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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...

2012-01-10 15:15:00

Media Interview Opportunities at CES 2012 January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 Background U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc., the leader in preventive medicine, just announced its new mobile health and fitness app has been named a top 10 finalist in the Consumer Electronics Show Mobile Apps Showdown. Macaw was designed to serve as a complete personal health monitor. Macaw is a full-feature app that assesses an individual´s health risks and serves as a hub to track...

Research Reveals When And Why Students Smoke
2011-11-17 03:44:37

Discovery of what triggers smoking could make interventions more effective Discovering when and why students smoke might lead to the development of better intervention methods, according to researchers at the University of Missouri. In an article published in the journal Substance Use & Misuse, the researchers showed that partying, drinking and work prompted college students to recall their smoking experience, and that smoking occurred most often at the start of the semester and on...

2011-11-15 00:00:00

Christopher Fey, Founder, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Preventive Medicine has, for the third consecutive year, been selected to participate in the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council. Jacksonville, Fla/Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Christopher Fey, Founder, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Preventive Medicine has, for the third consecutive year, been selected to participate in the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council. The groupâs annual summit is being held November 14-15,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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