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2013-01-15 12:23:47

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has announced that PCE Systems, a leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions to Michigan's Behavioral Health organizations, has executed the legal data sharing agreements to become a Virtually Qualified Data Sharing Organization (VQO) through MiHIN. As a MiHIN VQO, PCE has the ability to securely send and receive health information securely through...

2012-01-20 10:48:18

PCE in drinking water linked to an increased risk of mental illness The solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) widely used in industry and to dry clean clothes is a neurotoxin known to cause mood changes, anxiety, and depression in people who work with it. To date the long-term effect of this chemical on children exposed to PCE has been less clear, although there is some evidence that children of people who work in the dry cleaning industry have an increased risk of schizophrenia. New research...

2011-05-31 18:12:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interactive Health Group of PCE Fitness, and Exercise is Medicine®, a multi-organizational initiative coordinated by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) (www.exerciseismedicine.org), are revolutionizing the way physicians prescribe exercise to their patients. An innovative online system, developed by the Interactive Health Group (www.interactivehealthpartner.com), will link healthcare providers, patients and...

2009-11-27 02:30:00

BRUSSELS, November 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - 10.000 Euro to be Won In 2010 the Press Cartoon Europe (PCE) will award press cartoons published in the course of 2009 in newspapers or magazines in any EU member country. Participation is free of charge. Last year, the Press Cartoon Europe Grand Prix 2009 went to the Swedish cartoonist Riber for a cartoon published on December 6th 2008 in Sydsvenskan. Riber was awarded a cash prize of Euro10,000. European cartoonists, who wish...

2009-09-25 16:28:45

U.S. researchers have linked exposure to tetrachloroethylene to birth defects. The chemical, used commonly as a solvent, is also known as perchlorethylene or PCE, and is sometimes found as a contaminant in drinking water. The study, published in Environmental Health, found an increased risk of oral clefts and neural tube defects in children whose mothers -- while pregnant -- lived in eight towns in the Cape Cod area of Massachusetts where water pipes lined with a vinyl coating containing PCE...

2009-09-24 07:19:21

Exposure to tetrachloroethylene (also known as perchlorethylene, PCE) may cause congenital birth defects. A study of expectant women exposed to PCE in drinking water, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health, found an increased risk of oral clefts and neural tube defects in their children. Ann Aschengrau, from Boston University School of Public Health, USA, worked with a team of researchers to study the prevalence of birth defects in the children of women from 8...

2009-06-15 11:15:52

Evidence exists that people who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune Marine Base in North Carolina between the 1950s and 1985 were exposed to the industrial solvents tricholorethylene (TCE) or perchloroethylene (PCE) in their water supply, but strong scientific evidence is not available to determine whether health problems among those exposed are due to the contaminants, says a new report from the National Research Council.  The report adds that further research will unlikely provide...

2009-05-06 06:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) has formed a partnership with the Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Foundation to provide continuing education programs to nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) throughout the United States. The partnership capitalizes on the strengths of both organizations. The RLS Foundation is a leader in advocacy and research in RLS, and PCE is the national leader in providing continuing education focused solely on...

2009-03-25 15:11:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians' Continuing Education (PCE) announced today that James J. Gormley has been appointed editor of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/NY89130 ) Gormley, who is an award-winning journalist, author, and medical editor, brings with him 20 years of healthcare communication, publication management, and scientific affairs experience. "I'm so happy that James has joined our team, especially at...

2009-02-25 06:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) has formed a partnership with the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) to provide continuing education programs to nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) throughout the United States in 2009. The partnership is beneficial to both organizations, as the NFA is the largest nonprofit group dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with fibromyalgia through advocacy and education,...