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New Study Examines Link Between Brain Cortex And Food Buying

New Study Examines Link Between Brain Cortex And Food Buying Habits

Provided by Anita Kar, McGill University Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of...

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2014-10-21 23:13:51

The HELEN initiative is excited to bring on the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved to help ensure that health policy issues impacting HIT and health disparities are appropriately addressed in this new network. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Morehouse School of Medicine in collaboration with the National REACH Coalition (NRC) and the National Collaborative for Health Equity has launched the Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN) – A Campaign...

2014-10-21 23:12:42

MIDEGO, a global health consultancy that partners with governments and world leaders to implement self-reliant and sustainable health systems announces their official name change to Realizing Global Heath (RGH). Let's get it done and make it possible to deliver quality healthcare to everyone, everywhere, every day. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Global impact consulting firm, MIDEGO, Inc. has today officially announced that they have changed their name to Realizing Global Health...

2014-10-20 16:24:51

New campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the real dangers of drug abuse TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched the Government of Canada's new marketing campaign, which equips parents with the information and tools needed to talk with their teenagers about the harmful effects of prescription drug abuse and marijuana use, on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health. Abuse of prescription drugs is...

2014-10-20 12:30:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) technology is quickly emerging as one of the preeminent means to quickly and effectively disinfect hospital settings, including settings in which the patient is being treated for the Ebola virus. Hospital Acquired Infections or HAIs are a fast growing problem for health care facilities. The CDC says that "about 1 in 20 patients have an infection while receiving health care treatment in U.S. hospitals."...

2014-10-20 08:33:43

DebMed survey confirms steady improvements, though gap remains between hand hygiene beliefs and best practices that can increase patient safety and reduce infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data, the reliability of that data and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. With responses from more than 400 infection...

2014-10-19 16:21:28

Drills are a precautionary measure to ensure teams are ready and able to respond quickly OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada has begun to exercise its Ebola Rapid Response Teams to ensure Canada is ready to respond in the event of a first case of Ebola in Canada. Today the Public Health Agency of Canada and Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness are conducting a joint exercise. For this drill,...

2014-10-14 23:14:33

The Children’s Environmental Health Network has received an EPA Region VI grant for the expansion of the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program into Texas Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is excited to announce that it has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region VI. With this funding, CEHN plans to expand the national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program into the state of Texas. EHCC...

2014-10-14 23:09:06

Enforc Hygiene, LLC is the latest cutting-edge company to join The Hamilton Mill. Enforc is in the process of developing and marketing a revolutionary handwashing system that provides a certified path towards clean hands. Hamilton, OH (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Enforc Hygiene, LLC is the latest cutting-edge company to join The Hamilton Mill. Enforc is in the process of developing and marketing a revolutionary handwashing system that provides a certified path towards clean hands. The...

2014-10-14 23:02:04

AORN Provides Guidelines for Perioperative Personnel Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 As hospitals and health care systems across the country evaluate their infection prevention practices for Ebola safety, medical specialties are providing their practitioners with recommendations to prevent contamination and spread of the disease. To date none of the patients treated in the US have required surgical treatment, however, perioperative RNs should be prepared to meet this patient need...

2014-10-14 08:34:15

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States and around the world, there's a simple action that can help prevent the spread of the flu, diarrhea, pneumonia and other sickness - hand washing with soap and water. This month, Bradley Corporation, an international manufacturer of commercial hand washing products, is supporting Global Handwashing Day since preventable illnesses contribute to the deaths of 1.7 million children worldwide each year. Research shows hand...


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