Imperial Valley News
Dallas, Texas - The American Heart Association is a leader in developing science-based treatment guidelines known to improve outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients. But getting those guidelines consistently used in patient care can often take years. That’s why the association is launching a new initiative that will not only speed up the process for developing guidelines, but also help doctors know about and use them sooner and more often.
Dallas, Texas - For the first time, the American Heart Association has issued recommendations for healthcare providers treating people older than 40 with congenital heart disease.
Anthem Foundation Joins Forces with More Than 200 Local and National Organizations To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates across the Country
Atlanta, Georgia - The American Cancer Society announced today that the Anthem Foundation has made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80 by 2018” initiative led by the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable.
Tim McGraw, Merck and the American Diabetes Association Challenge Americans with Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal
Alexandria, Virginia - Merck and the American Diabetes Association, today announced that award-winning artist Tim McGraw, who has loved ones affected by type 2 diabetes, will travel the country to urge people with the disease to get their blood glucose under control. Together, they are launching America’s Diabetes Challenge:
American Psychological Association Marks Mental Health Awareness Month With Focus on Resilience in Children, Women, LGBT Population, Older Adults
Washington, DC - The American Psychological Association will engage a variety of audiences to raise awareness during Mental Health Awareness Month in May with the following activities:
Work, Stress, Health Conference Focuses on Role of Occupational Safety and Health in Economic Sustainability
Atlanta, Georgia - The 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health: Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations. Opening session plenary panel, “Comprehensively Addressing Health Challenges for Workers, Organizations and Societies through Sustainability Research and Practice,” Wednesday, May 6, 4:30 p.m. EDT, to feature: