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2013-06-18 11:42:55

A Georgetown public health expert and attorney examines what the FDA must do to prevail When the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposes new graphic warning labels for tobacco products, they can survive a First Amendment challenge if they depict health consequences and their effectiveness is supported by adequate scientific evidence, says a Georgetown University Medical Center public health expert and attorney. Graphic tobacco warning labels–which combine images with health...

2013-06-17 23:04:26

The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been awarded the sole contract statewide to analyze, revise and develop new materials and outreach efforts to help individuals with disabilities successfully navigate the California health care system under the Affordable Care Act. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been...

2013-06-12 23:25:56

Out of more than 13,000 entrants, Trajectory and Reading Health System were honored with three bronze 2013 Telly Awards for Cancer and Women's Health Services service line campaigns. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Branding and marketing agency Trajectory was recently honored with three Telly Awards for its healthcare marketing work — for Reading Health System's Cancer and Women's Health Services service line TV commercials. These awards follow on the heels of a Gold Aster Award...

2013-06-03 23:01:47

Fourteen agencies now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) announced today it has awarded five-year accreditation status to three public health departments. PHAB is the independent organization that administers the national public health accreditation program. Accreditation status was awarded this week to Polk County Health Department in Balsam Lake, Wis.; Summit County Combined General...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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