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Latest trinational report presents most complete picture of North American industrial pollution

Ninety percent of the 5.5 billion kilograms of toxic pollutant releases and transfers reported in North America in 2005 can be traced to just 30 substances from 15 industrial sectors across the United States, Canada and Mexico, according to the latest tri-national pollution report from the Commiss...

Every Picture Tells A Story, Particularly for Those With Epilepsy

Expressions of Courage(R) Art Contest for People with Epilepsy Now Accepting Entries TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The definition of art has been debated for centuries, with most agreeing that art means something different to everyone. For people living with epilepsy, art can be a ...

Moet & Chandon Releases Grand Vintage 1929 Magnum Commemorating First-Ever Academy Awards(R) To Benefit Motion Picture & Television Fund

Rare Bottle Autographed by Steven Spielberg, Hugh Jackman, and Robert Downey, Jr., to be Auctioned at Christie's To Raise Funds For Leading Health and Social Services Charity NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of the 81st Academy Awards, Moet & Chandon is delighted to announ...

Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails Fighting to Keep 'Hackademy Awards' Name in Trademark Action Brought By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Academy Seeks Ban on Use of Parody Award Name For Raising Awareness of Movie Tobacco Use Influence on Young People SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Threatened legal action by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences could snuff out the ability of Breathe California of Sacram...

TheWrap.Com Reveals Inconsistencies in Explanation of Closing of Motion Picture Home

- Financial Records Contradict Explanation That Home Was Financially Untenable - LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a story broken last night on TheWrap.Com, official explanations offered for the closing of the Motion Picture and Television Foundation's long-term care home do no...

Jerry Lewis to Receive Prestigious Award From Motion Picture Academy

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized Jerry Lewis with one of its greatest honors, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The award, named after renowned actor, past Academy president and motion ...

Positive Picture of Independent Community Pharmacies Emerges With Release of 2008 NCPA Digest, Sponsored by Cardinal Health

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, was released today at the NCPA 110th Annual Convention. The Digest has been published annually for over 75 years and provides the most comprehensive portrait of the financial state of independent...

Settlement Reached Between Motion Picture & Television Fund and SEIU UHW

LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SEIU United Healthcare Workers - West and Motion Picture & Television Fund announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract, which provides stable and predictable wages and benefits for more than 570 healt...

A Picture Perfect Partnership: Olympus Raises Colorectal Cancer Awareness Through eBay Giving Works Auction

'Cameras for a Cause' CENTER VALLEY, Pa., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global leader in endoscopy solutions and a precision technology leader in award-winning consumer products, will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from its consumer products sold through the e...

Caregivers to the Stars Light Up the Night; Healthcare Professionals Organize Candlelight Vigil to Prevent a Strike at Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital

LOS ANGELES, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 27, caregivers at the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) Hospital will hold a candlelight vigil with hope of preventing a future strike. More than 570 caregivers, represented by SEIU United Healthcare Workers - West, were...

Family, Friends and Support Groups Add Picture Messaging to Inspire and Motivate - Anywhere, Anytime

BOSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell phones have become integral to our ability to communicate effectively. Connecting is immediate and often location independent. Connecting can be intimate and sometimes even profound. And now connecting can be more visually engaging with new MMS (Multimedia ...

Job picture for 2006 chemistry grads reasonably good, C&EN reports

The job situation for 2006 chemistry graduates remains reasonably good and similar to what it was in the previous two years, but full-time jobs remain less plentiful than they were for graduates during the second half of the booming 1990s, reports the American Chemical Society (ACS). The median...

Giving doctors the complete picture

INDIANAPOLIS During the course of a hospitalization, patients are seen by a variety of specialists in addition to the physician who has primary responsibility for their care. However, faulty communication, inappropriate timing, inadequate details, illegibility, lost paperwork or other problems ma...

Furious Reaction to insensitive Caption of the Picture of Abandoned Baby Girl

Several Australian feminists have denounced Telegraph, a popular daily, for carrying a large picture of an abandoned infant girl and a caption alongside , How could she? The all too obvious reference to the mother who abandoned the girl, for whatever reason, has infuriated many who say the...

UN Report Paints Alarming Picture Of Narcotics Scenario In NE

A report of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) has painted an alarming picture on the narcotics scenario of the north-east // , saying most of the injecting drug users (IDU) belonged to under-20 age group with one-third of them being unmarried and mostly male. Women constitut...

AIDS Picture In India Not As Rosy As It Seems To Be

India ranks second only to South Africa with respect to the number of AIDS/HIV victims. A recent survey conducted on the prevalence of AIDS in India has revealed that the figures could be far more than what has been projected officially. //There have been numerous repots claiming a dramatic decline...

Health Care in America-Not a Rosy Picture

Getting appointments after hours with a nurse or primary care physician without going to an emergency room, in America is more difficult than in several other countries// according to a study released on Thursday. A survey of over 6,000 physicians in seven countries revealed that they had arrang...

AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...seful supplement to diluted net loss per share as an indicator of operating performance. Management believes such a measure provides a picture of the company's results that is more comparable among periods since it excludes the impact of items that may recur occasionally, but ...

Photos: Lumixyl(TM) Enters the Market to Improve the Appearance of Hyperpigmentation without Irritation and Side Effects

...earance of unwanted discoloration, age spots, sun spots and uneven skin tone is now available through select physicians to help their patients achieve picture perfect skin. A hydroquinone alternative, this new cosmeceutical skin brightening cream can be found in leading physician offices for $120 per 1 ounce...

Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

... showing that populations such as Asians and Alaskan Eskimos, whose diets are rich in fish oil, have a low incidence of cardiovascular disease. The picture is not complete, the new report noted. Studies still must be done to determine the relative benefits of DHA and EPA, the long-chain fatty acids in the...

Number of Californians with No Health Insurance is Rising says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...ng number of jobless and uninsured in California, finding that 12.1 million Californians were uninsured for at least part of 2007-2008. While the picture of increasing health premiums and decreasing employer-supported health coverage looks bleak, seniors can feel confident that they have options when it...

Nexicon Partners With IntentionQuest to Protect Intellectual Property Rights of Self Help Industry

...ivers next-generation digital media protection and digital media business intelligence products and solutions to many industries, including the motion picture and music industries, software and games, publishing, ISPs, financial services and government. Its product line includes: DigitalRanger to identify...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...h useful information in comparing our operational performance over different periods. By using this non-GAAP measure we believe investors get a better picture of the performance of our underlying business. We have also included as an attachment to this release a schedule which reconciles net loss reported in...

LG Electronics Introduces New Flat-Panel HDTVs Designed Specifically for Long-Term Care Facilities

...dded energy savings for hospitals looking to upgrade technology without an increase in energy output. LG's Dynamic Power Saving modes provide optimal picture settings with minimum power consumption for increased energy savings. For larger rooms or patient suites, LG's 37- and 42-inch class* HD capab...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

...es, and her day-to-day life is a compelling example of the need to take our health and well-being seriously," said Fain. "And all this paints a lovely picture of why we are so honored to have her as our Godmother." Celebrity selected Barough in recognition of her fervent devotion to raising awareness ...

Litepanels to Receive First-Ever Emmy Statue for Lighting Equipment Technology

...., the worldwide leader in LED (light emitting diode) television and motion picture lighting equipment, will be awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy®...., the worldwide leader in LED (light emitting diode) television and motion picture lighting equipment, will be awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy®...

Diabetes Screening Comes Home with A1c Testing

...sociation, the A1c test can be conducted at any time of day without fasting. A1c values vary less than fasting plasma glucose (FPG) values and offer a picture of a patient's average blood glucose level over the preceding two to three months. "The A1c level is a reliable indicator of diabetes, and can be moni...

Nexicon Technology to Protect Healthcare Industry

...ivers next-generation digital media protection and digital media business intelligence products and solutions to many industries, including the motion picture and music industries, software and games, publishing, ISPs, financial services and government. It's product line includes: DigitalRanger to identif...

Independence Blue Cross Harnesses Technology to Connect the Dots on Patient Care

...an use today's technology to improve patient care by giving me timely, actionable information about my patients." Clinical Alerts in Action picture this. Mary, a 52-year-old woman who hasn't seen her doctor for several years, schedules an appointment because she has severe, flu-like symptoms. Befo...

Chicago Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Offers Ultra-Thin, Futuristic Lumineers Dental Veneers to Brighten Smiles

... Dental Implant Associates can provide them with another innovative option: 3D imaging. With the LUMIsmile Digital Imaging system, the patient’s picture is taken and then digitally retouched to reflect the likely outcome if he or she has a Lumineer® placed onto their tooth. It can’t predict t...

Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

...ball field to fly over the Expo for six hours this Sunday. It's too big for a plane to fly it. So he hired a helicopter. The banner features a massive picture of a glistening marijuana bud, along with the rhetorical question: WANT BIG, SUGARY BUDS? "With California leading the way for safe, legal he...

Babies Can Comprehend 'Canine' Language

...re. In this case, 6-month-old babies were more likely to look longer at the picture of a canine expression that matched the bark. Only about 15 percent of the babies spent more time looking at the wrong dog picture or looked equally at both, Flom said. Older babies -- at 12, 18 and 24 m...

Foundation Radiology Group Builds Sales and Marketing Teams for Projected Record-Year Growth

... position," said Timothy J. Pisula, COO, Foundation Radiology Group. "Because she has been on the client service side, Gretchen understands the bigger picture of defining marketing initiatives, and seeing them through, which is a perfect fit for our needs." About Foundation Radiology Group Hea...

International Health Leaders to Share Innovations in Patient-Centered Care at 2009 Planetree Annual Conference

...patients and families to be actively involved in their care. Patient-centered organizations address the very human needs of patients by seeing the big picture while also attending to the smallest, and yet often the most meaningful details of the patient experience. They find ways to decrease emergency room w...

Elevated Insulin Levels Linked to Breast Cancer

...pulation health at Einstein. "Our study involved analyzing repeated measurements of insulin taken over several years -- which provides a more accurate picture of the possible association between insulin levels and breast cancer risk." Kabat's team examined data on 5,450 women who took part in the Women's ...

Life lessons: Where psychology stands on living well

...hey suggest researchers across all disciplines of psychology come together and collaborate on their findings, perhaps pulling together a more complete picture of the human experience. "In speaking about the psychological good life, we are fond of saying that other people matter," the authors concluded, "I...

UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons

...tutions to recruit top surgeons. And, if the workplace can't be flexible, the surgical field will lose a lot of talented women." To get an accurate picture of the work and life experiences of their colleagues, Troppmann and the study team sent questionnaires to all U.S. surgeons who were board-certified i...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...easures Boston Scientific compensates for the limitations on its non-GAAP financial measures by relying upon its GAAP results to gain a complete picture of the Company's performance. The non-GAAP numbers focus instead upon the core business of the Company, which is only a subset, albeit a critical one,...

Advanced Bag Design for Cryopreservation: The New CryoMACS(R) Freezing Bag

... The CryoMACS Freezing Bags are available in Europe as CE-marked medical devices and have been submitted for 510k clearance with the U.S. FDA. picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/68263 http://www.mi...

Overall Health of U.S. Children a Mixed Bag

...surance than in years past, but a new U.S. government report paints a mixed picture of the overall health of the nation's youngsters. And because of the recession, that picture could soon become bleak, experts say. The report examines child well-bei...
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