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2014-03-27 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-27 12:31:00

BALTIMORE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The preliminary program for the UNITY 2014 National Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference was released today and is available at www.populationhealthcenter.org/chwln. This is the 12th Annual UNITY Conference which is set for May 20-23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. UNITY 2014 is the only national CHW conference designed for and about community health workers. The theme for this year's conference...

2014-03-27 12:30:29

Open Enrollment ends in four days. Help is available. WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 23rd Healthcare.gov released a new infographic explaining the ways to get assistance with signing up for health coverage by the March 31st deadline. The African American Health Alliance (AAHA) encourages those who are promoting enrollment to share the infographic. Fredette West, the Director of AAHA, remarked, "If you are seeking coverage, remember there are multiple ways for...

2014-03-26 23:26:14

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces they are a recipient of a grant from the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation. The grant is startup funding for Healthy Habits Together --a Pediatric Weight Management Medical Nutrition Therapy Program. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces they are a recipient of a grant from the Northeastern PA Health Care Foundation. The grant is startup funding for Healthy Habits...

2014-03-26 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released a PSA to promote prevention and care benefits of the Affordable Care Act Law (Obamacare). The PSA highlights screening and preventions services as well as how to sign up by the March 31(st) deadline to get coverage that provides access to quality medical care and prevention benefits through the health insurance marketplaces. In...

2014-03-26 08:28:18

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle by supporting National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. National Walking Day is the American Heart Association's nationwide call to action for Americans to get more physically active. ArcelorMittal is supporting National Walking Day by hosting walking events near local plant sites,...

2014-03-25 16:26:19

These "Sign Up for Coverage" public service announcements encourage enrollment in the health insurance marketplace plans before the March 31, 2014 deadline. WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released Get Covered PSAs urging enrollment by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) March 31(st) deadline. Sign up, get covered, spread the word and help others sign up. Don't be left out....

2014-03-24 12:29:24

Working while sick costs employers billions in lost productivity EAST GREENWICH, R.I., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although flu season is winding down, too many workers are still coming to work sick. And it's a major problem. Billions of dollars in productivity are lost every year in the United States because of the subpar performance of workers with passing ailments like the cold and flu or with chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, hypertension, stress, and back pain. Then...

2014-03-21 23:04:19

The Colorado Health Foundation awarded national nonprofit Earth Force $300,000 over the next three years to support healthy eating and active living in the counties of Garfield, Lake, and Huerfano, Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Colorado Health Foundation graciously awarded national nonprofit Earth Force $300,000 over the next three years to support healthy eating and active living in the counties of Garfield, Lake, and Huerfano, Colorado. The Engaging Youth in Healthy...

2014-03-19 23:31:28

Award winning and recognized industry leader BSDI is the Exclusive Mobile App Sponsor for the Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference (March 24-28, Colorado). (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 BSDI, an innovative company known for the technology behind affordable corporate wellness programs, announced today that they will be the Mobile App Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the Art and Science of Health Promotion (AJHP) Conference on March 24 – 28 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 2014 marks...