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  • populations
  • Reliable information on K-12 science education, chemistry, toxicology, environmental health, HIV/AIDS, disaster/emergency preparedness and response, and outreach to minority and other specific populations. (nih.gov)
  • In an effort to understand the extent of these effects and the populations at greatest risk, the United States and Canadian governments as Parties to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, have, in the past five years, funded about $30 million in research grants for Great Lakes health projects. (ijc.org)
  • The findings of elevated polychlorinated biphenyl levels in human populations, together with the findings of developmental deficits and neurological problems in children whose mothers ate PCB-contaminated fish, have significant health implications. (ijc.org)
  • The weight of evidence based on the findings of wildlife biologists, toxicologists and epidemiologists clearly indicates that populations continue to be exposed to PCBs and other contaminants and that significant health consequences are associated with these exposures. (ijc.org)
  • In addition, other chemicals that cause endocrine disruption have the potential to harm and may already have harmed human populations. (ijc.org)
  • These substances for the most part are persistent in ecosystems and bioaccumulate in food chains on which certain populations of humans rely for their nutrition. (ijc.org)
  • The topic of medical equipment in the home and its ramifications for the health, life safety, and emergency responder communities were addressed at the recent " Summit on Safe, Independent Living: Home Health Care, Aging Populations, and the Residential Environment, " organized by the Fire Protection Research Foundation and NFPA and held in Orlando in November. (nfpa.org)
  • Centers
  • Knowledge Centers are a custom service of IssueLab providing organizations with a simple way to manage and share knowledge on their own websites. (issuelab.org)
  • Marilyn Neder Flack, senior vice president of patient safety initiatives at the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and executive director of the AAMI Foundation, told the NFPA summit that it's time for "policymakers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulators to realize that the simplistic current 'wheelchair' model of home healthcare no longer works. (nfpa.org)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. (hindawi.com)
  • Centers for Disease Control, Reported Tuberculosis in the United States , Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Ga, USA, 2013, http://www.cdc.gov/tb/statistics/reports/2013/pdf/report2013.pdf . (hindawi.com)
  • Toxic Substances
  • This report to the Science Advisory Board from the Workgroup on Ecosystem Health was carried out as part of Board activities related to the 1995-97 Priorities under Priority 1 -- Persistent Toxic Substances: Impact on Humans and Ecosystem Health. (ijc.org)
  • During the past 30 years, there has been a growing knowledge among epidemiologists and pediatricians of the occurrence of developmental effects on human fetuses and infants following exposure to toxic substances. (ijc.org)
  • Human health researchers, working in the Great Lakes basin, have reported subtle perinatal effects on growth and neurological development associated with in utero exposure to toxic substances from maternal consumption of Lake Michigan fish. (ijc.org)
  • Infection
  • Tuberculosis infection in the United States: prevalence estimates from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 2011-2012," PLoS ONE , vol. 10, no. 11, Article ID e0140881, 2015. (hindawi.com)
  • Prevalence of tuberculosis infection in the United States population: the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2000," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , vol. 177, no. 3, pp. 348-355, 2008. (hindawi.com)
  • Updated guidelines for using interferon gamma release assays to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection-United States, 2010," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , vol. 59, pp. 1-25, 2010. (hindawi.com)
  • chemicals
  • These effects have been shown to persist in children through an 11-year period and are consistent with effects related to dioxin-like chemicals observed in other studies both in humans and animals. (ijc.org)
  • research
  • Our physician editors lead a team of physicians, allied health professionals, medical trainees, and mHealth analysts in providing reviews, research, and commentary of mobile medical technology. (imedicalapps.com)
  • The Services Research Outcomes Study (SROS) sought to answer questions about drug treatment efficacy and to describe client characteristics. (umich.edu)
  • Dr. Fairman's contribution to this work was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (T32DA007292) and the Intramural Research Program of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development. (springer.com)
  • newly
  • On September 29, 2005, David Nabarro , the newly appointed Senior United Nations System Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, warned the world that an outbreak of avian influenza could kill anywhere between 5 million and 150 million people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient
  • Under hospice, medical and social services are supplied to patients and their families by an interdisciplinary team of professional providers and volunteers, who take a patient-directed approach to managing illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Britain
  • Several H5N1 vaccines have been developed and approved, and stockpiled by a number of countries, including the United States (in its National Stockpile ), Britain, France, Canada, and Australia, for use in an emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • cigarettes
  • Nationally representative, cross-sectional survey data from the US National Survey on Drug Use and Health supplied self-reported age of first marijuana, cigarettes, alcohol, other tobacco, and other illegal drug use among 12-21-year-old samples from 2004 to 2014 ( n = 275,559). (springer.com)
  • And while cigarettes are full of far more harmful poisons, nicotine may still have some health effects such as contributing to cardiovascular disease, For this reason, it's important to keep an eye on how much of the substitute you're using. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • continue
  • H5N1 may cause more than one influenza pandemic , as it is expected to continue mutating in birds regardless of whether humans develop herd immunity to a future pandemic strain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policy
  • By joining, or logging in via Facebook, you accept Change.org's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . (change.org)
  • By signing, you accept Change.org's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy , and agree to receive occasional emails about campaigns on Change.org. (change.org)
  • Recent loosening of state and federal policy restrictions on marijuana, along with changes in social norms regarding marijuana use and decreases in prevalence of other types of substance use, may lead to increases in youth initiating marijuana before other types of substances such as alcohol and tobacco. (springer.com)
  • benefits
  • Regular physical activity is associated with immediate and long-term health benefits, including weight control, lower blood pressure, bone health, and enhanced psychological well-being. (aappublications.org)
  • relevant
  • Rule 29 provides that an amicus curiae may file a brief only with leave of court and only after the movant states his interest in the case and explains "why an amicus brief is desirable and why the matters asserted are relevant to the disposition of the case. (justia.com)
  • Rule 37 of the Supreme Court Rules states that an amicus curiae brief which "brings to the attention of the Court relevant matter not already brought to its attention by the parties may be of considerable help to the Court. (justia.com)
  • total
  • In July 2013 the WHO announced a total of 630 confirmed human cases which resulted in the deaths of 375 people since 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • Although there are no formal rules or guidelines for the use of amicus curiae briefs in district courts, Rule 29 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Rule 37 of the United States Supreme Court Rules govern amicus curiae briefs in those appellate proceedings, and they are instructive. (justia.com)
  • toward
  • These postvention strategies typically focus on a short interval following the death (e.g., months) with services targeted toward the most at-risk individuals (e.g., those with depression). (cmaj.ca)
  • school
  • Eliminating these carcinogens from the school menu will promote better health, and support locally grown produce. (change.org)
  • data
  • National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Sample Design, 2011-2014, ( http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_162.pdf ). (hindawi.com)
  • Analytic and Reporting Guidelines: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), November 2015, http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhanes/nhanes_03_04/nhanes_analytic_guidelines_dec_2005.pdf . (hindawi.com)
  • court
  • As the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has stated: The vast majority of amicus curiae briefs are filed by allies of litigants and duplicate the arguments made in the litigants' briefs, in effect merely extending the length of the litigant's brief. (justia.com)