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NCDP Health Care Reform Recommendations Advocate for Diabetes Prevention, Treatment and Care

PRINCETON, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Changing Diabetes ((R)) Program (NCDP), a program of Novo Nordisk, and several member associations today urged President Obama and members of Congress to make the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes, one of the natio...

National Patients' Rights Advocate Joins Truman Medical Centers as General Counsel

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- National patients' rights advocate William H. Colby joined Truman Medical Centers on June 22nd as General Counsel to TMC and its Charitable Foundation. He also will serve as the main administrator to the TMC Self Insurance Trust. He replaces Lewis Popper w...

Covenant Medical Center CEO Spencer Maidlow is Named Michigan's Top Hospital and Patient Care Advocate for 2009

LANSING, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covenant Medical Center Inc. chief executive officer Spencer Maidlow today was recognized as Michigan's top hospital and patient grassroots advocate at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association's (MHA) annual meeting. Maidlow was honored...

Elizabeth Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Advocate Foundation's 10th Annual Patient Congress

Address Will Provide a Perspective on 'An Inspired Life' WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and pr...

Antiabortion Advocate Appointed to Senior Position at HHS

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued the following statement today about the appointment of Alexia Kelley to be Director of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the Department of Health and Human Services: Alexia Kelley, ...

Policy gurus advocate community-based approaches to senior housing

The latest installment of Public Policy & Aging Report (PPAR, Vol. 19, No. 1) evaluates current models of creating sustainable lifelong communities for people of all ages. The issue's four articles also explore some of the controversies associated with options presently available. In the le...

iUniverse Hosts Canadian Storytellers, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Advocate for BookExpo America 2009 Book Signings

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- iUniverse , the leading provider of self-publishing and marketing services for authors around the globe, is hosting Canadian storytellers Elisabeth Richards and Bruce Lord, and cystic fibrosis awareness advocate Margarete Cassalina, at a pair of free book si...

Physical Therapists Advocate for Access to Rehabilitative Services on Capitol Hill

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two hundred physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy marched on Capitol Hill Tuesday to educate lawmakers about the critical need for patients to have improved access to physical therapy services. The gr...

Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Proves Health Insurance is a Top Rated Topic for Talk Radio

Arbitron ratings show private health insurance is a top rated topic for consumers despite looming National Health Care plans. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- Kansas City, Jeremy Snider, of KCMO-AM talk radio 710 announced today that the Health Insurance A...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Kyle Picha of Prairie du Chien, WI As Youth Advocate of the Year

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kyle Picha, 17, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., has been named the Central Regional Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against to...
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Chuck Panozzo, Founder of Rock Band Styx, Joins GeoVax Labs, Inc. as an Advocate for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine

ATLANTA, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta-based, publicly traded biopharmaceutical company developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, announced today that Chuck Pano...

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership

...genda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research. "This agreement with GNF opens exciting new ave...a for diabetes research worldwide, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and ...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . Contact: John Ascenzi The Children's Hospital of P...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . About Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is the nation's large...

ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . CONTACT: Juliann Walsh The Children's Hospital of ...

Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . Contact: Rachel Salis-Silverman The Children's Hosp...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

... Studies advocate Blood Conservation and Appropriate Indicators for Transfusion IRVINE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inv...

New Therapy Enlists Immune System to Boost Cure Rate in a Childhood Cancer

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . Contact: Rachel Salis-Silverman Phone: (267) 426-60...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

...of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu . CONTACT: John Ascenzi 267-426-6055 Ascenzi@ema...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...Schwartz of the Robertson Schwartz Agency; and nonprofit executive Ellen Ziffren. Representatives of 24 patient advocacy groups are members of SU2C's advocate Advisory Council. SU2C was formally launched on May 27, 2008. For additional information on Stand Up To Cancer, visit www.su2c.org ...
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Iris Retractors

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Sexual orientation and medicine

...dent Help Organization to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People in Medicine. School officials claimed “the organization and its leader would advocate and promote activities inconsistent with the values of NYMC.” [5] [6] 2005 American Medical Association president Edward Hill, MD bec...
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Tussis

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Trigeminal neuralgia

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Tic douloureux

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Shaken baby syndrome

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Sex education

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Pedophilia

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Obstetrics

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Neuralgia

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Gynecology

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Gastroenterology

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Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award

Philip E. Bourne, a computational biologist and professor with the University of California, San Diego, will be presented with the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award this week in recognition of his efforts as a leading advocate for the free and open dissemination of science and scientific data. Bourne...

ASNTR awards go to Parkinson's Disease research and patient advocate at May meeting

Tampa, Fla. (May 8, 2008) The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) has awarded The 2008 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair to neuroscientist Paul M. Carvey, PhD, dean of the Graduate College at Rush University, Chicago, Ill. The award, made at ASNTRs 15th Annual M...

Agricultural research key to food security

...North, to develop technology transfer initiatives, and with policy-makers in their own countries, to convince them of the value of what they do and to advocate for policies that help farmers make use of the best available technologies and management strategies to increase crop yields. ...

$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC

...ompromised immune systems, and a multi-disciplinary approach to improving cancer care for rural residents. The center also includes researchers at advocate Health Care and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. "The center will capitalize on mature conceptual and technological resources at UIC to foster co...

Another JDRF partner moves research forward with collaboration agreement for diabetes treatment

...the final phases of trials. According to JDRF, a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research, the development is the latest success in its innovative Industry Discovery and Development Partnership (IDDP) program, th...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

... of margarine that makes it creamy at room temperature. Kummerow, 94, has spent nearly six decades studying lipid biochemistry, and is a long-time advocate for a ban on trans fats in food. While the body can use trans fats as a source of energy for maintenance and growth, Kummerow said, trans fats inte...

Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement

...ownplay the importance of lifestyle issues and health. But, in addition to recommending lifestyle changes and prescribing medication, physicians could advocate for a change of working conditions for these jobs in society at large to improve health outcomes for workers." ...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...eve Hoiberg, marketing manager, higher education at Siemens. "We see a direct benefit from CTE programs related to this issue." ACTE and NASDCTEc advocate jointly for career and technical education before Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and the White House. The Perkins Act is among our nation...

Notre Dame researchers describe new tool for evaluating 'managed relocations'

...apid pace of climate change makes it critical that scientists and policy makers begin to assess such actions now. This urgency does not mean that they advocate acting precipitously, however, and the authors have developed this tool to make informed decisions with areas of uncertainty clearly delineated. T...

Grasslands: The future of sustainable agriculture

...treated as an essential resource. "Past Is Prologue," tracks the history of grassland farming, emphasizing some of the philosophical arguments that advocate for grasslands as a vital component of an evolving American society. "The Present: Transitions over 60 Years," aims to provide the reader the foun...
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Photos: 'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Launches Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Campaign to Advocate That Patients Shouldn't Let Psoriasis Impact Personal Style

Campaign Sponsored by Amgen and Wyeth Offers a Chance to Win a Walk on the Runway in New York City Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen and Wyeth today announced that they have partnered with Tim Gunn, television host and fashion consultant ("Project Runway," "Ti...

Consumer Advocate Testifies in Support of Stem Cell Oversight Legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In testimony to be delivered today before the Senate Health Committee, Consumer Watchdog (formerly The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights) backed a bill in the California Senate intended to reform the state stem cell agency....

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

...various current treatments available throughout the world. Stem cell advocate Darren Clarke is organizing the Manchester event. Mr. Clarke became involve... the start of a significant medical advance." Shel Morse, stem cell advocate and mother of Macie Morse, will be attending from Colorado to share the sto...

deCODE Genotyping Laboratory Receives College of American Pathologists Accreditation

...he world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The CAP is an advocate for high quality and cost effective medical care. About deCODE deCODE is a bio-pharmaceutical company developing drugs and DNA-based tes...

Techne Corporation Announces the Retirement of G. Arthur Herbert, a Member of Its Board of Directors

...taff at all levels. He is a man of high integrity and honesty who acted in the best interests of our shareholders while simultaneously being a strong advocate for our employees. He is genuinely a very sincere and good man who is beloved by all of us including Directors and staff. We will miss him terribly ...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...eve Hoiberg, marketing manager, higher education at Siemens. "We see a direct benefit from CTE programs related to this issue." ACTE and NASDCTEc advocate jointly for career and technical education before Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and the White House. The Perkins Act is among our nation...

Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

... of patients. Other appearance-related side effects include nail changes, skin cracking and hair disorders. "Oncology nurses serve as a patient's advocate and help them manage the side effects of cancer therapy," said Beth A. Zubal, RN, oncology nurse practitioner at the Washington University School of...

The Biotechnology Industry Organization Honors Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as Governor of the Year

...support of biotechnology has been vital for our industry's success in Georgia," said Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of BIO. "He has been a stalwart advocate of the biosciences in Georgia and truly understands the promise of our industry to provide revolutionary therapies and cures for patients, increase ag...

Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy

...llow us on Twitter at twitter.com/energycity or visit our blog at americasenergycity.wordpress.com. The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston's business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort...

Greater Houston Partnership to Lead Energy Security Discussion

...ollow us on Twitter @ twitter.com/energycity or visit our blog at americasenergycity.wordpress.com. The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston's business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort...
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Cancer

...DF file) External links US National Cancer Institute Government organization for research and treatment American Cancer Society Patient advocate group Cancer Medicine, 6th Edition Textbook National Comprehensive Cancer Network - has free guidelines for professionals and many pages of qu...

Carbohydrate

...ess water to digest than proteins or fats, and are an important source of energy. Low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins Nutritional Approach advocate the restriction of carbohydrate consumption as a means to achieving weight loss or overall good health . Problems have been cited for the long te...

Eugenics

...ph Fletcher , originator of Situational ethics , Dr. Clarence Gamble , of the Procter and Gamble fortune, and Garrett Hardin , population control advocate and author of The Tragedy of the Commons . Eugenics and genetic engineering The history of eugenics, and the concept of eugenics, have bec...

Nutrition

... obtained from one type of food (the meat and two veg model) has all but been replaced. Increasing complexity means that nutrition researchers today advocate a holistic approach. They readily admit that there are many nutrients and other factors we don't know enough about, and that most foods contain most...

Thomas Malthus

...sition to contraception, his work was also a strong influence on Francis Place ( 1771 – 1854 ), whose Neo-Malthusian movement was the first to advocate contraception. Concerns about Malthus's theory also helped promote the idea of a national population Census in the UK. Government official John Ric...
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