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Fitness Genes to Launch First Accredited Fitness Genomics Training Course At IDEA World

Fitness Genes to Launch First Accredited Fitness Genomics Training Course At IDEA World

FitnessGenes Dr. Dan ReardonFitnessGenes, an industry pioneer in the burgeoning category of fitness genomics, received a significant advancement this month with a formal education accreditation from the American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). This is the first time a genomics education program has been accredited for fitness professionals.

(Publisher’s Note:  This post first appeared at JoeAbs.com)

Recently celebrating their fifth anniversary, FitnessGenes leads the way for gyms, fitness professionals and consumers to use genetically prescriptive training and nutrition as the foundation for physique transformation and overall health.

Launching this week at the IDEA World convention booth #1015 in San Diego, the FitnessGenes PRO Trainer Education course is available online  Continue Reading

Eastside Health Network Announces the Launch of Four Value-Based Contracts

Eastside Health Network (EHN), the clinically integrated provider network that includes Overlake Medical Center, EvergreenHealth and dozens of independent physician practices announced today that they have executed agreements to participate in four value-based care agreements. The partnerships will offer approximately 20,000 patients access to accountable care programs, a health care model designed to improve quality,… Continue Reading

Bellevue-based Dr. Iman Majd Elected Chair of National Acupuncture Organization

The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) has elected Bellevue-based Dr. Iman Majd as the new Chair of its Academy of Diplomates, a separate chartered division of the NCCAOM designed to increase the promotion and advancement of NCCAOM Diplomates and the NCCAOM credentials. With the Academy of Diplomates, the Academy Board Chair… Continue Reading

Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology Issaquah Celebrates 25 Years

Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology Issaquah Reaches Business Milestone Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology Issaquah, Inc. is celebrating 25 years in business this September 2016. Quite a milestone.  Especially considering how much business has changed. Director Dr. Victor R. Michalak, M.D. established the facility in 1991 after falling in love with the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.… Continue Reading

Bloodworks Northwest Hosting Blood Drive at Whole Foods Market in Bellevue Thursday, July 14.

Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive Thursday Bloodworks Northwest is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Whole Foods Market in Bellevue (888 116th Ave NE) on Thursday, July 14. Those who register to donate to Bloodworks Northwest at the Bellevue Whole Foods Market on Thursday will receive a complimentary pound of coffee. Continue Reading

Bellevue YMCA to Host Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Free Diabetes Prevention Program Group Starts May 18th The YMCA’s Free Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce their chances of developing the disease. Research by the… Continue Reading

Colonoscopy: Simple Screening Could Save You from a Very Preventable Cancer

By Alisse M. Ryan, MD Contributing writer As a primary care physician, I help ensure adults of all ages receive the general care they need throughout their lives. This includes screenings when warranted. Every time I see a patient who is 50 or older and hasn’t had a colonoscopy, I encourage them to get one… Continue Reading

Natural Products Expo West 2016 Starts Tomorrow in Anaheim, CA

Bellevue Business Journal will be in Anaheim California this week to cover the Natural Products Expo, also known as Expo West.  Contact us if you will be attending and/or exhibiting and would like to meet up or have us stop by your booth. Natural Products Expo West/Engredea, produced by New Hope Natural Media, will be… Continue Reading

Fall Prevention is Very Important to Help Preserve Older Adults’ Health

By Alice Kim, MDContributing writer If you are an older adult a simple thing can change your life, like tripping on uneven pavement or slipping on a slick surface. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do every year. Although a broken bone might not sound bad,… Continue Reading