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2014-09-22 12:31:44

5.2 million in U.S. Live with Alzheimer's, One in Every Eight Baby-Boomers Will Develop the Disease NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville, Tenn., which has received national recognition as an unparalleled center of the United State's healthcare industry, is home to yet another innovative and one-of-a-kind healthcare initiative. Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States and former Nashvillian, will speak Tuesday, September 23 at 10:15 a.m. at...

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...

2014-03-03 08:31:09

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading public health experts and organizations - including American Public Health Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Trust for America's Health (TFAH), and many others - support Dr. Vivek Murthy becoming the next surgeon general. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100204/TFAHLOGO Dr. David Satcher, surgeon general under Presidents Bill Clinton...

2014-02-17 23:24:20

BlackDoctor.org partners with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions to honor the nation's leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 As the leading provider of culturally-relevant health news and resources for African Americans, BlackDoctor.org seeks to educate and celebrate the black community. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, BlackDoctor.org salutes 42 black healthcare professionals...

2014-01-10 23:20:33

Together with the Office of the Surgeon General, the Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of "Smoking and Health." The seminal report by the 9th Surgeon General of the Public Health Service led to a tobacco campaign which has saved millions of lives. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 It saved millions of lives in the U.S. and abroad. Released 50 years ago, Surgeon General Luther Terry's report Smoking and...

2013-06-20 23:25:17

With the resignation of Dr. Regina Benjamin, Gerard Farrell, Executive Director of the advocacy group Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS, advises President Obama should promote an experienced, career officer to serve as the Surgeon General. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 In an e-mail to staff and her Commissioned Corps officers across the country on June 12, Dr. Regina Benjamin announced her resignation as 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service. She wrote, "I will leave...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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