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Indonesia and World Bank Group to join forces to reduce child stunting and maternal mortality
5/22/2015 10:26:27 AM
In an effort to fight two major health issues – childhood stunting and women dying during childbirth -- Indonesia and the World Bank Group have agreed to seek immediate ways to reduce both preventable health problems. The decision followed a meeting between Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in the presidential palace. Kim said today …
Cambridge unveils new Open Access journal - Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics
5/21/2015 11:09:26 AM
Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce a major new open access journal, Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics (GHEG), dedicated to publishing and disseminating research that addresses and increases understanding of global and population health issues through the application of population science, genomics and applied technologies. Global Health, Epidemiology …
CDC Warns of Multidrug-resistant Infections Caused by Shigella
5/21/2015 11:06:15 AM
Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted information about a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness that is occurring throughout the United States.  The illness is believed to have been spread by international travelers who have brought back a type of Shigella bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic ciprofloxacin (Cipro).   When infected …
Logic PD Expert to Address the Convergence of Consumer and Medical Technology at Internet of Things MPLS Forum
5/20/2015 9:42:27 AM
As the lines between consumer and medical technology continue to blur, consumer expectations of healthcare have dramatically changed. At the Internet of Things (IoT) MPLS Advanced Healthcare & Connected Medical Devices forum May 21, 2015 Logic PD executive Bill Betten will share his perspective on the topic. As vice president of business solutions for medical and …
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud-Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts Professional® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud-Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts Professional® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
5/19/2015 1:40:49 PM
MIR’s ADP certified application, AnesthesiaOS ™ offers a robust, one of a kind AIMS built for simplicity, intuitiveness and speed. Being an ADP certified application marks a collaboration between MIR and Allscripts to provide innovative, integrated health IT solutions that support high quality and cost-effective care. Allscripts solutions are used by more than 180,000 …
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions’ President & CEO, Michelle Keefe, Honored as a PM360 ELITE
5/19/2015 1:34:10 PM
Yardley, PA—May 19, 2015— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc —a leading provider of customized, omnichannel healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams—announced today that President and CEO Michelle Keefe has been named a PM360 ELITE ( E xceptional • L eaders • I nnovators • T ransformers • E ntrepreneurs) representing the most influential people in the …
Legionella Alert issued by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
5/19/2015 9:56:54 AM
On May 13th, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued an alert about an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease taking place in Queens.  According to the Department, 10 cases have been diagnosed from April to May of this year involving residents of Queens.  Of these new cases, 9 of 10 resided in the Flushing-Clearview neighborhoods. The …
Laser Skin Treatment and Melanoma
Laser Skin Treatment and Melanoma
5/17/2015 11:37:06 PM
Laser treatment of sun damaged skin can promise the return of a more youthful appearance. The harsh effects of the sun can cause pigmentation, redness and uneven texture, but more importantly it can cause skin cancer. The skin changes with age and most of these changes are due to sun exposure. The most common sign of aging is the increase in brown pigmented spots on the …
Allegheny Health Network Director of Prehospital Medicine, Colleagues, Contribute to Newest Edition of Air Medical Transport Textbook
5/14/2015 3:33:10 PM
P.S. Martin, MD, FACEP , Director of the Division of Prehospital Medicine at Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Medical Director of LifeFlight, AHN’s air medical program, is Associate Editor of the newly published second edition of “Principles and Direction of Air Medical Transport: Advancing Air and Ground Critical Care Transport Medicine.” The book “is the culmination of …
“Tom Brokaw’s Multiple Myeloma Could Be Linked To Gluten,” Says Author
“Tom Brokaw’s Multiple Myeloma Could Be Linked To Gluten,” Says Author
5/13/2015 2:33:44 PM
On Thursday, May 7, Dateline featured Tom Brokaw’s journey with multiple myeloma, a serious blood malignancy that develops in bone marrow.  “Scientific research suggests that multiple myeloma may be linked to gluten,” says Anne Sarkisian, author of “ Toxic Staple: How Gluten May Be Wrecking Your Health — And What You Can Do   About It!  ”  Numerous scientific …
The Diplomatic Courier And Mars, Incorporated Bring Together Leading Experts To Discuss The “Future Of Food”
The Diplomatic Courier And Mars, Incorporated Bring Together Leading Experts To Discuss The “Future Of Food”
5/13/2015 1:28:58 PM
The Future of Food: The Nexus of Food and Health summit—co-hosted by global affairs magazine Diplomatic Courier and Mars, Incorporated—will look at the vital role collaboration across sectors can play in sustainably addressing the world’s most pressing food and health challenges. Representatives from organizations as diverse as the UN World Food Programme; the University of …
Starving Cancer Instead Of Feeding It Poison
Starving Cancer Instead Of Feeding It Poison
5/13/2015 10:54:59 AM
A patent application for a drug that could destroy the deadly childhood disease known as acute lymphoblastic leukemia — and potentially other cancers as well — has been submitted by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, the University of Maryland and the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. “Most drugs have to go inside a cell to kill it,” said Sandia researcher …
Less Than One In Five Patients Are Aware Of Services Available To Them, Accenture Survey Finds
5/13/2015 10:32:04 AM
When patients are aware of therapeutic services, nearly six out of 10 of those surveyed use them (58 percent), and nearly eight in 10 (79 percent) perceive the services as extremely or very valuable, a new survey by Accenture reveals. Yet, less than one in five patients (19 percent) are aware these programs even exist.   The survey Patient Services: Pharma’s Best Kept …
Unicel Architectural provides sealed glass units with integrated louvers to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola (SHHP)
Unicel Architectural provides sealed glass units with integrated louvers to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola (SHHP)
5/12/2015 6:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – May 12, 2015 – Unicel Architectural today announced its deployment of hundreds of Vision Control® insulating glass units with integrated cord-free louvers as part of the new Bayou Tower expansion for the Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola (SHHP). The 443 Vision Control® units were employed in interior doors, sliding doors and multi-panel windows in …
Ease of weight loss influenced by individual biology
Ease of weight loss influenced by individual biology
5/11/2015 6:35:16 PM
For the first time in a lab, researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence supporting the commonly held belief that people with certain physiologies lose less weight than others when limiting calories. Study results published May 11 in Diabetes . Researchers at the Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch (PECRB), part of the NIH’s National …
Carolina Piedmont Capital To Exhibit At NC Dental Society Annual Conference
Carolina Piedmont Capital To Exhibit At NC Dental Society Annual Conference
5/10/2015 11:15:30 PM
Carolina Piedmont Capital, Inc., Healthcare and Dental Finance announced today they will participate in the North Carolina Dental Society’s Annual Conference, hosted at Kingston Bay Resort in North Myrtle Beach. This occasion marks Carolina Piedmont Capital’s second appearance at the NCDS Annual Conference and tradeshow. “We are excited to participate in such a grand event” …
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New Treatment for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
5/8/2015 1:51:23 PM
Physicians at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, are offering a new treatment for patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).AGH is the first hospital in the western Pennsylvania region to offer the treatment, which is providing new hope for patients who haven’t had success with other MS drugs. FDA approved in fall of 2014, Lemtrada is …
A Mother’s Story of Finding Hope in the Face of Terminal Illness
A Mother’s Story of Finding Hope in the Face of Terminal Illness
5/8/2015 10:00:00 AM
Carmin Greaves was just fifty-eight years old when she received a diagnosis no woman wants to hear: stage four ovarian cancer.  That was two years ago. This week, as she prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day with her daughter and grandson, Greaves is filled with gratitude for the hospice team at The Elizabeth Hospice in Southern California that has helped support her …
Supportive Connections Announces Plans for Upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop
Supportive Connections Announces Plans for Upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop
5/7/2015 3:58:42 PM
Supportive Connections, an established leader in counssling, today announced plans for its upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop on May 8, 2015 9a.m. to 3:30p.m.. The event will be held Webster University 4414 SW College Rd. Suite 942 • Ocala, FL 34474. The goal of the 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop is to raise awareness of Trauma …
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers One-Day Grief Workshop for Adults
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers One-Day Grief Workshop for Adults
5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM
As part of its “Living While Grieving” series, The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice will present the grief workshop, “Grief is a Unique Experience,” on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Center for Compassionate Care located at 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido 92025. The workshop is open to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of …