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2014-04-08 23:33:11

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine announces their participation in National Public Health Week. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will celebrate National Public Health Week at both the downtown campus where graduate classes are held as well as on the uptown campus where university undergraduate classes are held. Events will also be held in the community. By the time the week ends, it will be obvious that...

2013-11-15 10:42:10

The architects of the Columbia MPH reflect on its rationale and design, and report feedback from students and faculty A fully re-envisioned Master of Public Health program was launched by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in the fall of 2012, ushering in the most sweeping changes in public health education in decades. Detailing the experience leading up to the launch and since, the principal architects of the new curriculum have published two articles in the current...

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2005-01-14 08:08:22

Big increase predicted in less developed countries HealthDayNews -- Nearly 1 billion people worldwide have high blood pressure, and that number is expected to increase to 1.56 billion people by 2025, a new study predicts. The estimates come from pooled data of 30 population-based studies involving more than 700,000 people from different regions of the world, according to the report in the Jan. 16 issue of The Lancet. The greatest increase is expected in underdeveloped regions such as Africa...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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