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2012-01-24 12:33:00

Annual Meeting of The American College of Preventive Medicine Spotlights Healthy Families and Healthy Communities National conference to focus on improving the health of children and adolescents WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the nation's leading society of physicians committed to health promotion and disease prevention, will host Preventive Medicine 2012 in Orlando, Florida February 22-25. The nation's premiere...

2011-02-14 12:45:00

The impact of federal health reform on public health and preventive medicine takes center stage WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the nation's leading society of physicians committed to health promotion and disease prevention, kicks off Preventive Medicine 2011 this week in San Antonio from February 16-19. In addition to world-class education and scientific updates, ACPM's Annual Meeting will feature thought leaders who...

2010-03-29 14:04:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading preventive health care researchers, physicians and executives assembled at U.S. Preventive Medicine® Friday to outline their vision for advancing evidence-based prevention in health care. With health care at the forefront of the national discourse, the newly formed U.S. Preventive Medicine International Advisory Board seeks to advance preventive health care as an important way to save lives and reduce costs around the...

2005-09-08 21:13:53

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. "war on terror" is saving fewer lives than just spending the money on disease prevention and research, and has probably caused deaths by taking money away from basic services, an expert said on Thursday. The accusation is not new, but Dr. Erica Frank of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta said she has calculated the cost, in terms of lives, of...

2005-09-09 02:10:00

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. "war on terror" is saving fewer lives than just spending the money on disease prevention and research, and has probably caused deaths by taking money away from basic services, an expert said on Thursday. The accusation is not new, but Dr. Erica Frank of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta said she has calculated the cost, in terms of lives, of the Bush administration's terror policies. "The most recent...