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McGraw-Hill Higher Education Joins Forces with Hands-On Labs to Enhance Distance Science Learning

... of higher education facilities." For distance learning and campus-based courses, schools will ... learning and are an excellent solution for distance learning students. This fall, we expect to enroll ... lab equipment. They are primarily used with distance learning and web-based science courses, but are ...

VA/UAB study looks at functional decline in older patients after hospitalization

... of independence. Life-space is based upon the distance a person routinely travels to perform activities. ... often a person leaves his or her residence, the distance from the residence traveled and how much ... decrease may result in a decrease in the distance and frequency of travel from home, thus limiting ...

PRELEX is the Answer for Baby Boomers Vision Needs

... than Lasik for individuals over 50. It Imparts distance and near vision in each eye. PRELEX is longer ... than Lasik for individuals over 50. It Imparts distance and near vision in each eye. PRELEX is longer ... To summarize PRELEX procedure gets rid of distance and near glasses helping to lead a more safe and ...

Polar Introduces the RS800CX Training Management System for Multisport Endurance Athletes

... enabling endurance athletes to track speed, distance and a wide range of performance details across ... heart rate, timing guidance, and speed and distance that are available with optional sensory ... G3 GPS sensor to accurately measure speed, distance and route tracking information. GPS maps can be ...

Mayo Clinic on the Summer Olympic Games: Better Athletes, the Physiology of Performance, the Lactate Threshold, the Aging Athlete and Much More

... Kenyans, and perhaps Ethiopians, are dominating distance running, it must be genetic. In fact there have ... Before World War II, the Finns dominated distance running. After World War II, the Eastern Europeans dominated distance running. They were just as dominant as the ...

Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games

... Kenyans, and perhaps Ethiopians, are dominating distance running, it must be genetic. In fact there have ... of time when other cultures have dominated distance running. Before World War II, the Finns dominated distance running. After World War II, the Eastern ...

Medicare Modernization Act not associated with major changes in access to chemotherapy

... that there have not been major changes in travel distance and patient wait times for chemotherapy in the ... colleagues examined patient wait times and travel distance for chemotherapy before and after the enactment ... different in 2006 (0.88 days). Median travel distance was 7 miles in 2003 and 8 miles in 2004 through ...

Drug Effective Against Heart-Lung Disorder

... group received a placebo. The patients' PVR and distance they could walk in six minutes were measured at ... and colleagues. The mean six-minute walk distance also increased 11.2 meters in the bosentan group ... in the placebo group. However, these changes in distance weren't clinically significant. Three percent ...

Traffic Pollution Puts Kids at Higher Allergy Risk

... Medicine , revealed significant links between the distance to the nearest road and asthmatic bronchitis, hay ... attributed to socioeconomic factors, not the distance from major roads. "We consistently found strong associations between the distance to the nearest main road and the allergic disease ...

Road pollution blamed for higher allergy risk in kids

... pollutants was calculated as a function of the distance of their homes from major roads at birth and at ... found significant positive associations between distance to the nearest road and asthmatic bronchitis, hay ... and allergic sensitization are linked, but using distance from major roads as a proxy for pollutant ...

Secondhand Smoke Leaves Kids Prone to Severe Infections

... in 2005. Exposure to secondhand smoke within a distance of three meters (9.8 feet) in early life was ... "The take-home message is that there is a distance factor here. If you are a certain distance away, it certainly reduces your child's risk," ...

Weizmann Institute scientists produce the first smell map

... time that smells can be mapped and the relative distance between various odors determined. Their findings, ... on a scale not only because our ears tell us the distance is greater, but because their frequencies are ... multidimensional map of smells that revealed the distance between one odor molecule and another. ...

Walkers Cover Hundreds of Miles During S.C. BlueCross Walk @ Lunch Day Event

... -- on foot? That's roughly the collective distance covered by a group of walkers who took time to ... giveaways reported their distance, so the total distance walked likely far exceeded the 731 miles recorded ... who checked in with event organizers. The distance from Columbia to New York is about 717 miles. ...

Despite popularity, researcher finds not everyone can successfully learn through online courses

... studied the demographics and personality types of distance learners. Correlations between learning styles and success in distance education have shown to be inconclusive, ... theme reappears: the successful traits of a distance learner are similar to the successful traits of ...

U.S. Career Institute Launches 1st Ever DETC Accredited Medical Assistant Course

... -- U.S. Career Institute, a nationally accredited distance learning school, announced the rollout of the ... 4 months. "Medical career training through distance education has traditionally been limited to ... U.S. Career Institute is a subsidiary of Weston distance Learning, Inc, a privately held wholly owned ...

Triumph-1 Trial of Viveta in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Meets Primary Endpoint

... in Six-Minute Walk distance (p<0.0006) Conference Call to be Held at 9:00 ... associated conditions (~10%). Mean baseline walk distance was approximately 350 meters. The primary ... the trial was the change in six-minute walk (6MW) distance at 12 weeks measured at peak exposure, defined by ...

Woman's Hips Might Indicate Daughter's Breast Cancer Risk

... if her mother's intercristal diameter (the widest distance between the wing-like structures at the top of ... higher for daughters of women in whom the widest distance was more than three centimeters greater than the distance at the front, said the American, British and ...

Hip size of mothers linked to breast cancer in daughters

... if her mothers intercristal diameter the widest distance between the wing-like structures at the top of ... for the daughters of women in whom the widest distance was more than 3 centimeters greater than the distance at the front. Barker, professor of medicine ...

Melanoma Diagnosis Often Delayed for Rural Poor

... Poverty and distance to specialist makes a difference, study finds ... Among the patients in this study, the median distance to a diagnosing physician was eight miles, and ... 0.6 millimeters. For each one-mile increase in distance to the doctor, there was a 0.6 percent increase ...

Increased distance to physician associated with thicker skin cancer at diagnosis

... was also measured. The median (midpoint) distance to a diagnosing physician was 8 miles. The median ... is needed to characterize the determinants of distance to diagnosing provider, as well as the pathways ... can be developed to minimize the effect of travel distance and other sociodemographic factors on access to ...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... Optineb-ir device and accessories). TYVASO is indicated to increase walk distance in patients with NYHA Class III symptoms associated with WHO Group I PAH, ... inhalation sessions achieved a 20-meter improvement in six-minute walk distance over those taking placebo (p<0.0005). The safety and effectiveness in ...

First Lady Michelle Obama and California First Lady Maria Shriver Kick Off 2009 National Conference on Volunteering & Service with Playground Service Project

... of having community volunteers build playgrounds for kids within walking distance of their homes will not only help these children live healthier lives, but ... nonprofit organization that envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Since 1995, KaBOOM! has used its innovative ...

Indiana U. research at the American College of Sports Medicine conference

... said Chapman who also heads Team Indiana Elite, a group of professional distance runners based in Bloomington. The study "Maximal Oxygen Consumption ... might be best suited to run. The study, "Measurement of Gait In Elite distance Runners Using Fast Sampling Accelerometers," will be presented in the Gait ...

Military Pays for Personal Trainer Certification, Reports ISSA

... deployed. "Studying overseas was available to me because of the ISSA distance education program," reports Dyck. "Not only did the military reimburse me ... the U.S. to be nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the distance Education and Training Council (DETC), in Washington, DC. ...

ChildCare Education Institute Gives Child Care Staff Access to Professional Development Courses in Honor of Provider Appreciation Day, May 8th

... DULUTH, Ga., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is ... Education Institute, LLC ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a distance training institution, is dedicated to providing the child care industry ...

Dueling Produce Safety Standards Highlight Void Left by Lack of FDA Regulation

... Microbial standards and sampling and testing protocol for manure distance from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) ... and tools, only one requires verification of the procedures used. distance for toilets for field workers varies from general to specific. ...

Columbia, Greenville, Charleston Walkers Cover 3,000 Miles During Lunch

... events marking National Walk @ Lunch Day(R) Wednesday covered roughly that distance during their lunch breaks. An estimated 3,000 people turned out for ... Park in Greenville, and together walked approximately 3,660 miles. The distance from Charleston, S.C., to Seattle, Wash., is about 2,960 miles. ...

Aegis of Bellevue, the Finest in Senior Living Communities

... in Old Bellevue, Aegis of Bellevue is conveniently located within walking distance to parks, the Bellevue Collection, downtown Bellevue and the Meydenbauer waterfront project. For seniors, being within walking distance to so many businesses and services is key to a more independent and ...

Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work

... less likely to actively commute than younger individuals. Depending on distance to campus, those living within a 20-minute walk actively commuted four ... they could travel to their destination in about 20 minutes -- or a distance of approximately one mile. The K-State researchers found a number of ...

Penn Foster Launches Online High School Diploma Program with a Healthcare Career Focus

... 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster High School, one of the oldest and largest distance learning institutions in the world, has created an online curriculum with ... Penn Foster High School are part of Penn Foster, Inc., a global leader in distance education. For more than 117 years, Penn Foster has been providing ...

Midwest and Northeast May Face Surgeon Shortage

... 27 percent of all physicians moved in a 10-year period. The average distance of surgeons' moves was 593 miles. Interstate moves were largely from the ... that older surgeons moved farther. For each additional year of age, the distance increased by eight miles. The findings were shared during a March 24 ...

New Trend Data Shows Access to Surgical Care at Risk in Rural and Urban Areas of the United States

... by surgeons were not primarily to an adjacent county, and the average distance of a move was 593 miles. Interstate moves were largely from the Northeast ... Older surgeons moved farther: for each additional year of age, the distance increased by eight miles. About the American College of ...

Walking Program May Relieve Peripheral Artery Pain

... distance improved and pain fell for participants, study finds SATURDAY, ... eventually reduced, based on each person's progress. After a year, the distance the participants were walking had more than doubled, with much of it being ...

Grants Strengthen the Health Care Safety Net

... Health Education Center (Seattle, WA): $135,500 to support a distance learning program for rural nursing students so they can pursue nursing education while continuing to live and work in their own communities. The distance learning program is intended to help ease Washington's nursing shortage, ...

OnPar(R) Redefines Golf Experience

... GPS positioning that provides instant distances to anywhere and remaining distance to the green, personalized club averages, and simple score and shot ... features to elevate the user experience." View it One-touch distance measurements from tee to green. Track it Track your stats and ...

Mottram Honours His End of the HBA Great Australian Run challenge

... 4th in the HBA Great Australian Run, which was won by the world's greatest distance runner, Haile Gebreselassie. In a pre-run challenge issued to HBA ... runners alike can line up against the world's best Olympic and World distance running champions." Mottram said that as a professional athlete, ...

State Farm Bayou Classic and KaBOOM! Team Up to Build New Playground in Just One Day

... in 2008 in an effort to provide a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. The build is also part of Operation Playground ... organization that envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Since 1995, KaBOOM! has used its innovative ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... on this topic, Pycnogenol is emerging as natural, yet safe option for long distance travelers. Pycnogenol has been shown to be beneficial for flight travel ... recorded passengers supplementing with Pycnogenol on long distance flights lasting 7-12 hours were significantly protected from thrombotic ...

MyMileageGenie & MyFormsGenie Certified by the AT&T Developer Program

... above. MyMileageGenie uses Blackberry GPS to automate tracking time and distance (miles or km) you travel on business during the day, and allows you to ... and MyFormsGenie users, along with a new International VOIP long distance calling application for Blackberry so stay tuned. Trademark statement: ...

Growing Health Profession Could Unlock Key to a Healthier America

... Coaching certification program which can be completed in-person or via DVD distance learning. Recognized nationally as the pioneers of Whole Health ... from varying health occupations from all over the U.S., and now offers DVD distance learning with students located on five continents. For more information, ...
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