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2014-09-08 12:28:59

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new state awardees for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). CDC's $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths. "More than 55,000 Americans died because of homicide or suicide in 2011. That's an average of more than six people dying a violent death every hour," said Daniel M....

2014-09-08 12:28:45

Sold-out events in Washington DC and San Francisco will shine international spotlight on innovation and imagination in service of health and medicine WASHINGTON, and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TEDMED, the health and medicine edition of the famous TED movement, begins Wednesday in San Francisco and Washington, DC, featuring an unprecedented lineup of science leaders and health industry innovators who are convening around the theme, unlocking imagination in health...

2014-09-05 23:07:24

European Society of Lifestyle Medicine Becomes Partner Organization of American College of Preventive Medicine Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases...

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2014-09-05 03:00:09

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University Mothers who live in neighborhoods with plenty of grass, trees or other green vegetation are more likely to deliver at full term and their babies are born at higher weights, compared to mothers who live in urban areas that aren’t as green, a new study shows. The findings held up even when results were adjusted for factors such as neighborhood income, exposure to air pollution, noise, and neighborhood walkability, according to researchers at...

2014-09-04 08:29:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced that they will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 12-14, 2015. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours[1]. Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/OSAPBootCamp. Only four...

2014-09-02 12:30:19

Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today released, "A Deadly Trend: Prescription Drugs to Heroin," a research report that provides concrete evidence linking prescription drug abuse to heroin abuse, and examines deadly trends that have created a unique heroin epidemic. The full...

2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-26 23:17:02

The Troubled Teen Hotline in Salisbury is a new resource for local teenagers who struggle with substance abuse and need to find a teen recovery facility. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When an adolescent has developed a drug or alcohol issue, the best course of action is getting qualified help from the professional substance abuse counselors at a teen recovery facility. However, finding the right facility isn’t always easy for those teenager addicts living in Salisbury, MD who...

2014-08-26 23:13:53

CEHN’s Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, which provides tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors associated with childhood leukemia, is now available in Spanish. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, created with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), has been translated and is now available in...

2014-08-26 08:31:35

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems is pleased to announce that Stilwell Memorial Hospital, a full-service healthcare center located in Stilwell, Oklahoma, has gone live with the company's InsightCS® Patient Access and Patient Accounting system. Stilwell will be utilizing the InsightCS® system's end-to-end, integrated functionality featuring complete Patient Access, Patient Accounting and Billing, Integrated Claims Management, and Business...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.