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Aug 20, 2014, 15:00 ET

Restore Health named on the 2014 Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. magazine today ranked Restore Health #36 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private...

Aug 20, 2014, 13:30 ET

Information Update - Allergens and food safety at school - What's in your child's lunch?

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ -  Issue Serious allergic reactions to food often happen without warning and can quickly become life threatening...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:03 ET
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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 lifetime....

Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New Century Health (NCH) and Cigna HealthCare of Arizona today announced an alliance focused on delivering quality care related to cancer

 New Century Health (NCH) and Cigna HealthCare of Arizona today announced an alliance focused on delivering quality care related to...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

CDH Proton Center Medical Director Named Fellow Of American Society For Radiation Oncology

CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of...

Aug 19, 2014, 15:37 ET
ENU Nutritional Shakes from Trovita Health Science (PRNewsFoto/Trovita Health Science)

Trovita Health Science Selected as Finalist in 2014 Minnesota Cup Business Competition

 Trovita Health Science - the makers of ENU™, an innovative ready-to-drink, complete nutritional shake - has been named a Division...

Aug 19, 2014, 12:00 ET
Joseph Boscarino, Ph.D. MPH, senior scientist, Geisinger Health System, is one of a team of researchers nominated for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Data Methods and Study Design for his work studying hepatitis C. (PRNewsFoto/Geisinger Health System)

Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award

A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:30 ET
Net Health | Software Solutions for Specialized Outpatient Care (PRNewsFoto/Net Health)

Net Health Awarded Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work

 Net Health, the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care, has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:07 ET
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HCI3 Releases Episode of Care Definitions to Further Support Payment Reform and Cost and Quality Analysis

 A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate...

Aug 19, 2014, 06:07 ET
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@USANAinc Tackles Canadian Football League, Fortifying #Health of #Roughriders Tyron Brackenridge and Terrell Maze

 Football season is underway and USANA Health Sciences is rushing to welcome Canadian Football League defensive athletes and 2013 Grey Cup...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:56 ET

Minister Ambrose addresses the 147th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association

Announces Government Action to Enhance Safe Use of Opioids OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:33 ET

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Announces Improvements to Environmental Health Complaint Processes

Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today announced enhancements to the department's internal processes for responding to environmental health...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:25 ET

Information Update - Label changes for controlled-release opioid pain medicines encourage more targeted prescribing and safer use

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:45 ET
Roger Chu and his flock of new TIPS Trainers in Taiwan (PRNewsFoto/Health Communications, Inc.)

TIPS Launches Responsible Alcohol Service Training in Taiwan

 In partnership with the Bartender Association of Taiwan (BAT), Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced the launch of the TIPS...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Family Health Hawaii Says Aloha to SeeChange Health Solutions

 SeeChange Health Solutions, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, today announced that Family Health...

Aug 16, 2014, 16:55 ET

Health Canada Statement on the Health Risks to Youth of Marijuana and Prescription Drug Use

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada regularly undertakes evidence-based communications to raise awareness about serious public health...

Aug 16, 2014, 15:08 ET

Information Update - Apotex recalling one lot of Apo-Mycophenolic Acid due to French labelling error

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Apotex, in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one lot (KY6601) of Apo-Mycophenolic Acid due to a package...

Aug 14, 2014, 13:45 ET

Thousands of Sackpacks Awarded to Help Philadelphia-Area Children

Two thousand children across the city will receive sackpacks containing essential school supplies today through the Office Depot and the Office...

Aug 14, 2014, 12:49 ET

Alexian Brothers, Loyola Announce Intent To Affiliate And Expand Pediatric Services

 Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Loyola University Health System (Loyola) of Maywood, Ill., are...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Superhero Themed 5k Soars To Salt Lake

You don't have to be able to leap a tall building in a single bound to be a hero at the annual caped crusader-themed USANA Champions For Change 5K....