Navigation Links
Twin Cities attract renowned health experts to inaugural conference
Date:4/2/2013

MINNEAPOLIS (April 2, 2013) Who wants to die early or live with a chronic illness? Yet, 95 percent of the population lives with an identifiable risk factor, and the U.S. spends $2.5 trillion on health care 70 percent of which is spent on lifestyle-related disease.

For people who are committed to changing that reality, Minneapolis will be the place to be in April. Some of the nation's top thought leaders and experts in health promotion and well-being will be here, and Minnesotans will show how communities have connected successfully to transform everyone's health. A new national conference, Connecting to Transform Communities: Stakeholders in Health & Wellness, is being hosted by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and Allina Health. The event will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013, and will bring James Fowler, Ph D; Dan Buettner and David Katz, MD, MPH, three of the world's most renowned health care and wellness experts, to the stage.

"The influential professionals who have agreed to join us at this conference are engaged in conversations at a national level on how we improve health care and on how we improve the wellness of our communities," said Jackie Boucher, vice president of education at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and program director for this event. "To bring all of these stakeholders together in Minneapolis is a rare and exciting opportunity for us to learn from each other, and ultimately contribute to improving the health of our communities."

Fowler's commentary on social networks is broadly covered by media such as the New York Times, NPR and ABC News. His work is recognized by the Guggenheim Foundation and the Harvard Business Review and his acclaimed book, Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks has been cited by Oprah Winfrey and the New York Times Book Review. One of the foremost thinkers on the topic of social networks, Fowle
'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Goodyear
sgoodyear@mhif.org
612-863-1658
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent, says U of T researcher
2. Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference at Northeastern University
3. Bees attracted to contrasting colors when looking for nectar
4. Fighting melanomas attraction to the brain
5. Bigger gorillas better at attracting mates and raising young
6. Mainz University Medical Center attracts funding of Alexander von Humboldt Professorship
7. FirstMark Welcomes Renowned Cardiologist and Researcher Dr. Prediman K. Shah to Scientific Advisory Board
8. FirstMark Welcomes Renowned Cardiologist and Researcher Dr. Prediman K. Shah to Scientific Advisor Board
9. Renowned geneticist R. Rodney Howell receives ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
10. Gilde Healthcare III Portfolio Company Definiens Establishes Advisory Board
11. Frontiers announces launch of new open-access journal, Frontiers in Public Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2015)...  In the 2014 fiscal year, irs.gov recorded over ... figure accounts for a fraction of the estimated losses ... exceeds $11 billion globally. The polygraph has traditionally been ... occurred. Investor Mark Saint Juste along with ... partnered to administer the test in a new ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... DUBLIN , Mar. 19, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report" ... worldwide markets for Iris Biometrics in US$ Thousands. The report ... , Japan , Europe ... East , and Latin America . ...
(Date:3/17/2015)...  MecklerMedia Corporation (OTCQX: MECK) announced its ... ever held in New York City ... 2015 at the Javits Convention Center. ... Acorn Product Development; Axis NJ; c-Link Systems; CoroWare; ... NewBotic Corporation; Neya Systems LLC; Reliabotics; RoboKind; RocketFarm ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 2Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 3Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 2Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 3Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 4Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 5MecklerMedia's RoboUniverse New York Announces Sponsors and Exhibitors, May 11-13, 2015 2
... study, published in the March issue of Human Nature ... difference in their subjective ratings of photos of men when ... who did not have sexual partners spent more time evaluating ... No such difference was found between men who had sexual ...
... , This release is available in <A ... spread and devastating natural disaster across the globe. It ... annual damage of about 1.5 billion. The figure is ... few years (Association of British Insurers). Floods that took ...
... of environmental change? Evolvequickly. A new article in The ... new habitats developed new and advantageous traits in just a ... to look at adaptation and survival in a wild population. ... the University of California, Riverside studied 200 guppies that had ...
Cached Biology News:Single women gaze longer 2Next-generation software system for flood warning and risk analysis to be developed 2When evolution is not so slow and gradual 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... March 27, 2015 WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) ... R&D capability and technology platform company serving the ... today that an Investigational New Drug (IND) application ... rheumatoid arthritis has been accepted for review by ... In September 2012, MedImmune, the global ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SQD; ... including the appointment of auditors, its annual and special ... "Meeting") was adjourned, as previously disclosed on March 25, ... Toronto time). The date of the ... The Meeting will reconvene at the offices of the ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... BOSTON , March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... ), a global clinical research organization ... signed a definitive agreement to acquire all ... India ("QSI"), a leading provider of specialized ... refers to the collection, detection, assessment, monitoring, ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... pharmaceutical market is one of the most ... its absolute size, plus a growing economy and increasing ... Business Monitor International. The Russian market is set to ... market, with growth estimates around 10-15% annually reaching an ... About Green Cross Green Cross provides ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Investigational New Drug Application for WuXi MedImmune's Monoclonal Antibody Accepted for Review by CFDA 2Investigational New Drug Application for WuXi MedImmune's Monoclonal Antibody Accepted for Review by CFDA 3SQI Diagnostics Inc. Announces Adjournment of Meeting 2PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 2PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 3PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 4
... Aug. 20 Advanced Cell,Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... conditions, it plans to privately offer up to ... timing of the,closing of the offering will be ... are expected to be used to fund working ...
... CEO Mark McDade to resign for personal reasons ... BioPharma, Inc.,(PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI ) today announced ... executive officer (CEO), Mark McDade,found no credible evidence ... by McDade to corroborate the various allegations,investigated. The ...
... Supplier Presents Today at Small Cap Financial ... ... ), a leading provider of nitinol and polymer components to the,medical device ... for the fourth fiscal,quarter ended June 30, 2007, an increase of over ...
Cached Biology Technology:Advanced Cell Technology Announces Proposed Financing 2Advanced Cell Technology Announces Proposed Financing 3PDL BioPharma Announces Internal CEO Investigation Found No Credible Evidence of Improper Personal Conduct or Breach of Fiduciary Duty 2PDL BioPharma Announces Internal CEO Investigation Found No Credible Evidence of Improper Personal Conduct or Breach of Fiduciary Duty 3PDL BioPharma Announces Internal CEO Investigation Found No Credible Evidence of Improper Personal Conduct or Breach of Fiduciary Duty 4Memry Corporation Announces Preliminary Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Revenue 2Memry Corporation Announces Preliminary Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Revenue 3Memry Corporation Announces Preliminary Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Revenue 4
Spectrolyse (pL) PAI kit is a two-stage indirect enzymatic assay for the quantitative determination of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor (PAI-1) activity in plasma. Sample Type: plasma...
Rabbit anti-CRSP1 (TRAP220), Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated Applications: Immunohistochemistry - 1:100 - 1:500...
... N-(2-Naphthoyl)-Val-phenylalaninal 2-Naphthoyl-VF-CHO White lyophilized ... GAS. A cell-permeable, reversible inhibitor of γ-secretase. ... (ED 50 = 2.6 μM) ... = 2.7 μM) in HEK293 cells stably ...
...
Biology Products: