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Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tomorrow's New York Post condemning the hype related to the recent categorization of tanning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen. "The Indoor Tanning Association will not stand by and a...

Online Resource Keeps Restaurant Diners on Track After New Year's Hype Subsides

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Calorie-conscious, health-minded Americans who love to eat out have a new ally to support them in following through with New Year's resolutions. HealthyDiningFinder.com, provides access to nutrition information about healthier choices at a growing number of re...

Non-Invasive Fat-Melting Procedures - Hype or Reality?

Emerging Trends Discussed at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether their effectiveness is fact or fiction, non- and minimally-invasive techniques to remove fat are making headlines. But are these...

Indoor Tanning Association Launches Campaign Attacking Melanoma Hype

Experts Rethink Sun Exposure in Light of New Evidence Showing the Benefits of UV Light Outweigh Perceived Risks WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Indoor Tanning Association (ITA) launched an aggressive nationwide campaign encouraging the public to rethink sun-tan...

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Answers Call For Safe Science-Based Weight Loss

... Max De-Lite is based in Science & Fact in an industry borne of hype Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2009 -- Max Muscle Sports Nutrition announces a new weight loss formula that combines the ...

Statins May Not Protect Against Pneumonia

...a study that appears to dash hopes for this use of the drugs. "Prior research based on automated claims data had raised some hope -- and maybe some hype -- for statins as a way to prevent and treat infections, including pneumonia," Dr. Sascha Dublin, an assistant investigator at the Group Health Center...

New Option for Erasing Wrinkles

...'Amico, a plastic surgeon from Englewood. NJ. "There is a lot for consumers to learn, and unfortunately, with the valid information there is also hype and hearsay that includes physicians who are not trained in medical aesthetics, and who lack lack the training and credentials necessary to ensure saf...

Sound Surgical Technologies LLC Places 1,000th VASER Lipo System Amongst Strong Patient Demand

... San Diego . "I was waiting for technology that was truly worth incorporating into our current liposuction practice. I was wary of the marketing hype that many of the new energy based liposuction technologies came with," says Dr. Mauricio. "VASER technology immediately seemed scientifically sound an...

Do Fad Diets Really Work?

... but the truth is it has only been proven to be a healthy antioxidant. More Than Nine in Ten Women Believe at Least Some of the hype When asked to identify which diet statements were true, a national survey of 516 women found that 96% of women were unable to correctly identify a...

Cities Rapidly Turning to Nixle as Communications Platform for Swine Flu Updates; Outbreak Exemplifies Need for Secure, Trusted Communications

...reak. Some observers noted that Twitter "has become a hotbed of unnecessary hype and misinformation about the outbreak" because anyone, no matter their cred...utive Leadership Program, said, "Social networking sites create unnecessary hype and fear in situations such as the swine flu outbreak due to misinformation...

Play the Winning Hand - Watching Your Fortunes Grow in Skin Care

...t the services of an independent skin care specialist. Breakout Session: Product Evaluations - A Comprehensive Method of How To Look Beyond The hype Friday, May 1, 2009, 1:30am-3:00pm Presenters are available for interviews. Please contact the ASAPS/SPSSCS communications staff. *Sourc...

Life Sciences Quality Managers Seek to Expand Compliance Initiatives Despite Economic Pressures

...ons to effectively investigate and remediate quality incidents that arise in the manufacturing process. Despite ongoing hype around major product and supply recalls, 78 percent of those surveyed responded that these incidents cause little or no impact on quality management w...

Teen Torture iPhone App Discontinued Due to Public Alarm

...o find out if other people can really hear high frequency sounds that you can't, and decide for yourself if there is any truth to the incredible media hype surrounding this issue. Check it out today! About Inner Four, Inc. Inner Four is a responsible software publisher which currently has over 25 iP...

ACS is 'Best in KLAS' for Healthcare Financial Implementation Services for Second Consecutive Year

..." said KLAS president Adam Gale. "The Best in KLAS awards were created to help providers make smart buying decisions, allowing them to cut through the hype to identify companies, products and services that are the best-performing in the healthcare industry. The 2008 Best in KLAS honorees represent a selec...

Coke Sued for Fraudulent Claims on Obesity-Promoting 'VitaminWater'

... vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company has been served notice a class action lawsuit filed ( htt...

Consumer Reports: Big Promises of Some Infomercial Exercise Machines Fall Flat; Plus, Set Up a Home Gym for Under $100

... What's real and what's hype in infomercial fitness machines; plus tests of 40 exercise equipment machines include 6 Consumer Reports Best Buys YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 5 /PRNewsw...

RCOG.com and ProstRcision.com Increase Online Presence for Cancer Information

... for many men, ProstRcision is a superior procedure to treatments such as the popular DaVinci radical prostatectomy, particularly for men leery of the hype of DaVinci and the demoralizing aspects of the accompanying side effects In recent years the DaVinci radical prostatectomy has gained popularity for t...

CareTech Solutions Named 'Best in KLAS' for Extensive IT Outsourcing Services

..." said KLAS President Adam Gale. "The Best in KLAS awards were created to help providers make smart buying decisions, allowing them to cut through the hype to identify companies, products and services that are the best-performing in the healthcare industry. The 2008 Best in KLAS honorees represent a selec...

Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Wins Three 'Best in KLAS' Awards

..." said KLAS President Adam Gale. "The Best in KLAS awards were created to help providers make smart buying decisions, allowing them to cut through the hype to identify companies, products and services that are the best-performing in the healthcare industry. The 2008 Best in KLAS honorees represent a selec...

Lt. Col. Weinstein, New Book: Universal Health Care Will Not Work Unless

...in Orlando, Florida. His book is a guide to healthy living without all the hype and product promotions. It is designed for corporate wellness programs, you...in Orlando, Florida. His book is a guide to healthy living without all the hype and product promotions. It is designed for corporate wellness programs, you...

Economic Stress Takes Toll on Health

...rding to Katherine Nordal, Ph.D., psychologist, "Pause, but don't panic -- remain calm, stay focused and avoid getting caught up in the doom-and-gloom hype in the media." One nutritional approach is to fortify the body against the effects of stress instead of relieving symptoms. Sun Chlorella USA provid...

iCRco Conducts First Annual Asia Pacific Distributor Training Program

...erior ICE-2 processing module and their new fully integrated CLARITY PACS systems. ICE-2 processing module was the highlight of the training, creating hype amongst the partners. "We prepared an extensive three day training program to inform our partners of the new developments in all aspects of...

Who Knew You Could Learn to Lose Weight by Reading an Enjoyable Novel?

...o much information and misinformation in the media that most people don't know what to do, and it's time for them to learn how to sort through all the hype and hogwash and learn the real facts." Because "A Novel Diet" is an entertaining novel, it teaches rather painlessly all the principles of weight-loss...

Why some treatments rescue aging skin

...s Varani, Ph.D., U-M professor of microbiology and immunology and of pathology, hope the findings will help people make intelligent decisions amid the hype of the multi-billion-dollar anti-aging products industry. Fisher directs the U-M Photoaging and Aging Research Program. We want to educate clinicia...

Unlocking the promise of clinical and translational science

...low healthcare to transform from a reactive model to a more powerful, preemptive one. Researchers and clinicians are realizing in order to turn the hype of genome-related medical breakthroughs into reality, their work will have to evolve into a multidimensional approach to medicine. This will incorpora...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/May 26, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, May 19, 2008)

..." movie, as well as the series itself, is how many people speak of it in hyperbolic terms: as a revolution, a phenomenon. Yet, Baird asks, for all the hype and adoration, was "Sex and the City" really all that revolutionary? The show definitely, and loudly, explored uncharted TV territory. It was naughty ...

Recent Advances Make Sunscreen More Effective and Easier to Use

...r enhanced protection from ultraviolet (UV) light. Fortunately, dermatologists can help you sort through the sunscreen clutter -- separating marketing hype from proven science. Dermatologist Zoe D. Draelos, MD, FAAD, from High Point, N.C., recently discussed the advances that are making sunscreens more ...

Beauty for Life: The Future of Cosmetic Medicine

...ality and the limitations of these noninvasive procedures and those who are providing them in order to be better equipped to educate the public, limit hype and ensure the safety of patients." The panelists all hold positions at the highest levels of leadership in the plastic surgical societies and hav...

Ad in USA TODAY Touts Benefits of Moderate UV Exposure

...hing WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Indoor Tanning Association (ITA) launched a pre-emptive strike against those who will hype fears about the sun next week on "Melanoma Monday," by running an ad nationally in USA TODAY. The text of the ad reads: "Dermatologists and th...

Victimization for sexual orientation increases suicidal behavior in college students

...didnt want to go off campus because they feared being harassed or would only visit areas of Seattle popular with gays in groups. There is a lot of hype that gay kids are more suicidal, she said. My study shows that this is not so. In my study, being victimized for being gay was the risk factor that ...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...ve joked about getting married on this day, but it's definitely going to be special," Valdez said. "It's kind of neat, especially with all the hype about this date. When I go to work on Monday, everybody will make a big deal out of it." The couple plans a 7:45 a.m. wedding, then a drive ba...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...stigator at the clinic site for both the phase two and phase three trials for both Gardasil and Cervarix. She shares the concern of many that the hype could lead to reduced screening. "I think those are very valid concerns," she said. "I've heard it myself. You go through the grocery store aisles, to...

Winona Ryders Arrest Got Her Rid of Drug Dependence

...didn't ever. ... If you are ever arrested, you can't ever do that again," she said. The actress, however, admitted that she was shocked by the hype of her arrest. "The attention was what was embarrassing," she said. The 35-year-old actress, who has returned to work with three new ...

New Studies: Commercials Aren't Making Kids Fat

... obesity. Activists don't realize that ads don't actually make kids cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs." Wilson continued: "These studies suggest that the hype about TV commercials is diverting attention from the real cause of childhood obesity: physical inactivity." ...

Stem Cells- a Miraculous Boon

...s to coax stem cells to grow into the specific cell types that die off in diseases like diabetes, Parkinsons disease, and heart disease, hence all the hype about potential cures. To harvest stem cells, the embryo has to be destroyed. Stem cell research is vigorously opposed by elements in society rang...

British Doctors on Everest Mission Get Bitter Dose

...Hugh Montgomery, physician Sundeep Dhillon, clinician Roger McMorrow, diving expert Denny Levett and space expert Kevin Fong generated worldwide media hype when it announced its plans in 2005. However, there was one thing the doctors forgot - to take the permission of the host country. Accordi...

Doctors Put on Their Dancing Shoes to De-stress

... contrary to what most in India associate ballroom dancing with, salsa is definitely not the doctors' favourite. 'Salsa, probably because of the hype that it has got through the media, is the most recognized of all the dance forms. But it is more difficult to learn than, say, jive or cha cha, and ca...

Dance to De-stress

... contrary to what most in India associate ballroom dancing with, salsa is definitely not the doctors' favourite. "Salsa, probably because of the hype that it has got through the media, is the most recognized of all the dance forms. But it is more difficult to learn than, say, jive or cha cha, and ca...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking of Negligible Value: Experts

... Medical College, Gwalior, also disagreed with the theory of storing blood from the umbilical cord right after the birth of a child. "There is a hype about cord blood banking. There is no data to show that cord blood is superior to bone marrow. In many conditions like Thalassemia major, bone marrow ...

Skimpily Dressed Dolls Send Wrong Cues to Young Girls

...tant reason for the rise of eating disorders, they aver. An American Psychological Association communiqué has voiced apprehension regarding the hype created by the media about such dolls, like the famous Bratz dolls or the Barbie, which are known for their hour glass figures and revealing clothes. ...
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