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2013-10-21 23:03:34

Cohen’s Panel During ‘Australia Hour’ Will Focus on Human Health Consequences of Carbon Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Health Care Without Harm President Gary Cohen will participate in “24 House of Reality,” on October 22 and 23rd. This is the second year that Cohen has presented in this annual 24-hour online event, created by former vice-president Al Gore. This year’s event, “The Price of Power,” focuses on the consequences of increased fossil fuel use and...

2013-07-05 23:00:41

Gary Cohen; Jeff Thompson, MD; and Laura Anderko, PhD, RN; Recognized for Efforts Linking Climate and Health Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Health Care Without Harm is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Gary Cohen, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. The honor is bestowed on Cohen and others who are leaders in making the link between climate and health, and helping the health sector lead the effort to...

2011-04-14 14:28:00

Toxic Chemicals Contribute to Chronic Disease Epidemic, Sector Says WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care sector leaders are urging Congress to move swiftly to pass chemical reform legislation, citing the measure as critical to public health protection. As Senators introduce comprehensive legislation intended to overhaul the nation's chemical regulatory system (the "Safe Chemicals Act of 2011"), the health sector is highlighting the link between preventing...

2010-07-28 10:35:00

Toxic Chemicals Contribute to Chronic Disease Epidemic, Sector Says WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care sector leaders are urging Congress to move swiftly to pass chemical reform legislation, citing the measure as critical to public health protection. On the eve of tomorrow's hearing on the "Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010," a bill intended to overhaul the nation's chemical regulatory system, the sector is highlighting the link between preventing disease,...

2010-01-25 17:54:40

Study highlights:     * Blood pressure control in infants of smoking mothers is abnormal compared to that of infants from non-smoking parents.    * The blood pressure response to postural changes "” tilting and changing from upright to lying down "” was opposite in babies of smokers than in babies of nonsmokers.    * Blood pressure "reprogramming" in infants of smokers persisted at least until age 1, and could be an early marker for...

2010-01-06 05:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's announcing play-by-play at a New York Mets game or giving to those in need through their foundation -- Pitch in for a Good Cause -- SNY-TV sportscasters Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling are in the game all-year round. Pitch in for a Good Cause Foundation, the brainchild of Lynn Cohen (Gary's wife), is a non-profit organization that sells tickets to special Mets events, T-shirts, baseball caps, bears and mugs with one...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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