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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...s in 2008 and 2009 instead of allowing devastating cuts to go into effect. The bill also seeks to improve ...urther legislation will be needed to avert payment cuts in 2010 and subsequent years and to develop an effective method for future updates. Creating the bu...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...rm were pulled outside the window, and he suffered cuts to his head. Some equipment, charts, his eye glasses and packages went flying out of the cabin. Fogg, 41, is 6 feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He said his size may have helped him avoid being sucked out of the twin-engine turboprop plane. "My le...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ee, within two years, an international treaty that cuts global warming pollution by 90 per cent in developed countries and by more than half worldwide. It also asks people to cut their own pollution, make their homes, businesses, schools and transport more energy efficient, and plant new trees and preserv...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...hat the bill proposes2002 law on vehicle emissions cuts copied by 10 other states 2006 law AB32 demands cut in emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 $3bn programme to install solar panels on a million roofs Power generators must source 20% from renewable sources by 2010 Power firms rewarded if customers decrea...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...similar suicide rates. UK acetaminophen overdose cuts have largely been attributed to the package size restrictions, however no such restrictions have been imposed in Canada. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose is the most common cause of acute liver failure, accounting for as many as 50% of acute live...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

...s shabby airports, pot-holed roads, frequent power cuts and rubbish-filled cities. "In most cities, people can't get anywhere on time and time is more valuable than money," Oberoi said. He was speaking at a function marking an award from Travel Leisure Magazine that places an Oberoi hotel in Udaipur, ...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...rgery encompasses a procedure in which the surgeon cuts a flap in the outer layer of the cornea in order to remove a small amount of tissue. The flap is then replaced. According to the FDA, patients considering the CustomVue Monovision LASIK surgery should first wear monovision contact lenses to determine...

Wear Headgear While Playing Soccer

...overed, there were no differences in the number of cuts and bruises on the areas of the head and face not covered by it. This was important to examine as many people fear that the use of soccer headgear may make players more aggressive and more prone to other injuries. At least for these injuries, it ma...

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

...r's Association has had to actively fight proposed cuts to federal funding of Alzheimer's research. According to Wessler, approximately 120,000 people in Massachusetts have Alzheimer's. It is a disease that has significant impact on families- emotionally, physically and financially. Ride organizers sa...

New Technology Transforming Life for the Deaf

... across the world. Using the phone where she can cuts down her fear of possible misinterpretations arising from differing sign language usage from one country to the next when it comes to face-to-face appointment-making. The main aim of the congress, which is held every four years -- the last one was ...

Male Circumcision Overstated as Deterrent to Global AIDS Pandemic

...ch has suggested that circumcision 'significantly' cuts HIV risk in men, a new study has found that it is much less important as a deterrent to the global AIDS pandemic than previously thought. Author John R. Talbott who conducted statistical empirical research across 77 countries of the world conducted...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...p and water or an alcohol-based sanitizer, keeping cuts clean and covered with a clean bandage until healed, avoiding contact with other people's wounds and bandages and avoiding shared personal items such as towels and razors. Official figures published in the UK sometime showed Clostridium difficile ...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...for Sea Rescue, where they have also ruled out any cuts in operations. Conscious of the fact that they have reaped enormous profits in recent years, the charities have set aside part of their earnings and invested it in funds. But the PTS support group is still not entirely satisfied. "We need a to...

Chinese City Turns Off the Air-con

...e past 15 years. Parts of Shanghai suffered power cuts recently and officials fear further failures this summer as the overburdened energy network in China's largest city and other parts of the country lags behind the surge in demand. The Chinese government set a goal of reducing energy consumption per...

Everest, Five Other World Heritage Sites Face Climate Change Risk

...d Heritage Committee rejected a motion calling for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Despite the set back, the campaigners want the governing committee to reconsider its position. The World Heritage Committee's annual meeting runs until July 2....

US Needs to Show Leadership in Cutting Emissions: Schwarzenegger

...e W. Bush has refused to commit the US to absolute cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases blamed for global warming, citing the potential damage to the economy. In the absence of federal emissions cuts, US states are setting their own measures, Schwarzenegger said. He cited California's ta...

Bright Bodies Weight Program Lowers Diabetes Risk, BMI in Obese Kids

...new study has found that weight management program cuts diabetes risk and is more effective at decreasing weight, body fat, body mass index (BMI) in overweight children. A family-based weight management program developed by researchers at Yale School of Medicine was more successful at plummeting weight...

Potential Cure for HIV Discovered

... enzyme which attacks the DNA of the HIV virus and cuts it out of the infected cell, according to the study published in Science magazine. The enzyme is still far from being ready to use as a treatment, the authors warned, but it offers a glimmer of hope for the more than 40 million people infected worl...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...llon) wine glut. They are now faced with drastic cuts to production due to the drought while a soaring Australian currency is hurting export earnings. "They have had low prices and low yields -- it's plenty tough," said Strachan, conceding conditions will force some wineries out of business. Stracha...

Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water

...ndling food and stay out of the water if they have cuts or wounds. But given the high numbers, Bill Paton, a biology professor at Brandon University, said he would avoid going in any water where signs are posted. "These are indicators that there could potentially be in the water as well, salmonella, he...

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