WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new partnership, the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), which will harness the power of mobile technology to deliver vital health information to new and expectant mothers. The partnership leverages the collective resources of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and […]
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CitizenWire) — Tammy Gagnon announced this week the release of her new book, ‘No Longer Silent’ (ISBN: 978-0578068954), an autobiography that depicts years of emotional and sexual abuse, culminating in forgiveness and rebuilding.
ISELIN, N.J. (CitizenWire) — ‘Renew @ The Holistic Green Expo’ with over 100 ‘Green Earth Energy’ vendors and lecturers plus ‘Holistic Natural Energy’ caregivers and psychics, will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the Woodbridge Hilton Hotel, presented by Meira Findel, the Holistic Accountant.
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (CitizenWire) — Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the County of Middlesex, NJ to provide stand-alone pharmacy benefit services for County employees and their dependents.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — On April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign – run by the 3in4 Association – made its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. This month’s appearance took place during the 2011 LTCi Producers Summit, run by the American Association […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected the Autism Society as Charity of the Month, recognizing the organization’s devotion to improving the lives of all individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Presidential Who’s Who announced this week that one of its members, Barbara Barton, executive and nutritional coach for Isagenix®, is working to help others reach their ultimate potential and achieve their goals.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — ‘Cancer is Curable Now,’ presented by Wake-Up TV, is a feature-length documentary now on DVD, that demonstrates the problems cancer patients face and a wide range of solutions utilizing holistic cancer treatments. It reveals patient options and busts the myth that cancer is a deadly disease.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor announced today that it is the first outpatient surgery center in the Western United States to offer intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) using the INTRABEAM System – the only device used in the TARGIT-A multicenter human clinical trial that demonstrated IORT to be as effective as […]
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (CitizenWire) — MBD Consulting announced this week the pending release of ‘My Email to God Bounced’ (ISBN: 978-1-4560-5627-8). This is the second book authored by its managing director, Timothy A. Sawyer. His first book, ‘A Patzer’s Story’ (ISBN: 978-1-4560-3797-0), was published in December 2010.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — In honor of American Heart Month this February, the Gingrich Foundation, founded by Callista and Newt Gingrich, has selected the American Heart Association as its Charity of the Month for its commitment to improving cardiovascular health for all Americans.
DETROIT, Mich. (CitizenWire) — This week, Dr. Laurie Pappas announced the release of her new book, ‘The Loving Heart: Navigating the Journey from Conflict to Peace’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06054-5). It’s also accompanied by an interactive journal – ‘The Loving Heart Companion.’
SAN JOSE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — The Silicon Valley community came together to help Comfort Keepers collect 2000 lbs. of food through its STOP Senior Hunger food drive for local seniors in need during September, Hunger Action Month and 2010 Holiday Season.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — According to the 3in4 Association, when it comes to long-term care insurance (LTCi), there’s a big gap between what Baby Boomers (46 to 64 years old) believe and what they do. The association points to a recent survey by Mathew Greenwald & Associates showing that most Boomers highly value long-term care […]
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (CitizenWire) — Enviromax has done it again. Five years ago, it introduced the world’s first external prostate massager – the patented Prostate Cradle. Thousands of customers later, it’s introducing a new patented version – the ‘Extra Soft’ – designed for men with tender prostates. So, men now have two options.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — According to the Society of Actuaries, the leading cause of U.S. long-term care claims is Alzheimer’s. Who cares? Evidently President Obama does. ‘We praise the President for his words and the legislation behind them,’ says Jonas Roeser of LTC Financial Partners, one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The Gingrich Foundation has designated the Alzheimer’s Association as part of the Gingrich Foundation’s Charity of the Month program. Each month the Gingrich Foundation selects a charity, which is recommended to over 700,000 readers of the Newt Gingrich Human Events weekly newsletter.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Pending release, ‘A Patzer’s Story,’ by Timothy A. Sawyer, managing director of Morristown-based MBD Consulting, uses chess as a metaphor for life. In ‘A Patzer’s Story,’ Sawyer draws comparisons between his passion for chess and his ongoing battle with depression.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — Reports of the death of long-term care insurance are highly exaggerated, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced LTCI agencies. Last Thursday, when MetLife announced it would stop selling new LTCI coverage, ‘It wasn’t the end of the world,’ says Cameron Truesdell, LTCFP’s […]
KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — Americans planning to buy long-term care insurance in 2011 may deduct a larger portion of their premiums than ever, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
SUMMERLAND, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Healthy skin radiates a beautiful, natural glow. Skincare expert Danny Neifert, owner of the Skin Sanctuary of Taos and two-time winner of ‘the Best of Taos’ brings her luxury, results-driven treatments to the west coast this fall by opening a private practice at LASH Day Spa, located in Summerland, California.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley area Comfort Keepers are asking the community to make food donations […]
SEATTLE, Wash. — Forgetting to take a pill can lead to not only short term, but also long-term health problems. Daily Pill Calls ensures that people avoid both. According to one study, about one third to one half of Americans do not take their medications as prescribed. This can be detrimental to people’s health and […]
KIRKLAND, Wash. — The rising cost of long term care, abetted by depressed home values, is taking a bigger bite out of American homes today than in 2005, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. — In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Cataract Screenings during the month of August, 2010. Highland Ophthalmology Associates highly encourages anyone at risk to participate in their Cataract Awareness Program.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Delta Dental of Oklahoma was recently honored for its contributions to the state’s nonprofit community. The Beacon Award honors 24 statewide businesses that have played instrumental roles in supporting nonprofit programs that help so many Oklahomans in need; the program recognizes finalists in six categories, with a Beacon Award winner in […]
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — During the past two years, twenty-six New Jersey agencies that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project. The Beyond Diversity Resource Center issued a report today which shows that the participating agencies have made substantial Progress in their efforts to provide culturally competent […]
KIRKLAND, Wash. — Many companies seem conflicted by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people who may become disabled. ‘CLASS’ stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator […]
NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Signature Hill Substance Abuse Network, a program dedicated to linking the legal system and treatment of substance abuse through the use of Vivitrol(R) injections has garnered acclaim in media outlets. Articles lauding the program have recently cited the Network’s approach to eliminating the consumer demand for drugs and alcohol by […]
SEATTLE, Wash. — Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, but the consequences of not having this conversation can be devastating. That’s where Drug Tests by Mom comes in. ‘You only need to use methamphetamines once,’ says Arlene Nelson, founder. ‘”That’s why it’s so important for parents to get involved.’
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — T7 Inc., an educational seminar company headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, has produced a powerful and compelling seminar that addresses the issue of individuals thrust into the role of managing or caring for elderly parents in a most unique way. Titled, ‘Managing Your Aging Parents – 10 Keys to Success’ this educational seminar […]
KIRKLAND, Wash. — The CLASS Act, part of the new health reform law (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), will offer a type of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. But confusion and doubt are widespread. ‘Many wonder how the CLASS Act will affect them personally,’ says […]
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — Women live longer than men and are America’s primary caregivers. Yet too often they sacrifice their time, jobs, savings and serenity looking after a debilitated spouse or parent. Furthermore, while attending to those significant others, they often neglect planning for their own care. ‘This is a huge national problem,’ says Jenny […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — M-3 Information entered the smart phone application environment by offering the M-3 Checklist, a scientifically validated screen for depression and anxiety disorders, at the iTunes store on Friday, April 30, 2010. Adapted from M-3 Information’s existing mymoodmonitor.com Web site, this mobile version, called mym3, provides the same validated mental health questionnaire optimized […]
SUNRISE, Fla. — This Mother’s Day, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest and oldest franchise healthcare company, is recognizing moms across the country with unique Mother’s Day e-cards. The e-cards allow users to share their favorite stories about their mothers and create a customized flower in her honor.
KIRKLAND, Wash. — Many Americans seem confused and immobilized by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. ‘CLASS’ stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Stamina Products, Inc. today introduced the Kathy Smith Kettlebell Solution, a complete kettlebell workout system designed for women. ‘Everything about the product is ideal for women,’ said Kathy Smith. ‘The kettlebells are softer and lighter weight, and the workout effectively burns fat and builds muscle. This is what every woman wants and […]