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Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

... keep vigilant," he said. Omi said education and paying of compensation for culled chickens were key in the fight against the virus. "People must be taught to avoid contact with dying chickens," he said. Asked about those who transport their fighting cocks illegally across the border between Malaysia ...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

...y man. After that, this blow arrived. And now I am paying the penalty for this fortune and happiness," he said. Pavarotti's agent Terri Robson said that Pavarotti has chosen to stay away from the public eye, and that he is quite 'positive' at the moment. "He is being very positive at the moment and con...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...ishing measures used to dispose of excess wine and paying farmers to uproot uncompetitive vineyards. "The proposals aim first of all to boost the competitiveness of the European wine producers, try to win back markets, drain the infamous wine lakes and of course make things more simple," she said. EU at...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...ier for well educated women to have babies without paying a high price in career or income. But there were others who found Flynns views repugnant, like Waikato University professor of demography Ian Pool. "This is social engineering of the worst sort," he said. Commissioner for Children Cindy Kiro sa...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

... He now makes a little over $2,400 a month. After paying his expenses, he still manages to send around $1,000 a month to his wife and son, who live with his mother in a rural town. Like most people, I am doing this only temporarily until a better job comes along and helps me get back on my feet and reuni...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...breaking the rules you lay down, or having problem paying attention , then the root cause could be the tendency he or she has for activities in the evening rather than in the morning. The finding is based on a study conducted by researchers led by Elizabeth J. Susman at Penn State who are trying to unders...

Navigating Healthcare

...d. Nothing substantial was achieved by the patient paying more. In fact, the Patients in both had comparable...choices about medical care. They need to know that paying more doesn't ensure better results. And undergoing more procedures and tests doesn't necessarily tra...

Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care

...nt validation of the HQA efforts and suggests that paying attention to the quality measures matters. Because care varies from hospital to hospital, Jha says consumers should use publicly available data such as the HQAs when choosing a hospital, since getting treated at higher-performing hospitals can incre...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

...n's Disease. The employees also were accused of paying a New York psychiatrist thousands of dollars to attend speaking engagements and tout Xyrem for unapproved uses. Xyrem is the prescription version of the street drug, gamma hydroxybutyrate, a quick anesthetic with serious risks of overdose, includ...

$1 Million Unpaid Bills by Health Care Cheats at Waikato Hospital

...the free services which are meant only for the tax paying citizens. Last week Waikato District Health Board...h and supplying false names and addresses to avoid paying for the delivery, which costs about $2000....

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... to keep your PC cool enough in the summertime. By paying attention to how much heat-stress your PC may be u...at than any personal computers before them. But by paying proper attention to cooling, you can help to ensure years of trouble-free service from your PC....

Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse

...s are provided to children at school, with parents paying for the meals." The Federal Government would take control of Aboriginal townships through five-year leases to improve property and public housing, Howard said, adding that compensation would be forthcoming if required. The reforms would include scr...

Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals

...," Mr Hill said in a statement. "Australians are paying more than ever for healthcare, while our public hospitals are under-funded by the Commonwealth." Hill said 10 years ago Australians spent the equivalent of $9 billion out of their own pockets on health care, but now that was up to $15 billion. "C...

Meditation Increases Attention - A Brain Scan Report

...n increased activity in the brain regions used for paying attention and making decisions. The changes wer...und greater activity in brain circuits involved in paying attention. "We found that regions of the brain that are intimately involved in the control and r...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

... right to see a doctor and not have to worry about paying for it? I would say this to any conservative or Republican. At the very least, why wouldn't you insure the children? That's a cruel thing not to do in such a highly developed and wealthy society as we have." Healthcare scene could tilt the scales i...

Pride, Even the Hubristic Kind, Allows Us to Survive

...n a social "short cut," a way to dodge others into paying one respect. The scientists suggest that if they couldn't get respect the conventional way, our ancestors discovered how to act accomplished. The study is published in the June issue of the journal Current Directions in Psychological Science....

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...inition profit. At some point of time even wealthy paying patients have to draw a line on how much they can spend on healthcare. The issue is about orientation and primacy. Does the healthcare sector exist to make money by delivering care? Or does the healthcare sector exist to provide healthcare by using...

Brazil Government In Contention With Merck Over Anti-AIDS Drug

... 1.59 US dollars for a 600mg pill when Thailand is paying 65 cents for the same. Negotiations between Mer...ufacture the drug or to buy generic versions while paying Merck a small royalty. Efavirenz is the drug most widely used by Brazil's anti-AIDS program, which...

Meditation May Fine-Tune Control Over Attention

...erience and psychology research both indicate that paying close attention to one thing can keep you from not...ecause a person has a finite amount of brainpower, paying close attention to one thing may mean the tradeoff of missing something that follows shortly thereaf...

Nexus Between Psychiatrists and Drug Firms Dangerous, Say Critics

... said drug makers and their intermediaries are now paying them almost exclusively to talk about bipolar diso...g companies can sidestep marketing prohibitions by paying doctors to give lectures in which, if asked, they may discuss unapproved uses. The drug industry a...

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