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JBFCS Surpasses Fundraising Goal For Hudson Valley Bike Ride Despite Difficult Financial Times

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today JBFCS ( www.jbfcs.org ) announced that it beat its original goal for first time fundraising event -- the Hudson Valley Bike Ride. The human services agency started with a target of $250,000. To date, it has raised more than...

Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study by researchers from the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of Medicine published online July 13, 2009 in the journal Pediatrics reports that the parents of children with special health care needs are doing a good job...

Finding a New Doctor Becoming More Difficult for Medicare Recipients Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

The American College of Physicians estimates the number of internists will decline by 2025, and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission indicates finding a new primary physician became more difficult for seniors—meaning that Medicare recipients should consider shopping early for the best...

UPDATE: Swine Flu Spread Will Trigger Difficult Legal Questions for Employers Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney

Note to News Outlets: This is a corrected update of a press release issued on April 28. Please discard earlier release. Managing impacted workforces and potential liabilities are just a few of the challenges facing employers NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Business managers followi...

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

Managing sick and concerned workers, navigating quarantine barriers and liabilities are just a few of the impact areas facing epidemic-wary managers NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Business managers following swine flu's (H1N1 influenza) spread and monitoring government advisories should p...

DMEC Think Tank Addresses 'Extreme Productivity' in Difficult Economic Environment

SAN DIEGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) today released its 2008 Think Tank report entitled, "Extreme Productivity: Are Your Employees Hitting the Wall?" This in-depth report addresses the urgent challenges faced by employers trying to maintain employe...

Roche Announces Significant Price Reduction of Two ACCU-CHEK(R) Glucose Monitoring Kits to Help Customers With Diabetes During These Difficult Economic Times

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that people with diabetes will see a significant price reduction on the price of both the ACCU-CHEK(R) Aviva and ACCU-CHEK(R) Compact Plus Meter Care Kits, effective immediately. "We are pleased to be able to provide our custome...

High blood pressure may make it difficult for the elderly to think clearly

Adding another reason for people to watch their blood pressure, a new study from North Carolina State University shows that increased blood pressure in older adults is directly related to decreased cognitive functioning, particularly among seniors with already high blood pressure. This means that ...

'Mega' Pediatric Group Allows Doctors to Focus on Patient Care as the Business Side of Private Practice Becomes More Difficult to Sustain

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most pediatricians, Fatema Meah, M.D. became a doctor because she loves caring for children and working with their families. However, when she entered private practice, she was frustrated with how much of her time was being consumed by paperwork and ...

Newborns exposed to maternal smoking more irritable, difficult to soothe

PROVIDENCE, RI Previous studies have shown that babies exposed to tobacco in utero are more likely to have a low birth weight and are at increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome. Now new research by The Miriam Hospital reveals that these babies are also less likely to self-soothe and are m...

Healthcare Resources Available in Difficult Times

Eli Lilly and Company committed to helping people address health needs INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In these troubling economic times, people may be unable to make their healthcare a priority and may feel that they don't have the money to visit their doctor or fill a prescr...

Bill Ferguson's New Book, Get Your Power Back: It Only Takes One Person to Heal a Difficult Relationship

HOUSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Most relationships have some degree of conflict or distance. The majority of marriages end in divorce and the number of romantic relationships that end in heartbreak are countless. In his new book, Get Your Power Back, Bill Ferguson states that when a relatio...

New lymphoma therapies targets diverse and difficult cancer

NEW YORK (April 24, 2008) -- The fifth leading cause of cancer in the United States, lymphoma is made up of more than 40 rare and highly diverse diseases that target the body's lymphatic system. Lymphomas include both one of the fastest growing cancers -- Burkitt's lymphoma, which can double in s...

Potential viral therapy weapon for difficult cancers is safe and effective in study

CINCINNATI Combining a herpes virus genetically altered to express a drug-enhancing enzyme with a chemotherapy drug effectively and safely reduced the size of highly malignant human sarcoma grafted into mice. This new finding may add to the growing arsenal of so called oncolytic viruses under dev...

Antibiotic treatment targets difficult asthma

Hunter researchers have shown that a commonly available antibiotic can improve the quality of life of patients with difficult asthma, and may also generate significant health care savings. Results of a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a top inte...

Cancer risks for urban African-American women grow, healthy diets more difficult to maintain

ATLANTA Women living in the inner city have difficulty meeting dietary goals that could help prevent cancer, according to a report from Johns Hopkins University researchers. In a study of African-American women living in public housing within Washington, D.C., the researchers found that the major...

Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents: A Survival Manual for Parents of Difficult Children by Norman E. Hoffman, Ph.D.

Renowned Therapist Challenges Modern Psychology and Explodes Myths of 'Why Bad Kids Happen' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Some children have a genetic predisposition to bad behavior and are more difficult to raise than others. The notion of 'there are n...

Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS

There seems to be an acute shortage of jobs for the physiotherapist at the NHS. Many of the newly qualified physiotherapists cannot find a permanent job in the NHS as posts are being frozen to save money. There is huge waiting list of patients waiting for treatment from the physiotherapist. F...

Google could help diagnose difficult medical cases

Internet search engine Google could help physicians facing problems in diagnosing difficult cases, says a new study//. Doctors at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia , identified 26 difficult diagnostic cases published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2005. They incl...

Lumping a Lumpectomy Difficult for One-third of Women

Nearly a third of women who under go lumpectomy feel that the outcome is a significant compromise on cosmetics, affecting the way// their breasts look, a recent survey has revealed. The annual American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Plastic Surgery 2006 conference in San Francisco was wit...

Female Genital Mutilation May Lead To Difficult Childbirth:Rep

Women who have had female genital mutilation (FGM) are significantly more likely to experience difficulties during childbirth //and their babies are more likely to die as a result of the gruesome practice, a new United Nations study has shown. The study, the first to give clear evidence of th...

Sperm Retrieval, Difficult in Klinefelter’s Syndrome Patients after 35 Year

A Japanese researcher Dr. Hiroshi Okada with his colleagues conducted a study which proved that the Sperm extraction is very difficult after the age of 35 in case of men suffering from Klinefelter's syndrome. // The study was conducted at the University School of Medicine in Tokyo. The results o...

Unwed mothers find it difficult to attract potential life partner

Women who have children out of an extramarital relationship are less likely to marry when compared to other single women of their age. But even if they do marry, their husbands tend to be less well-matched, in terms of age // and educational background. The data for the study was collected fro...

Asthma Patients With Sinusitis More Difficult To Treat

A new study shows sinusitis in asthma patients tends to be more severe and resistant to medical treatment. However, researchers suggest patients // can have dramatic improvement in symptoms when a full range of medical and surgical options is used. In the study patients with asthma were found to...

HRT: A Difficult Decision

Women taking hormone replacement therapy may want to talk to their doctors about whether to stay on the drugs. A new study involving over a million women// provides strong evidence that the use of HRT is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer. The study found combination HRT puts women at ...

Sepsis treatment functions best in difficult cases

According to a new analysis suggests that anti-inflammatory agents work best in cases of sepsis which are life-threatening. Sepsis is a condition of overwhelming infection, in which bacteria invade the blood stream.// It is potentially fatal, because it carries the risk of multiple organ failure. ...

Diagnosing Bipolar Symptoms in Children is Difficult

At least one-third of the time, the symptoms of bipolar disorder first appear in childhood or adolescence. However, in children, it can be difficult //to distinguish bipolar symptoms from those of other disorders, notes the May 2007 issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter. Children, especia...

Rare Gonorrhea Strain Makes Diagnosis Very Difficult

A certain gonorrhea strain has titillated the curiosity of investigators, by defying the norm. A key enzyme, called prolyliminopeptidase//, which helps in the diagnosis of the disease, is absent in this strain of gonorrhea. The existing diagnostic evaluation methods do not recognize this new strain...

Obesity Makes Treatment of HCV Difficult

Research conducted by scientists at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota has revealed that obesity was a metabolic condition, which could interfere //with the treatment for the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Lead researcher Dr. Michael R. Charlton and his colleagues have found that obese patients trea...

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...-date period, which is comparable to the capital spending reported in the same period last year. "We are pleased with our performance in this difficult economy, but we remain cautious about the significant challenges that lie ahead. Results for the first six months of the year are historically the st...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... With breech presentation, vaginal birth can be far more difficult. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, it can be difficult to guide the baby's head out of the mother's body last because the baby's body might not have stretched the cervix sufficiently. And a prolapsed cord ...

MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care

...of Missouri, explains how consumers can find the best eldercare options in their communities. "Making the right choice for long-term care often is a difficult and discouraging task for older adults and their families and friends," said Rantz, author and professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing. "Consum...

AlloSource Chosen as Healthcare Finalist in 2009 'Top Companies'

...s are finding a way to sustain profits through operational excellence, innovation, and hard work," said Bart Taylor, ColoradoBiz Publisher. "In such difficult times, it's even more important to recognize the great work being done by businesses in our communities. This is at the core of the Top Company missio...

NATB Announces Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)

...unteers and entertainment for our families. Our families are going through difficult medical situations with their child, and NATB is giving them a chance to re...sion to support families - both financially and emotionally - during a very difficult time in their lives." In August 2009, NATB will commence their par...

Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

...his measure excludes strategic developments, undetermined special charges and the impact of significant litigation. Such items may be highly variable, difficult to predict and of a size that sometimes have substantial impact on the company's reported operations for a period. Often, prospective quantification o...

Integralis Expert Resource Available to Discuss Twitter Denial of Service Attack and Web 2.0 Security

...ts within Twitter that are taken over, unknown to the users, that in a very difficult to detect manner are made to send messages through the neural social network in a way that is difficult to detect and stop. The very nature of Web 2.0 makes it prone to denial of ...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...n of the health care system they wanted to see, and then worked through the difficult tradeoffs they would be prepared to make to realize that vision and to pay ...rs to increase their options, anticipate obstacles, and broaden support for difficult decisions. And they enable dialogue participants to better understand, con...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

...ticals and a wide range of customers within each segment. This diversification has helped us to grow our business and expand our sales pipeline during difficult economics times. As a result of our strong financial and operational performance in the first half of the year and our positive outlook for the second...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

...at a child learns in school is taken in visually. An undetected vision problem can make learning to read, and answering questions from the blackboard difficult and embarrassing for students. One in four children is likely to need vision correction while they are school aged according to The American Pub...

MedCath Corporation Reports Third Quarter Earnings

...ble assumptions, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant economic, regulatory and competitive uncertainties and contingencies that are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and are beyond our control including, but not limited to, enactment of changes in federal law that would limit phy...
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