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2014-03-21 23:00:31

Family, friends and those dependent on alcohol or drugs are troubled by an alarming trend: openings in medically supervised detox centers and residential treatment facilities are increasingly scarce. The people behind SoberFreedom.com have risen to the challenge and offer a unique, online service that solves the problem. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 In the past decade, prescription drugs have become the most common drug of abuse next to marijuana. Teens, young adults and soccer...

2014-03-21 23:00:23

Mobile phone health risks: RF Safe makes the case for taking action to protect children from cell phone radiation and warning labels on cell phones. RF Safe reminds parents cell phone radiation is potentially carcinogenic and children are at greater risk. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 According to RF Safe, "every major well-designed study ever conducted has found that those who use cellphones regularly for half an hour a day or more for a decade have a doubled risk of brain...

2014-03-18 23:32:07

A look at the latest drug trends is the focus of a new blog post from Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers addiction recovery geared to the personalized needs of each client. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 A look at the latest drug trends is the focus of a new blog post from Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers addiction recovery geared to the personalized needs of each client. “While the combined efforts of law enforcement, parents, medical professionals, community leaders and others have...

2014-03-19 00:22:10

Experts Say Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Service Delivery Are Crucial Investments for Solving Health Crises WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strengthening the health systems that provide health products and care is the most critical investment in global health, according to international survey results released today by leading global health organizations, PSI and PATH, as well as Devex, the global development media brand....

2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2014-03-17 23:26:33

Originally named the Children's Wireless Protection Act, Maine's House of Representatives approved a bill that requires all cell phones sold for-profit in Maine to have Cell Phone Radiation Warning Labels. RF Safe advises parents on cell phone radiation safety. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 According to RF Safe, In the last 30 Days both Hawaii and Maine have passed milestone bills for informing consumers on the hazards of cell phone radiation. 2/20/2014 Hawaii Senator Calls for Cell...

2014-03-17 23:01:51

The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March 19. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March...

2014-03-16 23:01:47

Cell Phone Radiation Warning Label Bill Passed By Maine House of Representatives – Now which states are next for it to take effect? Why wait to be warned, RF Safe provides protection from cellphone radiation now. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 RF Safe has been following all the latest hearings on Cell Phone Radiation warning labels for several states across America. According to public records, On 3/11/2014 Maine’s House of Representatives has passed “The Wireless...

2014-03-13 23:04:14

Nearly 300 public health professionals participated in the three-day event featuring keynotes, Jeff Speck and Richard Louv. LOMA LINDA, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH) hosted the annual conference, Healthy People in Healthy Communities March 3-5. The conference theme this year put a spotlight on children’s health in the community, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of nearly 300 academic professionals, policy leaders, educators,...

2014-03-13 23:01:50

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health applauds new bill that would ensure women and families can access health care their tax dollars support WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Women’s health advocates, health care providers, and immigrant health and rights leaders applaud Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) for introduction of the “Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014.” The groundbreaking legislation...