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Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida persist through school age, NIH study...

BETHESDA, Maryland, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Children as young as 6 years old who underwent fetal surgery to repair a common birth defect of the spine are more likely to walk independently and have fewer follow-up ...

National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey Mobile Exhibit Travels to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Institutes of Health's All of Us Journey is visiting multiple locations in Texas throughout January and February to educate communities about the opportunity to ...

Low-dose aspirin may reduce preterm birth risk among first-time mothers

BETHESDA, Maryland, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk for preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggests a study ...

$5 Million Gift from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Fund Scholarships...

HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The University of Houston College of Medicine has received a $5 million gift from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). The gift will provide <span...

Brooklyn-Based Medly Pharmacy Brings Innovation and Ease to Customers in the Philadelphia Market

BROOKLYN, New York, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- MedlyPharmacy, the innovative full-service digital pharmacy that has humanized the digital...

Pregnancy, breastfeeding may lower risk of early menopause, NIH-funded study suggests

BETHESDA, Maryland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Women who breastfed their infants exclusively for 7 to 12 months may have a significantly lower risk of early menopause than their peers who breastfed their infants for less ...

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Awards $1.1 Million to Help Build Healthier...

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan today announced more than $1.1 million support for community-based organizations to improve access to quality care in Los Angeles County. ...

CVS Health Debuts HealthHUB Locations to Serve Greater Tampa Community

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Individuals and families in Greater Tampa can now experience health care that is simple, convenient and affordable with the debut of HealthHUB, CVS Health's new store design in nine ...

Blue Shield of California Commits $20 Million to Support Gov. Newsom’s Initiative to Tackle...

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Blue Shield of California today announced a $20 million contribution to the California Access to Housing and Services fund Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed in his 2020-2021 ...

CVS Health Assisting Customers Affected by Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is committed to filling prescriptions, providing pharmacy services and providing other assistance in Puerto Rico following the trio of catastrophic ...

Zinc, folic acid supplement does not improve male fertility, NIH study suggests

BETHESDA, Maryland, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Dietary supplements containing zinc and folic acid—marketed as a treatment for male infertility—do not appear to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts or sperm function, ...

Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization,...

BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with ...

Persistent organic pollutants in maternal blood linked to smaller fetal size, NIH study suggests

BETHESDA, Maryland, Dec. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Pregnant women exposed to persistent organic pollutants, or POPs, had slightly smaller fetuses than women who haven't been exposed to these chemicals, according to an analysis ...

RTR Pilates to Provide Bilingual (English/Spanish) Reformer Pilates Classes at the Palisades and Chevy...

POTOMAC, Maryland, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- RTR Pilates, a boutique reformer Pilates company located in the Washington DC area, will offer bilingual (English/Spanish) reformer Pilates classes at their Palisades and Chevy ...

Nine Health Threats that Made Headlines in 2019: A CDC Review

ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- From an outbreak of mysterious lung-injury deaths to America's near loss of measles elimination status, the beginning of the end of the U.S. HIV epidemic to the Ebola outbreak in the ...

If you purchased Infants’ Tylenol, you may be entitled to cash from a class...

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP of Los Angeles, CA and Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, PC of Washington, DC announce that a proposed settlement has been reached with ...

Holly Holtzen Named State Director of AARP Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, AARP Regional Vice President Rawle Andrews Jr. announced Holly A. Holtzen, Ph.D., a distinguished policy leader, researcher and the former Chief Operating Officer and Acting ...

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and Univision Join Forces to Raise $4.7M during National...

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® together with Univision radio stations across 15 media markets raised $4.7 million dollars during this year's <a ...

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Advances Reach to Spanish-Speaking Consumers

TAMPA, Florida, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIIQ) ("HIIQ" or "the Company"), a leading cloud-based technology platform and distributor of affordable health insurance, life ...

Health Gorilla Expands Interoperability Partnerships in Puerto Rico

SUNNYVALE, California and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Health Gorilla, a leader in interoperability solutions, announced today new partners that have adopted its technology platform to advance clinical ...

Blue Shield of California Launches Statewide, Multi-Year Initiative to Support Mental Health for California...

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- There is a mental health crisis among California's youth. Studies show up to one in five students in the U.S. has a serious mental health need, yet in California too few of ...

High amounts of screen time begin as early as infancy, NIH study suggests

BETHESDA, Maryland, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Children's average daily time spent watching television or using a computer or mobile device increased from 53 minutes at age 12 months to more than 150 minutes at 3 years, ...

Solis Health Plans Hosted the 2019 Senior Stroll: “Un Paseo Por La Salud” at...

MIAMI, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Solis Health Plans hosted "Un Paseo Por La Salud," a health and wellness stroll for the South Florida public on Saturday, November 2nd at the Hialeah Park and Casino Clubhouse (2200...

Eight CDC Health Tips for a Safe and Healthy Holiday

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what's important. They are also a time to appreciate – and ...

Legislators, Radio Executives and Leading Hispanic Advocates Examine Social Determinants of Health in US...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hispanic Communications Network (HCN - HCNMedia.com) /La Red Hispana (<a target="_blank" ...

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