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2010-12-14 01:07:44

A one-year follow-up study on seniors who participated in a strength training exercise program shows sustained cognitive benefits as well as savings for the healthcare system. The research, conducted at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Columbia, is published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study is the first to examine whether both cognitive and economic benefits are sustained after formal cessation of a tailored...

2010-11-11 13:03:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Smarter Industries Symposium today in Barcelona, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it has entered into an agreement with Central Norway Regional Health Authority to provide information technology to support all hospitals in Norway and improve coordination and reporting of health information, logistics and finance. The agreement is estimated at $120 million USD. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-04 07:00:00

CHICAGO and KENOSHA, Wis., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- United Hospital System, a comprehensive regional healthcare system located in Kenosha, WI has successfully activated multiple clinical components of the Sunrise Enterprise(TM) suite of solutions from Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), including the company's leading computerized physician order entry (CPOE) solution. The on-time "big bang" activation spanned two sites - Kenosha Medical Center and St. Catherine's Medical Center - and on 'Day...

2010-10-27 23:01:00

- New Harvard Medical School Center sends strong message of primary care's importance to healthcare system - Primary Care Progress calls community engagement critical to the establishment of Harvard's center - Students and trainees hungry for leadership roles in revitalization of primary care BOSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harvard Medical School's (HMS) establishment of its $30 million Center for Primary Care is a powerful statement of the importance of primary care and the...

2010-07-15 00:28:00

ARMONK, N.Y., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to enlist some of the company's leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and insurance companies provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients. As part of this initiative, IBM is collaborating with clinicians in medical institutions and hiring medical doctors to work alongside its researchers to develop new technologies, scientific advancements and business processes for healthcare...

2010-06-16 03:58:00

DALLAS, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare practice at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report titled Obama's Healthcare Reform Bill and its Impact on the U.S. Healthcare Markets (Pharmaceuticals, Medical devices and Health insurance). Browse in-depth TOC on Obama's Healthcare Reform Market Report. Early buyers will receive 10% customization of reports http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Impact-Obama-Health-US-240.ht ml (Due to the length of...

2010-04-08 09:03:05

Educating individuals about the costs of healthcare could save money and lead to a more efficient use of the healthcare system, report policy researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and Boston University School of Public Health. The study is the first to assess the effect of knowledge and perceptions of cost-sharing levels (the percentage of cost borne by individuals out of total healthcare costs) on self-reported and actual behavior. The study points to a need to examine how...

2010-01-05 04:30:00

LONDON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite uncertain economic environment, Russia still represents a promising healthcare market with strong potential for further growth. The growth will be primarily driven by strong governmental support, which aims at reversing the gloomy state of the Russian healthcare system and deteriorating demographic situation. The positive market outlook is also based on the expectation that the incomes of an increasingly health-conscious Russian population will resume...

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2009-10-26 14:15:00

A Thomson Reuters report released on Monday proposed that fixing some of the most obvious inefficiencies, preventing mistakes, and fighting fraud could pay for U.S. healthcare reform. The report from Robert Kelley, vice president of healthcare analytics at Thomson Reuters, found that the U.S. healthcare system wastes between $505 billion and $850 billion every year. It said that America's healthcare system is indeed hemorrhaging billions of dollars, and the opportunities to slow the fiscal...

2009-09-09 09:07:00

Rally Against Obamacare WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors for Patient Care is a grassroots organization comprised of committed doctors working for a healthcare system that ensures the highest quality and affordable care for patients. The organization will be rallying like-minded doctors from across the nation for this event and press conference. What: Doctors for Patient Care Rally Against Obamacare When: Thursday, September 10, 2009 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM Where:...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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