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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.

2009-06-11 09:00:00

More than 300 Join to Discuss Health Game Trends and Developments at Boston Hyatt Harborside June 11-12 BOSTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the Games for Health Project (www.gamesforhealth.org) kicks off the 5th annual Games for Health Conference at the Boston Hyatt Harborside.

2008-11-06 09:00:44

CIGNA Pharmacy Management (CIGNA) and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are joining forces to promote LLS's efforts to help blood cancer patients cover the costs of prescription co-pays and health insurance premiums. The costs of cancer are significant.

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2008-08-06 09:45:00

According to a recent report in the journal Pediatrics, a specially designed video game can now help adolescent cancer patients stick their prescribed treatments more closely.

2008-08-05 03:00:46

By Elizabeth Simpson, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 5--Rashida Wilkins was undergoing chemo-therapy for a brain tumor in 2005 when she was asked to participate in an experimental treatment. Not radiation, or a drug that would make the teen feel nauseated, thank goodness.

2008-08-04 09:01:04

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Video games are among the most popular entertainment media in the world. Now, groundbreaking research shows that a specially designed video game can promote positive behaviors in young cancer patients that enhance the effectiveness of medical treatment.

2008-07-01 12:01:08

Today CIGNA, a leading health service company, is announcing the development of a virtual health care community.

2006-04-02 11:35:38

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Saif Azar, a 14-year-old video game fan, said a new title called "Re-Mission" helped arm him with the knowledge of how to fight cancer after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2003. "It was perfect, actually.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.