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On the front lines in the war on terror

... The emergence of terror medicine as a distinctive discipline has been ... London metro, Madrid, and Mumbai. The nature of terror attacks, such as anthrax attacks or suicide ... of its features. A new book, Essentials of terror Medicine, focuses on the constellation of medical ...

Terror Fears Tougher on Minorities, Disabled

... findings also suggest that the federal government's color-coding of the terror threat level is often misjudged by citizens, Eisenman said. According ... information To learn more about the federal government's color-coded terror alert system, visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security online. ...

The forever war on terror: Dilemmas and choices

... present ways the apocalyptic mindset that underlies the current war on terror has changed the role of the United States in global politics, altering ... to politics and terrorism include: "The Psychodynamics of Spirituality: terror in the Name of God," on Wednesday, June 18th, from 9:00 a.m. 11: 30 a.m. ...

9/11 Counselors at Risk for Secondary Trauma

... study that looked at people who counseled others impacted by the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York City. A positive work environment, the study also ... lives of 236 New York City social workers following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The symptoms of secondary trauma are similar to those of ...

Children of New Bedford Immigrant Raids Are Victims of Terrorism, Testifies Dr. Laria Today

... as systematic premeditated acts of violence that provoke feelings of terror in targeted victims, there's no better term to describe these events," ... he returns," he said to the commissioners today. "As parents, a child's terror is our own terror." ...

Six Positive Predictions for 2008, from SuperLife World Service

... Happen' MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New terror attack? Pandemic? Recession? Killer bees? No! Only positive predictions, ... surge. -- MENTAL DEFENSE INITIATIVE: At least one nation cuts crime and terror by deploying meditators and prayers. -- UFO DISCLOSURE: Access to ...

Social support buffers adolescent depression after terrorist attacks: Ben-Gurion University

... Shahar states that the "findings should serve as a basis for the development of innovative preventive interventions for adolescents exposed to terror attacks." ...

The Tragedy of Air France Flight 447: Crash Expert Reveals Nightmare Families Are Going Through

... to understand this kind of trauma from both sides of the experience and can tell your audience: What it's like to experience the terror of a plane crash. How family and friends feel when they get the terrible news. How others can help those who lost loved ones in an ...

Pixavi Releases Recession Proof Technology

... is designed to help organizations face today's challenging global situation dominated by issues like a financial crisis, global warming, pollution, terror threats, increasing travel costs and increased efficiency demands. The product incorporates cutting edge technology such as high speed wireless ...

Walter Reed First Military Hospital to Use Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Treat Depression

... and their families. Walter Reed has treated over 10,000 patients from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom since the Global Wars on terror began . ...

Lung Problems Persist for 9/11 Responders

... study finds THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a quarter of a sample of people exposed to toxic dust after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack in New York City still suffer from diminished lung capacity, a new study finds. The rate of problems is much higher than normal, about 2.5 ...

Moog Acquires Buffalo-Based Ethox International

... team and key personnel, (xv) the possibility of a catastrophic loss of one or more of our manufacturing facilities, (xvi) the possibility that future terror attacks, war or other civil disturbances could negatively impact our business, (xvii) that our operations in foreign countries could expose us to ...

Study: Counseling trauma victims causes secondary trauma

... and his co-researchers examined psychological stress, job burnout and secondary trauma among 236 New York City social workers following the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Secondary trauma includes experiencing symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress such as having nightmares or flashbacks, being easily ...

VA Reaches Out to Women Veterans

... programs. "Women who served this country in uniform -- whether veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, the current Global War on terror or peacetime service -- have earned our respect and thanks," said Dr. James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs. "They have also earned the full ...

Helping the Severely Wounded Learn How to Dream Again

... the nation's military and veteran medical systems have encountered since the Vietnam War. The casualties themselves, coping with pain and the terror of not knowing how serious or disabling their injuries are, will have to work through physical and emotional wounds that will tear at them for years. ...

Moog Reports 14% Increase in Earnings Per Share

... team and key personnel, (xv) the possibility of a catastrophic loss of one or more of our manufacturing facilities, (xvi) the possibility that future terror attacks, war or other civil disturbances could negatively impact our business, (xvii) that our operations in foreign countries could expose us to ...

TriWest Contributes $50,000 to Bob Woodruff Family Fund for Traumatic Brain Injury

... "According to the Department of Defense, current reports suggest that sixty percent of the service members sustaining injuries in the Global War on terror have been impacted by blasts," said TriWest President and CEO David McIntyre, Jr. "Our contribution to the Bob Woodruff Family Fund is one way in ...

Audiences Nationwide Will 'Awake' to a Frightening Reality on November 30th

... announced, and as a victim of anesthesia awareness, I dedicated the last nine years to educating the public to help them understand the scope, sheer terror and trauma involved when awareness occurs. Recently, I attended the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual conference and they are ...

From terror to joy: faced with death, our minds turn to happier thoughts

... fear of the unknown. But that doesn't happen. If the prospect of death is so incomprehensible, why are we not trembling in a constant state of terror over this fact? Psychologists have some ideas about how we cope with existential dread. One emerging idea--"terror management theory" --holds that ...

Remarks by President Bush, Senator Bob Dole and Secretary Donna Shalala on Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors Report Implementation

... presidential commission. The commission conducted a comprehensive review of the care provided to service members returning from the global war on terror from the time they leave the battlefield through their return to civilian life. At the end of this review, the commission submitted ...

Women for Women International Congolese Country Director, Christine Karumba, Speaks Out About the Rape Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

... day by day not knowing if it was going to be your last became an everyday occurrence for many. The intensity and frequency of rape as a weapon of terror is worse than anywhere else in the world. "Women are raped, mutilated and kept as sex slaves, then they are turned away from their families and ...

Prime Minister Lauds the Exemplary Work of Mumbai’s Medical Fraternit

... relatives of the victims following Tuesday's terror attack on Mumbai's suburban trains that killed ... to bring relief to the victims of the terror attacks," he added, looking visibly tired. ... then the 1993 blasts. The victims in Tuesdays' terror attacks have suffered worse injuries. I have seen ...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

... men at the centre of Britain's car-bomb plot on the eve of their failed terror attacks. The online communication between Haneef and the bomb ... two weeks ago to leave Australia for India on a one-way ticket after the terror attacks in Britain was not linked to family issues, as his relatives have ...

U.S., Australian Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Deadly Viruses

... can infect and kill humans and are considered to be potential biological terror agents. Dr. Christopher C. Broder, professor in the USU Department of ... pathogens and both agents are considered to be potential biological terror agents. Nipah virus killed more than 100 people and a million pigs in ...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

... While the Asian and Middle East doctor community is struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of the recent terror attempts in the country, even more grisly details are emerging. An al-Qaeda leader in Iraq may have given a cryptic clue about the foiled UK ...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

... and prior contacts within this far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with family roots in Pakistan, who have been implicated in previous ...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

... continue to bear the brunt of police inquiries as focus shifted to Australia. Investigators trying to unravel the hands behind the foiled terror attacks in UK raided two hospitals in Western Australia and also quizzed five doctors of foreign origin, four of them Indian. However, WA ...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

... administrations of all the districts where we are working," Hazarika said. But C-NES is facing law and order hurdles as most of these areas are terror infested. "The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) uses many of these islands for its activities. So, we have to be very careful. Whenever ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

... quoted Keelty as saying. The case against Haneef centres around a mobile SIM card, registered in his name, but used by two of the alleged terror suspects, Kafeel and Sabeel Ahmed, over the past year. Commonwealth Prosecutor Clive Porritt argued Haneef had been "reckless" in giving the ...

Flower Essences may Be the Best Stress-busters

... effects or addiction, says a scientific study. Manufactured by Nelsons, Rescue Remedy contains five flower essences-Rock Rose to alleviate terror and panic, Impatiens to mollify irritation and impatience, Clematis to combat inattentiveness, Star of Bethlehem to ease shock, and Cherry Plum to ...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

... efforts are enough to address the deep-seated culture that has caused repeated bouts of excessive force. They also note that he has condoned police terror time and again. "Every law enforcement officer or other government official, whether federal, state, county, city, municipal, or otherwise, ...

New Study Reveals That Firefighters Are Prone To Heart Attack

... by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the deaths of all on-duty firefighters between 1994 and 2004, except for those associated with 9/11 terror attacks. Fire departments should provide pre-placement and annual medical examinations for all firefighters, the researchers advised. ...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

... to the population. It also begs further discussion of the continuing situation of impunity in Kashmir for those who perpetrate acts of terror and violence against the people of the region. Until this cycle of violence is addressed, the situation of the people of Kashmir cannot be improved, ...

Indian Students Thrilled to Talk to Sunita Williams

... question asked by a student from Patiala. Abhishek Aggarwal, the Patiala student, had a query on future settlements in space and the growing terror threat on earth. Sunita, who is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, in her answer said: "Thanks, it's an important point. Space has no borders. Here ...

Stress Produces PTSD-like Symptoms in Rats

... instinctual fear of cats, the inability of the rats to escape from the cat would be traumatic, and that the experience would be analogous to the terror that people feel in life-threatening situations. The rats were forced to “relive” their traumatic experience when they were unexpectedly ...

"New" Clear Advantages In Nuclear Medicine

... at first conjures up negative thoughts among the public. Most people blindly believe that radiation is hazardous says Baltimore's radiation terror expert and co-author of "Understanding Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism as Public Health Threats: Preparedness and Response Perspectives, and he ...

Psychiatrist's Help Sought to Counsel Children Making Hoax Calls

... battling a spate of prank calls by// youngsters between the ages of eight and 16, have done by seeking the help of psychiatrists. The Mumbai terror attack and its aftermath have thrown up the worrying phenomenon of children getting a vicarious thrill from creating panic by calling up the police ...

Indonesian Tourism on Downward Trend After Java Quake

... Indonesia's tourism industry, still shaky from terror bombings and the 2004 tsunami, was dealt another blow when the May 27 earthquake devastated parts of this Javanese cultural city, a prime tourist ...

9/11 Firefighters' Can Regain Lung Capacity: Study

... firefighters //at Ground Zero on September 11 had a loss in lung capacity equivalent to what usually happens after 12 years on duty a year after the terror attacks. An average loss of 372 milliliters was noted, which is equal to 6 percent of the lung's capacity. This loss is at least 10 times more ...
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