PruHealth Reveals Stressed Lifestyles Increasing During Recession

PruHealth research shows that the nation appears to be stuck in a downward spiral of unhealthy lifestyles as stressed Britons look to save time and money by cutting back on exercise and healthy foods. LONDON, ENGLAND, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — PruHealth’s bi-annual Vitality Index* – which tracks the nation’s health trends – has revealed that the health of the nation has declined by two points since July 2008 to a health rating of just 59%. Nearly one in five (18%) Brits now admit they live unhealthy lifestyles, an increase of four per cent in just six months.** In the […]

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Appoint IT LLC Selects Scio Consulting for SaaS Product Design and Development

Appoint IT has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry. SAN JOSE, CA, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Appoint IT LLC has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry using a proven SaaS development and delivery platform from Apprenda. Appoint IT will be an on-demand appointment scheduling application available on a subscription basis, with an open API, and full SaaS functionality. Appoint IT LLC […]

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What You Should Do and Know About the Flu

With all the publicity about so-called “swine” flu, one of the best things anyone can do is be armed with the facts. EDWARDSVILLE, IL, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) has compiled information from a variety of sources in order to help its members, and the public at large, to know (1) precisely what they are facing and (2) what they should do about it. First, some statistics: In the U.S., an estimated 25-50 million cases of the flu are reported each year — leading to 150,000 hospitalizations and 30,000-40,000 deaths yearly. Worldwide, […]

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Energy ETFs Turn In Mixed Performance, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 8, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte , recently noted: The U.S. Oil Fund (NYSE: USO) and Oil Service HOLDRS Trust (NYSE: OIH) are not quite in sync, raising questions about whats next for oil prices. Duarte added: Crude oil looks headed for $60 in the near term, as U.S. gasoline supplies have begun to shrink. This is both a function of decreased production and rising demand. In other words, it looks as if the inflection point in supply and demand has been reached. Thats good if your bullish on oil, which we are. The next question is where you […]

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GE Makes Multi-billion Dollar Commitment To Better Care Worldwide

May 8, 2009 (FinancialWire) General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) said it will invest $6 billion over six years to develop and manufacture more low-cost healthcare solutions for Canada and the world. Foreign visitors can review visitors health insurance for protecting their risks Called healthymagination, the global, multi-billion dollar business strategy includes a $3 billion investment for 100 innovations that lower cost, increase access and improve quality; $2 billion to finance IT and access in rural and underserved areas; $1 billion for partnerships, content and services. GE will work with partners to address four critical healthcare needs to start: low-cost technology; […]

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Russian Clinical Trials Market Set to Boom

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 09, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – With the availability of the well-qualified and highly competent medical staff at lower costs and the government initiatives to encourage investments in the clinical trials market, the Russian Clinical Trials Market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of around 8.5% during 2009-2012, says our new research report Clinical Trials Market in Russia. According to our report, foreign pharmaceutical players are showing keen interest in conducting clinical trials in Russia. Apart from that, the government’s well-laid collaboration projects with other healthcare players such as health-insurers and drug makers encouraged the Russian […]

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Younger Parkinson’s Patients Get Website and New Book

Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. SPRINGFIELD, GA, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. But it’s estimated that fewer than twenty percent of people with Parkinson’s are diagnosed before the age of fifty, and even fewer before the age of forty. Now, new efforts are being made to reach out to these young-onset patients and the young children they often care for. The American Parkinson’s Disease Association recently launched […]

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The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS) Named One of Utah’s Best Places to Work, Wins Coveted Award for Workplace Excellence

MGIS is honored as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work” while celebrating its 40th anniversary SALT LAKE CITY, UT, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — MGIS is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the winning companies for the prestigious Utah Work/Life Award, therefore being named as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work”. Presented by Utah’s Department of Workforce services, the Utah Work/Life Award recognizes and honors companies that create an exceptional workplace by effectively addressing employee work/life needs and striving to create and maintain a culture of equity and opportunity. “Utah is known for […]

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H1N1 Flu Scare Prompts Questions

H1N1 Flu Scare Prompts Questions Why not optimally protect our front line emergency personnel? Irvine, CA – May 6, 2009 — Front line laboratory, medical, and civil service personnel are critical to the containment and cure of the virus. While out there working to save our lives, are they deployed with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep them safe? Or, are they only minimally protected due to out-of-date information? News reports everywhere are full of images of people wearing simple masks. Some are N95 respirator masks. Rarely, as recently in some AP photos (right), do we see use of […]

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Figuring out the Deductible in a visitor insurance plan

Deductible is the amount the insured is responsible for before the visitor insurance provider pays the claims. Most plans offer a choice of deductibles from 0 to $2500. Selecting a low deductible ensures that the insurance company will pay eligible claims starting from the very first claim. The plan premiums for low deductible visitor insurance plans are often much higher than that for a high deductible plan. Deductibles are sometimes applied per injury/sickness and some other plans apply a deductible for 12 months of the plan. If a plan has a $50 deductible per injury/sickness you will be responsible to […]

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