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2012-05-24 06:28:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and DALLAS, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine's Macaw(TM), enabled by Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, was named the winner in the Mobile Applications: Health, Wellness and Fitness category of CTIA's Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards. In its seventh year, the CTIA E-Tech Awards honor the industry's most innovative wireless products and services in the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and...

2012-05-14 22:20:55

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented at an international conference in Texas demonstrates the long-term effectiveness of a classroom-based prevention program targeting teen drug use. The study tracked teens who participated in the Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) program as 7th graders and found that their participation in the program produced long-lasting reduction in drug use 12 years later. The study's findings were presented in April at the Blueprints for...

2012-03-26 13:18:41

A population-wide community and clinical prevention program involving 10,000 adults meaningfully reduced the cardiovascular (CV) risk profile among a substantial portion of the population as indicated by those participating in screenings. Findings also indicate the level of improvements differ by gender for specific cardiovascular risk factors. The results will be presented March 25 at the 61st annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific session. Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of...

2012-03-21 02:24:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and DALLAS, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. today announced a strategic development and marketing agreement with Dossia Service Corporation, to offer The Prevention Plan(TM) - U.S. Preventive Medicine Inc.'s clinically-proven, cloud-based wellness platform - to employees of some of the world's largest and most respected companies through the Dossia Health Management System. The Dossia Health Management System automatically aggregates...

2012-03-13 07:00:00

DALLAS and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine today announced a new strategic development collaboration with Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, for functionality enhancements to Macaw(TM), the company's award-winning mobile health & fitness app, as well as for accelerated integration with the numerous wireless devices, monitors and sensors that are part of Qualcomm Life's 2net(TM) Platform and wireless health...

2012-03-12 04:30:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MDPrevent (www.MDPrevent.net) Preventive Medicine & Learning Centers, based in Delray Beach, FL, announced today retention of Simply the Best Public Relations (www.simplythebestpublicrelations.com) as its PR firm to position founder Steven Charlap, MD, MBA as a visionary in preventive medicine. Dr. Charlap, who received his MBA from Harvard and his MD from New York University, was the founder of the largest medical and dental practice in...

2012-02-03 21:50:00

U.S. Preventive Medicine CEO to Present at 22nd Annual UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference Dallas, TX / Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, the leader in preventive medicine services, announced that Chairman and CEO Christopher Fey will speak at the 22nd Annual UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 2:10 pm ET. The two-day conference, being held at the Grand Hyatt New York, will feature presentations and updates...

2012-02-01 15:51:41

The value of routine body mass index (BMI) screening in schools has been a topic of ongoing controversy. An expert Roundtable Discussion in the current issue of Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., debates the pros and cons of routine BMI screening in the school setting, discusses the most recent data, and explores when and for what purpose BMI screening results should be shared with parents and the potential benefits. The Roundtable is available...

2012-01-24 12:33:00

Annual Meeting of The American College of Preventive Medicine Spotlights Healthy Families and Healthy Communities National conference to focus on improving the health of children and adolescents WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the nation's leading society of physicians committed to health promotion and disease prevention, will host Preventive Medicine 2012 in Orlando, Florida February 22-25. The nation's premiere...