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Latest Preventive medicine Stories

2013-06-05 08:29:55

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams ATLANTA, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that West End Medical Center in Atlanta, GA has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through West End Medical Center, EHE members in the Atlanta, GA region now have greater access...

2013-06-05 08:29:53

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that Inverness Family Medicine, LLC in Birmingham, AL has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Inverness Family Medicine, LLC, EHE members in the Birmingham, AL...

2013-05-24 16:22:43

Council Member Alarcon and www.NoAlcoholAds.org Move Closer to Reducing Underage Drinking in L.A. LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined with the Los Angeles Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property today to thank the L.A. City Public Safety Committee and its Chair Mitchell Englander for moving to create an ordinance to ban alcohol ads from L.A. city-owned or controlled property. The motion had been held-up in the committee since the summer...

2013-05-22 12:27:07

The network presents two health-themed nights and welcomes Dr. Selene Velasco, host of "Un minuto de salud", a series of informative on-air segments MIAMI, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondays and Wednesdays are now health nights on Discovery Familia. The network has incorporated two nights of programming dedicated to physical and emotional health with a focus on problems with a disproportionate impact on the Hispanic community, among them heart disease, diabetes and obesity. The new...

2013-05-15 08:32:29

"The Unfinished Agenda: When Will Healthcare Worker Sharps Injuries Become a Never Event?" to Take Place on May 30 NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe in Common (SIC), the non-profit organization of healthcare safety advocates that is dedicated to eradicating needlestick- and sharps-related injuries, today opened registration for its third online conference in a series of events addressing needlestick and sharps safety. The conference, titled "The Unfinished Agenda: When...

2013-05-14 23:01:58

U.S. Preventive Medicine President and Vice Chairman Dr. Ronald Loeppke has been elected president of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Ronald R. Loeppke, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM has been elected president of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Dr. Loeppke is president and vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc., (USPM) headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr....

2013-05-13 12:29:20

CTFPHC says there is a lack of evidence on the effectiveness of screening in adults with no apparent symptoms of depression OTTAWA, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) today released an updated guideline on screening for depression in primary care settings.  Due to a lack of high quality evidence on the benefits and harms of screening, the new guideline recommends not routinely screening adults who show no apparent symptoms of...

2013-05-07 16:03:47

CDC papers discuss the potential roles of social and family networks, media, and lawmakers in efforts to prevent skin cancer by reducing use of indoor tanning devices, American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports Preventing skin cancer by reducing use of indoor tanning devices requires a coordinated approach at the national, state, and local levels suggests a pair of papers by CDC authors in a special theme issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Evidence has shown that...

2013-05-02 08:38:47

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams AUBURN, N.Y., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that the Auburn Internal in Auburn, NY has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Auburn Internal Medicine EHE members in the Auburn, NY region now have greater...

2013-05-01 04:23:05

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Princeton Health Press is pleased to announce the addition of three evidence-based prevention programs from Innovative Research and Training (iRT) that focus on media literacy. Media Detective, Media Detective Family Night, and Media Ready encourage healthy awareness about alcohol and tobacco use, enhance critical-thinking skills, and delay or prevent the onset of underage tobacco or alcohol use. Media Detective is designed for 3rd- to...