Children who attended a full-day preschool program had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills (language, math, socio-emotional development, and physical health), increased attendance, and reduced chronic absences compared to children who attended part-day preschool, according to a study in the November 26 issue of JAMA.
By leveraging the combined expertise of community pharmacists, who are one of the most accessible and trusted resources among healthcare providers, along with specially trained in-store care coaches, Rite Aid believes the program can help increase the footfall in its stores, in turn boosting its top-line growth. Show More Summary
Public Health Online, a leading online resource for public health education and careers, recently published a new list of the Best Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs for 2014-15, which ranked Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine's Online Public Health Program No. 17 out of the top 50 in the United States.
Yup. That's pretty much how it worked. Alice Rivlin, senior fellow in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution, doesn't get the conservative myopia about just what it was that they got in Obamacare. In general, Republicans...Show More Summary
Financial Sense Newshour recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Gary Small, a neuroscientist and expert on brain aging and health. Small says that although neurodegenerative diseases are becoming a growing problem for older Americans...
For someone who's devoted years of his life to ensure children's health through decent school lunch programs, Jamie Oliver sure has an odd take when it comes to child abuse. The celebrity chef recently lamented (in jest, we hope) how sad it is that he, as a famous person, can't get away with beating his kids. Read more...
Health insurance marketplaces across the country – including Healthcare.gov – are open for business as of November 15! The Affordable Care Enrollment Technical Assistance Center (ACE TA Center) works with Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and providers to help diverse clients get enrolled in health coverage, and has these recommendations for clients: Stay Covered. If...
Weight loss camps are those kinds of programs or camps which provide the users with the ultimate fitness package and promise to result in some weight loss. These camps turn you into more health conscious and diet conscious individuals and have several other benefits and advantages as well. Show More Summary
Last month I took a trip to see our Ebola response programs in Liberia, a country filled with a plethora of financial and health problems. Diseases such as Ebola have afflicted the country with one of the gravest social issues: orphaned...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One part of the Affordable Care Act is going according to plan, with U.S. states receiving and spending more money on the Medicaid health insurance program, a report released by the National Association of State Budget Officers on Thursday showed. Show More Summary
The Produce for Better Health Foundation recently added new members to its Ambassador program.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports a new set of 10 clinically useful principles highlighting areas of agreement in diabetes management and prevention that will help health care teams improve treatment for people with diabetes.
A world-first transitional pain program that aims to stop pain from becoming chronic after surgery is being pioneered at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network.
The Vaccine Court—The Dark Truth of America’s Vaccine Injury Compensation Program By Anne Dachel Parents and other advocates, long abandoned by the medical community, health officials and the media, have discovered for themselves the corruption and cover-up that exists in...
Microsoft has opened up a lot over the past several months. It released powerful mobile versions of Office, launched cross-platform health technology and even posted some code for.NET, the programming framework that underpins a large part of the...
As the rate of new infections has slowed, American and Liberian officials are debating whether to shift money that was planned for the centers into other programs to combat future outbreaks.
A world-first pain program that aims to stop pain from becoming chronic after surgery is being pioneered at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network. Further details will be provided at a media availability session.
As the federal health care program enters its second year, some Americans may face higher costs and unwanted surprises
Medicare home health care nurses effectively integrated a depression care management program into routine practice but the benefit appeared limited to patients with moderate to severe depression, according to a report.