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Rice report shows lessons from Hurricane Rita not practiced during Ike

A new Rice University report released yesterday, exactly six months after Hurricane Ike slammed the Texas Gulf Coast, suggests that people did not practice the lessons learned from Hurricane Rita. According to the study, 75 percent of Harris County residents say they would evacuate if a Categor...

Spotlight 29 Casino Laughs It Up With Rita Rudner

March 5 Concert is Benefit for Gilda's Club Desert Cities COACHELLA, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Comedian of the Year" Rita Rudner likes to shop. "I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don't know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a reall...

Bankers Life and Casualty Company Named Corporate Honoree at Alzheimer's Association Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala

CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based Bankers Life and Casualty Company, a national life and health insurer, has been named the Corporate Honoree at the 21st Annual Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala for their support of the Association through their annual Forget Me Not Days f...

Optimal Readings Appoints Operations Veteran Rita Edwards as SVP Clinical Operations

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimal Readings Services Group, Inc., a provider of optimization services for hospitals, imaging centers and radiology groups, announced today that Rita Edwards has been named its Senior Vice President-Clinical Operations. "With the recent acq...

In Face of Continuing Katrina and Rita Needs Red Cross Adds Resources to Gulf Coast

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross announced today an extension of mental health assistance and other benefits to Hurricane Katrina and Rita survivors living in the hardest-hit areas of the southern Louisiana and south Mississippi. These funds, initi...

Hurricanes Katrina, Rita Left Skin Rashes in Their Wake

CDC researchers detail dermatologic conditions of workers rebuilding New Orleans TUESDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Workers helping to rebuild New Orleans after hurricanes Katrina and Rita suffered from several different skin disorders, and new research suggests that many of the rash...

Pence Amendment Passes Rules Committee; Set for Friday Vote

... dollars are wasted each year fueling an organization that promotes eugenics and protects sexual predators under the guise of 'family planning'," said rita Diller, national director of American Life League's STOP Planned Parenthood project. Kenney agrees: "Planned Parenthood is leeching ...

Orthocare Innovations Receives Prestigious R&D 100 Award for Computerized Prosthesis Alignment System

...s honor the latest technology developments that are designed to meet societal, scientific, or business challenges facing us today--and tomorrow," said rita Peters, editorial director of R&D Magazine . "It is an honor to have been selected as a recipient of the R&D 100 Award, the most res...

Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website

...eek to understand why patients are readmitted and how some of those readmissions can be prevented through appropriate changes in care delivery." rita Munley Gallagher, PhD, RN, senior pol icy fello w , American Nurses Association: "Registered nurses are instrumental in ...

University of Phoenix Expands Advanced Degree Programs; Adds Ph.D. in Nursing and Educational Specialist Degrees

...want to increase their own personal knowledge or skills, but would like an alternative to the demands that a doctoral degree may impose on them," said rita Edwards, area chair for education for the University's School of Advanced Studies and a member of SAS's Global Academic Council. "We want to hel...

National Autism Association Teams Up With 12 Organizations to End Abusive Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

...milies Against Restraint and Seclusion, parents are armed with information and can download a sample 'no consent' form to give to their schools," says rita Shreffler of NAA. To download the letter and take action, visit www.nationalautism.org . ...

National Autism Association's Family First Program Now Providing Free Tools to Help Combat Autism Divorce Rates

...ing tools to anyone in need of relationship help. "Couples in need will receive a book and DVD presentation at no charge," says NAA Executive Director rita Shreffler. "These tools are filled with unique marital tips and relatable stories for couples that have a child with autism." Both the book, "Ma...

Former Gov. Bill Clements Makes Historic Gift to UT Southwestern With $100 Million 'Transformative' Contribution

...d medical research facility now named the Bill and rita Clements Advanced Medical Imaging Building, in hon...ted $1.25 million to UT Southwestern to create the rita C. and William P. Clements Jr. Scholar in Medical ... years and as its board chairman. He is married to rita Crocker Clements, who was a UT System Regent from ...

USC researchers identify DNA mutation that occurs at beginning point of T-cell lymphoma

...se breakagescalled chromosomal translocationsoccur at a specific points in the chromosome, says principal investigator Michael R. Lieber, M.D., Ph.D., rita and Edward Polusky Professor in Basic Cancer Research at the Keck School of Medicine. The study appears as the featured cover article in the June 1...

'Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation' Brings Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo, and Innovation Leaders Together in Washington, D.C., This Week

... University -- Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Vice Chancellor of Research, The Texas A&M University System -- rita Colwell, Ph.D., Former Director of the National Science Foundation, Chairman of Canon US Life Sciences, Inc., Distinguishe...

Brain Scans Show Differences in Cocaine Addicts

...brain regions involved should be considered targets for new kinds of treatments aimed at improving function and self-regulatory control," study author rita Goldstein, a psychologist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, said in a news release issued by the lab. The study re...

AIBS honors outstanding contributions to biology

...er's Manifesto, University of California, Berkeley Past-President's Award: rita Colwell, PhD, University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Media Award...rican Essays (1990 and 2003) and the Norton Book of Nature Writing. Dr. rita Colwell will receive the Past-President's Award in recognition of her servi...

Sunrise Senior Living Communities to Show HBO's The Alzheimer's Project

...e country's leading scientists as they work towards a cure. "Sunrise residents with memory loss are the human faces of Alzheimer's disease," said rita Altman, National Director of Memory Care at Sunrise. "Since 1981, Sunrise has served seniors with memory loss and their families. We've both challen...

PatientCentral Technologies, LLC and VerdaSee Solutions, Inc. Team Up With Congressional Staff in Washington, DC for Disaster Preparedness

... HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- "With Hurricanes Katrina, rita and Ike we saw a need to help patients, their physicians and healthcare providers navigate through chaos created by lack of access to medical records,...

Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering

...stors about the financial health of NCFE, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin and U.S. Attorney Gregory G. Lockhart of the Southern District of...ountable for their illegal actions," said Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin. "The Department of Justice will continue to seek appropriate pun...

Miami Doctor and Chemist Plead Guilty in HIV Infusion Fraud Scheme

...esidents pleaded guilty today in connection with a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida announced. Dr. Carmen Del Cueto, 65...

Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants Plead Guilty in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

...esidents pleaded guilty today in connection with a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida announced today. Dr. Roberto Rodrig...

Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam

...ith a $5.3 million Medicare fraud scheme, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of... they defraud the Medicare program," said Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division. "The Department of Justice will continu...

Health Care Service Corporation Ranked as One of the Most Diverse Companies in the Country for 5th Consecutive Year

...rsity program, especially for subcontractors. The list was unveiled March 12 in New York City. On hand from HCSC to receive the recognition was rita Taylor-Nash, the company's vice president of corporate diversity. "We provide a culture and work environment where employees from various backgro...

Jury Convicts Former Social Worker of Defrauding The Department of Veterans Affairs and Obstructing Justice

...es mail fraud, violating the criminal conflict of interest statute and making a false statement to agency officials, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin and U.S. Attorney David E. Nahmias of the Northern District of Georgia announced. On Nov. 14, 2006, Bridgette L. Davidson, 37, and her...

Photos: Children International Opens Center to Help Poor Children in India

...care. The Doshi Family and Friends is a group of Children International donors concerned with the well-being of children spearheaded by Bob and rita Doshi. Sally and Dick Roberts Coyote Foundation honored their friend, John Liechty, by providing educational support to children in Calcutta. Pre...

Omega Protein Reports 2008 Results

...y impacted by the settlement of the Company's lawsuit with its property insurance carriers pertaining to damages sustained from Hurricanes Katrina and rita in 2005. The results for the year ended December 31, 2007 were also impacted by the net loss incurred during the first quarter of 2007 primarily due ...

Back to Basics: Penta Water Pairs Its Ultra-Pure Water With Packaging Made of Rock

...ur environment as clean as our water, and we embrace the opportunity to lead the industry by incorporating Earth First's ThermoStone(TM) labels," said rita Konrad, Penta's director of sales and marketing. "In addition to the environmentally-friendly elements of the manufacturing process, the recyclable an...

Public forum at Rice with mayor and county judge marks 6-month Ike anniversary

...nty residents' responses to the hurricane and when and if they evacuated. The report also compares Hurricane Ike responses with those during Hurricane rita in 2005. Stein and his co-authors -- Leonardo Dueas-Osorio, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, and Devika Subramanian, pr...

Local Communities Get Serious About Saving Lives Through Project Lifesaver Tracking Equipment, Says NAA

...help save many lives and they've set the example that you can raise money for your own county to make it safer for those in danger of wandering," says rita Shreffler, executive director of the National Autism Association (NAA). Most recently, NAA's FOUND Program funded Tampa, Florida. The nonprofit ...

National Autism Association Announces American Legion Child Welfare Grant for Autism Outreach

...t autism, visit www.nationalautismassociation.org . For more information about CWF, visit http://www.cwf-inc.org/ . CONTACT: rita Shreffler, NAA (Nixa, MO) 417-818-9030 Lori McIlwain, NAA (Cary, NC) 919-714-1646 ...

On the Heels of Court Ruling Denying Autism-Vaccine Link, U.S. Federal Court Declares MMR Vaccine Caused Autism in a Young Boy

...cines by the age of six in the 1980's to 36 today", says Executive Director rita Shreffler. "This extremely aggressive vaccine schedule has never been teste....nationalautism.org Contacts: Wendy Fournier 401-835-5828 rita Shreffler 417-818-9030 ...

GIVE IT A REST: Delta Dental of Illinois Encourages Routine Dental Exams to Help Detect Nighttime Teeth Grinding

...le, Ill., DDIL offers an array of extensive nationwide network-based managed fee-for-service, PPO and dental HMO plans. Media Contact: rita Sitto Ann Marie Walker Franco Public Relations Delta Dental of Illinois (313) 567-5008 (630) 724-40...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PessPac -- Feb. 18, 2009

...' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , a bi-weekly publication. rita P. Y. Chen and colleagues point out that people in Asia have been eating na.../pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/jf803072r CONTACT: rita P. Y. Chen, Ph. D. Academia Sinica Taipei, Taiwan Phone: +886-2-2785-569...

Dentists Often First to Spot Eating Disorders in Patients

...123 , Oral Health Resources , March 30, 2007; AGD Impact magazine, May 2005 (5)National Eating Disorders Association Media Contact: rita Sitto Ann Marie Walker Franco Public Relations Delta Dental of Illinois (313) 567-5008 (630) 724-40...

Three Miami Physicians and Three Medical Workers Charged With $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

...ud scheme operated out of Midway Medical, a Miami clinic that purported to specialize in treating HIV/AIDS patients, Acting Assistant Attorney General rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida announced. Carmen Lourdes del Cueto,...

Parents and Advocates Label Today's Vaccine Court Rulings Insincere and Politically Driven, Says National Autism Association

...cine research and VSD access has been blocked," says NAA Executive Director rita Shreffler. For years, thousands of parents have come forward with the ...ationalautism.org . Contacts: Wendy Fournier 401-835-5828 rita Shreffler 417-818-9030 ...

Hospice Foundation of America Awards $25,000 to Support Grieving Children and Adolescents

...re selected by a panel of well-known experts in children's bereavement, including David Crenshaw, PhD; Charles Corr, PhD; Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv; and rita Milburn-Dobson, RN. The five grant awardees for 2009 are: Gerard's House, Santa Fe, NM: in support of its Supporting Grieving Na...

ANA and ISONG Co-Publish Genetics and Ethics in Health Care: New Questions in the Age of Genomic Health

...tients and the lives of their families and communities. The editor, rita Black Monsen, DSN, MPH, RN, FAAN, has helped bring genetics and genomics in...g phone and email address. ABOUT THIS BOOK Author/Editor: rita Black Monsen DSN, MPH, RN, FAAN Published: 12/08 Page #: 380...

Dave Annable Named Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Ambassador

...ok." Annable recently participated in an all-star cast benefit directed by Nora Ephron of "You Can't Take It With You." The cast included Tom Hanks, rita Wilson, Martin Short, and William Shatner. In addition to his support of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, Annable has been a close f...
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