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East Los Angeles Celebrates Expansion of Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices

ADVISORY...for Wednesday, October 16 --(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)-- "While many of the nation's hospitals struggle to figure out how to give appropriate service to ethnically diverse patients, the East L.A. Medical Office is a ...

RALLY FOR OUR LIVES, OCT. 19; THOUSANDS OF TEXANS GATHER AT CAPITOL ADVOCATING FOR...

AUSTIN, Texas--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2002-- When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 Time: 4-7 p.m. Where: Texas State Capitol Building (south steps) On Sept. 6, the Texas Department of Health (TDH) issued its funding decisions for ...

CALIFORNIA INITIATIVE TO COMBAT DIABETIC RETINOPATHY LAUNCHES ON WORLD SIGHT DAY

Los Angeles, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--October 9, 2002--Alarmed by the burgeoning number of Californians in danger of going blind due to diabetes, Lions Clubs International (LCI) is launching a comprehensive initiative for diabetic retinopathy ...

U.S. SURGEON GENERAL JOINS INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERTS TO URGE INFLUENZA, PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE VACCINATION

[NOTE TO EDITORS: NATIONAL ADULT IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS WEEK IS OCTOBER 13-19.] WASHINGTON, D.C--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--October 7, 2002--U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, today joined NFID, NCAI and leading infectious disease experts ...

CALIFORNIA INITIATIVE TO COMBAT DIABETIC RETINOPATHY LAUNCHES ON WORLD SIGHT DAY

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- ADVISORY for October 10, 2002 WHAT: Lions Clubs International (LCI) is launching a comprehensive initiative for diabetic retinopathy education in Los Angeles, featuring educational material and free eye screenings ...

AXOLOTL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ACCENTHEALTH EN ESPANOL, HISPANIC WAITING ROOM TELEVISION NETWORK

TAMPA, Fla.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2002--In a strategic move to serve the burgeoning Hispanic market segment, Axolotl Corp., the only provider of patient education TV programming in doctors' offices today announced the ...

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SPONSOR BOOTH AT THE WOMEN’S HEALTH AND FAMILY FAIR;...

ADVISORY.for Saturday-Sunday (Sept. 28-29) --(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 2002-- The Florida Department of Health's (DOH) Division of Health Awareness and Tobacco will sponsor an information booth at The Women's Health and ...

PHARMACEUTICAL ALLIANCE OFFERS SAVINGS TO LIMITED INCOME SENIORS ON MORE THAN 150 MEDICINES THROUGH...

New York,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--September 23, 2002--Millions of people enrolled in Medicare now have access to savings on more than 150 widely prescribed medicines through one free, easy-to-use card unveiled by seven major pharmaceutical ...

TOGETHER Rx(TM) PROGRAM AVAILABLE NOW IN PUERTO RICO OFFERING VALUABLE ASSISTANCE TO LOWER-INCOME MEDICARE...

NEW YORK, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--September 19, 2002--Certain Medicare enrollees living in Puerto Rico can now apply for the Together Rx (TM) Prescription Savings program, which is also available and in use in the United States. Cards will ...

TASK FORCE URGES ROUTINE OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENING FOR WOMEN 65 AND OLDER TO IDENTIFY THOSE...

Rockville,MD--(US NEWSWIRE - HISPANIC PR WIRE)--September 16,2002--The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force today recommended that women 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis to reduce the risk of fracture and spinal abnormalities ...

THE SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF NATIONAL HISPANIC /LATINA ADVISORY...

DALLAS--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--Sept. 16, 2002--The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation announced today the formation of its National Hispanic/Latina Advisory Council (NHLAC). The council was formed in large part as a response to findings from ...

MARCH OF DIMES TO HONOR LATINO LEADERS AND AMERICA ON SEPTEMBER 12; RAISE AWARENESS...

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADVISORY...for Thursday (Sept. 12) WHAT: March of Dimes to hold the seventh annual A Salud De Los Niños Awards Gala to honor community leaders who have balanced their personal and professional lives and ...

STUDY CONFIRMS BEDTIME DOSING WITH CHRONOTHERAPEUTIC VERELAN PM SIGNIFICANTLY LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE FOR HYPERTENSIVE...

MILWAUKEE--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 2002--A recent study has confirmed the efficacy and safety of Verelan(R) PM (verapamil HCl) for the control of morning blood pressure following bedtime dosing in a wide range of ...

AMERIGROUP ACQUIRES 184,000 MEMBERS OF FLORIDA MEDICAID PLAN

Virginia Beach, Va--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--August 22, 2002--AMERIGROUP Corporation (Nasdaq/NM: AMGP), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PHP Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiary, Physicians Healthcare Plans, ...

DOW SCIENTIST JAIME SIMON WINS NATIONAL HISPANIC AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENCE

NOTE TO MEDIA: Multimedia assets available MIDLAND, Mich.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2002--The Dow Chemical Company announced today that the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) has awarded Jaime ...

LEXAPRO(TM), THE SINGLE-ISOMER OF CELEXA(TM), RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR THE TREATMENT OF MAJOR DEPRESSION

NEW YORK, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--August 15, 2002--Forest Laboratories, Inc., (NYSE:FRX) announced today that Lexapro(TM) (escitalopram oxalate), a powerful, effective and well-tolerated selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), has been ...

CREST INITIATES HEALTHY SMILES 2010 PROGRAM IN SAN ANTONIO AND SOUTH TEXAS

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--August 15, 2002--Crest, a trusted leader in oral health, has partnered with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) to sponsor and enhance the university's community care ...

UNITED WAY REPORT FINDS HIV/AIDS HAS PASSED THE EPIDEMIC STAGE IN CERTAIN AREAS OF...

NEW YORK, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - US NEWSWIRE)--Aug. 14, 2002--According to a report released today by United Way of New York City (UWNYC), in conjunction with local public officials, academics and agency leaders, HIV/AIDS has passed the ...

UNITED WAY REPORT FINDS HIV/AIDS HAS PASSED THE EPIDEMIC STAGE IN CERTAIN AREAS OF...

NOTE: Event Location Has Changed - See Details Below --(HISPANIC PR WIRE - US NEWSWIRE)-- Advisory for Wednesday, Aug. 14 WHAT: United Way of New York City will hold a press conference on Wednesday, August 14, unveiling the results of a ...

PFIZER HEALTH SOLUTIONS AND THE PFIZER FOUNDATION LAUNCH CULTURALLY RELEVANT PROGRAM TO PROMOTE LATINO...

LOS ANGELES,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--July 31, 2002--Pfizer Health Solutions and the Pfizer Foundation, in partnership with QueensCare, the American Diabetes Association Western Region, the California Department of Health Services' Diabetes Control ...

MEXICAN GOVERNMENT TO NAME CITY STREET AFTER LATINO-AMERICAN ORGAN DONOR; DONOR SAVED FOUR AMERICAN...

OAKLAND, Calif. & SAHUAYO, Mexico--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2002--The California Transplant Donor Network, which saves and improves lives by facilitating organ and tissue donation for transplantation in Northern and ...

JPMORGAN CHASE HOLDS “BONE MARROW TYPING” DRIVES AS FIRST STEP IN INITIATIVE TO INCREASE...

NEW YORK--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2002--Beginning tomorrow at its world headquarters on Park Avenue, JPMorgan Chase will hold the first of two "Bone Marrow-Typing Drives" and ask its mid-town employees to voluntarily join in ...

HHS LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTHY BEHAVIORS FOR KIDS; ‘VERB:...

NOTE TO MEDIA: Multimedia assets available WASHINGTON--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2002--HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson today announced the launch of a national, $190 million, multicultural media campaign designed to promote a ...

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION RECOMMENDS AVOCADOS IN LATEST GUIDELINES

SANTA ANA, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--July 15, 2002--The latest guidelines issued by the American Diabetes Association emphasize a diet rich in monounsaturated fat for improved diabetes control. According to the guidelines, people with diabetes are ...

SENATOR BILL FRIST (R-TN) AND NYS HEALTH COMMISSIONER ANTONIA NOVELLO SPEAK ON BIOTERRORISM

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- Advisory for Monday July 15th Washington, D.C. - Senator Bill Frist, M.D. - the U.S. Senate's only doctor - and New York State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H, will be discussing the issue of ...

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