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2013-04-12 20:20:47

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) is disappointed that the United States Department of Health and Human Services plans to reallocate at least $304 million from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to provide health insurance enrollment support. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) The Affordable Care Act directs the Prevention Fund to be used for "prevention, wellness, and public health activities including...

Hepatitis A Exposure At NYC Restaurant
2013-04-07 06:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New Yorkers who recently dined at one bistro in the West Village area of Manhattan are being warned by city health officials to get a Hepatitis A vaccination due to a possible contamination risk. According to Janon Fisher and Ben Fractenberg of DNAinfo.com, anyone who ate dessert at Alta Restaurant between March 23 and April 2 may have contracted the acute liver disease from an infected food handler. The restaurant´s...

2013-04-01 16:24:15

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States, approximately 42,000 people will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal (throat) cancer this year and studies show that one person dies from oral cancer every hour each day. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is providing ways to help protect against and prevent oral cancer. "Oral cancer can be life-threatening if not detected and treated early, so it's important to be...

2013-03-28 12:30:52

BERWYN, Pa., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The owners of Anu Fitness Club (http://www.anufitness.com) have a new mission: To help the charity Breastcancer.org spread their Prevention Campaign to educate people on how exercise, nutrition and stress mangement can reduce the risks of breast cancer. The following article is found in the March 2013 edition of Chester County Life Magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/PH82272 ) Anu Fitness Club... A New Name, A New...

2013-03-20 16:25:31

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released a story bank featuring stories of successful prevention initiatives in action from around the country. Many of the stories focus on Community Transformation Grant (CTG) awardees, and show how this new program, made possible by the ACA, is already helping to improve the health of Americans. CTGs are one of the hallmark...

2013-03-13 08:29:47

ATLANTA, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalizing a hospital infection control survey and is expected to begin inspections in the coming months, a move that observers see as a likely prelude to new regulations to prevent health care associated infections (HAIs). The CMS survey program comes as a direct result of increasing public outrage about HAIs, which are increasingly seen as preventable but still cause 100,000 patient...

2013-03-05 08:30:32

Annual Examinations Can Save Pet Owners from Racking Up Expensive Bills BREA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive care is one of the most important factors for pet owners to maintain their pet's health, and has the added benefit of minimizing total expenses on veterinary care. Nose-to-tail wellness examinations are an...

2013-03-04 12:28:38

VOICE Results Underscore Need for Clear, US-Based PrEP Implementation Agenda ATLANTA, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Women and PrEP Working Group, a coalition of more than 50 women from leading AIDS and women's health organizations, today called on US government agencies to coordinate a national agenda that will quickly and accurately answer questions about how the antiretroviral (ARV) drug Truvada can best be made available as an HIV prevention option for women at...

2013-02-26 04:21:50

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly acclaimed Botvin LifeSkills Training program recently unveiled its much anticipated new edition at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 23(rd) Annual National Leadership Forum. This unique prevention program has been proven to cut tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use by up to 80%. Rather than emphasizing the risk associated with substance use, it promotes resilience and positive youth development by teaching...

2013-02-20 16:25:31

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Heart Health Month, GUARDaHEART, a non-profit foundation committed to raising awareness about Heart Disease prevention, hosted a "Love Your Heart Day" Community Lunch on February 14th in honor of the biggest heart day of the year. The event was sponsored by Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories, where visitors could tour the state-of-the-art facility and learn more about MIRISK VP(TM), the advanced medical technology which determines an...