Saturday, January 31, 2004

Health Tourism to Hungary to Save Thousands on Dental Care by Hungarian Dental Travel

Health Tourism to Hungary to Save Thousands on Dental Care by Hungarian Dental Travel

Whilst enjoying a relaxing holiday in Hungary, including spas, beauty treatments, Turkish baths, golf, haunting, water sports, festivals, and delicious wine why not to take advantage of the quality but affordable dental services, like thousands of Austrians, Germans, Swiss do, every year. Hungarian Dental Travel is to organise quality dental holidays to its clients for an average of 60% less.

(PRWEB) August 21, 2005

Hungary has been always very proud of its history, but so can be proud of its reputation in the health travel industry.

Not only the Hollywood filmmakers, and those who adore special wines, sights, colourful cultural festivals, world famous horse stock-farms, traditional spas and baths, romantic walks, but those who visit every year to have dental work done are pleased for what Hungary has got to offer.

Chris Hall, the director of Hungarian Dental Travel Limited, said "I am delighted to be able to announce our service to the UK market, as there is a great demand on quality dental care and cosmetic dentistry. People do want to be healthy and look attractive, knowing their smile is their most precious accessory. For instance the average price of a veneer in England is £500, in Hungary £160. Therefore our clients can have a beautiful smile, like Jordan or Ronan Keating, but for an affordable price."

The importance of oral health and dental prices in the UK are well known by now. Untreated teeth problems can lead to mouth cancer, low immune system, heart problems, daily fatigue, mood swings and also linked to early child birth. However, the dental procedure can be extremely expensive and frustrating. Hungarian Dental Travel Limited - a UK based travel organiser company has just been launched and offers surprisingly inexpensive cosmetic dentistry (less then 60% of UK price on average,), spa treatments, beauty therapies, and suitable hotels in Hungary.

Enjoying the all the benefits Hungary can offer is not unknown for the Western European market, having the Swiss, German and Austrian dental patients going there for more than 15 years, satisfied customers who return back to their secret makeover holiday for more, every year.

Hungarian Dental Travel Limited is happy to give every individual the same opportunity by a teeth designer for the fraction of the UK price.

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Sport Relief Goes…All Out for India

Sport Relief Goes…All Out for India

Take 13 celebrities, put them in 90-degree heat and ask them to take on India at their own game – Cricket!

(PRWEB) June 7, 2006

Sport Relief (http://www. sportrelief. com) Goes…All Out For India follows a group of famous faces as they pick up the cricketing gauntlet and witness first hand how money raised through Sport Relief is being spent to change lives.

With former England spinner Phil Tufnell leading them, the NatWest Sport Relief Red Socks face three mighty cricketing challenges - first against two teams who have benefited from Sport Relief money and then the grand finale against a line-up of Bollywood superstars.

The first match sees the Red Socks travel to meet some of the survivors of the tsunami who are rebuilding their lives thanks to Sport Relief money.

For the second match of the tour, in the city of Chennai, the opposition is made up of youngsters who have been given the chance to escape the back breaking and dangerous work they are forced to do to survive.

The trip culminates in a nerve wracking show-down against a Bollywood XI in Mumbai - with England Captain Freddie Flintoff even taking time out to give the Red Socks a few pointers!

The NatWest Sport Relief Red Socks are: Phil Tufnell (Captain), Alvin Kallicharan (coach), Rosalie Birch, Mark Chapman, Chris Evans, Nick Hancock, Jake Humphrey, Harry Judd, Patrick Kielty, Nick Knowles, Dermot O’Leary, Jack Russell and Jay Sean.

Notes to Editors

The film is a BBC/Open University co-production for Sport Relief 2006 (http://www. sportrelief. com). The Open University's ongoing support for Sport Relief is part of its mission to increase wider participation in education and social justice both in the UK and the developing world.

NatWest is the proud sponsor of Sport Relief’s celebrity cricket team. Winner of two Hollis awards for an innovative cricket sponsorship programme spanning over 25 years, NatWest hopes their support will help to raise awareness of projects in the area and encourage the great British public to make a world of difference.

Interviews and photographs are available on request

Go the Extra Mile on Sport Relief Saturday, July 15th 2006. Visit Sports Relief (http://www. sportrelief. com) to find out more

To make a donation, call 08457 910 910 (local call charges apply)

Sport Relief was set up by Comic Relief and BBC Sport to tackle poverty and disadvantage here at home and overseas

Since its launch in 2002, Sport Relief has raised over £30 million

Half of the money raised will be spent in the UK to help give those living in disadvantaged and divided communities a better life; the other half will help children and young people in the world’s poorest countries, faced with the daily reality of extreme poverty, abuse and exploitation

Sport Relief is an initiative of Comic Relief, registered charity 326568, in association with BBC Sport

For more information on NatWest’s cricket sponsorship contact:

Nigel Owen, Media Relations Manager

Tel: 020 7672 1932

Email: Nigel. owen @ natwest. com

THE PROJECTS VISITED

International Children’s Trust

India has 15 million working children – the highest number in the world – and because of long working hours, these children can’t attend school. The International Children’s Trust gives them the chance to get back into education by setting up ‘transit’ schools and evening classes.

The Railway Children

There are currently an estimated 200,000 children living on the streets of every one of India’s major cities. The Railway Children project provides health, education and shelter to these street children. It also provides support to children who live on India’s railways.

Methodist Relief and Development Fund

The tsunami in December 2004 caused devastating damage along the south-eastern coastline of India. This project supplies clean food, water, and health aid to the affected communities, and has help them to start rebuilding their lives.

International Children’s Trust

8,000 people died when the tsunami hit the Indian city of Tamil Nadu with 140,000 people still living in relief centres today. This project carries on the work of the NTTRC, set up shortly after the Tsunami struck. It will provide relief and rehabilitation to thousands of people who are trying to regain their livelihoods.

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TechWorld Medicals NasalCare® Nasal Cleanse Kit Named “Best New Product” at ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy Conference

TechWorld Medicals NasalCare® Nasal Cleanse Kit Named “Best New Product” at ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy Conference

NasalCare® has been named "Best New Product" at the 2010 ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy Conference. It is a nasal-sinus irrigation system with a patented anti-backflow technology that has overcome the problems of back wash contamination and the associated risk of sinus re-infection, growing concerns in the medical community. The device is also much more user-friendly than neti pots.

Downingtown, PA (PRWEB) March 9, 2010

TechWorld Medicals received the “Best New Product” award for its NasalCare® Nasal Cleanse Kits at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy conference held in Dallas last week.

The “Best New Product” is voted by retail buyers from 75 major drug store chains across North America. “About 90 companies including some Fortune 100 drug makers competed for the award; as a woman - and minority-owned small business, we are very proud that our 10 years of research and investment on this product finally paid off,” said Dr. Lilly Zhang, founder and president of TechWorld Medicals.

NasalCare® is a nasal-sinus irrigation system with patented anti-backflow technology (http://nasalcleanse. com/advantages. html) that has overcome the problems of back wash contamination and the associated risk of sinus re-infection, growing concerns in the medical community. Yet, both issues are associated with conventional bottles sold on the current market.

Cold, flu, allergies and sinusitis are the most common diseases. More and more doctors, including Dr. Oz, a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, recommend nasal irrigation (nasal cleansing) for nasal congestion, sinus infections, sinusitis, post-nasal drip, colds and flu and allergies.

However, not all nasal irrigators are created equally. With the traditional neti pot, users must tilt their heads sideways, which is difficult to do and brings the risk of ear infections. This method also does not thoroughly clean the sinuses since the neti pot lacks the force to send the solution into the sinuses.

Some squeeze bottles crush easily and cause the nasal solution to flow back into the bottle, and it is difficult to clean the contaminated narrow tube. This makes sinus re-infection through nasal back wash a big risk as reported on the first day of the Rhinology World 2009 conference held in Philadelphia. This finding was made by ENT surgeons at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada, led by Dr. Amin Javer, current Director and Clinical Faculty at St. Paul's Sinus Center.

According to the company, the patented anti-backflow technology helps prevent contamination and is easier to clean after use. A protective cap prevents bacteria and debris from entering the NasalCare® reservoir when not in use.

As opposed to some more traditional nasal irrigation systems, NasalCare® also features a positive pressure flow so that patients don’t have to tip their heads when using, noted Dr. Lilly Zhang, President of TechWorld Medicals.

The patented nasal rinse mix included with the starter kit has overcome the sting and nasal dryness problems of regular saline. The NasalCare® nasal cleanse solution (http://nasalcleanse. com/soothing-solution. html) is pH balanced and features mineral-rich sea salt, as well as soothing aloe extract, for a powerful sinus rinse that is gentle on the delicate nasal lining, yet more effective than regular saline.

According to James Liu, MD, PhD, senior vice president of the company, “nasal irrigation with NasalCare® is as simple as brushing your teeth, and it is so safe and natural that even pregnant women, small children, and the elderly can use it as an allergy treatment or sinus infection remedy.”
Suggested retail price is $14.99 for both the adult size and pediatric version.

The event was sponsored by Drug Store News (http://www. drugstorenews. com/section. aspx? id=193&menuid=793).

About the company: TechWorld Medicals, Inc. is a subsidiary of TechWorld Corporation, Inc., a women and minority-owned business, which is engaged in the research, development, and manufacture of medical devices, OTC drugs, and dietary supplements. The company was founded in 1998, and has developed 13 unique healthcare products. The key technologies are protected by more than 10 patents in the US and other countries.

For information: http://www. nasalcleanse. com (http://www. nasalcleanse. com)
Email: info (at) techworldcorp (dot) com
Phone: 610-873-2952

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Friday, January 30, 2004

Lady Of America Corporate Headquarters Shocks Franchise Community By Offering New Members Fitness Stimulus Package

Lady Of America Corporate Headquarters Shocks Franchise Community By Offering New Members Fitness Stimulus Package

Free Enrollment Offered for One Week at Fitness Centers Nationwide

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2009

Lady of America knows the importance of exercise during stressful times and has offered recession relief (http://www. ladyofamerica. com/about/apr_09_09.asp). From May 1 - May 7, Lady of America and LOA Fitness for Women locations nationwide will offer free enrollment. New members will not be asked to pay a sign-up fee and memberships are only $15 per month with no long-term commitment. All are encouraged to visit www. ladyofamerica. com to find the nearest participating Lady of America club or call 800-833-5239 for more information.

"We're stepping out on a limb offering this kind of discount nationwide, however, just because the economy is out of shape doesn't mean Americans should be," said Gerry Weber, CEO of Lady of America Franchise Corporation.

Lady of America and LOA Fitness for Women clubs offer a complete workout experience to help members achieve their fitness goals. The women-focused centers were first in their competitive set to provide Zumba® classes to members, and strength and toning equipment designed specifically to fit women's smaller frames. Lady of America's full-service clubs also feature Pilates, Yoga and all level group fitness classes alongside amenities such as sauna, tanning, childcare, massage and personal training.

About Lady of America Franchise Corporation:
For more than 25 years, Lady of America Franchise Corporation has been an innovator in the constantly evolving business of women's fitness (http://www. ladyofamerica. com/about/apr_09_09.asp). Lady of America was established in 1984 with the goal of providing a safe and rewarding environment to women working on their fitness and lifestyle goals while enjoying the company and support of other women. Today, they are the world's largest full-service chain of women's fitness centers with approximately 300 franchises in operation across 45 states and nine countries under the brands; Lady of America, LOA Fitness for Women, Ladies Workout Express, Workout Express and Health Clubs of America fitness centers.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2004

James Scott Farrin Sponsors Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s ‘Light the Night’ Walk

James Scott Farrin Sponsors Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s ‘Light the Night’ Walk

For the second straight year, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin was a Silver Sponsor of the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual “Light the Night” Walks in Raleigh, NC and Durham, NC.

Durham, NC (PRWEB) December 9, 2010

For the second straight year, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin was a Silver Sponsor of the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual “Light the Night” Walks in Raleigh, NC and Durham, NC.

The two-mile Raleigh, NC loop walk, held on Oct. 9, began and ended at Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh. The two-mile Durham, NC walk, held on Oct. 22, centered around the American Tobacco Campus near downtown Durham.

In addition to the firm sponsorship, about 40 employees raised funds individually as part of the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin Walking Team. The firm’s social service committee also held a bake sale for fellow employees to raise money for the event.

“Several members of our firm family have been effected by these devastating diseases, and we wanted to support them through sponsoring these walks,” says founder and president James Scott Farrin.

“In addition to firm sponsorship, I am touched that so many firm members and their families spent their personal time participating in the Durham, NC Light the Night Walk and raising money for this worthwhile cause.”

According to Emily Roland, Campaign Manager for the Triangle (NC) Light The Night Walk, nearly 4,000 people participated in the two Triangle Walks, raising $400,000 for blood cancer research and patient services.

“We are grateful to many generous individuals and sponsors who have lent their support to this year’s Light The Night Walks,” Roland said, “Their participation goes a long way toward bringing attention to the critical need to find cures and provide families with ongoing care and support.”

Light the Night events are held each year in communities across the United States and Canada. Individuals and teams gather pledges to raise money for blood cancer research, education and patient support. Thousands of walkers carry illuminated balloons – gold in memorial for loved ones lost, white for survivors and red for supporters – shining a hopeful light in the dark world of cancer. Since its founding in 1949, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) has invested more than $600 million in research targeting blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, including providing more than $6.5 million to support local cancer research at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. Funds are also used to provide vital services and healthcare information to patients and their families.

About the Firm:

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is headquartered in the American Tobacco Historic District, adjacent to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, in Durham, North Carolina, with 12 additional offices statewide in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford and Wilson. The firm’s 29 attorneys focus on the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Mass Torts and Products Liability. Four of the attorneys are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is involved in the community, including sponsorship of local philanthropic organizations and an active employee matching donation program.

Contact Information:
Eric Sanchez
800-220-7321
Http://www. farrin. com
Http://www. facebook. com/LawOfficesofJamesScottFarrin
Http://www. twitter. com/FarrinLaw

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Kaiser Permanente Southern California to Offer FitOrbit Online Personal Training to Targeted Patients

Kaiser Permanente Southern California to Offer FitOrbit Online Personal Training to Targeted Patients

Kaiser Permanente Southern California, which provides health coverage to over 3 million Southern California residents, announced today its roll-out of an online personal fitness and training service pilot program, called FitOrbit, to selected members who are struggling to lose weight.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2010

Kaiser Permanente Southern California, which provides health coverage to over 3 million Southern California residents, announced today its roll-out of an online personal fitness and training service pilot program, called FitOrbit, to selected members who are struggling to lose weight.

FitOrbit will provide a limited number of members with a dedicated, online, certified personal trainer who will provide each participant with a customized, personal daily workout and nutrition plan, designed to help patients fight obesity and other preventable diseases.

“Preventing illness and promoting wellness are the top priorities at Kaiser Permanente. Collaborating with FitOrbit provides Kaiser Permanente members with a customized personal fitness and nutrition solution that has measurable results,” says Jeffrey Weisz, MD, executive medical director of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group.

FitOrbit founder and fitness industry pioneer Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of Body By Jake Global, says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Getting people to lose weight and get in shape is the best way to prevent many health issues in the first place. Therefore, we are thrilled to be working with Kaiser Permanente – the leader in innovative preventive health care—on this pilot.” 

Kaiser Permanente’s FitOrbit pilot is part of a national trend in healthcare focused on improving American’s health by decreasing obesity. The program will roll-out April 2010.

Launched in June 2009, FitOrbit provides personal fitness and weight loss training over the internet. 79% of active FitOrbit users seeking to lose 25 or more pounds see consistent weight loss of 1 to 2 lbs/week with the help of their FitOrbit trainer. FitOrbit arms its hundreds of certified personal trainers with Web and mobile training, monitoring, and support tools to infuse accessibility, accountability, and measurability into the delivery of one-on-one personal training over the internet.

How the FitOrbit/Kaiser Permanente Program Works
Members of Kaiser Permanente Southern California who are 29 to 45 years old, and 25 or more pounds overweight, with regular Internet access at home or work, will be selected by a designated ‘Fitness Champion’ physician.

Selected Kaiser Permanente members will receive 13 weeks of FitOrbit. Each member will receive one-on-one personal training and meal planning with their FitOrbit personal trainer of choice. FitOrbit personal trainers will deliver weekly workout and meal plans, offer unlimited access and support, and provide motivation.

Participants will log their daily fitness activities, including what they actually ate for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, and what exercises they accomplished. FitOrbit personal trainers monitor and track participant activity logging to provide time-sensitive fitness guidance and workout and meal plan modifications to accommodate any challenges that arise during the week.

Kaiser Permanente members who would like to take part in the FitOrbit program can contact Kaiser Permanente’s Healthy Living Helpline for more information at 1-866-402-4320 (toll free). Non Kaiser Permanente members interested in the FitOrbit program can visit www. FitOrbit. com.

About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 3.3 million members in Southern California. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health. For more information, go to: http://www. kp. org/newscenter/ (http://www. kp. org/newscenter/).

About Global Fitness Media (makers of FitOrbit)
Global Fitness Media was founded in 2008 by fitness industry pioneer Jake Steinfeld (Chairman of Body By Jake Global, Founder of ExerciseTV and Major League Lacrosse, and previously Founder of FitTV). Global Fitness Media’s two products are FitOrbit, which takes the proven formula of one-on-one personal training online, and removes barriers to fitness for users worldwide by delivering personal training with unprecedented efficiency, flexibility, and affordability; and the award winning location-based restaurant nutrition information search product GoodFoodNearYou, which is available for the iPhone, Android devices, BlackBerry Devices and of course online.

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Sunday, January 25, 2004

On-the-Record Scenesetter for the UN’s Upcoming Millennium Development Goals Summit

On-the-Record Scenesetter for the UN’s Upcoming Millennium Development Goals Summit

On-the-Record Press Teleconference with UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin, Vice President for Public Policy Peter Yeo and Senior Director of Partnerships for Energy and Climate Leslie Cordes.

Washington, DC (Vocus) September 15, 2010

The United Nations Foundation will host a press teleconference with UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin to help set the stage and provide background in advance of next week’s historic UN Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Summit taking place September 20-22, 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the MDGs, where President Barack Obama and other world leaders, will deliver a plan to advance progress in reaching these goals.

The MDGs are eight goals that all 192 United Nations member-states have agreed to help achieve. They offer a road map to end poverty and its root causes and tackle the biggest problems facing the world today – these include global poverty, women’s and children’s health, hunger, and education. According to the latest nationwide polling, the UN Foundation has found that 68% of Americans agree that these issues should be at the forefront of a global conversation. Americans, together, with the rest of the world’s citizens, say that these issues deserve more attention and focus. For more details, please visit http://www. unfoundation. org/mdgs.

Who:
Kathy Calvin, CEO, UN Foundation
Peter Yeo, Vice President, Public Policy and Public Affairs, UN Foundation; Executive Director, Better World Campaign
Leslie Cordes, Senior Director of Partnerships, Energy and Climate, UN Foundation

When: 11:30 a. m. ET, Thursday, September 16, 2010

How: To join the media teleconference, please dial 1-800-311-9402/ 1-334-323-7224 Int'l. Passcode: MDG. Please RSVP to Amy DiElsi at adielsi(at)unfoundation(dot)org if you plan on joining the call.

About the United Nations Foundation
The United Nations Foundation, a public charity was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. We build and implement public/private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and work to broaden support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach. Through our campaigns and partnerships, we connect people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The campaigns we conduct reduce child mortality, empower women and girls, create a new energy future, secure peace and human rights, and promote technology innovation to improve health outcomes. These solutions are helping the UN advance the eight global targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For more information, visit http://www. unfoundation. org.

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Saturday, January 24, 2004

Fine Organics Now Hosts Miessence's Organic Skin Care, Personal Care Products

Fine Organics Now Hosts Miessence's Organic Skin Care, Personal Care Products

Fine Organics (www. fineorganics. eu) adds a wide range of certified organic skin care products and more from Miessence™ for sale on its site.

(PRWEB) February 20, 2007

Fine Organics is now selling Miessence™, a wholly organic (http://www. fineorganics. eu/g/5658/organic. html) personal care line and the first certified organic skin care brand on the planet.

Miessence™ is the only organic line that hosts a wide variety of certified organic skin care (http://www. fineorganics. eu/), hair, cosmetic and personal care products. The Miessence™ line includes body, face, oral and skin care cosmetics.

Some products include toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, foundation and a variety of skin care (http://www. fineorganics. eu/) products. Almost all of the ingredients found in the Miessence™ line are certified organic. This means a minimum of 95 percent of all ingredients of agricultural origin are certified organic. The remaining ingredients cannot be synthetic chemicals or artificially processed ingredients.

"We, at Fine Organics, believe that an organic lifestyle is better for you," said the research team at Fine Organics. "There is a wide variety of published and unpublished evidence about the dangers of chemicals to one's health. Toxins should be avoided wherever possible, and it's better for the environment, too."

The Miessence™ certified organic product line is a comprehensive range of skin care and body care products approved by the world's four leading organic certifying bodies, the USDA, JAS, IFOAM and, the Biological Farmers of Australia (BFA), Australia's leading organic certifier. These certifying organizations are helping set and maintain standards in the skin care and cosmetic industries.

About Miessence™ (www. miessenceproducts. com):

ONE Group manufactures all Miessence™ products in Australia by One Group (or Organic and Natural Enterprise Group Pty Ltd). ONE Group has an unwavering commitment to the health and vitality of customers and the sustainability of our earth's natural resources.

About Fine Organics (www. fineorganics. eu)

Fine Organics was set up to give people the ability to take on an organic (http://www. fineorganics. eu/g/5658/organic. html) life style by providing a wide quality range of skin care and personal care products for a variety of budgets and requirements.

Contact Information:

Fine Organics

Info @ fineorganics. eu

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Thursday, January 22, 2004

Get Fit with Mr. Universe; Guaranteed Results with Online Fitness Coaching; This is the Year to Get Fit and Healthy

Get Fit with Mr. Universe; Guaranteed Results with Online Fitness Coaching; This is the Year to Get Fit and Healthy

Nordine Zouareg, former Mr. Universe and Mr. World, wants to prevent another New Year's resolution from going down the drain. People try to stick to a New Year's resolution to get fit, but find themselves dropping out of the program before January is over. "I want to stop that process," says Nordine. "You can become fit and healthy if your inspiration to change comes from within, not from a need for outward approval. My Mindful Fitness Revolution Program will show you how!"

Oro Valley, AZ (PRWEB) December 21, 2006

Nordine Zouareg, former Mr. Universe and Mr. World, wants to prevent another New Year's resolution from going down the drain.

People are stressed, overweight and can't stick to an exercise program. They've tried in the past to stick to a New Year's resolution to get fit, but find themselves dropping out of the program before January is over.

"I want to stop that process," says Nordine. "You can become fit and healthy if your inspiration to change comes from within, not from a need for outward approval. My Mindful Fitness Revolution Program will show you how!

"When most of my clients begin their Mindful Fitness Revolution program, they are:

·Stressed, overweight and depressed

·They crave acceptance from others, rather from themselves

·They focus on their need for others' approval, not what they want for themselves

·Their determination is ego-driven -- they focus on outward rewards, not on what they truly desire

·Worst of all, their discipline to change is short-lived

"When clients finish my Mindful Fitness Revolution program, they

·Have gained muscle tone and lost fat

·They have lowered their stress levels and accomplished more than they ever dreamed of

·They have gained a new sense of self-approval and self-acceptance

·They have gained soul-driven determination

·They have gained permanent willpower to continue their healthy fitness lifestyle!"

Work with Nordine Zouareg online for 12 weeks and then have an extra four weeks free. Results are guaranteed if a person is committed to this program. This offer is limited to the first 30 people who sign up. Those who sign up will receive:

A 12-week personal online fitness coaching with Nordine Zouareg and 4 free extra weeks of personal online fitness coaching with Nordine A personalized and new approach to fitness, the Mindful Fitness Revolution approach A personalized and updated exercise plan A personalized and updated nutritional plan Unlimited e-mails to Nordine for 16 weeks

In order to lose weight from the body, people first need to lose that weight from their minds. Why do people accept responsibility for what they do, but not for how they think? There is a missing link between knowing and doing.

The missing link is Mindful Fitness Revolution.

To learn more, go to Nordine's website, www. tripleimpactcoaching. com.

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JK Harris Advisors Strongly Suggest Working with Financial Planner

JK Harris Advisors Strongly Suggest Working with Financial Planner

Using a financial planner can benefit everyone, according to JK Harris Advisors.

North Charleston, S. C. (PRWEB) December 2, 2007

Why do so many people believe they can manage their own financial affairs without professional guidance? That is what Scott Spann, a Certified Financial Planner with JK Harris Advisors, LLC, would like to know.

"Just as you see your doctor for checkups, your lawyer for legal advice, and your mechanic for tune-ups, you should consult a qualified financial advisor for financial planning," Spann said. "A comprehensive financial plan can help you make smart financial decisions and guide you through a myriad of tough choices that affect your life."

According to a recent study by the Wall Street Journal Marketing Research Department, the most important financial decisions for families surveyed are as follows:
Maintaining my existing lifestyle. Increasing my current asset level. Maintaining my current asset level. Affording health care for my family. Managing investment risk.

Sitting down with a skilled professional can help you achieve the greatest absolute return over the years and also subject you to the lowest overall taxes along the way. An advisor can show you how to properly allocate investments among various accounts and work with you to integrate your investment and financial goals.

"For most people, simply knowing they are on track to achieve their financial goals is the greatest benefit of having a financial plan," Spann said. "However, financial planning is much more than just peace of mind. Little changes during the planning process can make big differences."

Spann suggests checking your asset allocation periodically, every year or so, to determine whether it needs adjustment. He also states you should periodically re-examine your risk tolerance and investment profile, especially as you get closer to your goal.

"You may discover you need to tweak your portfolio's risk exposure over time," Spann said.

About JK Harris Advisors:
JK Harris Advisors, LLC, (www. jkharrisadvisors. com) based in North Charleston, S. C., is a SEC Registered Investment Adviser with notice filings in 43 states and the District of Columbia. The firm is affiliated with the JK Harris family of companies, which together, comprise the nation's largest organizations specializing in tax resolution and debt management issues.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Presidential Candidate John Joseph Kennedy Eclipses the 2004 U. S. Presidential Elections

Presidential Candidate John Joseph Kennedy Eclipses the 2004 U. S. Presidential Elections

The world is being impacted by Presidential Candidate John Joseph Kennedy, a true democrat and write-in candidate for the President of the United States for 2004. Since the announcement of his write-in candidacy at the 11th hour, Kennedy is eclipsing the other presidential candidates as millions of Americans realize there is another choice, a choice that will put the power back into the hands of the American people where it belongs.

(PRWEB) October 18, 2004

The world is being impacted by Presidential Candidate John Joseph Kennedy, a true democrat and write-in candidate for the President of the United States for 2004. Since the announcement of his write-in candidacy at the 11th hour, Kennedy is eclipsing the other presidential candidates for 2004 as millions of Americans realize there is another choice, a choice that will put the power back into the hands of the American people where it belongs.

John Joseph Kennedy is rapidly changing the direction of the 2004 U. S. presidential elections. He wants all Americans to understand that he has an excellent opportunity to win the necessary votes to become the next President of the United States of America on November 2 by just writing in his name. John Joseph Kennedy tells us,

"AN IMPORTANT FACT: 60 percent of American Voters have decided not to vote for either Kerry or Bush as they are the same two-faced coin. They say Kerry is the lesser of two evils, therefore it is still a vote for evil! What you see in the media reflect that Kerry and Bush are tied 50/50, however, this is only 20 percent of the actual voters. As America is waking up to the fact that John Joseph Kennedy is running as the President for ALL the people, millions of voters are now planning to vote for JJK. All JJK needs is 22 percent or more to win! Be part of the victory and help John reclaim America. Write in John Joseph Kennedy on the November 2 ballot."

On September 29, 2004 during the live Webcast of the radio talk show called, “Mysteries of the Mind”, host Alex Merklinger presented many excellent and very important topics during this 90-minute interview of John Joseph Kennedy. When asked to describe the first things he would do as President of the United States of America, John Joseph Kennedy said,

"I would thank God that he chose me and he led me into this office which I have always known is his calling for me. And I would thank Him for helping me to wake up America... I would change the locks of the White House, cordon it off as a major crime scene... It needs to be a clean sweep to see what's there, it's dirty, it's tainted. I would not conduct business out of there my first days in office. I want to conduct office in a clean and sacred environment. So wherever that environment is that I choose, I would bring in the spiritual leaders of all religions to do a ceremony, a christening of all religions for the Highest good of all and to reclaim America as the birthright of our country and the White House as the home of our country and make it sacred and clean again. So that's the first thing I would do."

"The next thing I would do is annul the presidency of George W. Bush. It is an illegal occupation of the White House in the same format that Iraq is an illegal occupation. He does not belong there, he legally does not belong there and I would prosecute him for everything that he did. Furthermore, by annulling his presidency then you just completely dismantle everything illegally that he has set up so you don't have to go after each of those things individually to dismantle them, you do the blanket clean sweep of it. It would be a citizen's arrest on all of them. This country is ours. The White House is ours, the capitol is ours. It does not belong to those seasoned criminals. That's all we have to do and that's all we will do, it's a clean sweep. They have been violating every single law, it just goes on and on. We won't fully understand what has happened until we get in there and assess everything...It's really about simply taking our power back and we take it back right now!"

This important interview of John Joseph Kennedy can be heard in its entirety at:

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Following is an outline of John Joseph Kennedy's key campaign issues on his website at www. JohnJosephKennedy. com.

NATIONAL SECURITY:

This is my highest priority...America first! It's an inside job. At the highest level on down, I will see that those who are really responsible for the insidious acts of terrorism in our country, and around the world, be prosecuted to the fullest extent of all domestic and international laws. Right the Wrong!

IRAQ:

U. S. occupation of Iraq to cease as a Bush family Nazi-esque imposed "Concentration Camp". As President I will insure that our military and the TRUE SPIRIT of the American people join forces with the United Nations as life-giving humanitarians to rebuild the mass-destruction created by the Bush family in Iraq and other parts of the world. This insanity is going to stop. Period. Right the Wrong!

NATIONAL ECONOMY:

As President I will support and initiate a total economic reformation to include balancing the budget, laying the groundwork for a return to the Gold Standard and many other solid programs to free Americans from the bondage of debt and fear that has enslaved them for many years. Create new jobs with fair and realistic wages and benefits. Right the Wrong! (For more on jobs see *Spirit of Entrepreneurship-item 11)

STOP THE WAR AGAINST CHILDREN:

Non-Violence in Schools. Non-Violence in children's television programming, publishing, games and websites. Criminal prosecution of everyone that violates or contributes to this abusive violence against children. Far-reaching child abuse programs for Prevention of Child and Domestic Abuse. Healing of innocent children who are victims of child abuse. This is of the utmost importance and lies at the very heart of the spiritual malady plaguing America. I have worked for the last 20 years as a citizen, Board Member of San Francisco Child Abuse Council (1985-1986), an activist, writer, motivational speaker, and producer on all of these issues. I have a profound awareness and understanding of these issues, and a comprehensive, non-negotiable plan to remedy them. Right the Wrong!

NON-VIOLENCE IN THE MEDIA-All Genres:

As President I will initiate an ecliptic program to end the prevailing violence in the media, which permeates every aspect of our lives and mind. Mind is one of the greatest powers there is. Thought is our use of this power. We must order our minds to think positively and constructively at all times. End the fictitious scripting in the news media. Truth, and only Truth, will set us free! Right the Wrong!

COMPASSIONATE MISSION TO END THE WAR ON HOMELESSNESS:

Rebuild the infrastructure of America First dollar for dollar what has been allotted for the war in Iraq. We must begin with the homeless, the poor and the tens of millions of Americans who are only a few paychecks away from being homeless. Right the Wrong!

UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE/HEALTH:

It is appalling that the richest nation in the World has 44 Million Americans without Health Care. Affordable Health Care for All! As President, I will also fight to find a cure for A. I.D. S. I will support and promote the ultimate care of A. I.D. S patients and those afflicted with the HIV virus both in America and globally. I will lift the ban on stem cell research. Right the Wrong!

RESTORATION OF OUR CIVIL and CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS:

As President, I will totally repeal the fraudulent “Patriot Act”, with a special focus on individuals Rights to Privacy. I will institute constitutional law, restore all individual rights of privacy and autonomy that is the birthright of every American citizen. We must never forget who stripped these from us. It was not only the Republican Bush family administration, but also masquerading Democrats, including Senator John Kerry, Senator John Edwards, Ms. Hillary Clinton, et al. I will re-design the abusive Social Security system (there is nothing "secure" about your SSN) with its criminal and flagrant abuse of our individual rights to privacy, by issuing every American citizen a new Personal Security Number (PSN) and abolishing the SSN as we know it today.

I will start with a clean slate. Every American deserves this. Furthermore, I will continue to expose the secret government and black box budgets and make the government transparent, accountable and responsive to the US citizens. I will stop the intimidation of US citizens. I will stop the fear tactics by the Bush family administration and US government. I will re-direct military spending to domestic programs of health, homelessness and create a new infrastructure to support and finance humanitarian programs for the handicapped and under-privileged.

I support all civil rights for ALL people and whole-heartedly support the legal recognition of same-sex marriages. Simple solution: Equal rights for ALL humankind. Right the Wrong!

ENVIRONMENT and ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE:

Protect the oceans and her inhabitants! Permanent ban on Low and Mid-Frequency Sonar Testing and international whaling. Strictest enforcement of the laws to prevent toxic waste, toxic dumping and toxic industries. I will restore and enforce all environmental protection laws that have been stripped, raped and illegally destroyed by the Bush family administration. As I have always done, I will make a life-long commitment to the environment and protect our wilderness areas.

I will stop the Bush family's manipulation of the elements of nature (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes) which have wrecked insurmountable havoc on our environment and disturbed the natural-flow of all life on this planet. They (especially Bush Sr.) have done this for personal, political and financial gain and greed. I have already begun to expose their "stalking and looting of the American people" with their vast environmental insurance scams and other seemingly benevolent programs and will continue to do so until the insanity stops! And it stops at the front door of the maniacal Bush family and their control over the White House. Period. They have no real power. Only control. There is a difference. It is time the entire Bush family, and all environmental polluters, are held criminally, socially and spiritually accountable. Furthermore, we must no longer be held hostage to oil.

We must create long overdue development of renewable energy resources and alternative technologies, universal standard of fuel economy and renewable energy technologies. Right the Wrong!

REBUILD INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Repair the damage that the entire Bush family, and their criminal administrations in Washington, D. C., Texas and Florida have perpetuated onto the world. Restore America's dignity and integrity in the eyes of the world. Heal international relationships, fix broken treaties, declare peace and institute a Department of Peace and a Junior Academy of Peace for Children. Right the Wrong!

SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: In each of us is a creative spirit. As your President I will restore the Arts in schools. I will also encourage, support and finance the Arts and the bright ideas and business ventures of the American People. Renew and rebuild the American Dream through creativity, the Arts and Small Businesses, thus creating unlimited American-conceived and initiated job opportunities for our citizens. Americans are our greatest asset and we must always celebrate the successes of all Americans; not tear them down once they have achieved it like they did to Martha Stewart; the personification of the America Dream! Right the Wrong!

Write in "John Joseph Kennedy" as your next President on the ballot for November 2, 2004.

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As Layoffs Increase Nationally, Atlanta's Coverdell Launches Suite of Healthcare Discount Programs; Saving Consumers Up to 60 Percent on Healthcare Spending

As Layoffs Increase Nationally, Atlanta's Coverdell Launches Suite of Healthcare Discount Programs; Saving Consumers Up to 60 Percent on Healthcare Spending

Atlanta-based Coverdell this week launched Reassurance Health -- a new suite of affordable healthcare discounts programs that will allow consumers nationwide to save up to 60 percent on out-of-pocket healthcare costs. Reassurance Health offers seven individual and family programs -- with discounts on services such as over-the-counter medicines, hospital care, and flat-rate reimbursement for doctor visits.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 10, 2009

With the massive layoffs of the past week, unemployment has risen to levels not seen for decades, making quality healthcare either too expensive or simply unavailable for millions. Atlanta-based Coverdell this week launched Reassurance Health (http://www. reassurancehealth. com/ (http://www. reassurancehealth. com/)) -- a new suite of affordable healthcare discounts programs that will allow consumers nationwide to save up to 60 percent on out-of-pocket healthcare costs. Reassurance Health offers seven individual and family programs -- with discounts on services such as over-the-counter medicines, hospital care, and flat-rate reimbursement for doctor visits.

Coverdell is a leading provider and innovator in non-insurance health benefit programs, with programs currently serving more than six million members nationwide.

"Reassurance Health is a low-cost alternative that offers partial reimbursement for doctor visits, hospital visits, and accident and emergency medical care," said Vincent DiBenedetto, CEO, Coverdell. "The Reassurance Health programs are not health insurance, but are a great way for anyone to save money on every aspect of their healthcare. The Reassurance Health healthcare discount programs (http://www. reassurancehealth. com/plans/) are easy to use, cover a multitude of products and services, and provide flexibility. With a 30-day money back guarantee, there is nothing to lose."

The new Reassurance Health programs offer two categories of plans:
1. Basic Savings Plans - Members' discounts are available in a simple, three-step process:
Members enroll in a program (with a 30-day money back guarantee) and receive a health discount card with access to provider networks. The members choose providers within the network and purchase products or services. They present their membership cards and pay discounted rates ranging from five to 60 percent off at the time of service on prescriptions, dental care, vision care, and more, which can lower their out-of-pocket healthcare expenses immediately. No forms or other steps are required. 2. Savings Plus - Offers additional cost-reduction options.
Offers on-the-spot discounts plus what are known as "scheduled indemnity" benefits. Depending on the plan selected, these options will pay a flat dollar amount listed for each benefit regardless of any other health insurance payments made to the doctor/hospital or to the customer. For example, under the Savings Plus Ultimate Plan, a member is covered for $50 per doctor visit. If the member visits the doctor and is charged $40, the reimbursement is still paid at $50. Best of all, these benefits are paid directly to the member and may be used in any way the member wants.

New Programs Supplement Health Insurance
These health discount (http://www. reassurancehealth. com/plans/compare. php) programs are not health insurance. Instead, they are membership plans that can supplement health insurance savings. The Reassurance Health programs are also suited for people without health insurance who need options for managing their healthcare costs.

"We've designed these plans to help the greatest number of people possible. Anyone who wants to save money on their healthcare can join Reassurance Health: people with or without health insurance; people who have been laid off; single or married; young or old," said DiBenedetto.

Because Reassurance Health is not insurance, there are no physical examinations or personal restrictions other than a 12-month waiting period on pre-existing conditions. These plans are not available in Florida, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Vermont and Washington.

By the Numbers (Note to reporters/editors: Additional background is available at www. ReassuranceHealth. com/press (http://www. ReassuranceHealth. com/press))
Forty-seven million people in the U. S. lack health insurance, including eight million children under the age of 18. 83 percent of the uninsured are in working families The average American family spent more than $3,200 a year on health-related expenses not covered by their insurance, according to the U. S. Department of Labor's 2005 Consumer Expenditures survey. 11 million non-elderly Americans (ages 18-64) with chronic physical illnesses (such as heart disease, diabetes, and asthma) are not getting the medical care they need due to lack of health insurance coverage. 62.1 percent of Americans without health insurance live in households with a full-time worker; 21.3 percent with a part-time worker Nationally, 41 percent of uninsured adults report being unable to see a doctor when needed due to costs involved, compared to nine percent of adults who have healthcare coverage. An estimated 14 percent of all non-elderly adults were underinsured in 2007. These adults have some form of insurance, typically with high deductibles, and still spend more than 10 percent of their annual income on medical costs.

More information about the various discount plans and online enrollment is available at www. ReassuranceHealth. com. Additional information is also available by calling 866-440-0528.

About Coverdell
Coverdell (http://www. coverdell. com/) is a full-service marketing services company with offices in Atlanta, Chicago and Montreal. It is a renowned provider of loyalty and fee-income products, with established partnerships with major financial institutions, corporations, and insurance companies across North America. Coverdell provides non-insured health benefits to more than six million individuals across the US.

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New Conservative Organization Launched: Conservatives of America Seeks to Unite U. S. Conservatives and Hold Washington Accountable

New Conservative Organization Launched: Conservatives of America Seeks to Unite U. S. Conservatives and Hold Washington Accountable

The conservative answer to MoveOn. org goes live December 11 -- ConservativesOfAmerica. com.

St. Louis (PRWEB) December 10, 2009

Conservatives of America (http://conservativesofamerica. com), a new conservative organization hoping to give a strong voice to marginalized U. S. conservatives, has announced that has emerged from its formative stages and is now seeking members.

The organization was founded this September in St. Louis by Bill Murphy, a small business owner and real estate consultant. Murphy hopes to galvanize the American conservative movement by uniting a group he feels has been marginalized by the media and the Obama administration. “The winds of change have blown us off course,” said Murphy. “The Tea Party movement has swept across the country. People are upset about higher taxes and big government. They need a unified voice. American conservatives want to be heard—and Conservatives of America gives them that voice.”

Conservatives of America wants to show its emerging grassroots strength via what it calls “The Count.” The Count is simply the growing tally of Conservatives of America members. The organization anticipates membership into the millions.

“People are angry. They feel ignored and trampled upon. They’re worried about runaway taxes and a complete lack of fiscal responsibility by our government. We know bigger government is not the answer—and we’re looking for people that want to join with us in standing against it,” said Murphy. “We’re not a political party; we’re simply a grassroots movement that anticipates huge growth. And we want to leverage that growth and change the course we’re now heading. I don’t really know what the future holds for us, but I can see a day where we contribute to political causes and lobby Congress on issues important to our members, like healthcare reform and lower taxes.”

Murphy says members will be kept abreast of the latest news of importance to conservatives via its website, ConservativesOfAmerica. com. Members will also be able to create their own blogs, where they can share their views with other conservatives. The organization will regularly inform its members about the voting records of their representatives and senators. Likewise, Conservatives of America will also keep representatives and senators informed when the organization hits key membership milestones.

“We want them to know we are watching—and that we represent a huge portion of the voting population. Somewhere along the line, government started thinking that ‘We the People’ worked for it, instead of the other way around,” said Murphy. “To say the least, our government has become fat, entitled and very, very hungry. We stand diametrically opposed to this new status quo.”

Murphy said Conservatives of America recognizes that even conservatives may disagree on the details. “But our movement isn't about the minor points. It's about the big ones that Washington seems to be missing more and more,” he said.

Membership in Conservatives of America costs $25. To join, visit ConservativesOfAmerica. com (http://conservativesofamerica. com) or call toll-free at 877-429-1776.

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Monday, January 19, 2004

Florida Hospital Chooses WaveMark's RTIM Solution to Optimize High-Value Inventory and Workflow

Florida Hospital Chooses WaveMark's RTIM Solution to Optimize High-Value Inventory and Workflow

Inventory management solution by WaveMark will track over 4,000 products in new Ginsburg Cardiac Tower.

Littleton, MA (PRWEB) February 24, 2009

WaveMark, Inc., a leading provider of real-time inventory management (RTIM) solutions for high value medical products, today announced its clinical inventory management solution, WaveMark CIMS™, has been selected by Florida Hospital to manage the hospital's high value, specialty inventory. Already successfully deployed in Florida Hospital's EP laboratory, WaveMark's RTIM technology will now be used to track cardiology physician preference products in its new Ginsburg Tower, a 15-story cardiac tower that houses 440 new patient beds, as well as one of the largest emergency departments and cardiac catheterization labs in the country.

Florida Hospital, a known leader in cardiovascular services and in employing IT strategies to manage internal processes, chose WaveMark after extensive evaluation of other inventory management solutions in the market. After deploying WaveMark CIMS, an RFID-enabled inventory control and usage tracking solution, in its EP lab, the hospital felt the solution could greatly benefit the state-of-the-art Cardiac tower, which had its groundbreaking on November 25, 2008. Florida Hospital anticipates that WaveMark's RTIM technology will enable the Cardiac Tower to quickly optimize inventory levels and effectively track expirations and recalls.

"WaveMark demonstrated a strong ROI in a trial in our EP lab, while also offering tremendous value in workflow optimization. We evaluated several systems and selected WaveMark as it stood out as the company that could best meet our needs," said Sam Braga, Supply Chain Manager, Florida Hospital. He added, "What was so impressive was that WaveMark has clinicians on staff and they understand first-hand how hospital labs work and the challenges we face. Their consultation coupled with WaveMark's easy-to-use, non-invasive, common sense approach to inventory management offered a solution that we can't imagine working without."

WaveMark CIMS uses RFID cabinets and Point of Service readers to collect information that enables real-time inventory management. The use of RFID in the process ensures accuracy and timeliness of information captured, with no time-consuming manual processes required. This streamlined workflow enables clinicians to spend more time on patient care and less time manually tracking inventory and product usage. With WaveMark CIMS, hospitals achieve optimized inventory levels, better management of product expirations and recalls, and improved charge capture.

"WaveMark is dedicated to helping hospitals across the country meet their goals to contain costs, ensure patient safety and meet regulatory compliance requirements," said John Wass, CEO of WaveMark. "Florida Hospital is a great example of a healthcare organization that understands the value of innovative solutions to support their internal processes and workflow to meet their patient care commitments. We're very pleased to be a part of Florida Hospital's landmark Cardiac Tower and look forward to helping the hospital achieve its goals to continually improve patient safety and contain costs," added Wass.

For more information about WaveMark's RFID healthcare (http://www. wavemark. net) and healthcare supply chain solutions visit http://www. wavemark. net (http://www. wavemark. net)

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Sunday, January 18, 2004

Shermco Participates in Electrical Safety Discussions at VPPPA Conference

Shermco Participates in Electrical Safety Discussions at VPPPA Conference

Jim White, training director for Shermco Industries, will discuss electrical safety issues, as well as regulatory and 70E requirements, during a panel discussion and workshop presentation at the 22nd Annual National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association (VPPPA) Conference.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2006

Jim White, training director for Shermco Industries, will discuss electrical safety issues, as well as regulatory and 70E requirements, during a panel discussion and workshop presentation at the 22nd Annual National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association (VPPPA) Conference on August 28-31, 2006, in Orlando, Fla. Shermco Industries is a leading provider of rotating apparatus and electrical power system testing, commissioning, repair, maintenance and training.

During his workshop on August 29, White, a member of the NFPA 70E Committee, “Standard for Electrical Safety in Employee Workplaces,” will present his paper about the safety requirements for working on or near live electrical parts.

“OSHA uses broad, regulatory language that is sometimes not clear in its meaning. It is important that electrical workers, and their supervisors understand how the NFPA 70E and the OSHA regulations work together to protect electrical workers,” said White. “There are several important concepts, such as ‘use of’ and ‘near’ that are frequently misunderstood by workers and their supervisors that will be discussed and clarified.”

His presentation will also include information on performing a hazard/risk analysis, PPE assessment, Energized Electrical Work Permits and other requirements for energized work.

On August 30, White will join Ken Mastrullo, safety and health manager for the U. S. Department of Labor, OSHA, and Joseph Sheehan, principal electrical engineer for the NFPA, for a panel discussion on electrical safety issues. The moderated forum will provide conference participants the opportunity to ask questions about electrical safety, OSHA regulations, NFPA 70E, PPE and changes in the industry.

ABOUT THE VPPPA CONFERENCE

The National VPPPA Conference is a forum for more than 2,500 occupational, environmental, safety and health professionals, hourly workers and managers. The four-day conference includes featured speakers from corporate America, workshops addressing current safety, health and environmental issues and the VPPPA Expo 06 with over 100 vendors. Conference participants represent professions including industrial hygienists, union representatives, consultants, environmental health specialists, human resource managers, government agency representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Energy (DOE).

ABOUT SHERMCO

Shermco Industries is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating apparatus and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of an Apparatus Services Division and an Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Tex., and a service center in Austin, Tex., Shermco Industries has over 160 full-time employees and exceeds $32 million in annual revenues. The company is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association. For more information about Shermco Industries, visit their website at www. shermco. com.

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Friday, January 16, 2004

Senate Meets on Budget, But California Lawmakers Already Failed the Grade

Senate Meets on Budget, But California Lawmakers Already Failed the Grade

“From school funding to strengthening the safety net for those most in need, the Governor and the legislature have repeatedly failed to effectively root out racial disparities,” said Tammy Johnson of Applied Research Center. “The legislature is even debating the elimination of CalWORKS at a time when unemployment in communities of color remains in double digits.”

Oakland, CA (Vocus) February 12, 2010

Applied Research Center has published its fifth edition of the “California Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity” today, February 11, as people of color look to legislative solutions to pull their communities out of the recession. Unfortunately, California lawmakers are failing the grade. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger scored an “F” in racial equity, while the State Assembly scored a “D” and the State Senate scored an “F.” Visit http://www. arc. org/reportcards (http://www. arc. org/reportcards).

Though communities of color represent nearly 60 percent of the population, the state of California’s leadership has not addressed this majority population’s needs. California state lawmakers slashed budgets across social, educational and health services last year, exacerbating long-standing racial disparities. This month, they are again threatening more of the same.

The majority of progressive racial equity bills were authored in the Assembly, with Speaker Karen Bass and members Kevin de Leon, Hector De La Torre, Tom Ammiano and Jose Solorio among the leaders. The Senate scored worse overall though President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg received a “B.” Schwarzenegger scored well on criminal justice bills supporting juveniles. But the governor’s overall score dropped 24 percent since 2007.

“From school funding to strengthening the safety net for those most in need, the Governor and the legislature have repeatedly failed to effectively root out racial disparities,” said Tammy Johnson of Applied Research Center. “The legislature is even debating the elimination of CalWORKS at a time when unemployment in communities of color remains in double digits.”

“These grades resulted from an exhaustive effort of communities state-wide to identify bills that most impacted the quality of life of people of color in 2009,” said Goro Mitchell of Community Development Institute. “It is hard to grasp that in a state with majority people of color the legislature and the governor were so unresponsive to our needs--this racial justice report card is key to promoting accountability.”

Beyond the budget, California lawmakers scored poorly on a range of bills impacting racial equity, including housing and economics, health equity, education equity, criminal justice, civil rights, and green equity. Worse still, some lawmakers authored bills that would have resulted in institutionalizing racial inequities.

“Last year’s budget meant domestic violence shelters closed, children were put on waiting lists for health care and homebound elderly and disabled people were left without adequate care,” said Nancy Berlin of California Partnership. “We need a state budget that puts families first, creates jobs and provides a strong safety net to help Californians through these tough economic times.”

Additional experts who can speak to sections of the “California Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity” include Elizabeth Sholes of California Council of Churches (budget), Sumayyah Waheed of Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (juvenile justice) and Evelyn M. Rangel-Medina of Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (green equity).

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Thursday, January 15, 2004

Sponsors Line Up For Marketing To Women Pharma & Healthcare Conference

Sponsors Line Up For Marketing To Women Pharma & Healthcare Conference

From WebMD and Publicis to Ketchum and Aetna, this year’s M2W®–HC™ — The Marketing to Pharma & Healthcare to Women Conference is sponsored by a host of proven healthcare marketing experts. Other sponsors include the American Cancer Society, Healthy Advice, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, imc2, Go Red For Women and Ogilvy PR. M2W®–HC™ will be held November 16 & 17 in the Chicago Cultural Center.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 5, 2010

“WebMD, Ketchum, Publicis, Coyne PR, LLNS, Pink Tank, Feinstein Kean Healthcare, Draftfcb, Healthy Advice, imc2, Aetna and Ogilvy PR — this year’s sponsors represent a who’s who of leading healthcare marketers,” according to Nan McCann, producer of the second annual M2W®–HC™ — The Marketing Pharma & Healthcare to Women Conference, http://www. m2w-hc. com, Nov. 16 & 17, Chicago Cultural Center.

“Our other sponsors include The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, WomenHeart, the American Cancer Society, Look Good…Feel Better, Go Red For Women, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, Healthy Women, Pentel, Get Healthy Promos. com, Carolina Pad, e-Healthcare Solutions, Today’s Chicago Woman and our Video Content Resource: SNiPPiES.”

“Through their sponsorship,” McCann explained, “they demonstrate their market leadership and expertise. They also advance a very important initiative in the pharma and healthcare field, namely good marketing communications to women, who are the number one decision makers in every area of pharma and health care. Plus, taking the lead with an M2W®–HC™ sponsorship is a win-win for everyone. It adds to the quality of the event and helps produce an audience filled with potential new clients and business partners. The learning and networking is rich.”

“For example, we’ve had attendance from a really broad range of brands including Microsoft Health Solutions, AARP, Kraft, GlaxoSmithKline, Brigham & Women’s, Clorox and Sanofi-Aventis, just to name a very few,” McCann said. ”The most successful consumer pharma and healthcare brands realize that women are the primary decision makers for almost every aspect of their business. From childcare and eldercare, to OTC pharmaceuticals, to hospitalization and insurance, women are responsible for almost all the decision making.”

“M2W®–HC™ is specially designed to educate pharma and healthcare marketers as well as brands from broader consumer categories who hope to engage with women on a topic they care about so much…the health of all the people they love. It includes new market research, case studies, how-to sessions on social media and creative tactics, panel discussions, workshops,” McCann added, “and a full roster of special events designed to facilitate peer-to-peer learning between everyone in attendance, the brand marketing executives, the speakers and the sponsors.”

“The sessions,” says McCann, “help brands navigate the new communication environment, sharpen their marketing skills, improve their efficiency and escalate their ROI with their most important customers. Attending M2W®–HC™ is imperative for anyone in the health, wellness and pharma category who wants to succeed, because women are the key.”

For conference schedule and information: http://www. m2w-hc. com or 860.724.2649 x13.
M2W®–HC™ is produced by PME® Enterprises LLC, 216 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Friendship Is Key to Helping People Get Fit, Lose Weight, and Transform Their Lives

Friendship Is Key to Helping People Get Fit, Lose Weight, and Transform Their Lives

Personal trainers and best friends Kim Murphy and Kris Carpenter discovered the importance of friendship when the two out of shape young women found each other and met regularly for exercise, leading them on to become better friends, acquire better health, renew their spirits, and run a half marathon. Kim and Kris tell you their story and how to do it yourself in their new book The Best FriendsÂ’ Guide to Getting Fit.

Washington, D. C. (PRWEB) June 29, 2005

"Combining friendship with exercise, as Kris and Kim's book suggests, is a terrific approach. I love to walk, talk, and workout with my friends and with my sisters (who are also my best friends) whenever we get together.” - Denise Austin, fitness expert and author of Shrink Your Female Fat Zones

During the spring and summer, when the weather is hot and people want to look their best in cooler outfits and for the beach, many people start exercising, but struggle to continue exercising past a few weeks. Motivation is one of the biggest problems for maintaining an exercise regimen, but women have known for a long time that a best friend can provide the perfect motivation and support system. Diets, exercise resolutions, and fitness plans come and go, but deep friendships between women rarely do. In their new book "The Best Friends’ Guide to Getting Fit," Kim Murphy and Kris Carpenter tell us how to find the perfect motivation – a good friend – and how to strengthen the friendship as we strengthen our bodies.

“Having a friend to partner with helps curb waning desire and motivation. It gives you a reason to go. The friendship seduces you into being consistent, because more often than not, the reason you’re going is to have a laugh and enjoy each other’s company (rather than because you’re looking forward to having a great walk),” say personal trainers Kim Murphy and Kris Carpenter. “Being accountable to one another helps get you over a hump when you don’t feel like being consistent.”

To successfully develop an exercise regimen where friendship is the primary motivation, you need to pick your partner wisely. Here are four tips from "The Best FriendsÂ’ Guide to Getting Fit" for finding the perfect exercise friend for you:

1) Pick a Girlfriend – “This is a must. You must choose a female friend. This is not the time to impress some beefcake at work. It’s not an opportunity to have a platonic relationship that will lift you from the doldrums of your marriage. All of those male-female relationships will add too many complicated dimensions to your life (that we’re not equipped to address).Trust us on this: stick with your own kind.”

2) Consider Your Compatibility Quotient – “Try to find the type of woman that you naturally click with; that person you thoroughly enjoy and wish you could spend more time around. You may find that your first choice is someone you know pretty well, but you do not necessarily consider a best friend. That’s okay. In time, your relationship will deepen. Because you will spend large chunks of time with this person, also be sure it is someone you can be completely yourself with. Pick someone you trust. Choose a friend you can laugh with. Select a person you can rely on. Most important, find an equal partner, someone with whom you can have a voice.

3) Become a Matched Set – “It does not necessarily matter what stage of life you are in, but you should choose a friend who is at a similar stage. Being a matched set means you will have more chances to relate to each other in terms of your daily experiences, foibles, thoughts, and dreams. It will also be easier to find a common time to get together, if your schedules are dictated by similar types of commitments. This general rule also applies to your fitness level. Find a partner who is in the same shape (or lack of shape) as you.

4) Find Someone Close By - It will be easier to succeed if your partner lives nearby. Walking distance is ideal, but driving distance is workable. You will have to work out the logistics. You may choose to meet some place in between your two homes (such as a bike path, a walking trail, a school, a gym, or a track). Or, you may decide that each week one friend will drive to the otherÂ’s home so you can stroll the neighborhood.

In "The Best FriendsÂ’ Guide to Fitness," Kim and Kris share the inspiring story of how their friendship focused them on the regular exercise program that made them mentally strong and physically fit. Kim and Kris are convinced that as women become professionals, wives, and mothers, they often donÂ’t have time to connect on a regular basis with a close friend. It takes time and dedication to become a best friend. Their book lays out ways you can develop a dedicated daily exercise program with your friend or with someone you want to be your friend and together achieve a dramatic makeover in all aspects of your life: physical, mental, and spiritual. Each chapter combines KimÂ’s and KrisÂ’ fitness success story with practical tips, structure, and advice for making major life changes.

Kim Murphy is a freelance writer. Kris Carpenter is a financial consultant. Kim and Kris have completed their personal training certification and are launching www. connectmovetransform. com––an online fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching business. Both live with their families in Vienna, VA, where they also own and operate ah-spire, a local fitness business.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2004

TALL Magazine Launches TheTallMall. com: The biggest Online Tall-Friendly Shopping Site Ever

TALL Magazine Launches TheTallMall. com: The biggest Online Tall-Friendly Shopping Site Ever

With over 350 individual store listings, www. thetallmall. com is the most comprehensive shopping resource for tall men, women, and teens.

Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) May 23, 2005

TALL magazine, the only lifestyle magazine targeting the needs of the more than 14 million men 6’2” and taller and women 5’9” and taller (and tall teens), has officially launched www. thetallmall. com, offering over 350 individual tall-friendly retailers and service providers.

TheTallMall. com has been a special project that Everard Strong, TALL magazine’s 6’9” publisher, has been working on for the past couple of months, collecting, compiling and sifting through a myriad of resources. Everard feels now is the time to unveil www. thetallmall. com to an eager and waiting public.

“The one question you most hear from tall men and women is, ‘Where can I find clothes or services that fit me and my unique lifestyle?’” says Everard, who includes himself in this group. “I created TheTallMall. com to answer that question. If you are a tall man, woman, teen, or infant, TheTallMall. com will be your first stop when looking for clothes, footwear, furniture, or other tall-friendly resources.”

The site is divided into 11 different categories: MenÂ’s, WomenÂ’s, and Young WomenÂ’s Fashions, Health and Fitness, Services & Travel, Office, Footwear, House and Home, Toddlers and Infants, and Sport and Recreation. Currently, the MenÂ’sÂ’ Fashion area alone lists over 220 individual retailers and store locations, and the WomenÂ’s over 110 individual listings.

As comprehensive as the listings are, the site was designed to grow and expand as new "discoveries" are added by shoppers and retailers. For shoppers, he offers a simple way for them to recommend their favorite store; For retailers and service providers, TheTallMall. com offers a free basic listing on the site, and for a very small fee, their listing can be expanded to offer more information.

“I believe that TheTallMall. com offers maximum visibility for retailers looking to attract tall customers,” says Everard, “While at the same time offering tall men, women, and teens a convenient, central location to find all of their tall-friendly resources.”

TALL Magazine, launched in February, 2004, is a bi-monthly lifestyle publication devoted to men 6’2” and taller, and women 5’9” and taller (and teens) that represent the “tall community,” which currently numbers over 14 million members in the United States alone. Covering an array of topics, each issue includes profiles and interviews with celebrities and personalities, a colorful fashion section, reader-submitted articles, regular columns on health, teen issues, back problems, “Tall Things Considered” (tall-friendly product reviews), and a new feature, “Hands All Over,” which reviews products and gadgets for bigger hands. The magazine is available in either a tabloid-sized printed version or as a custom PDF version, complete with embedded clickable URLs on links and images.

TALLÂ’s online counterpart, www. TALLmagazine. com, provides non-commercial community resources, a personals section, chat room, discussion board, and subscription and advertising information. TALL Magazine is located at 360 Grand Avenue, #474, Oakland, CA 94610.

For more information, or to request a PDF version of the issue, contact TALLÂ’s publisher, Everard Strong, at editor@tallmagazine. com.

NOTE: Photos, magazine cover shots, and downloadable PDFs of TALL magazine are available upon request.

For More information:

Everard Strong

TALL Magazine

Editor@TALLmagazine. com

(510) 325-1689

Linda Beltran

ChattyGirl PR

LBeltran03@aol. com

(650) 743-7736

Saturday, January 10, 2004

Dr. Walter Bortz ll Featured On Cover of ActiveOver50, a San Francisco Bay-Area Magazine for Baby Boomers and Older Adults; Renowned Health Expert and Author of "Dare to be 100."

Dr. Walter Bortz ll Featured On Cover of ActiveOver50, a San Francisco Bay-Area Magazine for Baby Boomers and Older Adults; Renowned Health Expert and Author of "Dare to be 100."

ActiveOver50, a San Francisco Bay-Area magazine for baby boomers and older adults featured renowned author and health expert Dr. Walter Bortz II on its cover for the Winter 2009 issue.

Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2009

ActiveOver50, a San Francisco Bay-Area magazine for baby boomers and older adults, featured health/wellness expert and author Dr. Walter Bortz II on its cover for the Winter 2009 issue.

Dr. Walter Bortz, 78, is one of America's foremost experts on the "aging process", and believes that "aging is very much a self-fulfilling prophecy." He advocates exercise as the best medicine in living a long, healthy and active life. He is the author of "Dare to be 100" and "We Live Too Short and Die Too Long."

The current issue of ActiveOver50 includes:
Dr. Walter Bortz II, health/wellness tips Who didn't lose money in 2008? Financial tips for survival in 2009 New rules for Reverse Mortgages Exercises for your brain. Cognitive fitness program from (m) Power Secrets for Living to 100 New Medicare health program from CareMore Around the clock nurses at Belmont Village communities Out of work at age 50. What now? New study. Volunteering is good for your health Published by Larry W. Hayes, ActiveOver50 magazine is written for baby boomers and older adults who are working, seeking work, thinking of retiring or leading active retired lives. The magazine is available free in print and online with a readership of over 100,,000. The print magazine is published quarterly and distributed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The online magazine includes everything in the print version but with additional articles, resources and archives. It is available nationwide by subscription at www. activeover50.com.

For more information about ActiveOver50 magazine, visit www. activeover50.com.

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Senior Living Provider Classic Residence by Hyatt Changes Name to “Vi”

Senior Living Provider Classic Residence by Hyatt Changes Name to “Vi”

Classic Residence by Hyatt, a leading national developer, owner and manager of quality senior living communities, today unveiled its new company brand name, Vi (pronounced VEE). The company’s portfolio includes rental communities and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). The CCRCs will be branded as Vi, while rental communities will change their names to Classic Residence, a Vi Community. The name change will take place throughout the summer. Leadership, management and day-to-day operations of the company and all of the communities remain unchanged.

Chicago (PRWEB) June 8, 2010

Classic Residence by Hyatt, a leading national developer, owner and manager of quality senior living communities, today unveiled its new company brand name, Vi (pronounced VEE). The company’s portfolio includes rental communities and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). The CCRCs will be branded as Vi, while rental communities will change their names to Classic Residence, a Vi Community. The name change will take place throughout the summer. Leadership, management and day-to-day operations of the company and all of the communities remain unchanged.

According to the company, the name Vi was selected because it represents life and the opportunity for a better quality of life in the communities the company operates. Furthermore, Vi personifies what living life as an older adult can be all about - more vibrant, more engaged and more enriched. The name, Vi, is derived from vida, the Latin word for life.

“Our new identity reflects what our communities are all about -- health, happiness and vitality,” commented Randal J. Richardson, President of Vi. “In addition, the name Vi captures the environment and experience we offer residents, and signifies our continued dedication to providing communities and services that enhance the quality of our residents’ lives.”

The expectations of today’s older adults were underscored in a new study of Americans aged 65 and over commissioned by Vi. According to the Vi Next Chapter study, more than four out of five seniors (82%) feel they have “so much to look forward to” in the next chapter of life, and 83% say they “feel younger than they are.”

With more than 70 million baby boomers starting to turn 65 this year, it is estimated that boomers will have 30+ years of retirement. The Vi Next Chapter study found that 81% of Americans over 65 have a different vision of their retirement from that of their parents. Almost nine out of 10 (86%) say they want their retirement to be more exciting and more active than their parents’ retirement, while almost all (98%) say retirement “can and should be a fun experience.” Conversely, a scant 6% look to their parents’ retirement as a guide for their own future.

“This study supports the fact that older adults view our communities as a place to grow and thrive, and is a primary reason we want to change the perception of older adult living through our new brand,” said Richardson. “Given both the life expectancy and high lifestyle expectations of today’s older adults, we have identified four Vital Elements that signify everything our new brand stands for and delivers,” added Richardson. “These Vital Elements – Home, Wellness, Connection and Vitality – are the foundation of Vi.”

In addition to a new visual identity, Vi will introduce a new Web site, www. ViLiving. com, in July. A comprehensive marketing campaign to support the new brand will begin this fall.

About Vi
Vi, formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt, was founded in 1987 as a developer, owner and operator of older adult living communities. The company is dedicated to enriching the lives of older adults by providing high quality environments, services and care. Vi currently operates nine continuing care communities (CCRCs) with one other under development and 10 rental communities under a family of brands in the following locations:

Continuing Care Communities:
Vi at Aventura; Aventura, Fla.
Vi at Bentley Village; Naples, Fla.
Vi at The Glen; Glenview, Ill.
Vi at Grayhawk; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Vi at Highlands Ranch; Denver, Colo.
Vi at La Jolla Village; San Diego, Calif.
Vi at Lakeside Village; Lantana, Fla.
Vi at Palo Alto; Palo Alto, Calif.
TidePointe, A Vi Community; Hilton Head Island, S. C.
Classic Residence at Silverstone • Scottsdale, Ariz. (under development)

Rental Communities:
Classic Residence, a Vi Community
Boca Raton, Fla.
Chevy Chase, Md.
Dallas, Texas
Hollywood, Fla.
Plantation, Fla.
Pompano Beach, Fla.
Reno, Nev.
Teaneck, N. J.
Yonkers, N. Y.

Classic Residence by Hyatt
Monterey, Calif.

The company’s communities have earned honors for being among the nation’s finest, including Platinum, Gold, and Silver Achievement Awards from the National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council.

More information is available at the company’s web site www. ViLiving. com.

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Friday, January 9, 2004

New, Natural MANUKAhoney® Medical-grade Manuka Honey Treats Multiple Medical Conditions

New, Natural MANUKAhoney® Medical-grade Manuka Honey Treats Multiple Medical Conditions

Pure, 100% medical-grade Manuka honey offers proven, powerful properties to accelerate the healing process. Carries the seal of the Molan Gold Standard™ the internationally recognized certification of authentic Manuka honey. From Links Medical Products, Irvine, CA, http://www. linksmed. com.

Irvine, California (Vocus) May 13, 2010

Links Medical Products Inc. (LMP), a leader in the manufacture and marketing of innovative, healthcare products (http://www. linksmed. com) for use in both acute and long-term care, announces the launch of new MANUKAhoney (http://www. linksmed. com/index. php/otcmanukahoney) Medical-grade Manuka Honey. MANUKAhoney is the effective, versatile, natural treatment for a variety of medical conditions.

Research shows that medical-grade Manuka honey (http://www. linksmed. com/index. php/manukamed) offers bacteriostatic1 and antioxidant2,3 properties to help promote internal and external healing. Anti-inflammatory1 properties of Manuka honey help reduce pain, scarring, and accelerate healing.

For these reasons, medical-grade Manuka honey effectively treats a wide range of internal health conditions, such as aiding digestive health, stimulating the immune system, and relieving sore or strep throat; and for external health conditions including skin care, lip care, wound care, and first-aid care.

“Thanks to Manuka honey’s powerful healing activities, MANUKAhoney is an all-around, all-natural medical treatment,” says Tom Buckley, Links Medical Products’ CEO. “Manuka honey has also been found to be effective against a variety of bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, and E-coli.”

MANUKAhoney has a certified Molan Gold Standard of 16. The Molan Gold Standard is the internationally recognized certification of authentic Manuka honey. It is named for the pioneer researcher in the field, Professor Peter Molan, MBE. The Molan Gold Standard is licensed only to companies meeting Professor Molan’s standards for identifying and measuring the medicinal activity in Manuka honey, so it allows consumers to readily recognize authenticated medicinal Manuka honey.

MANUKAhoney is part of the new line of ManukaMed® brand of medical-grade Manuka honey products to maintain general health and well-being and to treat and manage burns and wounds. Other products include MANUKAlozenges® Sore Throat Relief, MANUKAbalm® Lip Therapy, MANUKApli® Sterile Wound Dressing, and MANUKAderm® Skin Protectant.

The ManukaMed brand of Manuka honey is unique in the U. S. because it is harvested exclusively from bees that pollinate the Manuka bush (a species known as Leptospermum scoparium), native only to New Zealand. The ManukaMed brand contains pure Manuka honey and never a blend of Manuka honey, unlike other products on the market.”

LMP and its New Zealand partner ensure complete traceability and control over the production of its ManukaMed brand of medical-grade Manuka honey—from beehive to final product. This level of control is unique among Manuka honey companies who often buy honey on the open market or contract with multiple suppliers who do not have rigorous controls.

LMP and its New Zealand partner guarantee a reliable supply of medical-grade Manuka honey for its ManukaMed line of products through access to the Manuka forest; a long-term, relationship-building policy with landowners; and the development of new Manuka groves. Together with the New Zealand government, the company has pioneered a school for beekeepers to ensure essential skills are maintained and improved.

In addition, every step in the production chain is carefully considered to ensure the ManukaMed brand of medical-grade Manuka honey products meets the highest standards. In association with medical professionals, Links Medical Products has developed stringent test methods for medical-grade Manuka honey.

To order MANUKAhoney or any of the ManukaMed brand of medical-grade Manuka honey products or for more information, please visit the Links Medical Products website: http://www. linksmed. com (http://www. linksmed. com). You can also call 888.425.1149 or email info(at)linksmed(dot)com.

About Links Medical Products Inc.
Founded in 1995, Irvine-based LMP is an established manufacturer and nationwide supplier of healthcare products for professional, institutional, and consumer use. For more information, please visit http://www. linksmed. com (http://www. linksmed. com). You can also call 888.425.1149 or email info(at)linksmed(dot)com.

Media inquiries: Jim Gardner 760.346.2479 or jimgar2(at)earthlink(dot)net.

1. Pieper B. Honey-Based Dressings and Wound Care: An Option for Care in the United States. JWOCN 2009;36(1):60-66.
2. Molan P. Honey: Antimicrobial Actions and Role in Disease Management. In: New Strategies Combating Bacterial Infection. Edited by Ahmad I, Aqil F. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2009.
3. Molan P. Why Honey Works. In: Honey in Modern Wound Management. Edited by Cooper R, Molan P, White R. Wounds UK Publishing, 2009.

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Thursday, January 8, 2004

Sellion Inc. Launches 'EAT MY LIGNANS' Marketing Campaign

Sellion Inc. Launches 'EAT MY LIGNANS' Marketing Campaign

Sellion Inc., producers of Imvia Natural products announced today the start of a new advertising and marketing campaign, entitled 'Eat My Lignans' to support the national launch of their Imvia Flax Seed Lignans line of products.

Providence, RI (PRWEB) February 8, 2008

Sellion Inc., producers of Imvia Natural products announced today the start of a new advertising and marketing campaign, entitled 'Eat My Lignans' to support the national launch of their Imvia Flax Seed Lignans line of products.

The uniqueness of this campaign is designed to create consumer awareness and to promote the education of flax seed lignans as a new, natural health & wellness nutrient. Lignans are found primarily in fruits, grains, berries and vegetables but are especially abundant in the hulls of flax seeds. Lignans are well known as phytoestrogens and powerful antioxidants. There are numerous studies supporting the benefits of lignans to help lower risks of certain cancers, improve breast and prostate health, and support for symptoms of menopause including hot flashes.

"Not many people know what a lignan is or why they should be taking them," says Bill Feaster, President of Sellion Inc. "The objective of our campaign is to first capture consumer's attention and then make them aware of the amazing health & wellness benefits of lignans".
The 'Eat My Lignans' campaign will be supported through national print advertising, infomercials, local market advertorials, on-line creative and in-store events.

Recent publications seem to support this growing trend in lignans. Life Extension magazines' recent article "Lignans - protect against cancer by multiple mechanisms" (January 2008) and "Flaxseed for Hot Flashes" found in EatingWell. com and referenced on msn. com (2/1/08) both reflect the growing groundswell of support for lignans.

Imvia products are launching into the natural/health industry through leading distributors and on a direct basis to retailers. The website (www. imvianaturals. com) is designed to support our mission of Integrative medicine and create awareness for our products. The site includes a number of clinical studies that support the science and research behind lignans.

Sellion Inc. is a marketing & brand development company headquartered in North Kingstown, RI. The mission of our Imvia brand is to support the concept of INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE through education, marketing and brand awareness.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2004

UK Knack Group Investment of ServiceSource in Liverpool will create more than 250 new jobs

UK Knack Group Investment of ServiceSource in Liverpool will create more than 250 new jobs

UK Knack Group has recently learned that the American high-growth technology company ServiceSource has decided to choose the city of Liverpool.

(PRWeb UK) December 14, 2010

UK Knack Group has recently learned that the American high-growth technology company ServiceSource has decided to choose the city of Liverpool as the location for their second European Service centre. This new centre is expected to create around 258 new jobs in the area.

ServiceSource was founded in 1999 and currently has around 1,300 staff working for them worldwide. Their main focus is to partner with healthcare, life science and technology clients in order to drive up customer satisfaction and service revenue from support, subscription and maintenance contracts.

“We welcome any initiatives from large companies to invest in our country, especially in the areas where the creation of jobs is much needed. Liverpool has been hardly hit by the recession and the current economic crisis, so the new jobs that will be created with this new centre will be a great opportunity for many people in the area,” commented the Managing Director of the very well known executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group.

According to UK Knack Group, Liverpool was chosen among other cities following a wide search within Europe because of the pool of skilled multilingual graduates they already have, graduates that have the required technical selling skills. TMP (The Mersey Partnership) and NWDA (Northwest Regional Development Agency) have been working very closely with ServiceSource since June 2008, in order to secure the investment of £35 million for the city of Liverpool and initially the centre will be located in The Plaza.

About UK Knack Group
Built on decades of experience the Knack team consists of some of the most experienced professionals in the UK and abroad who have helped thousands of businesses and people to be more successful.

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Developer of Mobile Hospital Computing Equipment and Medical Carts Helps Hospital Upgrade to Wireless

Developer of Mobile Hospital Computing Equipment and Medical Carts Helps Hospital Upgrade to Wireless

Leading hospital mobile computing solutions provider recognized by one of the most "wired" hospitals in the U. S.

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 14, 2008

Artromick provides accurate and efficient medication management solutions with the latest mobile hospital computing and medical cart equipment. In today's demanding world of health care, hospitals, like Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, have found a capable partner in Artromick.

The 375-bed facility (http://ccmh. org/index. htm) in Parkersburg, WV took a monumental step forward several months ago when it contracted with Artromick, a nationally recognized manufacturer of medication carts, mobile hospital computing solutions carts and medical carts.
CCMH, which is recognized as one of the top 100 "most wired" hospitals in the U. S., as well as one of the top 25 "most wireless" hospitals in the nation, had begun using mobile hospital computing carts about six years ago.

Recently, Artromick (http://artromick. com/) was chosen by CCMH officials to replace its aged hospital equipment, which was bulky, cumbersome and simply out-of-date.

Artromick's healthcare technology (http://artromick. com/product_medication_carts. html) has enabled CCMH to use mobile hospital computing carts at the bedside, which provide additional area for charting that is decentralized from the nursing station and the capability of readily accessible information in a timely manner - benefits recognized by CCMH officials.

"It improves efficiency by allowing one-time documentation at bedside rather than once at bedside than again at the nursing station," CCMH nursing informatics analyst Kerry Cottrell emphasized.
Artromick's technology, she added, is a time saver for CCMH nurses, allowing them to quickly access information over the wireless network without having to save their charting until a computer is available at a nursing station.

Cottrell also said the Artromick mobile computing medical carts (http://artromick. com/product_imc. html) are ergonomically efficient and adjustable, easy to move and control, and have a better, more easily rechargeable battery life than those of previous carts used at the West Virginia hospital.

Since 1972, Artromick has provided innovative medication handling systems to hospitals and long-term care facilities, all aimed at improving nurse efficiency, ensuring medication compliance and improving patient safety.

Today, Artromick continues to develop evolutionary mobile computing solutions forge the future of point-of-care data management. With the strategic guidance and capital support of Sterling Partners, Artromick is pursuing an aggressive product development schedule to redefine mobile computing within hospitals and extended care facilities.

The goal of this product development initiative is to create new opportunities for improved patient care through the advancement of nursing workflow efficiency and reliable share information management.

Contact information:

Todd Ross
Artromick International, Inc.
4800 Hilton Corporate Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43232
1-800-848-6462
Info @ artromick. com

About Artromick International, Inc.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Artromick develops and markets a comprehensive line of mobile computing carts, medication control systems and healthcare technology solutions for long-term and acute care providers worldwide. For more information, please contact Artromick at (800) 848-6462 or visit http://www. artromick. com (http://www. artromick. com).

About Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital
Based in Parkersburg, WV, Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital is a 375-bed facility that has been recognized as a leader in both wireless and wired hospital technology. For more information, please contact CCMH at (304) 424-2296 or visit http://ccmh. org (http://ccmh. org).

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