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too much sodium
2014-09-10 06:52:50

According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, approximately 9 out of 10 US children aged 6–18 eat more sodium than recommended. This increased intake puts the children at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease later in life.

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.

2014-09-08 16:25:02

Approval aligns with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for meningococcal vaccination SWIFTWATER, Pa., Sept.

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).

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,

2014-08-19 12:29:09

Dr. Joseph Boscarino's research into disease that claimed his brother a major breakthrough DANVILLE, Pa., Aug.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.