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USDA Announces up to $31 Million to Empower People to Make Healthy Eating Choices
9/29/2014 12:58:53 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Secretary Vilsack made the announcement with Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe …
Difference Card and Generation One join the Population Health Alliance
9/29/2014 12:54:54 PM
The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed two new members to the association: Difference Card and Generation One. “Patient engagement and employee wellness are key areas of focus for the Population Health Alliance, as manifested in the program of this year’s annual conference, the PHA …
Naomi Judd to Open National Hospice Palliative Care Conference
Naomi Judd to Open National Hospice Palliative Care Conference
9/29/2014 12:10:52 PM
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization looks forward to welcoming the legendary Naomi Judd as the opening guest speaker at its 15th annual Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. On October 27, 2014, Ms. Judd will kick off the official conference with her presentation, “Surviving and …
Roche purchases shares in tender offer for InterMune, Inc.
9/29/2014 11:26:17 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Roche’s wholly owned subsidiary Klee Acquisition Corporation has accepted for payment all shares validly tendered pursuant to its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of InterMune, Inc. at USD 74.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New …
Consistent Innovation Secures Future of Global Medical Battery Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
9/29/2014 10:51:13 AM
The global medical batteries market is expected to experience sustained growth owing to technological advancements and booming regional demand. Strong potential offered by emerging economies, especially in the Asia-Pacific, will offset the sluggish growth rates in mature markets such as North America and Europe. Market growth will be bolstered by the increasing acceptance of …
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
9/29/2014 10:28:40 AM
Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute. This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing …
Medical Specialists in Melbourne Help Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists for Surgical Patients
9/29/2014 9:58:53 AM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – Patients waiting for appointments with medical specialists in Melbourne or surgical procedures in Australia continue to suffer on long hospital waiting lists – a reality that could prove fatal if left unchecked by the government. Victorians are being forced to wait as long as four years for an appointment to be treated as a hospital …
How to Stop Binge Eating – ART Your Life Reveals New Secrets
9/29/2014 9:47:10 AM
DARWIN, Australia September 2014 – Nine per cent of Australians are affected by an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Collaboration.* Binge eating disorder alone affects four per cent of the general population. Unlike other types of eating disorders , binge eating impacts both males and females equally, and usually develops in older adolescents and …
Why Being the Black Sheep of the Family is Becoming the New Normal
9/29/2014 9:31:18 AM
QUEENSLAND, Australia September 2014 – The new generations of X and Y are bringing contemporary ideas of how family members function and communicate with each other. The ‘ black sheep of the family ’ is becoming more and more common as fewer people accept parental advice, conform to family expectations or keep family secrets, and the traditional notion that children should …
Integrative Medicine Assists in Chemotherapy and Recovery: Cancer Survivor Reveals
9/29/2014 9:18:57 AM
PERTH, Australia September 2014 – When symptoms of a brain tumour began to emerge, business owner, investor and director Paul Curtis was originally told that what he had experienced was an unexplained seizure. With further scans and investigations, the brain tumour was identified, and after surgery was performed to remove the bulk of it, Paul began chemotherapy treatment. As …
Mold Concerns Force Closure of Hospital Ward in the Bahamas
Mold Concerns Force Closure of Hospital Ward in the Bahamas
9/29/2014 9:16:06 AM
Earlier this month, The Tribune published a report that a mold problem at the Princess Margaret Hospital’s delivery ward has resulted in its closure after healthcare workers complained of respiratory problems.  According to the article, the facility had been suffering from a leaky ceiling.   Moisture from a leak can quickly turn into a mold problem.  In fact, mold can …
Lyme Patients to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate Lives Lost
Lyme Patients to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate Lives Lost
9/29/2014 8:58:08 AM
PHILADELPHIA, PA—On Friday October 10th, chronically ill Lyme disease patients and supporters from around the United States will hold a candlelight vigil to honor those who lost their lives while battling chronic Lyme disease. The event is organized by The Mayday Project Lyme patient advocacy group. The vigil and a protest rally the following Saturday coincide with IDWeek, …
EMLab P&K Enhances iPhone and Android Apps, Adding Environmental Lab Locations, Accreditations, and Chain of Custody
EMLab P&K Enhances iPhone and Android Apps, Adding Environmental Lab Locations, Accreditations, and Chain of Custody
9/29/2014 7:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, upgraded its iPhone and Android apps by adding the company’s laboratory locations along with directions and accreditation certificates for each of its environmental labs. Clients can also view their specific project chain of custody (COC) in addition to …
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
Biopharma’s Premier Sales-force–Focused Decision Support Tool Receives Key Industry Award
9/29/2014 7:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA— September 29, 2014— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc.— a leading provider of customized, cross-channel, healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams—announced today that T-App™, the industry’s premier sales-force–focused decision support tool, has been named Silver Winner in the Sales Aid category in PM360 ’s annual Trailblazer Awards program. The award …
The Big Smile Dental Launches Clinic in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The Big Smile Dental Launches Clinic in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
9/27/2014 1:53:23 PM
The Big Smile Dental believes in prevention than cure and work towards spreading to Beautiful Smiles. With over many years’ experience in dentistry, The Big Smile Dental aims to create dental care awareness about Healthy Mouth. Providing advanced dental care, Dental Implant, Adult Braces, Oral Surgery, Teeth Whitening, Wedding Smile & One Touch Smile™ etc. with highly …
NIH and FDA win top award for intellectual property licensing of meningitis vaccine
9/26/2014 4:47:44 PM
The National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will receive a top national award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal, for technology transfer of a pioneering, low-cost meningitis vaccine launched in sub-Saharan Africa. The 2014 Deals of Distinction Award will be presented to the two federal agencies and their …
Can Eye Exercises Improve Vision? One Company Offers 30 Day Challenge
9/26/2014 4:26:21 PM
Eye exercise programs claiming to reduce the need for glasses and contact lenses have been around since the 1930’s.  Some who have been through the various programs swear by them, others remain skeptical. The See Clearly Method for example, which was marketed as a way to improve vision through extensive eye exercises, charged $350 for their program and made dramatic claims …
First Human Services Providers Cross ICD-10 Readiness Line
9/26/2014 1:19:23 PM
Thirteen months. That’s how much time remains before the current code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures are scheduled to become invalid. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made it clear that any claims made on or after Oct. 9, 2015 with ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition) codes won’t be paid. And …
Logic PD’s Bill Betten to Discuss Connectivity and Interoperability at Medical Devices Summit Midwest in Minneapolis
9/26/2014 1:14:42 PM
Connectivity and interoperability between devices will be the focus of discussions at this year’s Medical Devices Summit Midwest conference in Minneapolis October 1-2, 2014. Among those leading the discussion will be Logic PD ’s Vice President of Business Solutions for Medical and Life Sciences, Bill Betten who will address the subject during his presentation “Challenges …
Medical Information Records, LLC’s Chief Technology Officer Dr. Christopher Ray Offers His Expertise On The Union of Usability, Mobility And Security At Dell Software Geek Speak Series Event
9/26/2014 12:40:40 PM
San Francisco, CA (September 26, 2014) –Medical Information Records, LLC’s (MIR) creator and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Christopher Ray participated as a key panelist at a Dell Software Geek Speak series event in San Francisco held at #DellVenue.  Dr. Ray, a noted expert in the field of healthcare IT, was invited to this exclusive, invitation-only event to discuss the union …