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2014-04-23 16:29:11

Initiative Ensures Government Accountability, Provides Billions in Federal Matching Funds PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million voter signatures statewide in order to qualify the Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 for the November ballot. The measure builds upon SB 239, an important bipartisan agreement...

2012-08-15 23:02:50

Associate Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Clinical Associate Professor of Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Packard Children´s Hospital joins maker of cast covers and orthopedic gear in advisory role. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 CastCoverZ! a leading provider, retailer and innovator of fashionable and functional cast, brace, splint and walking boot covers, designer colored crutches, crutch accessories and patient requested orthopedic products, is very pleased to...

2012-04-11 23:02:56

UltraFragrances.com will be donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of Kaleb´s Potion to the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children´s Health. Donations will provide vital support for the Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children´s Hospital. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Ultra Fragrances is teaming-up with Botanolution Skincare to help raise funds and awareness for autism care and research at Lucile Packard Children´s Hospital at Stanford. As a...

2011-06-08 21:36:05

New research has shown that children's risk for learning and behavior problems and obesity rises in correlation to their level of trauma exposure, says the psychiatrist at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital who oversaw the study. The findings could encourage physicians to consider diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder rather than attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, which has similar symptoms to PTSD but very different treatment. The...


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