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Web Surfers Are Most Health-Conscious Early In The Week
2014-04-20 06:31:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People are most concerned with their health during the beginning of the week (circaseptan), experts from San Diego State University and colleagues report in research published in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Lead author John W. Ayers, a research professor in SDSU’s Graduate School of Public Health, and colleagues from the Santa Fe Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and the Monday Campaigns...

2014-04-14 23:05:39

Child Family Health International announces crucial resource for educators and advocates worldwide who are creating and expanding global health programs. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The most comprehensive guidebook to date for global health education, “Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd Edition” has been unveiled by Child Family Health International (CFHI) and collaborating organizations. Featuring...

2014-04-14 12:37:11

ALBANY, New York, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Human Reproductive Technologies Market (Infertility: Drugs and Procedures & Contraceptives: Drugs and Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Procedures, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global market for human reproductive technologies was valued at USD 23.0 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 27.1 billion...

2014-04-04 23:40:26

RRC’s laboratory director, Rodney Wade, achieves national recognition for quality of laboratory services and patient care. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Reproductive Resource Center (RRC), a Kansas City based reproductive health, infertility, and in-vitro fertilization (or IVF) center, has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. The laboratory’s director,...

2014-03-31 23:37:04

Global Health Leader Dr. Barry Karlin to visit Washington, DC to promote his new book, Choosing a Career in Development: My Five Decades in International Public Health. Dr. Karlin will lead a session about careers in Global Health at the 2014 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference in Washington, DC in May 10-12. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 MIDEGO PUBLISHING is pleased to announce that Dr. Barry Karlin will visit Washington, DC to promote his new book,...

2014-03-27 23:31:46

BlackDoctor.org and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions host awards dinner to honor the nation’s leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 BlackDoctor.org, the leading online health resource for African Americans, will honor 20 black healthcare professionals at its inaugural "BlackDoctor.org Top Blacks in Healthcare" awards banquet on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr....

2014-03-27 12:31:00

BALTIMORE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The preliminary program for the UNITY 2014 National Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference was released today and is available at www.populationhealthcenter.org/chwln. This is the 12th Annual UNITY Conference which is set for May 20-23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. UNITY 2014 is the only national CHW conference designed for and about community health workers. The theme for this year's conference...

2014-03-27 12:30:29

Open Enrollment ends in four days. Help is available. WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 23rd Healthcare.gov released a new infographic explaining the ways to get assistance with signing up for health coverage by the March 31st deadline. The African American Health Alliance (AAHA) encourages those who are promoting enrollment to share the infographic. Fredette West, the Director of AAHA, remarked, "If you are seeking coverage, remember there are multiple ways for...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-03-26 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released a PSA to promote prevention and care benefits of the Affordable Care Act Law (Obamacare). The PSA highlights screening and preventions services as well as how to sign up by the March 31(st) deadline to get coverage that provides access to quality medical care and prevention benefits through the health insurance marketplaces. In...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'