Latest Health promotion Stories

2013-12-11 23:21:13

The Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) credits the contraceptive social marketing and behavior change communication implemented by DKT Ethiopia as contributing factors to "an emerging family planning success story." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A new article published in the Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) calls Ethiopia, which was the site of the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning,...

2013-12-11 23:03:28

CCA Research Agenda Reflects Industry Focus on Measures and Outcomes, Value on Investment and Individual and Organizational Engagement Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Care Continuum Alliance (CCA), the leading advocate for population health improvement, released its research agenda for 2014, which emphasizes engagement, value on investment and measure development, all issues that apply across markets and respond to the stated needs of the organization’s members and partners....

Exercise Lowers Risk Of Dementia
2013-12-10 11:27:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Cardiff University in Wales has found that physical exercise can help to maintain mental health later in life – reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by 60 percent, study researchers said. Published in the open access journal PLOS ONE, the new study was based on data dating back to 1979 on over 2,200 middle-aged men from the Welsh town of Caerphilly. The researchers looked at factors such as diet,...

2013-12-06 23:00:06

Author Frances Butterfoss shares effective ways to create and sustain local partnerships. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 What strategies could make your coalition’s message stronger? In new book “Ignite!”, Frances Dunn Butterfoss relies on her 25 years of expertise in health promotion to produce a four-part guide for creating and improving local coalitions. Illustrating how to plan, build, fuel and sustain a cause, “Ignite!” compares forming a local coalition to...

2013-12-05 23:30:09

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) LLC is pleased to work with NSF International’s Applied Research Center as an advisory resource in selecting companies and/or products as recipients of HFI’s “Clean for Healthy Environments” Award. While neither organization endorses products, both groups are focused on protecting public health and promoting healthier indoor environments, which is this Award’s primary focus. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Healthy Facilities...

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.