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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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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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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Ternian(R) Expands Voluntary Benefits Portfolio with Three New Limited-Benefit Health Insurance …

Phoenix, Arizona (MMD Newswire) May 7, 2009 – Ternian Insurance Group LLC is pleased to announce the launch of their new limited-benefit health insurance plans. The plans are designed to provide affordable, minor-medical insurance coverage to working Americans, association members, and individuals. The expanded program complements and enhances Ternian’s existing portfolio of Direct Voluntary Benefits. While the insurance industry has seen many new entrants in limited-benefit health insurance plans (sometimes referred to as mini-meds), Ternian’s footprint in the marketplace is deep rooted. The founders of Ternian have dedicated over 20 years in the marketplace. They helped pioneer the concept of […]

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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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