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PHOENIX BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WINS GRANT FROM WALGREENS AND CREST HEALTHY SMILES 2010...

PHOENIX,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 20, 2003--In recognition of Children's Dental Health Month in February, Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix a $5,000 grant to help fund oral ...

SAN FRANCISCO LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WINS GRANT FROM WALGREENS AND CREST HEALTHY...

SAN FRANCISCO,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 20, 2003--In recognition of Children's Dental Health Month in February, Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco a $5,000 grant to help fund ...

A.D.A.M. LAUNCHES BI-LINGUAL HEALTH PLATFORM WITH VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER

ATLANTA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2003--With Hispanics now the largest minority group in the United States, and with the growing need for equal access to healthcare services for persons of limited English proficiency, ...

CONGRESS OKs $50 MILLION PROGRAM TO COMBAT CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING

Washington, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 14, 2003--Congressional leaders agreed yesterday to fund a new federal grant program targeting the elimination of lead hazards in high-risk areas across the country. The $50 million program, ...

CATHOLIC MEDICAL MISSION BOARD NAMES HONDURAN DOCTOR DIRECTOR OF INTEGRATED PROGRAM TO PREVENT CHILHOOD...

New York, NY,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 11, 2003--Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) has named Eduardo H. Retes, M.D., MPH & TM, Regional Technical Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. In this capacity, Dr. Retes will ...

WALGREENS AND CREST HEALTHY SMILES 2010 PROMOTE PROPER DENTAL HABITS DURING CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH...

Due to statistical errors Sonrisas Saludables 2010 de Crest is reissuing the following corrected press release distributed on Hispanic PR Wire February 07, 2003: CINCINNATI, OH,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 10, 2003--In honor of Children's ...

CONSUMER DEMAND FOR HIMALAYA’S ‘MEMORY HERB’ SKYROCKETS

HOUSTON--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2003--Himalaya USA, the North American distributor for The Himalaya Drug Company, today announced a strong response to the introduction of its Pure Herbs line -- especially increased demand ...

DOVE® RAISES THE STANDARD FOR BEAUTIFUL HAIR WITH LAUNCH OF NEW LINE OF SHAMPOOS...

CHICAGO, Ill.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2002--For years, women have been caught between the yin and the yang of finding a shampoo and conditioner that addresses their two most common hair problems: the need for both moisture and body at the ...

NEW SURVEY REVEALS UNINFORMED CONSUMERS TAKING DANGEROUS RISKS WITH OTC PAINKILLERS

NEW YORK, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--January 30, 2003--According to new data released today by the National Consumers League (NCL), the ongoing abuse and misuse of over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen and naproxen is a very real ...

STIGMA OF DISORDER, LACK OF INFORMATION SIGNIFICANT BARRIERS TO TREATMENT OF ADHD AMONG AFRICAN...

Fort Washington, PA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--January 29, 2003--Worry that their child will be "labeled", not having enough information about the disorder, or knowing where to go for help are major barriers that may prevent many parents or caregivers ...

CATHOLIC MEDICAL MISSION BOARD LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE “BACK TO HAITI” HEALTHCARE INITIATIVE IN COLLABORATION WITH...

Port-au-Prince, Haiti,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--January 23, 2003--Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) announced earlier this week that it is launching a major public health initiative in Haiti in association with the Catholic Church, the Salesian ...

CATHOLIC MEDICAL MISSION BOARD TO FACILITATE DELIVERY OF 240 WHEELCHAIRS TO CHRONICALLY DISABLED IN...

New York, NY,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 19, 2002--When poor families in Tepexpan, Mexico can no longer care for their family members suffering from cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and other crippling diseases of the central nervous ...

NEW CDC PROGRAM ADDRESSES MAJOR CONCERNS CITED IN RECENT REPORT ON INACTIVITY AMONG L.A....

Los Angeles, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 18, 2002--The new VERB.(TM) It's what you do. campaign, organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is on track to increase ...

LANDMARK STUDY DEMONSTRATES SURVIVAL BENEFIT AT 10 YEARS FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

San Antonio, TX--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 12, 2002--Women with early stage breast cancer who were given an adjuvant chemotherapy regimen after surgery that included the drug ELLENCE® (epirubicin hydrochloride injection) were significantly ...

PFIZER HEALTH SOLUTIONS AND HARTFORD HOSPITAL LAUNCH PROGRAM TO PROMOTE LATINO DIABETES EDUCATION AND...

HARTFORD, CT--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 12, 2002 - Pfizer Health Solutions in collaboration with Hartford Hospital has launched the Amigos en Salud program to serve the Hartford Latino population who are newly diagnosed with diabetes. It is ...

FREE SPANISH GUIDE HELPS CALIFORNIANS IN SEARCH FOR QUALITY NURSING CARE

OAKLAND, Calif.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2002--The California HealthCare Foundation and La Opinion, the nation's largest Spanish-language daily newspaper today released "Entre el hogar y el hospital" a special supplement ...

TENET LAUNCHES A COMPREHENSIVE DIABETES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN PARTNERHSIP WITH CALIFORNIA DIABETES CONTROL PROGRAM,...

LOS ANGELES, Calif.,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 4, 2002--Extending its mission to serve the healthcare needs of the Southland Latino community, Tenet California is launching a comprehensive, bilingual consumer diabetes awareness, education ...

SCHERING-PLOUGH ANNOUNCES PRESCRIPTION-STRENGTH CLARITIN APPROVED FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER SALES

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 27, 2002--Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) announced today that all five formulations of the CLARITIN brand of non-drowsy allergy products have been approved at their original prescription ...

STUDY SHOWS DRINKING CONCORD GRAPE JUICE SLOWED LDL OXIDATION; INHIBITING ONE MECHANISM BY WHICH...

CONCORD, Mass.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2002--Lowering LDL cholesterol is a well-accepted means of reducing the likelihood of heart disease. Now, a new research study found that drinking Concord grape juice slowed the ...

THE LATINO INFLUENCER NETWORK (LIN) JOINS KEY POLICYMAKERS AND ADVOCACY GROUPS TO DECLARE THE...

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 14, 2002--The Latino Influencer Network (LIN), a partnership of health and diabetes experts, is joining numerous advocacy groups and key policymakers to urge Latinos to Aim for, Believe in, and ...

AMERICANS ALERTED OF GROWING HEALTH CRISIS FROM UNCONTROLLED DIABETES

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 14, 2002--More than two dozen medical organizations and national political leaders today urged the 17 million Americans with diabetes to reduce the disease's enormous human and financial toll by ...

NICOTROL® PRESENTS ANTI-SMOKING FIGHT OF THE DECADE: BOXER LAILA ALI VS. ‘CRAVING MAN’

PEAPACK, NJ--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 13, 2002--Laila Ali, one of America's leading female boxers (and daughter of Muhammad Ali), takes on "Craving Man," the new Nicotrol® smoking cessation icon, part of a national anti-smoking campaign to ...

ASTHMA CRISIS PROMPTS CALL FOR HISPANIC AMERICANS TO “PUT ASTHMA TO THE TEST”

WASHINGTON, DC--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 7, 2002--Citing the heavy burden that poorly controlled asthma is placing on Hispanic Americans, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and a group of leading organizations today ...

U.S. GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO CHIP IN AND HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED CHILDREN...

DENVER (HISPANIC PR WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2002--There are more than 10 million physically challenged persons in Mexico - three million of whom are children - and many live in places isolated from society with no access to resources to meet their ...

NATIONAL MINORITY AIDS COUNCIL HOSTS HIV/AIDS TRAINING FOR SAN DIEGO AIDS GROUPS

Washington, DC--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 6, 2002--California's minority community-based organizations working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention will soon have new ammunition in their fight against the epidemic. The National Minority AIDS ...

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