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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...

Web Surfers Are Most Health-Conscious Early In The Week
2014-04-20 06:31:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People are most concerned with their health during the beginning of the week (circaseptan), experts from San Diego State University and colleagues report in research published in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Lead author John W. Ayers, a research professor in SDSU’s Graduate School of Public Health, and colleagues from the Santa Fe Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and the Monday Campaigns...

2014-04-15 23:05:14

Collaborators include Florida academic institutions and health care providers as well as government, community-based and funding organizations. TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Florida Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) was established as a way to better understand health disparities in medically underserved populations, as well as to implement the Health Disparities Research Agenda for Florida which focuses on developing and testing innovations that will improve health in these...

2014-04-14 23:05:39

Child Family Health International announces crucial resource for educators and advocates worldwide who are creating and expanding global health programs. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The most comprehensive guidebook to date for global health education, “Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd Edition” has been unveiled by Child Family Health International (CFHI) and collaborating organizations. Featuring...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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