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Web Surfers Are Most Health-Conscious Early In The Week

Web Surfers Are Most Health-Conscious Early In The Week

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People are most concerned with their health during the beginning of the week (circaseptan), experts from San Diego State University and colleagues report in research published in the...

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2014-04-23 23:14:37

People who take drugs day after day and hope they change their lives for the better usually have a tough time giving them up without outside help. Call 806-731-4618 for a no-cost consultation. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it has started a new intervention program for individuals suffering from drug addiction issues in Amarillo and surrounding Panhandle towns. Drug addicts can find themselves totally lost in a sea of methamphetamines,...

2014-04-23 23:00:29

The Georgia State University School of Public Health has announced its first endowed scholarship, the J. Rhodes Haverty Scholarship in Public Health, endowed by the Georgia Health Foundation and the Haverty family to continue Haverty’s legacy of public service and commitment to better health care. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health has announced its first endowed scholarship, the J. Rhodes Haverty Scholarship in Public Health, endowed by the...

2014-04-22 16:23:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $41.7 million in 13 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 12 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "The investments that we make today in our environment and economy will improve the quality of life for Pennsylvanians in all corners of the Commonwealth," Governor Corbett said. "The PENNVEST Board's...

2014-04-18 23:06:27

Interrupting a person's chronic need for drugs can cause loved ones to take drastic measures. Call 216-452-0236 for a no-cost consultation. CLEVELAND, OH (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Cleveland OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that a new intervention program focused on drug addiction has been launched in Cleveland and for surrounding areas. Intervention causes a major disruption with people abusing drugs day after day. While the drug addict is always looking for his or her next...

2014-04-17 23:05:36

A jarring statistic was recently revealed in an article by NewsMax Health where only 5% of people scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The reason this is alarming is because high-touch areas of public restrooms can contain more than 1,000 colony-forming units per milliliter of infection-causing bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a reminder that it takes at least 20 seconds of washing...

2014-04-17 16:26:40

Governments Agree on Cooperative Actions to Help Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Spruce Grove, is wrapping up a week of meetings in China focussed on exchanging information, sharing best practices and strengthening collaborative actions on shared health priorities. While in China, the Minister has highlighted...

2014-04-17 11:30:49

Comparing hospitalization records with data reported to local boards of health presents a more accurate way to monitor how well communities track disease outbreaks, according to a paper published April 16 in the journal PLOS ONE by a research team led by Elena Naumova, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering and associate dean at Tufts University School of Engineering. In a paper titled "Hospitalization Records as a Tool for Evaluating Performance of Food and Water-Borne...

2014-04-16 23:01:57

According to RF Safe, the BioInitiative Working Group reports of nervous system effects in 68% of studies (144 of 211 studies) on radio frequency radiation in 2014 – an increase from 63% (93 of 150 studies) in 2012. More reasons to use an RF Safe cell phone flip case to shield cellphone radiation exposure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 RF Safe claims that evidence of health risk from wireless devices is growing even stronger in-light of the BioInitiative Working Group...

2014-04-16 11:14:10

Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that the youngest children from the most vulnerable populations benefit most in terms of clinically relevant growth gains, particularly for weight. Poor nutrition in early childhood has both short and long term health effects and underlies around a third of...

2014-04-15 08:30:49

Continued dialogue needed to make a tangible difference OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on. The Government of Canada will continue to work with groups like the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, different levels of government, doctors, pharmacists, First Nations representatives, law enforcement and addictions specialists to help combat...