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More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, joined Dr. Clyde Yancy, president of the American Heart Association and Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), at the F...

All Nursing Schools Sheds Light on Online Nursing Degree Opportunities in a Rough Economy

Online nursing degrees provide students with an excellent option for a less expensive education in the thriving nursing industry. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 30, 2009 -- According to All Nursing Schools , the nursing shortage creates opportunity for the qualified ...

All Nursing Schools Discusses Obama's Health Care Reform and Nursing Career Opportunities

Obama's call for nurses creates opportunities for nurses in response to the health care crisis and nursing shortage, making today an excellent time to attend nursing school. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- According to All Nursing Schools , the need for mo...

All Allied Health Schools Helps Medical Coding Students Prepare for New Health Care World

Find out what the Obama health care plan means for medical transcription training and medical coding jobs. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2009 -- The Obama administration has made it clear that health care reform, including improvements to health information technology, i...

34 Outstanding Teachers and Schools Receive $10,000 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence

2009 Awardees Recognized in Amgen Communities Across North America THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced the 34 science teachers in the United States (U.S.), Canada and Puerto Rico who are this year's recipients of the Amgen Award...

All Allied Health Schools Provides Public Health Students with Career and Education Resources

New Public Health Resource Center offers students a chance to learn more about public health opportunities before they enroll in school. Seattle (PRWEB) May 18, 2009 -- All Allied Health Schools announces the publication of a new public health resource center that gives...

Swine Flu Closes Three Schools in NYC

Meanwhile, an Arizona woman is thought to be the fourth fatality in the U.S. FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- In a troubling sign that the swine flu outbreak has yet to run its current course in the United States, three New York City public schools were closed Thursday after dozens o...

Swine Flu Closes 3 Schools in NYC

Meanwhile, world health officials discuss strategy for a vaccine FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- In a troubling sign that the swine flu outbreak has yet to run its current course in the United States, three New York City public schools were closed Thursday after dozens of flu-like i...

Swine Flu Appears Mild And Schools Should Stay Open, U.S. Officials Say

Life in the crisis' epicenter, Mexico, may also be getting back to normal as flu fear ebb TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Tuesday said that the current outbreak of swine flu appears similar to the seasonal flu in its severity, meaning that schools across the...

UCSF Ranks Fifth in New "U.S News" Survey on Best Medical Schools

The UCSF School of Medicine ranks fifth among all medical schools in the nation in a new survey on ''America's Best Graduate Schools'' conducted by ''U.S. News & World Report.'' (Vocus) April 23, 2009 -- The UCSF School of Medicine ranks fifth among all medical scho...

Inaugural Blue Apple Health Education Awards Honor 10 Schools for Outstanding Health Programs

High Schools in Toledo, Ohio and Windham, Maine Gain Highest Honors; Schools in Bronx, N.Y., DOD School in West Germany Among Honorees TAMPA, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- High schools in Toledo, Ohio, and Windham, Maine, were honored here today for their outstanding school health educatio...

"I'm In" - Duncan Bannatyne Judges "Switch Ash for Cash" Schools Competition

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - With Photo To mark this year's No Smoking Day, three 'mini' entrepreneurs today went head-to-head to win a GBP2,000 investment from TV Dragon Duncan Bannatyne. In a re-enactment of the TV challenge, the school children faced their toughest chall...

Watch Me Learn Offers Schools a Teaching Solution for Children with Autism

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rapidly growing numbers of students diagnosed with autism, parents and educators are presented a formidable challenge for classroom teachers to create individualized programs for each child. "Every child diagnosed with autism has a unique variety of lear...

PA DEP Finds Air Quality Around Schools to be Safe

Findings Refute USA Today Report HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today reported it found no unsafe levels of air pollutants or metals after extensively examining air quality samples taken recently near four Pennsylvania schools. ...

Volunteer work in grade schools produces persistent health benefit for older black women

A Johns Hopkins study reveals that older black women who spend time with young children in the classroom are not only more active than similar women who don't volunteer, but seem to stay active. Building on results of a 2006 Hopkins study showing that 15 hours of volunteer work a week at a grad...

Davenport Community Schools Participates in Conference to Learn About the Latest Information in Brain Research and Reading

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Late last Fall, a team of teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators from Davenport Community School District (DCSD) joined educators from across the country to learn about the latest in brain research and reading, and gain new strategies ...

New York Schools Receive Program for Children with Autism

ATLANTA, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The TV Teacher, LLC(TM) announces the donation of their video-modeling programs to special-needs classes in select New York City schools: Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island. The award-winning handwriting program, Alphabet Beats(TM) was co-created by Susan E...

National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Announces New Executive Director

The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) is pleased to announce the selection of Clifford Brownstein as their new Executive Director. Prescott, AZ (PRWEB) January 7, 2009 -- The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NAT...

Nut Bans in Schools May Be Spurring Hysteria

Expert says lack of exposure could also perpetuate more allergies among kids,,,, FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Peanut and other food allergies are on the rise, with more and more children being diagnosed with potentially life-threatening allergies, and schools are responding by p...

Americans Want Schools to Take Recess Seriously

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans overwhelmingly believe that schools have a major role to play in advancing the health of our nation's kids, and they are specifically concerned about the lack of recess and physical activity in schools, according to new polling results released to...

All Nursing Schools Offers Continuing Education Resources

All Nursing Schools delves into nursing continuing education to provide both prospective nursing students and nurses looking to further their education an overview of continuing education career and school opportunities. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 9, 2008 -– Wit...

Families, friends, schools and neighborhoods contribute to adolescent alcohol misuse

Characteristics present in the four social environments in which young people livefamilies, peers, schools, and neighborhoodscontribute both positively and negatively to whether teens misuse alcohol, with risk from one area possibly being magnified or decreased by attributes of another. That's t...

$3.5 Million in Reimbursements for Purchases of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Texas Schools Still Unclaimed With Deadline Approaching

WOODRUFF, Wis., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Of $9 million appropriated by the Texas legislature to reimburse State public and private schools for purchases of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), $3.5 million remains unclaimed. Texas schools are still eligible to make an AED purchase under th...

Highmark Healthy High 5 School Challenge Grant Program Enables Pennsylvania Schools to Implement or Enhance Healthy Lifestyle Programs for Students

Grants support physical activity, nutrition, self-esteem and bullying prevention programs PITTSBURGH, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation, through the Highmark Healthy High 5 School Challenge grant program, recently awarded $921,522 to support physical act...

Chef Art Smith, Moms and Schools Partner to Teach Kids to Love Their Veggies

Celebrity Chef to Help Moms Become Veggie Champions Nationwide School Grant Program Begins Its Third Year; Over $600,000 Awarded Already OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Smith, author and chef, is looking for a few good moms -- those devoted to ...

Parents Can Now Ask Schools to Serve Soymilk

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As students head back to school, parents gain flexibility in what their children receive in school lunch lines. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced parents or legal guardians may request, in writing, soymilk as an alterna...

One-Third of Schools Built in Air Pollution Danger Zones

Unhealthy proximity to major roads is public health concern future planners should address MONDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) -- More than 30 percent of U.S. public schools are within a quarter mile of major highways, which puts them in the "air pollution danger zone," says a University ...

Video: Ochsner Medical Center 'Drives' Mobile P.E. Class to New Orleans Schools in Fight Against Child Obesity

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Back to School time again and more schools are reducing or eliminating physical education programs in lieu of academic curriculum. According to a national survey, nearly 22 percent of Black and Hispanic kids, ages four to 12, are overweight or obese. A...

30 Years After State of Emergency Declared at Love Canal, NY Closing the 99th Street School Triggering the Federal Superfund Program; Schools & Communities Across the Nation Still at Risk of Toxic Contamination

Many of the Children of Love Canal Are Not Counted In the NY State Department of Health Final "Closure" Study; Love Canal's Children Speak & Ask What Have We Learned? FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Center for Health, Environment & J...

Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods

U.S. elementary schools have better offerings than high schools, study says MONDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- The kinds of foods that students can purchase at their public middle schools or high schools are far less healthy than the food available to children attending elementary scho...

So. Calif. Schools Receive $14,500 From KID HEALTHY -- Steps To Healthy Living Campaign!

- Schools Receive Grants as 4th & 5th Graders 'Walked the Walk and Talked the Talk' in Sixth Annual Childhood Obesity Campaign - Campaign Addresses Future Health Risks in State Where More Than 1-in-3 Children Are Obese ORANGE, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-USN...

The Hanover Extends Schools Program, Making the Grade in GA, KS, MD, and VA

-Agents Gain Access to Specialized School Underwriters- -Offers Specialized Coverage for Private Schools and Colleges- WORCESTER, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG ), a leading super regional property and casualty company, today a...

AMSA PharmFree Scorecard Grades U.S. Medical Schools on Conflict-of-Interest Policies; Only 7 Receive an 'A'

RESTON, Va. and BOSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most U.S. medical schools are failing to address conflicts of interest caused by pharmaceutical industry marketing. Only 21 of 150 medical schools surveyed by the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) have strong policies (those g...

Utah Schools Leading the Nation in Adopting Technology to Manage Individual Student Achievement

DigitalBridge's DigitalSAMS(TM) Solution Adopted by 13 Utah School Districts, Allowing Secure, Comprehensive Student Information Sharing for Timely, Accurate Monitoring of Individual Student Academic Progress Provo School District the Latest to Utilize the Revolutionary Learning ...

5,000 California Schools Receive Book About Sacrifice, Courage

TriWest donates 'Medal of Honor' books and DVDs to local schools SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of over 100 local school children and military dignitaries, TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation will present the best-selling book "Med...

Healthy Farms, Healthy Schools Grant Applications Available

Applications Due June 17 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School districts interested in developing programs that steer kindergarten students and their parents toward healthier lifestyles are eligible for up to $15,000 in grants, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff announced...

EPA Recognizes Fort Wayne Community Schools for Reducing Diesel Emissions From Its School Buses

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Acting Air and Radiation Division Director Cheryl Newton this morning recognized the Fort Wayne Community School District, Fort Wayne, Ind., for its work using a $50,000 EPA Clean School Bus grant to re...

Southgate Community Schools To Present Studywiz Spark at Michigan Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference

-Multimedia Capabilities of the Dynamic LearnSpace, Such as eLocker, Chat and Online Testing, To Be Showcased - MENLO PARK, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Studywiz Spark, the first and only Dynamic LearnSpace for K-12 education, will be presented by Southgate Community Schools ...

Purifan Clean Air Wellness System Now Installed in More Than 40 Schools Nationwide

One Elementary School Reported 61% Fewer Student Sick Days the First Year After They Installed Purifans WICHITA, Kan., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Purifan, Inc. announced today that 20 additional schools in Oklahoma, California, Iowa, Texas, Illinois, New Jersey, and Kansas have...

Survey: Two-thirds of Illinois public schools provide comprehensive sex education

A study of sex education in Illinois public schools found that one out of three teachers did not meet a very forgiving definition of comprehensive instruction, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report in the February 2008 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology. ...
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