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2013-10-03 23:31:50

CFHI and "brigade" models for educating U.S. medical students on global health issues abroad go head-to-head, providing new insights into best practices. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Child Family Health International - CFHI Global Health Education Programs are profiled in this month’s Academic Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The article, Global Health Educational Engagement-A Tale of Two Models, compares CFHI ‘s model of...

2013-09-30 23:37:09

Delivers 100 Millionth Health Message Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announced today that their services have delivered more than 100 million health messages to consumers by text message. Voxiva’s Care4life portfolio of programs promote maternal & child health (Text4baby & Text4kids), adult health & wellness (Txt4health), smoking cessation (Text2quit), and diabetes self-management...

2013-09-24 23:01:53

The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related disease on the U.S. population. Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Akron General Health System, a national leader in promoting wellness and disease prevention, and Kent State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, have formed a new collaborative for the study and promotion of wellness programs. The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related...

2013-09-22 23:01:14

Six Tips for Choosing the Right Individual Health Insurance Plan Park City, utah (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on choosing an individual health insurance plan. According to Zane Benefits’ website, ObamaCare introduces four new health reforms that encourage more people than ever to purchase their own individual health insurance, without involvement from an employer. The four new...

2013-09-20 23:00:11

In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS). Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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