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2011-03-14 13:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Mercury News columnist Patty Fisher has been selected to become the Director of Policy and Communications for The Health Trust. "We are excited to add Patty to our executive team. Her extensive experience in journalism and her understanding of community issues will be invaluable in helping The Health Trust achieve our vision of Silicon Valley becoming the healthiest region in America," said Frederick J. Ferrer, Chief...

2008-10-22 12:00:51

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on the ability of Santa Clara County residents to access both health care and insurance coverage shows that despite gains in recent years, Silicon Valley may be on the brink of shouting "Code Blue." The region's network of public and private health care resources is in a fragile state, and its weak spots have potential for affecting the lives of all residents in the region -- no matter their age, current health status, or insurance...

2008-06-16 12:01:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The most unusual dental office in Northern California opens in East San Jose today to see its first 25 young patients and to begin its mission of providing dental care to thousands of children in Silicon Valley who need to see a dentist. The Children's Dental Center in Tropicana Shopping Center combines a fun kid-friendly environment -- video games, TV screens, and a movie theatre -- with the latest technology and a high efficiency business model....

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.