Spring not only brings warmer temperatures and sunnier days, but also a sense of renewal. For some, wedding bells will soon ring and tax refunds will finance new cars. When making such important life decisions, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) cautions consumers to take the time now, before a major purchase or life change, to fully protect themselves from the unexpected. The NAIC developed Get Ready resources to help consumers do just that.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7163151-naic-get-ready-resource-kits-help-get-smart-about-insurance
Eisai Inc. today announced the launch of a new national television advertising campaign for BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) CIV, an FDA-approved prescription therapy for chronic weight management. The advertisement will air on numerous channels including Lifetime, Oxygen and AMC.
The spot illustrates the struggles many people face when they are trying to lose or control their weight. BELVIQ is presented as a targeted approach to weight loss, that, when combined with diet and increased activity, may help some patients lose weight and keep it off.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7161051-eisai-launches-national-television-campaign-belviq-lorcaserin-hcl-civ
WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today released Marijuana on Main Street, a special report that provides an in-depth look at the debate over medical marijuana. As numerous states consider bills to legalize medical marijuana, WebMD surveyed nearly 3,000 consumers and Medscape surveyed more than 1,500 doctors about their attitudes regarding legalization, marijuana as a potential treatment option, and the perceived risks and benefits of its use to help shed light on this evolving issue.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7040258-webmd-medscape-medical-marijuana-report
Hundreds of Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers teamed up with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates Friday to build homes in 10 cities across America and kick off “Hammers for Habitat,” a nationwide volunteer drive to mobilize 100,000 new volunteers to raise a hammer for Habitat this year.
From Seattle to Atlanta, volunteers framed homes in Lowe’s store parking lots and left several standing through the weekend to raise awareness of the need for volunteers to help Habitat reach its goal of serving one million people annually by 2018. In New York, volunteers from eight Lowe’s stores partnered with Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County to raise the walls of a new home in the middle of Times Square.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7152151-lowes-habitat-for-humanity-build-homes-to-launch-hammers-for-habitat
T. Rowe Price’s 2014 Parents, Kids & Money Survey revealed that parents’ behaviors are often at odds with their concerns about setting a good financial example for their kids.
T. Rowe Price encourages parents to invest in their kids’ futures by talking to them about money matters weekly. To help, the firm created MoneyConfidentKids.com.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65887-money-confident-kids-presented-by-t-rowe-price/
AARP Travel (travel.aarp.org/welcome), a new travel website launching today, offers a one-stop online experience that helps users take their travel ideas from dream to destination.
With personalized trip planning tools like Trip Finder and Map Explorer, website visitors can put together the type of trips they want, get travel tips from noted travel expert and AARP Travel Ambassador Samantha Brown and read hundreds of articles and information on enticing destinations near and far. AARP\'s free site is designed to help consumers get the most out of every trip.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/66070-aarp-new-travel-website/
This week Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) is featuring the Progressa® bed system, the next generation of intensive care unit (ICU) bed systems, at the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. The Progressa bed system is a therapeutic system designed to treat and prevent complications of immobility. It features a state-of-the-art design that supports treatment goals and was engineered to help address patient migration via its StayInPlace™ technology.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66137-hill-rom-new-progressa-bed-system
In honor of Women’s History Month, Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the US, has launched Be Your Possible, a four-week campaign focused on promoting increased financial literacy for women. Headed by Barclaycard’s Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), Be Your Possible will provide the 60 percent of women who report that their greatest financial priority is “just getting by” or paying off debt1 with a place to go to find the inspiration, support and knowledge they need to improve their financial understanding and reach their personal financial goals. The campaign includes a contest for Barclaycard US Facebook fans with $40,000 in total financial support to help them achieve their personal goals.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66053-barclaycard-us-be-your-possible-financial-support-literacy-campaign-women
There’s no doubt about it: having balanced nutrition is a primary key to achieving and maintaining overall health. Healthy eating keeps the body running properly and can prevent a multitude of ills from heart disease and obesity to certain types of cancers. With all the noise out there regarding healthy eating, it can overwhelm even the most diligent person from creating a plan that works.
Registered dietician and best-selling author Frances Largeman-Roth has made a career of helping people transform their eating habits and kitchens. She understands how to help instill changes that work in any household.
Hilary Duff, new mother to 22-month-old son Luca, is volunteering her time to help the March of Dimes raise funds to help give more babies a healthy start in life.
”As a mom, I'm proud to support the March of Dimes helping more women have full term pregnancies and healthy babies. That’s why I walk in March for Babies,” she says in a new public service advertisement. “The money we raise funds research and local programs that help babies overcome the challenges of premature birth and birth defects. Together we can help make healthier babies possible for thousands of families.”
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65164-march-of-dimes-march-for-babies-2014/
WhatToExpect.com, the digital home for the world’s best-known pregnancy and parenting brand, announced today the winners of their inaugural awards honoring the best products to add to baby registries. The What To Expect Awards – the first crowd-sourced baby registry – help simplify an often overwhelming experience, as new parents prepare to spend thousands of dollars on products they may have very little experience in choosing. The What To Expect Awards were created to provide parents with help when building their dream baby registries.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60685-everyday-health-what-to-expect-award-winners-best-in-baby-registry
As the cold and flu season peaks, adults may take multiple over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to treat their pain and fever symptoms. Yet many are unaware of the serious liver or gastrointestinal damage that can result from the overdose or overuse of common OTC pain medicine ingredients. To help adults safely take these medicines, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) today launched Gut Check: Know Your Medicine, an education campaign focused on the safe use of OTC products. Central to the campaign is a unique flipbook-style video that highlights the importance of reading and following OTC medicine labels.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65680-american-gastroenterological-aga-gut-check-know-your-medicine-otc-psa