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2014-08-12 12:27:59

Virulent Vibrio bacteria that live in warm ocean or tidal waters can turn a small cut into life-threatening flesh-eating disease. Here's what you can do to protect yourself. NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) today issued a public service alert about a potentially deadly bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus. "This microbe can get into the body through a tiny cut in the skin, causing a life-threatening infection,"...

2014-08-11 23:00:27

On behalf of Best Drug Rehabilitation, Executive Director Amber Howe donated $1000 at a special Elk Rapids High School Fundraiser on August 7, 2014 that featured retired Detroit Lions superstar Herman Moore. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On behalf of Best Drug Rehabilitation, Executive Director Amber Howe proudly donated $1000 at a special Elk Rapids High School Fundraiser on August 7, 2014 that featured special guest Herman Moore, a 4-time All Pro wide receiver who retired from the Detroit...

2014-08-04 23:08:34

The Children's Environmental Health Network's Executive Director, Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, has been appointed to the Maryland's Children's Health Protection Advisory Council. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, the executive director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN), has been appointed by Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland to the Maryland Children’s Health Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC) for a four year term. Regarding her...

2014-07-30 23:07:39

The executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, was featured as a speaker during a Verastem, Inc. investor meeting to bring attention to mesothelioma and the need for clinical trials to advance and to increase the number therapeutic options for mesothelioma patients. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On July 10, during the research and development portion of the Verastem, Inc.’s investor meeting, Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, the executive...

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help identify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage." In a July 28 letter to EPA Administrator Shawn Garvin, Executive Director John Arway said the agency supports...

2014-07-15 23:01:16

Jim Stritzinger joins Connect South Carolina. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy are pleased to announce that Jim Stritzinger has been named executive director of Connect South Carolina. Stritzinger assumed his role on July 1 and will lead Connect South Carolina as it continues its work connecting communities to broadband and technology. “The synergies between Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy were obvious to me when we began our partnership about...

2014-06-29 23:01:27

Having surpassed targets set for its initial three-year, $10 million commitment, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) is pleased to announce that it will continue beyond that original commitment. Going forward, MAMA will be governed by an Advisory Board comprised of leaders from multiple sectors in order to drive scale, impact and sustainability to improve maternal, newborn and child health worldwide. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action...

2014-06-26 23:16:28

Effective July 1, Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services will be partnering with two local home care service providers to provide non-medical, in-home services for seniors and their families in Contra Costa County. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services will be partnering with two local home care service providers, Tender Heart Home Care and 24Hr HomeCare, to provide non-medical, in-home services for seniors and their families in Contra...

2014-06-25 08:31:04

Many more people will die or lose limbs unless new medical treatments are developed and used MEDINA, Ohio, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) today announced a campaign to raise awareness of the tragic inadequacy of the current standard of care for necrotizing fasciitis, or 'flesh-eating' infection --and to push for the adoption of new treatments for this deadly condition. "Too many people are losing their lives or their limbs because...

2014-06-24 12:22:15

Deputy Executive Director Karen Philbrick assumes leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Diridon, Sr., executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) since its 1993 founding at San Jose State University (SJSU), announced his retirement at the Institute's June 21, 2014 annual awards banquet. The Institute's Board of Trustees promoted deputy executive director Karen Philbrick, PhD, into the executive director's position....


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