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Ted Karkus Admits to Financial Relationship With Dr. Richard A. Rosenbloom; Demonstrates Pattern of Improper Influence, Unethical Behavior, Falsification and Distortion; Company Questions What Else Karkus May Be Hiding From Shareholders

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ), www.quigleyco.com , today announced that it has uncovered additional facts with respect to the relationship between Ted Karkus and Dr. Richard Rosenbloom. The following are among the facts that we...

US FDA Admits Risks of Mercury Dental Fillings, Settles Lawsuit

Statement of Michael Bender, Plaintiff WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "After 32 years of delay, the Food and Drug Administration has finally agreed to comply with the law and set a date to classify mercury amalgam as a substance that poses a health risk to pregnant women and u...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

A 13-year-old girl accused of killing a Medicine Hat family broke down on the witness stand Tuesday while admitting to stabbing her eight-year-old brother who was pleading for his life. She said that she did it only because her boyfriend told her to. She is accused of murdering her parents...

Anne Hathaway Admits That She is Not as squeaky-clean as She Appears

Actress Anne Hathaway has revealed that she is not as squeaky-clean as she appears . In a recent interview with Marie Claire, the Princess Diaries star confessed that she is quite the opposite of her supposed righteous image. I love [the band] Peaches. When people are all like, Do yo...

Amy Winehouse Admits She's a 'terrible Drunk'

British singer Amy Winehouse has confessed that she is has a 'terrible problem' with booze, which has replaced drugs . Speaking at her homecoming show in Dublin Castle pub in Camden, north London, the singer added that she doesn't know if the media has exaggerated her problem. She added t...

Sylvester Stallone Admits He Tried to Smuggle Banned Growth Hormone to Australia

Yet another star falls for banned substances. The 60-year-old macho Sylvester Stallone admitted to possessing the growth hormone Jintropin when he was stopped at Sydney airport in February last. Stallone was then in Australia to promote his film Rocky Balboa, but he was not in the Sydney cour...

China Admits Fake Blood Protein Used in Drips

Only two days ago, China sought to turn the tables by declaring that some recent imports of raisins from the US did not meet its safety standards and destroyed them . That was apparently in retaliation to the barrage of criticism over the safety of a variety of products exported by China. B...

World's Oldest Mother Admits Her Actual Age

Carmela Bousada, the world’s oldest mother admitted to a British newspaper that she lied to a U.S. Fertility clinic about her age, so that she could deliver her babies. She// gave birth to twin sons named Pau and Christian on December 29, 2006. Bousada, who turned 67 this month, lied by saying ...

Minister Admits Alcohol Plan Has Flopped

Scottish deputy health minister Lewis Macdonald has acknowledged that the drinking problem in Scotland will not vanish overnight//. This admission came after a top expert said that the action plan to control alcoholism, which was released by the Scottish Executive in 2002, had failed. Professo...

Drug Company Admits Knowledge Of Side Effects In Monkeys

TeGenero, a German based drug firm that had manufactured TGN-1412, has now admitted that the drug had showed adverse effects//, when tested on monkeys. Four out of the six who were admitted to the intensive care unit of a London based hospital following the drug administration are recovering, accor...

Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic

...normally talks about the effect that going back to school has on parents, but it certainly does." Deirdre Bowers, a parent in Snellville, GA, admits that her own sleep is affected when her kids go back to school in the fall. "Sorry to say, I've always been a late night person, not a morning pe...

Alcohol and Trauma: Blood Test Gets to the Truth

...person tests positive for alcohol. "This is like saying they are not going to pay for treatment of a heart attack or asthma or a stroke in someone who admits to smoking," he said. "Just because someone is drinking does not mean alcohol caused the accident," Daeppen said. "All we really know is that their...

Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?

...practice had achieved a 936% return on investment, with profitability continuing annually since. Sometimes the distress call comes too late, admits Burnette. Hospitalogic successfully re-opened a community hospital in Brownsville, Pennsylvania in 2008, overcoming regulatory and financial hurdles....

Crime, Drugs and Health Problems Face Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

...zed reputation is the growing drug problems facing Vancouver's downtown eastside. "Our drug rehab program http://narconon.ca/drug_rehab_program.htm ) admits many people from that specific area in Vancouver," comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. "The physical state that some of ...

FAIR CEO Blasts Kaiser Foundation & Public Agenda HIV/AIDS Study Results as "Absolute Nonsense"

...ts" as well as 13 telephone interviews with people who work on various HIV/AIDS issues. FAIR also notes that the Kaiser Family Foundation readily admits on its "About us" web page that they focus on HIV/AIDS. The studies by Kaiser and Public Agenda also suggest that the stigma associated ...

The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009

...e Foundation. "It is certain to be an exciting and memorable afternoon that will be benefiting three very worthwhile causes." A "Family Package" admits a family of four for $200; adult tickets are $100 each. The admission price includes unlimited food and drinks, all carnival activities, the Push Pla...

Ohio Supreme Court Supports Regulation of Dangerous Abortion Drug

...client/client_documents/briefs/Rogers_v_PlannedParenthood.pdf . AUL Staff Counsel Mailee Smith said, "The fact that Planned Parenthood readily admits to routinely disregarding the FDA-approved protocol and actually argued it was entitled to dispense RU-486 in an untested and dangerous manner is appa...

Ohio Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to Planned Parenthood in Upholding Regulation of 'Abortion Pill'

...client/client_documents/briefs/Rogers_v_PlannedParenthood.pdf . AUL Staff Counsel Mailee Smith said, "The fact that Planned Parenthood readily admits to routinely disregarding the FDA-approved protocol and actually argued it was entitled to dispense RU-486 in an untested and dangerous manner is appa...

Chronic Pain Sufferers Find Hope in the Darkness

...her, and American Idol judge, Paula Abdul recently revealed her long struggle with chronic pain in the May issue of Ladies Home Journal. While Abdul admits to being addicted to pain killers, others rely on faith to see them though. Maureen Pratt, an award-winning author and speaker, confesses her Cat...

An Innovative New Book Helps Consumers Find Out if Their Doctors are Following Official Treatment Guidelines

...escribing certain medications in certain circumstances, doctors can actually decrease patients' risk for complications and even death. Dr. Larson admits that educating health care consumers is a passion of hers and attributes much of her interest in the subject to her grandmother. "My grandmother ...

Pro-Life Spokeswoman Objects to FDA Approval of 'Morning-After Pill' for Minors Without Prescription

... their newly-conceived children. "The FDA describes Plan B as 'a contraceptive drug.' Although Plan B can prevent fertilization, the manufacturer admits it may also prevent an embryo from implanting in the womb, which is essential to his or her continued survival. Since it takes several days for the gr...

Report Ignores True Value of Chicago Hospitals

... at less than cost. On average, Illinois hospitals are reimbursed only about 90 percent of the cost of treating Medicare patients. The Report admits that at least 50% of hospital bad debt is provided to persons who likely would qualify for charity care. The reality is that most of a hospital's bad...

Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Licenses Its Leading European Blood and Laboratory Solutions to Homburg, Germany Clinic Blood Center

...omprising 100 buildings, 36 clinics and institutes where almost 5,000 are employed. It was founded in 1922 and has grown from 1,100 beds to 1,415 and admits 51,051 patients per year. About Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Global Med Technologies, Inc. is an international healthcare information te...

Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR and Interoperability Solution To Be Included as Part of Detroit Medical Center's Health IT Infrastructure

...ial healthcare provider of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and several other professional sports franchises in the region. DMC admits more than 93,000 patients each year. The partnership with DMC highlights Greenway's continued growth as healthcare providers begin utilizing gove...

EuroPRevent 09: Changing hearts and minds in the drive to prevent cardiovascular disease

...t promises to be the leading event of the year in preventive cardiology and we encourage you to mark the event in your news diaries. Professor Perk admits that none of the eight preventive measures are easily defined or easily achieved. How low should blood pressure go? How to reshape supersized kids? We...

APHA Misleads Americans About Fluoridation

... nutrient, the IOM sets adequate intake from all sources to avoid children's discolored teeth and upper limit to avoid crippling bone damage which IOM admits "is too high for persons with certain illnesses..."(9) APHA says that fluoridation reduced the incid...

University of Alberta organic chemist receives top young Canadian scientist prize

...It is really worthwhile to improve known reactions with boron chemistry because it is a less toxic element than many other elements," he said. Hall admits 2008 was a bit of a "golden year". Early in the year he received the Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research Award from the Canadian Society of C...

Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Surprisingly High Folate Levels, Study Finds

...of scientific discovery, with more than 150 experts in 50 medical specialties serving patients throughout Northern California and beyond. The hospital admits about 5,000 children each year, including 2,000 babies born in the hospital. UCSF is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide ...

Upcoming Packard/Stanford Autism Symposium a Catalyst for Collaboration among Researchers and Community

...eir children with autism grow up. To tackle these concerns, Feinstein will present his clinical perspective on the transition to adulthood, an area he admits is challenging. "Once people with autism are in their late teens, the available clinical resources and expertise plummet," he said. It can be tricky f...

A Study In This Month's Journal Of Nervous And Mental Disease Reveals Hope For Recovery From Suicidal Thinking And Treatment Resistant Mental Illness

... a point at which these individuals fundamentally stop thinking about dying and start thinking about living." Every week, the Austen Riggs Center admits new patients with such severe mental illness that they have not found sufficient help anywhere else. Psychiatrists call them "treatment resistant." In...

Eli Lilly and Company Agrees to Pay $1.415 Billion to Resolve Allegations of Off-Label Promotion of Zyprexa

...g agreements: A plea agreement signed by Eli Lilly admitting guilt to the criminal charge of misbranding. Specifically, Eli Lilly admits that between Sept. 1999 and March 31, 2001, the company promoted Zyprexa in elderly populations as treatment for dementia, including Alzheimer's demen...

Old gastrointestinal drug slows aging, McGill researchers say

...e can change the rate of aging. This might be why clioquinol is able to work on this diversity of diseases that are all age-dependent." However, he admits to being concerned about how people may interpret his results. "The danger is that you can buy a kilogram of this compound at a chemical wholesaler...

Exceeding the Government's Minimum Health Guidelines with a Treadmill Desk

... that exercise participant rates were lowest for those with less than a high school diploma (52.2%) and highest for college graduates (70.3%). The CDC admits that the information guidelines may be confusing and that "additional efforts are needed to further increase physical activity." While obes...

Holiday Health Tips From Packard Children's Hospital

...kids to discover alternatives on their own, which is more motivating than being directed to do so by their parents." (DISCLAIMER: Dr. Robinson admits that he finds Cherry Garcia tough to resist.) Links: See the academic profile of Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH, here http://med.stanford....

Affordable medicine plan goes global

...es would then cover only the marginal cost of production and distribution. The key is getting buy-in from a number of governments worldwide. Hollis admits that the timing is bad to be asking for cash during the current global economic crisis when the attention of the world's governments is focused elsewh...

Ricky Tomlinson Joins Lloydspharmacy Against Coronary Heart Disease

...rt Disease (CHD) as part of a new campaign for Lloydspharmacy. Ricky freely admits that he did not take his heart health seriously in the past and paid the pr...d a significant amount of weight loss later, Ricky says he is a new man. He admits that if his wife hadn't mentioned to his doctor that he had been a little b...

Democratic National Committee: Democrats Highlight McCain's Plan to Privatize Social Security in New Campaign

...his commitment to a third Bush term and how out of touch he is with the economic and retirement security challenges facing our country. Senator McCain admits that he doesn't understand the economy and is relies on out of touch advisors like Phil Gramm, so its no wonder he doesn't understand how dangerous hi...

Using Mediasite for Lecture Capture Found to Enhance Student Performance at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

...d research hospitals in the country. The 501-bed Medical Center is a provider of high-level, patient-focused medical care. Annually the Medical Center admits more than 27,000 patients, accepts more than 788,000 outpatient visits, receives nearly 48,000 patients for emergency room visits and performs more th...

National Rehabilitation Hospital Team Calls Work of US Army's Europe Regional Medical Command Impressive

...occupational injuries, cancer and cardiac disease that require medical rehabilitation, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions. Annually, NRH admits approximately 2,200 inpatients and provides nearly 350,000 ambulatory visits at 40 NRH Regional Rehab outpatient sites located in Washington, D.C., Su...

National Rehabilitation Hospital Team to Work with US Army to Improve Rehab Care for Wounded Soldiers

...occupational injuries, cancer and cardiac disease that require medical rehabilitation, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions. Annually, NRH admits approximately 2,200 inpatients and provides nearly 350,000 ambulatory visits at 40 NRH Regional Rehab outpatient sites located in Washington, D.C., Su...
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