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  • Marriage and Domestic Violence

    07/28/2008 10:21:33 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 3 replies · 137+ views
    Campus Report ^ | July 28, 2008 | Audra Taylor
    Marriage and Domestic Violence by: Audra Taylor, July 28, 2008 The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center and the Center on Children and Families gathered last Friday, July 18, to hold a discussion addressing how domestic violence and marriage programs are working together in a common direction and toward common goals. The audience was also given the opportunity to view a segment from Something My Father Would Do, a documentary of interviews with men who experienced and witnessed abusive behavior from their fathers during childhood. Juan Carlos Areán, a Senior Program director for children’s programs at the Family Violence Prevention Fund,...
  • Adwaniyah Opens School, Health Clinic

    04/06/2008 1:42:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 126+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. Jason Stadel, USA
    An Adwaniyah middle school student receives school supplies during the school's grand opening. Some of the supplies were donated by American students to Iraqi students. The remodeled school will hold traditional and religious classes. FORWARD OPRATING BASE KALSU — Adwaniyah citizens who were once afraid to leave their homes because of al-Qaeda in Iraq, freely gathered last week to celebrate the grand opening of a middle school and health clinic. Much of the work was done using Commander’s Emergency Response Program funds. Coalition forces assisted in rebuilding the school and clinic but the Government of Iraq was key to the...
  • Disabled Vets Motivate Each Other at Winter Sports Clinic

    03/31/2008 4:55:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 178+ views
    SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., March 31, 2008 – As disabled veterans test their mettle this week during the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, they’re finding motivation not just on the slopes, but also in each other. Retired Marine Cpl. Jason Poole, severely wounded during a bomb attack in Iraq near the Syrian border in June 2004, called the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic the “most fun, craziest, most beautiful time ever!” He brought his girlfriend, Angela Eastman, to this year’s clinic, his third. Photo by Donna Miles  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Four hundred disabled veterans, 67...
  • Iraqi Officials Open Middle School, Health Clinic

    03/31/2008 4:41:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 107+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Jason Stadel, USA
    FORWARD OPRATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, March 31, 2008 – Citizens who once were afraid to leave their homes because terrorists were among them freely gathered March 26 to celebrate the grand opening of a middle school and health clinic in Adwaniyah, Iraq. A teacher hands out school supplies during the grand opening of an Adwaniyah, Iraq, middle school, March 26, 2008. Some of the supplies were donated by American students to coalition forces for distribution to Iraqi students. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Much of the work was done using Commander’s Emergency Response Program funds,...
  • America Supports You: Sports Clinic Opens for Disabled Veterans

    03/31/2008 4:33:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 109+ views
    SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., March 31, 2008 – Sixty-seven veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan are among 400 disabled veterans who converged here yesterday to kick off the world’s largest disabled ski clinic. Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Gordon H. Mansfield praises participants at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic for applying the same qualities of dedication, pride and self-worth they demonstrated during their military service to their rehabilitation. Photo by Sgt. KaRonda Fleming, USA  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Gordon H. Mansfield and Robert T. Reynolds, national commander of Disabled American Veterans, opened the...
  • CDC Says Problems with Hepatitis C at Clinic Could Be 'Tip of an Iceberg'

    03/05/2008 7:51:12 AM PST · by MizSterious · 65 replies · 549+ views
    11News (Colorado) ^ | Mar 4, 2008 | N/A
    CDC Says Problems with Hepatitis C at Clinic Could Be 'Tip of an Iceberg' Posted: 11:10 AM Mar 4, 2008 Last Updated: 2:44 PM Mar 4, 2008 Washington (AP) The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of Hepatitis C at a Nevada clinic may represent “the tip of an iceberg” of safety problems at clinics around the country. The City of Las Vegas shut down the Endoscopy center of Southern Nevada last Friday after state health officials determined that six patients had contracted Hepatitis C because of unsafe practices including clinic staff reusing syringes...
  • Clinic That May Have Infected 40,000 With HIV, Hepatitis Closed

    03/03/2008 8:31:48 AM PST · by metmom · 45 replies · 290+ views ^ | Monday, March 03, 2008 | Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES — The city of Las Vegas has shut down a clinic where up to 40,000 people may have been exposed to hepatitis C and the HIV virus through the reuse of syringes and vials, officials said on Sunday. The clinic at the heart of the scandal, the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada, "was served with an emergency suspension of its business license," city authorities said in a statement. Officials are asking about 40,000 people to be tested for hepatitis B and C and HIV because of unsafe medical practices at the clinic. Health authorities launched an investigation into...
  • Veterinarian Clinic Treats 300 Sheep in Rural Iraqi Community

    02/29/2008 3:43:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 139+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | . James Hunter, USA
    A young Iraqi boy rounds up a sheep during a veterinarian operation in the southern region of Abu Ghraib, Feb. 22. Photo by Sgt. James Hunter, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs. BAGHDAD — With the help from civil affairs veterinarians, Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), held a veterinarian operation Feb. 22 in the southern portion of Abu Ghraib in the Iraqi capital. The sounds of sheep echoed through the air as they arrived in herds of nearly 30 at...
  • Afghan, Coalition Forces Help Villagers at Clinic

    02/06/2008 3:56:32 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 33+ views
    FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Feb. 6, 2008 – With help from coalition forces, Afghan National Army medics and pharmacists, as well as nutritionists from the Afghan Ministry of Public Health, provide free medical care to more than 400 villagers a week at a clinic near a combined military outpost here. Ghani Abdul, an Afghan Ministry of Public Health nutritionist in Farah province, logs family information of people who receive nutrition advice and supplements. The clinic treats more than 400 Afghan men, women and children each week. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “We heard good things about...
  • New Health Clinic Opens in Fallujah

    01/25/2008 3:11:31 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 54+ views
    A young child awaits care in a crowded lobby at the grand opening of the Shuhada public health clinic in Fallujah, Iraq. More than 800 citizens attended the event. The Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team, Camp Fallujah, worked with the Iraqi Ministry of Health and local hospital officials to build and open the clinic to bring healthcare back to the community. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Charles P. Espie. FALLUJAH -- A community healthcare clinic opened in the Shuhada district of Fallujah Tuesday. The clinic was built to help bring healthcare to the community and help alleviate the strain on Fallujah...
  • Health Clinic Opens in Former Insurgent Stronghold

    01/07/2008 3:50:20 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 57+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Jason Stadel, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, Jan. 7, 2008 – The Jan. 3 opening of a medical clinic in Maderiyah, Iraq, brought health care access to a community that had not seen a doctor since Operation Iraqi Freedom began in 2003. U.S. Army Capt. Kenneth Guglielmina, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment civil affairs team leader (right), Maj. David Underwood, Battery B, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery (center), and Bashir Altaie, civil affairs team bilingual/bicultural advisor, drink from the new well installed at the Maderiyah, Iraq, health clinic Jan. 3, 2008. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jason Stadel  (Click photo for screen-resolution...
  • Airman supports burn clinic for Iraqi children

    12/17/2007 4:42:46 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 127+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Tech. Sgt. D. Clare
    12/17/2007 - BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- When Army Cpl. Joseph Barzeski invited Staff Sgt. Tracy Davidson to tour the Convoy Support Center's burn clinic in Scania, Iraq, he didn't think she would be back. But she did come back, again and again. "I didn't think she was going to want to stay, but she wanted to help," said the corporal. "She just fell right into it." Since that day in mid-July, Sergeant Davidson has assisted nearly every day the clinic has been open. She's become a fixture at the facility as a care provider for families, and a...
  • U.S. Troops Help Renovate Iraqi Clinic

    12/15/2007 2:14:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 32+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Natalie Rostek, USA
    COMBAT OUTPOST CLEARY, Iraq, Dec. 14, 2007 – Soldiers and leaders of 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 11 to open a health clinic in Wahida, Iraq. Four months ago, city council members came to the regiment’s leaders with concerns about the existing clinic’s lack of space and equipment, said Army Capt. Matthew Givens, from Columbus, Ga., the battalion’s non-lethal effects officer. Council members and soldiers decided to renovate the existing building by adding more examination rooms, an emergency room and an upstairs apartment for the doctors with two bedrooms, a...
  • German clinic mixed up 2 infant girls; trying to find right parents

    12/07/2007 12:19:16 PM PST · by rawhide · 16 replies · 121+ views ^ | Published: December 7, 2007
    BERLIN: Two newborn girls were mixed up at a clinic in southwestern Germany and went home with the wrong parents, and doctors are now trying to correct the mistake, authorities said Friday. The incident occurred at the St. Elisabeth clinic in Saarlouis this summer. It only recently came to light, however, after one of the fathers took a paternity test, area councilwoman Monika Bachmann said. His wife then took a test and it was confirmed that she was not the girl's mother, according to a report in the top-selling Bild newspaper. The clinic is now trying to find out who...
  • Officials Open School, Health Clinic in Afghanistan

    11/28/2007 9:48:11 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 149+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Capt. Erick Saks, USAF
    KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2007 – Months of work and cooperation between the Bagram Provincial Reconstruction Team and the Afghan government culminated in two ribbon-cutting ceremonies Nov. 26, as hundreds of community members and several civic leaders officially opened a girls school and a health clinic in the Kapisa province’s Kohistan II district. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Deborah Taylor, Bagram Provincial Reconstruction Team medical team noncommissioned officer in charge, speaks with the medical staff at the newly constructed Jamalagha Basic Health Clinic in the Kohistan district of Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, Nov. 26, 2007. The $85,000 clinic offers family-practice...
  • Iraqi Army takes charge of Radwaniyah clinic

    10/26/2007 5:38:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 157+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Spc. Stephanie Homan
    RADWANIYAH — One question lingering in the minds of many politicians these days is whether Iraq is ready to take care of its people. Determined members of the Iraqi Army are doing their part to help the citizens of their country. With the help of the 358th Civil Affairs Brigade, a group of Iraqi Soldiers have been training since July to run the Radwaniyah clinic on Victory Base Complex to provide medical care and humanitarian assistance to Iraqis. The Iraqi Army assumed responsibility of the clinic during a handover ceremony Oct. 20. Iraqi Army Brig. Gen. Falih Faris, garrison commander,...
  • New SV clinic to make care faster, easier for many local veterans

    09/06/2007 5:51:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 117+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — The new Veterans Administration Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic was officially dedicated Wednesday, adding to the growing number of specialized federal medical facilities throughout the nation. Each week a million veterans are treated in VA medical facilities throughout the nation, with most of them in community clinics, which are seen to be more efficient and effective, said Patricia A. McKlem, director of the federal agency’s Southwest Health Care Network, which is located in Mesa. American citizens have been given the gift of living in the United States, and part of the responsibility they have is to...
  • 1-15 Inf. helps Iraqis during free heath clinic

    07/30/2007 5:56:44 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 280+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Staff Sgt. Carlos J. Lazo
    COMBAT OUTPOST CLEARY — Using a school in the city of al Wahida, Soldiers from a Fort Bragg, N.C., Civil Affairs battalion attached to the 3rd Infantry Divsion set up a one-day clinic for Iocal residents July 28. Known as a cooperative medical engagement, the operation requires Coalition and Iraqi forces to come together and provide medical treatment in prescribed areas, said Staff Sgt. Patrick R. Weston, special operations medical noncommissioned officer, Civil Affairs Team Alpha 712th, Company A, 97th Civil Affairs Battalion. Physician assistants and unit medics out of COP Cleary diagnosed and provided medicine to those in need....
  • Immigrants will need help with legalization, experts tell Catholic Church leaders

    04/24/2007 4:49:40 AM PDT · by Verax · 22 replies · 471+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 04/20/2007 | By Patricia Zapor
    Immigrants will need help with legalization, experts tell Catholic Church leaders By Patricia Zapor4/20/2007 Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) – First there's the hurdle of Congress passing an immigration bill. But the church should already be planning how to help millions of people who could line up to legalize their immigration status under a hypothetical new law, speakers at an April 18 conference said."When legalization happens, immigrants are going to come to the institution they trust the most, the Catholic Church," said Mirna Torres, director of legalization and advocacy for the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., known as CLINIC....
  • Wounded Marine Makes Discoveries at Winter Sports Clinic

    04/05/2007 4:33:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 375+ views
    SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 5, 2007 – U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Nick Bennett said he’ll take away lifetime memories and new discoveries from the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. He's counting on his experience here to steel him through his upcoming—and 27th--surgery since he was wounded in Mamadiyah, Iraq. Marine Staff Sgt. Nick Bennett calls the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic at Snowmass, Colo., his “last big adventure” before his 27th surgery for wounds suffered in Iraq. Defense Dept. photo by Donna Miles  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The 37-year-old Marine Corps Reservist said he’ll always remember...