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Get Kids Moving After School To Enhance Cognition

Get Kids Moving After School To Enhance Cognition

Diana Yates, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A nine-month-long, randomized controlled trial involving 221 prepubescent children found that those who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day...

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2014-09-23 08:29:51

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that it has appointed Rasappa Arumugham, PhD, as its Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Development. Dr. Arumugham has over 25 years of diverse experience in biopharmaceutical research and development (R&D) in the...

2014-09-22 16:28:48

$7M Project Funded by Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC will be participating in a three-year project, funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, that aims to improve the quality of care and the patient experience while reducing the overall cost of care by enhancing communication and coordination between primary care physicians and specialists. This program will be...

2014-09-11 04:21:17

MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HolaDoctor.com, the leading health website in the Hispanic digital market, launched a new Interactive Health Insurance Center which aims to inform and educate Hispanics on how to apply for and acquire health coverage in 2015. According to the Affordable Care Act, which came into effect in March 2010, all citizens and legal residents of the United States must be covered by health insurance or they may have to pay a fee and assume all their health...

2014-09-10 23:03:05

Former Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS brings national expertise in health care payment and delivery reforms Baltimore (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has named Jonathan Blum, former Principal Deputy Administrator and Director of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as its new Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs. Blum, who joined the company Sept. 8, brings...

2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...

jogging for life
2014-07-29 05:55:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While the US government and the World Health Organization (WHO) each recommend 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity each week, the study found that as...

2014-07-28 08:29:52

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading advocacy organization representing Medicaid managed care organizations, congratulates North Carolina's Senate for approving on second reading a real Medicaid reform plan that will deliver coordinated, high quality care to the needy in The Tar Heel State while providing much needed budget predictability for state taxpayers. North Carolina's yearly Medicaid budget is now over $13...

2014-07-15 08:28:20

Dr. Mark Rogers appointed Board Chairman WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (RUF), an independent not-for-profit organization created by Congress for the purpose of advancing regulatory science critical to helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accomplish its mission, today announced that Mark C. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A., has been elected as Chairman of the RUF Board of Directors. "It's an honor to welcome a physician,...

2014-06-16 16:21:21

PSE&G urges all eligible customers to apply by June 30 NEWARK, N.J., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G is reminding its customers that Monday, June 30, is the deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The LIHEAP program helps pay heating costs and, in some circumstances, medically necessary cooling expenses. PSE&G customers who meet the guidelines for LIHEAP typically receive...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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