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Acclaimed Actress and TV Personality Debi Mazar Speaks Out about Widespread Health Issue, Insomnia
3/27/2015 1:19:36 PM
Debi Mazar, who made her feature film debut in Goodfellas and is known for her role as a hard-charging publicist on the HBO series Entourage , is one of 4 million Americans suffering from insomnia. i Having struggled with the condition since her late twenties, Debi personally knows the serious impact lack of sleep can have on daily life. To help raise awareness of this …
Powerful new “Tips From Former Smokers” ads focus on living with vision loss and colorectal cancer
3/27/2015 11:03:39 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign with a series of powerful new ads featuring former smokers who suffer from smoking-related illnesses, including vision loss and colorectal cancer. Ads also highlight the benefits of quitting for smokers’ loved ones, and the importance of quitting cigarettes completely, …
Vitamin D Project Aims to Improve Birth Outcomes in Charleston and Columbia
Vitamin D Project Aims to Improve Birth Outcomes in Charleston and Columbia
3/27/2015 10:03:03 AM
GrassrootsHealth, an international nonprofit public health promotion organization, will launch its Protect Our Children (POC) NOW ! vitamin D demonstration project April 7 in the Charleston area at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and will soon follow with a second phase in Columbia. POC will be available at no cost to a minimum of 500 pregnant women at 17 …
Mental Health Center of Denver and Netsmart Partner for Consumer-Engaged, Recovery-Based Model of Care
3/26/2015 4:58:46 PM
The Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) and Netsmart are partnering to develop and share best practices for recovery-based mental health care. This partnership will integrate assessments and analytic data displays from MHCD’s unique recovery model into Netsmart’s CareRecords™ (electronic health records, or EHRs), providing real-time client progress data to …
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Workshop, “Grief and Healing after a Suicide Loss”
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Workshop, “Grief and Healing after a Suicide Loss”
3/25/2015 11:29:28 AM
The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice will present the grief workshop, “Grief and Healing: The Four Emotional Tasks of a Suicide Survivor,” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jenna Druck Center in Liberty Station located at 2820 Roosevelt Rd., San Diego 92106.   The death of a loved one by suicide is a uniquely traumatic and …
Is it Spring Allergies or Indoor Air Quality Issues Causing Running Noses and Itchy Eyes across Texas?
Is it Spring Allergies or Indoor Air Quality Issues Causing Running Noses and Itchy Eyes across Texas?
3/25/2015 11:29:23 AM
Last week ushered in the official start of the spring season. After a long and chilly winter in many parts of Texas and the Gulf Coast, people are beginning to enjoy outdoor activities and open doors and windows that have been kept shut for months. During this time of year, trees and plants begin to bloom and release large amounts of pollen into the air. Moist weather and …
Are You at Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?
3/24/2015 4:13:17 PM
Today marks the annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. During its 75th anniversary, the Association continues its focus on ensuring that the public is aware of their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The campaign will run …
Lyme Patient Advocates Meet with IDSA President, Discuss Concerns About Guidelines Review Process
Lyme Patient Advocates Meet with IDSA President, Discuss Concerns About Guidelines Review Process
3/24/2015 4:12:34 PM
Representatives from The Mayday Project Lyme patient advocacy group met with Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) President, Dr. Stephen Calderwood, on Friday, March 20, to discuss concerns about the IDSA’s guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease The 90-minute meeting took place via teleconference and was attended by Mayday Project co-founders Josh …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant Tuned In To Burn Care And Telemedicine
3/24/2015 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Dr. Shawn Fagan, former medical director of the Summer Redstone Burn Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, presented “Updates in Burn Care and the Role of Telemedicine” at the 8th Annual J.M. Still Burn Center symposium at Chateau Elan on March 2, 2015. “Dr. Fagan has joined the J.M. Still Burn Center team in Augusta, Georgia,” said Atlanta legal nurse …
Puerto Rico’s Air Quality Professionals Identify Indoor Allergens & Pollutants to Help those Suffering from COPD
Puerto Rico’s Air Quality Professionals Identify Indoor Allergens & Pollutants to Help those Suffering from COPD
3/24/2015 9:59:44 AM
In Puerto Rico, over 3% of the population suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also known as COPD. That amounts to close to 110,000 residents who are afflicted by a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. COPD includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis and in some cases asthma. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute …
Medisoft Version 20 Now Available For Purchase and Download
Medisoft Version 20 Now Available For Purchase and Download
3/23/2015 3:13:14 PM
This new McKesson Medisoft Version 20 program allows the medical office staff to hand their patient a tablet computer and lets the patient enter the information on the tablet, instead of the old paper forms.  Then when the patient is finished with typing in the information on the iPad or Droid Tablet, they return it to the front office clerk who then verifies the information …
Fast, Effective and Easy Stress Destroying Techniques Revealed in New Book
Fast, Effective and Easy Stress Destroying Techniques Revealed in New Book
3/23/2015 8:00:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author Graham Alexander shares his winning techniques to destroy stress and eliminate daily struggles in his new book “Stress Destroyers –Simple Techniques That Work.” The book officially launched on March 23rd 2015 and is available through Amazon.com “Stress Destroyers – Simple Techniques That Work” aims to provide individuals with unique, little …
The Elizabeth Hospice Hosts Workshops on Healthcare Decision Making
The Elizabeth Hospice Hosts Workshops on Healthcare Decision Making
3/19/2015 12:38:10 PM
Join Americans across the country in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends, and healthcare providers, in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day, on April 16. The Elizabeth Hospice invites the community to learn how to complete an advance directive for healthcare, during scheduled workshops in April and May 2015 as follows: April 16 at 6pm: …
New Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis at Marshall Tulsa Chiropractic
New Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis at Marshall Tulsa Chiropractic
3/18/2015 8:44:12 PM
Marshall Tulsa Chiropractic today announced that it has implemented the latest therapy used to treat plantar fasciitis known as percussion therapy.  Percussion therapy feels like massage therapy on the foot.  The sensation is very comfortable and actually feels good.  Most patients get up after a session and feel much better. After the fascia is loosened up from the …
Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Cool Springs Sports Complex, and Allegheny Health Network Announce Training Partnership
3/18/2015 1:28:23 PM
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds professional soccer club announced plans to make the Allegheny Health Network Sports Complex at Cool Springs its official indoor training facility. The Riverhounds will begin using the facility for training when it opens this fall, taking advantage of its regulation-sized soccer field, gym for conditioning and rehabilitation and onsite orthopaedic …
Building an Analytical Knowledge Management System at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Strasbourg
3/18/2015 9:00:00 AM
At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Strasbourg houses (France) a diverse group of research teams work at the interface between chemistry and biology.  Recently the “Plateforme d’Analyse Chimique de Strasbourg Illkirch” ( PACSI ) and “Laboratoire de Conception et Application de Molécules Bioactives” ( CAMB )   added ACD/NMR Workbook Suite , ACD/MS Workbook …
Steven Parker Achieves Certified Fraud Examiner Certification
Steven Parker Achieves Certified Fraud Examiner Certification
3/18/2015 8:00:00 AM
  Steven Parker Earns CFE Credential   Austin, TX – 3/17/2015 — The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, is pleased to award Steven Parker of Vienna, VA, the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. In order to become a CFE, Mr. Parker …
Superbug Outbreak in California Linked to Deaths Results in Lawsuit
3/17/2015 4:40:40 PM
The first lawsuit associated with a recent outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) was filed recently in Los Angeles County Superior Court.  The lawsuit accuses a healthcare device manufacturer of negligence after a patient contracted CRE following a medical procedure. This person was just one of multiple patients who were recently infected at a California …
Glooko, the Leading Remote Patient Monitoring Platform for Diabetes, Raises $16.5 Million in Series B Funding From Canaan Partners, Medtronic, Social + Capital and Samsung
3/17/2015 11:07:46 AM
Glooko Inc . today announced that it has raised $16.5 Million in Series B financing. The funds will be used to expand the company’s FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant platform to include device data from insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring systems and integration of personalized predictive algorithms.  Canaan Partners  and  Medtronic  joined existing investors including  …
Attorney Billy Walker Talks Gas Can Fires And Burns
3/17/2015 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen listened to Billy Walker, product liability attorney with Walker Morgan, talk about gas can fires and burns. Walker presented at the 8th Annual Burn Symposium by the J.M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia. The symposium was held at Chateau Elan on March 2, 2015. About Fires, Gas Can Fires and …