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.
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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.
Donate Life America is releasing a new series of public service announcements featuring the real-life stories of transplant recipients from a diverse cross section of the population.
A new study released by Cutting Edge Information found that many pharmaceutical CRM initiatives suffer from the lack of a firm definition.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is proposing two new health studies addressing potential health concerns in northeastern Minnesota.
World Health Day for 2007 "reflects one of the most vital concerns of our times: How can we stay safe in a globalized world, where diseases can spread from one continent to another in mere hours?"
One third of all proteins are membrane proteins embedded within the cell's fatty outer layer.
A new inspectorate for care and social services in Wales begins its work on Monday.
A global debate that will focus on the urgent need to improve international health security.
Although numerous occupations risk bloodborne pathogen (BBP) exposure, rates are highest for healthcare workers.
Governor Ernie Fletcher announced the creation of the Health Care Information Center, a resource to help Kentucky consumers become more informed about the quality of health care throughout the commonwealth.
Director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy, adjunct professor at Harvard University and internationally respected voice on the connections among government policy, working conditions and public health, testified before the Canadian Senate Sub-Committee on Population Health in Ottawa.
The Miami Dade County Health Department recognizes March 30, 2007 as National Doctors' Day in celebration of our local physicians and the commitment they show to their patients and the community each day.
The South Dakota Department of Health announced today that it will award matching funds to city, county, and tribal governments to purchase chemicals and equipment for local control programs.
Since 2004, as part if its West Nile Virus (WNV) response, the state has awarded more than $1.89 million to cities, counties and tribes across the state for mosquito control.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Affiliated Computer Services have settled a contract dispute over the Medicaid Management which is the state's system for processing Medicaid claims.
Contracts for seven new joint projects are being signed today in Brussels by the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.
Ontario will establish a Patient Wait Times Guarantee for cataract surgery by January 1, 2009.
People with long term conditions or social care needs will receive "information prescriptions" to guide them to relevant information about their condition.
Nova Scotia is well positioned to receive up to 48 million USD over the next three years for the implementation of the Patient Wait Times Guarantees.\n
The new technique, which is still in the developmental stage, allows for magnetically maneuvering laparoscopic surgical tools inserted into the abdominal cavity through the bellybutton or throat.
The New York State Health Department released for public comment guidelines for rationing mechanical ventilators.
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