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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...

2014-04-21 23:09:17

Pipe Trades Services of Minnesota (PTSMN) has contracted USPM to provide The Prevention Plan™, The Prevention Plan Care Management™, and 24/7 nurse triage service at the various primary care clinics open to serving PTSMN union members. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the Pipe Trades Services of Minnesota (PTSMN) has contracted USPM to provide The Prevention Plan™, The Prevention Plan Care Management™, and 24/7...

2014-04-21 23:01:51

Prevention-focused population health solutions are crucial in achieving health equity in minority communities. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leading advocate for population health and workplace wellness, today issued the following statement in recognition of April as National Minority Health Month, an annual observance that seeks to raise awareness of the health disparities and unfavorable health outcomes that disproportionally affect African...

2014-04-21 12:26:51

Theme Recognizes Importance of Mental Health to Overall Health; Steps to Improve Well-Being ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mind Your Health--this year's theme for May is Mental Health Month--calls attention to the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. "We know that mental health is integral to overall health," said David. L. Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. "People need to care for their mental health so they can...

2014-04-20 23:01:38

The City of Richmond continues its leadership in working towards health equity exemplified by the recent adoption of a Health in All Polices (HiAP) strategy and ordinance. Richmond, California (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 The City of Richmond continues its leadership in working towards health equity exemplified by the recent adoption of a Health in All Polices (HiAP) Strategy and Ordinance by the Richmond City Council. The City of Richmond recognizes that health equity is an issue that...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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