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Do bilingual persons have distinct language areas in the brain?

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person. A unique single case study that was tested by Dr. Raphiq Ibrahim of the Department of Learning Disabilities and published in the Behavioral and Brai...

NursesNow International and GlobeMed Resources Announce Availability of Bilingual Mexican Nurses for US Hospitals

RICHMOND, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- NursesNow International (NNI) and GlobeMed Resources, LLC (GlobeMed) formally announced their Partnership to deliver highly competent bilingual Mexican Registered Nurses to US hospitals. The rapidly growing Hispanic population in the US has triggered a huge...

Free Bilingual Eye Exam Guide Now Available to Eyecare Professionals

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- To help facilitate dialogue during an eye examination between English-speaking eyecare professionals and Hispanic patients, Transitions Optical has developed the What to Expect: Bilingual Eye Exam Guide. This free bilingual guide illustrates key ste...

MMR Information Systems Offers First Bilingual Personal Health Record Through The Latino Coalition

MyMedicalRecords PHR Taps into Latino Market Underserved by other Providers LOS ANGELES, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MMR Information Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FVRL), which through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc. (collectively, "MMR") provides cons...

Blackbaud to Deliver National CRM Database and Bilingual Website for The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Blackbaud, Inc. today announced that it will develop a custom solution for The Kidney Foundation of Canada that will create a unified national CRM and web presence. Charleston, S.C. (Vocus) January 9, 2009 -- Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB ) today announced that it will...

Southern California Rehabilitation Clinic is Hiring Bilingual Therapists to Better Serve the Hispanic Communities of Mexico and the United States

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A Better Tomorrow, a fast growing Southern California-based rehabilitation center, is seeking bilingual therapists to better serve the Hispanic communities of Mexico and the United States. "Every week we get calls from Hispanic people seeking help f...

The Deaf Bilingual Coalition responds to HEAR Indiana and "Doing Deaf Differently"

In response to a recent press release put out by HEAR Indiana, the Deaf Bilingual Coalition expresses its dismay in regard to the wording of the headline which shows great disrespect to the Deaf Community by using the phrase: "Doing Deaf Differently." The Deaf Bilingual Coalition, India...

Babies raised in bilingual homes learn new words differently than infants learning one language

Infants who are raised in bilingual homes learned two similar-sounding words in a laboratory task at a later age than babies who are raised in homes where only one language is spoken. This difference, which is thought to be advantageous for bilingual infants, appears to be due to the fact that bil...

Most Pediatricians Do Not Hire Professional Interpreters for Bilingual Patients

Seventy percent of pediatricians rely on patients' family members rather than interpreters to provide language services, //according to a study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Baltimore Examiner reports. For the report, lead author Dennis Kuo, a general pediatrics fellow at Johns Hop...

AARP Responds to Health Reform Scare Tactics

... with over 35.5 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's 40 million members and Americans 50+; AARP Segunda Juventud, the only bilingual U.S. publication dedicated exclusively to the 50+ Hispanic community; and our website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provid...
Bilingual in Medical Technology

Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in Miami

... focuses on the development of targeted materials, providing information to patients and providers through the National Alliance for Hispanic Health's bilingual Su Familia Helpline, and conducting an assessment of hypertension knowledge, attitudes, behaviors. About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health T...
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Telephone Triage

...ecision-making, communications and negotiating skills. Experience with telemedicine and/or telemetry required. 80-Hour full-time orientation required. bilingual nurses (esp. Spanish) highly desired. BS/MS in Psychology or Sociology a plus. Desired specialties: Pediatric, Adult/Geriatric, OB/GYN, Crisis Interve...
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Biofeedback

... to explain exactly how or why biofeedback works. ... Psychotherapy.Com, Psychotherapy resource in Flagstaff, Arizona, Comprehensive Counseling, bilingual (Spanish) Assessment and Psychological Services Dedicated to research, clinical applications and public information on biofeedback , related scie...
Bilingual in Biological News

Smithsonian puts tropical eastern Pacific shore fishes online

... A new bilingual online information system created by D. Ross Robertson, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and Coeus Knowledge Systems ma...

Smithsonian puts tropical Eastern-Pacific shore fishes online

... A new bilingual online information system created by D. Ross Robertson, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and Coeus Knowledge Systems ma...

Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies

...ences between standard English and texts from specialized domains. The project focuses on three types of correspondences: direct translations, such as bilingual documents; loose translations, e.g., paraphrased articles; and indirectly related texts without an explicit translation. Building from these correspon...

Canadian study shows bilingualism has protective effect in delaying onset of dementia by four years

...MSE scores were equivalent for the monolingual and bilingual groups at their initial visit to the clinic, indic...in the monolingual group was 71.4 years, while the bilingual group was 75.5 years. This difference remained eve...ng to the four-year delay in onset of symptoms for bilingual patients. "The data show a huge protective eff...
Bilingual in Biological Technology

HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City

...s and specific detailed measurements for clients and their doctors bilingual staff available for Spanish-speaking population AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22 /P...anish-speaking population, HealthYes! has specifically sought-out and hired bilingual staff. The company now has Spanish-speaking team members in both the newest...

China-Biotics, Inc. Launches English / Chinese Corporate and Investor Relations Web Site

... firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it has launched a new bilingual corporate Web site under the domain name of http://www.chn-biotics.com . The new Web site was created to strengthen communication and branding eff...

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service

...rstands first-hand the challenges that clients face. -- Community House Calls: Overcoming Language and Cultural Disparities in Healthcare -- bilingual and bi-cultural caseworkers facilitate an exchange of cultural information between Harborview's providers and King County's growing immigrant ...

Hill-Rom Introduces New Wound Therapy Surface With Innovative Safety and Treatment Features

...) Bed-Side In-Servicing is the first software-based bed-side display to provide caregivers user instructions and video demonstrations. This bilingual tool supports the caregiver with an easy-to-use, touch-screen help tool. The Hill-Rom(R) E700 Wound Surface (a low air loss therapy surface) wil...

Interest drives investment of instructional technology

...ments. Video screens used by language classes to present cultural background were also attractive to chemistry teachers to display schematics, and the bilingual recording setup was of even more value to music professors looking to show students how a real concert sounds. "Instructional tech is fairly univer...
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