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2014-06-04 12:28:47

High participation can be achieved regardless of industry, company size, and geographic concentration according to analysis from The Vitality Group CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies with the highest level of employee engagement in workplace wellness programs have a strong communication strategy, offer a combination of up front incentives, and use employee rewards. These are among the findings of an in-depth statistical analysis conducted by The Vitality Group, part of the...

2014-06-03 23:02:37

Diverse groups include: Association of Black Cardiologists, Children's Aid Society; Harlem Children’s Zone; Harlem Health Promotion Center; Montefiore Medical Center; Mount Sinai Medical Center; National Congress of Black Women, Inc.; New York Chapter 2, American Academy of Pediatrics; and, United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 EMBARGOED: June 4, 2014 - 2:00pm EST — “The beverage industry has pursued a strategy of legal...

2014-06-03 12:39:16

New Canadian Men's Health Foundation launches national campaign at www.DontChangeMuch.ca OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Olympic medalist Simon Whitfield and Hockey legend Trevor Linden are helping the new Canadian Men's Health Foundation (CMHF) let men know they don't need to change much to feel better and live healthier. CMHF officially launched today on Parliament Hill with senior federal and provincial government officials, national health organizations, sports celebrities...

2014-06-02 08:29:43

ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) is celebrating Community Health Improvement Week June 1-7. This is the event's third annual celebration. Community Health Improvement Week is a national event to raise awareness and increase understanding of community health improvement activities and the people and organizations that lead them. The week's primary intent is to highlight the value that community health professionals...

2014-05-30 23:15:30

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the summer schedule for the well-received 2014 Population Health Webinar Series. The ongoing series of webinars spotlights emerging trends in population health through the insights of several nationally known thought leaders in health care. New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the summer schedule for the well-received 2014 Population Health Webinar Series. The ongoing series of webinars spotlights...

2014-05-30 23:12:07

Club Managers now have one resource for employee health and member engagement. San Juan Capistrano, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Private Golf, Yacht and City Clubs have long been known to facilitate a healthy culture and environment for their members. In light of the recent changes to healthcare laws, employees in all industries have had their healthcare costs and lifestyles put under a microscope. The results for the Private Club Industry have mirrored those of employers across the U.S. and...

2014-05-29 10:34:04

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dropping this policy may widen inequalities, warn researchers A policy of higher NHS spending in deprived areas compared with affluent areas is associated with a reduction in absolute health inequalities from causes amenable to healthcare in England, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. In 1999, the government introduced a new 'health inequalities' objective for the allocation of NHS resources in England, which resulted in greater NHS spending in...

2014-05-28 23:07:16

Company to create 450 new jobs by 2018, increase headquarters space. Indianapolis (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 OurHealth, an integrated on-site health management company, plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and add jobs across Indiana, creating up to 450 new high-wage jobs by 2018. “Innovative solutions in healthcare are developing right here in Indiana, drawing the nation’s eyes directly to the Hoosier State,” said Indiana Governor Mike Pence. “OurHealth is a key partner in...

2014-05-22 08:28:26

Nation's Largest Older Adult Health & Wellness Event LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 28, over 100,000 older adults will participate in local health and wellness events at 1,000+ locations across the country as part of the 21(st) annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The goal: To promote the importance of regular physical activity, and showcase what local organizations are doing to help improve the health of older adults in communities...

2014-05-21 10:53:21

The Lancet In this Review, researchers led by Dr Brian McCloskey, who coordinated the Health Protection Agency's seven year preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games, report that although no major public health incidents arose during the Games, the biggest challenge was reassuring the organizing committee, government, media, and the public that there were no health-protection concerns. The authors point out that although the overall risk of public health problems, including...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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