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Premature Deaths Could Be Reduced By Aggressively Targeting The 'Big Four' Chronic Diseases
2014-05-04 06:20:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly 40 million deaths could be prevented by 2025 simply by achieving globally-agreed targets for a half-dozen essential health risks, including smoking and drinking, according to research published Saturday in the medical journal The Lancet. In the paper, the study authors explained that by reaching goals in six risk factors (tobacco and alcohol use, salt intake, obesity, and raised blood pressure and glucose) could...

2014-05-02 12:25:32

Leading Healthcare conference will work with TBWA on global digital activity and partner on stage at this year's Cannes Health Lions Festival NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TEDMED, the leading health and medicine community, has partnered with TBWA\WorldHealth to develop digital activity for their TEDMED brand and conferences. A community of innovators and leaders who drive a better future for health and medicine, TEDMED celebrates human achievement and the power of connecting...

2014-05-02 10:19:16

The new Center for Health Innovation & Implementation Science at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute is studying how best to prepare the future health care workforce as the country's population ages. It calls upon the tools of implementation science to enable these workers and the health systems that will employ them to provide optimal care in a rapidly changing health care environment. Implementation science, a new...

2014-05-01 23:13:41

The Center for Health Affairs developed a tool which will be used by public health education organizations, their students, and the public health facilities where they receive their public health practicums and capstone experiences. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The need for public health practicums and capstone experiences is continuously growing in Ohio and throughout the country. In order to support the increased demand for available experiences, grant-funding has been acquired...

2014-05-01 23:00:52

Global and China Sewage Line Monitoring Instrument and System Industry Forecasts and Analyzed from 2014 to 2018 at ReportsnReports.com Store Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 These reports on Global and China Sewage Line Monitoring Instrument and System Industry are professional and depth research reports on Global Sewage Line Monitoring Instrument industry and Global and China Sewage Monitoring System Industry. These reports provide world's major regional market conditions of Sewage...

2014-05-01 12:32:52

Premature deaths from each cause due to modifiable risks ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death - yet 20 percent to 40 percent of the deaths from each cause could be prevented, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The five leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional...

2014-05-01 08:37:32

The nation's largest cities urge expansion of proposed FDA regulations to restrict marketing of highly addictive, kid-friendly products WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), a project of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), officially requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expand their proposed regulations to address the sale, marketing, manufacturing, and labeling of e-cigarettes. In particular,...

2014-04-30 23:17:42

Dr. Elvira Beracochea and MIDEGO is announcing big changes so they can make a bigger impact and help more health professionals improve the health system in their countries. The next Realizing Global Health Teleseminar will be held on May 27th at 1PM Eastern time. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 MIDEGO is announcing it is making big changes so they can make a bigger impact and help more health professionals improve the health system in their countries. Gandhi said, “Be the change...

2014-04-30 23:12:31

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and Cambridge Journals, a division of Cambridge University Press, have announced a new publishing partnership for SHEA's flagship scientific publication: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE). New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and Cambridge Journals, a division of Cambridge University Press, have announced a new publishing partnership for SHEA's...

2014-04-30 16:26:35

- Six-Week Campaign Runs on Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster.ca and LiveNation.com - LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --From now until June 10, Live Nation Entertainment will work once again with (RED) to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS. Fans can take action locally by donating up to $25 when purchasing tickets on the Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster.ca and LiveNation.com websites. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82527 "When we first...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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