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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ood products containing formaldehyde. "They were ordering us to find ways to reduce costs and satisfy lobbyists," she said, adding that the governor's chief of staff, Susan Kennedy, and Cabinet Secretary Dan Dunmoyer took the lead on pressuring the agency staff and board chairman. The departures, along wi...

Wordlist for Allergies to Help Cross-border Travellers

...net/allergy.htm), can be shown in restaurants when ordering a meal and to compare ingredients on food labels and packagings, say the compilers, from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Most European languages are covered, along with Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa Indonesia and Swahili....

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

...n be referred to the PSR if their practice or test ordering patterns seems unusually high. This might be due to legitimate reasons, or a genuine misunderstanding of the requirements. The PSR has almost ground to a halt since 2004, partly due to a plethora of lawsuits from targeted doctors, and a reduced n...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

... On Tuesday she granted a preliminary injunction, ordering Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in southern Nevada to return the placenta to 30-year-old Anne Swanson. The hospital had refused to give the uterine lining to Swanson following the April 12 Caesarean birth of her daughter, with officials callin...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

... 4 signed by then chief health officer Robert Hall ordering Kuoth to use condoms, disclose his HIV status and attend counseling. "We had evidence he wasn't complying with a public health order," DHS assistant director of public health, Chrissie Pickin, told the court yesterday. But Dr Pickin said Kuoth wa...

Vegetarian Diet Could Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

...ly life factors like choosing your diet regimen or ordering an appetizer for dinner may help in managing a hea...uch as adopting a vegetarian diet early in life or ordering the appropriate soup while eating out, may result in decreased risk for obesity and colon cancer," s...

Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug

...ommissioner Andrew von Eschenbach said that FDA is ordering Glaxo and rival Eli Lilly to add black box warnings, about heart failure, to their diabetes drugs Avandia and Actos....

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...eness of weekly screening to current practices for ordering tests and found the weekly model to be many times more effective than standard risk monitoring, in which the highly contagious bacteria are looked for after patients develop skin rash, fever or pain. Weekly swab testing and bacterial growth cultur...

New York Health Department Distributes Five Million Condoms in a Month

...ted supply of condoms at no cost through an online ordering system set up by the city health department. According to the Times, the health department last year worked with 877 businesses, health clinics, advocacy groups and other organizations to distribute 18 million condoms. Since the department unveile...

Net Laid Out for Money Hungry Doctors

...ween doctors accepting gifts and the inappropriate ordering of pathology tests. The changes will also apply to diagnostic imaging. There are speculations of other motives, other than monetary, as to why the number of tests being ordered on patients is soaring. Some attribute this to fear of litigation, by ...

HIV Positive Organs Transplanted

... has caused a furore in Italy with the politicians ordering the resignation of the concerned officials in this case. Codacons, the Italian consumer group has demanded the examining of hospitals involved in transplant procedures. JY...

Long Term Opioid Drug Usage May Lead to Addiction

...udies revealed medication-taking behaviors such as ordering refills before they are needed, which led health experts to suspect drug abuse. Such behaviors were found in over 24 percent of cases. Chronic back pain can be treated in other ways like exercise, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), ...

'Picture-To-Speech' Projects Help Disabled Speak

...ents express their needs in such everyday tasks as ordering food or asking for medical attention from an archive of commonly-used phrases and graphics. The initiative is spearheaded by the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS). "Each picture corresponds to a recorded voice," said pro...

Use of Mammograms in Men

...r Symposium, suggests physicians should reconsider ordering mammograms for men, who are most often diagnosed with non-cancerous gynecomastia, a common condition which includes breast swelling, a tender mass or painful breast tissue. “Mammography is being performed with increasing frequency in men with breas...

Judge bans veiled lawyers in courtrooms

...eshawar High Court told veiled lawyer Raees Anjum, ordering the ban on veils. "We (the judges) cannot identify veiled woman lawyers and suspect that veiled lawyers appear to seek adjournment of proceedings in other lawyers' cases," said the chief justice, who added that he could barely hear the pleas by lawy...

Fears of Pandemic Flu makes Americans Ready for Change

...non-response bias, as well as question wording and ordering effects. Non-response in telephone surveys produces some known biases in survey-derived estimates because participation tends to vary for different subgroups of the population. To compensate for these known biases, sample data are weighted to the mos...

Mummy’s Voice More Effective than Smoke Alarm

...their mothers' voices //- calling them by name and ordering them out of their bedrooms –although they slept through the beeping sound a smoke alarm makes. Dr. Gary Smith, one of the co-authors of the study revealed that this study reaffirmed previous research which showed that what works for adults doesn't ...

Medicare Premiums to be Higher Next Year

... the volume of services and tests that doctors are ordering for their Medicare patients. According to officials the standard premium increase of 5.6 percent is the smallest since 2001. They said that it trails the projected 6 percent increase in per capita health spending next year and a projected 7 percent ...

High Court Orders Taking Shahabuddin to AIIMS in Police Custody

...lem was granted today with the Patna High Court // ordering that he be taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. The order was passed by Justice V N Sinha on the basis of a confidential report of the state medical board submitted to the court by Advocate General P K Shahi. T...

NIACL to Pay Rs 2.19 lakh for Repudiating Mediclaim Policy

...Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission ordering the National India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) to pay the amount within a month, said, "we cannot escape from arriving at the irresistable conclusion that disease referred to in the discharge summary was not such a disease that disentitled resp...

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