Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
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
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
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
In a statement by Department of Health and Human services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, October marks the National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Sebelius says that this is the month to be...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
While there is a growing movement to help find work for people with autism, for some of them starting their own business was the solution.
According to Gregg Ireland, co-founder of Extraordinary...more
Three-time national memory champ Nelson Dellis, where he won the 2014 USA Memory Championship on March 29 in New York City, is crusading to raise Alzheimer's awareness and money to fund its research...more
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program.
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
Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS.
According to Kraus, in...more