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2014-09-18 23:00:54

Population Served by a PHAB-Accredited Health Department Now Reaches Over 70 Million (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Alexandria, VA — The

2014-09-17 16:24:32

Woman Speaks Out About Fiancee's Preventable Death At Hands Of Doctor With Crack Cocaine History SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2014-09-17 12:24:02

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa employees have taken home the title of "World's Most Active Organization" for the second consecutive year.

2014-09-17 08:28:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health promotion and disease prevention programs have become ubiquitous in workplaces across the country.

2014-09-16 23:03:00

National Recovery Month, recognized in the month of September and now in its 25th year, spreads the positive message that prevention works; that treatment is effective; and that people can and

2014-09-16 23:02:23

New Action Guide 1.0 Ready for Input Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Programs and policies that promote health and disease prevention could

2014-09-16 08:21:16

Booster seats can reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seat belts alone WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-09-15 23:10:16

Nathan McEmrys and Roxana Reisch are this year’s recipients of Nsedu Obot Witherspoon (NOW) Youth Leadership Awards, provided to youths for their notable environmental health leadership.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.