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EPIC's mission is to improve educational policy and practice that will increase student success, particularly with students historically underserved by public schools. EPIC conducts a range of policy-related research studies and develops practical tools and techniques to support a dramatic improvement in college and career readiness for students. EPIC is(More)
Program. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. The Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois State Cancer Registry, makes these data available as a public service. Use of these data does not constitute an endorsement of the user's opinion or conclusions by the Department(More)
Introduction Most people have heard terms like ―staph infection,‖ ―antibiotic resistant bacteria,‖ and ―MRSA‖ (pronounced mersa). This information is designed to help people understand those terms and to provide guidance in preventing infection and the associated pain, loss of productivity, and costs. This information is intended to inform those who are not(More)
Acknowledgments This document would not have been possible without the cooperation of private industries and governmental agencies in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health wishes to thank them for aiding in gathering data for the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The Department also acknowledges the work and dedication of the staff(More)
Figure 37. Percentage reporting the number of past seven days spent in the same room as someone who was smoking by asthma attack status among middle school and high school students, Illinois, 2006 Table 8. Asthma hospitalizations, average length of stay (LOS), total asthma hospitalization charges and average charge per hospitalization by sex and age group,(More)
Studies Acknowledgments This document would not have been possible without the cooperation of private industries and governmental agencies in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health wishes to thank them for aiding in gathering data for the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The Department also acknowledges the work and dedication of(More)
A 'family clinic' for information exchange in an oncology unit Sir-There is independent evidence that cancer patients and their families are dissatisfied with the information they are being given. Ewles and Shipster (1981) have shown that 35% of patients are not satisfied with the amount and type of information they receive. The families and patients most(More)
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