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Congress Resumes Health Care Talks After Independence Day Break

...eling across the country in recent weeks to gain support for his plans of reform on the nation's health care. President Obama's main priorities are to reign in the cost of healthcare insurance for your family while providing insurance to the majority of Americans. However, the details of the legislation...

New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer

...authority over tobacco products. Because no government agency has any authority to regulate tobacco products, tobacco companies currently have free reign over how they manufacture tobacco products and what they put in them. They can make changes that make their products more deadly or more addictive w...

AANS President to Testify on Patient Access to Care

...omprehensive health care reform legislation must include medical liability reform, in order to ensure patient access to quality health care for and to reign in the costs of defensive medicine. "I think we can safely say that there is near universal agreement among physicians, patients, policy experts...

Health Groups Slam Tobacco Marketing to Women

... the news release. "Congress must empower the FDA to regulate tobacco products to put a stop to the harmful practices of an industry that has had free reign for far too long." Though they're the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., tobacco products are virtually exempt from regulation. That w...

Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls

...Network (ACS CAN). "Congress must empower the FDA to regulate tobacco products to put a stop to the harmful practices of an industry that has had free reign for far too long." "This report is a sober reminder that the tobacco industry has become more aggressive in marketing deadly products to women," ...

PJTV Holds Hearing on Stimulus Bill and Health Care Impacts

... on past and future borrowing for bailout and stimulus packages could bring the date closer still. Although there are some measures and plans to reign in health care and entitlement costs, will these measures compensate for the higher interest costs that the U.S. will pay? Will we reach a point when...

Mrs. United States 'Breaks the Silence' During Mental Illness Awareness Week

... Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Gariane Gunter, a psychiatrist in South Carolina, recently was crowned Mrs. United States and will dedicate her reign to raising public awareness about mental illness. As part of her education campaign, Gunter is working with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (N...

Media General TV Stations & Web Sites Join Networks for National Stand Up To Cancer Telethon with Local Fundraising

... and representing their communities by extending fundraising efforts in each market. Media General shares the industry's goal to rally to end cancer's reign as a leading cause of death," said Media General Broadcast Division President Jim Zimmerman. "Many of our stations will raise local funds to be donate...

'Just Stand Up' Star-Studded Charitable Single Sets Pace for Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Campaign

...st Stand Up" is all about the singers and the composers banding together behind SU2C's mission: rallying the public around the goal of ending cancer's reign as a leading cause of death. The all-star television performance premiere of the song will take place live on Friday, September 5th (8pm EDT and PDT),...

Teleflora and Stand Up To Cancer Join Forces

...of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for a nationally televised fundraising event aimed at rallying the public around the goal of ending cancer's reign as a leading cause of death. By bringing together industry professionals, as well as mediums such as television and the web, SU2C will fund cutting-ed...

Cancer drug shows promise against graft vs. host disease

...rs, including lung, brain and colon cancer. The U-M study adds to a growing body of research suggesting HDAC inhibitors also may be useful tools to reign in misguided immune responses. Researchers elsewhere have recently shown that HDAC inhibitors have been beneficial in animal studies of lupus and infl...

The Diabetes Challenge: Blogging Away Diabetes

... on the DiabetesMiracle.org website. The LCA is so confident in the transformative results of their program that they are giving free editorial reign to the winning patient. The blog will provide an honest account of the program's peaks, valleys, and lasting results, expressed by the unfiltered...

CafePress Supports Stand Up To Cancer With Online Store to Help Raise Awareness and Funds for Research

...ns and Bags Provide Perfect Medium for Showing Support and Generating Awareness - Every Purchase Raises Money to Help End Cancer's reign as a Leading Cause of Death SAN MATEO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CafePress, the recognized leader in user generated commerce, is pleased to an...

SAMHSA Honors 'The Sopranos,' 'Monk,' 'Dirt' at Star-Studded Voice Awards in Los Angeles

...and producers from "The Sopranos," "Monk," "Dirt," reign Over Me, and others were honored at the 2008 Voice...pisodes addressing bipolar disorder. Canvas, reign Over Me, and Home of the Brave won in the film cat...th the challenges of a loved one's mental illness. reign Over Me, starring Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle, ex...

ABC, CBS, NBC Announce Historic Collaboration to 'Stand Up To Cancer'

...nationally televised fundraising event to air on September 5, 2008 (8 pm EDT and PDT), aimed at rallying the public around the goal of ending cancer's reign as a leading cause of death. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080527/DC23532LOGO ) Network evening news anchors Charles Gibson, Kati...

ABC, CBS, NBC announce historic collaboration to 'stand up to cancer'

... nationally televised fundraising event to air on September 5, 2008 (8 pm EDT and PDT), aimed at rallying the public around the goal of ending cancers reign as a leading cause of death. Network evening news anchors Charles Gibson, Katie Couric and Brian Williams will announce the initiative together du...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Feb. 27, 2008

..., a wealthy nonprofit foundation that funds some of the nations top researchers, MPS has made a name for itself by giving exceptional researchers free reign to do creative and risky research. Recently, MPS announced that it would establish a new biomedical branch in Florida. The new institute will focu...

Higher Medicare spending yields mixed bag for patients

...beneficial results. According to co-author Keating, We can make Medicare far more cost-effective not by capping it, but by designing policies that reign in discretionary and nonrecommended therapies, while at the same time supporting all recommended care. FINDINGS A large-scale study of over 5...

PA Residents Losing Employer Coverage at Rate Second Only to CA

...ntages of citizens without insurance than most states. "The Prescription for Pennsylvania, like similar proposals in California and Illinois, looks to reign in cost drivers and expand coverage," said Ward. "Delaying action on the governor's plan will postpone the problem but make it more difficult and more...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

... A world record-breaking eater ended the six-year reign of a Japanese champion Wednesday, gobbling a whopping 66 weiners in a mere 12 minutes in the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest. A...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

... The Mughal reign in India may have ended 150 years ago but that need not stop you from tying...high incidence of goitre in the area at that time. After the Mughal reign ended in India in 1857, the garden lay neglected till the Maharaja of Patia...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

...used on the paramilitary culture and us-against-them mentality that seems to still persist in the LAPD. He said the culture originated during the reign of William H. Parker, hired as chief in 1950, who imagined the city's police force as an urban army. Domanick said Parker's view was: "We're the ...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

...ayne said the earliest bones were from the Battle of Hastings era. One of them is a skeleton of a man aged around 50, probably born during the reign of King Canute (1016-1035). He lived during the Norman Conquest of 1066 and the subsequent "Harrying of the North" by William the Conqueror, Payne sai...

Kidney Trade: Curbing the Sale

...e brain dead is the right future strategy and must be vigorously propogated. There is a need to regulate, strengthen and tighten the grip on the reign of affairs related to organ transplant. Measures have been undertaken to salvage the scenario and this has already begun to have its impact. T...

Telomerase Expression Linked To Body Mass

...ies. The capybara, nearly the size of a grown human, was not expressing telomerase, suggesting evolution was willing to forgo the benefits in order to reign in cancer. The results cannot be directly related to humans, but Gorbunova set up the study to produce very strong across-the-board indicators. ...

TV watching may turn your child into a bully

...cognitive stimulation through telling them stories, encouraging them in some form of creative pursuits or even taking them for an educative outing may reign in the aggressive tendencies of the children and make them well adjusted. The researchers are of the opinion that doing such activities together with ...
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