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2014-08-22 23:03:18

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 11 AM Mountain Time. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its...

2014-08-21 12:29:21

SPARK partners with Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Healthy Kids Challenge to create a comprehensive youth health program for TX students SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPARK(TM), provider of the world's most-researched physical education programs, was selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as one of only three state-approved Coordinated School Health (CSH) Programs for students in grades K-8. The SPARK CSH program gives districts tools to provide physical...

2014-08-20 23:07:48

Collaborative Project with Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) to Recruit, Interview, and Broadcast Bilingual Role Models Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) has received a five-year, $1.24 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support NAHN’s collaborative project with the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) entitled Hispanic Role Models in Health Careers. This...

2014-08-13 23:09:03

Programs will provide a survey experience of healthcare in resource-poor settings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The goal is ambitious: to enable driven medical, nursing, pre-health students and early career professionals an opportunity to be in the trenches of global health in communities around the world. Enter Child Family Health International (CFHI), a nonprofit that pairs students with healthcare experts abroad to promote a global perspective on health while empowering...

2014-08-13 08:24:20

New book offers timely insight into the movement to 'green' the health care system OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released book, Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet, Kaiser Permanente's environmental stewardship officer, Kathy Gerwig, explores a universal paradox of health care: As hospitals deliver life-saving care to individuals, their substantial environmental footprint can often be detrimental to environmental and community health....

2014-08-08 08:25:51

Builds on 78-Year Commitment to Illinois Communities CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding $3,380,000 to nonprofit health and human service organizations that are making meaningful differences in the lives of the people of Illinois. "Giving back to help our communities is part of our 78-year legacy of serving the people of Illinois," says Donna Gerber, vice-president, Public Affairs and Community Investments. "Just as the...

2014-08-05 23:11:50

Northcentral University (NCU) announced today the launch of a new Corporate Wellness specialization in the M.Ed. program. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today the launch of a new Corporate Wellness specialization in the University’s School of Education. Cindy Guillaume, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education, believes the addition of the Corporate Wellness Specialization adds more depth and breadth...

2014-08-05 16:28:34

Programmatic accreditation effective August 1, 2014 BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical assistant program at the Broadview University-Boise campus has received accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), effective August 1, 2014. This accreditation qualifies students to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Exam with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)....

2014-07-31 23:08:10

LTT Global Communications launches its expansion of its MyMobileUniversity, Learning Channels, Global Health and Medical. This expansion is to raise awareness, enhances individuals, professionals, and businesses accessibility to its online global healthcare content. Strengthen collaborative knowledge sharing and community of care learning and education among health institutions as learning partners. Washington, D.C. USA Malaysia (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 My Mobile University's global...

2014-07-25 16:22:47

Delmarva Foundation sponsors Baltimarket website to support Virtual Supermarket Program BALTIMORE, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will join local community leaders on July 30, 2014 to launch two community-based projects designed to improve nutrition and health status for residents of Baltimore. The event kicks off at noon at the Cherry Hill Senior Center, 606 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21225. The Baltimore City Health...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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