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2013-11-21 23:23:21

Clinics now have an instructor’s curriculum for incorporating new technology in health education to increase physical activity. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Zamzee Co.®, a social enterprise dedicated to using technology to increase kids’ physical activity, today announced the launch of the Zamzee for GroupsTM Program Curriculum. The new Program Curriculum is a practical instructor’s guide that makes it easy for health programs to implement new technology that...

2013-11-13 23:26:06

Zamzee for Groups™ program works to encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles by motivating, measuring and managing physical activity levels during school commute hours. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Redwood City-based Zamzee® today announced the launch of programs in partnership with Safe Routes to School™ (SRTS) initiatives in California and Nevada that will use Zamzee’s research-proven activity tracker and motivational website to measure, motivate and...

2013-10-28 23:00:19

Pacific Prime has released a roundup of the top health insurance news stories related to Cigna in the last twelve months. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Pacific Prime has recently released its annual roundup of the top news stories related to Cigna in the last 12 months. Pacific Prime is rounding up the top news stories related to major medical insurance providers every two weeks as a quick way to help keep clients informed. The beginning of the roundup shows that Cigna started the year on an...

2013-10-15 23:22:59

Zamzee®, the only research-proven activity tracker for kids is now enhanced for use by doctors, clinicians and medical practitioners. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Zamzee®, a company founded in 2010 to help combat the childhood obesity epidemic by motivating physical activity through game-based technology, today announced the launch of Zamzee for Groups. The new Zamzee for Groups makes Zamzee, a device that measures physical activity and a website that motivates kids...

2012-06-21 23:02:40

New product combines activity meter and website to make physical activity more fun and rewarding for kids and families. REDWOOD CITY, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Zamzee, a social enterprise on a mission to help kids and families be more physically active, has won the “Best Use of Gamification in Health and Wellness” award at the third annual Gamification Summit in San Francisco, June 19-21. The summit brings together gaming industry leaders, startup pioneers, academic researchers...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Complications during development led two product development companies to turn to Speck Design in recent months for an inventive approach and mechanical design that would deliver top-quality products on deadline. The first product, Zamzee, had an external casing designed but they were stalled on the mechanical engineering and how to realize its intended capabilities. The second, Vapore's MyPurMist, also had a casing but was in need of...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'