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New Substance Use Prevention Program Being Developed

...c benefits directly realized from the research and outreach of a State's robust research university," said Peter Alfonso, vice provost for research, graduate studies and outreach. In previous studies conducted by the URI Cancer Prevention Research Center, computer-based technology for health behavior resear...

UW Establishes Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

...ding for post-doctoral fellows and educational and outreach programs. To begin with, the center will be a virtual one, with no building but with the administrative and support capacity to effectively fuel key areas of research and education. This is especially important, the researchers note, as key campus ...

Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians

...nia Cooperative Extension has begun a research and outreach program to train Extension agents and industry officials in southeastern Virginia about this emerging problem," said Dini Miller, Virginia Cooperative Extension specialist on urban pest management and associate professor of entomology in the College ...

World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Secondhand Smoke

... tobacco use; and a nationally-renowned program of outreach to priority populations. The American Legacy Foundation was created as a result of the November 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) reached between attorneys general from 46 states, five U.S. territories and the tobacco industry....

Yale Cancer Center Answers: A New Weekly Radio Progam on WNPR

...nt of Yale Cancer Centers mission is education and outreach to the residents in the State, said Yale Cancer Center Director Richard L. Edelson, M.D. The weekly radio broadcast of Cancer Answers on WNPR provides a unique resource for cancer patients and their families to learn about the latest clinical advance...

Manmohan Singh to Meet UN Chief, Discuss Climate Change

...azil, Mexico, and South Africa, all the members of outreach summit, would have to be involved in any long-term...at India's stand will be at the G-8 conference and outreach summit at Heiligendamm, which is 250 kilometers from Berlin....

Outreach Nations Stand United on Climate Change

The outreach nations-- India, Brazil, China, South Africa and M...atement released after a high-level meeting of the outreach nations, Lula da Silva of Brazil, Chinese President Hu Jintao, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

...d Mexico, India has been invited by the G8 for the outreach summit at Heiligendamm, where the focus is on climate change, development and global trade talks, among other issues. India will also make it clear that while it is open to some proposals on mitigating climate change from US President George W. Bus...

Healthier Options at the Buffalo Food Fest

...t Health. The health insurance company's community outreach foundation worked with festival organizers to develop the new rules. "We thought, as a first step, if we can have all these restaurants demonstrate how they can provide a healthy option that tastes great, we're going to change people's perceptions,...

Ex Pro-football Players Saddled With Depression After Retirement

...le, a retired Detroit Lions quarterback who now is outreach coordinator for the U-M Depression Center says "Wh... benefit from a proactive educational and clinical outreach program, possibly beginning even before retirement, as a way to help improve the likelihood that ret...

Infant Mortality Rising in Deep South in US

...xtend prenatal care and was experimenting with new outreach programs. But, he added, "programs take money, and Mississippi is the poorest state in the nation." The state Health Department has cut back its system of clinics, in part because of budget shortfalls and shortage of nurses. Some clinics that used ...

Black-Owned Hospital Receives Historical Commemorative Marker

... facilities were added. The center also offered outreach programs, such as a diabetes support group, wellness programs and support for pregnant women. In 2006, ChesPenn Health Services, federally qualified health center, opened a satellite clinic within blocks of the Atkinson center and was able to provide...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

... invested properly in mental health - in assertive outreach teams, in psychotherapists, in inpatient care, and in anti-stigma campaigns, everything that experts say is essential - might we expect people to get the help they need. Instead, they are ploughing ahead with a Mental Health Bill that will harm rathe...

When 'prevalence' Makes for Disparity in AIDS Care

...ions happen among newborns through a comprehensive outreach program where we are tracking each and every HIV positive pregnant woman for Nevrapine administration," Sahu told IANS. "We are also mobilising NGOs, health service providers and the local community to find every child infected with HIV who needs c...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

...in the field, says Andrew Greenberg, education and outreach coordinator for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) and the Institute for Chemical Education. "The fact is, we're all blind at the nanoscale," he says. "So the message to blind students is, 'This is ...

Teens Get Needed Access to Care With State Health Insurance

...age, but many states do not target adolescents for outreach and enrollment and some states have implemented other policies that have created barriers to adolescents’ eligibility. "The federal government has made adolescent enrollment in these state-run programs a priority, but substantial work remains to en...

President’s Address on the ‘Tele-Radiology’ Set Up of Krst

...e tele-radiology will become an important tool for outreach to rural citizens. I extend my greetings to the organizers, radiologists, doctors, medical educators, medical technologists, para-medical personnel, students and distinguished guests. I would like to discuss on the topic “Tele-Radiology: A New Dimens...

Make Healthcare Accessible, Affordable, Urges Kalam

... tele-radiology would become an important tool for outreach to rural citizens. "Tele-radiology opens up new opportunities for providing quality healthcare to people in the remotest areas and development of skill in the country," he said. "The inherent benefit of digital imaging as a diagnostic tool and te...

Mental Health - NHS Trust Commences Specialist Transition Service

...arcating feature of this specialist service is its outreach work, where young people are observed in different settings – homes, at restaurants, and connection centers. This is done with a motive to understand the patient’s behavior in different settings and accord a befitting medical assistance. <BR...

NACO Calls Private Sector To Join The Battle Against AIDS

...services, including capacity building, support and outreach services. The organization will also assist financial investment in HIV prevention and treatment as part of corporate social responsibility. State consultative groups will chart out potential thematic and geographical areas, which require private s...

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