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Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...ot of press, and we all have heard numerous horror stories and anecdotes, there is little actual data reported, especially for pediatricians. So we took a retrospective, comprehensive look at malpractice claims against pediatricians. Surprisingly, we found that from 1985-2005 society hasn't become more lit...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

... in a tangible decline in maternal deaths. Success stories have been recorded in China, Cuba, Egypt, Honduras, Jamaica, and Sri Lanka due to improved midwife services that lowered the rate of maternal deaths by 50 % in 10 years. It has also been extremely encouraging to note that when men were involved in ...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

...ew book is trying to give "a face to the issue" -- stories of women forced to endure successive pregnancies to produce male children, and of others forced to have up to four abortions in five years. "One of the most disturbing revelations came from a midwife who said she had killed hundreds of newborns. Sh...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

... rubbishing his hard earned reputation by repeated stories criticizing his singing prowess in various leading newspapers. Sonu says There was a time when women were under constant sexual subjugation but now its the turn of the men to bear the brunt. Sonu is in the US regarding some shows. He is believed to...

Centre Asks States to Conserve Water

...ld here on September 11, where some of the success stories on water management would be explained to the nation. The major disadvantage is that surface water is not being utilised optimally, said a statement of the Water Recourses Ministry issue today. It also suggested that facilities for storing ground...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...importantly, there was nowhere to share photos and stories about your dog," Rheingold told AFP. "You could see photos online, but you couldn't see their names -- who's this dog, what's this dog's favorite treat, or what's this dog's character." Dogster and Catster communities have grown to more than 500,00...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...for Medicaid legislation. And they came armed with stories of survival. State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) seems to cover more adults than children. This waiver from the Bush administration is a break from its administration position. SCHIP was initially intended as a children health insuran...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...es. Now it's important that we let them tell their stories to the public," said Dr. Steven Scott, director of the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center at the Tampa VA Medical Center in Florida. Counting the wounded can be contentious. Earlier this year, the Department of Defense changed how it tallies war-rela...

US Lawmakers Considering Legislation to Restrict Payments by Drug Companies to Doctors

...rugs to children the most often. These and other stories have helped to fuel a growing interest among state...h little fanfare or debate after legislators heard stories about doctors accepting gifts of great value from drug makers. Why do we want them bribing doctors...

National TV Promotion Triples Calls to Smoking Cessation Hotline

...phone number during a series of World News Tonight stories called Quit to Live: Fighting Lung Cancer. Augustson and colleagues examined the response. The study findings appear in the July/August issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion. The phone number links callers to state counselors who give t...

Nexus Between Psychiatrists and Drug Firms Dangerous, Say Critics

...e on the payrolls of drug manufacturers. Such stories are rampant in many developing countries. But things are no difference in the West too. Recently a study showed repeated visits by representatives of pharmaceutical firms resulted in prescription of untested medicines to patients. Last month the ...

Hurricane Katrina Still Wrecking Lives - More So With Blacks

...s remain."Anywhere we looked in the survey, in the stories people told us and in the data, we found the racial divide was confirmed, underscored," foundation president Drew Altman said in an interview. Across the city, 56 percent of blacks said their housing costs went up substantially since the storm, whi...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

...iel Jones beating in Cincinnati. We read or hear stories about Amidou Diallo, an unarmed man, being shot forty-one times by the NewYork Police. We find it incomprehensible that Abner Louima, an immigrant from Haiti, was assaulted by police officers outside a Haitian nightclub in Brooklyn; handcuffed and th...

Gentle, Real, Well-mannered - Kangana's Mr. Right

...tro' finds happiness...finally. So far all my love stories on screen have ended in tragedy. And in all my films, including 'Metro', I've two men in my life. I'm first in love with one man, and then another man comes along. I hope I find at least one man to love me in real life!" But Kangana is angry about...

Where is Our Soul, Asks Michael Moore

... no cost. "SiCKO" uses humor and tragic personal stories to get the point across, and had a packed audience variously laughing and in tears. There was loud applause at the end of the two-hour documentary, which is out of the main Cannes competition. Moore was asked by journalists why he painted such a ro...

Psychological Bullying Hits Just as Hard

....g. How often in the last month have students told stories about you that were untrue? How often in the previous month did students not include you in joining in what they were doing?), and overt aggression. Respondents were also asked about their experience of witnessing both relational and overt aggression...

Delivering the Green Message to Children

...sues, which also carries articles, poems and short stories written by the students. Besides, these schools participate in annual regional students' conferences, regular workshops for students and teachers, and a national students' conference once in two years. The PEAS schools are now preparing for the 7th...

Bush Announces Request for $30B, Five-Year Extension of PEPFAR

... of the American people is one of the great untold stories of our time," Bush said on Wednesday, adding, "Our citizens are offering comfort to millions who suffer and restoring hope to those who feel forsaken". According to Bush, when he first took office, an "HIV diagnosis in Africa's poorest countries was ...

Bush Seeks Doubling of AIDS-fighting Funds

... of the American people is one of the great untold stories of our time. Our citizens are offering comfort to millions who suffer and restoring hopes to those who feel forsaken," said Bush. "Today, I ask Congress to demonstrate America's continuing commitment to fighting the scourge of HIV/AIDS by reauthori...

NGOs New Book Provides Emotional Support for Cancer Patients

... The Total Cancer Wellness Guide highlights true stories of inspiration and hope from cancer patients and caregivers around the country, and includes tips, evidence-based research, treatment, and support information. This guide compassionately addresses physical, emotional, social, and practical needs to p...

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