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2013-06-13 23:01:47

Jon Barron releases natural health guide in time for Father's Day. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 This Father´s Day, nothing beats the gift of health. Arming your father or husband with practical, life-saving knowledge is a gift that will remain long after a coffee mug chips, pictures fade, or technology goes out of date. Which is why Jon Barron´s Baseline of Health Foundation has publicly released a comprehensive natural health guide to healthy aging on their nonprofit website...

2012-09-18 22:53:02

Research highlights differing methods of reporting central line infections in hospitals Published in the leading US policy journal Milbank Quarterly, the research found huge variability in how English hospitals collected, recorded and reported their rates of central line infections to a patient safety program. The study was funded by the Health Foundation, a major UK charitable foundation aiming to improve quality of care. "Central line infections occur in tubes used in treating...

2008-06-25 09:03:32

The United Health Foundation and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) today announced a $300,000 grant from the Foundation to establish a model "program in dental excellence" at Howard University's College of Dentistry that will expand access to quality dental care for low-income children and their families who reside in Washington, D.C. and Prince George's County. This new initiative builds upon the demonstrated expertise of the Howard University College of Dentistry and the resources...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.