• exposures
  • 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)
  • The participants at the Wingspread workshop agreed that sufficient evidence is available to demonstrate that exposures to certain toxic substances, including PCBs and related chemicals, have been sufficient to harm human health. (ijc.org)
  • Without interventions, future exposures will continue to harm human health. (ijc.org)
  • Chemical, environmental, and trauma exposures and corresponding health symptoms among Iraqi American women. (springer.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)
  • 11th
  • Several instances in the past, including the September 11th terrorist attacks on the Unites States, have prompted the CDC to issue advisories to doctors on symptoms of diseases that can be the result of bioterrorism. (faqs.org)
  • Labor
  • The daycare, which opened in 2005, receives funding from the Meyer Memorial Trust and has gained recognition from the United States Department of Labor for the innovative program as the only pet daycare in the nation that is both not-for-profit and serving as a job training program. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Sissel v. United States Department of Health & Human Services was a lawsuit filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation as a constitutional challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). (wikipedia.org)
  • iMedicalApps is an independent online medical publication for medical professionals, patients, and analysts interested in mobile medical technology and health care apps. (imedicalapps.com)
  • iMedicalApps is the leading online publication for medical professionals, patients, and analysts interested in mobile medical technology and health care apps. (imedicalapps.com)
  • My plan will put more inhalers in schools, train more teachers and health professionals to be experts in asthma, and give more families the resources they need to care for their children's asthma. (senate.gov)
  • Hospice care in the United States is a type and philosophy of end-of-life care which focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient's symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospice care was introduced to the United States in the 1970s in response to the work of Cicely Saunders in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • This part of health care has expanded as people face a variety of issues with terminal illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • This context provides the backdrop for the book's rationale, given the push on national and international levels toward biopsychosocial approaches to health care for all individuals and communities. (springer.com)
  • She overcame the terrible conditions of socio-economic deprivation, restricted education, poor health care, and confinement to the Indian tuberculosis sanatorium and the reservation, to attend college, become a Head Start teacher, marry, raise a child, and be named Native American Woman of the Year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both the poor living conditions and the lack of medicine were common, as health care for the American Indian was substandard due to discrimination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospital
  • On July 16, 1798, President John Adams signed an act creating the Marine Hospital Service to furnish treatment to sick and disabled American merchant seamen. (wikipedia.org)
  • and Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, Freedmen's Hospital, and Federal functions relating to Howard University and the Columbia Institution for the Deaf were transferred to FSA from the Department of the Interior As a result of pressure for the federal government to control adulterated and misbranded foods and drugs, the Food and Drugs Act was enacted on June 30, 1906. (wikipedia.org)
  • Schuchat served as resident and chief resident in internal medicine at New York University′s Manhattan V.A. Hospital before beginning her public health career at CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer in NCID. (wikipedia.org)
  • curriculum
  • Following a liberal arts curriculum, the university provides undergraduate instruction in 40 academic departments and interdisciplinary programs including 57 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering, and enables students to design specialized concentrations or engage in dual degree programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • 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)
  • organizations
  • Thirty invited participants, including senior regulatory officials from health and environment departments, industry, environmental non-government organizations (ENGO) and the academic science and policy communities, attended the workshop held at the Wingspread Conference Center on September 5-7, 1997. (ijc.org)
  • TAO is committed to transferring its technologies and research resources to external organizations for further research, development and/or commercialization to create biomedical products and services that benefit public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • agriculture
  • These responsibilities were entrusted to the Bureau of Chemistry in the Department of Agriculture in 1907 and were organized into a Food, Drug and Insecticide Administration in 1927, renamed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1931. (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)
  • The individual likelihood of five-year survival of a patient depends on how advanced the cancer is, whether or not all the cancer can be removed with surgery, and the person's overall health. (wikipedia.org)
  • undergraduate
  • Its 34 varsity sports teams compete intercollegiately in the Ivy League conference of the NCAA Division I. Dartmouth is consistently included among the highest-ranked universities in the United States by several institutional rankings, and has been cited as a leading university for undergraduate teaching and research by U.S. News & World Report. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to its undergraduate program, Dartmouth offers graduate degrees in nineteen departments and includes three graduate schools: the Tuck School of Business, the Thayer School of Engineering, and Dartmouth Medical School. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • Federal responsibility regarding the Printing House was transferred to FSA from the Treasury Department on July 1, 1939. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • An aspect of the federal effort is the creation of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simply put, NIDDK TAO facilitates the movement of technology from the federal laboratories to industry and to state and local governments in order to maximize results of ongoing Federal research endeavors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986 provides the legal basis for and encourages shared use of Government facilities and resources with the private sector to aid in the commercialization of new products and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • Even then, only half of the States had an efficient public school system. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2004 the United States Department of Health and Human Services released their vision of how America's healthcare system could be rebuilt during the next decade. (wikipedia.org)
  • Verification and validation are independent procedures that are used together for checking that a product, service, or system meets requirements and specifications and that it fulfills its intended purpose. (wikipedia.org)
  • The assurance that a product, service, or system meets the needs of the customer and other identified stakeholders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Verification is intended to check that a product, service, or system (or portion thereof, or set thereof) meets a set of design specifications. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the development phase, verification procedures involve performing special tests to model or simulate a portion, or the entirety, of a product, service or system, then performing a review or analysis of the modeling results. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the post-development phase, verification procedures involve regularly repeating tests devised specifically to ensure that the product, service, or system continues to meet the initial design requirements, specifications, and regulations as time progresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a process that is used to evaluate whether a product, service, or system complies with regulations, specifications, or conditions imposed at the start of a development phase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Validation is intended to ensure a product, service, or system (or portion thereof, or set thereof) results in a product, service, or system (or portion thereof, or set thereof) that meets the operational needs of the user. (wikipedia.org)
  • For a new development flow or verification flow, validation procedures may involve modeling either flow and using simulations to predict faults or gaps that might lead to invalid or incomplete verification or development of a product, service, or system (or portion thereof, or set thereof). (wikipedia.org)
  • A set of validation requirements (as defined by the user), specifications, and regulations may then be used as a basis for qualifying a development flow or verification flow for a product, service, or system (or portion thereof, or set thereof). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] It is a process of establishing evidence that provides a high degree of assurance that a product, service, or system accomplishes its intended requirements. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • The department was founded in the 1930s as part of the New Deal, but has since grown in scope to cover everything from preschool programs to medical research. (faqs.org)
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for pharmaceutical research and the approval of medicines for sale and distribution in the United States. (faqs.org)
  • 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)
  • Dartmouth College (/ˈdɑːrtməθ/ DART-məth) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The public health problem of physical inactivity has proven resistant to research efforts aimed at elucidating its causes and interventions designed to alter its course. (springer.com)
  • The goal of the NIDDK research is to expand the basic scientific knowledge pertaining to health. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • It is highly likely that the solid state structure is more complicated and includes both covalent and ionic characteristics and it is possible that multiple aluminium centres and / or bridging acetate groups might be present - both of these have been reported in aluminium acetate solution and aluminium chloride is known to exist as a Al 2Cl 6 dimer. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • In the United States, the term Social Security refers to the US social insurance program for all retired and disabled people. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the Interim Deputy Director for Science and Public Health Program at the CDC from February 2009 to June 2009, Schuchat focused on ensuring strong science and programmatic approaches were effectively integrated into planning across the agency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multnomah County named Outside In one of its 2014 Public Health Heroes for its naloxone program. (wikipedia.org)
  • impact
  • Other operational departments within the HHS have a direct impact on general matters of national security, public safety, and counter-terrorism. (faqs.org)
  • At least five a week:evidence on the impact of physical activity and its relationshipto health, a report from the Chief Medical Officer, 2004 [online]. (springer.com)
  • original
  • In the federated model, the RHIO acts as a record locator service, the data stays at its original location, and the RHIO only has a "pointer" to that information. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • For social services that are similar to privileges acquired through membership fees and that are provided to all or most people, see social security . (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, hospice treatment was used by 1.4 million people in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • WE THE PEOPLE ask that ALL vaccines be made optional as they had been in the past and that health departments in every state continue or go back to offering vaccine exemptions to those parents who feel the need to not vaccinate their children. (change.org)
  • WE THE PEOPLE do not believe children are to be possessions of the state. (change.org)
  • The FY 2013-2014 adopted budget of the county is approximately $123 million and the county employees over 350 people in 31 departments of the administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • While numerous possible causes for this situation exist, much waste (e.g., duplication of laboratory tests) and medical errors (e.g., adverse drug reactions) are traceable to inability of healthcare providers (who are not the patients' primary providers) to access patients' existing medical information in a timely manner when needed: better and more ubiquitous health information technology might be part of the overall solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • We have a moral obligation to the children of this state to ensure their health and well-being. (senate.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Our children were not given to the state to raise. (change.org)
  • terms
  • In the United States, it is distinguished by extensive use of volunteers and a greater emphasis on the patient's psychological needs in coming to terms with dying. (wikipedia.org)
  • By joining, or logging in via Facebook, you accept Change.org's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . (change.org)
  • certain
  • 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)
  • provides
  • 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)
  • Administrator
  • U.S. Route 27 State Road 17 U.S. Route 98 State Road 70 Sebring Regional Airport (KSEF) Avon Park Executive Airport (KAVO) CSX Transportation (CSXT) Amtrak (AMTK) Highlands County is governed by five elected County Commissioners and an appointed County Administrator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Court
  • On July 29, 2014, the district court's decision was affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Court of Appeals stated that it was therefore unnecessary for the Court to determine whether the bill originated in the House of Representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Court also rejected Sissel's contention that the law violated the Commerce Clause of the Constitution, stating that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in 2012 in the case of NFIB v. Sebelius "necessarily disposes of Sissel's Commerce Clause claim. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Development
  • One of TAO's important functions is to raise visibility of the Institutes inventions by seeking out possible partnerships to further commercial development in order to benefit public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • efficient
  • The ultimate objective is to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of healthcare as well as access to healthcare through the efficient application of health information technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • The formula Al(CH 3CO 2) 3 indicates the presence of aluminium metal centres in the +3 oxidation state and acetate groups in a ratio of 1:3. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Some of the group's early work involved staffing a 24-hour crisis hotline that was later spun off to form the Metro Crisis Intervention Service. (wikipedia.org)