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2015-02-18 20:22:44

WomenHeart Champion Kathy Webster of Kansas City takes the helm of the nation's leading organization for women's heart health WASHINGTON, Feb.

2014-11-03 23:00:30

A team of researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has developed an Urban Health Index to guide health care professionals, policy makers and researchers around the world,

2014-10-21 23:13:51

The HELEN initiative is excited to bring on the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved to help ensure that health policy issues impacting HIT and health disparities are appropriately

2014-10-09 23:10:20

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) hosted the first in a series of annual conferences to present cutting-edge strategies

2014-07-22 16:27:23

CLEVELAND, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award

2014-07-22 16:27:08

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran HealthCare in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care

2014-06-12 16:25:46

RICHMOND, Va., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The surprising upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's GOP primary is a warning to establishment politicians who compromise

2014-05-29 10:34:04

A policy of higher NHS spending in deprived areas compared with affluent areas is associated with a reduction in absolute health inequalities from causes amenable to healthcare in England.

2014-05-23 11:16:23

As new research documents growing inequalities in health and wealth, the gap between "haves" and "have-nots" is growing in the field of scientific research itself.

2014-03-31 12:29:42

DENVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by Personhood USA: National Right to Life, What does it mean to be pro-life? Is it about


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.