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2014-07-15 16:23:03

Legitimate public concerns with natural gas drilling activity "cannot be discounted or dismissed outright" HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental organizations in Pennsylvania today called for a full investigation into actions by the state Department of Health around natural gas drilling complaints. The request is on the heels of the revelation that the health department circulated a list of "buzzwords" to the department's employees with the...

2014-07-01 23:05:14

The Trenton Health Team has been awarded a grant from the state of New Jersey to develop a citywide Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system to improve outcomes for Trenton residents with diabetes and high blood pressure. The Clinical Decision Support system will allow clinicians to leverage the best information available for decisions about patient care. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Trenton Health Team has been awarded a $415,000 grant from the state to develop a clinical...

2014-06-27 12:27:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today is advising patients of a Lycoming County dentist that they might be at risk for infection after an investigation discovered the dental facility did not follow appropriate infection control procedures. A joint investigation by the Departments of Health and State recently found Dr. David J. Clouser did not follow appropriate procedures to properly clean, disinfect or sterilize dental...

2014-06-11 08:29:26

Columbia SIPA researchers also find Green Carts are creating economically viable small business opportunities for immigrant entrepreneurs, recognize important role of philanthropy in promoting and supporting innovative public policy NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City's Green Cart initiative (Green Carts) has increased access to healthy food in otherwise underserved high-density and low-income neighborhoods, influenced customers' consumption of fruits and vegetables, and...

2014-06-10 20:23:07

Bellevue Hospital, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Miami Valley Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center honored as Platinum Partners COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more than 3,400 Ohioans waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant and every 48 hours, an Ohioan dies waiting. Tonight, Donate Life Ohio, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ohio Department of Health's Second Chance Trust Fund recognized 47 Ohio hospitals working to address this...

2014-06-02 23:00:15

ReportsnReports.com adds “Country Focus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Republic of China (Taiwan)” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=287321. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Taiwan’s increasing elderly population and declining birth rate pose a demographic challenge for its government. Good access to health insurance, a growing healthcare burden and government initiatives are expected to...

2014-05-28 08:32:44

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems is pleased to announce that the American Samoa Medical Center Authority (ASMCA) and the American Samoa Department of Health (DOH) will be implementing the company's InsightCS® Revenue Cycle Information system. An unincorporated American territory, American Samoa comprises five main islands and two coral atolls with a rich cultural heritage. The ethnic diversity of residents coupled with the territory's geographic...

2014-05-12 16:28:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today announced this year's list of nursing home facilities that will be awarded the Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." "For three years now, the Department of Health has been proud to recognize exemplary nursing home facilities with these awards," said Wolf. "Pennsylvania is home to some of the best care available and it is our honor to...

2014-05-02 23:01:38

MI Windows and Doors held a three-day health fair event focused on bringing health and wellness awareness to their team members. Gratz, PA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 As a precursor to an up-and-coming health and wellness program, “Your Window to Wellness,” a three day health fair event was held at MI Windows and Doors' Pennsylvania locations, targeting team members in both manufacturing facilities, the customer support center, and the vinyl extrusion plant. The first year program proved...

2014-04-14 12:36:50

Screens included as a recommended resource for Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! federal initiative designed to promote developmental screening of young children NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates' BRIGANCE® Screens were chosen as a recommended screening tool by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its new Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! initiative. This coordinated federal effort is designed to encourage healthy child...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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