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2013-09-06 23:01:28

The outstanding health show will produce a segment on effective solutions in patient care this fall. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment about the effective solutions in patient care. The show will inform the audience about the upcoming flu season, and educate viewers about the variances in flu vaccines available. It will feature professionals from the health and medical fields who will...

2013-08-28 23:24:46

With confusion surrounding the issue of cover for BRCA testing, GlobalSurance decided to conduct a survey of four major insurers to see what their policies are on the matter. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 In recent months, the media has turned its attention to Angelina Jolie's recent double mastectomy, which she famously underwent after a genetic test revealed that there was an 87% chance she would develop breast cancer. Many women around the world are now looking to take the same BRCA...

2013-08-26 13:30:15

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for August 27, 2013 The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use in school-aged children and adolescents. This recommendation statement is being jointly published in the peer-reviewed medical journals Annals of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. This recommendation is an update. In 2003, the Task...

2013-08-19 23:02:46

The Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), and National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) released a policy statement today, recommending that systems be established to ensure that survivors of sexual assault have universal access to medications to prevent HIV following rape. Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 The Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), International...

2013-08-12 23:17:36

Top sponsors lining up, exhibition sold out and registrations set record pace as American College of Lifestyle Medicine gears up for annual conference. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine's (ACLM) annual conference series is proving to be the premier event for anyone interested in natural, root cause approaches to health care. Based on sponsors in place to date, exhibitors planning to be on hand and attendee registration that is far...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.