies could make your coalition’s message stronger? In new book “Ignite!”, Frances Dunn Butterfoss relies on her 25 years of expertise in health promotion to produce a four-part guide for creating and improving local coalitions. Illustrating how to plan, build, fuel and sustain a cause, “Ignite!” compares forming a local coalition to...

2013-12-05 23:30:09

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) LLC is pleased to work with NSF International’s Applied Research Center as an advisory resource in selecting companies and/or products as recipients of HFI’s “Clean for Healthy Environments” Award. While neither organization endorses products, both groups are focused on protecting public health and promoting healthier indoor environments, which is this Award’s primary focus. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Healthy Facilities...

2013-11-30 08:20:18

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, I invite all Canadians to show their support for sport and physical activity by getting involved in RBC Sports Day in Canada. As our country's biggest celebration of sport, the day showcases sport at all levels, from our youngest fledgling sport participants to Canada's world-class athletes. This year, RBC has taken on the role as title sponsor of the event alongside other supporters including the Government of Canada, ParticipACTION, True...

2013-11-26 23:20:37

With the focus on health insurance in the news, most people don't know that many experts in healthcare say health insurance is not what is needed. A new health program offered by Sophus Health addresses this issue by including support in some unexpected areas. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 As Americans evaluate their options under the Affordable Care Act, or review the new rates being issued by their health insurance providers, there is an additional reality to factor in....

2013-11-26 23:01:25

The Body Archer’s Role in Preventative Care to Ensure Good Health (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 As the healthcare battle rages on in Washington, Americans feel trapped by the tug-of-war over their health. They’re in limbo, and it’s frustrating. Maddening, even. So what can America do? Over the past few years, there has been a radical shift toward preventative healthcare. Even major fast food chains are climbing aboard the Health Train. Corporate wellness programs are booming across the...