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Psychologist Reveals 5 Easy Tricks For Making New Year’s Resolutions That Stick
12/22/2014 1:22:30 PM
It’s that time of year again... The time of year where we tell ourselves that “next year is going to be different.” So we begin to make New Year’s resolutions, sternly vowing that “This is my year! Nothing is going to get in my way! This time I’m really going to do it!” And then the New Year (aka “reality”) arrives and... Well, you probably know the rest of the …
Consumer purchases of cakes, cookies and pies have decreased by 24 percent
12/22/2014 11:31:06 AM
Ready-to-eat grain-based desserts (RTE GBDs) are pre-packaged consumer baked goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, doughnuts, and pastries. These types of products contribute a significant amount of energy, sugar, and saturated fat to Americans’ diets, making them a strategic target for researchers looking to pinpoint ways to lower consumption of empty calories. In an effort to …
IMF lending undermined healthcare provision in Ebola-stricken West Africa
12/22/2014 11:27:00 AM
Writing today in the journal Lancet Global Health , researchers from Cambridge University’s Department of Sociology examine the links between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. According to the authors, joined by colleagues from Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, IMF programs over the years …
Giving the Gift that God Will Like, or What’s This Time of Year About? Asks Expert
Giving the Gift that God Will Like, or What’s This Time of Year About? Asks Expert
12/18/2014 10:04:53 PM
As Jews celebrate Hannukah and Christians do Christmas, most people look for a day off or a commercial benefit from this time that’s meaningless to millions. What’s the point? asks author/speaker, Dr. Richard Ruhling. “Religion is gratitude if we are doing it right. If we don’t see that we came into the world naked and that 99% of everything we have was given to us, we are …
St. Anthony Regional Hospital Extends Electronic Medical Record with OnBase by Hyland in Two Weeks
12/18/2014 11:12:29 AM
St. Anthony’s Regional Hospital, one of 16 regional hospitals in Iowa, recently went live on an integrated OnBase and Meditech 6 solution in the Accounts Payable and Patient Financial Services departments. The integrated solution was rapidly deployed in less than two weeks. As a result, end-of-month financial processes were immediately shortened by more than two weeks by …
Garcinia Cambogia: Perhaps The Best Diet Pills For Women
Garcinia Cambogia: Perhaps The Best Diet Pills For Women
12/18/2014 9:28:26 AM
These days, there are a lot of discussions regarding Garcinia Cambogia as the best diet pills for women. However this product cannot be found in any local store, so where to buy it? When shoppers are purchasing any organic product, they have to ensure they are getting the right one that is obviously organic and not packed with fillers. Moreover, they have to ensure that …
EMLab P&K Launches Customizable Fungal Glossary for Spore Trap Reports with Mold Analysis
EMLab P&K Launches Customizable Fungal Glossary for Spore Trap Reports with Mold Analysis
12/18/2014 8:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, launched a customizable Fungal Glossary supplement for spore trap reports. Now clients can include information for any fungi from the fungal glossary along with their results of their mold lab report. The fungal glossary supplement makes it easier for clients …
Pioneering Prosthetic Treatments Help Amputees Get Their Lives Back On Track
Pioneering Prosthetic Treatments Help Amputees Get Their Lives Back On Track
12/18/2014 5:04:42 AM
Within the past few years many fantastic developments in prosthetics have been made. From 3D printing and skeletal infused implants to responsive mechanical prosthetics, the medical advances have been ground breaking, providing victims of amputation and those born without limbs a new alternative, greater comfort and increased mobility. Freeclaim Solicitors look at 3 of the …
Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
12/17/2014 7:47:32 PM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that it has opened the Healthcare Technology Center in the Komukai Complex in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa prefecture today. The center is established for the purpose of expanding the healthcare business under the medium-term management plan, and will serve as a base for the development of next-generation products as well as …
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
12/17/2014 6:16:40 PM
The worldwide wearable electronics market already a $14 billion industry and expected to climb to $70 billion by 2024 (Source IDTECHEX) , has another entry into the health wearable category: The H2 from CharmCare. The company has developed the world’s smallest and lightest wearable blood pressure monitor. The blood pressure monitor is the first true wearable device and …
Chilton Achieves Highest Status for Improving Geriatric Care- Again
12/17/2014 1:27:29 PM
Chilton Medical Center has achieved "Exemplar" status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program two years in a row. NICHE is the premier designation indicating a hospital’s commitment to excellence in the care of patients 65 years and older. Chilton is among only 11 percent of hospitals in the nation to earn this designation. Exemplar status, the …
HerpesCureHQ: Search For Most Effective Herpes Treatment
12/17/2014 10:36:57 AM
Herpes is a very common disease caused by herpes simplex virus-1 ( HSV-1 ) and herpes simplex virus-2 ( HSV-2 ). The symptoms of herpes simplex virus-1 are cold sores on the mouth, lips and face, and sores on the genitals are usually caused by herpes simplex virus-2 ;(but in some cases  HSV-1  can also cause sores on the genitals). It is important to know that even when …
TELUS Health completes acquisition of pharmacy management provider XD3 Solutions
12/17/2014 9:52:47 AM
TELUS Health, Canada’s largest Electronic Medical Records (EMR) provider and a leader in pharmacy management solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of pharmacy management solution provider XD3 Solutions, which currently serves more than 150 Quebec-based pharmacies. The agreement includes the transition of XD3 employees and expertise to TELUS Health, which …
What can employers and employees do to prevent noise induced hearing loss?
What can employers and employees do to prevent noise induced hearing loss?
12/17/2014 6:22:01 AM
Hearing loss affects over 9 million people here in the UK and is a cause of distress for many sufferers, especially if it has been caused by someone else’s negligence or an employer’s failure to implement the appropriate safety measures. If you have suffered hearing loss and you believe someone else is to blame, contact a member of our specialist team today.  The two most …
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
12/16/2014 11:42:16 AM
Transporting life-saving humanitarian aid, and overcoming the challenges that come with the task, is something Panalpina is all too familiar with. During last year’s festive period, in partnership with UNICEF, Panalpina donated a charter flight to help deliver 100 tons of essential supplies to the Central African Republic. In the early hours this morning, a similar …
Teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use trends down
12/16/2014 10:21:01 AM
Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). However, use of e-cigarettes, measured in the report for the first time, is high. These 2014 results are part of …
FDA allows marketing of the first newborn screening test to help detect Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
12/16/2014 9:52:43 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the EnLite Neonatal TREC Kit, the first screening test permitted to be marketed by FDA for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) in newborns. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 40 to100 new cases of SCID are identified in newborns in the United States each year. SCID …
The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014
12/15/2014 1:13:05 PM
This past week, national newborn screening legislation unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and is now headed to President Barack Obama’s desk for signature. The bill implements new tracking measures and timetables aimed at eliminating critical delays in the newborn screening process, so that infants with deadly yet treatable genetic disorders can be diagnosed …
IFC invests $255 million in Rede D’Or to expand access to healthcare services in Brazil
12/15/2014 10:46:38 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced today that it will invest $255 million to support the expansion of Rede D’Or, the largest network of private hospitals in Brazil. IFC’s investment will help expand access to quality healthcare services in Brazil. IFC will lend $50 million from its own account and arrange another $205 million in syndicated loans. The …
Unicel Architectural issues newsletter on Ebola and the need for safer, more hygienic patient isolation spaces
Unicel Architectural issues newsletter on Ebola and the need for safer, more hygienic patient isolation spaces
12/15/2014 10:22:28 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – December 15, 2014 – Unicel Architectural today announced the latest issue of its Reflections newsletter for architects and building professionals. The December 2014 Reflections edition addresses design considerations for airborne infection isolation rooms (AIIRs). More and more healthcare facilities are building AIIRs to better prepare for Ebola and other …