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2012-09-12 23:04:37

The Macaw mobile health and fitness app has integrated with RunKeeper to provide Macaw users with the ability to track statistics for a variety of fitness activities on their smartphones. JACKSONVILLE, FL/DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with RunKeeper to provide Macaw users with the ability to track statistics for a variety of fitness activities on...

2012-09-11 06:27:19

SASKATOON, SK, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation on Fetal Alcohol Research (CFFAR) has today announced the recipients of its annual grants into the research, prevention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The announcement was made by Dr. Louise Nadeau, Chair of CFFAR and Mr. Ian Faris, President and CEO of the Brewers Association of Canada. The announcement was made as part of the 13(th) Annual Fetal Alcohol Canadian Expertise (FACE) Research...

2012-09-06 02:32:49

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe in Common (SIC) today encouraged the United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to build on the lessons learned in the United States as it reviews the development of national laws designed to protect healthcare personnel from needlestick injuries. Safe in Common is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting 5.6 million U.S. healthcare workers at risk of needlestick injury. The Chairperson of Safe in Common, Dr. Mary Foley, has been...

2012-08-30 23:04:25

Macaw mobile health and fitness app has integrated with MapMyFitness. Jacksonville, FL/Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with MapMyFitness to provide Macaw users with interactive mapping and personal training logs to track both indoor and outdoor exercise. Macaw is a full-featured app that assesses an individual´s health risks and will serve as a hub...

Important New Practice Guidelines For Prevention And Treatment Of Lightning Injuries Issued By WMS
2012-08-28 10:36:13

About 24,000 people are killed by lightning every year, with about 10 times as many people injured. The Wilderness Medical Society has issued important new practice guidelines for precautions that can lower the likelihood of being killed or injured and recommendations for effective medical treatments post-strike. These guidelines appear in the September issue of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. Updating the 2006 guidelines, a panel of experts chosen for their clinical or research...

2012-08-14 06:27:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the nation's largest specialty preventive medicine practice organization, announced today that it has immediate market opportunities for qualified physician practice groups to join its private network to accommodate this growth. Entering its centennial year, EHE International is the recognized leader in employer-sponsored preventive medicine programs. These programs are designed for the early detection of life-threatening chronic...

2012-06-26 23:03:46

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with the market leading all day fitness tracker, the Fitbit Ultra Wireless Tracker. Jacksonville, FL and Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc., the leader in preventive medicine, announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with the market leading all day fitness tracker, the...

2012-06-04 23:01:19

Fey to discuss the technological paradigm shift that is transforming the healthcare industry JACKSONVILLE, FL/DALLAS, TEXAS (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, the leader in preventive medicine services, announced that Chairman and CEO Christopher Fey will speak at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 10 am ET. The four-day conference, being held in New York City, will feature panel discussions, investor-focused events and presentations...

2012-05-29 23:02:21

Recognized for Case Management Programs and Initiatives in Wellness and Prevention Jacksonville, Fla. and Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine´s The Prevention Plan, was named a winner in the Wellness and Prevention category of Dorland Health´s Case in Point Awards. Now in its third year, the Case in Point Awards honor the most successful and innovative case management and wellness/prevention programs as well as individuals working to improve healthcare...

2012-05-29 06:24:40

NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Drexel's multi-specialty practice, thousands of EHE members in the Philadelphia region now have greater access to EHE's programs, which help them maintain their health through a focus on preventive medicine....