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2014-06-24 08:32:29

ZURICH, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online and mobile dacadoo health engagement solution obtains the US patent for its Health Score and launches a completely new website to consumers, employees and business partners. dacadoo offers a comprehensive health engagement and lifestyle navigation solution that enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health and well-being in an easy and fun way. Applying the principle of 'what you can measure you can...

2014-06-20 23:04:52

A pioneer in moderate risk population health services joins PHA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today a new member: DPS Health, the leader in moderate risk population health services. “We are thrilled to welcome DPS Health as a PHA member,” said Population Health Alliance interim Executive Director, Fred Goldstein. “It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership,...

2014-06-20 23:03:31

Dr. Ruth Perry talks today at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum about the THT approach bringing together municipal and community partners, including residents, to address daunting health priorities too big for one organization to tackle alone. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Trenton Health Team Executive Director Dr. Ruth Perry today is sharing a unique approach to overcoming the toughest health challenges facing depressed urban areas during a panel discussion at the Robert...

2014-06-18 12:34:03

Commission calls on US policy makers and business leaders to adopt initiatives that foster chronic disease prevention and create a healthier workforce NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States could save $217 to $303 billion in annual health care costs if businesses and governments adopt existing evidence-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention methods, according to a landmark report released June 18 by the Vitality Institute. The report, developed by the...

2014-06-17 12:29:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading provider of Population Health Management solutions, today announced an agreement with King's Daughters Health System to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to their employees and community-at-large. King's Daughters selected SHS for their demonstrated success delivering cost-effective and personalized population health management solutions that have resulted in a reduction in...

2014-06-17 08:24:32

ParticipACTION releases a 'Play List' to celebrate the second annual Longest Day of Play TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rejoice! The first day of summer - and the longest day of the year - is almost here, and after a long, dark Canadian winter, it deserves a warm welcome. So, on June 21, ParticipACTION encourages families to clear their schedules, get outside and play on the Longest Day of Play. With only seven per cent of kids aged five to 11 meeting the Canadian Physical Activity...

2014-06-15 23:01:27

Making it easier to access natural health products, herbs and local businesses across the country, Herbalist.com recently upgraded its “maps” feature which provides information on businesses by zip code and category. Herbalist.com is dedicated to “improving happy and healthy lives” and the website redesign is part of this holistic effort. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Making it easier to access natural health products, herbs and local businesses across the country,...

2014-06-10 08:32:13

L.A. Care Covered(TM) members will benefit from online, interactive tools that engage and promote healthy behaviors LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, now offers its L.A. Care Covered(TM) members the DPS Health Virtual Lifestyle Management (VLM) program. L.A. Care Covered is the plan's Covered California Qualified Health Plan. VLM offers a suite of services designed to identify, outreach and engage...

2014-06-09 16:25:12

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymedco Cancer Diagnostic Products, LLC ("Polymedco CDP") is pleased to announce a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening initiative supporting screening for CRC in the underserved, underinsured and newly insured persons in the US. Polymedco CDP fecal immunochemical test (FIT) product line has been successfully utilized in multiple programs to screen for CRC, and now it is being subsidized by Polymedco CDP to establish organized...

2014-06-06 12:24:22

Health Insurer Walks the Talk of Wellness with its "myHealthPATH" Program NEW YORK, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurer and wellness company, has been named a silver award winner in the fourth annual Healthyroads Fit Company Awards(®) program. The awards recognize organizations nationwide that demonstrate their commitment to improving the overall health and fitness of their employees by offering exceptional employee wellness programs and...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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