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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 ...

How to Avoid the Hidden Traps: What Some Insurance Companies Won't Tell You

Many Americans find themselves in stressful financial situations when unexpected challenges such as a serious accident, illness and disease occur. Most of these circumstances can be avoided if customers knew the right questions to ask and traps to avoid when choosing individual and/or family heal...

Most neuropsychological tests don't tell Alzheimer's disease from vascular dementia

WASHINGTON Most of the cognitive tests that have been used to decide whether someone has Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia have not been very helpful when used alone. A new report published by the American Psychological Association concluded that when older people are confused and forgetfu...

Convenient Safety Magnets Tell You What To Do In An Emergency

Company Makes it Easy to Remember CPR Instructions CHANDLER, Ariz., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Years ago, you took a class in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). At the time you knew what to do if someone was having a heart attack, but now, it's not so clear. Is CPR thirty compressions or sixty?...

ADAPT Disability Rights Activists and SEIU Home Care Attendants Tell Congress: Community Choice is a Right

Consumers and Workers Call on Elected Officials to Pass Community Choice Act WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of activists from the ADAPT disability rights organization, and home care attendants who belong to SEIU joined together in the halls of Congress today to deliv...

Many Smokers Don't Tell Docs About Their Habit

And more than half aren't worrying about their health, survey finds THURSDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of smokers aren't fretting over their personal health, and almost a quarter of those who have health-care providers haven't discussed their tobacco use with that per...

Five Secrets Your Bed Won't Tell You

Allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett and Aller-Ease® share some shocking information about what lurks beneath the sheets Duquesne, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- Beds are a sanctuary - a safe haven for rest and rejuvenation. But if most people - particularly allergy suffer...

'I'm Gonna Tell ... an offbeat tale of survival'

PITTSBURGH, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It was on a train ride with a cousin to attend the funeral of a family member that Lori Cardille began her painful journey on the road to recovering from childhood sexual abuse. During the train ride, when her cousin asked out of the blue if Lori thought his fa...

Five Secrets Your Bed Won't Tell You

Allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett and Aller-Ease(R) share some shocking information about what lurks beneath the sheets DUQUESNE, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Beds are a sanctuary - a safe haven for rest and rejuvenation. But if most people - particularly allergy sufferers - really knew what wa...

Cardinal George Urges Catholics to Tell Administration: Keep Conscience Protections for Health Care Workers

Message Spread on Web Sites, YouTube Don't Move From 'Democracy to Despotism,' Cardinal Francis George Warns Alert Health, Human Services to Danger in Rescinding Conscience Protections WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Francis George is urging Catholics in the...

Octuplets Mom Chooses NBC's Ann Curry to Tell Story

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Killeen Furtney Group, a Los Angeles marketing and public relations firm, announced today that their client, Ms. Nadya Suleman, mother of octuplets born last week, has selected Ann Curry, NBC anchor, to tell her story. ...

Biomarkers: What can they tell us

SAN ANTONIO - As cancer researchers move away from the general use of chemotherapy and into more targeted approaches, scientists are working to discover effective ways to measure response and risk. Data presented at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium illustrate the cutting edge of b...

Children Tell Researchers: We'll Get Fit if It's Fun

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent study at the University of Cumbria found that nine in every ten youngsters want to play video games at the same time as exercising. The games reduce the boredom of exercise. Fifty children aged 11 and 12 were asked to use exercise...

Consumers, Nurses, Seniors Tell Governor: Don't Break Your Promise to Protect Innocent Patients from Health Insurance Cancellations, Don't Weaken Existing Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses, consumers, and seniors called on the legislature and the governor today to include a key provision to protect innocent patients in any health insurance cancellation legislation forthcoming in the closing days of the legislative sess...

Catholics at International AIDS Conference XVII Tell Pope: End Ban on Condoms

MEXICO CITY, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As thousands gather in Mexico City for the 17th International AIDS Conference August 3-8, 2008, Catholics for Choice and its Latin American sister organizations, Catolicas por el Derecho a Decidir, will be highlighting Catholic opposition to the ...

Duke chemist has new way to tell right from left

DURHAM, N.C. A Duke University chemist has apparently solved a long-standing frustration in creating certain synthetic molecules that make up drugs, which could lead to better drugs with fewer side effects. Like human hands, many molecules that make up drugs come in two shapes, right and left....

Virtual biopsy can tell whether colon polyp is benign without removal, Mayo researchers say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. A probe so sensitive that it can tell whether or not a cell living within the human body is veering towards cancer development may revolutionize how future colonoscopies are done, say researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla. Investigators have found that techn...

Mouth may tell the tale of lung damage caused by smoking

SAN DIEGO - Cells lining the mouth reflect the molecular damage that smoking does to the lining of the lungs, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report today at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Examining oral tissue lining the ...

Surgery Holidays to Malaysia - British Women Tell Their Stories

MELBOURNE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/-- There is a growing popularity amongst British men and women to travel to Malaysia for surgery holidays. The decision to travel overseas is increasing at an enormous rate - leading operator Gorgeous Getaways witnessed an increase in popularity with British clie...

Docs Should Tell All About Cord Blood Banks

New guidelines say differences between nonprofit, for-profit banks should be explained THURSDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should tell pregnant patients considering umbilical cord blood banking about the advantages and disadvantages of public versus private cord blood banks,...

Babies Can Tell Friend From Foe

Researchers say infants make distinctions based on behaviors WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals that infants who have not yet learned language can still judge who is friend and who is foe. Babies as young as 6 months old prefer people who cooperate versus pe...

Don't tell mother she has cancer

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 1 When family members ask physicians not to disclose bad news to ill loved ones, clinicians often struggle to balance their obligation to be truthful to the patient with the familys belief that the information would be harmful. To help clinicians more successfully manage these co...

Patients can't recall their medications to tell doctors

CHICAGO --- Doctors rely on patients to accurately tell them what prescription medications and what dosages -- they are taking in out-patient visits. (A patient's chart may not always be available or complete.) That information is essential for physicians to monitor whether a drug is working, and...

Scrapblog(TM) Teams with March of Dimes to Tell Every Baby's Story

'Every Baby has a Story' campaign uses online scrapbooking service to help families share experiences and encourage donations MIAMI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrapblog, Inc., the first web-based service for creating and sharing multimedia scrapbooks, has announced that it is partnering...

Inspiring Authors Tell Inspirational Stories: Special Writers Find Accepting Home at Lulu.com

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration can take on different forms; it can be a song, an event or a person. Lulu.com has made it possible for those with inspiring stories to have an outlet, in particular Heather Higgins, an 11-year-old author with Autism. Heather Higgins publishe...

'Cipla, Tell the Truth'; AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches New Ad Campaign

Open Letter Print Ad to Appear Today in Major Indian Newspapers Includes Chart Comparing Cipla Drug Prices in India vs. Africa; AHF Urges Lower Prices, Greater Access for Indians in Need NEW DELHI, India, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing global campaig...

Time to Talk About CAM: Health Care Providers and Patients Need To Ask and Tell

BETHESDA, Md., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has launched Time to Talk, an educational campaign to encourage patients -- particularly those age 50 or older -- and their ...

Which came first, social dominance or big brains? Wasps may tell

Theres new evidence supporting the idea that bigger brains are better. A study of a tropical wasp suggests that the brainpower required to be dominant drives brain capacity. University of Washington researchers have found that key processing regions in the brains of both males and females of ...

Even at Four Months, Babies can Tell When Speakers Switch Languages

At four months, babies may be too young to speak or crawl, but they can certainly tell when a speaker has switched to a different language with only visual cues. Researcher Whitney Weikum from the University of British Columbia found that infants are able to discern when a different langu...

Show me your pet, and I’ll tell you, who you are

In a startling revelation, some researchers have discerned a thread of similarity running between owners and their pet dogs, portraying glaring likeness of character. //For instance, it was observed that owners of ferocious aggressive breeds, like pit bulls, invariably had a past criminal record co...

Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"

The House of Representatives have passed a controversial bill on the 'national food uniformity'. This contentious labelling law would effectively take away //the power from local & state governments to enforce labels on food safety on foods and beverages that are likely to cause cancer, defects in ...

Charlotte Church Warns kiss n tell girls not to flirt with Henson

London: Welsh singer Charlotte Church is one jealous kitten, when it comes to protecting her handsome lover Gavin Henson from the admiring glances of young ladies who drape themselves all over the rugby ace. // The singer, who recently confessed that she would rather quit singing forever than ...

Stomach Beats Can Tell the Truth About Lying

New York: Currently lie detection methods use heart activity, but now the stomach’s rhythm can be used instead quite accurately for lie detection reports the online edition of New Scientist. // India-born scientist Pankaj Pasricha at the University of Texas found that the heart is unreliable...

Kiss a Chocolate and Tell

A study has shown that the sensation of melting to a chocolate gave an intense high, far more than the thrill of a lover’s kiss. // The finding which could cause many hearts to sink has shown that simply melting to a chocolate is equivalent to hugging and kissing your loved one, four times. Pa...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

...ively quick and easy to identify strep throat, however, and the flu does have a distinctive set of symptoms. "To me, there are certain things - if you tell me you have chills, aches, you feel like someone hit you over the head with a sledgehammer, you've got the flu," he said. More information Fin...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

...t 10 years. We pretty well demonstrate that it is a reality." Asked if he knew the reason for the difference, Buckley said, "I wish I did. We can't tell people why it is so. We need further research to get into the details of why men are doing worse than women." Lifestyle factors clearly made a diff...

Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial

...d she woke up. "My focus would go right to my ear, if it was ringing, chances were, I wasn't going to be a happy person that day, and I would tell myself over and over, 'maybe later or tomorrow the ringing will go away," explains Seguin. "I was constantly saying, 'I'm sorry, what did y...

SDSU's Process Improvement Programs Help Businesses Achieve Bottom Line Results

...rview with Navy.mil, the official web site of the United States Navy: "If I were to speak with other officers and sailors about Lean, I would tell them that we can no longer afford to do business as usual. The country demands that we exercise fiscal responsibility," Smith told Navy.mil. ...

Effient(TM) is Now Available in Pharmacies

...ould talk to their doctor, as they may be at an increased risk of bleeding. If patients plan to have surgery or a dental procedure, they should tell their doctors that they are taking Effient. Patients should not stop taking Effient without first talking to the doctor who prescribed it for ...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

...infections. Your doctor should test you for TB before you take ENBREL and monitor you closely for TB while on ENBREL. Before starting ENBREL, tell your doctor if you: Think you have, are being treated for, have signs of, or are prone to infection. You should not start taking ENBREL ...
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