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2014-02-14 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia today is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent heart disease, including: -- Sleep: Sleeping too little or too much can increase risk for heart disease. Six to eight hours per...

2014-02-13 23:25:04

NutriSavings develops first measurable employee nutrition wellness program, which incentivizes healthy purchases with savings at the supermarket. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 NutriSavings is proud to announce it has been awarded the CIO Impact Award from Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting firm, for enabling breakthrough new business models and strategies through the innovative use of transformative technologies. NutriSavings received the highest score in Advanced Analytics and...

2014-02-13 08:30:57

Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments Examining disparities in cancer control - A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if...

2014-02-11 08:32:27

Empowering Organizations to Improve Clinical Performance and Outcomes LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health(TM), the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, today announced the upcoming release of a new--and revolutionary--family of products called ZynxAnalytics(TM). The first release in this innovative product line, Knowledge Analyzer(TM), is a scalable solution that enables healthcare organizations to analyze vast...

2014-02-10 23:04:30

Company presents “The Value of Integrated Population Health: Why Chronic Conditions Still Matter to Employers”. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, has partnered with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health to present “The Value of Integrated Population Health: Why Chronic Conditions Still Matter to Employers” on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Health...

2014-02-06 23:03:27

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the field of integrative health, is hosting HEALTH CARE: Critical Questions. Integrative Answers., a discussion among prominent thought leaders in this expanding area of health care on Monday, February 10, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the field of integrative health, is hosting HEALTH CARE: Critical Questions....

2014-02-06 08:29:43

Online program has years of success showing significant weight loss and improved health for target populations INDEPENDENCE, Mo. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Government Employees Health Association (GEHA), a leading health plan for federal employees, and DPS Health, the leader in clinically-proven, online behavior change interventions that improve obesity-related health outcomes, today announced that they have renewed their relationship and expanded their contract...

2014-02-05 23:29:28

HolaDoctor announced today that the company has launched its call center to help Hispanics who have questions regarding the recent healthcare reforms in the US. Atlanta (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 HolaDoctor, the leading health and wellness online destination for Hispanics, launched its Call Center to help Hispanics with questions regarding Healthcare Reform, as well as to guide them in the application process and to purchase health insurance in the state and federal markets. The 1-800-...

2014-02-04 23:31:05

New introduction marks the wide availability of Empowris’s highly effective health and wellness programs designed for employers. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Industry-leading corporate health and wellness programs provider, Empowris, today announced the broad launch of the Empowris Marketplace. After closing out a successful 2013 – and garnering an Industry Innovator award from the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism – the company prepares for another strong year as it develops its...

2014-02-04 23:26:52

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of online continuing education (CE) announces updates to the online CE course, “Fundamentals of Healthy Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.” These online CE course updates underscore HFO’s commitment to offering state-of-the-science theory- and evidence-based continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, with over 90 online CE courses that are fast, convenient and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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