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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...

2013-09-16 08:26:52

Research-based Re-Mission 2 games for cancer patients to demo at international nursing conference REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) and HopeLab today announced that HopeLab's free cancer-fighting Re-Mission 2 online games and the Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge mobile app, developed with support from Cigna, will demo in Booth #307 at the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON)...

2013-09-09 08:28:22

Cigna, HopeLab, Childhood Leukemia Foundation team up to support kids with cancer BLOOMFIELD, Conn., REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BRICK, N.J., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer can be isolating and frightening, especially for kids. To support and empower young cancer patients, global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) has teamed up with the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) to provide free iPads preloaded with HopeLab's cancer-fighting game app Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge...

2013-08-19 08:26:27

Cigna teams with HopeLab to promote research-based Re-Mission 2 games worldwide BLOOMFIELD, Conn. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global health service company Cigna is on a mission: to get HopeLab's cancer-fighting game app Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge onto the phones and tablets of every young cancer patient in the world. The free app is available for Android and iOS (Apple) mobile devices. To view the multimedia content associated with this release,...

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...

2012-05-14 02:24:57

NEW YORK, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology makes it easier to learn about and assist worthy causes worldwide in the "digital democratization" of philanthropy. Games for Change, the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact, today announced a broad and diverse group of nominees for its Games for Change Awards, which culminate the 9th Annual Games for Change Festival. Returning for the second year to the NYU Skirball Center on June 18-20, the festival is...

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...