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Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation Brings Colossal Colon Tour to Los Angeles

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- ADVISORY for June 18-21, 2003 WHAT: A 40-foot long, 4-foot high crawl-through replica of the human colon, known as the Colossal Colon, will visit Los Angeles as part of the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation’s ...

WorldLink and AccentHealth Sign Exclusive Advertising Representation Deal for Spanish Language TV Network

LOS ANGELES & TAMPA, Fla.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2003--AccentHealth, the only provider of patient education TV programming in doctors' offices nationwide, has signed an exclusive advertising sales representation deal ...

Glaxosmithkline Partners With Local Latino Organizations to Launch ‘Teaming Up Against Hepatitis’ and Raise...

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--June 10, 2003--GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK), today announced the launch of "Teaming Up Against Hepatitis" in collaboration with several Latino organizations. "Teaming Up Against Hepatitis", a comprehensive ...

The National Hispanic Coalition Proposal for Universal Health Care

PHOENIX, AZ--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--June 9, 2003--The National Hispanic Coalition released its report today stating the United States health care system is in crisis and universal health coverage provided by the Federal Government for everyone is ...

Unemployed. Uninsured.

Mountain View, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--June 6, 2003--With an unemployment rate nearing 10% of the population in Santa Clara County, and considering many of those who are employed have little or no insurance it is obvious that Silicon Valley is ...

Patient Safety Problems in Hospitalized Children are Substantial

Washington, D.C--(HISPANIC PR WIRE – US Newswire)--June 3, 2003--Children experienced substantial numbers of potentially preventable patient safety problems during hospital stays in 1997, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the ...

Task Force Says More Research Is Needed to Determine Usefulness of Routine Screening for...

ADVANCE For Release Monday, June 2 at 5 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON, June 2 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force today said that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for dementia in older ...

Publix and Procter & Gamble join the fight against breast cancer with the first...

Cincinnati, Ohio—(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 30 2003--The Procter & Gamble Company and Publix announced today the beginning of its breast cancer awareness seminar “Women’s Health: Early Detection & Prevention”, with singer/songwriter and ...

Pfizer Health Solutions and NJ Partnership Launch Culturally Relevant Program To Promote Latino Diabetes...

HOBOKEN, NJ--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 28, 2003--Pfizer Health Solutions, in partnership with The Bon Secours & Canterbury Partnership for Care today launched Amigos en Salud at St. Mary Hospital in Hoboken. Amigos en Salud translated as ...

LATINO PATIENTS GRADUATE FROM CULTURALLY-RELEVENT PROGRAM EMPOWERING THEM TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THEIR DIABETES

LOS ANGELES, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 16, 2003--Today, Amigos En Salud program participants are joined by their families to celebrate an important milestone in their self-management of diabetes. The graduation event at QueensCare Family ...

NATIONAL QUALITY FORUM FINDS CONSENSUS ON 30 PATIENT SAFETY PRACTICES

Washington, DC--(HISPANIC PR WIRE – U.S Newswire)--May 13, 2003--Representatives of the nation’s leading health care and consumer groups have endorsed 30 patient safety practices that should be universally used in health care settings to reduce ...

DONOR ALLIANCE PARTICIPATES IN 16TH ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION

DENVER, CO--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 1, 2003--John Gonzales received a liver transplant in 2001. This weekend, with a new lease on life, he will be working with Donor Alliance at the16th Annual Cinco de Mayo “Celebrate Culture” Festival to ...

AHRQ AND NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PATIENT INFORMATION AND EDUCATION PRODUCE NEW TOOL TO HELP...

WASHINGTON, May 1 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Council on Patient Information and Education today announced a new resource called Your Medicine: Play It Safe, to help consumers use ...

CHILDHOOD UNINTENTIONAL INJURY DEATH RATE DOWN NEARLY 40 PERCENT SINCE 1987

Washington, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 1, 2003--New research unveiled today by the National SAFE KIDS Campaign and Johnson & Johnson shows that from 1987 to 2000, the unintentional injury death rate for children 14 and under has dropped ...

NEW STUDY REVEALS DRAMATIC DECLINE IN UNINTENTIONAL CHILD INJURY DEATH RATES

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- Note to Editors: Spanish-speaking spokesperson, Maria Aspiazu, is available for print, radio and television interviews. B-roll is available with Spanish language slates and soundbites. Good news! The unintentional ...

HISPANIC YOUTH EXPOSED TO MORE ALCOHOL ADVERTISING THAN NON-HISPANIC YOUTH, REPORT FINDS

WASHINGTON,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE – U.S. Newswire)--April 30, 2003--Hispanic youth in the United States have more alcohol advertising delivered to them than non-Hispanic youth across major youth-oriented media, according to a new report from the ...

CITY OF HOPE REPORTS FASTER RETURN OF CONTINENCE IN LAPAROSCOPIC PROSTATE-REMOVAL SURGERY

CHICAGO--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2003--City of Hope Cancer Center urologists performing prostate surgery with laparoscopic instruments are achieving faster return of continence for their patients than those receiving ...

MINORITY YOUTHS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE OVERWEIGHT, FINDS AHRQ STUDY

WASHINGTON, --(HISPANIC PR WIRE - U.S. Newswire)--April 30, 2003--African-American and Hispanic children in the United States 6 to 11 years of age are significantly more likely than non-Hispanic white children the same age to be overweight while ...

AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND NAMES DIRECTOR OF MINORITY INTERVENTION AND KIDNEY EDUCATION

ROCKVILLE, MD--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - U.S. Newswire)--April 22, 2003-- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) has named Forrest A. Daniels, FACHE as National Director of Minority Intervention and Kidney Education (MIKE). Daniels was Executive Director of ...

HEMOPHILIA REQUIRES ONE-ON-ONE CARE SAYS PATIENT ADVOCATE; CURATIVE HEALTH SERVICES JOINS PATIENT ADVOCATE TO...

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2003--Curative Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:CURE) While other children enjoyed summer vacations with their families, Ivan Escobar was in the emergency room once again fighting ...

DRINKING CONCORD GRAPE JUICE MAY REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE IN HYPERTENSIVE MEN

San Diego, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 14, 2003--Men with elevated blood pressure who drank Concord grape juice for twelve weeks experienced a significant drop in both their systolic and diastolic blood pressures, according to results from a ...

CLARITIN® PAVES THE ROAD TO CLARITY THIS SPRING WITH NON-DROWSY ALLERGY RELIEF

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 1, 2003--Spring is in the air-and so are tree pollens, grass pollens and other allergens that can antagonize your senses and keep you from fully enjoying springtime activities. If you are one ...

PACIFICARE ENGAGES LATINO COMMUNITY WITH PACIFICARE EN ESPAÑOL, A NEW SPANISH-LANGUAGE HEALTH INFORMATION WEB...

CYPRESS, Calif.,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2003--Committed to developing products and services tailored to meet the unique health care needs of Latinos, PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHSY), launched PacifiCare en ...

CITY EMPLOYEES TO SHAVE HEADS TO SUPPORT CO-WORKER, RAISE MONEY FOR CANCER RESEARCH; THREE...

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADVISORY for Wednesday March 19 Proceeds Benefit National Childhood Cancer Foundation What: Cancer Awareness Event & Fundraiser to benefit St. Baldrick's and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation ...

MACHISMO ATTITUDES KEEP HISPANIC MEN FROM GOING TO THE DOCTOR

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--March 17, 2003--Poor health literacy and machismo are hazards to the health of Hispanic men, but innovative community programs can help overcome that, according to a report being presented March 21 at the ...

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