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Survey Shows Parents’ Best Intentions Out of Step With Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids From Flu – Flu Vaccination Awareness Campaign Addresses Knowledge Gap, Educates Americans that Electing a President is Not the Only Important Choice to Make this Fall (PRWeb Aug 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1236314.htm Influenza Antibody Spray Success: Opens New Approach to Respiratory Disease Control – Anadis Limited (ASX: ANX), a research driven biopharmaceutical company focused on polyclonal antibodies to address human disease, announced today important progress concerning its accelerated program to develop a nasal antibody spray to provide immediate post-exposure prophylaxis against a range of influenza viruses. (PRWeb Aug 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/anadis/influenza/prweb1235744.htm Cielo MedSolutions’ Chief Medical Officer Recognized by Crain’s Health Care Heroes – Donald E. Nease, Jr., MD receives honorable mention for work developing clinical quality management system. (PRWeb Aug 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1227234.htm No More Commercialized Diets nor Cookie Cut Programs, Medical Supervised Weight Loss Program – Dr. Caldron has recently opened the Week End Weight Loss Center for patients in the San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills. These new clinics, featuring the HCG Diet, will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and is the only medical weight loss and obesity treatment center open specifically on the weekends in the region. (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1218084.htm “Invitation to Slumber — Sights & Sounds for Rest & Relaxation DVD” Brings Relief to the Sleep Deprived – Say goodnight to insomnia brought on by stress and anxiety, and let Mother Nature help you sleep like a baby with this soothing combination of music and nature photography from composer/therapeutic harpist Tami Briggs & nature photographer Patrick Murphy. Better than sleeping pills, “Invitation to Slumber” DVD is “an effective non-narcotic solution to sleepless nights.” (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1116474.htm NaturalPath Media Partners with DrGreene.com to Exclusively Represent Leading Voice in Pediatrics – Online Health Pioneer Becomes Flagship Publisher in New “Moms And Family” Channel (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201354.htm Derry Chiropractors Celebrate Grand Opening of Broadway Chiropractic Office, Begin Accepting Patients – Located in Derry, New Hampshire, Broadway Chiropractic Office is owned and operated by husband and wife chiropractors, Drs. Philip and Jessica Szalowski. Broadway Chiropractic specializes in pediatric and adult chiropractic patient services. It is Derry’s only multi-gender chiropractic facility, and offers on-site x-ray services. Broadway Chiropractic is located at 72 West Broadway (Route 102) in downtown Derry, and is convenient to Londonderry, Chester, Sandown, Windham, Salem and Manchester. (PRWeb Aug 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1212514.htm Axia3 Heartburn Extinguisher® and Political Heartburn: At the Rescue for Democrats in Denver – Axia3 Heartburn Extinguisher® (www.Axia3.com), the fast acting, all natural treatment for heartburn, is the proven solution for attendees of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, where supporters of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama will face their share of disagreements. This Heartburn Extinguisher, which includes patented, time-released digestive enzymes to fight stomach upset, contains a month’s supply of 30 tablets and retails for $9.99 at Whole Foods locations in Southern California and nationally through GNC and Vitamin World, and newly available at Drugstore.com (PRWeb Aug 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1218704.htm Physical Therapy Doctor and Head Injury Survivor Uses Experiences to Write New Book: Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: One Name for Two Diagnoses – Out of Alaska comes Dr. Catherine Mormile, a new leader in health care with her bold, new book, which explains that temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are really one word for two diagnoses. One diagnosis, joint TMD presents with measurable structural damage to the cartilage, bones, and ligaments of the joint itself. The other, muscular TMD, presents as a painful condition of the muscles involved in chewing, and often involving the muscles of the scalp, base of neck, and shoulders. With a background of stubbornly surviving near-death on the Iditarod Trail, academic excellence, and scientific inquiry, Dr. Mormile now offers her one-of-a-kind way of thinking and approach to the nagging problem of TMD to all. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1207114.htm Expectant Parents Prepare for “Labor Day” with $200 Cord Blood Savings – Cord blood bank provides $200 savings to expectant parents in preparation for “Labor Day”. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cord_blood_banking/labor_day_savings/prweb1188344.htm Protecting Tiny Tummies from Pediatric Diarrhea – Patricia Raymond, MD, Board-Certified Gastroenterologist Offers Tips for Parents (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1208854.htm Healthcare Webinar Offers Strategies for Improving Medication Adherence – Patient failure to comply with prescribed medication regimens has a major impact on healthcare outcomes, utilization and cost. During Improving Medication Adherence: Practical Strategies to Increasing Patient Compliance, a September 10, 2008 webinar from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN), two industry experts will provide details on ways to increase patient medication compliance. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1205644.htm Concierge Medicine–Premier Medical Service for a Price – With patients demanding a greater level of customer service during office visits and physicians receiving reduced amounts of income through standard insurance reimbursements, a growing trend in the healthcare profession is the practice of “concierge medicine.” However, there are important ethical and legal questions that surround this controversial approach to patient care, as discussed in a special report in the most recent edition of the Jackson & Coker Industry Report entitled “Concierge Medicine–A Growing Trend?” (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201784.htm ActionEcho Hosting Local Heart Screening Clinic Aimed at Reducing Sudden Death in Young Athletes – ActionEcho will be hosting its first Tri-City area hypertrophic cardiomyopathy screening clinic at Kamiakin High School on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The clinic is FREE to any athlete age 14 – 20. Donations will be accepted and used towards the purchase of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for use at a local area high school. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201804.htm Triax Pharmaceuticals Launches New Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Vehicle, Locoid® Lotion 0.1% – Locoid Lotion was recently introduced at the Summer American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, in Chicago, Illinois, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis in pediatric to adult patients. Triax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, the marketers of Locoid Lipocream (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) a leading mid-potency brand in corticosteroids, recently launched the new product to cover larger and hairy affected areas with an elegant, non-greasy application to treat atopic dermatitis. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1190714.htm Health Agencies Urge Parents to Protect Kids from Mosquitoes as West Nile Virus Cases Surge – Repellent Bug Bam! wristband is all-natural alternative to DEET products. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Bug_Bam/Insect_Repellent/prweb1202504.htm Physician Recruiters Say Doctor Shortage is Changing Their Approach – LocumTenens.com survey says orthopedic surgeons, psychiatrists hardest to recruit. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LocumTenens/survey/prweb1202754.htm Pioneering IVF Technique Produces Region’s First Pregnancy – Reproductive Associates of Delaware (RAD) Team Uses Frozen Donated Eggs,Opening Doors for New Fertility Treatments (PRWeb Aug 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1194404.htm Nighttime Care Centers Introduce Mini C-Arm Mobile X-Ray Technology to Anne Arundel County – Responding to increased concerns about the health hazards of cumulative x-ray exposure, Nighttime Care Centers has employed the use of the Mini C-Arm throughout most of their five locations statewide, and this week are bringing this advanced technology to their Pasadena location. In the interest of improving patient care, Nighttime Care Centers have introduced the Mini C-arm as a radiological imaging tool for the evaluation of extremity injuries in the outpatient setting. The application of the C-arm in this setting offers patients, health care providers and insurers a safe and effective alternative to traditional x-ray. (PRWeb Aug 9, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1191494.htm US Military Chooses American Made iCRco Digital Radiography Systems – The U.S. Military has selected iCRco, an American CR Company, as its new Digital Imaging provider. iCRco’s radiography systems will ensure highly portable, fast and efficient diagnoses for our troops injured in battle. (PRWeb Aug 9, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1190884.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.

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