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2014-09-30 23:13:21

Three gifts of $10,000 each provided to colleges in Hudson County. Need-based program to assist residents pursuing an education in health care. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The CarePoint Health Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded three Hudson County institutions of higher education $10,000 each to assist financially challenged residents of Hudson County to pursue an education in health care. A presentation ceremony was held on Friday, September 26, 2014,...

2014-09-30 23:04:12

Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Public Health Program will be exhibiting at the 2014 Public Health Association of Nebraska Annual State Conference. Seward, NE (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) program will represent the University’s online graduate program at the annual Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) conference October 8-9, 2014, at the MidTown Holiday Inn in Grand Island, Neb. The theme of the...

2014-09-29 23:13:59

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center intended to improve the nation’s public health system. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center...

2014-09-25 12:29:54

TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency awarded a total of $211 million across every state which will be used to fund evidence-based and innovative partnership approaches to improve the health of Americans. A majority of these grants are from the Prevention...

2014-09-24 23:03:03

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) today issued a call for comments on its Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap – designed to closely align the continuous education of health professionals with improving quality of care for patients. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) today issued a call for comments on its Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap – designed to...

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....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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