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2014-02-26 08:25:44

STOP Colon Cancer study addresses disparities among uninsured, low-income and Latino patients PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colon cancer screening rates increased by nearly 40 percent when free stool tests were mailed to patients' homes, according to results of a pilot study published today in the journal BMC Cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, included 869 patients who...

2014-02-25 08:32:47

Report from Aon Hewitt, the National Business Group on Health and The Futures Company Shows Companies That Support Healthy Lifestyles Have a Happier and More Productive Workforce LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As employers explore new ways to create and maintain a healthy and productive workforce, a new survey from Aon Hewitt, the National Business Group on Health and The Futures Company suggests that employees who perceive their organizations as having a strong culture of...

2014-02-25 08:31:48

Now accepting applications for Community Partners Grants and Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grants CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is accepting applications for Community Partner Grants (CPG) and Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) grants now through March 21, 2014. For over 77 years, BCBSIL has supported communities throughout Illinois by investing in non-profit direct service providers committed to improving the health and...

2014-02-20 08:31:47

Many Americans Confused About What HSAs Cover SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only eight percent of Americans have a Health Savings Account (HSA), but 50% say they are somewhat or very likely to use an HSA to cut their taxes, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Americans with high-deductible health insurance plans can put money into HSAs to help cover certain medical expenses. Their contributions are not subject to federal income taxes and can be invested (much like an...

2014-02-18 23:01:37

The Connecticut Health Council is pleased to host ‘A Weighty Issue: America’s Unhealthy Relationship with Food and the Impact on Our Economy, Health and National Security’ on Friday, February 21st from 7:30-9:30a.m. at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Connecticut Health Council, an association of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a national center of health excellence and to improve health care...

2014-02-18 16:26:20

SYKESVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WellAdvantage, a preventive health and corporate wellness company, is thrilled to announce the addition of Sales Director Stacey Whitesell Davis. Davis, an insurance industry veteran of more than 25 years, is focused on aligning WellAdvantage programs with the needs of insurance agencies and employers around the country. The implementation of corporate wellness programs leads to cost savings in the millions for many companies...

2014-02-18 08:26:51

LONDON, PRAGUE, and NEW YORK, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Series C round is one of the largest for a social analytics company outside North America Socialbakers, the leading worldwide social media analytics [http://www.socialbakers.com ] and optimization company, has completed a $26 million Series C financing round, one of the largest funding rounds for a social analytics company outside North America. This new funding...

2014-02-17 23:01:18

Company Achieves the Highest Honor from the Wellness Council of America Palmyra, Wis. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), with local affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin, selects Palmyra-based Standard Process Inc. as a recipient of WELCOA’s Platinum Well Workplace Award. The platinum award is the highest honor WELCOA presents. It is earned by companies who distinguish themselves as leaders and innovators in workplace health promotion. Standard Process...

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...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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