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American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors PBS Master Carpenter Norm Abram for His Commitment to Eye Safety

Academy presents EyeSmart(TM) Award to Mr. Abram for 30-year dedication to promoting awareness of eye injuries Presentation ceremony held in office of Rep. Michael E. Capuano SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced today that it ...

NCPA Endorses U.S. Senator Norm Coleman for Re-Election

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct, 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is endorsing Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN), a one-term incumbent representing Minnesota, for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Bruce Roberts, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of NCPA, issued t...

Senator Norm Coleman Praised for Leading Successful Effort to Derail $11.4 Million Minnesota Medicare Cuts

Action Preserves Beneficiary Access to High Quality Nursing Home Care; Helps Preserve, Strengthen Intra-Facility Staffing Efforts JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the substantial benefit in protecting the nation's critical frontline-caregiver infrastructure, the Coalitio...

Bicycle Helmet Laws For Kids Effective But Not Yet the Norm

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies have shown wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle reduces one's risk of death by more than 50 percent, yet every three days, a child in the United States is killed while riding a bicycle, and every day at least 100 children are treated ...

X4 Labs to Create Solid Gold Male Enhancement Device for Rich Saudi Man

...to pay good money to spoil themselves." There is something tremendously selfish about the male ego, and subsequently orders for $35,000 may become the norm for companies like X4 Labs. Defying the ongoing economic crisis, $35,000 shows that some are still able to afford the lavish purchases of the ...

Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Medical Device Regulatory Training for the University of Michigan's Medical Innovation Center

...usiness professionals through education and research to ultimately improve health. For more information on VCI's latest innovations contact Dr. norm Howe at howen at vcillc.com or 734 274 4680. For more information on MIC's service offerings, please contact Brenda Jones at brenjone at umich.edu or ...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

...rom the "wellness" world. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -- With obesity, stress and chronic illness being the norm in today's fast-paced and sleep-deprived society, alternative medicine and natural health have become a great alternative to Western medicine, making ...

Breakthrough Nursing Home Alternative Now Available to Cincinnati Elders and Their Families at Deupree Cottages

...w their own routines rather than a schedule set by the staff. Helping prepare their favorite meal or rummaging in the refrigerator for a snack are the norm here rather than the exception. Episcopal Retirement Homes is the first to bring this breakthrough Person-Centered Care to Cincinnati, a philosoph...

Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

...mplete without the recognition of others who have made their own significant contributions to humanity. This year's award recipients included comedian norm Crosby; the 1961 New York Yankees, who were represented by Moose Skowron, Whitey Ford, Ralph Terry, Bob Turley, and Mickey Mantle's son David Mantle; ...

New Report Just Published: World Multiple Myeloma Therapeutics Market Report

...nd Monitoring (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4 Treatment Therapies: Move Up the Learning Curve II-4 Risk-Adapted Therapy: The New norm of Future Treatment II-5 New Generation Drugs in the Arsenal Against Multiple Myeloma II-5 Velcade(R) (Bortezomib) II-5 Thalomid(R) (Thali...

Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Dietary Supplement GMP Training for NSF International

... you to do it yourself. VCI writes INDs, IDEs, NDAs, 510Ks, PMAs, SOPs, and DMFs. For more information on VCI's latest innovations contact Dr. norm Howe at howen@vcillc.com " target="_new"> howen@vcillc.com or 734 274 4680. For more information on DBA Analytical's service offerings, please co...

Heritage Valley Health System Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record

...l drive greater integration and improvement in care delivery, better coordination of care, less duplication of effort, and better documentation," said norm Mitry, President & CEO of Heritage Valley Health System. "Whether it's the government's electronic prescribing mandate, quality based pay for perf...

Critical Information Network (CiNet(TM)) Launches to Provide eLearning Solutions to Public Safety, Healthcare and Industrial Operations Professionals

...firefighters, paramedics, nurses, and other essential personnel for over 20 years. The seasoned management team, led by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) norm Willox, is comprised of information solutions executives as well as former award-winning network television producers and multi-media industry profess...

Frost & Sullivan: SMBG Within Asia Pacific

...betes, the majority of the diabetes patients were unaware of the prevalence. Furthermore, while the usage of self-monitoring blood glucose system is a norm in most developed countries, the exposure of such system in most developing countries in APAC is still considerably low. In recognition of the favorab...

Veterans Health Administration Selects Essi Systems as Sole Source Provider to Reduce Workplace Stress

...vely with job-related stress, develops healthy behaviors, and increases job satisfaction and productivity. StressMap Online is extensively researched, norm tested and statistically reliable. It is confidential and secure - and a cost-effective way to reach every employee in an organization. Stress...

Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work

...ncluded a perceived lack of bike racks, showers or a place to freshen up before work or teaching, and an "office culture" where driving to work is the norm and there is limited support for walking or biking. Respondents also listed time constraints, weather, a need to go elsewhere before or after work ...

Omega-3 fatty acids may benefit cancer patients undergoing major operations

...ed nutrition as an adjunct therapy started at least 5 days before surgery. It should no longer be a surgeon's preference, but the standard of expected norm for the practice of elective complex gut cancer surgery". In conclusion, Professor John Reynolds said: "This study has provided an interesting ins...

Remuda Ranch Reports Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Can Take Spiritual Values and Practices to Unhealthy Levels

...d some of those people suffer from an often misunderstood form of OCD called scrupulosity -- an excessive concern with sin that goes well beyond the norm for an individual's religious group. "As research and understanding of OCD increased, the term scrupulosity was applied to a subgroup of individu...

SHAPE Raises Heart Attack Awareness on CBS Channel 11

...fessionals and the community. SHAPE believes that education and ongoing research are key elements in the success of programs designed to go beyond the norm in the early detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease. # # # Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/03/prweb2275664....

Study finds biological clue in brain tumor development

...adiotherapy and be more effective. The ultimate aim is to develop 'drugs' that target just the abnormal genes in cancer cells, rather than the current norm which involves the indiscriminate destruction of dividing cells which might be healthy or malignant. Overall, this is an important finding in a poorly...

Noisy workplaces can make workers deaf

... 53,000 workers. "More than 60 percent were exposed to noises exceeding the norm of 90 decibels (dB) per day, which is equivalent to the sounds that emanate...40 years. Throughout North America, including other Canadian provinces, the norm is set at 85 dB. This is a clear indication that Quebec is lax when it come...

SXC Health Solutions Awarded The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute's 2009 Innovation Award

...ntaining an annual cost trend which is much lower than the nation average." "PBMI's 2009 award recipients differentiate themselves from the industry norm by using creative, collaborative approaches to improving drug benefit programs," says Dana H. Felthouse, MBA, President of PBMI. "The Integrail-State ...

Scientists find gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease

...d elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have allowed people to live into their 30s or 40s. Despite these advances, the norm remains an ongoing decline in pulmonary function. ...

Night Shift Work Hard on the Heart

...million Americans perform shift work, which the National Sleep Foundation defines as any type of schedule that falls outside the standard nine-to-five norm for business hours. In the United States, factory workers, hospital staff, policemen, firefighters, pilots, road crews and truck drivers are some of t...

Cash for Gold USA Firmly Supports Fight Against Breast Cancer

...lliance was a long time in coming and now culminates the company's recent search for an important philanthropic program to support. According to norm Schneider, President of Cash for Gold USA, the company is now donating $1.00 for every Goldpak (TM) they receive from gold sellers during the course ...

On Sun Safety, Pool Staff May Take Cue From Others

...licies and participation in the Pool Cool program increased, but results differed across the two years," the researchers wrote. "In 2001, lower social norm scores and pool policy scores were associated with more reported sunburns. In 2002, teaching Pool Cool sun safety lessons was associated with fewer su...

Alliance for Pediatric Quality Supports New ANSI-Approved Standard for Child Health Passed by HL7

...ht fields are not appropriate for newborns; growth tracking and immunization management features are not standardized; there are no pediatric-specific norm values for physicians, families and patients to use to monitor lab results, vital signs and body measurements; and privacy is not adequately defined f...

T'is the season to be jolly?

...earch included analysis of 216 alcohol adverts, both in print and broadcast. While extreme drinking and determined drunkenness may be perceived as the norm amongst young people, there is some positive news from the research. Evidence suggests that increases in young people's alcohol consumption is levell...

Indiana University researchers revisit male bisexuality

...ale bisexuality: *Move away from a disease-focused lens. Dodge said the medical model of sexuality research has established heterosexuality as the norm even though Kinsey's findings indicated it was natural for people to move across the Kinsey Scale throughout their lives. *Improve sampling method...

Free Choice? Not For SEIU Members in California

... into a merged local. The vote used "pooled" voting, counting votes from all members together rather than tallying on a local-by-local basis as is the norm in many locals. SEIU officials gave unequal notice to the local unions when ballots were mailed, and the official voter guide falsely states that a me...

Senior Housing and Services Provider Ecumen Welcomes Jim Klobuchar to Its Changing Aging Blog

...iger in the Alps and from the edge of a sand trap. He was invited to lunch by royalty and to a fist fight by the late Minnesota Viking football coach, norm Van Brocklin. As an energetic builder of communities, he has found a way to teach football clinics for women and to lead 500-mile bike rides. In ...

Estrogen therapy could be dangerous for women with existing heart risk

... ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Hormone therapy could accentuate certain pre-existing heart disease risk factors and a heart health evaluation should become the norm when considering estrogen replacement, new research suggests. The research also showed that in women without existing atherosclerosis, hormone the...

Norm Botsford Joins Culbert Healthcare Solutions' Strategic Services Team

...s professional services firm, announced today that norm Botsford has joined the company as Principal Consu...care Solutions stressed, "We are delighted to have norm on our team. Our clients are under constant pressu...and provide the highest level of service possible. norm is well respected among his colleagues in the facu...

Senator Dean Barkley Pledges Action on HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... from Minnesota, has signed a pledge to support a comprehensive strategy to fight HIV/AIDS in the US and around the world. "We hope that Al Franken, norm Coleman and other candidates from Minnesota will also agree to sign the pledge," said Dr. Paul Zeitz, Executive Director of the Global AIDS Alliance F...

UCSF Launches Nationwide Clinical Trial Matching Web Site for Breast Cancer

...l patients." By making information about trials easy to find, BreastCancerTrials.org hopes to make consideration of clinical trial participation the norm rather than the exception. By helping patients find and evaluate trials for which they may be eligible, and by encouraging and facilitating patient en...

Steroid treatment offers no benefit in preemies, Hopkins Children's study suggests

..."We were intrigued and somewhat surprised, but contrary to what we expected, low cortisol levels do not appear to be dangerous and may actually be the norm in premature babies," said study lead investigator Susan Aucott, M.D., a neonatologist at Hopkins Children's. "What this means is we should really thi...

Big Tobacco's Grip on Colleges and Students Loosens, But Still Holding Strong: New Report Examines Trends on Campuses

...onsoring promotions in bars and nightclubs to encourage smoking as a social norm in efforts to move students from "experimental" to pack-a-day smokers. The report indicates many students view smoking as a social norm among their peers. In the fall of 2006, the American College Health Associa...

Actuaries to Host Forum on Public Pension Disclosures

...stitute on Retirement Security Paul Angelo, Senior Vice President and Actuary, The Segal Company norm Jones, Chief Actuary, Gabriel Roeder, Smith & Company Nancy Kopp, Maryland State Treasurer Ron Mulvihill, Employee Benefits ...

Dole, Burr Praised for Helping Lead Senate Effort to Stop $21.8 Million North Carolina Medicare Cuts

..., and were among the very first Senators to co-sign a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt." The letter, led by Senators norm Coleman (R-MN) and Kent Conrad (D-ND), expressed their deep concern that high-quality skilled nursing care for America's seniors would be threatened i...

Peter Ell receives SNM's Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award

...dvancing molecular imaging and developing clinical applications of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), a technique that has become the norm across the world. He pioneered the use of HMPAO, a radiopharmaceutical tracer compound used to detect regional cerebral blood. This tracer can present...
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