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2012-07-13 10:46:39

A new study published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis found that DMAA, a stimulant often found in many nutritional and sports supplements, does not originate from natural substances and is actually comprised of synthetic compounds. The substance DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine) is a stimulant existing in various pre-workout supplements and often labeled as part of geranium plants. The safety and origin of DMAA in these supplements is often the subject of intense debate and has been...

2012-03-19 11:56:42

32 leading experts from around the world argue for immediate ambitious reforms Some 32 social scientists and researchers from around the world, including a Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University, have concluded that fundamental reforms of global environmental governance are needed to avoid dangerous changes in the Earth system. The scientists argued in the March 16 edition of the journal Science that the time is now for a "constitutional moment" in world politics....

2011-06-09 10:47:00

HARTFORD, Conn., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Youth Peace Summit (WYPS), an initiative of the Institute for International Sport, has set an important objective to give women a greater voice in the peace process. Daniel E. Doyle Jr., Founder and Director of the World Youth Peace Summit made the following statement: "One of the most impressive outcomes of Title IX is that the legislation opened the doors to women to enter the field of sport as professionals in a variety...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

BOWIE, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAssurant Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that the Care Continuum Alliance (CCA), formally known as the Disease Management Association of America (DMAA), a leading organization focused on population health improvement, has named Keith Dunleavy, MD, president and CEO of MedAssurant, as a new Board of Director member. This announcement was made during CCA's 12th annual meeting, The Forum 10, in Washington,...

2010-10-11 06:22:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharing best-in-class strategies on how to enroll and engage employees and health plan members in health and wellness programs will be the key focus of a panel discussion featuring clients of Alere Health at the Care Continuum Alliance's (CCA - formerly DMAA: Care Continuum Alliance) Forum 10 & Integrated Care Summit, held October 13 - 15 in Washington, D.C. Alere client leaders from The Procter & Gamble Company and Scripps Health will share...

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