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2014-08-27 23:03:37

Tapping virtual humans to drive behavior change and improving the health of those with moderate risks will be the topics of September webinars in the Population Health Alliance’s PHM Virtual

2014-08-06 23:05:17

PHA seeks nominations from members for its 2014 Board of Directors. Washington, D.C.

2014-07-29 08:42:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory is proud to announce a new partnership with FinancialAudiences(TM) (by Dean Media Group) to further the mission of making their

2014-07-24 10:49:42

Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

2014-07-24 10:47:06

A major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 published in The Lancet, shows that accelerated progress against the global burden of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis (TB) has been made since 2000 when governments worldwide adopted Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6 to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and TB.

2014-07-23 23:23:28

Partnership will allow patients with primary immunodeficiencies to electronically track their health information and further national research. Rockville, Maryland

2014-07-18 23:02:38

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets.

2014-07-18 08:25:01

Actual Disbursements in 2013 Increased 8% As Some Funds from Earlier Years Were Spent MELBOURNE, Australia, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donor governments in 2013 committed

Investigating The Impact Behavioral Factors Have On Life Expectancy
2014-07-09 08:22:22

Eating healthy, being physically active, limiting alcohol consumption and avoiding cigarettes could add 10 years to your life, public health physicians from the University of Zurich report in what is being called the first study to ever investigate the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.