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Learning Takes Place When You Get Things Right

Brain cells tune in on success, monkey experiment finds THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- It is often stated that people learn from their mistakes, but new research sugests people may figure out more from their successes than from their failures. In experiments with monkeys, res...

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...

When You Make Things That Get Implanted in People, Small Things Count

PASO ROBLES, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On a routine day, Specialty Silicone Fabricators in Paso Robles, California, will make silicone micro-implants such as surgical drains, catheter systems, intravenous drug delivery devices and pacemaker leads. What is not routine is the incredibly p...

10 Things to do This Summer!

LONDON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer hols loom, and a warm one is predicted realbuzz.com has come up with a variety of healthy active ideas to keep the whole family entertained over the summer months. Our realbuzz.com top 10 healthy family activities include: 1. Swimming is alw...

Make Sure Your Baby is Seeing the Most Important Things in His World

InfantSEE(R) reminds parents about the importance of eye assessments for babies during June's Child Vision Awareness Month ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- When should a parent schedule a comprehensive eye assessment for a baby? Clinical research has shown that at 6 months, the average baby...

Special K(R) Brand Shakes Things Up with New Weight-Management Protein Shake

The Initial Rush is On, So Consumers Should Get This Deliciously Cool, Smooth Drink While It's Hot BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most widely anticipated product launches of the season doesn't feature the bells and whistles of most sought-after new products, such as ph...

Top Five Things Hospitals Need to do in Order to Remain Safe and Secure

ATLANTA, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals are perceived as safe places, but today they are becoming one of the most dangerous places in America. Even in the best of economic times, security is not the top priority for most hospitals. In tough times, it is an easy place to cut budget and staff. ...

America's Peanut Farmers to Travel to New York City to Meet Consumers, Work to Rebuild Trust in All Things Peanut

Grand Central Terminal Will Host Growers, Peanut Field, Product Sampling March 4 and 5 NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the National Peanut Board will set up shop in Vanderbilt Hall in New York City's Grand Central Terminal March 4 and 5 to meet consumers, answer questions and giv...

Disability Community Humble Beginnings Lead to Great Things at Disabled World

Disabled World, an online disability community for the disabled, and people with health problems, celebrates five years of serving people with disabilities. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) February 23, 2009 -- Disabled World, an online disability community for the disabled, an...

KnowYourTeeth.com Launches as the Internet's New Go-To Resource for 'All Things Dental'

Research Shows Moms Seek Quality Online Tools To Manage Family's Dental Care and Oral Health Academy of General Dentistry Creates Comprehensive Web Portal CHICAGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everyone knows that Moms are the ones who make most decisions in American households...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, one of the last things a person or a family needs is to make an emergency visit to their veterinarian because of a sick pet, especially in these difficult financial times, says Upstate New York veterinarian Dr. Richard Orzeck. Even though it is impossi...

Top 10 Things Pharma Should Know About India - Free Paper From Decision Resources

Competition From Alternative Medicine and Relationships With Healthcare Facilities Are Among the Issues Detailed in the Paper WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, h...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says Texas Ophthalmological Association

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When most people go out to mow the lawn, jump-start the car or get ready to do some spring cleaning, the last thing they think about is protecting their eyes, but it should be first on their mind. October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and E...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When most people go out to mow the lawn, jump-start the car or get ready to do some spring cleaning, the last thing they think about is protecting their eyes, but it should be first on their mind. October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and E...

Surviving Your PreRetirement Years: 15 Things You Must Do Between 50 and 64

A seemingly endless number of articles and magazine covers talk about retirement, but the fact is that most Baby Boomers are still not ready for the rocking chair. By 2010, 58 million people--20% of the population--will be 50-64. Sure, they must do some retirement planning, but meanwhile how do...

The Shape of Things to Come: Website Gives the Lowdown on Liposuction, Pioneers the Field by Offering Consumers $800 Coupons Toward Procedures

LAS VEGAS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as new surgical procedures are breaking ground daily in the field of liposuction, a recently launched website is breaking ground for patients. LipoVance.com ( http://www.LipoVance.com ) is not only educating consumers about the various procedures availabl...

Cancer was one of the best things to happen to me ... but I worry about the future

London, UK: For Dan Savage, surviving testicular cancer has been a spur to him making the most of his life and taking more adventurous decisions, and he says, that in retrospect, it was probably one of the best things that has happened to him. But as he approaches the end of his fifth year in rem...

'Cancer was one of the best things to happen to me... but I worry about the future'

London, UK: For Dan Savage, surviving testicular cancer has been a spur to him making the most of his life and taking more adventurous decisions, and he says, that in retrospect, it was probably one of the best things that has happened to him. But as he approaches the end of his fifth year in rem...

The Best Things in Life Are ... In Better Health & Living(R), A Free, Premium Magazine Launching April 26 in the Twin Cities

Available at no cost to Twin Cities' consumers, the bi-monthly magazine, published in partnership with the St. Paul Pioneer Press, features national and local content written and edited by the most experienced health journalists in the country MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, M...

Ten Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

SEATTLE, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most people assume that cancer is genetic and cannot be avoided. However, according to the American Cancer Society, healthy behaviors could prevent approximately half of cancer deaths. Below is a list of 10 lifestyle changes, all based on the l...

When it comes to emotions, Eastern and Western cultures see things very differently: Study

A team of researchers from Canada and Japan have uncovered some remarkable results on how eastern and western cultures assess situations very differently. Across two studies, participants viewed images, each of which consisted of one centre model and four background models in each image. The r...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

Researchers at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia have solved the mystery behind why people occasionally see things change colour before their eyes. Samo and Marko Kreft of the university, who conducted a study using pumpkin seed oil, say that it happens due to the unique makeup of ...

Normal People can Only Remember Four Things at a Time

Psychologists that the University of Oregon say that the capacity of short-term memory is a strong predictor of an individual's IQ level and scholastic achievement . A study conducted by them has shown that an average person can think only about four items at a time, but people with high I...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

Your ability to listen to a phone message in one ear while a friend is talking into your other earand comprehend what both are sayingis an important communication skill thats heavily influenced by your genes, say researchers of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (...

Seven Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk

There’s no one big way to reduce your risk for breast cancer, but a combination of approaches could make a difference, reports //the January 2007 issue of Harvard Women’s Health Watch. Here are several factors that could affect your risk: Weight gain: Studies show that weight gain is a risk ...

The Memory Retains Things that We Have forgotten

We might feel that we have forgotten certain things in everyday life, but in a study conducted researchers have noted that whatever we have forgotten does still stay in our memory//. Sander Daselaar of the University of Amsterdam and Roberto Cabeza of Duke University, conducted a study in whi...

Crazy Things - Children aged five joining junior gym

‘Kid gyms’ have aroused as fear about childhood obesity grows and thus private fitness clubs rush// to install child-sized machines, during the past two years. Biggest Junior gym firms, like Shokk and Zig Zag was build...

Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

...rmation proactively from schools regarding plans for the H1N1 virus and teach children how to lessen the spread of the virus. Teaching children simple things such as good hand washing practices or how to cover their cough or sneeze can go a long way in reducing the spread of seasonal flu and H1N1. ...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

...that it is relatively 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 infor...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...to PWC's consumer survey, more than half of those who went to the emergency room in the last year did so for non-emergency reasons. "One of the key things that we have found is that the emergency room turns out to be the front door for many folks trying to gain access into the health-care system," said D...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

...is of angina does not pinpoint the cause of the chest pain, he said. "Angina is a lot of challenges," Fonarow said. "It can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people." And the study was observational, meaning that it dealt with all the people seen at the medical practices rather than...

Combo Treatment May Ease Depression After Stroke

...cial therapy used in the study was conducted by nurses who did nine one-on-one sessions with patients in an eight-week span. The sessions covered such things as how to increase pleasant events, problem solving, caregiver support and identifying and modifying negative thoughts. More information The U...

Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures

...m." In the past, most stroke survivors did not live long enough to fall victim to a fracture or other major problem, Whitson said. "One of the main things we need to do is recognize fracture as a non-infrequent complication of the post-stroke patient. That recognition can help us prevent other major prob...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...KBPI Denver, CO and KLON-Long Beach. From the Los Angeles Times Calendar section received the distinction of being recognized as "One of the best things about drive-time In L.A. is Bubba Jackson's Jazz on KLON." He has received vast recognition from political leaders and the community such as the...

Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

...f this can include more telephone, mail and even in-person solicitations. Or, if older people start running out of money when they never did before or things are suddenly missing from their home, they could be in trouble. "The tragedies of elder abuse are a reflection on all of us," Don said. "It can be ...

Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia

... High cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes and smoking raise Alzheimer's risk TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The things that are bad for your heart in the middle years of life -- high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes -- are bad for your brain in...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

...to get the contents of the package, it would make it more likely they would never need to go to the emergency room," he noted. Of course, there are things that can be done right now by parents and caregivers, Budnitz said. These include making sure the cap is tightly secured after taking medication and p...

Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation

...her of four and grandmother to 12. She received Michael's lungs after three years of waiting. Barbara told the Corea family that she is able to do things she has never done before. She was always hesitant about her grandson's motorcycle, but one day when her grandson asked if she wanted to go for a ride...

Five Questions About Eczema

...ating skin care products or cosmetics begins. (7) Adult cases can be frequently tied to exposure in which the skin comes into contact with such things as toiletries containing alcohol, astringents or fragrances. Additional triggers include harsh detergents/soaps, abrasive clothing (wool or synthetic...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...tor, was a shining star during the project. She really saw the need to make things better. She got the Admitting Department on-board and turned it around quic...ithin 24 Hours rose to 100 percent. Kim Perry said, "There were some things Compirion did that were minute but very significant. They added shelves to ...
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