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2014-08-12 12:29:05

In the news release, America Cooks With Chefs Launches The 800 Calorie Challenge, A New Cross-Platform Health & Wellness Initiative, issued 12-Aug-2014 by America Cooks With Chefs over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that two names in the third paragraph, first sentence were spelled incorrectly. The proper spellings should be "Tory Miller (Madison, WI)" and "Tony Mantuano (Chicago, IL)." The names inadvertently appeared as "Tori Miller" and "Toni Mantuano" in the original...

2014-08-12 08:30:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America Cooks With Chefs today announced the launch of its 800 Calorie Challenge, a first-of-its-kind health and wellness initiative. America Cooks With Chefs is a collaboration between Palisades Media Ventures, The Clinton Foundation, and the James Beard Foundation and is sponsored by Deloitte and Weight Watchers. Through an educational and entertaining format, America Cooks With Chefs will address a dilemma facing millions of Americans...

2014-08-06 23:01:14

Industry players have been developing dietary supplements to offer alongside their traditional weight-loss services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Weight Loss Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70.0% of Australian males and 56.2% of females are overweight or obese (Australian Health Survey 2011-12: 4364.0). For both health and cosmetic...

2014-07-30 16:29:37

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 and raised its full year fiscal 2014 earnings guidance. Second quarter 2014 results include: -- Revenues of $397.5 million, down 15.6% versus the prior year period, with total paid weeks down 14.4% -- Cash flow provided by operating activities totaled $145.5 million year-to-date -- Earnings per fully diluted...

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2014-07-25 05:10:20

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity is a problem in America and around the world. Obesity-caused illness have plagued healthcare systems worldwide. Some of these illnesses include diabetes, heart disease, respiratory illnesses, joint issues, and gastrointestinal problems. Employers and third-party payers (such as health insurance companies) have started to look at ways to help lower healthcare costs for obesity-related issues by looking into coverage for...

2014-07-16 08:29:20

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) will release its results for the second quarter 2014 after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The Company has also scheduled a conference call on July 30(th) at 5:00 p.m. ET. During the conference call, James Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the second quarter 2014 results and answer questions from the...

2014-07-10 23:09:32

Dave Lange will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave comes to empowris with over two decades of strategic selling and corporate expansion with previous employers, including Weight Watchers, Medtronic and Sprint. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Empowris has announced the hiring of Dave Lange as their National Director of Sales. He will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave has a successful track record in the Health &...

2014-07-03 08:23:46

Gary Foster Will Now Serve as Chief Scientific Officer NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced the retirement of Co-Chief Scientific Officer, Karen Miller-Kovach, MBA, MS, RD, who led the scientific thinking behind the Weight Watchers program globally for more than two decades. Gary Foster, Ph.D., who joined Weight Watchers International in 2013 as Co-Chief Scientific Officer, will now serve as Chief Scientific Officer,...

2014-06-17 23:12:56

A new video by DietQuiz.org introduces the ABC’s for a healthy lifestyle change. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 DietQuiz.org released a new video (http://www.dietquiz.org/weight-watchers-knowledge-base/) to teach visitors the basics of weight loss. Created by the web design and content development team at DietQuiz.org, the new video is a beginner’s guide that helps visitors to make an informed choice and stay on track. Many people find it difficult to follow a weight-loss plan and throw a...

2014-04-30 16:31:02

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 and raised its full year fiscal 2014 earnings guidance. First quarter 2014 results include: -- Revenues of $409.4 million, down 16.6% versus the prior year period, with total paid weeks down 13.9% -- Cash flow provided by operating activities totaled $83.1 million -- Earnings per fully diluted share (EPS) were...


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