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Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
9/16/2014 7:02:24 PM
Laredo, TX – Duterte Insurance Group in Laredo, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
UN: nearly $1 billion needed to combat Ebola outbreak
UN: nearly $1 billion needed to combat Ebola outbreak
9/16/2014 5:02:34 PM
The United Nations announced today that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring: “Every day we delay, the cost and the suffering will grow exponentially.” “This is not just a health crisis; it has grave humanitarian, economic and social consequences that could …
New Affordable Care Act tools and payment models deliver $372 million in savings, improve care
9/16/2014 4:43:57 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have improved patient care and produced hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for the program. In addition to providing more Americans with access to quality, affordable health care, the Affordable Care …
Breast Cancer Has Nothing to Do with Wearing a Bra, Study Shows
Breast Cancer Has Nothing to Do with Wearing a Bra, Study Shows
9/16/2014 4:42:41 PM
After years of suspicions, a large study conducted on 1,500 women by the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention finally shows that wearing a bra does not increase the risk of breast cancer. Because a larger number of breast cancers are identified in Western countries (such as USA) compared to those in the developing world (countries in Africa for instance), it …
Data Published Online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Show Long-Term Benefit of Non-Drug NeuroStar TMS Therapy® in Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression
9/16/2014 1:00:00 PM
Malvern, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2014 – Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of  NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. …
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
9/16/2014 12:43:45 PM
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award, this past weekend. The 2014 Champions of Hope Gala was held at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. As a longtime advocate for the cause of universal Newborn Screening, Jill was honored for her unwavering …
Oceanside Yacht Club Charity Regatta Raises $26,000 for 
The Elizabeth Hospice
Oceanside Yacht Club Charity Regatta Raises $26,000 for The Elizabeth Hospice
9/16/2014 12:12:21 PM
Oceanside Yacht Club (OYC) presented a check for $26,000 to The Elizabeth Hospice, from proceeds raised at their 7th annual Charity Regatta. Since 2002, the OYC has raised more than $200,000 for The Elizabeth Hospice, the region’s oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider, which cares for more than 500 adults and children living with a serious or life-limiting illness each …
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
9/16/2014 11:26:26 AM
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the addition of a new Simbionix ™ ultrasound training module for the practice of transvaginal ultrasound exams (GYN TVS) at the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. Transvaginal ultrasound is a commonly used exam in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices, and as such, …
Hypothyroidism Revolution Diet Now Comes With 5 Bonuses for New Customers
9/15/2014 9:31:04 PM
Developers of Hypothyroidism Revolution are pleased to announce this week their awareness campaign where they hope to introduce their Hypothyroidism Revolution system to a million people. The campaign is being launched in conjunction with valuable bonuses worth $820, designed to quickly put the new treatment system into the hands of as many sufferers as possible in as …
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
9/15/2014 6:10:26 PM
Peachtree Corners, GA – The Dykes Agencies in Peachtree Corners, GA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …
Funds advised by Apax Partners agree to sell their majority stake in the TriZetto Corporation to Cognizant Technology Solutions
9/15/2014 1:17:04 PM
Funds advised by Apax Partners (“Apax”) today announced that they have agreed to sell their majority ownership stake in the TriZetto Corporation (“TriZetto”).  TriZetto, a provider of world-class healthcare information technology and service solutions, will be sold to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (“Cognizant”) for $2.7 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments. …
Researchers find neural compensation in people with Alzheimer’s-related protein
Researchers find neural compensation in people with Alzheimer’s-related protein
9/15/2014 11:09:45 AM
The human brain is capable of a neural workaround that compensates for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study led by UC Berkeley researchers. The findings, published today (Sunday, Sept. 14) in the journal Nature Neuroscience , could help explain how some older adults with beta-amyloid deposits in …
Don’t just get an apology for below par dental work, get compensation
Don’t just get an apology for below par dental work, get compensation
9/15/2014 5:55:05 AM
The NHS is advising people who wish to lodge a complaint to follow a 2 step process which can be viewed here . Of course this is a step in the right direction in enabling the public to highlight issues in regards to their dentists with the relevant governing bodies, but unfortunately this process only results in an official apology. Unfortunately for many people whose …
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
9/14/2014 11:09:07 PM
A Brisbane couple prove entrepreneurial spirit is not limited by age after giving up a comfy retirement to develop a safety app. How do a retired truck driver and police admin officer become app developers? The idea for their safety app - Guardian Duress Alert - was developed after a conversation around the dining table about how unsafe the world is. Michael said they …
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
9/12/2014 7:33:00 PM
Eugene, OR – Blain Insurance Group, in Eugene, OR, announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
High-dose opioid prescribing continues to climb
High-dose opioid prescribing continues to climb
9/12/2014 4:25:17 PM
High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 per cent in Canada between 2006 and 2011, despite clinical guidelines recommending that most patients should avoid high-doses of these drugs, according to new research. Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) found that rates of high-dose opioid dispensing across Canada …
HHS awards more than $295 million in Affordable Care Act funds to increase access to primary care at health centers
9/12/2014 1:34:45 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,195 health centers in every U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin to expand primary care services. Today’s awards enable  health centers to increase access to comprehensive primary health care …
McMurray Stern Announces Launch of New “Times-2” Compact Storage System
9/12/2014 12:12:24 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is proud to announce the launch of their Times-2 compact storage system.   “ Times-2  is a compact storage system which rotates for fast access from either side, and gives double the depth for more multimedia storage. Unlike ordinary lateral files, the special …
James Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Support of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in Jackson and Madison, MS
James Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Support of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in Jackson and Madison, MS
9/11/2014 4:15:52 PM
Jackson and Madison, MS – With a new charity program in the Jackson and Madison, MS area, James Insurance Agency has teamed up with a cancer survivor, to share her story and to support the local Susan G. Komen Foundation to raise money for breast cancer research, treatment and awareness.  To support the efforts of this remarkable organization, donations can be made at …
Confidence Plus Insurance Initiates New Charity Campaign in the Sacramento, California Area to Support the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Breast Cancer Research
9/11/2014 2:21:33 PM
Sacramento, CA – With a new community program in the Sacramento, California area, Confidence Plus Insurance has announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support local and national breast cancer research conducted by the Susan G. Komen foundation. The initiative supports the efforts of the organization’s local Sacramento Valley affiliate, which plays a vital role in …