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Nestlé Launches Global Nestlé for Healthier Kids Initiative in the U.S. through Partnership with the YMCA New Jersey State Alliance

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Globally, Nestlé for Healthier Kids uses Nestlé’s industry-leading innovation to support families in raising healthy kids, with the goal of helping 50 million children worldwide live healthier lives by 2030. A critical component of the global Nestlé for Healthier Kids program is accelerating the implementation of grassroots programs to better equip parents and caregivers with nutritional knowledge and practical tips. As part of Nestlé for Healthier Kids in the United States, the company will support initiatives that help provide nutrition ed... Read More »

Philips celebrates World Sleep Day early with the release of its annual global sleep survey results, overnight concert experience

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It is estimated that more than 100 million people worldwide suffer from sleep apnea, 80 percent of whom remain undiagnosed [1], and that globally, 30 percent of people experience difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep [2]. Sleeping well is essential to good health, and yet only one-third of people who suffer from sleep disorders seek professional help [3]. Through the collaboration with Richter and its yearly global sleep survey, Philips aims to amplify the critical importance of restful sleep to the entire world. Overn... Read More »

Avera Health achieves significant cost savings and improved patient outcomes in rural areas with Philips eICU program

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Ahead of the 2018 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the Philips eICU program has helped Avera Health, a South Dakota-based integrated health system, enhance care quality and efficiency by partnering to deliver significant clinical and financial outcomes through the ICU division of their telemedicine program, Avera eCARE®. The Avera eCARE ICU program results achieved in the last 12 months demonstrate the bene... Read More »

Google’s most searched health-related questions in 2017

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According to a CNN analysis of health-related “what” and “why” questions as provided by Google Trends, some of the most popular searches in the US were on addiction, opioids and the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The data was collected from January to mid-December and revealed that the ketogenic diet quadrupled in searches this year and was one of the most-Googled health topics. The popular diet was initially developed for people with epilepsy in the 1920s and its revamped version involves eating a low carbohydrate, high fat diet that suppose... Read More »

Chocolate makers innovate to entice health-conscious consumers

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Sales of mainstream milk chocolate bars have stagnated as consumers worried about obesity and heart disease turn to snacks with less sugar and fat, or hold out for the occasional indulgent splurge on expensive, high-end chocolate. The shift in attitudes is forcing global firms from Mars Inc. to Mondelez International <MDLZ.O> to Nestle <NESN.S> to rebrand or reformulate their mass-market chocolates to create a healthier image, or sell a more expensive premium experience. Smoother dark chocolate bars, protein bars with chocolat... Read More »

Restop Solutions Contain Human Waste to Prevent Spread of Hepatitis A in California, Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Hurricane-Torn Areas

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(1888 PressRelease) Self-contained disposable toilets provide safe, clean solutions to prevent fecal-oral transmission of deadly diseases. ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Hepatitis A outbreaks in San Diego, Los Angeles and other parts of California – caused by the spread of the virus from feces to mouth – are unprecedented. With more than half of the cases occurring among the homeless, who do not have access to bathroom facilities with sinks to wash their hands after use, an individual infected with the virus can easily transmit it to others through tou... Read More »

Brief Relief Personal Lavatory Systems Utilized to Aid Hurricane Relief Workers and Address Health Hazards from Human Waste

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In storms’ aftermath, portable, landfill-safe disposable bathroom solutions give utility workers, first responders and volunteer organizations access to hygienic sanitation facilities that contain waste. ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Lack of access to functioning bathroom facilities in areas affected by the most recent hurricanes poses a serious threat to human health as the accumulation of human feces mounts. To help prevent bacteria-laden waste from spreading disease among residents and those helping with the relief and recovery efforts in the impac... Read More »

Announcement: New Burn HD Weight Loss System Produces Powerful Results

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1888 Press Release - Americans trying to lose weight spend an average of $60 billion per year on products and weight-loss programs with a 90% chance of gaining their weight back. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that “The estimated annual medical cost of obesity for adults in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008; the medical costs for people who have obesity were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.” (https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html) Along with being one of the web’s largest weight-loss resources, http:/... Read More »

Dr. Roost of Delta Chiropractic Center of Lansing celebrates his one millionth adjustment

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(1888 PressRelease) During his 36 year career, Dr. Roost has given over one million spinal adjustments. On April 21, he and his office celebrated this event. Lansing-East Lansing, MI - On April 21 of 2017, Dr. Roost, founder of Delta Chiropractic Center of Lansing, celebrated the delivery of his one millionth spinal adjustment. His practice is made up of a wide range of patient types but with an emphasis on back pain and headache care. His patients come from a broad range of backgrounds and ages. The recipient of the one millionth adjustm... Read More »

Essential Tremor Education Center Kicks Off National Campaign

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Expert educators are available to help patients and caregivers discover potential treatment options.of your press release. Orlando, FL - For those with essential tremor, searching the web for information about the appropriate tremor treatment can be frustrating. To ease that stress, The Essential Tremor Education Center is offering information to those with essential tremor to help guide them toward treatment options, with a focus on Neuravive which uses FDA-approved focused ultrasound technology for essential tremor patients who have not re... Read More »

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