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2014-04-16 12:25:39

New Industry Resource Guides Healthcare Suppliers and Providers in Using GS1 Standards in the Context of Recent Regulation. LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 Healthcare US® has published an implementation guideline for using GS1 Standards to address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new regulation for Unique Device Identification (UDI). The guideline, titled "Using the GS1 System for FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Requirements", is designed for...

2014-04-16 12:15:13

Highest Association Found During First Trimester Exposure for Autism and Third Trimester Exposure for Developmental Delays In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys. The study,...

2014-04-16 10:15:34

They are also more likely to have been bullied Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion are at "significantly greater odds" of attempting suicide, being bullied and engaging in a variety of high risk behaviors, a new study has found. They are also more likely to become bullies themselves, to have sought counseling through a crisis help-line or to have been prescribed medication for anxiety, depression or both, said Dr. Gabriela Ilie, lead author of the...

2014-04-16 08:34:22

Mayo Clinic and Better Team-up to Make the Healthcare Experience Simpler PALO ALTO, Calif. and ROCHESTER, Minn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better, a consumer health start-up, and Mayo Clinic today launched a new way for people to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system simply and quickly. Through a mobile device, Better provides tailored Mayo Clinic health information, 24/7 access to the clinic's experienced and highly-skilled nurses, and a Better Personal Health...

2014-04-16 08:32:33

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia President Heather Lavoie will present at Thursday's Business and Industry of New Hampshire Innovations in Health Care: Emerging Efforts to Deliver Quality, Affordable Care luncheon event at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH. Lavoie will be joined by Dr. Rick Phelps, President & COO, Elliot Health System, and Dr. Sarah Pletcher, Medical Director of Dartmouth Hitchcock's Center for Telehealth. "The advent of accountable...

2014-04-16 04:21:54

This killer infographic indicates divorce rates reach their all time high during 1 month in particular. We've discovered the facts & the results may surprise you. ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After careful examination of data from Atlanta Divorce Lawyers, Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC - It was clear that a correlation between the month of January and a staggering rise in divorce filings was right on the money. This infographic on the most deadly month for divorce also...

2014-04-16 00:21:36

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/px9rx3/india_domestic) has announced the addition of the "India Domestic Remittance, M-Wallet and Bill Payment Market Outlook to 2018 - Driven by Government Support and Rising Banked Population" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/px9rx3/india_domestic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report...

2014-04-15 23:15:15

Push to Walk, a Morris County non-profit organization, received grant funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans under the County of Morris Department of Human Services. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 March 2014, Push to Walk was notified that their request for funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans was granted. The non-profit submitted a request under the Grant-In-Aid category, which is county funding for areas of mental...

2014-04-15 23:15:07

Cleansing traces of harmful drugs from a person's body is a process that can be done. For a no-cost consultation, call 330-754-3483. CANTON, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Canton Alcohol Drug Rehab announces that a new drug detox program has started for drug and alcohol addiction in Canton and surrounding cities. Detoxification allows individuals that have filled their physical bodies up over and over again with harmful drugs to get clean. It can last between 2-3 days or 5-6 days in some...

2014-04-15 23:14:47

People are needing more help than ever to kick drugs out of their lives. For a free consultation, call 330-615-6912. AKRON, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Akron Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching a new residential treatment program focused on drug addiction and its side effects in Akron. Residential treatment involves detoxification and inpatient programs. These are all designed to work in tandem so a person can fully heal from drugs' destructive path. Drugs like methamphetamines, cocaine,...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

Southern Migrant Hawker, Aeshna affinis
2013-07-09 16:20:24

The southern migrant hawker (Aeshna affinis), also known as the blue-eyed hawker, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in southern areas of Asia and Europe. Its range extends from central and southern areas of Europe, areas in the Mediterranean including Sicily and Corsica, and from the Middle East and Africa to Asia. Its range varies depending upon weather conditions, so it is found in northern areas when temperatures are favorable. The southern migrant hawker is a small species...

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