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Both good/bad movie characters who smoke influence teens to do the same

HANOVER, NH Dartmouth researchers have determined that movie characters who smoke, regardless of whether they are "good guys" or "bad guys," influence teens to try smoking. The study, published in the July 2009 issue of the journal Pediatrics , is titled "Adolescent Smoking: Who Matters More, Go...

Recovered Lyme Disease and US Track and Field Athlete Attends Movie Premiere of LymeLife

In New York City- Athlete and Lymelife's writer and producer have something in common- Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease advocate and athlete, Perry Fields, attends first major movie about Lyme Disease. Wanting to celebrate the movie and to decide for herself if the potrayal of Lyme Disease is correct,...

Smoking, Drinking Should Matter in Movie Ratings, Parent Survey Finds

But, they underestimate potential impact film scenes have on their kids,, TUESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Although many parents believe smoking and drinking alcohol should be factored into movie ratings, fewer than half of parents surveyed felt such behaviors warranted an "R" rati...

Imagilys Releases Patiencys, a 3D-animation Movie to Improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality and Safety

MRI Safety Week, which commemorates a tragic accident in which a child was killed by a projectile in the MRI scanner in 2001, is the occasion for Imagilys to announce the official release of Patiencys, a 3D animation movie that explains the basic safety rules and, more generally, what to expect f...

Why is the Sex & the City Movie a Mega-Blockbuster?

Dr. Diana Kirschner Explains the Psychology Behind It NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sex and the City grossed an estimated $55.7 million for its opening weekend, beating out the new Indiana Jones movie, much to Hollywood's surprise. No other romantic comedy has ever opened with suc...

Global Sound Conference Invites Los Angeles Residents to Experience the Latest in Stress Relief with Free Exhibits, Live Music, Movie Screenings and More

Four Day Event Brings Dose of Serenity to Stressed-Out City; Free Healing Sessions in Massive Exhibition Hall Showcasing Hottest in Sound-Based Health Technologies LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Sound Conference, whose purpose is to explore the many...

'Awake' the Movie Highlights the Need for 'Goldilocks' Anesthesia, Says Dr. Barry L. Friedberg, Developer of Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitored Propofol Ketamine Sedation, Now Trademarked as Minimally Invasive Anesthesia (MIA)(R)

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Awake' the movie is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. It has been 30 years since Robin Cook's 'Coma' captured and t...

Actor Joe Pantoliano Discloses Depression; Talks About His Latest Movie and His Sensitive Side

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Joe Pantoliano reveals a personal history of depression and his belief that his mother struggled with untreated bipolar disorder, in a guest blog entry http://www.nami.org/blog published today by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAM...

A sty in Actress Konkona Sharma Disrupts the Shooting of Bi- Lingual movie 'Sunglass'

The Shooting of Director Rituparno Ghosh’s film “Sunglass” was unfortunately bought to a halt today in Mumbai. This was due to actress Konkona Sen Sharma’s right eye swelling// up forcing the production crew to pack up for the day. Apparently make up could not conceal the swollen area. But th...

US Politicians Urge Movie Moghuls To Add Anti-Smoking Announcements

US politicians have petitioned Hollywood movie executives to add anti-smoking public service announcements to all DVD releases which shows stars smoking. According to contactmusic.com, Maryland Attorney General // Joseph Curran initiated the petition after noting scientific research that sugge...

Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability

Watching graphically violent or emotional scenes in a movie may induce enough stress to interfere with your problem solving ability, says a study. Next time you sit down to watch a violent or // emotional movie, beware. It could harm your problem-solving ability. David Beversdorf, a neurolog...

Tickets on Sale Now for World-Renowned 'Bodies...The Exhibition' At Mall of America(R)

...water Adventures(R) Aquarium, a 1.2 million gallon walk-through aquarium; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall of America(TM) - a 14-screen movie theater with VIP theatre and more. The Mall opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and ...

Nurse Turned Filmmaker Makes Lifesaving Film

...scrubs and chemical drugs and armed himself with a movie to help save lives. After seeing so many deaths d...ow he's going to tell the world what he found. The movie titled "inGREEDients" is already causing quite a s...first attempt at a documentary. "It's the scariest movie I've ever seen and it's NOT a horror movie." ...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...t sound dramatic, you know, the "in-case I get hit by a bus insurance policy," but I'm a filmmaker and what happened to me sometimes feels more like a movie than actually my life. Two years ago last month, I got hit by the "bus." I heard those words, the three most terrifying words that you can ...

Study Shows a Link Between Schizophrenia & Genetic Mutations

... including the economics professor with mild schizophrenia described in the movie "A Beautiful Mind". Some of the homeless population are affected with schizophrenia, as illustrated by the recent movie "The Soloist". MicroRNAs (miRNA) are a large family of small, non...

Wine & Latin Food: They Said It Would Never Last

...nt Owners Music by Jose Rizo and the Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars Join the filmmaker and some of the cast of the movie Bottle Shock Visuals: More than 1,000 people, 40 wine and food tasting stations, live music, a Live Auction...

Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

... of the need to minimize their child's exposure to movie smoking," she said. "So even if their child plays ...parents can go to Web sites to check out whether a movie has smoking scenes or not. In addition, ratings ar...smokers increased from lowest to highest levels of movie smoking exposure by the same amount, 19.3 percent,...

A New Jersey Charity Seeks Serious Inquiries for Historic 35mm Film Print of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Music Video

... CBS Records and author of "Howling at the Moon: The Odyssey of a Monstrous Music Mogul in an Age of Excess". Mr. Yetnikoff's donation was a movie release quality 35mm film print of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" music video that had been personally presented to him by Michael Jackson. ...

Extreme Heat Causes Major Health Problems for Older Adults

...ummer months: Use air conditioning in the home or go where it's air-conditioned -- a shopping mall, grocery store, senior center, movie theatre, museum or library, for example. (Fans are not effective enough to adequately cool down the body during intense heat waves.) Drink a ...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

...the original data set may have missed important developmental genes, it isn't yet possible to draw any strong biological conclusion from the resulting movie of gene network evolution, Xing said, but the analysis nevertheless illustrates the promising utility of Tesla. "To our knowledge, Tesla represents ...

Cox Movies Under the Moon(R) Offers Big-Screen Hits Under the Stars

...is shown using state-of-the-art digital projection on a giant 40-foot by 20-foot outdoor screen with a Dolby surround sound system similar to those in movie theaters. This year's scheduled movies include several popular box office favorites: Wednesday, June 24 -- Kung Fu Panda (PG) Thursday, J...

Jackson, Rockefeller obesity researchers share Shaw Prize

...n 1997. His many honors include election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1998 and the 2005 Gairdner Foundation Award. Established by Chinese movie executive and philanthropist Run Run Shaw, the Shaw Prize "honors individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Program

...ed as being addicted to prescription drugs, needs treatment or dies. Per Tami Pacheco, the Executive Director of Desert Oasis Recovery , "When a movie star or music artist dies or is admitted into a treatment facility careful attention is paid to those well known people and in turn they do get help. ...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

...o put across that it's nothing to be ashamed of to have a stutter," said Blunt, 26, perhaps best known for her work alongside Meryl Streep in the 2006 movie The Devil Wears Prada . While accepting her award, an emotional Blunt -- whose grandfather, uncle and cousin also stuttered -- told the audience ...

Apes Love a Good Laugh, Too

...great apes. You see these behaviors and you see something you can relate to." The late comedian John Belushi, star of Saturday Night Live and the movie Animal House , probably would have agreed. More information To learn more about primate behavior, visit the Yerkes National Primate Research...

Nuvilex Launches Video Marketing Campaign

...nch Q3 2009 (July) in North America and Q4 2009 (October) worldwide. The Last Shot Hangover Remedy will air on various platforms including television, movie previews, and the Internet. Miller + Partners has been engaged to produce Nuvilex' video campaign. About Miller + Partners For over two dec...

HDNet World Report Investigates an Alarming String of Murders Committed by Iraq War Veterans

... of the 1950s-1970s, to favorite films from the 1980s and 1990s, to recently released theatrical films. HDNet Movies offers subscribers a premium movie viewing experience in true HD, and more original movies shot entirely in HD than any other network. Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Ma...

Hanes(R) Teams up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) and Actress Sarah Chalke to Comfort Those Affected by Breast Cancer

...es her long-time friendship with survivor Geralyn Lucas (author of "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy," which was adapted into the Lifetime channel movie in which Chalke stars). Chalke's commitment to cancer is also a result of her close relationship with her aunt and grandmother, who both succumbed to ...

Dining Out With Food Allergies

...es a fast casual concept called Uno Due Go (R) , a quick serve concept called UNO Express(R), and a consumer foods division which supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, schools and supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private-label foods and branded Uno products. F...

Uno Chicago Grill(R) Partners With American Celiac Disease Alliance to Raise Money During Celiac Awareness Month in May

...es a fast casual concept called Uno Due Go (R) , a quick serve concept called Uno Express(R), and a consumer foods division which supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, schools and supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private-label foods and branded Uno products. F...

Return of Swine Flu in the Fall Worries Health Officials

... Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools were to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. ...

CDC Shifts Swine Flu Focus to Likely Impact in the Fall

... Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools were to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. ...

U.S. Now Leads World in Swine Flu Cases

... Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday that the swin...

Martha Byrne (ex-Lily ATWT) and Scott Bryce (ex-Craig ATWT) to be Interviewed Live

...ght, and Hearts are Wild. Byrne also appeared in several television movies, with featured roles in When the Cradle Falls, Pink Lightning, and the HBO movie Anna to the Infinite Power, where she played the title role. Byrne is best known for her role on the CBS Daytime soap opera As the World Turns, portr...

Third U.S. Swine Flu Death Reported

... Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday that the swin...

Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in U.S. Near 2,300 Mark

... Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday that the swin...

As Swine Flu Cases Mount, CDC Says U.S. Hasn't 'Dodged a Bullet'

...while in Mexico, the country continued to emerge Friday from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday that the swin...

Person-to-Person Transmission Now Common Route for Swine Flu in U.S.

...s. Meanwhile in Mexico City, the government has now allowed all businesses to reopen, the Associated Press reported. This includes sports arenas, movie theaters and restaurants. However, businesses must screen for those who might be sick and surgical masks will still be mandatory for workers and custo...

U.S. Swine Flu Count Nears 1,900; Person-to-Person Transmission Now Common

...while in Mexico City, the government has now allowed all businesses to reopen, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. This includes sports arenas, movie theaters and restaurants. However, businesses must screen for those who might be sick and surgical masks will still be mandatory for workers and custo...

WHO May Soon Order Global Production of Swine Flu Vaccine

...utioned. In Mexico City, the government has now allowed all businesses to reopen, according to the Associated Press . This includes sports arenas, movie theaters and restaurants. However, businesses must screen for those who might be sick and surgical masks will still be mandatory for workers and custo...
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