ManHunt2 Video Game: Blasted for Linking Mental Illness to Violence; Retailers Asked Not to Sell Based on Public Health Concern
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance
on Mental Illness (NAMI) today condemned the controversial video game
Manhunt2 based on its irresponsible, stereotyped portrayal of people with
mental illnesses, asking that it be recalled or modified, or that retailers
RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors
...roposal an Outrage to Older Americans
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted
AARP for endorsing the plan presented by President Obama and his Congressional allies that propose to cut $600 billion or more from Medicare to pay fo...
RetireSafe Blasts Plan to Pay for Health Care Reform With Huge Medicare Cuts
...ire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted
President Obama and his Congressional allies for proposing to cut $500 bill...d be accomplished without cutting and gutting Medicare."
Phillips also blasted
AARP for abandoning seniors by supporting this plan that can only be descri...
How the Ear Protects Your Hearing
... appear in the Jan. 20 online issue of PLoS Biology .
The researchers found that the mice were better able to withstand 100-decibel sound that was blasted
at them. That level of sound, which can cause permanent hearing damage, is akin to the noise from a chain saw or a loud rock concert.
American Life League Applauds Congressional Action Against Planned Parenthood
...ling it a "big box retailer of big abortion," Reps. Michelle
Bachmann, Chris Smith, Jim Jordan, Bill Sali, Mike Pence and six other
member of Congress blasted
Planned Parenthood's abortion industry and
called for an immediate cutoff of federal funding for it.
"I rise today to highlight the practices of an ...
RNs Denounce Sham Election in Nine Ohio Hospitals, Hospital Chain Seeks to Impose Hand-Picked Union
...icked union for 8,000 RNs and other hospital employees.
In a statement today, the National Nurses Organizing
Committee/California Nurses Association blasted
the deal "for compromising
the democratic rights of the nurses and other employees and even
endangering public safety standards in the hospitals." NNO...
RN's Statement on Death of Nataline Sarkisyan: 'CIGNA Should Have Listened to her Doctors and Approved the Transplant a Week Ago'
... GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nurses
Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee today blasted
giant CIGNA for failing to approve a liver transplant one week earlier for
17-year-old Nataline Sarkisyan, who tragically died last night ju...
Huckabee's Defense of Earlier, Alarmist AIDS Stance Shows Unsuitability for Presidency, Says AHF
... LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) today blasted
former Arkansas Governor and current
Republican Presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee, for his stubbornness and
recent failure to apologize for alarmi...
SEIU Leaders Denounce Failure to Override SCHIP Veto, Vow to Continue Fight for Children's Healthcare
... WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the largest
healthcare union in the nation today blasted
Members of Congress who
refused to override President Bush's SCHIP veto, and pledged to continue
fighting to win healthcare for 10 million uninsured c...
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
...: "The M30," the generally packed ring road which surrounds Madrid that is often a nightmare for capital commuters.
Gala, a PR worker aged 30, blasted
a "lack of time" before boxing the "boss" around the ears.
Miguel Angel, who will now move in to oversee the rooms' renovation, came along to ...
Blasted in Medical Products
Features:...otational stability in the calcar region
Increases cement mantle in the proximal A/P region where loads are transferred
A grit blasted
micro-textured surface enhances stem-to-cement fixation
Tapered Distal End:
Simple centralizer attachment
Reduces cement gaps around the distal e...
Company:Ortho Development Corporation
BioPro Basal Thumb
Features:... Has a polished head and a blasted
or porous coated stem
Available in 5 sizes ...
Blasted in Biological News
A sticky business -- how cancer cells become more 'gloopy' as they die
... The viscosity, or 'gloopiness', of different parts of cancer cells increases dramatically when they are blasted
with light-activated cancer drugs, according to new images that provide fundamental insights into how cancer cells die, published in Nature Chemistry...
'Barren' seafloor teeming with microbial life
...me might even favor the deep ocean for the emergence of life since it was a bastion of stability compared with the surface, which was constantly being blasted
by comets and other objects, Edwards suggested.
Still, current knowledge of the deep biosphere can fit on the head of a pin, Edwards said. Most se...
Chang'e-1 -- new mission to Moon lifts off
... A bold new mission to the Moon was launched today by the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA). Change-1 blasted
off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, Sichuan, atop a Long March 3A rocket.
Change-1 represents the first step in the Chinese ambition to l...
NASA probe could reveal comet life, scientists claim
...pact will verify their theory that the outer crust of the comet will consist of asphalt-like material with permafrost beneath. The small icy fragments blasted
out by the impact will include organic matter, they suggest.
The mainly copper projectile will hit the comet at 25,000 miles per hour and will pene...
Blasted in Biological Technology
Open Letter: Blasted Worm
You did it; you brought Bill Gates to his tender knees. Oh, yes, you could hear the cries ringing throughout the Microsoft campus. 'Curses, you worm writer, you!" It echoed among the buildings, all but drowning out the sawing sound of the gnashing of teeth. And ben...
Anti-Cloning Petition Drive Launched in Wisconsin
...uman cloning. "Most people, no matter what their beliefs about abortion or stem cell research, oppose human cloning."
Sherman's bill, however, was blasted
by Right to Life, which doesn't like the bill's protections for research. Right to Life is instead supporting The Human Embryonic Protection Act, whic...
Business liability law complaints grow with state Supreme Court decisions
...lso came as Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state's largest business organization, became officially "fed up" with the state Supreme Court and blasted
its recent decisions on key liability cases. Crooks, usually counted among the court's judicial conservatives since his election in 1996, this month j...
Managing the nightmare of identity theft
...d offered vague explanations as to how relevant files were found. The plaintiffs claimed discovery misconduct.
During his opening statement, Benson blasted
the hospital for failing to invest in encryption, which he described as a best practice. He also accused the hospital of trying to cover up mistakes d...
Bush vetoes stem cell research bill
...att Sande, the organization's legislative affairs director. "President Bush stood tall today in the preservation of human life."
Earlier, Sande had blasted
Wisconsin Senators Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold, who voted for H.R. 810.
In the House vote, the Wisconsin delegation was split along partisan lines...
Doyle says practical politics must advance embryonic stem cell research
...at cells derived from cord blood have thus far resulted in 72 new research applications, while embryonic stem cells have produced none.
He also has blasted
Doyle for cynically using the hopes of families "for crass political gain."
IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption
... recent Digital Healthcare Conference , a somewhat incredulous John Wade, the chair-elect of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society , blasted
a seemingly contradictory stance by the Internal Revenue Service on the subject of healthcare information technology.
Wade noted the IRS had thre...
The GeneZoo or the GeneJungle?
... if you enter a coding sequence or a 5
sequence, matches can be found through a bridging database. We have taken
our 3 sequences and blasted
them against all the
sequences in the UniGene database. When identities above a certain threshold
are found, the UniGene sequence is pla...
Blasted in Biological Definition
Origin of life
...ace along with it. A related hypothesis holds that life may have formed first on early Mars , and been transported to Earth when crustal material was blasted
off of Mars by asteroid and comet impacts to later fall to Earth's surface. Both of these hypotheses are even more difficult to find evidence for, and...