Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
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Every September, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the celebration of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
HHS offers programs and resources for all US citizens...more
The latest Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests that lack of trust in health system caused the Ebola outbreak to get out of control in West Africa during the early stages...more
In September, Americans observe National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to recognize those who died and dedicate themselves to help women battle ovarian cancer.
According to US Department of...more
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
According to a research entitled "Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence", researchers from the University of Warwick in association with...more
Doctors Without Borders is experimenting with delivery drones to help battle a serious tuberculosis epidemic in rural areas.
According to Doctors Without Borders program manager Eric Pujo, they...more
The National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC) is launching the Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience @ South West.
The Learning Experience initiative...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) advances the development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus...more