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Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET

Breaking Down Digital Barriers: International Study Examines the Issue of Interoperability

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The findings of an international study released by researchers from the Berkman Center for...

Sep 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Children Around the Globe Walk Toward a Lifetime of Healthy Habits

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 3, schoolchildren from all 50 states will join thousands across the...

Sep 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Hopkins Report: Focusing on Family Planning Lessens HIV Impact

BALTIMORE, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current family planning use prevents over one million HIV-positive births worldwide each year and...

Aug 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Experts From the World's Leading Health Organizations Release New Consensus-Based Family Planning Handbook

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family planning is regaining priority status on health agendas throughout the developing world,...

Apr 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Colorado School of Mines Center for Space Resources Announces National Finalists Selected in Space Business Competition

GOLDEN, Colo., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten teams consisting of 47 college students from around the country have been named finalists in the...

Oct 31, 2006, 00:00 ET

National High School Center Releases Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The National High School Center released a report today on key practices and policies of higher performing...

Oct 02, 2006, 01:00 ET

Children Take Steps Towards Establishing Lifelong Habit of Physical Activity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Schoolchildren from all 50 states will take important steps towards increasing their physical activity...

Mar 31, 2006, 00:00 ET

Indonesian Islamic Leaders to Gather in Washington to Discuss, Strengthen Indonesian-US Relations

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior leaders from one of the world's largest moderate Muslim organizations are expected to meet with...

Feb 18, 2005, 00:00 ET

March: Illinois School Health Center Month for Forty-Seven Centers Providing Physical, Mental and Dental Health Care to Students

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition is designating March as School Health Center month in...

Jan 26, 2005, 00:00 ET

Stephen Elledge, Ph.D., of Harvard/Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics Receives Premier Award from Genetics Society of America

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Medical School- Partners Healthcare Center for Genetics and Genomics (HPCGG) and the...

Nov 17, 2004, 00:00 ET

Saving Children's Lives Through Clean Water in Haiti

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new water purification product developed by Procter & Gamble (P&G) is being launched today in...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Experts: More Intense Hurricane Activity Could Continue in Future Years as Consequence of Global Warming

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With four hurricanes and tropical storms hitting the United States in a recent five-week period, 2004 already...

Nov 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

The Great American Smokeout: A Great Time to Quit for Good

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers all over Wisconsin have a great opportunity to quit for good during the American Cancer Society's...

Sep 29, 2003, 01:00 ET

Experts: U.S. Agriculture, Food Supply Face Major Dangers and Some Opportunities From Global Warming

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Falling crop production resulting from extreme weather events, diseases and pest infestations increasingly...

Sep 26, 2003, 01:00 ET

Global Warming Danger to U.S. Agriculture, World Food Supply to Be Focus of Hill-Sponsored Briefing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading scientists and other experts will gather on September 29, 2003 to outline the dangers that global...

Jul 16, 2003, 01:00 ET

UC Davis Physicians Use High-Tech Virtual Training System to Practice Skills On Rare and Routine Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades pilots have used flight simulators to hone their skills. Now UC Davis School of Medicine...

Jun 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Internet Law Program to Feature Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt will be among the guest lecturers at the upcoming Internet Law Program,...

Feb 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Personal Web Use at Work Offset by Online Office Work at Home

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American workers spend more of their personal time using the Internet to do office work at home than...

May 21, 2002, 01:00 ET

Opening Briefs Filed in Landmark Supreme Court Copyright Case

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Petitioners filed opening briefs Monday in the case of Eldred v. Ashcroft, a constitutional challenge to...

May 19, 2002, 01:00 ET

Understanding Cancer Patients' Needs, Concerns Is Key to Improving Clinical Trial Participation

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances in cancer treatment depend on carefully controlled trials of new therapies, yet only two to four...