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  Office of Public Health and Science
The Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) is comprised of 12 core public health offices and the Commissioned Corps, a uniformed service of more than 6,000 health professionals who serve at HHS and other federal agencies.
Regional Health Administrators -Ten regional health administrators represent the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Office of the Public Health and Science across the country.
Office of Minority Health- (OMH) The Office of Minority Health is the federal focal point for addressing the health status and quality of life for racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States.
www.hhs.gov /ophs   (659 words)

  ScienceDaily: Health science   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Health science is the discipline of applied science which deals with human and animal health.
There are two parts to health science: the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of that knowledge to improve health, cure diseases, and understanding how humans and animals function.
Health science -- Health science is the discipline of applied science which deals with human and animal health.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/health_science   (1418 words)

 The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Contribute to the University and ensure the future of health education in Tennessee.
Two Chaired Professors Named at UT Health Science Center More...
Three New Executives Announced at UT Health Science Center More...
www.utmem.edu   (162 words)

 NPR : Health & Science
November 7, 2007 · Medicine is changing around the world as incomes and expectations rise.
Leading U.S. institutions, like Harvard, are at the forefront of a global health care movement, striking up partnerships overseas.
NPR Science Correspondent Robert Krulwich demystifies what's dense and difficult -- even if you feel lost when it comes to science in his podcast, Hmmm...
www.npr.org /templates/topics/topic.php?topicId=1007   (726 words)

  Health News: mental & women's health, cancer & drug headlines & stories - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The goal was as audacious as it was simple: Plug the holes in Massachusetts' health care network without resorting to the politically...
A medical device that relies on freezing cold to treat some abnormal heart rhythms should be approved, federal health advisers recommended...
A court convicted 21 medical workers Wednesday for their roles in infecting scores of children with the virus that causes AIDS in a case...
www.usatoday.com /news/health/default.htm   (480 words)

  Health science at AllExperts
Health science is the discipline of applied science which deals with human and animal health.
There are two parts to health science: the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of that knowledge to improve health, cure diseases, and understanding how humans and animals function.
Public health studies the effect of environmental factors such as available health care resources on the health of the general population, often focusing on particular populations, such as mothers and children.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/he/health_science.htm   (601 words)

 Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The BS in health science major provides an excellent foundation for or professional studies in areas such as licensed rehabilitation professions, environmental and occupational health, public health or health promotion.
A BS in Health Sciences is the most effective route to completing a Bachelor's degree that includes all the graduate program prerequisite courses for programs such as the Occupational Therapy Program.
To be eligible for a BS in Health Sciences, which is a 120 credit degree, students must complete a minimum of 30 undergraduate credits at Mercy College.
www.mercy.edu /acadivisions/healthprofessions/HealthSc.cfm   (1337 words)

 Health Science Department
The Health Science Department is home to nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students, 15 full-time, and approximately 20 part-time faculty members.
The School Health Education Option is designed for individuals who desire to pursue a professional preparation program leading to qualification as a health education teacher in middle, junior, and high schools.
Health educators use a variety of communication strategies, policy implementations, teaching methods and creative learning experiences to promote voluntary actions, and informed decisions conducive to health.
www.csulb.edu /health-science   (836 words)

 Health Science
The overall mission of the Department of Health Science is to make available educational opportunities for persons interested in entering a health field or to provide an academic program for experienced health professionals who wish to further their career opportunities.
The curriculum emphasizes a view that health is different from illness and is designed to teach new students and practicing health professionals this difference.
Upon graduation, these health professionals will implement the concepts they have learned and direct the efforts of the public in the promotion, enhancement, and maintenance of health and in the prevention of health problems.
www.healthscience.armstrong.edu /about.htm   (1443 words)

 Health Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While a portion of the curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Health Science is based on required courses, you have the opportunity to tailor a program that fits your career goals.
Faculty within the College of Health Sciences and the Misher College of Arts and Sciences are available to share their professional experiences with you.
You will also take health science courses that relate to normal and abnormal development, structure, and function and health care delivery, or that facilitate the development of the health science competencies.
www.usip.edu /majors/healthsciences.shtml   (683 words)

 College of Nursing and Health Professions
The bachelor of science in health sciences is a completion degree for individuals who already hold an associates degree in a health discipline.
This degree is designed to broaden the technical education of associate degree health professionals to include the liberal arts and the knowledge and skills necessary to move the practice into the community.
Matriculated USM students who wish to change their major to Health Sciences must submit an application for admission.
www.usm.maine.edu /sportsmed/healthsciences.html   (371 words)

 CSUS Catalog
The academic area of study in Health Science is part of the total program of the College of Health and Human Services.
Students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in the broad health sciences will find that the BS program provides the foundation upon which to build MPH, MA or MS in community, health care administration, or occupational health and safety degree programs.
Repeat Policy: Health Science majors and minors can only repeat Health Science courses one time if they receive less than a "C." Students must meet with their academic advisor before petitioning the department to repeat the course.
aaweb.csus.edu /catalog/current/PROGRAM/HLSC.asp   (809 words)

 FDA Office of Women's Health--Scientific Projects
To date, OWH has provided approximately $12 million for over 100 women's health research studies on topics ranging from cancer, HIV and osteoporosis to dietary supplements, dioxins and statistical approaches to gender analysis.
Their mandate was to create and evaluate a new model health care system uniting women's health research, medical training, clinical care, public health education, community outreach and the promotion of women in academic medicine around a common mission: to improve the health status of diverse women across the life span.
Funded projects are diverse in nature to reflect the variety of methods by which information is gathered and shared to benefit women's health.
www.fda.gov /womens/science.html   (1412 words)

 University of Tennessee: Health Science Administration Program
The Ph.D. program in health science administration, with a concentration in pharmacoeconomics, is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for evaluating the economic, clinical, and humanistic outcomes of medical treatment.
This concentration of the health science administration Ph.D. program is designed to provide an intense, academic foundation for students pursuing academic careers in research, teaching, and health administration.
The M.S. program in health science administration with a concentration in health systems pharmacy management is combined with a 2-year residency and is designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities necessary to provide and evaluate a comprehensive pharmacy benefit and service for patients of organized health care settings.
www.utmem.edu /grad/PROGRAMS/HSA_Program.htm   (1319 words)

 University of Florida : Health Science Center
It is nationally recognized for its oral health research, emphasizing infectious diseases in dentistry, bone biology, pain and neurosciences, craniofacial studies, biomaterials, cancer, and translational research to improve clinical and dental care.
The UF College of Medicine, founded in 1956, encompasses 26 clinical and basic science departments staffed by 1,050 faculty on the Gainesville campus and 320 faculty on the UF Health Science Center's urban campus in Jacksonville.
The College of Public Health and Health Professions is one of the largest and most diversified health education institutions in the nation.
www.health.ufl.edu /education.shtml   (694 words)

 Department of Health Science
The Department of Health Science offers curricula based on principles of public health practices leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, including a major and minor in health science with options in community health, environmental health science/industrial hygiene, and health administration.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science and the Master of Public Health (MPH) are designed to prepare students for careers with official and voluntary health agencies at the federal, state, or local levels of government as well as the private sector.
The options are designed to provide basic education for careers in environmental health, industrial hygiene, community health, public health, occupational health and the allied health professions.
www.csufresno.edu /hlthsci   (181 words)

 Towson University Health Science   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students have the opportunity to develop expertise in fields of health administration, school and community health education.
With 7 years to complete the degree, students can explore independent learning opportunities as well as more structured instruction in fields related to their personal and professional interests.
Requirements for admission to the programinclude coursework and/or experience in Health Science or related fields, as well as a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
wwwnew.towson.edu /healthscience/masters.htm   (207 words)

 The Beaufort Gazette: Health & Science
LONDON (AP) The global rate of tuberculosis infections has leveled off, public health officials said Thursday, offering a glimmer of hope for the first time since the disease's spread was declared a global emergency more than a decade ago.
ATLANTA (AP) Tuberculosis in the United States hit an all-time low last year, but health officials say they are wary of a continuing trickle of foreign cases of dangerous drug-resistant TB.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Eli Lilly and Co. is pumping an additional $50 million into a partnership it created four years ago to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, a disease found mostly in poor or developing countries.
www.beaufortgazette.com /24hour/healthscience   (2396 words)

 Health / Science - The Boston Globe
More than 135,000 Massachusetts residents who were previously uninsured have gotten free or subsidized coverage under the state's landmark health insurance law.
With a click of his computer mouse, Peter Janosi, a lecturer at the Institute of Egyptology in Vienna, analyzes ancient statues and decodes hieroglyphs unearthed in the distant Giza Necropolis.
When a tick digs into a bare patch of skin and a telltale rash sprouts within a month, there’s scant doubt about the diagnosis — or the treatment, for that matter.
www.boston.com /news/globe/health_science   (545 words)

 Master of Health Science (MHS) Degree Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Department provides the Master of Health Science (MHS) program for students who wish to gain a greater depth of knowledge in molecular microbiology, immunology, and infectious diseases or in tropical public health, but who do not wish to commit to longer-term research training programs.
Requirements are the same as the Master of Health Science degree program of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
To be accepted as a candidate, the applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree with a strong academic background in the natural or social sciences.
www.jhsph.edu /Dept/MMI/Degree_Programs/Master_of_Health_Science.html   (861 words)

 WCU Department of Health
The Department of Health emphasizes an educational process that is interactive and participatory while facilitating the development of critical thinkers and life long learners.
Specifically this includes a variety of experiences: quality internships; diverse clinical, field, and laboratory experiences; and student teaching practica which are essential links between theory and practice.
To provide these quality programs, the Department of Health conducts self-studies, maintains external accreditations and adheres to standards set by the appropriate national associations.
health-sciences.wcupa.edu /health   (124 words)

 Health and Fitness (March 15, 2007)
Now divorced, teaching special education in Barnstable schools and the mother of a 9-year-old girl, Endicott said she was caught by surprise.
Anybody between the ages of 18 and 60 who meets the health guidelines can sign up to join the National Marrow Donor Program.
You will be asked to give a small blood sample or a swab of cheek cells to be tested for your tissue type.
www.capecodonline.com /cctimes/health   (1392 words)

 School of Health Sciences - Radiological Health Science Undergraduate Major
Radiological health science is the field of study concerned with science and engineering practices that form the basis for the efficacious and safe use of radiation in industry, research and medicine.
The B.S. degree with a major in Radiological Health prepares you for entry-level positions in industry, medical centers, government, and education.
The honors track is recommended for students who intend to pursue M.S. or Ph.D. studies in medical physics, health physics, or other radiation sciences.
www.healthsciences.purdue.edu /academics/undergraduate/majors/rhs   (209 words)

 Natural Medicine, Vitamin, and Supplement Science & Research
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Read about OcuPower, an effective, eye health vitamin and vision supplement, clinically proven in a Government study to improve vision loss for AMD patients.
www.vitacost.com /science/index.html   (564 words)

 Discovery Health :: Science of Sex
Discovery Health spoke with the Lakens about the sexual dysfunction that tested their relationship and about their multifaceted approach to restoring their treasured intimate bond, still standing strong as the Lakens approach the 10-year anniversary of Keith's surgery.
Q: Rather than risk impotence, Keith initially considered not having surgery at all for his prostate cancer: "If my choice is to live longer and be half a man, or to live a shorter life with all my capabilities, you'd better believe I'd rather live a shorter, more fulfilling life!" he said.
That may mean a couple needs to seek help from a person who deals specifically with sexual dysfunction, such as a sexual therapist.
health.discovery.com /centers/sex/scienceof/makinglove/makinglove.html   (1121 words)

 Women's Health: Science Online Special Collection
A special section in Science includes News and Review articles on subjects ranging from gender differences in development, health, and sexuality to a current understanding of female-specific disorders.
Articles in the Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment and the Science of Aging Knowledge Environment look at topics such as cervical cancer and the role of estrogen in diseases of aging.
And Science's Next Wave (via GrantsNet) offers, among other things, a sampling of current funding opportunities for women's health research.
www.sciencemag.org /sciext/womenshealth   (445 words)

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