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2013-10-11 23:18:51

Experts with the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma will discuss #KidsConcussions during Twitter chat on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. EST. Learn more at http://www.twubs.com/KidsConcussions. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 173,285 sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents from birth to 19 years old, which equals almost 20 injured children every...

2013-09-29 23:02:11

The informative cable television program shares information about the unpredictability of this year’s flu season and updates viewers on why getting the shot is beneficial. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Health Briefs TV presents an engaging flu season segment as a part of their View on Health series. It will delve into the benefits of getting a flu vaccination, who should receive the shot and why it is important to get one every year. According to the Centers for Disease...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.