Imperial Valley News Center
Dallas, Texas - Rats’ blood vessels took at least three times longer to recover function after only a minute of breathing secondhand marijuana smoke, compared to recovery after a minute of breathing secondhand tobacco smoke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Atlanta, Georgia - The American Cancer Society is seeking individuals with a strong personal interest in cancer to participate in its research grants peer review process. “Stakeholders,” who have been part of the Society’s grant review process since 1999, provide a unique perspective from the cancer experience to help ensure sound research funding decisions.
AMA Urges the Administration and Congress to Take Immediate Action to Support Nation’s Public Health Response to Zika Virus
Chicago, Illinois - AMA Urges the Administration and Congress to Take Immediate Action to Support Nation’s Public Health Response to Zika Virus - Andrew W. Gurman, M.D. President, American Medical Association:
Washington, DC - Small businesses seeking to commercialize health-related technologies in the medical or life science sector can learn how to access more than $870 million in federal funding during the Department of Health and Human Services Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) conference, which will be held in Orlando, Florida, on November 15-17, 2016.
Baltimore, Maryland - Official government statistics on traffic deaths in southwest India significantly misrepresented the number of pedestrian and motorcycle deaths in the region over a two-year period, casting doubt on the reliability of that country’s government data on traffic fatalities, a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
Baltimore, Maryland - How do hackers crack a computer system and steal data? How should organizations protect themselves? How should they prepare for and respond to attack?
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