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Aug 27, 2014, 12:00 ET

MHCC report outlines training and education recommendations to improve interactions between police and people with mental illness

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police...

Aug 26, 2014, 13:13 ET

PRA Health Sciences Expands in Pennsylvania

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania will soon be home to PRA Health Sciences' largest office worldwide. PRA, a leading global Contract Research Organization...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:37 ET  (PRNewsFoto/Axion Health)

Axion Health™ Co-founder Reaches Wellness Milestone with Health Links™ Colorado

Since the company's early days, Axion Health co-founder, Dr. Lee Newman, has always promoted a strong link between occupational health success...

Aug 26, 2014, 10:15 ET

GaHIN Connects GeorgiaDirect to National DirectTrust Community

 Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals,...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:45 ET

Flourish® e-health platform "Activates" Individuals To Improve Self-Care And Reduce Costs

  Insignia Health, which works with more than 120 healthcare organizations and employers domestically and abroad to measure and improve...

Aug 26, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Guardant Health Named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

 Guardant Health, a healthcare company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology diagnostic products, has been recognized...

Aug 26, 2014, 07:00 ET
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ZO Skin Health, Inc. Announces Two New Solutions to Address Hyperpigmentation - ZO® Medical C-Bright™ 10% Vitamin C Serum and ZO® Medical Brightalive™ Non-Retinol Skin Brightener

ZO Skin Health, Inc. is excited to reveal two new products developed by Zein Obagi, MD to further enhance the ZO® Skin Health Circle™...

Aug 26, 2014, 07:00 ET
Health Catalyst delivers a proven, Late-Binding(TM) Data Warehouse platform and analytic applications that actually work in today's transforming healthcare environment. Health Catalyst data warehouse platforms aggregate data utilized in population health and ACO projects in support of over 30 million unique patients. (PRNewsFoto/Health Catalyst)

World Economic Forum Names Health Catalyst a Technology Pioneer

Celebrating the power of technology and innovation, the World Economic Forum announced today it has selected Health Catalyst as one of 24 global...

Aug 25, 2014, 16:53 ET

Banner Baywood earns re-certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management

The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Center its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for...

Aug 25, 2014, 14:00 ET

Magellan Boosts Health and Wellness Services with CafeWell

 Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) and Welltok, Inc. announced today the availability of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform...

Aug 25, 2014, 12:52 ET

Osler Health and Horizon BCBSNJ to Reduce Cost, Increase Quality

JerseyCare IPA, a subsidiary of Osler Health IPA, a primary care physician centered, physician owned and managed health network, has contracted...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:46 ET

Mental Health America Provides New Resources on Student Mental Health

In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents, Mental Health America is providing new resources on student mental health...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:00 ET

Information Update - Home canning - prepare it safely

OTTAWA, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Home canning is a popular and safe way to preserve food for later use. Jams, pickles, soups, sauces, meat...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:03 ET
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. (PRNewsFoto/NIAAA)

Fall Semester - A Time For Parents To Discuss The Risks Of College Drinking

 As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a...

Aug 25, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Nonprofit Transamerica Center for Health Studies Offers Health Insurance Guide for Veterans

In an effort to help veterans and their families navigate all of their health care options, the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health...

Aug 22, 2014, 13:30 ET

Group Health Selects Swedish as Contracted Provider of Seattle-Based Hospital Services Starting in February 2016

 Group Health announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent for Swedish Health Services to provide its Seattle-based hospital services...

Aug 22, 2014, 05:00 ET

Holistic Health and Wellness Centre Now Open in Station Street, Burton on Trent

Local Chiropractors Anna Hindley and Victoria Jones, Holistic Therapist Andrea Clarke, Massage Therapist Lisa Satchwell, Acupuncturist Victor Ong,...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:05 ET
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Everyday Health to Present at the Citi 2014 Global Technology Conference

Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), a leading digital health and wellness company, today announced that Ben Wolin, Chief Executive Officer &...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:00 ET

Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region

 Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 ET

Tickets on sale for Jay Leno's performance at UNTHSC Foundation's 'An Evening with a Legend'

Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center's annual "An Evening with a Legend" fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned...