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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

NCCN Collaborates With Bristol-Myers Squibb to Study PD-L1 Expression and Test Interpretation in Lung Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 30, 2015) - New molecules and pathways with pivotal functions in regulating the immune system have been discovered recently, providing new understanding of how tumor cells avoid the immune system

The University of Alabama System Selects Mitratech's eCounsel Solution for Matter Management and Document Management Needs
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - November 30, 2015) - Mitratech, the leading provider of enterprise legal management (ELM) solutions, announced today that The University of Alabama System (UAS) has chosen the eCounsel solution to handle its legal matter management and document management needs.

NCCN Foundation(R) Appoints Three New Representatives to Board of Directors
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The NCCN Foundation® has appointed three new representatives to its Board of Directors: Heather Kopecky, PhD, MBA; Marc Samuels, JD, MPH; and Susan Stein, MPH

Dr. Robert C. Young Joins NCCN Leadership Team
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has appointed Robert C. Young, MD, as Interim Vice President of the NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP).

NCCN Unveils Evidence Blocks for CML and Multiple Myeloma

NCCN Seeking Poster Presentations From Nation's Top Oncology Researchers
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - August 03, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is now accepting original abstracts for consideration for presentation during the NCCN 21st Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™ General Poster Session, March 31 - April 1, 2016, at The Diplomat, in Hollywood, Florida.

Lupus Foundation of America Announces 2015 Research Awards to Recognize & Support Developing Next Generation of Lupus Investigators
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - The Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) announced six new recipients of the Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships and the third annual Career Development Award. These research awards seek to develop the next generation of lupus scientific leaders by fostering an interest in lupus research careers.

NCCN Receives $2 Million in Research Funding From Boehringer Ingelheim to Study Targeted Combination Approaches With Afatinib in Lung Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - June 11, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) has been awarded a $2-million grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop a program to evaluate scientifically targeted combination approaches with afatinib in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

NCCN Collaborates With Pfizer to Improve Provider Performance and Quality in Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - June 02, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) is collaborating with Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) to establish a peer-reviewed grant program to elicit proposals focused on health care provider performance and/or health care quality improvement and education projects

Oncology Experts to Deliberate Tissue Allocation Issues at Upcoming NCCN Policy Summit
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - June 01, 2015) - Tissue allocation is a growing issue of concern for many researchers due, in part, to expanding research interests in precision medicine. The increased demand by pharmaceutical and biotech companies for patient tissue specimens collected for clinical care and trials presents clinical, ethical, and legal issues.

Flatiron Health to Incorporate NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates Into OncoEMR(R)
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is collaborating with Flatiron Health to integrate the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®) into the Flatiron Health OncoEMR® electronic health record, starting initially with breast, colon, and non-small cell lung cancers, with plans to expand to additional tumor types.

NCCN Receives $2-Million Funding Commitment From ImmunoGen, Inc. to Study Mirvetuximab Soravtansine for Folate Receptor Alpha-Positive Cancers
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) has been awarded a $2-million grant from ImmunoGen, Inc. to support the advancement of scientific knowledge related to mirvetuximab soravtansine (IMGN853), a potential new treatment for ovarian and other folate receptor alpha (FRα)-positive cancers.

NCCN Foundation(R) Awards Grants to Six Young Investigators
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - April 06, 2015) - The NCCN Foundation®, which, through philanthropy empowers people through knowledge and advances the mission of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of care provided to people with cancer, has awarded grants to six young investigators from NCCN Member Institutions.

Final Roundtable of the NCCN 20th Annual Conference Explores Essential Characteristics of Clinical Practice Recommendations
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - April 02, 2015) - The third and final roundtable of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™, What are the Characteristics of an Optimal Clinical Practice Guideline?, was held Saturday, March 14, 2015.

NCCN Holds Fourth Annual State Oncology Society Forum

Highlights From the NCCN 20th Annual Conference Include Expert Roundtables, Presentation of New and Updated Treatment Guidelines
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - March 20, 2015) - The NCCN 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™ was hosted by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) from March 12 -- 14, 2015 at The Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida

Disparities in Defined Value Pose Challenges to Oncology Decision-Makers, Say NCCN Panelists

New NCCN Member Institution: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute

20 Years of Improving Cancer Care Together - An NCCN Roundtable Discussion
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - March 13, 2015) - On March 12, 2015, as part of its 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) featured the commemorative event, 20 Years of Improving Cancer Care Together - An NCCN Roundtable Discussion

NCCN Launches 3D Virtual Simulator Learning Platform
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has launched a 3D Virtual Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) Simulator Learning Platform as part of the NCCN Continuing Education Program. To develop the 3D Virtual mCRC Simulator Learning platform, NCCN collaborated with Syandus, Inc

Changing the Course of Prostate Cancer Treatment: Life Expectancy Estimation, Active Surveillance, and Drug Development
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Prostate Cancer -- one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines® published in November 1996.

Improved Outcomes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Due to Advancements in Screening, Diagnosis, Radiology, and Systemic Therapies
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 19, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines® published in November 1996.

Neuren's NNZ-2566 Successful in Demonstrating Clinical Benefit in Rett Syndrome Phase 2 Trial
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Printed NCCN Guidelines for Patients(R) Now Available Through Amazon.com
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 10, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), with the support of the NCCN Foundation®, announces the availability of printed versions of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® for order on Amazon

NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates to Be Integrated Into Epic's Electronic Health Record
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is working with Epic to integrate the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®) into Epic's Beacon Oncology Information System as electronic chemotherapy protocols for use by health care providers.

Looking Back: 20 Years of Colorectal Cancer Treatment Breakthroughs Improve Survival, Advance Evidence-Based Choices
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - October 09, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published the 20th annual editions of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Colon and Rectal Cancers, two of the eight original NCCN Guidelines® published in November 1996. 

Boston Therapeutics Appoints David S.H. Bell, MB, FACP, FACE to Its Medical Advisory Board
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics designed to treat pre-diabetes, diabetes and inflammatory diseases, has appointed David S.H. Bell, MB, FACP, FACE, to its Medical Advisory Board. This increases the number of members of the Board to eight.

Newly Published Data Highlight the Effects of Weight Loss With Qsymia in Type 2 Diabetes
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - October 06, 2014) - VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced the publication of a paper examining study results that demonstrate the positive impact of weight loss with Qsymia® (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV (PHEN/TPM ER) plus lifestyle modification on glycemic control in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Oncology Experts and Patient Advocates to Deliberate Patient Concerns: Big Data, Access to Quality Cancer Care, and Palliative Care
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - October 02, 2014) - On November 3, 2014, as part of its Oncology Policy Program, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) will host its 5th Annual Patient Advocacy Summit: Patient Concerns in 2014 - Big Data, Access, and Palliative Care, at The National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Cigna Using NCCN Content for Oncology Coverage Policy Development
As Part of the Company's Coverage Policy Development, Cigna Is Using the NCCN Guidelines(R) and the NCCN Compendium(R) as References in the Appropriate Choice for the Treatment of People With Cancer in the United States

Four Researchers Awarded Grants to Investigate Effectiveness of Nintedanib* in Lung, Colorectal, and Gastrointestinal Cancers
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - September 24, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) has awarded four grants to investigators to evaluate and define the clinical effectiveness of the investigational compound nintedanib* (BIBF 1120) in non-small cell lung, colorectal, and gastrointestinal cancers

Lumenis Showcases Its Advanced CO2 Solutions for Throat Cancer With Transoral Laser Microsurgery at the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting
Lumenis Ltd. (NASDAQ: LMNS), the world's largest energy-based medical company for surgical, ophthalmology and aesthetic applications, showcases its novel CO2 laser AcuPulse™ DUO, along with a wide range of fibers and accessories, at the Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNSF) 2014 Annual Meeting, which takes place September 21-24th in Orlando, Florida

Patient-Friendly Guide Offers Free Step-by-Step Information for People With Soft Tissue Sarcoma
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - September 15, 2014) - People with various soft tissue sarcoma diagnoses need access to state-of-the-art treatment information in easy-to-understand language

Poster Presentation Opportunity Available for Nation's Top Researchers in Oncology
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - September 12, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is now accepting original abstracts for consideration to be presented during the NCCN 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™ General Poster Session, March 12-13, 2015, at The Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida.

Seven Major College Football Programs Team Up to "Blow the Whistle on Kids Cancer" This September
When seven college teams -- six from the SEC and one Conference USA -- hit the gridiron this month, their coaches and players will bring attention to the fact that September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Oncology Experts Mark 20 Years of Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Small Cell Lung Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - September 04, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has published its 20th annual edition of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). One of the eight original NCCN Guidelines®, the NCCN Guidelines for SCLC was initially published in November 1996.

NCCN to Host 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies(TM) in New York, NY
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - August 28, 2014) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) will host its 9th Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™ at the New York Marriott Marquis, in New York, NY, September 19 - 20, 2014.

UAB Medicine Collaborates With Emmi Solutions on Care Transitions
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine, a world-class academic health center, is working with Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-driven patient engagement, to improve care transitions and reduce readmission rates.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Selects Apogee to Boost Network Speeds and Wi-Fi for Five Residential Halls
Apogee, higher education's largest residential network (ResNet) provider, announced today that the company has been selected by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to provide residential networks for its five residential halls. Apogee will plan, install and roll out high-speed wired and Wi-Fi connectivity for UAB's student residents living at its on-campus residential buildings.

UAB's Gary Warner Receives M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for Developing Collaborative Cybersecurity Education Program
In the news release, "UAB's Gary Warner Receives M3AAWG J.D

NCCN Receives Esteemed Accreditation for CME Activities
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2013) -  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

NCCN Publishes New Patient Resource for Stage 0 Breast Cancer
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 25, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), with the support of the NCCN Foundation®, announces the availability of NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Stage 0 Breast Cancer -- the latest addition to the library of NCCN Guidelines for Patients® available free-of-charge at NCCN.org/patients

NCCN Qualifies Northside Hospital Cancer Institute for Affiliate Research Project
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Affiliate Research Project (ARP), developed by the NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP), has qualified Northside Hospital Cancer Institute for the project

Researchers Receive Grants From NCCN Oncology Research Program Funded Through Onyx Pharmaceuticals
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 11, 2013) - The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) recently awarded four research grants to investigators following NCCN ORP Scientific Review Committee analysis of proposals submitted in response to the NCCN Carfilzomib and Oprozomib Request for Proposals (RFP)

Fulton Financial Names Senior Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that Patrick S. Barrett will join the company as Senior Executive Vice President and member of Fulton Financial's senior management team, effective November 4, 2013. Upon the retirement of the Corporation's current Chief Financial Officer, Charles J

Lumenis Introduces Next-Generation CO2 Laser, the AcuPulse(TM) DUO: Empowering Surgeons With Ultimate Flexibility of Both Fiber & Free Beam Modalities on a Single Platform
Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company for surgical, ophthalmic, and aesthetic applications, announced today the introduction of the AcuPulse DUO CO2 Laser at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Meeting, Lumenis booth # 1734

NCCN Launches International Educational Recognition Program
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2013) -  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has launched the NCCN International Educational Activities Program (NCCN IEAP) to recognize ex-U.S

SinterCast Results January-March 2013
Series production increases as new engine announcementsand new installations provide opportunities for further growth

University of Alabama to install SinterCast technology for project funded by the US Department of Energy
  US Department of Energy material optimization project awarded to Caterpillar 

University of Alabama at Birmingham to Enroll Patients in Pilot Study Using Mytrus and Its iPad(R) Application
Mytrus, an innovative clinical technology and services company for medical and pharmaceutical research, today announced that the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will use its iPad® application in an upcoming pilot study supported by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

L2 Consulting Services, Inc. Hires John Letlow as Engineering Manager
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. (L2) announced the company has hired John Letlow as Engineering Manager. Mr. Letlow (age 49) brings over 22 years of avionics engineering and test experience to the company and has particular expertise with Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Flat Panel display integration. Prior to joining L2, Mr

The Joint Commission Names Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., Medical Director, Division of Healthcare Improvement
The Joint Commission today announced the appointment of Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., MHA, as the medical director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement.

MEDecision and CAHIE Deliver Pioneering Healthcare Image and Information Exchange Solution
HIMSS 2012, LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- MEDecision Inc

Women who hit menopause before 46 twice likely to have heart attack
Women who reach menopause before the age of 46 are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke as compared women who go through the change later in life, a new study has revealed.

Less than 6 hours of sleep ups risk of stroke in normal-weight adults
Habitually sleeping less than six hours a night significantly increases the risk of stroke symptoms among normal-weighing middle-age to older adults, a new study has warned.

Eat fresh and avoid excess sodium to keep your heart healthy
A healthy diet sustains us, but a poor diet can lead to increased blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels and weight and put you at heart disease risk.

Juvenile arthritis quadruples cancer risk in kids
Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are four times likelier to have cancer than those without the disease, researchers have revealed.

Heart disease deadlier for women than cancer
Most women believe cancer is the No. 1 cause of death, but experts say that heart disease has killed more women than all forms of cancer combined, and many of these deaths are preventable.

Low-carb diet may help overweight girls beat obesity risk
Diet low in carbohydrates may help prepubescent girls beat risks associated with obesity including diabetes and heart diseases, a new study has suggested.

Hair growth on women's chin, abdomen indicates excess male hormone
Hair growth on women's chin and abdomen signifies presence of excess male hormone, a new study has suggested.

Cutting down on carbs helps lose deep belly fat
A new study has indicated that a modest reduction in the intake of carbohydrate foods may help in reducing deep belly fat, even with little or no change in weight.

Low-income elderly at higher risk of heart failure
Seniors with a low income are at higher risk of having heart failure irrespective of their education level, a new study has found.

Listening to music while crossing street more dangerous than texting
A new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham has found that listening to music while crossing the street is more hazardous than texting or talking on the phone.

Sound sleep makes school kids more attentive in classroom
Going back to school after long summer holidays should not be just an excuse for kids to get new clothes and school supplies. Instead they should get back to healthier sleep schedules for success in school, according to University of Alabama at Birmingham experts.

Regularly computer use helps kids attain 'workforce' technological skills
A University of Alabama at Birmingham study has revealed that a child who uses a computer regularly has a better chance of excelling in the workforce as an adult than a child who doesn't.

A cup of blueberries a day can help keep cancer at bay
Consuming a cup of fresh, raw blueberries everyday can help prevent cell damage linked to cancer, according to a new study.

Galderma Announces Positive US Pivotal Interim 6-Month Results for EMERVEL Classic Lidocaine Compared to Juvederm Ultra
Galderma Pharma S.A., had announced positive interim 6-month results from an ongoing U.S. pivotal clinical study investigating the safety and efficacy of EMERVEL Classic Lidocaine compared to Juvederm Ultra in the treatment of moderate to severe nasolabial folds

Sports addiction likely to ruin your relationship if not pacified at right time
A new study has suggested that being a super-crazy fan of a sport or a team might endanger personal relationships and wreak havoc on the life.

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