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Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...afety. The group used Texas freedom-of-information requests to obtain documents about the lab incidents. In April, the Sunshine Project reported that a Texas A&M researcher had been infected with Brucella after a February 2006 aerosol chamber mishap and that the school did not immediately notify the CDC as ...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...erosol pesticide Anvil, sprays only if a homeowner requests it, according to assistant director David Lawson. Plymouth County has a similar program. But during a health threat, the project sprays regardless of whether calls come in, Lawson said. Although environmental advocates have protested the pestici...

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

...octors for the drugs - and that studies show these requests work. In a study published two years ago in the Journal of the American Medical Association, actors pretending to be patients went to doctors in the San Francisco area and said they were depressed. Incidentally, the "patients" who asked for an antid...

Doctor Pours Ethics Down The Drain In A Bid To Make A Quick Buck

...ch drugs they should take and then forwarded their requests to Santi and a second doctor, Victor Mariani. Mariani pleaded guilty in March.Prosecutors say the scheme spanned from April 2004 to August 2006, and Santi wrote prescriptions for 392 of the 480 customers of McGlone's business, American Pharmaceutical...

Four Percent of American Youths are Requested to Post Sexual Snaps on Web

... the need to understand the criminal nature of the requests and the serious pathology that may typify those doing the requesting....

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

...ho oversaw the whole episode and pointedly refused requests to intervene. The janitor was counseled orally; th...he nightshift triage nurse, who turned away direct requests for help from police officers who had brought in the woman from benches in front of the hospital, wh...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...g websites for species galore. "Everyday, we get requests for horses, birds, fish, farm animals, lizards, or, 'Please, make this, because I want to show off my spider'," Rheingold said. "We don't have immediate plans to launch other pet sites, but we'd like to. We really want to make sure we get Dogster a...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

... Researchers conducted two waves of shoulder-tap requests outside of 219 randomly selected convenience or liquor stores in both urban and suburban areas. Requesters were young adults (4 females, 1 male) aged 21 years or older who appeared to be 18 to 20 years old. Requesters explained that they did not have...

Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden

...ntime, pastors say they have not been flooded with requests from gays for religious blessings of their civil unions, since most gay couples prefer to wait and see if a new marriage law will enter into force in January....

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

... park. The police had no intention of entertaining requests from people who were not able to move quickly enough. They were forcefully hit on the legs until they were immobile." Police Chief William Bratton himself admitted the next day, " Quite frankly, I was disturbed at what I saw. Some of the officers' ...

Extra Time for Students With Learning Disabilities Does Not Skew SAT Scores

... are the most common but contentious accommodation requests made by students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or AD/HD taking college entrance and licensing exams. According to a new study in Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, students given extra time respond to exams similarly to average student...

My Space Pressured into Sharing Data on Sex Offenders

...t the details of those requests. "We hope to get requests from every state," he said. "From day one, we have preserved all the information in the hopes of getting these requests." Angus said the company hoped to have data moving by Monday afternoon."We're going to get most of it out today," he said. "We h...

Mexico Supreme Court Accepts Petition To Review Mexico City Law Legalizing Abortion During First Three Months' Gestation

...ing women are awaiting appointments, and 6% of the requests were made by minors, according to officials. "There has not been a huge demand, like many people supposed," Mondragon told city legislators at a hearing last week, adding that abortion opponents "thought that once abortion was legalized, everyone wou...

Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas

... with brain cancer, and Freedom of Information Act requests indicate the Pentagon knew that up to 300,000 Desert Storm troops may have suffered from sarin exposure. Yet veterans seeking support were often told that their symptoms had no physical basis. The American Journal of Public Health had said two year...

Toolkit to Assess Reproductive Health Needs of Displaced Women

...velop the toolkit in 2003 after receiving repeated requests for assistance to assess reproductive health needs in conflict settings. The toolkit includes step-by-step instructions on implementing all aspects of the assessment with minimal assistance from CDC. It empowers organizations to be able to identify t...

Professional Wrinkle Cream Launched With 6x the Elastin

NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving requests from models, actors, dermatologists, skin care professionals and spas for a professional version of DermaLastyl, DermaPlus, Inc. recently launched the Bx Pro/Face line. Compared to the B and E versions of DermaLastyl currently available, the Bx Pro/...

Minister Flays Mission After Indian’s Death in Maldive

...ere lethargic in responding even to the ministry's requests to do the needful. Minister Ravi told IANS: "I think this incident should be a lesson for all our missions abroad. Our irresponsibility or inaction should not lead to such tragedies." Sumesh, who went to the Maldives in May 2006, was suffering fr...

Terminally Ill Patients Asked To Depute People To Make Decisions

A law that is coming into effect this weekend requests terminally ill patients to nominate somebody to take decisions on their behalf for their treatment//. The British Medical Association has published fresh guidance for doctors regarding this. The BMA guidelines are said to be in the best interests of ...

Debate in US: Who Should Decide for Disabled People?

...d have acted beyond brief, in deferring to all the requests from Ashley’s parents, without going into the medical necessity of such interventions. Could her teeth all be removed to spare her the pain of cavities? Or her fingernails so that she wont accidentally scratch herself? Or her kidneys to make her li...

Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health

...y when the patient has to be reminded or she or he requests information. Personalised systemThe ATS-Interactiva identifies the patient by means of an intelligent card, in such a way that he or she may locate to a different town and the monitoring can continue, as long as the intelligent card is carried on t...

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