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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize Concussions Are Treatable

10/22/2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 At a time when the national concussion conversation instills fear and uncertainty among parents and athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is working to change the current discussion where two powerful messages are lost: Concussions can be treated, and there are evidence-based therapies that result in full reco... [Comments]

Brownsville Community Health Center Presents Fourth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event

10/22/2014
Brownsville, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) will present its fourth annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and all sizes. This event, which is fre... [Comments]

CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix

10/22/2014
Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 On October 22, CBS will air an episode of Criminal Minds featuring skin diseases both fictional and real. The Charles E Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation (CEHMDF), a nonprofit organization committed to advocacy and philanthropy in the battle against Morgellons Disease, is wondering if CBS will take the opportunity to impart truth and clarity about... [Comments]

Medical Solutions Co-Founder/CFO Scott Anderson Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing 100

10/22/2014
Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Medical Solutions , the nation’s third-largest Travel Nurse staffing company, is happy to announce that our co-founder and CFO, Scott Anderson, has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 for 2014. Anderson was also named to the list, featuring the “100 most influential people in the staffing industry,” in 2013.    ... [Comments]

Isabel Healthcare to Participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) 2014 Conference

10/22/2014
Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Isabel Healthcare will participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. Jason Maude, Isabel Founder and CEO will participate in a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions Education – Linking Training and Practice. Isabel Healthcare provides a diagnostic decisio... [Comments]

Dr. Iris Hunter to Host Grand Opening of FirstLight HomeCare Tomorrow

10/22/2014
Springfield, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 For Dr. Iris Hunter, a job is more than just a way to make money; it’s an extension of her life’s mission. Her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, coupled with her latest venture as the owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that Hunter’s mission is to serve others. “It’s important to me that my work makes a difference in the live... [Comments]

Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself

10/22/2014
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Headlines remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear is a much bigger health threat to Americans. President Barack Obama on Friday appointed an Ebola "czar" to oversee the U.S. response to the virus, which has infected two Dallas nurses who cared f... [Comments]

Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports

10/22/2014
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is now mandating that all airline passengers arriving from Ebola-affected nations of West Africa land at one of five airports equipped to screen them for infection with the virus. In a statement released Tuesday, Homeland Security Se... [Comments]Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports

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Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C. Institute for Biomarker Research Announces New Prenatal Cystic Fibrosis Tests

10/22/2014
HAMILTON, N.J. , Oct. 22, 2014  Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C., (MDL), a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited laboratory which specializes in high complexity, state-of-the-art, automated DNA-based molecular analyses, announces that it is now offering new Cystic Fibrosis Testing which utilizes cutting edge technology, including next- generation DNA sequencing platforms.... [Comments]

Cephasonics Launches the cQUB-1, First Product in New Family of cQUB White-Label Ultrasound Systems Targeted at Medical Applications

10/22/2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Oct. 22, 2014  Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, today announced the introduction of the cQUB™-1 (cQuest Ultrasound Box™-1), the first product in a new family of cQUB white-label ultrasound systems designed and manufactured by Cephasonics for purchase by companies to rebrand with... [Comments]

Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented

10/22/2014
FAIRFIELD, N.J. , Oct. 22, 2014  Rescheduling of hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) will impel a major transformation in the pain market, according to a new primary market research study by Pain Insights, Inc., a firm providing market research and consultation exclusively in the area of pain management. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153440... [Comments]

Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors

10/22/2014
MADISON, N.J. , Oct. 22, 2014  Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to serve as a director, effective December 1, 2014. Including Dr. Leiden, the Board has 11 members. Dr. Leiden is the Chairman, President and CEO of V... [Comments]

Market Momentum on Biotech Stocks - Amicus Therapeutics, Progenics Pharma, Threshold Pharma, Idera Pharma, and Merrimack Pharma

10/22/2014
LONDON , October 22, 2014 Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: FOLD ), Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PGNX ), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD ), Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA ), and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: MACK). Free research on these five companies can be a... [Comments]

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