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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...

2014-05-20 12:33:32

The 2014 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card goes global for the first time TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - For the first time, the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card looks at how Canadian child and youth physical activity stacks up against 14 other countries. The Report Card, released by Active Healthy Kids Canada in partnership with ParticipACTION and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute's Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (CHEO-HALO), reveals...

2014-05-14 23:05:56

2nd Annual Conference Includes Lineup of National Thought Leaders Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) is proud to announce its second annual conference to be held on May 21st, 2014 at the Philadelphia City Avenue Hilton. The conference, titled “The Business Case for Employee Health and Productivity, and High-Quality Care,” will bring nationally prominent speakers to Philadelphia presenting the latest evidence and thinking...

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-...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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