Latest John Howard Stories

2014-07-02 23:01:03

Since its inception, the World Trade Center Program has broadened to expand the dangerous illnesses associated with the toxic cloud present at the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years working to ensure that all of the heroes of 9/11 are not forgotten, applauds the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program on its third anniversary. According to Dr. John Howard,...

2012-09-10 20:03:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York rolls around, the federal government has added fourteen categories of cancer to the list of illnesses linked to the tragic day. Linking the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 to the list of illnesses brings added coverage to rescue workers and people living near ground zero at the time. The National Institute for...

2012-05-04 23:01:18

I.C.E Down is proud to announce the endorsement of its extensive line of cold therapy ice compression wraps by record breaking bicyclist and Ironman winner John Howard. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 I.C.E Down is proud to announce the endorsement of its extensive line of cold therapy ice compression wraps by record breaking bicyclist and Ironman winner John Howard. Mr. Howard injured his back early this year and used I.C.E Down to rehabilitate. He is a seasoned athlete and published...

2012-01-18 15:09:55

UC Davis researcher recommends expanded prevention measures to reduce harm to workers In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a UC Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion, much higher than generally assumed. That figure is $31 billion more than the direct and indirect costs of all cancer, $76 billion more than diabetes and $187 billion more than strokes. The study strongly suggests that the...

WTC Responders Face Long-term Health Issues
2011-09-02 11:04:57

  Nearly ten years after The United States´ darkest day in history, rescuers who were exposed to toxic dust and smoke from the World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 have a 19 percent higher risk of getting cancer of all kinds than colleagues who were not exposed, according to a long-term study. The study, published this week in a special 9/11 issue of the medical journal The Lancet, evaluated more than 27,000 police officers, construction workers,...

2011-05-19 04:52:00

LANGFANG, China, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard stated earlier today that he was extremely pleased to be a part of the China APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) meeting and commented on the unveiling of the master plan for a new technologically advanced city to be built in Langfang, China. Mr. Howard's remarks were made as part of his keynote address to the China APEC Development Council Conference. SunWorth Development Group, a joint...

2011-01-06 14:00:00

Mount Sinai researchers coordinating the largest clinical study to date of "Sarcoid Like" Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease in World Trade Center (WTC) responders have found that the rate of the condition was increased in this group as compared to the records of pre-9/11 FDNY personnel. The study is published online in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. The Mount Sinai researchers studied almost 20,000 responders who had an initial exam in the Mount Sinai World Trade Center Medical...

2010-12-30 10:31:00

ROCKFORD, Ill., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society is pleased to share a Christmas story from its founder, senior fellow, and spiritual mentor, Dr. John A. Howard. At 89 years of age he still keeps full-time hours at the Center, defending the traditional values of family and Western Christian Civilization. The words below come from a brief excerpt of a speech that John gave earlier this year about his experience in World War II. "In...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'