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WHO Report Warns Of Impending Global Cancer Disaster
2014-02-04 08:31:27

Coinciding with World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR) released the World Cancer Report 2014, which highlights the need for health professionals around the world to strengthen prevention efforts on a disease that is quickly becoming a global health disaster.

2014-02-03 10:29:16

Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption.

2014-02-03 08:26:50

The industry is conducting surveys to monitor the ICD-10 readiness of providers, vendors, and payers.

China's Second H7N9 Wave Tops Infections Seen In Spring Outbreak
2014-01-31 08:00:51

In the past three days the World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of at least 27 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza.

2014-01-29 12:26:55

Nursing community invited to learn about new technology to enhance patient safety and lower spread of infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan.

2014-01-28 23:23:40

Edifecs and Massachusetts Health Data Consortium Offer Collaborative Testing Tools and Support to Reduce Costs, Lower Risks Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) January 28,

H7N9 Bird Flu Resurges, China Halts Poultry Trade
2014-01-28 09:03:18

As China embraces for the Lunar New Year this week, the country’s health officials are also dealing with a resurgence of the dangerous H7N9 bird flu that first started sweeping across the country in February 2013.

2014-01-24 12:22:54

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.