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2014-09-18 03:00:17

Cléa Desjardins, University of Montreal New research from the University of Montreal and Concordia and confirms there are other factors at play Impossible deadlines, demanding bosses, abusive colleagues, unpaid overtime — all these factors can lead to a burnout. When it comes to mental health in the workplace, we often forget to consider the influence of home life. That’s about to change, thanks to new research from Concordia University and the University of Montreal, which...

2014-09-17 23:01:54

PHA welcomes two new members that showcase the association’s focus on collaboration and innovative services Washington DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed two new members to the association: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and ScriptSave. “Working with other associations is a key component of PHA’s mission as we promote the importance...

2014-09-17 12:27:40

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec First Nations Health WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Wendake First Nation and the Government of Canada today announced the inauguration of Wendake's Marie-Paule Sioui-Vincent Health Centre. Health Canada provided $3.1 M to support the construction of the new health centre and the facility will be operated by the Wendake First Nation. The health centre is part of an integrated facility that enables the community to expand primary healthcare and...

2014-09-17 12:26:51

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total health care costs follow health risks and can be mitigated over time through incentivized workplace wellness programs, according to a five-year observational study by UPMC Health Plan. The report, "UPMC MyHealth: Managing the Health and Costs of U.S. Healthcare Workers," has been published today by the "American Journal of Preventive Medicine" (AJPM). The study was designed to evaluate the impact of UPMC's health management and...

2014-09-17 08:28:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health promotion and disease prevention programs have become ubiquitous in workplaces across the country. However, to deliver on their promises to improve employee well-being, reduce avoidable costs and enhance organizational functioning, these programs must be well designed, based on good scientific evidence, effectively executed and properly evaluated. To recognize organizations for outstanding health promotion programs that...

2014-09-12 12:25:38

Oral Health America Gathers Oral Health Leaders to Discuss Importance of Oral Health for All Americans CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of oral health leaders gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to shine a light on the disparities that exist when it comes to oral healthcare in the United States. Hosted by Oral Health America (OHA) and Oral Healthcare Can't Wait, an initiative of the Dental Trade Alliance, "Communities Matter: Does Your Neighborhood Determine...

2014-09-11 23:13:18

Health Advocates and Rash Curtis & Associates recently entered into a co-marketing Agreement to combine and expand their complementary services which focus on the recovery of uncollected revenue for health care providers and act as a patient liaison to screen and assist the patient with financial resources and options to enhance the patient’s overall experience. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Health Advocates identifies all options for 3rd party coverage for unfunded...

2014-09-09 23:01:12

Rivier University has expanded its new Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) to an online format beginning fall 2014. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Rivier University has expanded its new Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) to an online format beginning fall 2014. The program is 100% online to accommodate busy working professionals. In April, Rivier announced the new degree program for its full-time, day students. The degree will prepare undergraduates for...

2014-09-05 23:07:24

European Society of Lifestyle Medicine Becomes Partner Organization of American College of Preventive Medicine Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases...

2014-09-05 12:23:45

Leading programmatic media specialist builds upon industry momentum with Accordant ATS(TM), a fully integrated, transparent ad tech stack NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accordant Media (www.AccordantMedia.com), the leading independent programmatic media specialist announced today the official launch of its Audience Targeting System (ATS). Accordant ATS(TM) empowers marketers by unifying the ad-tech stack to unlock audience-targeted media solutions, providing them with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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