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AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Convene Summit to Examine Preterm Birth Policy Solutions

...of us have not been as effective and systemic as we need to be to adequately address the problem." "We are pleased to join with AMERIGROUP in confronting the critical national problem of preterm births," said Gary L. Flowers, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum, ...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

...on drugs. Phil, I'm pleased that you would join the Speaker and I and Mr. Larson and our whip, Mr. Clyburn, and your fellow citizens who are confronting problems every day. And we look forward to hearing from you. Phil Feaster of Maryland. Phil Feaster. Thank you, Congressman. M...

The next health tsunami: Noncommunicable diseases

...o goals or targets for NCDs, which are the largest threat to health systems. Public health experts are expecting ECOSOC leaders to show the way in confronting this health crisis faced by millions. The emerging epidemic of NCDs is threatening to overwhelm healthcare systems worldwide unless action is taken. ...

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting begins Sunday

...RM), June 28-30 in Chicago, convenes more than 2300 researchers, policymakers and practitioners to discuss research addressing the critical challenges confronting the nation's health care delivery system, including the ways health services research can inform current federal and state efforts to improve health c...

SouthWest Benefits Association Survey Finds Employers Continue to Focus on Health and Wellness during Economic Downturn

...ual schedule of professional educational conferences and workshops, SWBA provides its members the opportunity for discussion of a wide range of issues confronting professionals in the complex and increasingly regulated field of employee benefits. www.swba.org Note to editors: The full report is avail...

Nation's Largest RN Union Endorses Trumka to Lead Labor as President of AFL-CIO

...eptional stewardship as a former President of the United Mine Workers to his current role in the AFL-CIO, Trumka has stood with nurses and patients in confronting the ravages of corporate medical care and in defending the rights and standards of CNA/NNOC members and other working nurses," said Burger. CNA/N...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

...berculosis and AIDS, and in the establishment of electronic health records. Dr. Frieden has been a leader for health care reform, and his experiences confronting public health challenges in our country and abroad will be essential in his new role." "Dr. Frieden is widely regarded as one of the premier publ...

Illness and Medical Bills Linked to Nearly Two-Thirds of All Bankruptcies

...edical bankruptcy." Dr. Deborah Thorne, associate professor of sociology at Ohio University and study co-author, stated: "American families are confronting a panoply of social forces that make it terribly difficult to maintain financial stability - job losses and wages that have not kept pace with the cos...

Illness, medical bills linked to nearly two-thirds of bankruptcies

...of medical bankruptcy." Dr. Deborah Thorne, associate professor of sociology at Ohio University and study co-author, stated: "American families are confronting a panoply of social forces that make it terribly difficult to maintain financial stability job losses and wages that have not kept pace with the cost...

June 18 Conference Features Legal, Medical & Scientific Presentations

... NEW ORLEANS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of homeowners, builders, insurance companies and government agencies confronting legal problems stemming from Chinese-made drywall are meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans on June 18. Topics include liability issues fa...
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At the 2007 Alzheimer's Association International Conference on the Prevention of Dementia - Neurochem's U.S. Principal Investigator Presents Update on Tramiprosate (Alzhemed)

...Continuing Medical Education Symposium Neurochem is also supporting a CME symposium on June 11 at 6:30 PM at the conference. The symposium, entitled confronting the Burgeoning AD Crisis: New Frontiers, is sponsored by Professional Postgraduate Services(R). The invited faculty presenters are Howard M. Fillit, M...
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Antisocial personality disorder

... Antisocial Personality Disorder ... Diagnostic criteria for 301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder (cautionary statement) ... Bad Men: confronting Antisocial Personality Disorder (Hardcover - March 1999) ... People with antisocial personality disorder generally do not value "playi...

Antimicrobial

...ing in Antimicrobial Testing and Disinfectant Efficacy Testing Antimicrobial Resistance Interagency Task Force, 2007 Annual Report—June, 2008. confronting the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance—March 10, 2008 ... The use of an antimicrobial for any infection, real or feared, in any dose and .....
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Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case

...gical conditions are gradually lowered. The idea of reintroductions and large-scale ecological restoration seems too intractable, complex, open-ended, confronting or radical to be feasible." In light of that, the scientists are proposing a substantial test case on a Scottish island or a major fenced area th...

NASA uses satellite to unearth innovation in crop forecasting

...es of soil moisture the main determinant of crop yield changes and improving global forecasts of how well food will grow at a time when the world is confronting shortages. During a presentation this week at the the Joint Assembly of the American Geophysical Union in Toronto, NASA scientist John Bolten desc...

What we don’t know still hurts us, environmental researchers warn

...other end of the spectrum, addressing abrupt ecosystem changes "those are the scary things" and developing early warning systems also are challenges confronting scientists and the policymakers. Recommendations such as those made by Dietz's group tend to carry weight when national science agencies make resea...

The birds of Spain, in a digital ornithological encyclopedia

...lish names, its frequency and migratory status, identifying characteristics, habitats, distribution, population size, biology and ecology, the threats confronting it and conservation measures needed. As well as the audiovisual resources accompanying each entry, the DVD offers a comparison tool that helps users d...

Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas in Bioethics

...ontroversy as bioethics. Although some people dispute whether it is even a discipline, bioethics tackles some of the most complex and sensitive issues confronting modern society. From discussions on abortion to assisted dying, bioethicists are there. Each novel development in biomedical technology seems to s...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

...es. Municipal public health agencies in Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, among others, that have not factored climate change into plans for confronting public health risks, despite the belief that climate change will increase the incidence and severity of vector-borne diseases and respiratory illnesse...

Synthetic Biology: Coming Up Fast!

...ogy-based issues and industries, will explore this question with the Center for American Progress's Rick Weiss. Caruso is the author of Intervention: confronting the Real Risks of Genetic Engineering and Life on a Biotech Planet (2006). Weiss recently left The Washington Post after a distinguished career as on...

Singapore opens Fusionopolis, its second major R&D hub in 5 years

...al and corporate laboratories to flourish. This is critical to achieving breakthroughs in the face of highly-complex, large scale societal challenges confronting society today. Added Lim, "An emblem of community and collaboration, Fusionopolis' physical infrastructure is designed to facilitate interactions a...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac

... Chemical & Engineering News Just as a credit crunch is reshaping the global economic landscape, an often-unheralded shortage of clean water is confronting business and industry with a range of profound new challenges and opportunities, according to an article scheduled for the October 6 issue of Chemica...

New 'chemical radar' among national security innovations in ACS podcast

...g more of this water available for drinking, agriculture, and industry. confronting climate change now. Stopgap measures offer the potential for near-term res...ioxide from smoke stacks and socking it away in deep ocean repositories. confronting climate change tomorrow. Permanent solutions to global warming include adv...
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Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

...mpany's Managed Markets Excellence(TM) series. The new Introduction to Health Policy e-course provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges confronting the US healthcare system. "As politicians and policy makers continue to debate options to reform our healthcare system, pharmaceutical and biot...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

...hrig deserves recognition for much more than the disease that took his life. He is a hero to many, for both the way he lived, and for this courage in confronting ALS. We must find a way to make ALS a thing of the past," said Michael Goldsmith, an ALS patient, ALS TDI Ambassador and one of the inspirations of t...

MichBio Expo Draws Nearly 500 Professionals; Career Day Raises Profile

... state gathered for a Michigan Biosciences Policy Summit, sponsored by the Wayne County Executive's Office, where intense discussion focused on issues confronting the future of Michigan's biosciences industry. "Michigan's bioindustry is strong, but requires sustainable funding, resources and commitment f...

New research field promises radical advances in optical technologies

...cal use in a number of novel optical devices based on transformation optics." The metamaterials also may enable engineers to overcome obstacles now confronting the semiconductor industry: It is becoming increasingly difficult to make faster computer chips because the technology is reaching its limits. But com...

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Introduces VistaTrak(TM) an Innovative Contrast Media Management System

...vailable in two different sizes to address varying usage needs. "Our new, cutting-edge VistaTrak system addresses some of the most pressing concerns confronting radiology departments today, such as patient safety and the increasing requirements by accrediting organizations on the storage, handling and use of c...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2007 Fourth Quarter, Full Year

...gic achievement. Today, we are a much stronger and more diverse company than ever before, and we are better positioned to deal with the new challenges confronting us in 2008." For the 2007 fourth quarter on a GAAP basis, due to purchase accounting adjustments, Schering-Plough reported a net loss available to c...

The American Fertility Association Brings Fertility Education to San Francisco or Parent Hopefuls - Straight and Gay

...A is bringing under one tent two session-packed tracks: one devoted to basic fertility and family creation and another dedicated to the special issues confronting LGBT parent hopefuls. A stellar faculty of leading experts will tackle the full spectrum of essential topics including: assisted reproductive medici...

LineaGen Inc. Launches With Close of $5.8 Million Series A Funding Round

...that LineaGen will make a great impact in the medical marketplace, and do tremendous good for patients and their families throughout the world who are confronting a host of diseases and disorders." LineaGen also enjoys strategic partnerships with world-class researchers, including: -- Chief scientific adv...

Wisconsin Cannot Dawdle if it Wants a Healthy State of the State

... of the State Science and Technology Institute in Ohio. Making sure Wisconsin isnt left at the curb while other states speed past is the challenge confronting Doyle, who can be expected to use Wednesdays State of the State speech to urge lawmakers to continue working with him on building the states high-tech...

Americas weighty problem: Why the fight against fat is about more than just looking good

...nd others behind the nationwide offensive against obesity, its not just a campaign to downsize Americans so they look better in their suits. Its about confronting a problem that may overtake tobacco use as the leading cause of death in the United States, and put further strain on costly health care programs. ...
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