Fitness Tracking Apps Will Drive People in New York to Buy Fitness Equipment

New York, New York, October 21, 2014 / MM Globalwire / With Apple’s launch of its Health app on the latest version of iOS 8, there is an explosive growth in new health apps.  And, that’s leading to a predicted explosion in growth for fitness equipment. With an estimated 500 million iPhones sold to date, Apple’s Health app is in a lot of pockets, which means it...

“WOMEN IN PAIN” SURVEY LAUNCHED BY NATIONAL PAIN REPORT

Los Angeles, Aug. 11, 2014 / MMGlobalwire / —  The National Pain Report and the Los Angeles-based non-profit For Grace are conducting an online survey for women in chronic pain. The survey, which can be found here, asks women to answer questions about the causes, treatments and side effects related to their chronic pain. It’s estimated that more than 50...

Oscar Party Literally on Fire in Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland, February 27, 2014 / MM Globalwire / – It’s that time of year where the gilded get real gold: It’s Oscar night. A leading cause of house fires is chimney soot build-up. 40.3 million people watched the Academy Awards in 2013.  Aside from those at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles where the 2014 Oscars are being held, many Americans will be...

Richmond HVAC Contractors Bringing the Heat

Special to MM Globalwire February 18, 2014 After getting slammed by repetitive winter storms in Richmond, residents have been focused on two things: Staying safe and staying warm. We won’t be thinking too much about heating our homes for the next week, with temperatures jumping up to the 60s. But, that won’t last long. We’re dropping back to the 20s in the next...

THE NATIONAL PAIN FOUNDATION RETURNS

Golden, Colorado, February 13, 2014 – /MM Globalwire / The National Pain Foundation (NPF) announced today that it is being reformed as an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization to transform the way pain is fundamentally understood, assessed and treated for every human being. “We are resurrecting The National Pain Foundation because of the continued...

Child Custody and Divorce: Let the Fight Begin in Maryland

({city}), February 6, 2014 / MM Globalwire / “Who will get custody of the kids?” That’s one of the first questions that divorce lawyers are asked when a new client comes into the office. Legal fights over custody are common. And, let’s be honest, if you haven’t gone through a divorce yourself, you know someone who has. If children are involved, you no doubt...

Groundbreaking Report Shows 20 Percent Of Teenage Mothers Are Victims Of Abuse, One In Four Teen Girls In Foster Care Give Birth, In Los Angeles County

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation funds landmark report using data linkages on youth in the child welfare system leading to key new insights regarding teen births. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2013 /MM Globalwire / — A first-of-its-kind study released today links birth and child protective services records in Los Angeles County revealing new insights regarding births to...

Pain Is Symptom that Most Significantly Impacts Fibromyalgia Patients

“Functioning with Fibro” survey shows extent to which fibromyalgia pain affects personal relationships and ability to fulfill responsibilities at both work and home NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /MM Globawire/ — A new survey, titled Functioning with Fibro, specifically sought to determine which fibromyalgia symptom was most impactful in the daily lives...

HealthCare Partners to Expand Partnership with Allscripts to Transform Enterprise-Wide Integrated Healthcare Delivery

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — HealthCare Partners, LLC, based in Torrance, Calif., will expand its nationwide partnership with Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) by further deploying the Allscripts Enterprise™ Electronic Health Record (EHR) across its Californiamedical group sites and selecting the FollowMyHealth™ patient portal and the dbMotion population...

Statement in Support of Proposal to Repeal and Replace Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Nov. 1, 2013 / MM Globalwire / — The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) applauds the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees’ bi-partisan proposal to reform the way physicians are paid under Medicare.  PBGH supports the repeal of the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and the transition to a system that bases physician...