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2012-06-06 21:32:04

Road traffic crashes kill more than 1.2 million people each year, with 90 percent of those fatalities occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Yet despite a growing body of data to support effective and proven interventions, proportional funding for implementation in developing countries has not been forthcoming, leaving a gap between evidence and action. A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...

2012-05-17 23:12:36

Author David Brown helps women understand and prevent common medical issues SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 David Brown is an experienced medical doctor, and has been offering his advice to patients for years. Now he brings his wisdom to even more people in his new book For the Health of a Woman & the Story of One Tree Hill (published by Trafford Publishing), a collection of advice offering an education on preventing illness and injury. In For the Health of a Woman & the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'