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2014-07-16 23:09:09

New white paper from the National Alliance for Caregiving recommends innovative strategies to improve supportive technology for caregivers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A new report from the National Alliance for Caregiving (the “Alliance”) identifies key steps to better support family caregiving through the use of mobile, online, and in-home technologies. The report, Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving, follows an April 2014 roundtable featuring experts from...

2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-06-26 23:05:50

Disappointment today, the court limited the power of the NYC Board of Health to act on behalf of the health of New Yorkers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Statement of Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS President and CEO National Alliance for Hispanic Health "Public Health has been dealt a major blow by the decision that the Board of Health did not have the authority to adopt the Portion Cap Rule. We are deeply disappointed that the court today limited the power of the NYC Board of...

2014-06-23 23:03:39

Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration – Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company presenting Llaves para una mejor salud (Keys to a Healthier You) diabetes education pavilion. Univision and 5 de Mayo sponsor youth soccer tournament. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health with the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition presents ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up!...

2014-06-19 23:01:46

Protecting consumers requires the ability to track products. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 “The promise of personalized medicine will only be achieved when adequate information is available to clinicians to tailor care to the individual and ensure the best health outcomes for all,” said Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance). Citing the “historic and continuing underrepresentation of minorities in clinical trials,” the...

2014-06-16 23:06:24

Hispanic consumers are encouraged to look for the USP Verified Mark when purchasing dietary supplements and to talk to their health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements that they use daily. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 “Next time you buy vitamins or other supplements, look for the USP Verified Mark and make sure to tell your health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements you are taking," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of...

2014-06-03 23:02:37

Diverse groups include: Association of Black Cardiologists, Children's Aid Society; Harlem Children’s Zone; Harlem Health Promotion Center; Montefiore Medical Center; Mount Sinai Medical Center; National Congress of Black Women, Inc.; New York Chapter 2, American Academy of Pediatrics; and, United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 EMBARGOED: June 4, 2014 - 2:00pm EST — “The beverage industry has pursued a strategy of legal...

2014-05-28 00:21:29

ARLINGTON, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement about the May 23 tragedy in Santa Barbara: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI shares the sadness of other Americans over the Santa Barbara tragedy and extends our sympathy to the families of all who were killed or wounded. NAMI is an organization of individuals and families affected by mental...

2014-04-29 12:32:26

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling for nationwide expansion of Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) to reduce fatal events involving police and people living with mental illness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "CIT saves lives," wrote NAMI Policy Director Ron Honberg and NAMI CIT Program Manager Laura Usher in testimony submitted to a U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on April 29 on "Law...

2014-04-28 23:02:21

Diverse groups include: Association of Black Cardiologists, Children's Aid Society; Harlem Children’s Zone; Harlem Health Promotion Center; Montefiore Medical Center; Mount Sinai Medical Center; National Congress of Black Women, Inc.; New York Chapter 2, American Academy of Pediatrics; and, United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 “The beverage industry has pursued a strategy of legal obstruction and put profits over the health of its...


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