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Darwin Life Coach and founder of ART Your Life Reveals How to Be Happy Alone
Darwin Life Coach and founder of ART Your Life Reveals How to Be Happy Alone
8/31/2015 1:56:27 AM
It’s not uncommon for women to resent their personality and quirks, or question their own self-worth after their search for a life partner shifts from months to years. According to Darwin life coach Catie Kirke, women who are actively searching for a companion without success can fall into the trap of blaming themselves for past relationship disasters, and subsequently …
Outbreak of Fungal Lung Infections Affects More than Two Dozen in Wisconsin
Outbreak of Fungal Lung Infections Affects More than Two Dozen in Wisconsin
8/28/2015 1:52:45 PM
In August, Wisconsin’s WAOW broadcasted a report about a cluster of lung infections caused by a fungal pathogen commonly found in moist soil and associated with decomposing organic matter.  The infection is known as blastomycosis and is caused by inhaling airborne fungal spores. Fungi are a natural part of the environment and can be found all around us.  Some types of …
Philips showcases new integrated Cardiology Solutions to advance minimally invasive procedures at the ESC Congress 2015
Philips showcases new integrated Cardiology Solutions to advance minimally invasive procedures at the ESC Congress 2015
8/28/2015 12:03:36 PM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at the ESC Congress 2015 , where the company is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions, including Heart ModelA.I., EchoNavigator and IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, that connect people and technology with care protocols to assist diagnosis, guide treatment and enable home care. Visitors to the Philips …
FDA approves Repatha to treat certain patients with high cholesterol
FDA approves Repatha to treat certain patients with high cholesterol
8/28/2015 11:58:05 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Repatha (evolocumab) injection for some patients who are unable to get their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under control with current treatment options. Repatha, the second drug approved in a new class of drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors, is approved for use in addition to diet and maximally-tolerated …
Vesta Teleradiology Launches New Blog for Radiologists and Healthcare Providers
8/24/2015 10:00:00 AM
Vesta Teleradiology has announced the launch of a new blog covering trending topics of interest in radiology such as ICD-10, Meaningful Use, Ultrasound scans in Primary Care settings, Interoperability, Affordable Care Act, and the latest developments in the radiology industry.   The blog, vestarad.com/mediablog/blog has posts and articles from radiologists and other staff …
New York Governor Passes Historic Cooling Tower Regulation to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks
8/21/2015 1:31:20 PM
On August 17th, 2015, Governor Cuomo of New York announced new emergency health regulations mandating that all cooling towers across the state must be registered, inspected and tested to help prevent the spread of Legionella bacteria. This is the first regulation in the United States that requires, by law, Legionella testing in cooling towers as well as establishes …
Superbugs and Exposure Concerns for California’s Health Club Members
Superbugs and Exposure Concerns for California’s Health Club Members
8/19/2015 9:52:27 AM
There are over 30,000 health clubs with approximately 50 million members in the United States. Thousands of these gyms are located across California and are regularly visited by the state’s many health-conscious residents. For most people, going to the gym and getting in a workout is a way to improve their athletic skills, personal appearance and overall health. …
FDA approves first treatment for sexual desire disorder
FDA approves first treatment for sexual desire disorder
8/19/2015 9:43:36 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Addyi (flibanserin) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women. Prior to Addyi’s approval, there were no FDA-approved treatments for sexual desire disorders in men or women. “Today’s approval provides women distressed by their low sexual desire with an approved treatment …
SIMTICS CEO Offers Medical eLearning as a Solution to the Impending Healthcare Professional Shortage, as Demand for Doctors Steadily Rises in America
SIMTICS CEO Offers Medical eLearning as a Solution to the Impending Healthcare Professional Shortage, as Demand for Doctors Steadily Rises in America
8/19/2015 12:24:32 AM
There will be a shortage of 12.9 million healthcare workers by 2035, according to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO), entitled ‘A Universal Truth: No Health Without a Workforce’. With the Baby Boomer generation now aging, the demand for doctors is steadily on the rise, and fast becoming a national problem. Currently, the healthcare professional …
Free Legionella Pocket Guide & Webinar Offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc.
Free Legionella Pocket Guide & Webinar Offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc.
8/18/2015 1:03:19 PM
The worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York’s history has already claimed 12 lives and infected over 100 people as of Monday, August 10th. The outbreak occurred in the South Bronx and has over 1.4 million residents of the borough along with surrounding communities on edge. With health and safety officials scrambling to prevent more illnesses, EMSL Analytical, Inc. …
Lankford Joins GreenWood, Inc. as Senior Maintenance and Reliability Manager
Lankford Joins GreenWood, Inc. as Senior Maintenance and Reliability Manager
8/18/2015 12:08:30 PM
GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, announces that Jim Lankford has been named Senior Maintenance and Reliability Manager for the company’s West Virginia Operations (WVO) at the Kureha site.  In this role, Jim leads efforts for maintenance asset management, equipment reliability and availability optimization, continuous …
Pivotal Phase II study showed Roche’s investigational immunotherapy atezolizumab shrank tumours in people with a specific type of lung cancer
Pivotal Phase II study showed Roche’s investigational immunotherapy atezolizumab shrank tumours in people with a specific type of lung cancer
8/18/2015 11:50:02 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that in the large pivotal Phase II study, BIRCH, the investigational cancer immunotherapy atezolizumab (MPDL3280A; anti-PDL1) met its primary endpoint and shrank tumours (objective response rate; ORR) in people with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease expressed PD-L1 (Programmed Death …
Legionnaires’ Disease is Not Just a Health Concern in New York City
8/14/2015 11:29:15 AM
Recently, it was announced that 12 victims of Legionnaires’ disease have died in New York. This news was in conjunction with reports that the number of infected people had also risen from 108 to 113. While the media has focused most of their attention on this historic outbreak in the South Bronx, there have been others in New York and across the nation who have also been …
GenesisSolutions hosting Full Service IBM Maximo Asset Management Solution Webinar
GenesisSolutions hosting Full Service IBM Maximo Asset Management Solution Webinar
8/13/2015 12:50:57 PM
As organizations focus on “building for the future” and creating more cost-effective workflow processes, efficient and proactive maintenance solutions are vital. Enterprise Asset Management delivers a distinct competitive advantage and helps develop a strategic direction based on efficient data analysis and information. It is imperative to proactively maintain assets and …
AHN Cancer Survivor Starts Non-profit Foundation after The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Grants Her Wish
AHN Cancer Survivor Starts Non-profit Foundation after The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Grants Her Wish
8/12/2015 10:40:11 AM
Carol Glock, a breast cancer survivor from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, never dared to dream that she would get to fulfill her sons’  “Bucket List” to golf on the world-renowned The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina. “I know how taxing the journey to recovery can be for a family. On June 6, 2013, I was diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer.  I was …
New York City Requires Cooling Towers to be Tested and Inspected for Legionella
8/11/2015 3:08:30 PM
All attention has been focused on the ongoing Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in South Bronx, New York. As of August 10th, there have been 12 deaths and over 100 hospitalizations. On August 6th, Mayor deBlasio of New York City announced that every cooling tower must be tested and inspected for Legionella . Estimates now indicate that there are at least 2,500 cooling towers in …
Dental Sleep Medicine Hits the Big Island of Honolulu, Hawaii
8/11/2015 2:42:33 PM
Do you suffer from high blood pressure?  You’re not alone.  In Hawaii, more than thirty percent of the adult population currently suffer from high blood pressure, and that number is rising.  With more than ten percent remaining undiagnosed, the dangers of cardiovascular disease in Hawaii are on the rise.  Many suffers of high blood presser are also silently suffering with …
Best Paying Jobs for Women
Best Paying Jobs for Women
8/11/2015 1:53:46 PM
According to some estimates more than ten million full time workers in the U.S. change jobs every year.  While some change because they are not happy with where they’re working and what they’re doing, quite a few change jobs to earn more money.   Our firm, University Research & Review , advises career changers and people of all ages who are thinking about enrolling in …
Medimmune enters into strategic cancer vaccine collaboration and license agreement with Inovio Pharmaceuticals
Medimmune enters into strategic cancer vaccine collaboration and license agreement with Inovio Pharmaceuticals
8/10/2015 9:41:45 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into a license agreement and collaboration with Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company developing DNA-based immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Under the agreement, MedImmune will acquire exclusive rights to Inovio’s INO-3112 immunotherapy, …
Novation awards Genelex Group Purchasing Agreement for Pharmacogenetic Testing and Precision Medicine Software
8/7/2015 12:24:43 PM
Novation, the nation’s largest healthcare services organization, has awarded  an agreement to Seattle-based Genelex to offer pharmacogenetic lab testing and precision medicine solutions that can help pharmacists and other healthcare providers improve patient care and reduce health care costs. Annually, more than 8.6 million adverse drug events are reported in the U.S. …