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American Kids Are Still Consuming Too Much Sodium Mostly

American Kids Are Still Consuming Too Much Sodium, Mostly From Processed And Snack Foods

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new issue of their Vital Signs report aimed at offering recent data and calls to action on important health...

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2014-09-18 12:25:43

- Latest U.S. flu vaccination coverage estimates show highest coverage in youngest and oldest age groups with gains in school-aged children, but coverage remains low for most adult age groups WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy 18 to 64 year-olds has yet to top 40 percent, according to new data announced at a news conference held today by the National Foundation...

2014-09-10 16:23:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Supplement. Clinical preventive services are various forms of important medical or dental care that support healthy development. They are delivered by doctors, dentists, nurses and...

2014-09-09 16:25:48

More than 40 percent of sodium comes from 10 common types of food ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Using data from CDC's 2009-2010 National...

2014-09-08 16:25:02

Approval aligns with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for meningococcal vaccination SWIFTWATER, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved use of Menactra(®) [Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine] for booster vaccination against meningococcal...

2014-09-08 12:28:59

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new state awardees for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). CDC's $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths. "More than 55,000 Americans died because of homicide or suicide in 2011. That's an average of more than six people dying a violent death every hour," said Daniel M....

2014-09-04 16:27:54

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Connect South, a new Atlanta-based organization, is promoting greater collaboration between health silos in Georgia and the Southeast with the goal of fostering future innovation, discovery and improved healthcare. This vision will come to life at Health Connect South's inaugural event on Sept. 15 at the Woodruff Arts Center, at which 500-700 top doctors, students, executives and entrepreneurs are expected to attend. Founded by CEO...

2014-09-04 08:29:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced that they will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 12-14, 2015. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours[1]. Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/OSAPBootCamp. Only four...

2014-08-25 23:09:05

Magpi, formerly DataDyne, releases Magpi 2.0, enhancing the longest running data collection technology in global health and international development. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Magpi, a leading provider of configurable, cloud-based mobile data collection and communication applications, today announced the release of Magpi 2.0, making it easier and more affordable to create form-based mobile apps and outgoing SMS and voice messages. Magpi (formerly DataDyne) was founded in...

2014-08-19 12:29:09

Dr. Joseph Boscarino's research into disease that claimed his brother a major breakthrough DANVILLE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137456 Joseph Boscarino, Ph.D. MPH, senior scientist, Geisinger...

2014-08-18 23:04:24

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) reminds the public that the integrated mosquito management methods currently employed by organized mosquito and vector control districts and endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are comprehensive and specifically tailored to safely counter each stage of the mosquito life cycle. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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