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Study: Unprecedented Marketing Of Sugary Drinks To Youth
2011-10-31 08:49:07

US children and teenagers are becoming major targets of the soft drink industry, with exposure to more advertising and online marketing than ever before.

Not Your Mother's Birth Control
2011-10-31 05:50:17

Today's hormonal forms of birth control are vastly different from those used by earlier generations of women, both with lower levels of hormones and with different means of delivery (not just a pill).

2011-06-09 10:00:00

"Action Agenda" Arising From Broad-Based "National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures" Outlines 48 Recommendations to Ensure Chemical Safety for Americans WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though Americans are exposed every day to potentially harmful chemicals, the U.S.

2011-06-01 12:48:00

World's Largest, Most Prestigious Public Health Meeting to Feature Latest Trends and Research in the Industry WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct.

2011-04-06 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association urges Congress to block efforts to weaken the Clean Air Act by limiting the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the leading cause of climate change.

2011-03-24 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Microsoft Windows recently announced the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM) for Mobile + Web published by the American Public Health Association and Unbound Medicine among the winners in its innovative apps contest, aimed to meet real world needs of citizens and government customers. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual Mobile + Web puts one of the most widely recognized and authoritative references for public health workers...

2011-03-24 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today commends the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for unveiling new Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations.

2011-03-23 10:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today marks the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, a groundbreaking law that is ushering in a fundamental shift in the nation's health system to emphasize disease prevention, health promotion and wellness.

2010-11-17 10:00:00

210 Regional, State and Local Groups Sign on; American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics Among Signers of New National Ad. WASHINGTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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