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2014-04-16 12:31:28

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teaching healthy diet and exercise habits to adults with special needs can be more challenging than with most groups of people, but for Karlyn Emile it's also more rewarding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75587 ) "A lot of people would say it's impossible to teach adults to adopt better behaviors. They would be wrong," said Emile, Healthy Community Site Director for Special Olympics Florida. Recently, Special...

2014-04-14 23:05:39

Child Family Health International announces crucial resource for educators and advocates worldwide who are creating and expanding global health programs. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The most comprehensive guidebook to date for global health education, “Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd Edition” has been unveiled by Child Family Health International (CFHI) and collaborating organizations. Featuring...

2014-04-07 23:02:09

Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to teach young adults the importance of sports and nutrition. Retrofit is hosting the April 8th Girls in the Game Leader-to-Leader interview at its Chicago headquarters. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to...

2014-04-02 16:31:20

Free Webinars Offered During National Public Health Week LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following on the heels of the successful launch of its first Master of Public Health Program online, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP)--the leading nonprofit national graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, is now accepting applications for its summer online M.P.H. Program, as well as its fall...

2014-04-02 08:34:12

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As integration between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare continues, the new Baylor Scott & White Health has announced eleven members of its senior leadership team. "One of the greatest strengths of our new organization is its team of leaders, all of which were integral in accomplishing the merger and are now working diligently to build the new Baylor Scott & White Health," says CEO Joel Allison. "These leaders,...

2014-04-02 08:28:15

Executive Editors are health industry thought leaders: Robert J. Esterhay, MD, LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, James H. Taylor, Dman, MBA, MHA, and H.J. Bohn, Jr., MBA VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 26, 2014 Convurgent Publishing released the website for a new forthcoming book entitled, Population Health - Management, Policy and Technology, First Edition. The website (www.population-health.info) provides a preview of the book scheduled for release July 1,...

2014-04-01 23:23:41

Students in School of Allied Health Professions to Spend Spring Break Offering Medical Assistance Bronx, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that thirteen students in the college's School of Allied Health Professions will provide medical assistance, health education, and community work in Beards Fork, West Virginia during their spring break from April 19 through April 26. The college's thirteen students...

2014-03-31 23:01:02

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Masters in Public Health Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a web-based educational resource. The site helps students make informed decisions about their college educations by providing analysis and rankings of online university programs. Students and families preparing for college can use the analysis to...

2014-03-20 23:03:57

Three $10,000 scholarship checks were presented to Saint Peter's University, Hudson County Community College and New Jersey City University. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The CarePoint Health Foundation recently established a College Scholarship Program to assist financially challenged residents of Hudson County pursuing an education in the health care field. On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, three $10,000 scholarship checks were presented to Saint Peter's University,...

2014-03-13 23:28:13

11th Annual National Conference on Allied Health Education was held in Nashville, TN. Gurnick Academy was honored by ABHES for receiving institutional re-accreditation for the maximum timeframe allowed - 8 years. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) granted institutional re-accreditation to Gurnick’s 4 campuses: San Mateo, Concord, Fresno, and Modesto in July of 2013. The on-site evaluation visits resulted in ZERO violations as...