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2014-05-09 08:26:13

Company uses innovative mobile screenings and other approaches to deliver healthy outcomes and reduce health care costs FALMOUTH, Maine, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Promerica Health, a TideSmart Global company specializing in health engagement and related programs, announced today it conducted its one millionth health screening at McKesson Plaza in downtown San Francisco during a Health Mart Healthy Living Tour stop on May 8, 2014....

2014-05-07 08:33:41

Best-in-class Group Health solution designed to drive healthier behaviors and improved population health MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change technology and Group Health - a Seattle-based nonprofit health care system - announced today that an advanced wellness solution suite, powered by RedBrick, is available to the employers of Group Health for their entire population, including Group Health...

2014-05-07 08:32:35

Company to Provide Psychological Health Support Services to the Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control RESTON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) to provide psychological health support services to the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC). The single-award cost-plus fixed-...

2014-05-06 14:47:59

Findings offer insights into population-level health effects that could occur under Affordable Care Act In the first four years after Massachusetts instituted comprehensive health reform in 2006, mortality in the state decreased by 2.9% compared with similar populations in states that didn't expand health coverage, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. They estimated that Massachusetts' health reform law, which provided near-universal coverage,...

2014-05-06 08:34:30

Half of Americans are Not Getting Recommended and Potentially Life-Saving Services, Despite ACA Coverage WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH), which consists of nearly 40 leading health and medical organizations, issued a call-to-action to increase the shockingly low uptake of essential sexual health care services in America, and launched a new guide and website to help Americans get the services they need. More than half of...

2014-04-28 23:02:21

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) April 28, 2014 “The beverage industry has pursued a strategy of legal obstruction and put profits over the health of its...

2014-04-28 23:00:40

2015 HSA (Health Savings Account) Contribution Limits Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new information on Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits for 2015. According to Zane Benefits’ website, an HSA (or Health Savings Account) is a tax-advantaged savings account that belongs to you and is paired with a qualified high-deductible health plan (HDHP). You can make HSA contributions for the 2015 tax year...

2014-04-26 23:00:43

Health Savings Account - HSA 2015 Rules and Requirements Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new information on HSA rules and requirements for 2015. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the IRS recently announced the health savings account (HSA) rules and requirements for 2015. The HSA 2015 contribution limits, minimum required HDHP deductibles, and out-of-pocket maximums have been increased from 2014. Zane...

2014-04-24 23:10:17

DKT Philippines chosen as the 2014 Top Contraceptive Products Provider for their commitment to helping over 2.6 million families in the Philippines with family planning, reproductive health and HIV/AIDs prevention. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 DKT Philippines receives 4 top honors for their commitment to reproductive health, quality of consumer products and services, value proposition and pricing, customer concern and intimacy, reputable and ethical business image, and...

2014-04-23 12:25:21

Pedometers, activity trackers, and smartphone applications on the rise CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People of all ages, weight and gender are embracing wearable fitness devices offering real-time data to track their physical activity according to a three-year analysis from The Vitality Group, part of the world's first and largest incentive-based wellness program. To better understand how the latest trends in digital health are impacting employees, The Vitality Group conducted...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.