• 2000
  • See Mendocino County GMO Ban) The Biotechnology Regulatory Services program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) agency within the USDA is concerned with protecting agriculture and the environment from potential pests under the Plant Protection Act of 2000 (part of the Agriculture Risk Protection Act) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Environmental Protec
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies dioxane as a probable human carcinogen (having observed an increased incidence of cancer in controlled animal studies, but not in epidemiological studies of workers using the compound), and a known irritant (with a no-observed-adverse-effects level of 400 milligrams per cubic meter) at concentrations significantly higher than those found in commercial products. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels for many of these contaminants are in violation of United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Cal/EPA standards by several hundredfold. (wikipedia.org)
  • addiction
  • CSAT supports a variety of activities aimed at fulfilling its mission: To improve the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug abuse by ensuring access to clinically sound, cost-effective addiction treatment that reduces the health and social costs to our communities and the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The 501(c)(3) Skyshapers Foundation (dba Skyshapers University) is a public charity established in August 1988, which provides scholarships, materials and services to children, parents, schools and other non-profit organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late-19th century, private child protection agencies - modeled after existing animal protection organizations - developed to investigate reports of child maltreatment, present cases in court and advocate for child welfare legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Toxicology and Environmental Health Program was established at the National Library of Medicine in 1967 and is charged with developing computer databases compiled from the medical literature and from the files of governmental and nongovernmental organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • They demonstrate that major public policy in important domains such as health and energy are shaped by latent social connections that exist among the leaders of numerous networked organizations (e.g., lay voluntary association, federal agencies, and professional societies). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1973
  • From June to November 1973, he was United States Associate Attorney General. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, asbestos use peaked at 803,000 metric tons in 1973 and then declined to approximately 1,700 metric tons in 2007 ( Figure 1 ) ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
  • He moved to the University of Chicago in 1973, where he would eventually serve as the chair of the Department of Sociology, the Dean of the Social Sciences, as well as the Provost of the University. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) was a public health surveillance system in the United States that monitored drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments and drug-related deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services under President Reagan which included the NIH, FDA, ADAMHA , CDC and HRSA, with a budget of over $10 billion and 40,000 employees. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • CMHS was established under the 1992 ADAMHA Reorganization Act, Public Law 102-321, which mandates CMHS' leadership role in delivering mental health services, generating and applying new knowledge, and establishing national mental health policy. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The article focuses on the Food Safety Modernization Act established by the Food and Drug Administration, which is aimed at modernizing the food safety system for better protection of public health in the U.S. (ebscohost.com)
  • Deals with the implications of the passing of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act of 2001, a legislation which expands the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to respond to bioterrorism, for the converting industry. (ebscohost.com)
  • A concerted effort to increase application of public health and clinical interventions of known efficacy to reduce prevalence of tobacco use, poor diet, and insufficient physical activity-the major risk factors for these diseases-and to increase utilization of screening tests for their early detection could substantially reduce the human and economic cost of these diseases. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • He returned to the John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1992, becoming an associate of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dr. Nathan Davis Awards are presented annually by the American Medical Association (AMA) and awarded to elected and career public servants in national, state, and local governments for outstanding government service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Data from these analyses suggest that 1) blood samples are more sufficiently acquired and can be used to evaluate recent acute exposure and 2) use of a real-time mercury vapor analyzer can help public health officials determine the magnitude of exposures and help prevent reexposures. (cdc.gov)
  • With funding and distribution from the US government, Skyshapers University has to date provided more than 20 percent of public elementary schools in the United States with Skyshapers supplemental curriculum to boost academic achievement and motivation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In partnership with The Department of Health and Human Services, other government agencies and corporate sponsors, The Skyshapers Foundation developed and executed one of the largest outreach programs ever conducted by the Public Health Service in American schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to high selenium levels, the public was strictly advised to limit fish consumption from the Salton Sea in 1986, after which any amount was likely a health risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1926, 18 states had some version of county child welfare boards whose purpose was to coordinate public and private child related work. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the mid-1960s, in response to public concern that resulted from this article, 49 U.S. states passed child-abuse reporting laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public Law 93-247) providing federal funding for wide-ranging federal and state child-maltreatment research and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is a retired neurosurgeon and neuroscientist, editor and author, medical historian and medical ethicist, public health critic, and advocate for the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Faria was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. (wikipedia.org)
  • if you don't conclude that guns are bad and that they need to be eradicated because they are a 'public health menace,' they are not published. (wikipedia.org)
  • He called for other medical journal editors to post research data online thereby allowing investigators to validate scientific conclusions before public policy is implemented, particularly in the area of public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Analyzing the health of a population and the threats is the basis for public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health is interdisciplinary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern public health practice requires multidisciplinary teams of public health workers and professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Access to health care and public health initiatives are difficult challenges in developing nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health infrastructures are still forming. (wikipedia.org)
  • The focus of a public health intervention is to prevent and manage diseases, injuries and other health conditions through surveillance of cases and the promotion of healthy behaviors, communities and environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health communications programs, vaccination programs and distribution of condoms are examples of common preventive public health measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) is the international agency that coordinates and acts on global public health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most countries have their own government public health agencies, sometimes known as ministries of health, to respond to domestic health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, in the United States, the front line of public health initiatives are state and local health departments. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Public health system in India is managed by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the government of India with state-owned health care facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • There's a push and pull, as you know, between cheap alternatives for industry and public health concerns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unfortunately, for example, take tobacco: It took 50, 60 years of research before policy catches up with what the science is showing- Laura Anderko, professor at Georgetown University and director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment commenting on public health practices in response to proposal to ban chlorpyrifos pesticide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most governments recognize the importance of public health programs in reducing the incidence of disease, disability, and the effects of aging and other physical and mental health conditions, although public health generally receives significantly less government funding compared with medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health programs providing vaccinations have made strides in promoting health, including the eradication of smallpox, a disease that plagued humanity for thousands of years. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, sex-based separation of public restrooms began in the late 19th century as a response to women not having toilets available to them in the workplace. (wikipedia.org)
  • A combination of Victorian Era morals and concerns over public health fueled the desire to create separate toilet facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information is an intramural division within National Library of Medicine that creates public databases in molecular biology, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing molecular and genomic data, and disseminates biomedical information, all for the better understanding of processes affecting human health and disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • According to the article, A review of memos, e-mail and other contracting documents obtained by The Washington Post show that in a rush to meet congressional mandates to establish the information analysis and infrastructure protection offices, agency officials routinely waived rules designed to protect taxpayer money. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1962
  • The library moved to its current quarters in Bethesda, Maryland, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health, in 1962. (wikipedia.org)
  • bodies
  • Legal scholar Terry S. Kogan lists four primary rationales for sex-segregated toilets as detailed by state statutes and related literature during this time period: sanitation, women's privacy, the protection of women's bodies, which were seen as weaker, and to protect social morality especially as it pertained to the nineteenth century ideology of separate spheres. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • A U.S. government agency that is part of the National Institutes of Health. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (/ˈbuːz ˈælən ˈhæməltən/, informally: Booz Allen) is an American management and information technology consulting firm, sometimes referred to as a government-services company, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices around the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report also recommended the removal of all country passenger services and small freight operations, but the government did not consider this to be politically feasible. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ACLU and PI filed a memo at the end of their investigation which called into question the ethics and legality of a government contractor (in this case Booz Allen) acting as auditors of a government program, when that contractor is heavily involved with those same agencies on other contracts. (wikipedia.org)
  • After working in government for eight years, Baker left to become CEO of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and later Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a non-profit health benefits company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since then a number of prominent individuals have received a Dr. Nathan Davis Award for outstanding government service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Washington: United States Government Printing Office. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, demolition and waste-disposal firms and government agencies must take actions to ensure that elemental mercury is adequately secured before disposal. (cdc.gov)
  • In 1692, states and municipalities identified care for abused and neglected children as the responsibility of local government and private institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partly funded by the federal government, Child Protective Services (CPS) agencies were first established in response to the 1974 CAPTA which mandated that all states establish procedures to investigate suspected incidents of child maltreatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), operated by the United States federal government, is the world's largest medical library. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1964
  • Laumann earned his Ph.D. in the Harvard Department of Social Relations in 1964, where he studied under George Homans, Talcott Parsons, and Harrison White. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Cardiovascular disease, * cancer, and diabetes account for nearly 2 of every 3 deaths in the United States-close to 1.5 million people in 2001. (ahajournals.org)
  • regulatory
  • Despite regulatory actions and the sharp decline in use of asbestos, potential exposure to asbestos continues, but most deaths from mesothelioma in the United States derive from exposures decades ago. (cdc.gov)
  • Workplace
  • In 1887 Massachusetts became the first of the United States to pass legislation requiring any workplace with female employees to have a female-specific restroom. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Last year, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) issued its 27th report on the health status of the nation ( 3 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • An estimated 7--10 billion laboratory tests are performed each year in the United States ( 1,2 ), and laboratory test results influence approximately 70% of medical decisions ( 2--4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The first year of TEDS-A data is 1992, while the first year of TEDS-D is 2006. (umich.edu)
  • Assembly
  • His great-grandfather, Charles D. Baker (1846-1934), was an assistant United States attorney in New York, who served several years in the New York State Assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Johnson had announced plans for a political comeback in 2010 as he was running for his old seat on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors that was being vacated after 4 terms by Roger Dickinson who was running for the State Assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • governments
  • It had such extremely high concentrations of fecal coliform bacteria that it had a stench at its entry to the U.S. Under provisions of the 1944 Water Treaty with Mexico, the governments of the United States and Mexico agreed to give preferential attention to the solution of all border sanitation problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • national
  • In 1835, the Humane Society founded the National Federation of Child Rescue agencies to investigate child maltreatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PHS is composed of the following offices and agencies: National Institutes of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • During 1993-1995, Faria was the editor of the Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, taking that state medical journal to national prominence and controversy, which resulted in pressure on him to resign. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the NLM is an institute within the National Institutes of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • HMD Prints & Photos, PP059772.6 Main reading room The gleaming new reading room of the History of Medicine Division, in the National Library of Medicine on the National Institutes of Health campus, Bethesda, Maryland. (wikipedia.org)
  • existence
  • However, there is no known record or evidence to support the existence of a case of human fatality by result of marijuana overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Care
  • He was a cabinet official under two Governors of Massachusetts and spent ten years as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Test results contribute to diagnosis and prognosis of disease, monitoring of treatment and health status, and population screening for disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Medical
  • Both men received thermal burns and transported themselves to the hospital without assistance from emergency medical services. (cdc.gov)
  • After his return to the United States, Faria, who was then serving as chief-of-staff at HCA Coliseum Medical Centers in Macon, Georgia, convinced Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr., CEO of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), to send humanitarian assistance to El Salvador. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • The United States is the largest grower of commercial crops that have been genetically engineered in the world, but not without domestic and international opposition. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the largest food recalls in US history, was the Taco Bell GMO recall, where a Bt corn plant not approved for human consumption due its risk as an allergen, had contaminated food products like the tacos at Taco Bell, and a huge percentage of US's seed supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • Education
  • An approved vendor of the NYC Department of Education for Textbooks and Teachers' Editions, Skyshapers University developed and is spearheading The SKY U Quest For Excellence Tour initiative in New York City schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The resulting report recommended up to 8,000 job losses, including the withdrawal of staff from 94 country railway stations, withdrawing services on the Nyngan- Bourke line, Queanbeyan - Cooma line and Glen Innes- Wallangarra line, the discontinuation of several country passenger services (the Canberra XPT, the Silver City Comet to Broken Hill and various diesel locomotive hauled services) and the removal of sleeper trains from services to Brisbane and Melbourne. (wikipedia.org)
  • concern
  • Although there have been no recorded instances of harm to human health due to the consumption of genetically engineered foods, there is concern over their impact on health. (wikipedia.org)
  • offices
  • These advances have enabled more testing to be performed in emergency departments, hospital rooms, and physicians' offices and in nontraditional testing sites such as community counseling centers, pharmacies, nursing homes, ambulances, and health fairs. (cdc.gov)
  • Grantland Johnson was one of a limited number of United States politicians who had served in offices on the city, county, state, and federal levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Variables unique to TEDS-D, and not part of TEDS-A, are the length of stay, reason for leaving treatment, and service setting at time of discharge. (umich.edu)