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2014-10-30 16:27:49

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Birchbox, a leading beauty e-commerce company innovating the way consumers shop for beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products online, has partnered with (RED) this holiday season to raise money and awareness in the fight against AIDS. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155600 While November is a time about pumpkin pie and gift giving, it is also a time for giving back. During November, subscribers will receive special (RED)...

2014-10-30 12:20:54

Download Free Infographic - 7 Tips for Safer Drivers DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 90 percent of adult Americans have a cell phone(1) and on average, replace it every 18 months.(2 )As quickly as technology changes, regulations regarding cell phone use while driving have changed equally fast. While laws vary by state, how can you legally use your phone while driving - and what risks are you taking? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b...

2014-10-29 16:30:23

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTION This comprehensive study examines the US market for infection prevention products and services covering: - Protective Apparel & Textiles (medical and laboratory gloves, surgical drapes, surgical gowns, patient gowns, surgical and staff face masks, and other apparel and textiles) - Safety Enhanced Medical Devices (catheters, prefillable and clinical hypodermic syringes, blood collection tubes, and other devices such as surgical...

2014-10-29 12:24:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature improves public health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155226 The Harmony Institute inspired the creation of the town of Harmony in Osceola County in 1998 as a master planned community designed to accommodate and encourage...

2014-10-28 16:28:14

Longitudinal Studies Will Focus on Health Benefits of Humans Interacting with Nature, Animals in Built Community ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature improves public health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/155019 The Harmony Institute inspired the creation of the town of...

2014-10-28 08:35:35

Cantel Medical subsidiary Crosstex International, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of face masks, is producing fitted masks at maximum capacity in response to healthcare worker concerns in light of Ebola threat. LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CDC recently revised their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) recommendations for healthcare workers caring for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patients to include the use of N95 or PAPR respirators and full coverage of all...

2014-10-27 16:27:44

Ministers exchange information and best practices to ensure Canada is safe and well-prepared OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Dr. Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Terry Lake, British Columbia's Minister of Health and Dr. Perry Kendall, British Columbia's Provincial Health Officer held a teleconference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers to discuss Ebola preparedness. The group discussed ways to...

2014-10-27 08:30:16

Breakthrough timely Infectious Disease Protection Tourniquet amidst Ebola & HIV/AIDS Landscape MILWAUKEE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- V3 Healthcare Strategies, a Wisconsin Based Accountable Care Strategies company, announced the timely North American launch of the revolutionary ELEO Single Use Tourniquet. The "Easy Lock Easy Opening" Cross Infection Prevention Product comes to market amidst an environment of infectious, catastrophic diseases such as Ebola, Hanta & Hemorrhagic...

2014-10-27 00:21:13

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today called upon public officials, public health experts and leaders in health care to join in helping ensure that Americans who volunteer to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus are treated with the gratitude and respect of a grateful nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The following statement was issued today by Patrick Courneya, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer for...

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...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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