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2010-02-24 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin today announced a collaboration with Microsoft HealthVault that will provide new features and expand access to My Family Health Portrait, a free Internet-based resource.

2010-01-05 05:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Philips is delivering on their commitment to be the leader in health and well-being with the launch of Philips DirectLife, a new customized, interactive fitness program that offers a fun and simple solution to people eager to adopt a more active lifestyle.

2009-12-08 18:50:00

Experts pinpoint areas for further improvement.

2009-11-09 06:00:00

National Obesity and Public Health Leaders Are Pressing Congress to Address Health Needs of the Morbidly Obese WASHINGTON; Nov.

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2009-09-09 10:25:46

STOP Obesity Alliance issues recommendations to ensure health reform successfully addresses obesity epidemic.

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2009-07-13 15:25:00

President Barack Obama’s pick on Monday for the new US surgeon general is a rural Alabama family physician that has pledged to help support his healthcare reform agenda.

2009-05-19 07:30:00

EL CAJON, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred A.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

By Anonymous In memoriam FORMER U.S. Surgeon General Julius B. Rich- mond, MD, MS, a pediatrician and child develop- ment specialist, died July 27 of cancer at his home in Brookline, Mass. He was 91.

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2008-09-16 09:02:43

A major new government effort is attempting to get both patients and their doctors to recognize dangerous blood clots that can masquerade as simple leg pain.

2008-09-15 12:00:09

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) announced its support today for the U.S. Surgeon General's Call-to-Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson, M.D., M.P.H., Acting U.S.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.