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Maurer Foundation's Pink Diamond Gala

The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education is proud to mark the 10th anniversary of its Pink Diamond fundraiser on October 9th at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. Funds raised at this year's Pink Diamond Gala will support the Long Island-based non-profit organization's breast health education mission.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mon Sep 15, 2014


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Simultaneous association of total energy consumption and activity-related energy expenditure with risks of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes among postmenopausal women. To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.


Related Topix: Health

The Jersey Journal

Women's Imaging Center in Flemington to host 'Girls' Night Out' on Oct. 9

Hunterdon Women's Imaging Center will host "Girls' Night Out" on Thursday, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m., in their newly renovated and expanded space located at 31 North Office Centre, 121 Route 31, Suite 1100 in Flemington. Attendees will enjoy chatting with experts on women's health, imaging, nutrition, care giving, exercise and more.


Related Topix: Flemington, NJ, Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Hunterdon County, NJ

Daily Herald

Grayslake Outpatient Center to Host Women's Health Seminar

Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center will host a community seminar titled Steppin' Out for Women's Health on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This free, community education event includes dinner and cocktails with speakers on important women's health topics, including cancer prevention and screenings, hormones, gynecological health, diet and exercise and more. Fun favors and giveaways as well as an opportunity to schedule a mammogram will be available.


Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Business Journal

UT Medicine is unveiling new clinic in Medical Center

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio President William Henrich will dedicate UT Medicine's newest health clinic in the South Texas Medical Center on Sept. 17. UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of faculty from the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio , is opening a new primary care clinic in the South Texas Medical Center.


Related Topix: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, Health

The Baltimore Sun

NOW presses gubernatorial candidates for answers on women's issues

Posing a challenge to Republican Larry Hogan, the Maryland chapter of the National Organization for Women has asked candidates for governor to explain their positions on a series of women's health issues. NOW made a formal request Monday that Hogan, Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown and Libertarian candidate Shawn Quinn answer five questions on abortion and contraceptive services.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Health

Hidalgo County Clinics Cut Ties With Planned Parenthood

The Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County is cutting its ties with the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The move is an attempt to reclaim state dollars for women's health care for impoverished women.


Related Topix: Hidalgo County, TX, Abortion


Study Reveals The #1 Key To A Happy Retirement

An elderly couple sit outside and enjoy a drink at a local bar in this arranged photograph taken in the Riverside area of Norwich, Norfolk, in May, 2000. Have you ever heard someone joke that if they knew they'd have lived so long, they would have taken better care of themselves? As it turns out, this is no joke.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Acupuncture

Customer Interaction Solutions

RestorGenex to Present at the AACR Conference on Targeting the PI3K-mTOR Network in Cancer

RestorGenex Corporation , a specialty biopharmaceutical company initially focused on developing products for oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology and women's health, today announced that David Sherris, Ph.D., RestorGenex's chief scientific officer, will present scientific data on the Company's proprietary RES-529 program in oncology. Dr. Sherris' presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research Conference on Targeting the PI3K-mTOR Network in Cancer is scheduled for Monday, September 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Health, Dermatology

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

RAM offers free medical care Sept. 20 and 21 in Ooltewah

Remote Area Medical , a nonprofit, volunteer, medical relief corps, is sponsoring a two-day event at Ooltewah High School on Sept. 20 and 21, to provide free health, dental and vision services and exams for underserved, uninsured, unemployed and under-employed persons in Hamilton and surrounding counties.


Related Topix: Ooltewah, TN, Non-Profit, Health, Entertainment, Wild Kingdom, Television, Knoxville, TN

The Miami Herald

South Florida medical simulation company quietly becomes a force in industry

"The baby's coming, the baby's coming," she says, demanding an epidural, but it's a little late for that. "Push, push, push," says Jorge, coaching her through the contractions, as two "nurses" hold Victoria's hand and watch her vital signs and fetal heart tones on several monitors.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health, Marketing, University of Miami

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

North Ottawa Community Health System ends midwife services

The community expressed an interest in those services several years ago, but demand has changed over time, said Dr. Haney Assaad, vice president of medical affairs for the Grand Haven-based health system. The health system employs two midwives, who are currently seeing 48 pregnant clients, NOCHS spokeswoman Jen VanSkiver said.


Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Health, Social Software, Spring Lake, MI

The Moultrie News

Volunteers raise awareness for ovarian cancer

Hundreds of volunteers in more than seven locations throughout the region will be armed with ribbons, banners, posters and wristbands as they decorate city centers in teal.


Related Topix: Health

Milwaukee Courier Online

New Poll: Women's Health and Economic Security for Women and...

A new poll of voters in 18 battleground states found that the issues of women's health and economic security for women and families are the top motivators for key groups of voters. Potential drop-off voters, who tend to vote in presidential years and stay home for midterm elections, are highly receptive to messaging about the adverse consequences of not voting, especially when connected to economic security for women and families and ongoing threats to women's access to health care like birth control and abortion .


Related Topix: Health, Abortion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Park Record

Park City doctor promises to slow the effects of aging

Dr. Stephanie Singer, who is offering treatment to combat the effects of aging, stands by a machine called the GE Lunar DXA, which assesses the bone health of patients. Dr. Stephanie Singer, an obstetrician and gynecologist, was tired of seeing patients, then having to whisk them away without the time to counsel them properly on overall health and wellness.


Related Topix: Medicine, Park City, UT, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Life, Food, Nutrition, Health


4 Other Policies That The Republicans Calling For Over-The-Counter Birth Control Could Endorse

Over the past several weeks, an increasing number of GOP lawmakers have come out in favor of making birth control pills available over the counter , a move that's angered reproductive rights organizations who say candidates are merely pretending to care about women's health issues to win over female voters. Experts say that the question of access is actually more complex .


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Liberal Political News

US News & World Report

Why Breast-feeding is Important for Mom's Heart Health

Breast-feeding isn't only good for babies. It can also reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Motherhood, Family

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Glen Ridge residents hear hospital's building plans

John Fromhold, CEO of HackensackUMC Mountainside, speaks to an audience of local residents, hospital staff and town officials during a community meeting Wednesday night in the hospital auditorium. HackensackUMC Mountainside hosted a meeting with Glen Ridge residents Wednesday night to discuss the planned construction of a new medical office building.


Related Topix: Glen Ridge, NJ, Medicine, Nursing, Montclair, NJ, Health

Real Simple

4 Reasons to Make Salmon for Dinner Tonight

Fish is a great catch in more ways than one-the omega-3 fatty acids can help you stay healthy from head-to-toe, and the benefits keep showing up year after year. Here, four science-backed reasons you'll want to serve it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nursing, Health, Recipes

Washington Examiner

Singing River Hospital completes $6.3M in upgrades

Singing River Hospital has completed a $6.3 million upgrade to the first three floors of the Southeast Tower, which began a little more than a year ago. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Holland tells The Sun Herald those floors on the eastern side of the front tower were gutted to update the rooms The first floor contains 15 oncology rooms, the second floor houses 16 medical and surgical rooms and the third floor holds 16 rooms geared toward women's health, including child delivery.


Related Topix: Health