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Global Warming Linked To Potential Increase In Adverse Health Conditions

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Expected increases in the number of extremely hot days experienced by some parts of the US could cause an increase in heat-related health conditions, according to new research published...

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2014-09-29 23:13:59

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center intended to improve the nation’s public health system. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center...

2014-09-29 20:23:14

SEOUL, Republic Of Korea, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a Seoul-based non-profit international organization devoted to research in vaccine development and delivery for the developing world, announced the appointment of Jerome H. Kim, M.D., as the organization's Director General, effective early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148946 "Jerome's scientific knowledge, technical expertise, and organizational and leadership...

2014-09-29 04:21:39

Report by alliance of top US-based organizations urges nations to maximize impact of CHWs by defining core competencies CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report finds that developing nations' ability to deal with pressing health challenges like HIV/AIDS and ensuring maternal and newborn survival will be strengthened by creating a common definition for community health workers, as well as a core set of skills and competencies that would help ensure they are...

2014-09-27 23:03:30

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Wins US Army Contract to Support the Army Stationing Installation Plan McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) has been awarded a contract by the US Army to support the service's Army Stationing Installation Plan (ASIP) as the Prime Contractor. The contract was awarded by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Sam Houston to benefit the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

2014-09-26 23:06:34

With hospitals struggling to do more with less, many are hard pressed to balance cost and resources with infection control program goals. Using their RevEgis clinical predictive analytics solution, Jvion has achieved remarkable predictive results to help providers better target and manage their infection control programs. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 According to a recent study released by The Emerging Infections Program Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use...

2014-09-26 23:02:04

Harbor Village Florida comments on NFL player Josh Gordon coming back to the field. USA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As reported by USA Today in the article NFL, NFLPA Finalize New Substance Abuse Policy (9/19), the NFL has reached a conclusion on its new substance abuse policy, which will allow recently suspended players such as Josh Gordon, to come back onto the team earlier than originally thought. Gordon was originally suspended for violations of the NFL's old substance abuse...

2014-09-26 16:23:29

Coordinated action to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, committed to continued efforts to strengthen global health security at the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) meeting in Washington, DC. The meeting brought Ministers and representatives from over 50 countries together at the White House to discuss future actions to ensure long-term global health security, and global...

2014-09-25 16:26:25

Effort might help reduce tooth decay CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) is pleased that three leading soda manufacturers recently announced that they hope to reduce the number of calories that Americans consume from sugar-sweetened beverages by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes and drinks with less sugar. The ADA has long-encouraged the public to practice good eating habits to keep their teeth healthy, because frequent...

2014-09-25 16:26:16

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitioning from the traditional fee-for-service payment model to one based on value uniquely impacts every area of a hospital. To help hospitals and health systems nationwide, VHA Inc. today announced it is hosting a series of five free webinars that offer strategies designed around the distinct financial, clinical, operations and supply chain challenges leaders are facing in this transition. "The value based payment model is one of the most...

2014-09-25 12:29:54

TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency awarded a total of $211 million across every state which will be used to fund evidence-based and innovative partnership approaches to improve the health of Americans. A majority of these grants are from the Prevention...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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