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...
American Airlines Honors Flight Attendants at Golden Heart Awards Ceremony
and Survivors Reunite to Celebrate Life and Recognize Heroes
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American
Airlines today presented Golden Heart awards to 19 flight attendants
have administered emergency medical attent...
Toilet Training Goes High Tech
The theory behind the study comes straight out of the annals of behavioral and biofeedback psychology. By responding faster to dirty diapers, attendants
can give appropriate encouragement and help children focus on bladder control more efficiently, said Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, study co-author and profes...
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Testifies on Emergency Planning After Recent Flu Outbreak
... onboard the aircraft and continued to deny flight attendants
common OSHA protections. As the front line employees in this industry, flight attendants
have a unique day-to-day understanding of steps th...quiring them to take specific steps to help flight attendants
not only protect themselves from exposure, but als...
Paralysis Population Survey Shows Over a Million More Paralyzed Than Previously Estimated; Five Times More People Live With Spinal Cord Injury
...espite and better support systems.
Limited number of personal care attendants
: More and better trained and paid attendants
are needed to provide morning and evening care to people with spinal cord i...
Delta Employees Blanket Salt Lake City Medical Center With Warm Gifts
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"A Quilt for Every Bed" project began as a labor of love in 2001 when a few flight attendants
and reservationists started patchworking during breaks between flights. Since that time, nearly 10,000 hand-sewn quilts have been donated to the hospi...
Tomato Products Wellness Council Joins Harvard Medical School and the Culinary Institute of America to Take Part in Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives April 2-5, 2009
...ectors and executive chefs to the beautiful Napa Valley region to hone an appreciation for good, healthy cuisine. The interactive conference provides attendants
with the opportunity to learn about the latest findings in nutrition science from leading experts in the field, practice hands-on skills in culinary p...
Leader in Ear Care Health Category Expands Product Line
...iated with air pressure changes. EarPlanes were developed in conjunction with the House Ear Institute , tested by Navy pilots, approved by flight attendants
and are backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. In fact, a recent study conducted by a major U.S. airline cited that EarPlanes helped alle...
Delivering Bear-y Big Smiles and Millions of Miles
... United Airlines customer service representatives, ramp employees, flight attendants
and pilots deliver teddy bears to kids at Children's Memorial Hospital and ...ployees, including customer service representatives, ramp employees, flight attendants
and pilots delivered Maye I. Hugyou to the children today. United employees...
Lack of insurance drives El Pasoans across the border for healthcare
...e affordable medications and services; savings on doctors' fees by using a pharmacy attendant as a doctor; and the attentiveness of bilingual pharmacy attendants
who can answer questions in depth for patients," Rivera said.
According to Mexico's National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics, 6...
UNC study: Tinkering with the circadian clock can suppress cancer growth
...Health Study, found that nurses who worked the night shift had a higher incidence of breast cancer than those who worked days. Another study of flight attendants
whose internal biological clocks had been wrecked by travel on transatlantic flights produced similar findings.
Yet when scientists, including Sanca...
Maternal health problems in Myanmar widespread
...y 2007 in the Shan, Mon, Karen, and Karenni communities in eastern Burma. Mullany, along with colleagues, documented access to antenatal care, skilled attendants
at birth, postnatal care, family planning services and recent exposure to human rights violations such as displacement and forced labor. With the assi...
New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool
...d sequenced bacteria to the "Mycobacterium avium" bacterium present in pool attendants
ill with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumon...dren, the elderly and people whose immune systems are compromised. The pool attendants
probably became ill because they were exposed to high levels of the pathoge...