Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
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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
Stephen Sutton, after being diagnosed with bowel cancer inspiring millions with his story and before his death, has raised more than $5 million on his JustGiving page to fund Teenage Cancer Trust, a...more
In a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, older cancer survivors in rural areas opt to forgo medical and dental...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
Bridges Self-Management Limited is now operating as a social enterprise.
The organization aims to help stroke survivors get back on the road, fully independent and confident to regain their normal...more
In solving childhood obesity problems across Philadelphia, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation strives to educate children to eat right, get fit and stay well through its Healthy Futures...more
A new research reveals that sports and recreation musculoskeletal injuries have dropped 12.4 percent over the past decade for children ages 5 to 14 years nationwide.
The research was announced at...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