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2015-05-20 12:27:14

DETROIT, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System is ranked first in the country among health care systems and hospitals for diversity.

2015-05-19 08:40:11

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from a school asthma management program, "Building Bridges for Asthma Care," presented today at the American Thoracic Society 2015

2015-05-07 23:01:31

Funding awarded to expand quality primary care to those who need it in Sacramento Sacramento, Calif.

2015-05-05 16:29:53

Health risks vary by Hispanic subgroup ATLANTA, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first national study on Hispanic health risks and leading causes of death in the United States by

2015-05-04 16:34:16

Winners recognized for work bringing oral health to underserved communities BOSTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to raise awareness and the need for collective action to

2015-04-30 16:37:13

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by a group of three leading higher education organizations -- the Coalition for Urban Serving Universities, the Association

2015-04-30 16:32:49

New content teaches current, future providers about the unique health care needs of sexual and gender minorities PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College

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2015-04-30 14:41:34

In a new study, set to be published in The Lancet, British researchers looked at public health policies in England and Wales to project how these policies might impact average life expectancy. The study team found that life expectancy should increase even more than what is projected by national health officials for the next 15 years.

2015-04-29 23:06:12

Professional infrastructure and environmental services consultancy Cardno is a leader in the Brownfields to Healthfields movement across the United States.

2015-04-15 08:33:22

OTTAWA, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Health care services in Canada will come under strain with an aging population with chronic and degenerative diseases.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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