children's health

Currently Available Technology Can Transform Treatment and Care of Children With Chronic Diseases, New Report Says

White Paper Released by Boston Children’s Hospital and Verizon Foundation Details How Technology Can Improve Care and Lower Costs; Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award Presents Opportunity to Spur Further Innovative Solutions
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Technology could be the prescription for improving treatment outcomes, while reducing costs, for children suffering from chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes, according to a new report released on Tuesday (June 18) by the Verizon Foundation and Boston Children’s Hospital.

New Study Recommends Using Active Videogaming (“Exergaming”) to Improve Children’s Health

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Cincinnati, OH, May 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. Exergaming, using active console video games that track player movement to control the game (e.g., Xbox-Kinect, Wii), has become popular, and may provide an alternative form of exercise to counteract sedentary behaviors.

Verizon Foundation Healthcare Program Puts New Technologies in Patients Hands

Maryland Physician Magazine's Tracy M. Fitzgerald reports on foundation's healthcare investment
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By:  Tracy M. Fitzgerald

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Supports Non-profits Nationwide with $2.6 Million in Funding

Funding part of $5.6 million granted by CVS Caremark to increase access to health care services and children's health-related programs
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WOONSOCKET, R.I.April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by 

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