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2013-07-18 23:00:20

Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. “We are thrilled to receive support...

Unraveling The Largest Fungal Infection Outbreak Associated With Contaminated Steroid Injections
2013-06-26 13:06:04

Elsevier Health Sciences Findings suggest black mold targeting the base of the brain, reports The American Journal of Pathology Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describe pathologic findings from 40 case reports of fungal infection in patients who had been given contaminated epidural, paraspinal, or intra-articular (into joints) steroid injections and correlate these findings with clinical and laboratory data. The report, published in the September...

2013-06-18 23:01:49

Allsup outlines considerations for those with HIV/AIDS seeking Social Security Disability Insurance benefits Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. ages 13 and older are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of those, nearly 20 percent don´t know they are infected. In support of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)...

2013-06-14 23:03:36

A new study revealed that many fertility clinics are manipulating their IVF pregnancy outcome data in an effort to expand their market share. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 A small number of IVF centers manipulate federally mandated reporting of IVF outcomes by artificially inflating their clinics´ IVF pregnancy rates, thus gaining economic advantages over properly reporting centers, a new study reports in Fertility & Sterility, the official medical journal of the American...

2013-06-14 23:02:50

Law firm offers service for consumers who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Bellovin & Karnas, P.C. in Arizona is currently investigating the Hepatitis A outbreak and collecting consumer information from people who may have been infected with disease by ingesting “Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend” frozen berry and pomegranate mix. David Karnas has been involved with previous nationwide foodbourne illness cases and is now reaching...

2013-06-14 13:50:52

Allowing all employees access to paid sick days would reduce influenza infections in the workplace, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health modeling experts. The researchers simulated an influenza epidemic in Pittsburgh and surrounding Allegheny County and found that universal access to paid sick days would reduce flu cases in the workplace by nearly 6 percent and estimated it to be more effective for small, compared to large,...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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