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2013-07-18 23:00:20

Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. “We are thrilled to receive support...

2013-07-12 23:02:42

The Boston Hospital Learning Network is One of 38 Nationwide to Receive “Model Practice Award” from NACCHO. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Health Care Without Harm and the Boston Public Health Commission were honored at the 2013 annual conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), for developing and implementing a program that demonstrates exemplary and replicable qualities in response to a local public health need. The Boston Hospital...

2013-07-05 23:00:41

Gary Cohen; Jeff Thompson, MD; and Laura Anderko, PhD, RN; Recognized for Efforts Linking Climate and Health Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Health Care Without Harm is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Gary Cohen, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. The honor is bestowed on Cohen and others who are leaders in making the link between climate and health, and helping the health sector lead the effort to...

2013-06-29 23:01:34

India Networks offers accident, sickness, and pre-existing condition health insurance plans for visitors to United States, Canada, and Mexico. The coverage now extends to travel from home country for any accidents and medical emergencies. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 India Network announced today that all policy holders of India Network Health Insurance programs would be automatically covered for accidents and medical problems during their travel from home country to the United...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.