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How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

New Survey from the Two Leading Plastic Surgery Societies Reveals Surprising Answers New York, NY and Arlington Heights, IL (Vocus) August 3, 2009 -- What people find beautiful about themselves may be different than what they find appealing in another person. That's jus...

Metabolife(R) Reminds Us That the Little Things We Do Can Bring Positive Change to Our Lives and the Lives of Others

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolife, a leading brand in the weight management industry, announced today their "Less Is More" campaign, which will encourage participants to bring about positive, incremental changes to their lives and the lives of others through simple, every...

Stories we tell about national trauma reflect our psychological well-being

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A new study by psychologists at the University at Buffalo and the F. W. Olin College of Engineering finds that in the aftermath of national trauma, the ability to make sense out of what happened has implications for individual well-being and that the kinds of stories people tell ...

Norma McCorvey (Formerly Roe of Roe vs. Wade), Randall Terry, and Over 30 Anti Abortion Activists From 7 States To Confront Nancy Pelosi Over 'Health Care' Reform. Their Message: 'Expect a Tax Revolt. If You Think We Will Willingly Surrender Our Money To

At 3:30 PM, Tuesday, July 28, over 30 pro-life activists to descend on Speaker Pelosi's office at 235 Cannon House Office Building. 'Fireworks' expected. WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Resc...

ONRAD Announces its "Name Our Ant" Competition

Jesse Salen, the VP of Sales and Technology at Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc. (ONRAD), is excited to announce the launch of ONRAD's "Name Our Ant" competition. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- Jesse Salen, the VP of Sales and Technology at Online R...

Variants of 'umami' taste receptor contribute to our individualized flavor worlds

PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2009) -- Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste. They further report that variations in the genes that code for this rec...

New Software Makes Lawyers Accountable for Their Part in Our Healthcare Crisis

RICHMOND, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's time for Plaintiffs' attorneys to do their fair share in helping our healthcare crisis, and we are making that happen," says Stephen Ambrose, CIO of the SubroShare(R) data exchange. SubroShare is a startup healthcare IT company which utilizes Collab...

Nation Takes a Big Step Toward Learning Which Medical Treatments Work Best, a Major Advance in Fixing Our Broken Health-Care System

Statement by Peter V. Lee and Debra L. Ness, co-chairs of the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for our nation's health, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for more research on 100 illnesses in its new report, "The ...

SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio to Air July 4th Family Special '24 Hours About Our Kids: Why Kids Behave the Way They Do'

World-renowned child psychiatrists and psychologists from The Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center tackle the most important issues kids and parents face today Expert advice and tips on how to deal with issues such as Autism, ADHD, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, homosexua...

University of Leeds wins $18 million funding to improve the quality of our old age

A new 11m Centre of Excellence in Medical Engineering at the University of Leeds will be dedicated to giving people a healthier, fitter, more active old age. The Wellcome Trust and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have today (Thursday) announced joint funding for t...

One Man's Mission to Improve Our Healthcare System and Resolve Chronic Pain

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans feel that today's healthcare system is failing them. Increased costs resulting in higher insurance premiums have made it more difficult to afford health insurance. The pivotal issue not being addressed, says renowned pain resolution expert and phys...

Pelosi: 'We Are Leading the Way in Creating a Healthier America by Strengthening Health Care for Our Veterans'

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on two pieces of legislation in the House to improve the quality of health care for veterans. The House is expected to approve both bills this evening. "Today, the day after the 65...

New Ad Campaign Asks D.C. Commuters 'Who's Hogging Our Antibiotics?'

Up to 70 percent of antibiotics are fed to animals on factory farms WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who's hogging our antibiotics? That's the question a new advertising campaign is posing to area commuters and people visiting Capitol Hill. The series of ads, revealed in D.C...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

Immediate Funds to Improve Care and Protection of Migrant Children in South Africa NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney , Don Cheadle , Matt Damon , Brad Pitt , producer Jerry We...

'Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. 'We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.'

Mr. Terry releases video statement for Pro-life leaders concerning Dr. Tiller's killing. Video can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08C9O_4BbcA WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue. Ba...

Veterans Recognize Hero in our Midst

Purple Heart Recipient Honored by National Coalition for Homeless Veterans WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Captain Scott Quilty (Ret.) received the Unsung Hero Award at the 2009 Conference of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV). Quilty, 29, served ...

White Castle Contributes $25,000 to Share Our Strength(R) to Help End Childhood Hunger in America

CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of tough economic times, childhood hunger is on the rise. White Castle is making a $25,000 contribution to Share Our Strength(R), the leading national organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America. According to Share Our Strength estimat...

Nurses to N.J. Health Commissioner: Save Our Patients

TRENTON, N.J., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses with grave concerns about the care of their patients at Innova Deptford and Innova Hammonton are to address those fears directly to Heather Howard, New Jersey Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, in her office today (Thursday April 23) beginnin...

Controlling our brain's perception of emotional events

Research performed by Nicole Lauzon and Dr. Steven Laviolette of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario has found key processes in the brain that control the emotional significance of our experiences and how we form memories of them. A lack of proper brain...

Colgate-Palmolive Partners With Share Our Strength To Host Online Contest To Combat Childhood Hunger

Colgate-Palmolive's 'Share Mom's Love' Contest to Award Funding For Summer Feeding Programs NEW YORK, April 20. 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colgate-Palmolive has partnered with Share Our Strength(R) to fight childhood hunger - starting with just a click of a mouse. To coincide with Mother'...

Elekta Sponsors All Are Our Heroes to Raise Cancer Awareness

Elekta is proud to now serve as a presenting sponsor for the All Are Our Heroes song project, an effort that uniquely celebrates and supports the efforts to overcome cancer. ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In our field, where we focus so intently on the science of cancer care, it's easy to ...

How Can We Improve Our Elementary School System? - Unique Market Research Analysis of the Subconscious of Parents

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Intuition is a psycholinguistic-based computer program that analyzes the person's written or spoken language and retrieves information from the subconscious. In the last 15 years, Computer Intuition was used to analyze focus groups, interviews, and...

Quaker Oats and Share Our Strength Announce New Movement to Fight Childhood Hunger

Philanthropist and Renowned Chef Art Smith Creates Oat-Inspired Menu to Power Americans to Do Good NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In Times Square today, Quaker announces the launch of the Go Project, a new social purpose movement powered by Quaker and the human energy of Americ...

American Red Cross: Meet Our Oscar!

Red Cross rolls out red carpet for one of its own WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world prepares for the most watched awards show on television, the American Red Cross proudly presents our "Oscar". (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO ) ...

Nurses to Congress: Expanding Medicare Could Reverse Job Losses, and Repair Our Broken Healthcare System and Safety Net

Dramatic New Study Presented in Congressional Briefing Today OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On a day in which Congress prepared to vote on the Obama administration's proposed $800 billion economic stimulus package, the nation's largest organization of registered nurses said expandin...

How Does Our Vanity Fare?

New Survey Reveals Favorite and Least Favorite Body Parts: Our Faces are Fabulous; Tummies are Trouble FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Faces and abs top the list of favorite and least favorite body parts, respectively, among both men and women, according to a new survey cond...

Statement to the Media and Our Customers; Clarifying the King Nut Peanut Butter Recall

SOLON, Ohio, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 10, we issued a recall of our peanut butter distributed to food service companies under the King Nut label. We issued the recall after learning that salmonella had been discovered in an open container of peanut butter with our la...

Another reason to avoid high-fat diet -- it can disrupt our biological clock

Jerusalem, December 28, 2008 Indulgence in a high-fat diet can not only lead to overweight because of excessive calorie intake, but also can affect the balance of circadian rhythms everyone's 24-hour biological clock, Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have shown. The biological cloc...

Turn the Corner Honors Andy Abrahams Wilson, Director of Under Our Skin, for His Dedication in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

Emmy Award-Winning Comedy Writer, Alan Zweibel, Keynote Speaker NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last chance to buy tickets for Turn the Corner Foundation's, http://www.turnthecorner.org, annual gala, a fundraiser to help fight Lyme disease. The big event, Unmask a Cure, will b...

How America Signs Her Name; United Spinal Association Presents How to Display Our Flag

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Spinal Association (http://www.UnitedSpinal.org ) in recognition of Veterans Day 2008, is offering free instructions on "How to Display Our Flag" and do it correctly. When we view the flag, we think of freedom, liberty, and pride. It flies on bot...

Is stuttering in our DNA?

Bruce Willis, Marilyn Monroe, and Carly Simon all suffered from stuttering. Today, three million Americans do, too. Most are able to overcome the handicap, which afflicts 5% of all children ― but childhood suffering from stuttering can be traumatic, producing educational, social, and occu...

AUL Action Releases Open Letter to Sen. Obama: Why do you oppose parental notification laws that protect our children from sexual abuse?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AUL Action is releasing an open letter today highlighting the dangers of the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) and Sen. Obama's promise to sign it. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of AUL Action said, "Many people still don't even know about this...

With the Economy of the United States at a Turning Point, Health Care Could Be Our Next Serious Crisis ...

Just in time to help prevent a catastrophe of epic proportions is Get off the Dime: The Secret of Changing Who Pays for Your Health Care NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dr. Potarazu's book is both compelling and informative. His vision of empowering patients and employers, by using i...

HealthMadeEasy.com: Our Healthcare System Is Hemorrhaging

PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by HealthMadeEasy.com -- Congress has made a series of bad decisions that is a major contributing factor to a very serious situation that is decreasing the availability of healthcare, reducing access and dramatic...

'Estrogen flooding our rivers,' Université de Montréal study

The Montreal water treatment plant dumps 90 times the critical amount of certain estrogen products into the river. It only takes one nanogram (ng) of steroids per liter of water to disrupt the endocrinal system of fish and decrease their fertility. These are the findings of Liza Viglino, postd...

Kopernikus, observing our planet for a safer world

The new name of the European GMES Programme (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) has been unveiled: Kopernikus. The European Commission Vice President Gnter Verheugen announced the name today at the GMES 2008 Lille forum. Europe is presenting Kopernikus at the forum as the second fl...

University of Washington School of Social Work and Partners for Our Children Awarded Top National Recognition

Public-Private Partnership Receives 2008 American Public Human Services Academic Excellence Award SEATTLE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Washington School of Social Work (UWSSW) and its new innovative center, Partners for Our Children (POC) has been selected ...

Helping Veterans in Our Communities

National Council Magazine examines Iraq and Afghanistan veterans' struggles with mental health and addiction disorders. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 8, 2008 -- Compelling, firsthand stories by veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars about their continuing struggle...

'Why Do Drugs Cost So Much? and why are we so darn sick?': New Book Reveals Inner Workings of Big Pharma, Asks Hard Questions About Our Health

HENNEPIN, Ill., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Caution! If read in its entirety, "Why Do Drugs Cost So Much? and why are we so darn sick?" (published by AuthorHouse -- http://www.authorhouse.com ) may cause the following side effects: surprise, anger, disbelief and even amusement. Written by the h...

Unable to focus? Welcome to our distracted society's attention deficit

Cell phones, Blackberries, e-mail, laptops allowing people to bring their work anywhere, news arriving in perfectly condensed and filtered snippets via the Internet and TV, never before has communication been so instantaneous and information distributed so quickly. Never before have people been so...
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