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2014-03-31 23:35:23

TMJ No More is a new program developed by Sandra Carter, who promises to teach people how to cure temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 TMJ No More was developed by Sandra Carter, who had many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural remedies, techniques, and tips on how to cure temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). People...

2014-03-31 16:26:49

LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Barbara Boxer has endorsed the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act, a pending California ballot measure to modernize California's patient safety laws. The Pack Act promotes justice for patients and legal deterrence to wrongdoing by adjusting the state's malpractice cap to account for 38 years of inflation, while maintaining the existing cap on attorneys' fees. Last week 844,000 voter signatures were filed...

2014-03-31 13:37:12

UCLA study discovers potassium boost improves walking in mouse model Tweaking a specific cell type's ability to absorb potassium in the brain improved walking and prolonged survival in a mouse model of Huntington's disease, reports a UCLA study published March 30 in the online edition of Nature Neuroscience. The discovery could point to new drug targets for treating the devastating disease, which strikes one in every 20,000 Americans. Huntington's disease is passed from parent to child...

2014-03-31 12:29:46

CLARKSVILLE, Ind., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentuckiana Medical Center (KMC), managed by the national healthcare development firm Galichia Hospital Group (GHG), is ranked as the '#1 Hospital in Louisville Area for Patient Safety' by Consumer Reports. The announcement is made jointly by GHG's Chairman & CEO Joseph P. Galichia, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Michael Phillips, CEO of KMC. The top ranking was first released March 27, 2014, by WAVE-TV's 11-time Emmy Award winning...

2014-03-30 23:04:28

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) represent the single best resource to help improve the health outcomes, quality of life, and reduce the costs associated with the treatment and management of patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clinical trial will validate the effectiveness of RTs in improving health and financial outcomes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will include patients admitted for...

2014-03-28 23:21:42

The Clinician’s Commentary series features expert faculty as they shed light on controversial guidelines and recommendations. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Contradicting guidelines and frequent recommendation updates from major health organizations are a part of everyday life for healthcare professionals. To address this issue and others, Omnia Education, the leading U.S. provider of women’s health education, launched the Clinician’s Commentary series this past year....

2014-03-28 08:27:00

Dr. Sharrel Pinto of University of Toledo to Present Results at American Pharmacists Association Conference ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS, an Omnicell(®) Company and leading international provider of adherence packaging systems, today applauds the patient medication adherence research to be presented by Sharrel Pinto, BSPharm, DMM, MS, PhD, of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2014...

2014-03-27 12:30:10

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that, for the second consecutive year, its TheraDoc(TM) Infection Control Assistant(TM) software has been ranked as the top product in the Infection Control & Monitoring software category in the recently released Best in KLAS Awards 2013: Software and Services Report (more information available at www.theradoc.com). The...

2014-03-27 12:23:35

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to provide flooring systems that advance health, healing and wellness in the healthcare built environment, Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today collaborative partnerships with four leading healthcare organizations: NXT Health, Planetree, Practice Greenhealth, and The Center for Health Design (CHD). The partnerships are integral...

2014-03-26 23:32:29

National study and Trend Report series published by TCS Healthcare Technologies, the Case Management Society of America, and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians analyzes the results of the 3rd bi-annual Health IT Survey, also reveals several other caseload trends in regard to time allocation, caseload levels by provider setting, and how case managers spend their time. Auburn, CA & Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A new report confirms that...