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2014-07-23 12:31:05

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that SoutheastHEALTH Primary Care West in Cape Girardeau, MO has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through SoutheastHEALTH, EHE members in the Cape...

2014-07-23 12:31:04

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that SoutheastHEALTH Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, MO has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through SoutheastHEALTH, EHE members in the...

2014-07-22 12:29:38

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that ProPartners, MD in Leawood, KS has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through ProPartners, EHE members in the Leawood region now have greater...

2014-07-22 08:32:51

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that Virtua in Moorestown, NJ has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Virtua, EHE members in the southern New Jersey region now have greater...

2014-07-22 04:21:22

- iPrEx OLE is the first PrEP demonstration project to report on its experience; results presented as a late-breaker at AIDS 2014, published in Lancet Infectious Diseases - MELBOURNE, Australia, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provides a high degree of protection against HIV infection, even for individuals who miss some daily doses, according to new data from iPrEx OLE, the first PrEP demonstration project to report outcomes. PrEP was...

Investigating The Impact Behavioral Factors Have On Life Expectancy
2014-07-09 08:22:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eating healthy, being physically active, limiting alcohol consumption and avoiding cigarettes could add 10 years to your life, public health physicians from the University of Zurich report in what is being called the first study to ever investigate the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers. Writing in a recent edition of the journal Preventive Medicine, lead author Eva Martin-Diener of the university’s...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

2014-06-27 23:09:15

Prevent Child Injury announces week to promote injury prevention. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Unintentional injury accounts for 40% of the child deaths in the United States. That’s more than cancer, heart disease, and asthma combined. But childhood injuries are predictable, preventable, and personal – everyone has the ability to help reduce the number of these injuries right now. Prevent Child Injury, a national group of injury prevention organizations and professionals around the United...

2014-06-18 12:34:03

Commission calls on US policy makers and business leaders to adopt initiatives that foster chronic disease prevention and create a healthier workforce NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States could save $217 to $303 billion in annual health care costs if businesses and governments adopt existing evidence-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention methods, according to a landmark report released June 18 by the Vitality Institute. The report, developed by the...

2014-06-11 12:28:53

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that Good Shepherd Medical Center-Taylor Medical Center in Longview, TX has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Good Shepherd Medical...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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