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2011-06-06 14:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to manage the long-term care of patients with HIV/AIDS, is now available online. Produced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the updated volume covers more than 90 topics and provides guidance on a broad range of clinical care issues, including testing and assessment,...

2011-05-17 13:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced $4.9 million in new and continuing grants to support the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, primarily non-profit organizations run by and for families with children with special health care needs. Funding for the centers was extended through 2012 by the Affordable Care Act. Created in 2005, the centers are state-wide, family-led organizations that provide information,...

2011-03-18 12:42:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau publish their findings on health care for children in medical homes in the April issue of Pediatrics. The report, "The Medical Home: Health Care Access and Impact for Children and Youth in the United States," finds only 57 percent of children in the United States have access to a medical home. Children without a medical home...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.