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2013-06-19 23:22:07

MMAP will be launching their Visibility and Statewide Awareness campaign on June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP Statewide Coordinator Training event held at Lansing Community College. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is proud to launch their visibility and awareness campaign for beneficiaries and their families in the Michigan area who need healthcare help. The campaign is set to launch Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP...

2013-06-12 10:56:33

"Hearing loss (HL) is a chronic condition that affects nearly 2 of every 3 adults aged 70 years or older in the United States. Hearing loss has broader implications for older adults, being independently associated with poorer cognitive and physical functioning. The association of HL with other health economic outcomes, such as health care use, is unstudied," writes Dane J. Genther, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and colleagues, in a Research Letter. The...

2013-05-24 23:21:55

Launched by SAMHSA to Recognize National Prevention Week Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “Talk. They Hear You.” a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking, was launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The kickoff occurred in conjunction with SAMHSA´s 2013 National Prevention Week–an annual...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'