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2010-10-19 13:38:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of nearly 7.4 million children in the United States diagnosed with emotional, behavioral, or developmental conditions, a disproportionate number do not get the mental health services they need because they are underinsured, according to a new report released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The study also finds that boys, adolescents, and children from low-income families are affected by conditions such as...

2009-03-17 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a new online tool to raise awareness of ways to prevent poisonings across the United States. HRSA Administrator Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., unveiled the Poison Prevention Week Planner March 17 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with National Poison Prevention Week, March 15-21. The downloadable planner features useful information on how...

2008-08-14 15:00:59

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded more than $4.5 million to 24 universities and teaching hospitals to support graduate-level students training for careers in maternal and pediatric health care. The leadership grants are targeted at the next generation of supervisory clinicians and rising administrators in five critical disciplines: nursing, nutrition, communication disorders, social work and developmental...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.