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2014-03-05 08:30:37

The de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the CDC Launch "Practical Playbook" Initiative to Integrate Public Health and Primary Care WASHINGTON, March 5,

2012-07-18 10:16:45

A community-based nursing program delivered in collaboration with existing health care services is more effective in reducing the number of older people dying from chronic illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, than usual care.

2012-06-27 14:17:46

Teaching new mums about healthy eating and active play can help cut the risk of their child being overweight or obese.

2012-03-16 09:39:04

One in three older people who have difficulty reading and understanding basic health related information may be at increased risk of death.

2012-02-09 00:54:08

A new community-wide collaboration to reduce the impact of chronic disease and empower patients is generating impressive early results, leaders of the Accountable Care Community (ACC) initiative said today.

2011-12-08 21:28:12

A dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic inflammatory diseases such as asthma, allergy, and irritable bowel syndrome, has led to concern about how modern lifestyles may trigger physiological defense mechanisms.

2011-10-27 14:16:18

Forty-five per cent of Ontarians 65 years and older did not see a dentist in the last year, increasing their risk of chronic diseases and a reduced quality of life.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.