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Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest in the US, is believed to have agreed to pay sexual abuse victims around $660 million, the largest such settlement in recent history . The amount, which would average a little more than $1.3 million per plaintiff, exceeded earlier r...

Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features

A new survey has found that British women, who are dissatisfied with their bodies, would rather opt for a fake tan to mask themselves up, than do some exercise. Three-quarters dont like the way they look, while one in five admit they feel far better about themselves if they look bronzed, a...

Brazil Opts for Indian Drugs Bypassing Merck

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has allowed his country to ignore US pharmaceutical giant Merck's patent on AIDS drug Efavirenz and opted for a cheaper generic alternative from India. With a decree he signed Friday, Brazil will be able to import generic versions of Efavirenz fro...

Jordan Opts to Go for Vaginoplasty Surgery

Jordan a.k.a., Katie Price wants to 'tighten up' her vagina after her third child is born. The British glamour model is due to give birth to her daughter this month and is firm to have vaginoplasty surgery to do up her vagina. 'The thing is I'm a very small girl and my first son Harvey was...

Indian Students in Qatar Opts For Distance Education

More and more Indian students in Qatar, especially Doha, are opting for distance education programmes after passing their higher secondary examinations//. After clearing their Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams, the students are making a beeline for the various distance...

Angelina Jolie Opts To Back For Global Education For Poor Children

Angelina Jolie, who was named as the world’s most beautiful woman by People magazine has voiced her interest to use her celebrity status to back a global education// campaign that will concentrate on educating poorest children. Appearing in an exclusive interview with NBC, Jolie, 30, urged the...

Researchers Opts For Better Screening Methods For Detecting Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer claims more deaths than any other cancer in females and approximately 20,000 new cases are expected in US this year, says the National Cancer Institute. // Unlike the breast cancer, where mammograms are used for screening, the option is narrowly limited, as only pelvic examinat...

Transform, the Largest Plastic Surgery Clinic, States That Men Are More Vain Than Women

...he report challenged many preconceptions around the reasons why women and men carry out cosmetic surgery. Most notably, Britain's male population opts for plastic surgery or other non-surgical cosmetic procedures for reasons of vanity, as opposed to women, who have cosmetic procedures to resolve low ...

triniti(TM) Skin Treatment to be Featured in Keeping Up with The Kardashians Episode

... Syneron's Matrix series. In this episode, Kris and her husband, former Olympian Bruce Jenner, debate a surgical or non-surgical makeover. Kris opts not to get plastic surgery and visits Dr. John Shieh of RejuvaYou Medical Spas in Pasadena, California, to experience the latest in skin rejuvenation ...

Enlight Biosciences Expands to direct up to $52 Million to Transformational Enabling Technologies

... other partner companies. Johnson & Johnson, like the other partners, will have preferential access to technologies developed by new companies it opts to fund. "Participation in this collaboration will also enable our research units to make pre-competitive knowledge available across the industry...

American Association for Homecare Criticizes Release of Controversial Medicare Bidding Rule in Final Hours of Bush Administration

...nish access to care for seniors, reduce patient choice, reduce quality, and put good providers out of business. It is a bad deal for every patient who opts to receive care in their homes instead of a nursing home or a hospital." "Competitive" bidding in Medicare is a proposal that sounds good. But,...

HealthShares(TM) Announces Quarterly Rebalancing of HealthShares(TM) Indexes

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Targeted HIV Testing An Effective Way to Screen HIV Patients

... HIV, the CDC has recommended that doctors in the United States test all patients aged 13 to 64 for HIV at every health care visit, unless the patient opts out, or specifically declines to be tested. In order to meet the demands of more testing, doctors can forgo the HIV risk reduction counseling that usu...

Shortage of Veterinarians Worry Public Health Experts in US

...her than food animal veterinarian medicine." Existing practitioners are retiring and replacement is not taking place at the same pace. And whoever opts for veterinarian medicine chooses the small animal stream. "It's the diagnostics -- the testing you can do, the hospitalization that we end up doi...

Mothers Opting for C-Sections- Be Warned

...e of it being unnecessary. According to their results published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the risks encountered by a woman who opts for a C-section, in spite of her doctor not advising it, is three times higher than that of a woman undergoing natural delivery. These risks inclu...

'Beavertail' Surgery Helps Tongue Cancer Patients

...ellyroll'of fat and connective tissue along with the tissue and skin of the forearm to replace the diseased tongue tissue that is removed if a patient opts for surgical treatment of the cancer. The surgery is then followed up with radiation or chemotherapy, but that shrinks and scars the tongue, turning n...

Plastic Surgery Is Primetime among Ethnic Groups

... Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports say that plastic surgery was performed mainly on Hispanics, Blacks and Asians. // The ethnic community opts for this surgery than any other community. It was mainly chosen to enhance their appearance or minimize the signs of aging. Statistics show that ...

Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage

... new tissue. With our improved understanding of stem cell therapy from such experiments, it would not be long before a famous sports personality opts for a stem cell transplant to repair his injured knee. ...

Cancer Cover Insurance “The Big V” Is Launched In U.

...25 years need to pay 23.06 pounds monthly. This is very cheap when compared to the monthly installments of the other insurance policies. The big V opts for a new approach which is called the stage payment. It is the same for both men and women. In this money is paid stage by stage upon diagnosis of ca...

All Specialty Care Treatments Will Be Offered At Belle Vue.

...awareness among the people regarding beauty more and more want to go in for plastic surgery apart from reconstructive surgery. The age group which opts for this is between 25-25 years with the cost depending on the type of treatment. The clinic is basically very much interested in development of e...
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