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Mental Health Advocates Call for Psycho Donuts to Do the Right Thing

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oscar Wright, chief executive officer of United Advocates for Children and Families (UACF), and Kipp Berdiansky, co-owner of the Psycho Donuts shop, participated in an interview and debate Wednesday on KTVU's Bay Area People with h...

Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division

Life flight and air ambulance service Angel Medflight adds attorneys to client advocates legal services division. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 20, 2009 -- Angel Medflight, a worldwide life flight and air ambulance service, is pleased to announce the addition of attorne...

Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Medflight, a worldwide life flight and air ambulance service, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Michael J. Ward and Richard Siever to its client advocates legal services division. The addition will complement the c...

Diabetes Advocates Call For National Strategy, Leadership to Reduce Diabetes and Advance Detection and Treatment

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Changing Diabetes ((R)) Program (NCDP) recently called for the creation of a National Diabetes Coordinator to develop and implement a nationwide strategy to reduce the incidence of diabetes and its devastating complications. ...

Dr. Donnica Moore Advocates that Women Follow a Preventive Dental Health Routine that Includes Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield

-- Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield toothpaste creates a micro-thin shield against acid attack -- CINCINNATI, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading women's health expert, Donnica L. Moore, MD, wants women to know that their dental health is important to their overall wellness. She recommends Crest a...

U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Advocates Strong Healthcare Reforms in Support of American Values

Supporting individual quality of life and American business competitiveness through healthcare reform WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce submitted today a "Report to Congress" urging America's elected leaders to restore American values and busi...

Patient Advocates From All 50 States Gather in Nation's Capitol to Meet With Lawmakers and Urge Passage of Comprehensive Health Care Reform

PAF Hosts Representatives in Effort to Promote Healthcare Access for All WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and representatives from the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) -- a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation as...

Patient Advocates Educate Healthcare Quality Leaders

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality (FAHQ) held its Annual Conference in Orlando last month. True to the Conference theme, It's All About the Patient, FAHQ made a stunning departure from traditional healthcare speakers by including...

Technology Leaders, Patient Groups and Community Advocates Launch Effort to Tackle Chronic Disease Crisis in Washington State

Microsoft Corp., The Moyer Foundation, Group Health, The Technology Alliance, UW TechTransfer all partners in new initiative SEATTLE, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An alliance of leaders in health care, business, and community advocacy today launched the Washington state chapte...

Global Health Advocates Call for Pan-African Voices to Speak Up

Letter from an African Man Living with HIV/AIDS Presented to the White House "It is not morally right for the President to cut down on the U.S. global health contribution, especially on AIDS. Cutting the budget for global AIDS funding is tantamount to genocide, and Mr. Obama shall be held acc...
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Consumer Advocates Support Patent Office on Stem Cell Patent Rejection

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amended stem cell patent claims submitted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation don't overcome the U.S. Patent Office Examiner's rejections and the claims remain unpatentable, two consumer groups said today. In formal comments fil...

Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students

...e in part through donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, and a nationwide network of LFA chapters and support groups. In addition, LFA advocates have been effective in advancing lupus research and education programs conducted by the federal government, and secured millions of additional researc...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

...s, Centocor Ortho Biotech is at the forefront of developing education and public policy initiatives to ensure patients and their families, caregivers, advocates and healthcare professionals have access to the latest treatment information, support services and quality care. For more information about Centocor ...

Leader in Prostate Health Urges Prostate Cancer Screening in Face of Contradicting Data

... as well as other men's health issues. The Council - comprised of a consortium of leading physicians, health educators, scientists and prostate cancer advocates - aims to conduct nation wide screenings for men and perform research that will aid in the detection and treatment of prostate conditions. More infor...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

... donors who provide financial support, private sector partners who contribute promising drugs, our scientific colleagues who lend their expertise, and advocates around the globe who work to ensure that the voices of those who are poor and ill are heard. While the path remains difficult and uncharted, we have g...

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

...ugh research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. The organization raises money for direct private funding of research -- and advocates for more aggressive federal research funding of medical breakthroughs in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. The Pancreatic Canc...

Faith and Civil Society Leaders Call for Truth and Leadership in U.S. HIV Prevention Efforts

...number of people newly put on treatment worldwide, advocates are calling on the United States this World AIDS D... do not have this luxury." On December 1, advocates of diverse faiths and beliefs will gather for a Wo..., United Church of Christ Sponsored by: advocates for Youth; American Jewish World Service; Center f...

Video: The Looming Crisis in Cancer Drug Development: 97% of Adult Cancer Patients Do Not Take Advantage of Clinical Trial Programs

...ure of cancer. The membership includes more than 28,000 basic, translational, and clinical researchers, healthcare professionals' cancer survivors and advocates in the United States and 80 other countries. AACR marshals the full spectrum of expertise from the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prev...

MedNet Solutions to Sponsor and Exhibit at the 2008 Advanced Medical Technology Association Conference in Washington, D.C.

...ies of all individuals involved with clinical studies, resulting in significant time and cost savings for sponsors, CROs and clinical sites. AdvaMed advocates for a legal, regulatory and economic environment that advances global health care by assuring worldwide patient access to the benefits of medical tech...

Video: Large, Multi-Center Trial Demonstrates Comparable Accuracy for Virtual Colonoscopy and Standard Colonoscopy

...s at each participating site. Preparation for CT colonography and colonoscopy both involve taking solutions to clear and cleanse the colon. Research advocates played an important role in advising the scientists who conducted this study. "As the ACRIN patient advocate who worked with the research team and as ...
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Thomson CenterWatch Clinical Trial Listings

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Advocates in Medical Definition

Hickam's dictum

... When discussing Occam's razor in contemporary medicine, doctors and philosophers of medicine speak of diagnostic parsimony . Diagnostic parsimony advocates that when diagnosing a given injury, ailment, illness, or disease a doctor should strive to look for the fewest possible causes that will account for ...
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Pesticides

... in and around the home? ... National regulation of pesticides has a long history. ... Beyond Pesticides is a non-profit advocacy group which advocates the development ... compounds analyzed in water include 76 pesticides and 7 selected ... Most of the pesticides in use today are more water so...

Pedophilia

...edophilia is associated with anomic ... Note that pedophilia can be diagnosed solely in the presence of ... The Human Face of Pedophilia also advocates legalization of adult ... pedophilia viewpoint. ... The American Psychological Association has published a study concluding that ... Rather they...

Parasite

...e Dog Owner or Cat Owner buttons to learn more about specific parasites . ... Parasites and their relationship to cancer is an idea with many advocates and detractors. ... most of her emphasis on one particular type of parasite , a fluke. ... Learn about Giardia infection and its public health ...

Heimlich maneuver

...ntor of abdominal thrusts known as the Heimlich maneuver , though debate continues over his role in the development of the procedure. Heimlich also advocates the controversial and unproven use... But if you know how to perform the Heimlich maneuver ... WARNING: Performing the Heimlich maneuver ca...

Hammer

...iker. B.J. Hammer (Williamson) gets... Founder Alvina Hammer believed that individuals with disabilities had the right ... Hammer Joined advocates for the Disabled Rally Against Funding Cuts ... Hammer Heads Deluxe - It's smashariffic fun from the creators of Bejeweled 2 Deluxe and Zuma Del...

Family Planning

... of ... Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Services Program, Family Planning Program Sites ... Family Planning advocates of New York State ... Publicly supported family planning services prevent an estimated 1.3 million ... Despite advances in family planning ...

Dental Health

...orum and FAQ dealing with questions about dental treatment, problems, and procedures. Dedicated to assisting policymakers, healthcare providers, advocates and parents improve children's oral health and increase their access to dental care. ...

Cardiac arrest

...l recurrences? ... SCAA identifies and unites survivors, those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest , as well as others who are interested in being advocates on ... ...

Beckwith

...English actor ... Francis J. "Frank" Beckwith (1960-) is an American Christian philosopher, scholar, debater, and lecturer. Beckwith advocates in the areas of social ethics, legal philosophy, philosophy of religion, intelligent design and the Christian countercult movement. Currently, he... ...

Aging

...ularized the biology of aging , while promoting life extension ... David Gems - works on aging in roundworms at University College London ... advocates more medical research into aging , stimulates training and provides information on aging -related diseases and conditions. Aging and Anti- Agi...
Advocates in Biological News

NJIT architect professor advocates best-building practices for high wind regions

More than ever before, building design and construction can be significantly improved to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to help better resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction, said NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD. Taher, who is also a...

Our 'caveman logic' embraces ESP over evolution

... of humanity's weakness for superstitions, blind assumptions and primitive thinking, and shows how we can start to overcome 'caveman logic.'" Davis advocates a world in which "spirituality" is viewed as a dangerous rather than an admirable quality, and suggests ways in which we can overcome our innate predi...

Grasslands: The future of sustainable agriculture

...k is provided on the CD that accompanies this book. Aiming to inspire and educate, the book's three main sections highlight the voices of grassland advocates through history, examine the many functions of grassland today, and look at the benefits grass-based agriculture can provide when grass is treated as ...

Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs

...ssive volcanism. The fourth event is possibly a smaller impact as evidenced by another iridium layer about 100,000 years after the mass extinction. advocates of the Chicxulub impact theory suggest that the impact crater and the mass extinction event only appear far apart in the sedimentary record because an...

Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems

... at the exportation points in foreign countries. Greater public education is needed to educate individuals, importers, veterinarians and pet industry advocates about the dangers of diseases that emerge from wildlife and that can make their way to domesticated animals and humans. "We need to look at all th...

Open access research celebrated

... ceremony at London's Barbican Centre last week. The event was attended by shortlisted authors, eminent researchers from around the world, open access advocates and science journalists. The Research Awards, now in their third year, recognize excellence in research that has been made universally accessible ...

Study: Health undervalued in reproductive rights debate

... assertions of religious freedom. Increased pharmacist refusal to provide contraception and other actions like it are exactly what reproductive health advocates fear happening nationwide if conscience clauses become the norm." In another case, a judge upheld a law that would shutter a rural abortion provide...

Living long, living well

...yone with a personal, professional, or scholarly interest in cutting edge research on healthy aging, from students and consumers of all ages, to elder advocates and academics, will find the half-day open forum stimulating and relevant. Short, engaging presentations will address topics that range from the ...

Bioscience institutions come together to launch Microlife Discovery Center for area students

...ioneered by Dr. Jay Short while at the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, aims to motivate and inspire the next generation of scientists and science advocates by engaging students from the San Diego region and beyond, in a hands-on process the MicroBlitzSM -- to discover and describe new microbial life form...

If you're aggressive, your dog will be too, says veterinary study at University of Pennsylvania

... use may have grown from the idea that canine aggression is rooted in the need for social dominance or to a lack of dominance displayed by the owner. advocates of this theory therefore suggest owners establish an "alpha" or pack-leader role. The purpose of the Penn Vet study was to assess the behavioral...
Advocates in Biological Technology

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Advocates Screening Fire Fighters for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Using Pulse CO-Oximetry

Union believes many cardiac arrests experienced by fire fighters may be attributable to CO exposure IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Read-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today a...

Consumer Advocates Praise Interstate Stem Cell Open Meeting Decision

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) today praised the decision to open the next meeting of the fledgling Interstate Alliance for Stem Cell Research to the public saying that an open, transparent process builds support ...

Video: New Way RA(TM) Talk Show Premieres Online for People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

...ntocor Ortho Biotech Inc. is at the forefront of developing education and public policy initiatives to ensure patients and their families, caregivers, advocates and healthcare professionals have access to the latest treatment information, support services and quality care. For more information about Centocor O...

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

... (SOD) in China. She was born blind but began to regain her vision just weeks into her stem cell treatment. Her parents have been passionate stem cell advocates ever since. Darren said, "I felt that western medical opinion directed people away from the treatments available to people with problems like D...

Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th

...o the field with other ALS patients to repeat a similar ceremony in the Angels' stadium and then spend the rest of the day with other ALS patients and advocates attending the game as well. More information on Corey and his efforts can be found online at www.coreyscrusaders.alscommunity.org . The "4ALS...

Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

...s left of the sugarcane after it has been processed into ethanol and sugar. More than 100 countries around the world already grow sugarcane, and UNICA advocates that many of them can benefit from the same cane-based energy technology developed in Brazil. During Green Week, Kutas will participate in the ...

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

...itol Hill agenda. This module clarifies the confusing array of reform options that are currently under consideration and explains the perspectives of advocates and opponents. Possible implications of change for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector are explored. Hot Topics -- Health reform is...

ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE: Prana's Co-Founding Scientist, Rudy Tanzi Teams up with Star-Powered Cast in GQ Photoshoot

...Geoffrey Kempler, Prana's Chairman and CEO. "We consider it a significant accomplishment that some of the most brilliant scientific minds are leading advocates of Prana and its strategy for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease." About Prana Biotechnology Limited Prana Biotechnology was established to...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and Shire Launch Virtual 'IBD March on the Hill' to Increase Funding for Digestive Disease Research

... Virtual March Connects 'IBD Day on the Hill' advocates in Washington, D.C. with Online Supporters ...he opportunity to support the more than 75 patient advocates who are in Washington, DC today for CCFA's seventh...nal Advocacy Conference "IBD Day on the Hill." The advocates will meet with legislators to gain support for the...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

...es that all Americans will take steps to take care of their arteries. Through education and information, US AGAINST ATHERO supports people in becoming advocates for their own health and for the health of others. To join the US AGAINST ATHERO effort, please visit www.athero.com . About AstraZeneca A...
Advocates in Biological Definition

Down syndrome

...ts, and all remain highly controversial. Down syndrome's sociology advocates for people with Down Syndrome stress that they have the same human rights ..., but only 63 p.a. were listed in the 1995 birth register. Providing what advocates call outdated and biased information on the personality of a child with Dow...

Eugenics

...l philosophy (sometimes labeled a "science") which advocates the manipulation of human reproduction for the p...he state, 1890s-1945 One of the earliest modern advocates of eugenic ideas (before they were labeled as such...enics legislation still had benefits; namely, that advocates such as Margaret Sanger (founder of Planned Par...

Stem cell

...dvisory group composed of 18 doctors, legal and ethical scholars, scientists and a journalist. In February , 2004 Bush removed from the council two advocates of embryonic stem cell research, professor of ethics William May and biologist Elizabeth Blackburn . In their place, he appointed pediatric neurosur...

Vaccine

...ould be argued that they reap some of the benefits of vaccines, through herd immunity, without assuming the risks those who choose to vaccinate do. advocates of routine vaccination argue that side effects of approved vaccines are either far less serious than actually catching the disease, or are very rare, ...
Advocates in Biological Dictionary

Eugenics

...ound the United States after ... Eugenics is a social philosophy which advocates the improvement of human ... Historically, eugenics has been used as a ...ification for coercive state ... Eugenics is a social philosophy which advocates the improvement of human ... Historically, eugenics has been used as a ...
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