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2014-02-04 16:24:03

Company receives coveted designation for fifth consecutive year CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announced today that it has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the fifth consecutive year. The Platinum-Level award is the highest level of recognition in the AHA's Start! Program. In 2013, less than 300 organizations in the country achieved the Platinum-Level designation. In...

2014-01-30 23:33:27

The Surgeon General’s Report, “The Health Consequences of Smoking--Fifty Years of Progress,” clearly states that tobacco prevention efforts are key to ending the tobacco epidemic. Journeyworks Publishing has decades of experience creating effective prevention materials and stands with the Surgeon General -- ready to win the fight against tobacco’s deadly toll. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Since the Surgeon General’s first report in 1964, about 20 million people have...

2014-01-30 23:04:21

"All people have a right to health,” Starla Hairston Blanks of Morehouse School of Medicine told UNE students and faculty, adding that people from the same community are treated differently when it comes to access to good care, and that a person’s income, education and housing are possible barriers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 University of New England’s Portland Campus celebrated the 50th anniversary since Martin Luther King’s visit to UNE (then St. Francis...

2014-01-30 16:26:13

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey spent $2.2 billion in 2008 on obesity-related illnesses such as heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes and arthritis, according to data reported by the N.J. Department of Health. Spending is projected to climb to $9.3 billion by 2018 if this trend is not reversed. To help improve this scenario, the New Jersey Hospital Association has launched Keep NJ Healthy, a new Web site (www.keepNJhealthy.com) designed to help...

2014-01-30 16:24:49

Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) and Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) join us as partners to promote free mental wellness app on campuses across the country OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal, along with its partners, has launched the HealthyMinds app to foster healthy minds and provide students with a problem-solving tool to help them better manage their emotions and cope with the stresses they encounter on and off campus. The goal...

2014-01-28 12:24:58

Comprehensive, multi-modal solution engages members to help change behaviors across the continuum of health MINNEAPOLIS and WESTMINSTER, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change technology and McKesson Care Management, a business unit of McKesson Corporation focused on delivering leading care management solutions to the payer and government markets today announced a strategic collaboration to reinvent and...

2014-01-24 23:22:55

The availability of wellness programs to improve employee physical health has risen significantly among employers from 27 percent in 2005 to 44 percent in 2011, and wellness program expansion has also grown year-over-year, especially at larger companies. Now companies are recognizing financial wellness as another opportunity to improve productivity and reduce health costs, according to Lockton Companies' Rob Ruotolo. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The availability of wellness...

2014-01-22 08:26:01

Award-winning wellness calendars and newsletters reaffirm Oakstone as an industry leader for health information resources BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakstone Publishing, one of the foremost providers of multimedia continuing education for healthcare professionals as well as corporate health and wellness resources, announced that four of its Personal Best® publications were recognized for excellence by the National Health Information Awards (NHIA). The NHIA...

2014-01-21 23:33:01

The county of Peoria, Illinois, has contracted USPM to provide the Prevention Plan for its employees. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 U. S. Preventive Medicine (http://www.USPM.com) announced today the County of Peoria, Illinois, has contracted USPM to provide The Preventive Plan™ Population Health Management Program for County employees. The announcement was made by USPM CEO Robert Tazioli. USPM is an accredited global health management firm engaging consumers in recognizing...

2014-01-16 08:27:02

Two-day conference features industry experts presenting the latest research on non-traditional approaches to health PHOENIX, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Students and health care professionals are encouraged to attend Arizona State University's Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference February 7-8, 2014 at Old Main in Tempe, Arizona. The conference aims to shift traditional medical thinking toward a paradigm of lifestyle as medicine. (Photo:...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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