Lifeclinic Collaborates with 3M Digital Signage to Bring Consumer Health Information and Advertising to Retail Pharmacies

Lifeclinic Collaborates with 3M Digital Signage to Bring Consumer Health Information and Advertising to Retail Pharmacies



Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated health testing kiosks, and 3M Digital Signage, today announced a strategic initiative to develop a digital advertising and health information network designed to provide consumers with relevant health and product information in a trusted setting: their local pharmacy.



Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) August 6, 2007



Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated health testing kiosks, and 3M Digital Signage, today announced a strategic initiative to develop a digital advertising and health information network designed to provide consumers with relevant health and product information in a trusted setting: their local pharmacy.



Capitalizing on Lifeclinic's national retail pharmacy presence, participating pharmacies will be equipped with an Internet-connected Lifeclinic health station, usually complimented by a strategically placed LCD. These "information stations" will perform all the blood-pressure checks and health self-monitoring services currently provided by Lifeclinic systems, with the added benefit of synchronizing the user's health information with relevant product information.



3M Digital Signage software will enable Lifeclinic and its media production partners to schedule, distribute and play media-file playlists at multiple, identified store locations. The end result is delivery of a unified, targeted marketing message to the consumer at the point-of-interest and purchase.



"Our Lifeclinic health stations help drive consumer traffic to the pharmacy while simultaneously providing an extremely important service to the consumer, creating a win-win situation," says Lifeclinic Senior Vice President, Mike Cavotta. He adds, "We already have established valuable relationships with consumers who regularly use Lifeclinic blood pressure monitors to help them manage their blood pressure. Furthermore, creating new consumer buying opportunities is always a primary objective of retailers. We believe that by combining our automated health testing platform with 3M's state-of-the-art digital signage technology, we can successfully create such new buying opportunities within the pharmacy."



In addition to enabling Lifeclinic to deliver targeted messaging, 3M's robust monitoring capabilities will provide Lifeclinic access to proof-of-play data for its entire national network of health stations and digital signs.



"The great strength of combining 3M Digital Signage with Lifeclinic's core health monitoring capabilities is that it ensures delivery of messaging and information at the precise moment it will have the most impact and influence on an already highly receptive audience," said David Reynolds-Gooch, business manager, 3M Digital Signage. "Add the capability for product sponsors to receive proof that their message is being displayed, and you've got a perfect storm scenario in which all the players -- advertisers, pharmacies and consumers -- walk away winners."



About Lifeclinic International, Inc.

Lifeclinic was established in 1976 as Vita-Stat Medical Services, Inc. Since then, it has grown to be the world's largest supplier of commercial, automated, health kiosks. Lifeclinic health kiosks can be found in over 30,000 pharmacies and 4,000 company and organizational wellness centers worldwide, accounting for 500 million blood pressure measurements annually. Lifeclinic health kiosk and management systems encourage individuals to take an active role in their health care and provide corporate management with the tools to help reduce costs while simultaneously improving the health of individual employees. Lifeclinic health kiosks can be found throughout the United States and many other countries worldwide.



Please visit http://www. lifeclinic. com (http://www. lifeclinic. com) for more information.



About 3M Digital Signage Inc.

3M Digital Signage is a full-service provider of active and interactive digital solutions for retail, financial services, entertainment, corporate communications, and other industries. The company's products and services have powered thousands of digital signage locations worldwide. The company is headquartered on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, WA.



Please visit http://www.3MDigitalSignage. com (http://www.3MDigitalSignage. com) for more information



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George Mason University Offers New Online Courses

George Mason University Offers New Online Courses



In response to online training course demand, George Mason University, Office of Continuing Professional Education has partnered with Gatlin Education Services to provide new online certification programs in healthcare, business, construction, automotive technology, Internet -- design and technical, and video game design and development.



Fairfax, GA (PRWEB) December 21, 2005



In response to online training course demand, George Mason University, Office of Continuing Professional Education has partnered with Gatlin Education Services to provide new online certification programs in healthcare, business, construction, automotive technology, Internet -- design and technical, and video game design and development.



These new asynchronous online training courses are designed for individuals looking to obtain advanced training and certifications, switch career paths, or for first-time job seekers who need specialized training. The courses are all open enrollment and self-paced, and students are paired with a personal instructor. Each course offers a unique blended learning experience and includes everything you need to succeed: Internet, books, CD-ROM, lessons, quizzes and assignments.



Online training courses take an average of 90 days to complete.



For program and course descriptions or enrollment information, go to http://ocpe. gmu. edu (http://ocpe. gmu. edu) or contact Joan Velotti at jvelotti@gmu. edu or 703-993-2113.



About Gatlin Education Services:



Established in 1989, Gatlin Education Services is the largest provider of asynchronous Web-based, instructor-supported training offered through colleges and universities. GES open-enrollment programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to maintain or acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand occupations.



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Make a Mammogram Promise and Win Glassybaby Votives

Make a Mammogram Promise and Win Glassybaby Votives



Getting a mammogram is one of the most important things a woman can do to protect her health. Unfortunately, many women over age 40 do not get their annual exams and recent studies show that nationally the percentage of women over 40 who get annual mammograms is falling. That's why Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is launching the first annual Make a Mammogram Promise Campaign, which starts October 1st and runs throughout October. The goal of the campaign is to increase the percentage of women in the Northwest who get annual mammograms.



Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 12, 2009



Getting a mammogram is one of the most important things a woman can do to protect her health. Unfortunately, many women over age 40 do not get their annual exams and recent studies show that nationally the percentage of women over 40 who get annual mammograms is falling.



That's why Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is launching the first annual Make a Mammogram Promise Campaign, which starts October 1st and runs throughout October. The goal of the campaign is to increase the percentage of women in the Northwest who get annual mammograms.



The campaign is designed to engage the public in a fun and innovative way. At its core is a web site, http://www. mammogrampromise. org (http://www. mammogrampromise. org), where women can make a promise to get a mammogram and become eligible to win a daily random drawing for a glassybaby votive. The site includes a blog, helpful information, and two contests to entice women to start conversations about their health.



Women who make a Mammogram Promise can choose to spread the word about mammograms to their friends and loved ones and become eligible to win one of four grand prizes from glassybaby.



More than 40 prominent Northwest women, including U. S. Senator Patty Murray and Washington Governor Chris Gregoire, have joined the campaign and made their mammogram promises. Please join them in making your promise today.



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Kentucky Health Care Partnership Launches Resource: Eases Nursing Facility Placement for Consumers and Hospitals

Kentucky Health Care Partnership Launches Resource: Eases Nursing Facility Placement for Consumers and Hospitals



Hospitals in the state of Kentucky now have an easier way to select long - term care facilities for patients based on the specific needs and wants of the patient. The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities partnered with Total Living Choices, a web-based software company providing discharge / referral management services to hospitals, to help make patient placement easier. This new tool, called Care Finder-Pro, allows discharge planners at hospitals to search a database of long-term care facilities in the state of Kentucky and select the facility that best fits the patient's needs. This database helps narrow the selection of long-term care options at a time when patients and families are faced with difficult decisions.



Louisville, Ky. (PRWEB) December 8, 2008



Statewide Insurance Services, a subsidiary of the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF), has entered into an agreement with Total Living Choices, a web-based software company providing discharge/referral management services to hospitals. Their program Care Finder-Pro® provides patients, their families, and hospital discharge planners with tools to narrow and match patient quality of life needs with the appropriate long-term care facilities.



The web-based service will help hospitals to more easily and quickly provide placement to patients at discharge. Selecting care facilities based on specific patient quality of care and quality of life needs links everyone in the process: the hospital, the patient, their families and the post acute care provider. Care Finder-Pro will give hospital decision makers access to detailed information on care facilities throughout the state of Kentucky.



"This new relationship will aid hospitals and nursing facilities in providing effective support to families and seniors through the difficult process of facility selection and placement," said Ruby Jo Cummins Lubarsky, President of KAHCF. "The database helps to qualify the facilities for patients, based on criteria selected. Once a patient lists their needs and wants, facilities included in the database are searched and referrals are made. It's very streamlined and service-oriented."



Patients can search care providers under multiple factors, from basic living needs to financial arrangements to quality of life issues. "The survey we use to gather information from nursing facilities encompasses everything from pets to dietary preferences to languages," said Martin Conner, director sales and marketing, Southern Region, Total Living Choices. "Prior to this arrangement, a centralized database has not existed. This one-stop source provides speed and accuracy to the process. Patients and families in the state will be better served and have a better understanding of the care provisions available up front."



This agreement now opens the door for information on all Kentucky nursing care facilities to be easily accessible by consumers. "It's a win-win situation, with no costs involved to the nursing facilities and personal care homes," said Lubarsky. In addition, consumers can search for care facilities by a link on the KAHCF website (www. kahcf. org) to Total Living Choices programs Facility Finder and Care Interpreter.



"This is a worthy partnership," said Lubarsky. "The process of hospital discharge into a care facility becomes much more effective when patients can get a clear view of what a site offers. The decision becomes easier and more successful for everyone involved."



For hospitals and care facilities, Care Finder-Pro will make the discharge process go much more smoothly. In the past, hospitals working on discharged patient placement would have to make multiple phone calls to facilities. During this labor intensive process, matches were not always effective. A complete and specific view of the patient's needs and wants can be hard to communicate with past methods of information gathering.



"Every care facility should be in this system," said Lubarsky. "It helps everyone - hospitals, nursing facilities and most importantly the consumer. Not charging for participation should motivate nursing facilities to provide information, making a level playing field for all."



Working through Care Finder-Pro offers some additional value to members of KAHCF. While a facility does not have to be a member to participate in this complimentary database, members do receive additional benefits. "They can get reduced pricing on website and video preview development to highlight their facility for potential patients and hospitals to view," said Lubarsky. "In addition, the system can offer some other service enhancements."



About the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

Established in 1954, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) is the trade association that represents proprietary and nonproprietary nursing facilities and personal care homes across the Commonwealth. One of the state affiliates of the American Health Care Association, KAHCF provides a wide variety of services to member facilities. In order to meet the growing needs of the membership, Statewide Insurance Services (SIS) was incorporated in 1992 as a subsidiary of KAHCF.



About Total Living Choices

Total Living Choices is a leading healthcare enterprise software company whose products and services bring together acute-care hospitals, post-acute providers, and patients/families resulting in financial and social benefits for hospitals and providers and increased patient/family education and satisfaction. For information about TLC products and solutions visit www. TLChoices. com.



Care Finder-Pro® is a registered trademark of Total Living Choices.



This information could be helpful to your readers who might be facing difficult decisions of their own.



Please feel free to use the press release or contact me if you would like more information about the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities or Total Living Choices.



Peggy Dineen

On behalf of Total Living Choices

(888) 296-2411 ext. 8

Peggy (at) alberscommunications. com



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Airfoil Public Relations Promotes Kushner and Parry to Senior Vice President, Partner

Airfoil Public Relations Promotes Kushner and Parry to Senior Vice President, Partner



Airfoil Public Relations, experts in public relations and marketing communications for both leading and emerging companies, is pleased to announce the promotions of Eric Kushner and Tracey Parry to senior vice presidents of their respective practice areas. In addition, both have been made agency partners.



Detroit (PRWEB) August 19, 2007



Airfoil Public Relations, experts in public relations and marketing communications for both leading and emerging companies, is pleased to announce the promotions of Eric Kushner and Tracey Parry to senior vice presidents of their respective practice areas. In addition, both have been made agency partners. Kushner and Parry's promotions come as a milestone for Airfoil as the company continues to grow and demonstrate year over year success across the agency.



"Airfoil is especially thrilled to recognize the leadership and service that Eric and Tracey have provided the company since its founding," said Lisa Vallee-Smith, CEO of Airfoil Public Relations. "Much of the growth and success of our company have come as a result of their hard work and dedication. As Airfoil continues to build upon its success, we look forward to the value they contribute to the agency not only as leaders, but as partners."



"Eric and Tracey have been constant models of Higher Thinking at Airfoil and we are excited to welcome them on as partners in the agency," said Airfoil Public Relations President Janet Tyler. "Airfoil recognizes that the retention and growth of outstanding individuals in the industry is essential in sustaining our positive momentum. We want to thank Eric and Tracey for their contributions and congratulate them on setting such an exceptional standard in public relations."



Eric Kushner, APR, currently leads the agency's business-to-business technology practice and serves on the leadership team for the healthcare group. He guides public relations strategies for a number of the world's leading innovators in software for business, home and industry. His areas of expertise center in strategic communications program development, executive media coaching and corporate communications disciplines. He has been selected by PR News as one of its "15 to Watch" among top young agency execs and was identified by PRWeek as one of the industry's "Ten Rising Stars."



Tracey Parry, APR, leads marketing communications programs for the business-to-consumer practice which includes several of the world's most recognized brands in e-commerce, food and beverage retailing, information technology and interactive promotions. Her expertise spans strategic and creative planning, consumer, tech and automotive media relations and the execution of public relations-driven research programs. She has demonstrated particular acumen in the development of events and consumer media relations and has spearheaded a number of industry award-winning campaigns for clients. Parry is also a founding and previous board member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT).



Both Kushner and Parry have earned honors for the agency throughout their tenures for professionalism and expertise in public relations. Under their leadership, Airfoil has been recognized by PR News, PR Week, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the Automotive Public Relations Council (APRC), the Hermes Awards and others for public relations excellence and creativity.



About Airfoil Public Relations, Inc. (www. airfoilpr. com)

Airfoil Public Relations, with offices in Detroit, Mich. and Redwood City, Calif., is an independent firm that specializes in marketing communications and public relations for both emerging and established brands. Established in 2000, Airfoil is ranked 10th among O'Dwyer's top 50 technology PR firms, in addition to being recognized by PR Week as one of its Top 100 PR firms. Airfoil was also a recipient of the PR Week Boutique PR Agency of the Year Honorable Mention. For more information about Airfoil Public Relations, please call 866.AIR. FOIL.



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Sidestep Winter Dry Skin with Natural Preventative Skin Care

Sidestep Winter Dry Skin with Natural Preventative Skin Care



New shielding lotion technology relieves dry winter skin.



Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2006



There are many positive aspects to this time of the year -- the weather turns cooler, the leaves turn color and we look forward to the holiday season. But one bothersome aspect of winter weather is dry, itchy skin. According to the US National Library of Medicine dry itchy skin occurs more often in winter, when cold air outside and heated air inside cause low humidity. The skin loses moisture, may crack and peel or become irritated and inflamed, causing millions of Americans to suffer from dry skin (http://skinmdnatural. com/skin-care. html) conditions.



Starting an effective dry skin care (http://skinmdnatural. com/) routine in autumn can sidestep the disasters colder weather can wreak on the skin. New ingredients and technology have produced a shielding lotion that bonds with the skin and replaces the protective layer that locks the moisture in, keeping the skin supple and healthy.



Ordinary moisturizers try to make up for the moisture that our bodies lose by adding an external moisture source and coating the skin with creams, but this is not as effective as we would like. In fact, it could even have a detrimental long-term effect by sending the wrong message to the moisture production parts of the skin.



“When your skin gets dry and itchy in winter you know that the protective outer layer of skin has been stripped away,” says Dr Brian Zogg, a board-certified dermatologist with a practice in Albert Lea, Minnesota. “Artificial moisturizers in conventional creams and lotions can send a signal to the moisture producing parts of your skin that enough moisture is present. Your skin then makes less of the natural moisture needed to resolve a dry skin problem. With a shielding lotion you replace the outer layer and protect the natural oils and moisture in your skin, so it heals faster.”



Prepare your skin for the onslaught of winter by starting a natural skin care treatment now. Use a shielding lotion (http://www. skinmdnatural. com/how-it-works. html) like SkinMD Natural that bonds with your skin and replaces the protective layer, so that your skin retains its own oils and moisture. Skin MD Natural’s light, sheer formula uses a number of natural herbs, vitamins and extracts preventing dry skin care naturally.



Contact Data:



Tia Jones



1-323-882-8125



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New Corporate Agreement with Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. Names Broadlane® Exclusive Provider of Supply Chain and Procurement Services

New Corporate Agreement with Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. Names Broadlane® Exclusive Provider of Supply Chain and Procurement Services



Broadlane announced today through a corporate relationship agreement that Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. (LHP), based in Plano, Texas has selected Broadlane as the exclusive provider of a broad range of supply chain and procurement services to help manage spending for all LHP-owned and managed hospitals.



(Vocus) March 17, 2009



Dallas March 17, 2009-- Broadlane announced today through a corporate relationship agreement that Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. (LHP), based in Plano, Texas has selected Broadlane as the exclusive provider of a broad range of supply chain (http://www. broadlane. com) and procurement services (http://www. broadlane. com) to help manage spending for all LHP-owned and managed hospitals.



LHP will access Broadlane's unparalleled national GPO portfolio of consumable supplies, equipment, pharmaceuticals and purchased services. Additionally, LHP will utilize OnRamp™ (Broadlane's client portal) to access contract and vendor information, run reports, view Broadlane news and information, and download training and continuing education.



LHP will also utilize Broadlane's Procurement Services (http://www. broadlane. com) - specifically Transaction Management. Transaction Management will increase LHP's efficiency and lower its procurement-related expenses through Broadlane's National Procurement Center, a centralized operation in Dallas. Leveraging BroadLink®, Broadlane's proprietary e-commerce exchange, Broadlane's transaction experts will process purchase orders and acknowledgements and manage all associated workflows. For suppliers not supporting e-commerce, Broadlane will process orders via phone or fax, providing LHP with "virtual EDI." Information on all orders will return to LHP electronically allowing consolidation of all transaction history.



"We conducted a thorough market analysis before selecting Broadlane," said Tom Frazier, executive vice president of Administration, Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. "We are confident that Broadlane's demonstrated supply savings, account management support and Procurement Services will help generate best practice processes and maximum cost savings. As we continue to acquire and build new hospitals, these proven processes and savings will become more important in this economy."



"We are pleased to welcome LHP as a client," said Julie Plaga, senior vice president - new business development, Broadlane. "We are proud to be affiliated with LHP's talented leadership team and anticipate great growth from them in the future. LHP has a mission much like ours: to improve the quality of healthcare services their hospital partners provide to patients and their families. We are confident that the custom solutions we developed will deliver significant process improvements and cost savings to LHP hospitals to help improve patient care."



About Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc.

Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. (LHP) is a privately held company established to provide essential capital and expertise to not-for-profit hospitals and hospital systems with which it will form joint ventures to own, operate and manage acute care hospitals in small cities and select urban markets throughout the United States. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, near Legacy Park, LHP is owned by affiliates of private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC and the CPP Investment Board as well as members of management. For more information, visit www. legacyhospitalpartners. com.



About Broadlane

Broadlane is the leading technology-oriented healthcare services company, reducing cost and creating operational efficiencies for thousands of acute care hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, physician practices and other healthcare providers in the United States. Its core services include supply chain (http://www. broadlane. com) management and clinical workforce management services.

Broadlane's comprehensive supply chain services include:

 High-powered national and custom contracting for supplies, pharmaceuticals, equipment and purchased services  Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management  Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending  Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing  Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting  Supply chain technology and e-commerce



Broadlane Workforce Management™ addresses nurses and allied healthcare practitioners and includes:



 External shift and agency management services  Internal shift management, including electronic shift auctions  Regional nurse float pool management and internal agency management  E-commerce workforce exchange linking healthcare providers, clinical staff and agencies, enabling efficient shift management and fulfillment and reconciliation Broadlane's clients include leading providers such as Advocate Health Care, Ascension Health, Beaumont Hospitals, CHRISTUS Health, Continuum Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Kindred Healthcare, MedCath Corporation, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Tenet Healthcare, The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, US Oncology and UMass Memorial Health Care.

The company is headquartered in Dallas with offices in Cincinnati, Detroit, Houston, New York City and Oakland. For more information, visit www. broadlane. com.



Media Contact:

Jim Webb

Broadlane

972.813.7782



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Wound-Be-Gone® Clinical Evidence To Be Presented At The 2009 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting in Toronto, Canada

Wound-Be-Gone® Clinical Evidence To Be Presented At The 2009 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting in Toronto, Canada



Created by Czech Scientists, Wound-Be-Gone® is now the only over the counter treatment for chronic and acute wounds. The revolutionary new product features a patented technology that both speeds up the healing process and prevents scar formation.



Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2009



Wake Pharma US (http://www. wakepharmaus. com) announced today that clinical evidence on the treatment of wounds using Wound-Be-Gone® will be presented at the National 2009 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting being held in Toronto, Canada July 30 - August 3, 2009. The clinical evidence and data will be presented in podium and with on poster on display during the meeting.



We still want the product Wound-Be-Gone® to be recognized by the physicians, nurses and all the other allied health practitioners who are on the front lines of wound care. With today's economic challenges, people are turning to over-the-counter products, stated Maggie Jankowski, COO of Wake Pharma US. She commented: "Since the launch of Wound-Be-Gone® in June 2008, we have accumulated clinical experience across all types of wounds. Our product is very unique and is, actually, the only over-the-counter product available on the market to effectively treat chronic wounds.



Kim Eldridge, RNFA, CFCN and certified wound nurse for many years stated, "Being the only Over the Counter product of its kind, Wound-Be-Gone® is a new avenue for the treatment of Acute and Chronic wounds in people of all ages. I have seen impressive results in different types of wounds ranging from venous ulcers, burns, post op surgical incisions and abrasions. The pain reduction and minimal scarring that this product offers is unbelievable."



Wound-Be-Gone® (http://www. woundbegone. com) is a novel product based on revolutionary technology in the healing of wounds. Based on a unique and patented principle, it is vastly different from current healing products. It has a wide range of uses with essentially no side effect profile or contraindication and contains no antibiotics or material of biological origin.



According to Dr. Richard M. Millis, clinical physiologist, medical educator and V. P. for Research & Development, Wound-Be-Gone® is a novel gel which contains polymer that absorbs excess fluids and, for the first time, removes the toxic free radicals which are responsible for destruction of all living tissues (and aging), thereby creating a protected environment for healing with minimal scarring.



Complications from chronic, complex non-healing wounds can be dire. Not only can they lead to infection and pain, they lead to depression and even limb amputation. Patients affected by these types of wounds often require additional help performing common daily tasks and face higher mortality rates. Wound-Be-Gone® is useful beyond simple wound care.



Literally millions of Americans seek relief each year as complex non-healing wounds are associated with diabetes, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers and non-healing postoperative wounds. Everyone needs access to the "best standard" of care to heal chronic wounds (http://www. woundbegone. com). The new over the counter product Wound-Be-Gone® promises to significantly reduce the overall costs for treating wounds, and restore quality of life.



For more information on Wound-Be-Gone® and its revolutionary wound healing properties, please visit http://www. woundbegone. com (http://www. woundbegone. com)



About Wake Pharma US:

Wake Pharma US is an innovative and international company with its own manufacturing facility located in the Czech Republic (European Union). Wake Pharma US specializes in developing, marketing and distribution of revolutionary and unique products to the health market. For further information about Wake Pharma US, please visit our website at http://www. wakepharmaus. com (http://www. wakepharmaus. com)



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Company Granted Patent on Apparatus, Systems, and Methods for Gathering and Processing Wireless Biometric and Biomechanical Data

Company Granted Patent on Apparatus, Systems, and Methods for Gathering and Processing Wireless Biometric and Biomechanical Data



Patent relates to systems for wireless collection of body motion data from sensors attached to a body.



Laguna Niguel, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2009 -–



Applied Technology Holdings, Inc., revealed today that the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted its patent on a system for the gathering and processing of biometric and biomechanical body motion data.



Jay Shears, CEO of Applied Technology Holdings, Inc. said, "The granted patent relates to low cost motion sensor technology attached to a body, and data storage and retrieval systems to collect body motion and biometric data wirelessly.” Shears commented, “Some industries that will immediately benefit from the company’s technology are Physical Rehabilitation and Home Patient care through Telemedicine. The healthcare industry is planning for telemedicine and remote collection of patient data for electronic health monitoring, to be used as a tool to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. The Applied Technology Holdings patent relates to technology that is an enabler to achieve those goals.” Demand for the MEMS sensors that enable this technology is booming, generating strong growth for players in this segment.



The patent comes at a time when only 9 percent of the nation's hospitals have electronic health records, according to a survey of nearly 3,000 hospitals. The survey, financed by the Federal government and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is the most definitive measure to date of the use of computerized patient records by hospitals.



Shears also commented that, “Our company focus is the protection of our Intellectual Property and the commercialization of a development platform of products for solution providers in growing market segments like: the remote collection of data for patient monitoring, physical rehabilitation and strength conditioning, gaming, military, and aviation."



The Applied Technology Holdings, Inc. patent can be viewed at : http://patft. uspto. gov/ (http://patft. uspto. gov/); patent number 7,602,301.



About Applied Technology Holdings, Inc.

Applied Technology Holdings, Inc., founded in 2005, is a privately held hardware/technology manufacturer and services firm, with subsidiaries building custom turn-key technology solutions addressing specific customer needs. More information is available at www. athbiomotion. com



For more information contact:



Applied Technology Holdings, Inc.

Jay Shears, CEO

1.866.593.4893



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Scientific Skin Care Makes Stars' Skin Glow On The Small Screen

Scientific Skin Care Makes Stars' Skin Glow On The Small Screen



P8N8 Skincare becoming a staple of TV makeup artists.



New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2006



Whether they are catching card counters in sin city, shielding the nation from terrorists or helping spirits resolve unfinished business on earth, they are all doing it with glowing skin. Stars of the hit TV shows Las Vegas, 24 and Ghost Whisperer may not have a lot in common, but they all share radiant complexions thanks to P8N8 skincare products.



P8N8 Skincare, which takes its name from the eight protons and eight neutrons that make up oxygen, is quickly becoming a must-have among stars of the small screen.



It uses a unique Bio EnergizedTM technology to deliver the oxygen essential for healthy, glowing skin, along with Japanese green tea and other powerful, age-defying components to make skin look radiant onscreen and off. 



What happens in Vegas...



...no longer stays in Vegas. The Sin City secret to skin care is out. Makeup artists Sharon Helgestad and Pam Phillips use P8N8 to make the glamorous girls of Las Vegas glow in the fast-paced, sexy world of high stakes casinos. Playing with the high rollers may be stressful, but you won’t see dull skin or a blemish on Molly Sims, Nikki Cox or Vanessa Marcil, thanks to P8N8 products. The women think the Multi-Vita Complex is “fabulous,” and keep coming back for the Sensitive Skin Serum, Multi-Vita Gel Toner and Multi-Vita Professional Cleanser that “make (their) skin feel great!”



The makeup artists also rave about the P8N8 Multi Vita Peptide Complex powders, which come in a rainbow of stunning shades that reflect light and illuminate the face, proclaiming them “perfect for casino scenes”. In fact, the Peptides have become must-haves among those taking care of business everywhere from Sin City to Purgatory…



Celestial beauty



Jennifer Love Hewitt and Aisha Tyler may be blessed with heavenly looks to begin with, but their celestial glow on Ghost Whisperer comes from an earthly source -- P8N8 Multi Vita Peptide Complex powders. Makeup artist Julie Socash uses the multi-purpose products as eye, lip, cheek (and even nail) color, either wet for a glamorous metallic sheen, or gently blended into the skin for a healthy daytime glow. 



And, if they’ve had a long day on the set, Jennifer and Aisha don’t need to worry about falling right into bed without tending to their face. The 100% pure mineral-based products contain no chemicals or preservatives, making them healthy enough to sleep in, and the skin restorative ingredients provide an intensive moisture treatment overnight.



All in a days work



Thwarting terrorist attacks, train crashes and assassination attempts is enough to cause more than a few fine lines and wrinkles, so the cast of 24 counts on P8N8 products, like Multi Vita Professional Cleanser Cleansing Gel, Multi Vita Complex 1 Cream, and Multi Vita Shock Treatment to combat skin damage. Make up artist Dee Mansano uses the Multi Vita formulas on all 10 cast members, including Kiefer Sutherland, Jean Smart and Kim Raver, to gently melt away debris, toxins and make-up while nourishing, moisturizing and protecting the skin.



Even for those of us without a hit TV show



P8N8 blends the finest of all-natural ingredients in very complex and powerful formulations created by dermatologists and chemists specifically for aging and sun-damaged skin to lift, lighten and firm the skin leaving a more refined complexion and a healthy, youthful glow worthy of a close up. For more information, visit www. p8n8skincare. com.



P8N8 Bio Energized Oxygen, available in select European spas and salons, is now distributed in the United States exclusively through P8N8 Skincare USA. P8N8 products were developed by dermatologists for the purpose of treating aging and sun damaged skin and its related conditions. P8N8 stands apart with its Bio Energized technology that transports ingredients deep within the skin’s inner layers.



Contact:



Jerry Haines, Media Relations



P8N8 Skincare USA



614-889-2102



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MediSend International Brings Together a Partnership to Deliver Life-Saving Medication to Tajikistan

MediSend International Brings Together a Partnership to Deliver Life-Saving Medication to Tajikistan



This week, over $8 million of desperately needed anti-viral drugs were delivered to Tajikistan through the cooperation of MediSend, Marathon Oil Corporation and Project HOPE.



Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2010



MediSend International (http://www. medisend. org) partnered with Marathon Oil Corporation and Project HOPE to deliver 100,000 dosages of anti-viral medication to the people of Tajikistan. The medication, donated by Marathon, is valued at more than $8 million.



Tajikistan is one of the poorest countries in the world. Acquiring medicines is difficult or impossible for ordinary citizens and, in some areas one drug dispensary may serve as many as 20,000 people. Further, Tajikistan has no modern pharmaceutical plants. Thanks to MediSend and Project HOPE, the shipment of anti-viral drugs donated by Marathon was delivered to the Minister of Health in Tajikistan for distribution throughout the country. Project HOPE has had a long-term presence in Tajikistan where the need for these medications is great.



“MediSend takes great pride in its relationships. We know that it often takes several organizations working together to realize these opportunities. Marathon and Project HOPE, with its dedication to high standards in the delivery of medical products, were invaluable partners in this project,” said Nick Hallack, President and CEO of MediSend International.



Marathon’s Medical Director Dr. Brian Linder added, “We’re pleased to see these supplies being put to use in Tajikistan where the medication is much needed. Marathon appreciates the efforts of MediSend, which was instrumental in bringing together the right partners to make this donation a success.”



MediSend and Marathon have a long-standing collaboration in delivering humanitarian and other social responsibility programs in developing countries. When Marathon contacted Nick Hallack with the offer of anti-viral medication, Hallack immediately called upon MediSend’s valued membership in the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD). Fellow PQMD member, Project HOPE, joined the undertaking to help facilitate the delivery to Tajikistan and manage the in-country distribution program.



“Project HOPE has delivered critically needed donated medicines and medical supplies to improve the health of underserved populations in Tajikistan over the past eight years,” said Patricia Bacuros Director, Gifts-In-Kind Development for Humanitarian Programs & Disaster Response for Project HOPE, “We are pleased to partner with MediSend and Marathon on this delivery, to help ensure the most impactful distribution of these lifesaving anti-viral medications.”



Strong working relationships and collaborations are indispensable, especially when working in developing countries. As a member of organizations such as The Clinton Global Initiative, PQMD and AAMI, MediSend has a history of building strong partnerships to maximize results for the countries in which it works.



“As a unique alliance of non-profit and corporate organizations committed to bringing measurable health impact to vulnerable and under-served people, we are pleased to have helped facilitate MediSend’s and Project HOPE’s collaboration on this donation to the people of Tajikistan,” says Lori Warrens, PQMD Executive Director.



About MediSend

MediSend International is a global leader and innovator in transforming healthcare systems in developing countries. MediSend is a 501(c)(3) non-profit humanitarian organization with a mission to provide health systems strengthening programs that are specifically designed to meet the needs and challenges of developing country hospitals. Programs include essential professional training and education in biomedical technologies, technical support, the design of biomedical repair laboratories, and the distribution of donated medical supplies, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals.



About Marathon Oil Corporation

Marathon is an integrated international energy company engaged in exploration and production; oil sands mining; integrated gas; and refining, marketing and transportation operations. Marathon, which is based in Houston, has principal operations in the United States, Angola, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Libya, Norway, Poland and the United Kingdom. Marathon is the fourth largest United States-based integrated oil company and the nation's fifth largest refiner.



About Project Hope 

Founded in 1958, Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) is dedicated to providing lasting solutions to health problems with the mission of helping people to help themselves. Identifiable to many by the SS HOPE, the world’s first peacetime hospital ship, Project HOPE now provides medical training and health education, as well as conducts humanitarian assistance programs in more than 35 countries.



About PQMD 

The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations is a unique alliance of non-profit and corporate organizations committed to bringing measurable health impact to underserved and vulnerable people through active engagement with global partners and local communities. PQMD members and their partners combine product contributions with cash, volunteers, training and other services to support a wide range of global health programs.



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AlphaRX ANNOUNCES RESULTS ON HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, NOVEL, TOPICAL NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FORMULATIONS

AlphaRX ANNOUNCES RESULTS ON HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, NOVEL, TOPICAL NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FORMULATIONS



AlphaRX ANNOUNCES RESULTS ON HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, NOVEL, TOPICAL NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FORMULATIONS



(PRWEB) May 16, 2002



AlphaRX ANNOUNCES RESULTS ON HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, NOVEL, TOPICAL NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FORMULATIONS



AlphaRx (ALRX:OTCBB) is pleased to announce data and results on its new topical drug delivery formulation, as compiled by AlphaRxÂ’s Chief Scientist Joseph Schwarz, Ph. D. and Dr. Peter Carlen, senior scientist with the Toronto Western Research Institute, neurologist with the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at the Toronto Western Hospital, and professor of medicine (neurology) at the University Of Toronto.



The experimental design was repeated and the results were consistently reproducible in comparing a number of formulations using AlphRxÂ’s drug delivery formulation with some well-known commercial topical anti-inflammatory creams. The data supported the conclusion that AlphaRxÂ’s new topical formulations possess enhanced anti-inflammatory activity when compared to well-known commercial brands currently in the market. The research was conducted in the laboratories of Dr. Carlen, under a Sponsored Research Agreement between NeuroProtection Inc. (NPI) and the University Health Network (UHN).



AlphaRx has engaged NeuroProtection Inc. in a Research and Consulting Agreement under which NPI is designing a pre-clinical development program and clinical development strategy for AlphaRxÂ’s proprietary drug delivery system. NPI is conducting in-vivo investigations of compounds for enhanced delivery for site inflammation, brain inflammation, aging and neuroprotection. Some of the research is implemented via NPIÂ’s Sponsored Research Agreement with the University Health Network. The investigational compounds include Alpha RxÂ’s proprietary BCD drug delivery system in combination with standard Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS). On-going work will include additional investigations with these compounds and with NeuroProtection Inc.Â’s proprietary MPCB neuro-protective agents.



The study demonstrated that AlphaRx’s new topical formulations, comprised of safe, well known delivery components, are stable, with low-irritancy, possess a high efficacy in the local delivery of biologically active compounds. Comparative anti-inflammatory activity of topical formulations included ARX cream (16% MeSal), Ben Gay™ “extraforte” cream (30% MeSal), Voltaren Emugel™, ARX cream (6-MC). The proprietary formulations can be readily manufactured with available industry-standard pharmaceutical equipment.



AlphaRx ‘s topical drug delivery formulation, utilizes natural and safe carrier components. This drug delivery vehicle significantly increases drug loading through a unique combination of polarity and hydrophobicity of the carrier components (US Patent pending). Additional refinements in this field by AlphaRx have resulted in the capability of formulating stable submicron emulsions without the use of high-pressure homogenizers (US Patent pending). Such “self-emulsifying” formulations containing Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) have been tested in non-infection, inflammatory animal models, in order to compare the relative activity of these drugs in traditional versus enhanced delivery vehicles. These in-vivo experiments have been carried out at the Toronto Western Hospital/University Health Network. The experimental protocol was peer reviewed and approved by the ethics review committee.



The experimental results are consistent and reproducible, supporting the suggestion that AlphaRx’s new topical formulations possess superior anti - inflammatory activity. For example, AlphaRx’s ARX cream with 16% Methylsalicylate produced a three-fold reduction in edema volume at peak activity, when compared to Pfizer’s well-known and popular BenGay™ “Extra Forte” OTC cream (30% Methylsalicylate). All AlphaRx compositions showed similar enhanced anti-inflammatory activity when compared to other test formulations.



*Data was prepared Q-1 2002.



About AlphaRx



AlphaRx is engaged in the development of novel formulations of drugs that are insoluble or poorly soluble in water. AlphaRx's broad product pipeline consists of carefully selected, currently marketed drugs, which, through the application of its proprietary BCD drug delivery technology, offer improved medical benefits over existing products with a strong commercial potential.



About UHN



University Health Network is a major landmark in Canada's health care system and a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of three remarkable hospitals, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital, the organization brings together the talent and resources that make it an international leader in health care.



About NeuroProtection Inc.



NeuroProtection Inc. is a Toronto-based R&D company actively engaged in the discovery and development of novel agents for development as pharmaceuticals with neuroprotective applications. The company houses several patents and patent applications covering its proprietary MPCB technology for neuroprotection and has other Intellectual Property in process.



Contact:



AlphaRx http://www. alpharx. com (http://www. alpharx. com) Michael M. Lee Tel: 905-762-0745 Ext 101



NeuroProtection Inc. Craig Sibley Tel 416-450-8231E-mail presciencedev@rogers. com



FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:



This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning and pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties that may individually or mutually impact the matters herein described, including but not limited to product development and acceptance, manufacturing, competition, regulatory and/or other factors, which are outside the control of the Company.



Econ Investor Relations ConnieLinder Toll free: 888-368-8705 Email: clinder@investorideas. com

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Home Alone? RepairClinic says: Don’t Leave your Appliances Stranded While on Vacation

Home Alone? RepairClinic says: Don’t Leave your Appliances Stranded While on Vacation



According to the appliance repair experts at RepairClinic, also known as RepairGurus, when you go on vacation, it’s generally a good idea to have a friend or neighbor keep an eye on your home while you’re away. Nothing ruins a wonderful, just-vacationed feeling than the sight of appliance disaster just inside the door of your home.



Canton, MI (Vocus) August 4, 2010



According to the appliance repair experts at RepairClinic (http://www. repairclinic. com/), also known as RepairGurus, when you go on vacation, it’s generally a good idea to have a friend or neighbor keep an eye on your home while you’re away. Most think of theft, fire, or other household problems as the greatest risk, but many homeowners have had the unexpected surprise of finding water leaking from a broken hose, or spoiled food in their fridge when they return from their vacation. Nothing ruins a wonderful, just-vacationed feeling than the sight of appliance disaster just inside the door of your home.



When it comes to appliance (http://www. repairclinic. com/RepairHelp/RepairHelp. aspx) vacation disasters, there are a few potential scenarios that can occur, making the homecoming a little more “exciting” than you might like:

 Water leaks from a refrigerator or freezer onto the floor.  Refrigerator stops running—food thaws and spoils.  Dryer fire.  Washing machine line busted—water through the floor and/or ceiling.  Freezer thaw—food and ice melt, forming a puddle on the floor.



The solution: don’t wait until something goes wrong to give your appliances some attention. Here are some simple preventive steps you can take to help avoid vacation appliance disasters:



1. Carefully pull your fridge out from the wall (using the Glide n Guard floor protector (http://www. repairclinic. com/SSPartDetail. aspx? PartID=12914&Acc=1&PPStack=1) to prevent scratches and gouges); then, check the water lines to be sure they aren’t loose, that they are securely connected, both at the water source and at the fridge.

2. Regularly clean your dryer lint screen after each load and check the vent behind the lint screen for lint buildup—use the vacuum cleaner attachment from repairclinic. com to remove excess lint.

3. Keep the fridge condenser clean by removing lint, hair and other debris using the condenser brush (http://www. repairclinic. com/SSPartDetail. aspx? PartID=12859&Acc=1&PPStack=1), to keep your fridge running efficiently.

4. Check the water hoses on your washing machine for cracks, blisters, corroded fittings, leaks or other signs of stress. If any of these conditions exist, replace the rubber hoses. For even more peace of mind, simply replace old rubber hoses with more durable stainless steel hoses (http://www. repairclinic. com/SSPartDetail. aspx? PartID=1472585&Acc=1&PPStack=1), built to last much longer.

5. Monitor the temperature in your fridge on a regular basis. Keep a thermometer (http://www. repairclinic. com/SSPartDetail. aspx? PartID=903650&Acc=1&PPStack=1) in your refrigerator and monitor the temperature on a regular basis so you will be able to see if the temperature is dropping before disaster occurs.



Summer is a good time to do some general appliance maintenance, before school starts, when families are very busy. “Even if your appliances seem to be working fine, a little preventive maintenance is always a good idea” says Chris Hall, President, Repairclinic, and former appliance repairman. He recommends that you give your appliances routine checkups, just like you take your children to the doctor for their annual health exam. “It can save you a lot of money and headaches later, if you do the preventive work up-front,” says Hall. “The appliance maintenance calendar (http://www. repairclinic. com/0097.asp) on the RepairClinic website is a great help to get you started.”



About RepairClinic

Founded in Canton, Mich., in 1999, RepairClinic. com® is the most comprehensive online resource for do-it-yourself home appliance repair help, parts and information. The site features more than 80 appliance brands—including Kenmore, Whirlpool, Maytag, GE, Frigidaire, and LG—across 16 appliance types (e. g., washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves, ovens, and dishwashers). Do-it-yourselfers use the intuitive PartDetective®, to find the part they need or the leading-edge service, RepairGuru®, for customized, free repair help online. Appliance parts are stocked in a 72,000 sq. ft. facility and shipped the same business day. Visit www. RepairClinic. com for more information.



Media inquiries: Contact Luanne Berk, luberk(at)comcast(dot)net, 734-748-7512



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New York Author Publishes New Book

New York Author Publishes New Book



Meyer presents real, recent data for twenty nations, pertaining to environment, finance, and health, among other concerns.



New York, NY (Vocus) November 12, 2010



PUBLIC GOODS, PRIVATE GOODS: the merging in global space, a new book by Annette Meyer, has been released by RoseDog Books.



Global space can hardly contain the infinite volume of activities and pastimes that nations and people in them want to undertake, particularly when everyone demands that, whether it is goods or services, the provision should both be of the finest quality and at a reasonable price.



To add to the difficulties involved in achieving such goals, new obstacles arrive daily. Goals may be conflicting, nations may have different real and financial priorities, and individuals and institutions may impose on each other in unacceptable ways.



Public Goods, Private Goods: The Merging in Global Space confronts some of the basic issues raised by a bevy of economists and informed observers. It presents real, recent data for twenty nations, pertaining to environment, finance, and health, among other concerns. Afterward, it furnishes suggestions offered by economists, area specialists, and the author in an effort to smooth the passage to global reconciliation.



In addition to Public Goods, Private Goods: The Merging in Global Space, Annette Meyer has written several other books that investigate the physical and financial economic properties of modern national societies. In the process of development, Meyer has worked in the arts, business, and academic fields. Meyer is proud to be Professor Emeritus of the College of New Jersey, and former Adjunct Professor of Economics at Hunter College of the City University of New York.



PUBLIC GOODS, PRIVATE GOODS: the merging in global space is a 148-page paperback with a retail price of $18.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-8224-7 It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information or to request a review copy, please visit our virtual pressroom at http://www. rosedog. com/pressroom or our online bookstore at http://www. rosedogbookstore. com.



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Finnish Nanotechnology Sector Growing Fast, According to Latest Research From Tekes

Finnish Nanotechnology Sector Growing Fast, According to Latest Research From Tekes



The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation today announced its latest research that shows impressive growth for the Finnish nanotechnology sector. The number of Finnish companies active in nanotechnology has more than doubled in just two years. Development has been seen in all of the key sectors of the Finnish economy, from electronics to forest products.



Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) March 28, 2007



Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, today announced its latest research that shows impressive growth for the Finnish nanotechnology sector. The number of Finnish companies active in nanotechnology has more than doubled from 61 to 134 in just two years. Over 40 of these companies already have commercial products based on nanotechnology. Development has been seen in all of the key sectors of the Finnish economy, from electronics to forest products. The main factor behind the increase in activity is Finland's National Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Programme, FinNano.



These impressive results were uncovered by the "Nanotechnology in Finnish Industry" survey, published at the 2nd Annual Seminar of the FinNano programme. The biannual survey studies the evolution of the Finnish Nanotechnology scene in the period 2004-2006. Over 200 firms were surveyed for the study by Spinverse Consulting to identify companies with commercial products, research activities or a defined nanotechnology strategy.



The commercial products on the market cover a full range of applications, from industrial equipment to consumer products. The latter include suits from Turo Tailor, which are made using a nanocoated textile that repels water, and ski wax developed by Startex. Sporting equipment has also been impacted by nanotechnology, with an example being high-performance skis by Atomic.



Highly successful industrial nanotechnology applications include Finland's prominent atomic layer deposition (ALD) cluster. ALD technology enables coatings the thickness of a few atoms to be applied to materials to alter or improve their performance. The technology, originally developed in Finland almost 30 years ago, is now generating multi-million dollar markets worldwide with applications ranging from electronics components to flat panel displays.



Encouragingly, the companies surveyed reported a comprehensive pipeline of research activities, the results of which are expected to come to market in one to three years. Until now, the impact of nanotechnology has been greatest in the materials sector, but it is expected next in electronics and life sciences. Examples of future applications being researched include functional paints and coatings, building materials, active packaging, sensors and quantum-mechanical lasers.



Many challenges also lie ahead. Making the transition from small-scale prototypes to volume production is far from straightforward; finding commercially viable applications for advanced technology can be difficult; and problems can arise from funding shortages at key stages of development. In the fast pace of development, it is also very important to take into account issues of environment, health, safety and corporate responsibility.



The main factor behind the recent increase in company activity is the national FinNano program, which covers funding and support activities from Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation as well as from the Academy of Finland. Tekes' funding, in particular, is directed to innovative projects that address clear commercial needs.



Many of these innovative Finnish companies will be present at the FinNano Annual Seminar that outlines the Finnish nanotechnology strategy and presents interesting examples of ongoing research and industrial projects. The FinNano Annual Seminar precedes Nanotech Northern Europe 2007, the region's largest nanotechnology event. More information: http://www. nanotech. net (http://www. nanotech. net)



Contact information



Pekka Koponen



Managing Director, Spinverse Consulting



Pekka. koponen(at)spinverse. com



Tel. +358 40 545 0008



Markku Lämsä



Tekes FinNano Technology Programme Manager



Senior Technology Advisor, Ph. D.



Markku. lamsa(at)tekes. fi



Tel. +358 1060 55793



The Nanotechnology in Finnish Industry survey is conducted by Spinverse Consulting, the coordinator of the Tekes FinNano technology programme. The survey was first carried out in 2004 and was repeated in 2006. A number of companies have been identified that are indicative of some of the trends mentioned in this press release. Their contact details are available upon request.



Spinverse Consulting accelerates the commercialisation of nanotechnology. Spinverse combines scientific and industrial expertise to produce information about the development and market potential of nanotechnology; evaluates the most promising applications; and showcases the achievements of the leaders in the field. Spinverse is the lead organizer of Nanotech Northern Europe and the coordinator of the Tekes FinNano Technology Programme. More information: http//www. spinverse. com



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Progressive Political Site Offers Angry Citizens Humorous Outlet

Progressive Political Site Offers Angry Citizens Humorous Outlet



Press release to announce the launch of the Fight The Right Web site.



Broomfield, CO (PRWEB) August 2, 2006



As the Bush Administration reaches new lows in approval polls, the Iraq War continues to spiral out of control, and social issues, such as immigration and health care, become increasing focal points to American citizens, a decidedly liberal website has undertaken the task of educating the time constrained. The recently launched website for Fight The Right offers a free service to politically conscious people who have limited time, but possess a desire to understand the issues that affect their daily lives. Articles from both popular and obscure news organizations from around the world promise to give the reader a global perspective on relevant issues including: Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, The Environment, Morality, World Events, and Homeland Security.



Fight The Right also provides a much needed break from the seriousness of current world events and domestic issues by publishing a Satire From The Left column that is witty and sarcastic, and sure to confuse the typical conservative reader. In Open Letters to our Leaders, those looking to channel their negative feelings for the government into positive activism for change can take the lead from any number of issues presented in clear and concise terms. In addition, the many anti-Bush bumper stickers available for purchase ($3.99) will provide a humorous spin on Bush blunders. Just ask Milo, a Border Collie and the Fight The Right mascot, who apparently is ‘smarter than the President.’



ABOUT Fight The Right - Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Fight The Right is a new voice in the battle for responsible, liberal thinking while occasionally provoking a smile. Current and relevant news fuels left-leaning bumper stickers, news items, and satire that keep people talking about the issues.



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Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Mr. Gopinathan Nair, CEO of Santhigram Kerala Ayurveda Inc

Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Mr. Gopinathan Nair, CEO of Santhigram Kerala Ayurveda Inc.



Gopinathan Nair, Founding Chairman and Managing Director of Santhigram Group of Companies, the pioneer of Kerala specific Panchakarma treatment centers in the USA, was awarded “Honorary Doctorate” by the Indian Institute of Complementary Medicine (IICM). This prestigious award was given to him, in recognition of the outstanding contribution he made in promoting Ayurveda nationally and internationally. Indian Institute of Complementary Medicine (IICM) is a premier institute recognized by the Government of India. Dr. Gopinathan is already recipient of awards like “Super Achiever Award” from Bharat Nirman in 2008 and “Pride of the Country” award in the year 2000.



Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2011



Gopinathan Nair, Founding Chairman and Managing Director of Santhigram Group of Companies, was awarded “Honorary Doctorate” by the Indian Institute of Complementary Medicine (IICM). This prestigious award was given to him, in recognition of the outstanding contribution he made in promoting Ayurveda nationally and internationally. Indian Institute of Complementary Medicine (IICM) is a premier institute recognized by the Government of India. Dr. Gopinathan is already recipient of awards like “Super Achiever Award” from Bharat Nirman in 2008 and “Pride of the Country” award in the year 2000. He is instrumental in establishing three Ayurvedic Hospitals in the capital city, New Delhi in India, named “Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic Hospital”. These well established facilities provide age old Ayurvedic therapies to local and international patients suffering from various chronic ailments for the last 15 years. Under his leadership these centers have provided quality services and the company became the first Ayurvedic service provider to receive ISO 9001:2000 certification in India.



Dr. Gopinathan is instrumental in expanding operations of Santhigram Ayurvedic Company internationally. The company originally expanded its operations to UK, seven years back, by launching two Centers in London. The success story of the UK Centers, encouraged him to further expand the Ayurvedic business to the United States. The US operations was launched through a subsidiary company in 2006 (Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic Co. of US Inc.) and as of today the company has established five Ayurvedic Centers in the United States, 4 in New Jersey and 1 in Houston, Texas. In order to provide quality services to its ever-growing clients in US, Mr. Gopinathan was recently joined by his spouse Dr. Ambika Nair, who has over 25 years of experience in Holistic Healthcare and many awards to her credit. She will be assisted by a team of highly qualified and experienced Ayurvedic professionals.



Mr. Gopinathan’s perseverance has created history for Ayurveda in United States and his efforts have come a long way in establishing authentic Ayurvedic Panchakarma Centers in US providing Kerala specific ayurvedic & panchakarma therapies. These age old alternative medicine therapies which are free from side-effects, offer therapies for managing various chronic ailments like Spondylitis, Slip Disc / Back Ache, Arthritis, Joint Pains, Muscle pains, Sprains, Frozen Shoulder, Obesity, Migraine, Sinusitis, Hypertension, Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Hemiplegia, Psychosomatic disorders due to stress & strain, depression, insomnia, skin diseases like Psoriasis, Eczema etc.



Ayurveda, the knowledge of life and longevity, is the oldest, most comprehensive scientific discipline, a comprehensive health care system that was preached, practiced and documented in the ancient times by omniscient sages. This knowledge was revealed to them in their spiritual pursuits. Closely associated with the Indian philosophy, the origin of this system can be traced to the Vedas, the earliest codified knowledge which deals with all aspects of the universe. The basic philosophy of Ayurveda is to make people aware of their life style, diet, exercise and mental activities to achieve a perfect balance in mind, body and the soul. Literally, it focuses on uninterrupted physical, mental and spiritual happiness and fulfillment. So, Ayurveda focuses on absolute perfect health and not disease. On the other hand, the modern medicine stresses only on the body and neglects the mind, senses and the soul. Any infirmity in the mind, senses and soul leads to illness in the Ayurvedic definition. Ayurvedic Panchakarma Therapy has methods to remove the toxins from the body and rejuvenate the body and mind. These procedures improve the physical and mental activity measurably. While modern medicine prescribes medicines which concentrate on maladies, Ayurveda focuses its main attention on health, its insistence on keeping the mind and spirit strong by orbiting the inherent vital strength with herbal remedies and natural invigorating methods.



In the Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic health care centers, Ayurveda is the governing principle behind integrating treatments and developing specific life style management programs. Founded on the wholeness of mind, body and spirit, the art and science of Ayurveda is emerging as an important health care option in the Western countries. Holistic health is one of the trends of the modern world and complementary medicines is viewed by many as a solution to the rising incidence of chronic illness and diseases and spiraling health and medical care costs in the Western world. The trend towards alternative or complementary medicine particularly Ayurvedic medicine is catching up all over the world especially in the Western countries.



Mr. Gopinathan Nair has developed a niche business in alternative comprehensive health care. Considering the business opportunity in the US, he has ambitious plans for expansion through partnerships and franchise arrangements. His management experience and skills have helped Santhigram Ayurvedic group to grow into a multinational company today, serving the unmet needs of a large population of patients with chronic ailments around the world. In recognition of his outstanding contribution in promoting authentic, Ayurvedic therapies in India and abroad, he has now been honored by Indian Institute of Complementary Medicine (IICM).



Contact information: email: info(at)santhigramusa(dot)com Ph: 732-915-8813. url: http://www. santhigramusa. com



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Spam Filtering Service FilterPoint Acquired by InfoStructures

Spam Filtering Service FilterPoint Acquired by InfoStructures



Email filtering service FilterPoint started by brothers Raj and Vivek Khera and other investors has been acquired by InfoStructures, a technology solution provider to federal and commercial clients.



Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 20, 2009



FilterPoint, a spam filtering service started by Khera Communications, Inc. (KCI) founders, brothers Raj and Vivek Khera, and other investors, was acquired by InfoStructures, Inc. (http://www. infostructures. com/pages/filterpoint. asp), a technology solution provider to federal and commercial clients. FilterPoint will become part of InfoStructures' managed services offerings for its client base.



InfoStructures will be enhancing the FilterPoint service under the new moniker, InfoStructures FilterPoint services, to include additional capabilities such as disaster recovery and email archiving services. "InfoStructures' solutions integrate best-of-breed vendors and technologies together to improve client worksplaces and enhance client experience. We plan to build on FilterPoint's success and enhance our ability to offer clients a multitude of managed services, said InfoStructures CEO Guy Wassertzug. "This acquisition builds on our core strength of providing cost-effective, scalable, and manageable solutions to our growing client base."



KCI, a holding company that develops and spins out web-based services and portals including MailerMailer (http://www. mailermailer. com/index. rwp), MoreBusiness. com, and GovCon, originally developed FilterPoint's simple user interface and dashboard. This intuitive design is a hallmark of other Khera Communications' products, such as permission-based email newsletter service MailerMailer, which does intensive usability testing as part of its product development process. Raj Khera, also CEO of MailerMailer, comments that "MailerMailer's rigorous customer screening process will continue to incorporate some of FilterPoint's technology to ensure that only legitimate senders use our email newsletter service."



About Khera Communications, Inc. (http://www. kcilink. com)

Founded in 1994, Khera Communications' technology businesses boast several strong brands serving thousands of customers around the world. Current ventures include world-class email marketing service, MailerMailer; discussion group service provider, DiscussThis; and small business resource centers, MoreBusiness. com and BizThreads. net. Past successes include federal government contracting portal, GovCon, and small business intranet tool, Intranet Desktop.



About InfoStructures, Inc. (http://www. infostructures. com/pages/filterpoint. asp)

Since 1988. InfoStructures has been commanding technology to improve the working lives of others. InfoStructures provides enterprise integration, support, software development and other IT consulting services and solutions to federal clients such as the Department of Defense and Smithsonian Institution, and to commercial clients in the areas of health care, finance/banking, construction, and general corporate concerns.



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NEPAD Council Hosts Africa ICT Awareness and Fund-Raising Event in Washington, D. C

NEPAD Council Hosts Africa ICT Awareness and Fund-Raising Event in Washington, D. C.



NEPAD Council, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization of African professionals in the Diaspora, is hosting a reception and dinner event on Saturday, September 8 at 6 p. m at the South African Embassy in Washington DC. The event kicks off NEPAD Council's ICT awareness and fundraising activities. Proceeds from this activity will help support two of NEPAD Council's Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) initiatives; "Africa Broadband Communities" and "ICT Africa."



Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 2, 2007



NEPAD Council, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization of African professionals in the Diaspora, is hosting a reception and dinner event on Saturday, September 8 at 6 p. m at the South African Embassy in Washington DC. The event kicks off NEPAD Council's ICT awareness and fundraising activities. Proceeds from this activity will help support two of NEPAD Council's Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) initiatives; "Africa Broadband Communities" and "ICT Africa."



Ms. Amina Salum Ali, Ambassador of the African Union Mission to the USA and the Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the USA will be the featured speakers. An overview of major African ICT infrastructure projects and the role of NEPAD Council will be presented.



"Africa Broadband Communities" is an initiative to foster rapid deployment of Broadband networks in Africa and shrink the digital divide between Africa and the rest of the world. The "Africa Broadband Community" fosters partnerships between local businesses, local governments, and service providers to initiate and rollout broadband networks in selected African communities. According to Dr. Jabulani Dhliwayo, NEPAD Council Senior VP and ICT Department Chair, "the successful implementation of our plan is expected to trigger 'copy cat' initiatives all over Africa; thereby accelerating broadband penetration in Africa." The first community to be connected through this initiative is a rural mining community in the Northern Province of South Africa. "NEPAD Council is teaming up with a local mine trust, community schools, the local government and local service providers to roll out a Fixed Wireless Broadband Access (FWBA) network to enable free high speed Internet access to community schools, community centers and computer workshops," said Dr. Dhliwayo.



"ICT Africa" is a series of NEPAD Council's continental conferences to share new ideas on ICT development in Africa, lessons learnt from other regions of the world, impact of policy on ICT development, ICT investment, regional projects and research and development. It is a forum for organizations to meet people working on similar projects and form collaborations and synergies. Members of NEPAD Council and other professionals from all over the globe offer technical tutorials on next generation networks to African Engineers and business leaders. The last "ICT Africa" event was held in Nairobi, Kenya, in May 2006 and the next event is scheduled for February 13-15, 2008, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 2008, NEPAD Council is teaming up with Pro-Invest; a European Union Institution, to host one of the largest ICT event ever hosted in Africa.



More details on NEPAD Council's ICT initiatives can the found on the Council's ICT Website: http://www. nepadcouncil. org/ictcommission (http://www. nepadcouncil. org/ictcommission)



About NEPAD Council:

NEPAD Council is an independent nonprofit organization of African professionals working for leading Institutions and Corporations in the Diaspora and Africa. The main mission of the council is to help with the implementation of NEPAD. NEPAD Council is registered as a 501(c) 3 organization in New York and as a Non Governmental Organization in Germany with a fully functional office in Gottingen. NEPAD Council has embarked on developmental projects in the areas of ICT Science and Technology, Global Health, Socio-Economic Development and Education.



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Wood Flooring Certified by FSC & PEFC

Wood Flooring Certified by FSC & PEFC



Urbane Living have introduced a new product range online to include solid and engineered wood flooring from FSC and PEFC certified sources to compliment their natural and bamboo flooring.



London (PRWEB) April 4, 2006



Urbane Living have introduced a new product range online to include solid and engineered wood flooring from FSC and PEFC certified sources to compliment their natural and bamboo flooring.



New products include:



FSC certified Solid Oak, Cherry, Maple, Walnut Flooring with widths from 100mm to a whopping 255mm



FSC certified unusual species including Tigerwood and Purple Heart



FSC certified Exotic species of Macaranduba, Jatoba and IPE



PEFC Wide engineered wood flooring include species such as Oak, Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Beech, Ash, Merbau and Jatoba



Urbane Living has a strict environmental policy and has knowledgeable staff who can advise on green issues when renovating.



Urbane Living website now offers consumers and interior designers a comprehensive range of products for home and commercial renovation projects with detailed information available. All products can be purchased online at competitive online prices. Our full product range includes:



Bamboo Flooring



Wood Flooring



Natural Flooring



Natural Rugs



Natural Fibre Wallcoverings



Eco-paint and pigments



Accessories



The site has been carefully developed to provide an inspiring and easy to use design whilst incorporating the latest in ecommerce functionality. Co founder Adam explains "the site has been designed to be customer focused, we understand that people need to have all the information at hand not just quality photos but specifications, pricing and the ability to have real samples sent in the post or get in touch with us regarding any questions".



Urbane Living collection is filled with natural and eco-friendly products that work well for minimalist spaces as well as more rustic environments. They are created to provide healthy and comfortable backdrops whilst adding style and timeless elegance to interior spaces.



Visit www. urbaneliving. co. uk or call 0845 257 2382 for more information.



Digital photography/images are available.



Media Contact:



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Natural and wood flooring www. urbaneliving. co. uk



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Provider Insurance Hires A New Personal Lines Account Manager -- Sharon Cardoso

Provider Insurance Hires A New Personal Lines Account Manager -- Sharon Cardoso



Provider Insurance, the award-winning insurance agency, announces that Sharon Cardoso has joined the firm as a new personal lines account manager. In this role, Cardoso will be responsible for acquiring new clients and expanding existing client accounts in the personal lines division which includes managing auto, home and umbrella policies in our Woonsocket, RI office.



Needham Heights, MA (Vocus) November 10, 2010



Sharon Cardoso brings her insurance, customer service and account management expertise to the Provider Insurance Team.



Provider Insurance, the award-winning insurance agency, announces that Sharon Cardoso has joined the firm as a new personal lines account manager. In this role, Cardoso will be responsible for acquiring new clients and expanding existing client accounts in the personal lines division which includes managing auto, home and umbrella policies in our Woonsocket, RI office.



Cardoso brings 6 years of insurance experience to Provider specializing in Massachusetts and Rhode Island auto insurance, retention, sales and customer service. In her previous position, she was a retention account manager and was in charge of requoting existing clients and proved herself to be very successful. Cardoso holds many professional designations including CISR and ACSR. She was awarded the highest grade in the state of Rhode Island for her ACSR in 2008. She also holds a Life-Accident/Health license.



“Cardoso’s experience and expertise in customer service and retention will be a huge asset to our personal lines department,” says Bill Darcey, President and CEO of Provider Insurance. “We’re delighted to have Sharon on board to help bring the ultimate experience and unmatched customer service to our personal lines clients.”



Cardoso currently resides in Pawtucket, Rhode Island with her husband. In addition, she always gives back to her community and volunteers at the Salvation Army’s soup kitchens each year during Christmas and Thanksgiving.



About the Provider Insurance Group

Founded in 1945, Provider Insurance Group is a Trusted Choice insurance agency that has grown over the past 60 plus years into a world class, client focused organization. After a rigorous examination and fitness review of 17 quality points, Provider was awarded the Five Star designation, which is held by less than 1 percent of insurance agencies in New England. Headquartered in Massachusetts, Provider also has an office in Woonsocket, R. I. where it was voted ‘Best Place to Work.’



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NBA + Nurtition = Peak Performance

NBA + Nurtition = Peak Performance



(PRWEB) November 7, 1999



P R E S S R E L E A S E



NBA + Nutrition = Peak Performance



  Victoria Johnson Honored as Official NBA / NBPA Nutrition Consultant



In a bold an progressive move in Professional Athletics, Victoria Johnson



Has been contracted by the NBA and NBA Players Association as the Official Nutrition Consultant to the NBA.



This prestigious honor brings with it the



Responsibility of disseminating to current and potential NBA Players the most cutting edge information in the fields of Nutrition and Supplementation, and to extract the best performance possible from these elite athletes.



NBPA High School Camp Over 100 of the Top Prep School Basketball Athletes in the US were present as Victoria stressed the importance of proper nutrition for Optimum Peak Performance in Athletics both on and



Off the court. Suggestions on foods to avoid before and after games and practice kept the attention of the attendees looking for scholarships in the near future.



In addition, the attendees were subjected to intense warm up sessions by Victoria Johnson, implementing progressive stretching techniques working towards injury prevention through proper body maintenance.



NBA / NBPA Rookie Transition Camp The 1999 Basketball season is about to get underway,



And this year's Rookies have a little secret in their bag of tricks thanks to Victoria



Johnson. Victoria's All Star Kitchen Presentation, delivered at the 1999 Rookie Transition Camp, focused on proper Nutrition



And Supplementation for Peak Performance in this new crop of NBA Pros. In addition, timely tips on pre and post game fuel for maximum performance caught the rookies attention as Victoria stressed the importance of taking care of their own personal "Sports Car" (body) with premium high octane fuel and not sugar.



This program, endorsed by the NBA / NBPA, impacted everyone present and is setting the pace for Nutrition and Performance presentations by Victoria Johnson Nationwide in 1999. Victoria Johnson speaks world wide on a range of topics including: Motivation, Communication, Peak Performance and Health and Fitness. For more information on this and other Victoria Johnson Programs please visit www. victoraijohnson. com.



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Stoltenberg Recognized for its Diversity with Multiple Awards

Stoltenberg Recognized for its Diversity with Multiple Awards



Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., one of the healthcare industry's leading information technology consulting firms, today announced that it has received recognition in four categories from Diversity Business.



Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 19, 2008



Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., one of the healthcare industry's leading information technology consulting firms, today announced that it has received recognition in four categories from Diversity Business.



Diversity Business is the nation's primary resource portal for small businesses and large organizational buyers including Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and colleges and universities. Founded and led by Sheri Stoltenberg, Stoltenberg Consulting was honored in the following categories: Top 100 Woman Owned Business in PA (14th out of 100) in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services; Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in America (372nd out of 500) in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services; Top 100 Small Business in PA ( 33rd out of 100) in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services; and Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in PA (19th out of 100) in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services.



Diversity Business compiles a "Top Business" list on a state and national basis, from which information is used to determine the top small businesses and most successful entrepreneurs across the United States. Stoltenberg's mission is to provide strategic, comprehensive, tailor-made guidance and on-site support to maximize a healthcare facility's information technology systems by applying application and process redesign expertise. The company's focus is always on the client's needs and goals to maximize productivity, increase revenue and improve patient care.



About Diversity Business. com

Launched in 1999, with over 35,000 members DB. com is the largest organization of diversity-owned businesses throughout the USA that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and college and universities. Members use the sites technology to find and track new business opportunities. It also produces the country's largest conference on diversity education and training for major corporations and small business. Its research on top businesses appears in Fortune, Forbes, Business Week and numerous magazines and media publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design.



About Stoltenberg Consulting

Founded in 1995, Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting Inc. creates an environment for success by working with health care organizations to provide a variety of services including project management, implementation support and integration between systems. Members of the Stoltenberg Consulting team are consultants with extensive experience in both financial and clinical systems, averaging more than 15 years of direct on-site hospital experience. Stoltenberg Consulting has grown rapidly to serve a client base of more than 80 preeminent healthcare organizations throughout the United States providing services for Siemens, Eclipsys, McKesson, GE, IDX, Epic and Cerner customers. For more information, call 1-888-724-1326 or visit www. stoltenberg. com.



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Stress Management Author Asks "Which Will Cost You More: The Recession or Stress?"

Stress Management Author Asks "Which Will Cost You More: The Recession or Stress?"



A new book "The Advanced Stress Management Training Guide" questions how much stress and fear are costing us individually and as a society. Among the concepts are the 'law of fairness' and 'the only true way to stress relief'. The book is freely available from the Author's website until publication later this year.



Ipswich, Suffolk (PRWEB) May 2, 2009



A new Stress Management Book (http://livewithoutconflict. com/stress-management/) suggests that we have a bigger crisis coming from stress, and it's consequential costs, than from the recession.



'Stress tax' is the term Stress Management Author, and Blogger, Rob McPhillips uses to refer to the personal cost of stress to individuals. 



"It's a fair bet that you know how much you paid in taxes last year. You probably also know fairly closely how the recession has affected you financially. However you have probably never worked out how much you are paying in stress taxes," he begins.



Traditionally much research has been done on the effects of stress (http://livewithoutconflict. com/stress-management/effects-stress/) on Organisations. For example, one influential report by the Charity Mind, in 2005, estimated that as much as £100 billion was lost every year in output due to sickness, labour turnover and associated costs.



However McPhillips claims this is merely the tip of the iceberg;



"Research counts the expenses incurred by stress. What it misses are the lost opportunities, the days and hours working at a lower level of passion, enthusiasm and productivity. The human cost of fractured, less co-operative and rewarding relationships, the lost sense of meaning and purpose in our lives.



"If we knew we could achieve anything, life would be very different for all of us and for our society. When an innovative idea can change lives, start new businesses and revolutionise our society, the barrier to doing that, if you dig deep enough, is always rooted in stress or the fear of taking a risk.



"Fear and stress are the brakes on productive, effective and progressive performance. Hence the gap between what we could and what we do achieve is what we are paying in 'stress tax'. Not just in financial terms, but also in terms of relationships, health and every area that meaningfully affects us. These also have associated expenses for Society to bear."



The idea of reducing stress (http://livewithoutconflict. com/stress-management/reduce-stress-avoid-stress-tax/) taxes and some other interesting and controversial concepts such as the 'law of fairness', 'the value of losing' and what Rob McPhillips believes is 'the only true way to lasting stress relief' are covered in greater detail in his new book "The Advanced Stress Management Training Guide."



It is freely available for a short time at his website, before being published in print, later in the year. To read the book, for additional information, or to ask a question contact Rob McPhillips or visit livewithoutconflict. com (http://livewithoutconflict. com).



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