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Women More Likely Than Men to Reject Unattractive Babies

Study casts doubt on notion of moms' unconditional love WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Women are more likely than men to look away from less-than-cute babies, according to a study that challenges the idea of a mother's unconditional love. The findings might reflect an evolu...

Quigley Corporation Receives Support from Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms; RiskMetrics and Glass Lewis Reject Dissident Stockholder Ted Karkus, Citing Failure to Provide Detailed Business Plan

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY ) www.quigleyco.com , today announced that the world's leading independent proxy advisory firms RiskMetrics Group ("RMG"), (formerly ISS-Institutional Shareholder Services), and Glass Lewis & Co. have ...

Video: Paula Deen Calls on America to Reject Myths, Misinformation; Enjoy a Pork Chop Tonight

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity cook Paula Deen has heard enough of the myths and misinformation surrounding the safety of pork since the H1N1 flu virus was detected in Mexico recently. Now she is speaking out. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswir...

The Quigley Corporation Issues Open Letter to Stockholders; Urges Stockholders to Reject Dissident Ted Karkus' Solicitation Efforts

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , www.quigleyco.com , today announced it has issued an open letter to stockholders urging them to reelect its experienced and highly qualified Board of Directors by voting the WHITE proxy card by ...

RiskMetrics Affirms Recommendation that Stockholders Support LCA-Vision Board of Directors and Reject All Proposals by Dissident Joffe Group

Issues Alert maintaining recommendation in support of LCA's current board, urges stockholders to VOTE GOLD CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) announces that RiskMetrics Group's ISS Governance Services has issued an Alert affirming its recommenda...

Coalition to Protect Senior Care Urges House Ways and Means Panel to Reject MedPAC Recommendations on SNF Medicare Funding

National Shortage of Long Term Care Workforce, Economic Recession and Weakened States Budgets Underscore Need for Medicare Update in FY 2010 Budget JOPLIN, Mo., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national coalition of frontline caregivers today said the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Urges LCA-Vision (NASDAQ: LCAV) Stockholders to Reject the Status Quo

Current Board and Management's History of Over-Promising & Under-Delivering Bodes Ill for Shareholder Value Going Forward CINCINNATI, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee announced today that it has released the following letter to the stockholders of LCA-...

Leading Proxy Advisory Firm RiskMetrics Recommends Shareholders Support LCA-Vision Board of Directors and Reject All Proposals by Dissident Joffe Group

Urges LCA-Vision Stockholders to Vote the GOLD Card CINCINNATI, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) announces that RiskMetrics Group's ISS Governance Services has recommended that LCA-Vision stockholders vote to retain the Company's current Board of Directors a...

Glass Lewis Recommends Shareholders Support LCA-Vision Board of Directors and Reject All Three Proposals by Dissident Joffe Group

Urges LCA-Vision Stockholders to Vote GOLD CINCINNATI, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) announces that Glass Lewis & Co., LLC, a leading independent research and proxy advisory firm, today recommended that LCA-Vision stockholders vote to retain the Compa...

Virginia Leaders Should Reject Flawed Smoke-Free Legislation That Fails to Protect Everyone's Right to Breathe Clean Air

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, was released today: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The smoke-free restaurant legislation announced today in Virginia fai...

Non-white med students reject therapies associated with their culture

WASHINGTON, DC -- Non-white medical students are more likely to embrace orthodox medicine and reject therapies traditionally associated with their cultures. That is one finding from an international study that measures the attitudes of medical students toward complementary and alternative medicin...

New NO on Prop 8 Ad Calls Upon Californians to Reject Discrimination

Ad is Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The NO on Prop 8 campaign today announced a dramatic new television ad, narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson. The ad calls upon Californians to reject discrimination, and Vote NO on Prop 8. T...

Coalition For A Fair & Competitive Insurance Market Says Senate Should Reject the Blues Attempt to Expand Their Unfair Advantage

Coalition Plans To Testify H.B. 5284 & H.B. 5285 Enables BCBSM to expand its Monopoly rather than Lower Rates LANSING, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Accident Fund Expansion bills enable the Blues to expand their unfair advantage into a monopoly rather than...

Front Line Caregivers from 16 States to Visit Capitol Hill to Urge State Congressional Delegation to Reject Medicare Cuts that Could Threaten Quality Care in Nation's Nursing Homes

April 2nd Capitol Hill Fly-In to Raise Profile of Medicare Cuts in Election Year WASHINGTON, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, ( April 2nd), front line long term caregivers from around the nation will meet with their lawmakers on Capitol Hill about pending threats to Medic...

Catholics Reject Influence of US Bishops in Congressional HIV/AIDS Funding Battle

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As people of faith who believe in social justice, Catholics around the United States will be very disappointed with the influence the Catholics bishops invested in gutting practical, life-saving programs during the drafting of the Lantos/Hyde HIV...

FDA Advisers Reject Over-the-Counter Statin

They cite concerns that consumers wouldn't use the cholesterol-lowering drug safely THURSDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- For the third time in seven years, U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers have voted to deny Merck & Co.'s request to make the cholesterol-lowering drug Mev...

Datascope Recommends Shareholders Re-Elect its Two Incumbent Directors and Reject Ramius' Opposition Slate

Datascope Receives a Split-Vote Recommendation From One Proxy Advisory Firm MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Datascope Corp. (Nasdaq: DSCP ) today issued a statement strongly recommending shareholders re-elect Datascope's two incumbent nominees - James J. Loughlin and William L...

AARP Calls on State Regulators to Reject Proposed Settlement of TXU Buyout

'Who's looking out for everyday Texans?' AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today said a proposed settlement of the record-setting $45 billion buyout of TXU amounts to one more backroom deal that ignores the interests of residential customers and in essence e...

Experts reject duct tape therapy for warts

Dutch researchers strongly, criticized the practice of using duct tape a strong wide adhesive tape to do away with unattractive lumpy warts //which crop up on skin of hands or feet in schoolchildren. In a study conducted researchers gathered data which disproves the popularly attested belief th...

FDA Decision To Reject Plan B Made Under Political Pressure: Officials

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision on whether to approve the emergency contraceptive Plan B was taken before the scientists submitted their recommendations// , according to two FDA officials who made sworn statements before court. Dr. John Jenkins, director of the FDA's Office o...

High Cost Forces NHS To Reject Inhaled Insulin

Exubera, a new form of insulin that could revolutionize diabetic treatment has been rejected by the NHS on account of high cost. // The drug can be inhaled and provides an ideal alternative to the daily insulin injections taken by numerous diabetics, worldwide. Patients with both Type 1 and T...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

...ASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's local and regional independent clinical laboratories are urging the Senate Finance Committee to reject a provision imposing a 20% co-pay on laboratory services under Medicare. Instead of providing "cost savings" to the American health care system, this...

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

...aders to help build constituent support while back in their home states. "Major reform efforts fail either because people have been engaged and reject them, or because they were never engaged in the first place," said Daniel Yankelovich, a leader in public opinion research for more than 50 years and ...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

...on Twitter: www.twitter.com/americanlegacy . The American Legacy Foundation (R) is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. Located in Washington, D.C., the foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use, especially ...

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Examinations to Focus on Health Insurance Competition

...accomplishments of the four Blues, each of which has played a critical role in providing health insurance and supporting civic causes," Ario said. "We reject the notion that enhanced competition is inconsistent with the future success of the Blues and their competitors." The Insurance Department w...

House Health Reform Bill Would Deliver on President Obama's Vision, Says Campaign for America's Future

...tandard for achieving necessary change. We urge the House to pass this bill and encourage members of the Senate to emulate its key provisions. We must reject efforts by conservatives to erode or weaken its key elements. The House bill would strengthen employer-based insurance and allow people to ...

New Survey Highlights Emotional, Financial Toll Multi-Generational Tobacco Use Takes on Parents Sandwiched In Between

... Twitter: www.twitter.com/americanlegacy . The American Legacy Foundation (R) is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. Located in Washington, D.C., the foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use, especially ...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

...s made. However, patients and caregivers are still adjusting to the diagnosis at this time and may be suffering from denial, anger and guilt and often reject the referral. When they are ready to accept support, the GP is often unaware that their attitude has changed. The researchers recommend that...

New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill

...arnered 122 signatures from U.S. House members who wrote to Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging the Administration to reject the proposed Medicare regulation. "We are asking you to keep what is best for patients and caregivers in mind and to consider together the impact of l...

Microscopic 'beads' could help create 'designer' immune cells that ignore transplanted organs

...to determine if higher natural levels of HLA-G already are giving some transplant patients an edge by comparing HLA-G expression in those who keep and reject their transplanted kidneys Dr. Horuzsko reported last year in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the dimer form of HLA-G was the...

Sexist jokes favor the mental mechanisms that justify violence against women

...han men", "Most of the women do not fully appreciate what men do for them" or "There are many women who make sexual insinuations to men and later they reject their advances just to make fun of them". ...

Caregivers may benefit from adult day care

...ssive memory loss, which can lead them to act out in ways that are not always easy to handle. They may try to leave the house, struggle with dressing, reject help and become agitated. This erratic behavior requires constant surveillance and any lapses in vigilance could lead to danger. Trained professionals...

Groups to Congress: Don't Sacrifice Patient Safety to Lower Health Costs

... the epidemic of preventable medical errors," wrote the advocates, not "reduce accountability for wrongdoing and weaken patient safety. We urge you to reject any amendments to the legislation that will shift costs from poorly performing medical facilities and providers to struggling families." "Shieldi...

SEIU UHW Members Win Key Vote to Keep Union at Calif. Hospital

... Healthcare Workers in Hollister reject Raid Attempt and Stick with SEIU HOLLISTER, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SEIU UHW healthcare workers at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hosp...

Real-world Harm from Governor's Budget Plan

... there are negative outcomes, including death." The Coalition urged the joint House-Senate budget conference committee and legislative leaders to reject the Governor's proposed cuts and retain the Senate version of the budget for skilled nursing facilities. The Senate version not only provides appropri...

Obese Poor Shut Out From Weight-Loss Surgeries

...n if they meet all of the criteria," said Shikora, director of Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. "They seem to arbitrarily reject applications, require lots of paperwork and take a long time to approve anything." Another study also scheduled to be presented Wednesday found tha...

Americans United for Life Action Says the House-Approved Bill to Promote Abortion Overseas is a 'Grave Injustice'

...c strong-arm of the United States to avidly promote abortion expansion overseas and undermine pro-life laws around the world. I call on the Senate to reject this proposal." Charmaine Yoest, President of Americans United for Life Action is available for interviews about the implications of this pro-ab...

After House Committee Chairs Meet on Health Reform, Long Term Care Leaders Say Rescinding Bush-Era Medicare Regulation Critical to Protecting Jobs, Preserving Quality Eldercare

...advocacy organizations urged the lawmakers to help reject a Bush-era Medicare regulation included in Preside...S. House urging HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to reject the Obama Administration's proposed Medicare regul...e care in SNFs annually, we urge the Department to reject the proposed rule and the resulting cuts to essent...

The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations

...ave posted for free the documentary, "Thine Eyes: A Witness to the March for Life" at www.thineeyes.org . "Any thinking person will reject the notion that the Pro-life Movement is now a 'terrorist' organization as a result of one unaffiliated man's crime," said Cashill. "Unfoun...

Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year

... Burger said that most Americans blame corporate greed and its stranglehold on government for the decline of the American Dream. Working Americans reject the right-wing view and want positive government action on renewing the American Dream. "Working Americans are looking for economic security, inc...
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