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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...

2014-07-23 23:06:59

Sarasota, Fla.-based FCCI Insurance Group is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Fit-Friendly Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses while increasing employee wellness and productivity. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 FCCI Insurance Group has been again recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. FCCI was also recognized as a...

2014-07-17 20:21:20

Culturally Mindful Book is latest offering in Institute for Healthcare Advancement's easy to read "What To Do For Health" series LA HABRA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What should I do? My teen does not want to do homework. My teen is being bullied. My teen is always angry. My teen wants to get tattoos and body piercings. To help parents cope with the difficult teen years, this updated book, What To Do For Your Teen's Health, gives advice about teen issues like...

2014-07-10 12:28:42

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has rebooted the Lilly for Better Health(TM) program, with several innovative enhancements to lillyforbetterhealth.com that help enrich the user experience with Lilly's non-product-branded health education. Changes to the site include improved ease of use, interactive engagement and an updated mobile experience. Lilly for Better Health is one of the many ways Lilly goes beyond medicine to support...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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