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2013-11-25 23:29:10

Friday, December 6th at 9am EDT, Dr. Elvira, host of the Global Health Leaders radio show, will talk with Dr.

2013-11-21 23:28:15

Princeton University Professor Uwe Reinhardt speaks at public forum presented by CDPHP and the UAlbany School of Public Health. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 21,

2013-11-20 23:01:55

Number of PHAB-accredited health departments now totals 22 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Three health departments this week joined the growing

Scientists Urge Focus On New Branch Of Environmental Health
2013-11-20 09:49:14

A new paper from members of the HEAL (Health & Ecosystems: Analysis of Linkages) consortium delineates a new branch of environmental health that focuses on the public health risks of human-caused changes to Earth's natural systems.

2013-11-19 12:39:07

Although health behaviors such as smoking are directly linked to the majority of early deaths in the UK, tackling these individual factors fails to address the underlying cause.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.