Private Sector Makes Pledge for Health Care Reform

New Source: WiredPR News.comSeveral groups commit to helping with health care reform initiatives. Wired PR News Private sector health care groups have made a commitment to reduce growth in health care costs. As reported by CNNMoney.com, President Barack Obama is set to announce on Monday that a number of groups have made a commitment to assist with health care reform initiatives, which may lead to $2 trillion saved in spending on health care over the course of ten years. As quoted in the AP report, Obama is expected to state Monday, in accordance with prepared comments, It is a recognition […]

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Economic Woes Hard on those with Alzheimer’s and their Caregivers

Miami, FL (MMD Newswire) May 11, 2009 — “With lost jobs and foreclosed homes, families caring for those in the moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimers disease at home are hitting the breaking point. Recalibrating their expectations in ways they never imagined, families are looking for answers and we can’t afford to ignore them.” Dr. Zo Ann Lewis stated at recent caregiver conference in Miami. “In this economy we are seeing financial barriers that prevent families from accessing help for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s. For many confronting this disease, the finances targeted for their golden years evaporated and families […]

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Chileans Spending More on Food Products

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 11, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report Chile Food and Beverages Market Outlook to 2013, consumer expenditure on food and beverages in Chile rose strongly during 2004-08, accounting for 51% of total retail sales. With growing awareness, changing consumption pattern and increasing demand for convenience food, the consumer spending is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6% between 2009 and 2013. The consumption pattern in Chile shows that there has been a move away from the consumption of locally produced staples towards more expensive branded products products and processed […]

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Euro Holds Up Better Than Expected, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 11, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte recently noted: The Currency Euroshares (NYSE: FXE) ETF is holding up quite well despite evidence that the European economy is far from any sustainable recovery. Duarte added: Currencies mirror the economic and political health of their country or region. Weakness in one or both of these variables usually leads to a weak currency. Yet, the euro, despite a weak economy is not falling out of bed, especially with regard to the U.S. dollar. Meanwhile, the dollar, which reflects the state of the U.S. economy and its political health, is weakening, despite a popular […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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