A clinical laboratorian was one of 29 scientists who participated in the University Hygienic Laboratory's "Identification of Bioterrorism Agents: Wet Workshop" March 27-28 at the UHL Iowa Laboratory Facility in Ankeny.
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CIGNA HealthCare for Seniors announced that it will begin to offer free electronic visits (e- Visits) and other online health care services through the RelayHealth network.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has established the Drug Innovation Fund to provide Ontario researchers with stable, long-term funding needed to perform systems outcomes research and prove the value of medicines in delivering expected health outcomes.
The Department of Justice announced a comprehensive settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act with Inova Fairfax Hospital, a hospital serving the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the British Medical Association in Northern Ireland have agreed a way forward on the recruitment process for junior doctors.
Epidemic-prone diseases, climate change, environmental degradation, disasters, both man-made and natural, hold the potential to threaten global health security.
The SARS epidemic, the South Asian tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and avian influenza all underline a growing need for preparedness planning that addresses multiple hazards and coordinates all levels of government and society.
Steven Fletcher announced more than $5 million in funding to support initiatives to help Canada's pandemic preparedness.
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the review of the New Drug Application for Torisel, Wyeth's investigational treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Community leaders joined healthcare workers from Olympia Medical Center this week at a candlelight vigil to bring attention to management's failure to work with frontline caregivers on policies to improve retention, wages and the recruitment of qualified staff.
Johns Hopkins Medicine engineers announce plastic, air- and light-driven device more precise than human hand.
A Lynnwood massage practitioner accused of inappropriately touching a female patient has been immediately suspended by the state Department of Health.
Montana's abundant spring and summer outdoor activities are right around the corner. But, before heading out to recreate, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services offered this reminder Thursday: It's also tick season.
An innocent hike, campout or even a few hours gardening in the backyard can put one in contact with the annoying parasites. Starting now until usually the end of July, blood-thirsty ticks are looking to make a home on any unsuspecting person. Peak tick season usually lands in May.
April is Public Health Month. To celebrate, the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department is focusing on Emergency Preparedness.
UN Panel on Climate Change released a report on Global Warming and what climate change could do to the world environment and public health if the governments and societies do not take actions.
LaserSoft Imaging's SilverFast has now applied its vast knowledge of image capture and optimization to the medical and dental trade.
Hospira Inc. introduced a new wireless platform for its medication infusion devices that incorporates leading-edge authentication standards and encryption protocols to assist hospitals in securely transferring data and complying with patient confidentiality regulations.
The science of occupational therapy is providing rehabilitation that allows America's wounded warriors to return to full participation in life.
In the event of a nuclear or radiological catastrophe thousands of people would be exposed to radiation, with no way of quickly determining how much of the deadly substance has seeped inside their bodies.
African-American leaders to launch The 50 Million Pound Challenge, an unprecedented campaign and commitment by the African-American community to join hands and help people take control of their lives and health.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today announced the posting of detailed specifications for the 74 measures included in the 2007 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI).
PQRI establishes a financial incentive for physicians and other health practitioners to participate in a voluntary quality reporting program.
VivoMetrics Inc. today announced the launch of the next generation of its LifeShirt technology for use in Preclinical research.
Most Americans are not prepared for a public health crisis, and many who were previously prepared have let their readiness lapse, according to results of a new poll released today.
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA) and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced they have extended their joint R&D collaboration to develop a drug candidate for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetically inherited cause of death of children under the age of two years.
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