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2014-07-15 08:28:20

Dr. Mark Rogers appointed Board Chairman WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (RUF), an independent not-for-profit organization created by Congress for the purpose of advancing regulatory science critical to helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accomplish its mission, today announced that Mark C. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A., has been elected as Chairman of the RUF Board of Directors. "It's an honor to welcome a physician,...

2014-06-16 16:21:21

PSE&G urges all eligible customers to apply by June 30 NEWARK, N.J., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G is reminding its customers that Monday, June 30, is the deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The LIHEAP program helps pay heating costs and, in some circumstances, medically necessary cooling expenses. PSE&G customers who meet the guidelines for LIHEAP typically receive...

2014-06-04 23:00:50

Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance in recognition of her contributions to strengthening the Medicare system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award...

2014-05-23 23:10:36

Health Benefits Of Exercises And Physical Activities For Adults And Elderly, a new report on the website Vkool.com reveals positive effects of physical activity and exercise on physical and mental health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Health Benefits Of Exercises And Physical Activities For Adults And Elderly, a new report created by Steve Gerard on the site Vkool.com shows benefits of exercise on physical and mental health. In the first part of this report, people will discover...

2014-05-16 16:24:54

Bringing Canada's perspective to global health challenges like maternal and child health OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Geneva next week to participate in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA). The WHA is an opportunity for World Health Organization Member States to discuss proposals to address global health challenges, review progress and share information. Minister Ambrose will deliver a statement to the plenary on...

2014-05-06 16:31:50

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognized Chiara de Blasio, daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for speaking out about her experience with depression and substance use, and encouraging young people in similar situations to seek help. de Blasio received the special recognition award at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Children's Mental Health...

2014-04-30 23:06:01

ACA Reforms to Healthcare Payment Models; Obstacles and Solutions Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT, invites legislators and their staff to a policy luncheon concerning the progress industry is making toward the creation of payment models under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Russell Senate Office...

2014-04-28 12:24:29

PSE&G urges all eligible customers to apply by June 30 NEWARK, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G is alerting its customers that there is still time to apply for help paying winter heating bills. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended until Monday, June 30. The program helps pay heating costs and, in some circumstances, medically necessary cooling...

2014-04-23 16:31:12

PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $150 million. In addition to paying a $150 million civil settlement, Amedisys will be bound by a Corporate Integrity Agreement ("CIA") with the Office of Inspector General of the...

2014-04-22 12:31:15

BALTIMORE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Community Health Worker (CHW) Interagency Workgroup will facilitate "Open Forum: We're Listening!" on Friday May 23 from 9:00 to 10:30 am as a featured session at UNITY 2014--the National CHW Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. As part of the rapidly changing health care environment, there is greater acknowledgment of the important role of community health workers in...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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