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2014-05-28 23:15:01

Child Family Health International teams up with prominent medical student and professional organizations. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Rightfully so, Global Health is proving to be more than just a fad on US campuses. Summer 2014 marks a 3-year partnership between Child Family Health International (CFHI) and the American Medical Students Association (AMSA). It also brings the beginning of a new partnership formed between CFHI and the American Medical Women’s...

2014-05-28 23:12:10

Social Solutions Global, Inc. (SSG), the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce the Sheboygan County, WI Department of Health and Human Services has selected Efforts to Outcomes (ETO®) software to support outcomes case management. Baltimore, Md. and Sheboygan, Wis. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc. (SSG), the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce the Sheboygan...

2014-05-28 12:23:03

From today, almost 300,000 people will head to work with a simple yet potentially life-changing goal in mind - to move a little more, every day. MELBOURNE, Australia, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees from more than 1,200 organizations in 185 countries and across every industry have signed up to the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) which asks participants to hit a daily target of 10,000+ steps over a 100 day period. From there, employees follow the program's ongoing fitness challenges...

2014-05-28 08:26:49

New distribution agreement to accelerate HyperSound expansion in North and South America SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), a leading innovator of audio products and solutions, today announced the addition of IAVI as a distributor for its HyperSound® directional audio speakers. IAVI's customers will obtain access to HyperSound's highly directional audio speakers through its network of Pro-AV resellers in North and South America....

2014-05-27 08:28:40

WILL CALL FOR MORE TREATMENT AND EXPERTISE TO ADDRESS COUNTRY'S 23 MILLION TREATMENT GAP, EXPLOSION IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, HARMFUL TRENDS MAKING DRUGS MORE AVAILABLE, AND HOW TO ASSURE NEW LAW CALLING FOR 'PARITY" FOR DRUG TREATMENT IS IMPLEMENTED LA QUINTA, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's former Drug Czar, Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, and CEO Jerry Rhodes of CRC Health Group, the country's largest treatment provider, will open a three-day Western...

2014-05-26 16:21:31

Taking collaborative action on maternal and child health, violence prevention, antimicrobial resistance, and public health emergencies OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva this week. During the plenary sessions, committee meetings and events held on the sidelines of the WHA, Minister Ambrose pushed Canada's health and development goals with world health leaders. Minister...

xanax abuse on the rise
2014-05-24 06:29:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report showing that the abuse of Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is rising in the US — as is the number of emergency room visits associated with the drug. "We're seeing growth in the number of people who are getting into trouble with these drugs," says Pete Delany, director of SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality,...

2014-05-23 08:25:53

~Sanitation Creations earns second place with $12,000 DANVILLE, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry Dickinson of 3F, LLC, captured first place and $15,000 in the area's first joint Virginia and North Carolina Big Launch Challenge organized by The Launch Place and First Flight Venture Center. Second place went to Liz Morris of Sanitation Creations with a cash prize of $12,000. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90869 3F makes and sells high-performance yarns to...

2014-05-22 23:08:55

Real-time Clinical Surveillance Web Software Easily Configured for Early Detection Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 VigiLanz, a digital healthcare technology company headquartered in Minneapolis, announced today that its real-time clinical surveillance and quality software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform is now configured to help U.S. health care providers and clinicians combat the Middle East Respiratory (MERS) virus. The first case of MERS in the United States was confirmed on May 2,...

2014-05-22 08:30:27

Superbug-slaying robot eliminates 99.9 percent of pathogens PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palos Community Hospital has added TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) to its patient safety and infection control arsenal and will be using the UV disinfection robot in patient rooms as well as surgical suites to eliminate harmful pathogens after traditional cleaning routines are carried out. "The acquisition of this technology is simply another way we are working to protect the integrity...


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  • To talk saucily.
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