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2015-02-26 20:22:35

Standardized approaches necessary to expand treatment access worldwide ATLANTA, Feb.

2015-02-26 12:27:50

More than 100,000 of these infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.

2015-02-20 23:03:53

February is National Children's Dental Health Month.

2015-02-18 23:02:13

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $2,669,903 award from the U.S.

2015-02-13 23:01:36

February is recognized as National Parent Leadership Month, dedicated to recognizing the important role played by parents in raising healthy families. Canadian,

2015-02-03 16:23:35

Two of every five children -- including seven in 10 black children -- are exposed ATLANTA, Feb.

2015-01-29 12:30:29

- With 1 in 12 people unable to afford medications, Shane Power says free prescription discount cards provide relief - DESTIN, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-22 12:28:26

Experts Urge Use of Safer Alternatives During Pregnancy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan.

2015-01-14 12:26:48

CDC report provides first snapshot of state efforts to prevent MRSA and deadly diarrheal infections ATLANTA, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.