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Lack of insurance drives El Pasoans across the border for healthcare

One-third of El Paso's residents cross the Texas-Mexico border to Ciudad Juarez to purchase medication and health care services, according to a study by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health El Paso Regional campus. Results from this study are published in the February...

Protecting Those Who Protect America... Border Patrol Agent Luis Pena Now Quadriplegic From 'Roof Crush' in Rollover

PHILADELPHIA, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was around 8 PM on the evening of October 18, 2007 when Border Patrol Agent, Luis Pena Jr., was found by his partner in his Ford F-250 XL on the side of the road -- the victim of a rollover. Pena has no memory of that night and no memory at al...

HDNet's 'Dan Rather Reports' Investigates the Possibility of a Better Health Care System North of the Border

'Everyone's Covered' presents a view of nationalized health care - Tuesday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET DALLAS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This Tuesday's "Dan Rather Reports" takes a look into the state of universal health care in Canada, weighing both the pros and cons of the system that has bee...

India Sounds Bird Flu Alert in Border States

India continues to be free from the dreaded avian influenza but alert has been sounded in the states bordering// Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the health ministry said Friday. "The country continues to be free from the avian influenza virus as on date. As a precautionary measure, states b...

Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory

The vice president of Sandia National Laboratories, Gerry Yonas was the first to visualize a need for laboratories in the Mexican border. This led to the development of the BiNational Sustainability Laboratory (BNSL), which extends over an area of 4000 square feet at Santa Teresa. This will mai...

Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres

In an initiative to combat HIV infection among its cadres, the Border Security Force (BSF) is introducing free condom counters in every border outpost along West Bengal's international boundary. // The counters are part of the Project Prahari initiative launched in collaboration with the state ...

Red Cross Promotes Prevention, Control of TB Along U.S. - Mexican Border

WASHINGTON, While the global health community and residents of several countries are concerned about news reports of the estimated 100 people who may have contracted tuberculosis (TB) from an infected airplane passenger recently, the American Red Cross has been working for two years along the U.S....

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

Flash-lit by synchronized lasers, a nightclub heaving with Hong Kong teenagers vibrates to the latest dance hit as a pair cavort on stage dressed in the skimpiest of outfits. "Scream louder if you want more," a DJ shouts to the cavernous hall, while on stage the male dancer in low-cut jean...

Free Herceptin Treatment for Those Who Live Over the Welsh Border

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital treats people from Shropshire and parts of Wales. Breast cancer patients from England must pay £47,000 to get the wonder drug Herceptin but Welsh women get it for free. // This discrimination arose when the Primary Care Trust in Shropshire refused to pay for Herceptin f...

Mexico Ministry: No Bird Flu Infection Across US Border

Ministers belonging to the Mexico’s agricultural ministry have denied the presence of any bird flu infection across the U.S. border//. 'We are free of highly-pathogenic bird flu,' said Jose Angel del Valle, the ministry's animal health director. Rumors regarding bird flu infection were raised...

Nine National Birds found dead in Tamil Nadu-Kerala Border

Coimbatore: Tamilnadu-Kerala border witnessed some excitement today, with nine peacocks found dead near a farm at K G Chavadi//, according to forest department sources. A special team from the department was deputed to hold first level investigations into the death of the birds. Post mortem wa...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border

Custom officials in Hong Kong have been put on high alert following the detection of the deadly avian influenza (H5N1) among birds and poultry. // The officials have been instructed to keep a strict vigilance regarding the smuggling of birds and poultry into the territory. The proposed move h...

Russia warns against travel to Turkey, Iran closes border

Russians should avoid travelling to Turkey after seven confirmed cases of bird flu, the chief state epidemiologist Gennady Onishchenko said on Sunday // . Turkey is the sixth country where the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus has jumped from poultry to people, the first human infections outside east...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...g, the market leading hydrocellular wound dressing, grew well in the quarter with strong sales of the new ALLEVYN™ Gentle, ALLEVYN™ Gentle border and ALLEVYN™ Ag products. Advanced Wound Management's new manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China was officially opened in June this year. ...

Teknipure Cleanroom Wipers Offer Innovative Solutions for Contamination Control Engineers

...roprietary cleanroom laundering methods. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) July 28, 2009 -- Teknipure cleanroom wipers has developed a border seal technology through the use of pressure and heat to provide maximum fiber and particle retention. The edge of the wiper is then ultrasonically sea...

Tijuana Newspaper, Zeta Tijuana, Releases Detailed List of Day Care Center Owners and Their Total Earnings; Interchildren, Inc. Calls for Newspaper Boycott

...i Grey, co-owner of Interchildren, Inc. an international childcare consulting and development group, and a childcare center owner on both sides of the border in San Diego. "While much of the information is available to the public, disclosing income totals along with names turns these good families into imme...

Risky sexual behavior among male clients of Tijuana sex workers heightens risk of HIV transmission

...tem, San Diego. Tijuana, located in Baja California, directly across the border with San Diego, has a thriving sex industry and is a popular destination fo...V-infected. "Male clients of female sex workers in the San Diego-Tijuana border region act as a bridge that can potentially transmit HIV and other STIs to ...

Physician Hospitals of America Charges: Hospital Associations Bargain Away $155 Billion in Medicare Funding in Attempt to Destroy Physician Hospitals

...ians practice in these facilities and the vast majority of them have no investment interest in the hospital. ONE ILLUSTRATION: THE IOWA-NEBRASKA border One case in particular, illustrates the problems with the policy to ban physician ownership. Bellevue Hospital in Bellevue, Nebraska is sch...

First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1

... personal interest and put a high priority on education.     “The results show that the majority of the top 10 ranked states border or are near the Atlantic or Pacific oceans and appear to have an advantage when it comes to brain health: One hypothesis is the accessibility of fish ...

Brinker International Announces Support of Senate's Agreement on Uniform Nutrition Disclosure

...00 restaurants in 29 countries and two territories and employs more than 125,000. Brinker restaurant brands include Chili's Grill & Bar(R), On The border Mexican Grill & Cantina(R), and Maggiano's Little Italy(R). Brinker also holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill(R). The company wa...

Revitalized Village Sparkles in the North Country

...pleasure don't mix? ROUSES POINT, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Settled in 1783 by Canadian refugees, Rouses Point is not only on the northernmost border of New York State, it's also where Lake Champlain meets the rest of the world. Named after Jacques Rouse, an early settler in the area, the villa...

Maggiano's Little Italy(R) Celebrates Sixth Annual 'Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish(R)' in Chicago

...sual dining companies, with more than 1,700 restaurants in 27 countries. Other Brinker restaurant brands include Chili's(R) Grill & Bar and On The border Mexican Grill & Cantina(R). For more information, visit www.maggianos.com . About the Make-A-Wish Foundation The Make-A-Wish Foundat...

In Both the U.S. and Mexico, we Must Advance not Retreat From Strategic Government Goals Regarding Drug Addiction and Drug-Related Crime, Says Narconon International

...cking. Whether there was a direct connection is a moot point. These two incidents are only the latest violence in the drug wars along the US/Mexican border . "We salute the staff of La Vida," says Carr, "for their dedication and courage. We must also recognize that drug rehab staffs everywhere conf...

Gains on Uninsured, Reducing Shortages of Nurses/Physicians, Health Care Funding Among Session's Successes

...9.7 million. This investment will translate to jobs for decades to come," he added. "Those residing in rural and medically underserved areas along the border and in large cities should have better access to doctors, thanks to a loan repayment program and new authority for certain public hospitals to employ ...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

...babwe border. The grant will provide critical support for child protection and welfare services for 1,500 unaccompanied and vulnerable children in the border town of Musina, South Africa. "I've seen first-hand how dire the situation is for Zimbabwean refugees in South Africa. Women are being raped, or...

Purolator USA Offers Canadian Customs Expertise for Medical Device Exports

... into regulatory processes that can facilitate the border clearance process and even cut costs," says ...s. "A logistics provider either has cross border expertise or it doesn't. No medical device manufa...A is the recognized name in the industry for cross border logistics," Jensen added. For more inform...

Nearly 1 million Californians seek medical care in Mexico annually

...s at home, nearly 1 million Californians cross the border each year to seek medical care in Mexico, accordin... than people born in the U.S. Heading south of the border further reduces the demand on U.S. facilities." ...s the most, with 15 percent reporting crossing the border during a year's time for health services. Half of ...

H1N1: What You Should Know

...of panic about the H1N1 (swine influenza). School districts closed down. Intramural sports statewide were cancelled. Some even suggested closing the border with Mexico, where approximately three quarters of a million people routinely cross back and forth every day. The panic certainly was fueled by the m...

VersaCourt's Basketball Court Makes a Mom's Dream Come True

...slab, and labor" said Danny Little, CEO of VersaCourt. The gray basketball court, which was revealed to the family May 8, has a navy lane and border and includes a fleur de lis (flower of life) customized logo which was Shawna's favorite symbol. Also included with the court is a Goalsetter MVP Bas...

Brain Stimulation Therapy Eases Tough-to-Treat Depression

...ting area because, up to now, everyone's heard of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's and for essential tremor, but these are additional areas that border neurology and psychiatry where we're just beginning to understand what happens in terms of the brain chemistry and the brain electricity," he continue...

Obama Administration Might Recommend Three Flu Shots for Americans This Fall

...id, health officials could decide to produce doses for only a portion of the population. Meanwhile, a Texas woman who lived along the U.S.-Mexico border and had chronic health problems died this week after contracting swine flu, state health officials said Tuesday. The death of the woman, who lived ...

Texas Officials Report 2nd Swine Flu Death in U.S.

...here's no longer a need to close schools due to outbreak TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- A Texas woman who lived along the U.S.-Mexico border and had chronic health problems died this week after contracting swine flu, state health officials said Tuesday. The death of the woman, who lived ...

First Swine Flu Death Reported in U.S.

...e people under age 18, but patients range in age from 8 to 81, he said. border surveillance has been increased to actively look for cases of infection, he...will become sick," he said. He also said U.S. officials were questioning border visitors about their health, looking for signs of possible infection. ...

UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation 'Taste for a Cure' Honors Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman

...30 wineries from the Oakville Winegrowers in Oakville, Napa Valley. Participating restaurants are XIV, CUT, The Bazaar, Pizzeria Mozza, Osteria Mozza, border Grill and AK Restaurant + Bar. Since 1996, the event has raised funds for highest priority cancer research at UCLA . Past honorees include Kevi...

U.S. Reports First Swine Flu Death

...y become sick, what things they can do to prevent the likelihood that they will become sick," he said. He also said U.S. officials were questioning border visitors about their health, looking for signs of possible infection. More information For more on swine flu, visit the U.S. Centers for Dise...

Topical cream studied as way to treat skin cancer without the knife

...mole. There are several warning signs of melanoma. Identifying these signs is as easy as ABCDE: Asymmetry one half is unlike the other half border irregular, scalloped or poorly defined border Color varied from one area to another; shades of tan and brown, black; sometimes white, red or blue ...

Swine Flu Plans Triggering Difficult Legal Questions, Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney

...n cause significant disruptions. Clients need to determine whether they will follow voluntary quarantines affecting their workforce, or how tightened border screening of potentially contaminated goods and travelers will affect their logistics and business travel requirements. These questions are best aske...

AFGE: TSA Must Do More to Protect Its Workforce and the Public

...workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia, including tens of thousands of DHS employees in agencies such as the border Patrol, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal Protective Service, FEMA and TSA. ...

U.S. Swine Flu Cases Surpass 60

...y become sick, what things they can do to prevent the likelihood that they will become sick," he said. He also said U.S. officials were questioning border visitors about their health, looking for signs of possible infection. In Mexico, authorities continued to take dramatic steps to try to contain the...

Some Reports Put Number of U.S. Swine Flu Cases at 50

...y become sick, what things they can do to prevent the likelihood that they will become sick," he said. He also said U.S. officials were questioning border visitors about their health, looking for signs of possible infection. The fast-unfolding events in the United States -- where all 40 cases have bee...
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