Quantcast

Latest Health promotion Stories

2014-04-10 23:31:51

Chronic Care Management webinar will provide insights into cost-effective ways to manage ongoing health conditions. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, is hosting a free webinar on April 16 focused on cost-effective management of chronic health conditions. Join Health Advocate’s chronic care management experts as they discuss how combining advanced data analytics with personal...

2014-04-10 23:28:50

U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) have collaborated to incorporate MHIN’s HIE infrastructure and USPM’s community wellness tools to broaden capabilities in population health. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 As health information exchanges (HIEs) explore better ways to support provider efforts with preventive patient care, U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and MHIN (Michiana Health Information Network), one of the nation’s leading...

2014-04-09 12:31:18

National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare release "Teens Take on Health" report; conclusion of 15-month, teen-driven research effort CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of nearly 1,000 youth ages 13 to 19. The news comes as part of the Teens Take on Health report released by National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare at the 4-H...

2014-04-08 10:51:48

A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center reviews research that suggests that the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease among older African Americans may be two to three times greater than in the non-Hispanic white population and that they differ from the non-Hispanic white population in risk factors and disease manifestation. The study results will be published in the April 7 issue of Health Affairs. “The older African American population is growing at a rapid...

2014-04-07 23:27:57

Watch the Winners of the Challenge Videos on Supporting Healthcare Enrollment in Connecticut Hartford, CT (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Health Justice CT, an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut and health reform, announced the winners of the Health Justice CT Challenge. This year’s challenge was designed to inform people of color, students, and low-income families about the importance of having...

2014-04-07 23:22:52

Integrative wellness leader will offer wellness evaluations at tournament. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 AAG Health & Wellness, the leader in integrative wellness, will be sponsoring the Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour for the first time ever. The premier golfing event, which has been running since 1996, has been the No.1 cross-country tour for players participating in the Champions Tour. This year, the tour stops at TPC Eagle Trace April 7-10 in Coral Springs. On Monday, April 7, AAG Health will...

2014-04-07 08:25:03

ParticipACTION's third annual Sneak It In Week inspires Canadians to move more at work TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian adults spend 9.5 hours per day - almost 70 per cent of their waking hours - being sedentary. Much of this time is spent sitting at work, or in cars commuting to and from work. But, it's time to beware of the chair. Excessive time spent sitting increases the risk of diabetes and heart attack, and causes high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, sore backs and...

2014-04-06 23:02:18

ShareWIK Media Group is sending a team of journalists, producers and videographers to Shanghai, April 2nd to produce The Global Healthy Workplace Awards, the first global awards program recognizing healthy workplaces. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 The Atlanta-based ShareWIK Media http://www.sharewik.com is an international health and wellness content production company that was launched in 2010 by Pulitzer-prize nominated healthcare journalist, Diana Keough to produce health and...

2014-04-04 23:33:11

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of USPM’s web-based health management platform, The Prevention Plan™, to be marketed exclusively by Salud Global in the country of Mexico. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of...

2014-04-02 12:32:21

San Francisco Health Plan now provides affordable, quality health care to one out of eight San Francisco residents SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan, announced today that it has surpassed 100,000 members. Today's announcement represents an important milestone in the effort to help individuals and families obtain access to high-quality health care services in San Francisco County. Since 1997, SFHP has been...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.