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2014-05-30 23:12:09

Benedictine University’s Master of Public Health faculty member Jason Horay was selected as one of only 60 individuals to take part in the Work@Health Train-the-Trainer Program sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Lisle, Ill (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Benedictine University’s online Master of Public Health faculty member Jason Horay was selected as one of only 60 individuals to take part in the Work@Health Train-the-Trainer program sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control...

2014-05-30 23:11:42

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will address the subject of Effective Donor-Country Partnerships at Society For International Development, Washington D.C. chapter, June 24, 2014 at 12:30 PM. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 At the annual SIDW conference held May 20, 2014, Dr. Elvira, along with other global health experts, shared her views at a panel designed to answer the following three questions: 1.     How should the traditional...

2014-05-29 23:08:04

Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023". The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the market. Albany,New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its huge collection of research reports. Multiple sclerosis (MS)...

2014-05-29 10:34:04

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dropping this policy may widen inequalities, warn researchers A policy of higher NHS spending in deprived areas compared with affluent areas is associated with a reduction in absolute health inequalities from causes amenable to healthcare in England, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. In 1999, the government introduced a new 'health inequalities' objective for the allocation of NHS resources in England, which resulted in greater NHS spending in...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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