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Terror Fears Tougher on Minorities, Disabled

... MONDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- terrorism weighs on the minds of U.S. minorities and the ... more likely to make behavior changes based on terrorism fears, such as avoiding certain activities. These groups also tend to overestimate terrorism threats, believing the risk is high even when the ...

India terrorism by the numbers

... COLLEGE PARK, MD. - A long history of terrorism in India precedes the recent coordinated attacks in Mumbai. The Global terrorism Database (GTD), maintained at the University of ... by the National Consortium for the Study of terrorism and Responses ...

The forever war on terror: Dilemmas and choices

... of the candidates' views on the fighting terrorism at APsaA's 97th Annual Meeting. Attendees of the ... Charles B. Strozier, Ph.D., a military father, terrorism expert, and honorary member of APsaA, on the ... is the Director of John Jay College's Center on terrorism and is in the unique position of having two sons ...

President Bush Requests Funding Cuts That Endanger Domestic Violence Victims

... It also has been used to provide counseling services to victims of terrorism and mass violence, including $68.1 million to support the victims of the September 11 terrorism attacks. "The VOCA Fund is not funded by taxpayer dollars. It is ...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment

... service standards; changes in market interest rates or any disruptions in the credit markets; catastrophes, including epidemics, pandemics, acts of terrorism or severe weather; the unfavorable resolution of new or pending litigation; and our ability to finalize the tax adjustment with the Internal Revenue ...

C'elle(SM) Featured on ABC Action News in Tampa Bay

... obsolete; any material failure or malfunction in our storage facilities; any natural disaster such as a tornado, other disaster (fire) or act of terrorism that adversely affects stored specimens; the costs associated with defending or prosecuting litigation matters and any material adverse result from ...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

... I had a question. Now that there are allegations that Vice President Cheney specifically told -- told the CIA not to inform Congress about certain terrorism ... Speaker Pelosi. If I just may interrupt you, I'll be pleased to answer that at the end, but we have -- and I ... ...

New oral agents may prevent injury after radiation exposure

... series,'' which could someday be used to prevent radiation-induced injuries to kidneys, lungs, skin, intestinal tract and brains of radiological terrorism victims. The findings, which appear in the June issue of the Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry , describe new agents which can be given ...

Wisconsin Doctor Raj Ambay Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

... the U.S. Army Reserve, Dr. Ambay served after 9/11 through Operation Noble Eagle. He earned the Army Meritorious Service Medal and the Global War on terrorism Medal. Dr. Ambay also served as alderman for his community in the southwest suburbs of Chicago from 1993 to 1997. He put his entrepreneurial skills ...

Allied World U.S. Announces Strategic Response(SM) - Complimentary Service Added to General Liability Lead Umbrella Product

... the benefits of the Darwin Professional Underwriters, Inc. acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; ...

Allied World's John Gauthier to Participate in a Panel at the NBER Insurance Project Workshop, June 10, 2009

... the benefits of the Darwin Professional Underwriters, Inc. acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; ...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

... acting CDC director and acting ATSDR administrator since mid January. Dr. Besser returns to his role as director of CDC's Coordinating Office for terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response. In a May 15 White House press release, President Obama praised Dr. Frieden for his efforts in NYC and ...

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference Begins June 7 in Buffalo, NY

... with speakers including Richard Besser, Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Director of CDC's Coordinating Office for terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response. Other conference sessions will highlight research into improving influenza surveillance, health ...

Darwin's Kim Lloyd to Speak on Panel at American Hospital Association Solutions Roundtable, June 3, 2009

... by the ability to recognize the benefits of the Darwin acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; ...

The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations

... murder of abortionist George Tiller cannot be condoned," said Thine Eyes producer, Jack Cashill. "But neither can sweeping accusations of terrorism against the pro-life movement ." In response to accusations of so-called pro-life terrorism, the producers of Thine Eyes have posted for free ...

Darwin Appoints Becky Cox Vice President, Business Development, Healthcare

... by the ability to recognize the benefits of the Darwin acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; ...

Unit Clothing Mask Up to Combat Swine Flu

... face masks and respirators are the next logical step. "We are living in perhaps the most incredible time of human existence -- financial crises, terrorism threats, superpowers crumbling, fossil fuel warfare, prescription drug empires, global warming, separate internet realities and now the very real ...

Physicians for Human Rights Calls for the Release of Sri Lankan Doctors

... about government shelling and civilian casualties in the conflict zone to outside media and human rights organizations. The Sri Lankan Prevention of terrorism Act grants security forces broad arrest and detention prerogatives. "Physicians for Human Rights is deeply concerned about the arrest ...

Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession

... on basic investments with long-term payoffs that address a variety of tough challenges. For instance, 59 percent of Americans say fighting terrorism and promoting peace should be a "top priority" for the president and Congress when it comes to helping developing nations, followed by improving ...

Pelosi Statement on Obama Announcement of Global Health Initiative

... case alone is reason to act but it is also in our national security interest. We have seen that impoverished states can become fertile grounds for terrorism and conflict. In a world where diseases can travel faster and more freely, we have an urgent responsibility to address the root causes in order to ...

Menstrual Blood Stem Cells May Significantly Increase Yield of Cord Blood Stem Cells

... obsolete; any material failure or malfunction in our storage facilities; any natural disaster such as a tornado, other disaster (fire) or act of terrorism that adversely affects stored specimens; the costs associated with defending or prosecuting litigation matters and any material adverse result from ...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q1 Net Income of $36.9 Million or $0.69 per Diluted Share

... service standards; changes in market interest rates or any disruptions in the credit markets; catastrophes, including epidemics, pandemics, acts of terrorism or severe weather; and the unfavorable resolution of new or pending litigation. There can also be no assurance that we will achieve the estimated ...

General Public and Physicians Express Similar Levels of Concern Regarding Potential Swine Flu Pandemic

... 2 2 2 2 Terrorist attacks employing a dirty or nuclear bomb 3 3 3 4 Bio terrorism such as small pox or anthrax 5 5 5 5 Swine flu 4 4 4 ...

UPDATE: Swine Flu Spread Will Trigger Difficult Legal Questions for Employers Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney

... Team. Pillsbury's team advises the City of New York and other clients on emergency and disaster response plans for natural disasters, epidemics, terrorism and other crisis scenarios. "Epidemics pose particularly difficult issues because, unlike a hurricane or terrorist bomb, the scope of impact is ...

Swine Flu Plans Triggering Difficult Legal Questions, Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney

... Management Team, which advises the City of New York and other clients on emergency and disaster response plans for natural disaster, epidemic, terrorism and other crisis scenarios. "Epidemics pose particularly difficult issues because unlike a hurricane or terrorist bomb, the scope of impact is ...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Announces Support for Soldier Ride from Boston Scientific

... a non-profit organization aimed at assisting those men and women of the United States armed forces who have been severely injured during the war on terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots around the world. Beginning at the bedside of the severely wounded, WWP provides programs and services ...

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm Supports Specialty Underwriters' Alliance, Inc. in Its Proxy Contest Against Hallmark Financial Services, Inc.

... events, than our underwriting, reserving or investment practices anticipate based on historical experience or industry data; the effects of acts of terrorism or war; developments in the world's financial and capital markets that adversely affect the performance of our investments; changes in regulations or ...

Gambling threatens national security, new book warns

... said Kindt, a professor of business and public policy. The latest volume in the nearly 3,000-page series "Gambling With National Security, terrorism and Military Readiness" also includes research that says gambling provides a haven that both fuels and finances terrorism. "We're seeing all ...

New book series renews call for ban on gambling

... expansion. The remaining volumes reprint hundreds of reports that explore specific consequences of gaming "Gambling With National Security, terrorism and Military Readiness" and "Gambling With Crime, Destabilized Economies and Financial Systems." Kindt says the exhaustive collection of research ...

Darwin to Moderate Panel at Plus Medical Symposium

... the benefits of the Darwin Professional Underwriters, Inc. acquisition; pricing and policy term trends; increased competition; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable catastrophic events; investigations of market practices and related settlement terms; ...

AHRQ Issues Recommendations for Safeguarding Children During Public Health Emergencies

... to safely decontaminate children who have been exposed to hazardous chemicals, including those from a bioterrorist attack. In addition, Pediatric terrorism and Disaster Preparedness: A Resource for Pediatricians, is a comprehensive report that is a practical resource that pediatricians can consult to ...

Time for Change - Sunshine and Exercise Part of Holistic Treatment for Osteoporosis

... and raw materials, medication safety, changes in exchange rates, government regulations, employee relations, taxes, political instability and terrorism as well as the results of independent demands and governmental inquiries that affect the affairs of the company. All forward-looking statements ...

Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports Results for Fiscal 2008

... obsolete; any material failure or malfunction in our storage facilities; any natural disaster such as a tornado, other disaster (fire) or act of terrorism that adversely affects stored specimens; the costs associated with defending or prosecuting litigation matters and any material adverse result from ...

More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise

... president and Congress, followed by making Medicare and Social Security more financially sound (49%) -- a new issue added to the list this month. terrorism (42%) and health care (39%) rank third and fourth. Interestingly, while the majority of Americans view action on health reform as more important ...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q4 Net Income of $37.3 Million or $0.70 Per Diluted Share

... membership and targeted service standards; changes in market interest rates or any disruptions in the credit markets; catastrophes, including acts of terrorism or severe weather; and the unfavorable resolution of pending litigation. There can also be no assurance that we will achieve the estimated earnings ...

'Waking Up And Getting Ready': New 'Green' Guide Advocates Simple Living and Earth-Centered Spirituality

... Iowa, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the great challenges of our day, including two wars, an economic meltdown, the ongoing presence of terrorism and environmental degradation, Blair Frank presents his arguments for a response in his new nonfiction guide, "Waking Up And Getting Ready: About ...

Obama Backs Health Care Reform

... recovery is far-and-away their top concern (73 percent), 43 percent said reforming health care reform should be a top priority, after fighting terrorism (48 percent). Experts in health care policy are also advocating systemic change. According to a recent survey of "health care opinion leaders," ...

A Much-Needed Hero for Troubled Times

... wave of unnerving news -- from the unraveling financial system, soaring unemployment and record home foreclosures, to the ever-present threat of terrorism and the reality of war, mental health experts say. "The country always needs role models who perform heroic acts -- it boosts people's sense of ...

Health provisions among public's top priorities for economic stimulus

... (73%) of the public - over four in ten (43%) Americans view reforming health care as a top concern, ranking it third just behind fighting terrorism (48%) and above reducing the federal budget deficit (39%), improving public schools (37%), working to create more clean energy sources (36%) and ...

Health Provisions Among Public's Top Priorities For Economic Stimulus

... (73%) of the public - over four in ten (43%) Americans view reforming health care as a top concern, ranking it third just behind fighting terrorism (48%) and above reducing the federal budget deficit (39%), improving public schools (37%), working to create more clean energy sources (36%) and ...
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