FTCR: Gov. Schwarzenegger Must Follow Through on Call to Ban Blue Cross From Using Doctors as Double-Agents to Dump Sick Patients
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Foundation
for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) sent a letter to the state's HMO
regulator calling for swift action to end Blue Cross' practice of
conscripting doctors as "double agents," combing medical records for any
excuse to d...
Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium
... Commerce Committee on how "insurance companies confuse their customers and dump
the sick -- all so they can satisfy their Wall Street investors."
Ge...ommerce Committee about how insurance companies confuse their customers and dump
the sick -- all so they can satisfy their Wall Street investors.
Woman Whose Health Insurance Was Cancelled by Blue Cross/WellPoint After She Got Sick Urges Congress to Protect Innocent Patients
...own insurance policies, the government must also make insurance companies stick to their promises. That means not letting insurers cancel coverage or dump
sick patients into low benefit policies that effectively block access to the care patients need," said William Shernoff of the law firm Shernoff, Bida...
DEP Asks Pennsylvanians to Help Battle West Nile Virus
Hanger said standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. He asked all Pennsylvanians to follow the simple rule of dump
it, drain it and treat it.
"Dump it if it has water in it; drain it if it can be drained; and treat it if it has standing water," said Hanger. "B...
Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table
...block access to care and are not barred under the House and Senate plans. The lack of legal accountability and financial consequence for insurers that dump
patients, or price them out of policies, when they get sick encourages this practice. (See point 8 below).
No accountability. For patients ...
PA's First West Nile Positive Sample of 2009 Discovered in York County
... by remembering the phrase, "Dump it. Drain it. Treat it."
"Standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes," Hanger said. "So dump
it if it has water in it; drain it if it can be drained; and treat it if it has standing water. By taking these simple actions in your own backyard, y...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 4, 2009
...bout preservation of leather
Ancient garbage can be like gold to archaeologists. During excavation of an 800-year-old trash dump
in Lyon, France, scientists discovered the archaeological equivalent of golden shoe soles: A trove of leather soles of shoes, which is helping scient...
Most Newer Antipsychotics No Better Than Older Ones, Just Different
... editorial in the journal, thinks these drugs should be evaluated on their own merit and not as part of a group of newer or older drugs.
"We should dump
the labels of first- and second-generation in our descriptions of these drugs," he said. "They have been used primarily as a marketing ploy to convey ...
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow
...quat with your legs apart, knees bent and back straight. Lift by straightening your legs, without bending at the waist. Then walk to where you want to dump
the snow; holding a shovelful of snow with your arms outstretched puts too much weight on your spine.
Do not throw the snow over your should...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Answers Attorney General
...policy makers and regulators over the past 16 months that
because of Michigan's 30-year-old regulatory structure -- which allows all
other carriers to dump
high-risk individuals into BCBSM's insurance pool
without limit or regulation -- uncontrollable financial losses on individual
policies will escalate ...
Dump in Medical Dictionary
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Truck ... A-Z Safety & Health Topics. Certification & Permits. WISHA ... Safety ... Gardening Health and Safety Tips(Centers for Dis...
...an When it comes to hypercalcemia , prednisone enables the kidney to dump
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Dump in Biological News
New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible
...ments, called liposomes, are useful as drug-delivery vehicles. When linked to molecules that target receptors on cancer cells, liposomes can enter and dump
their cancer-killing contents into those cells.
Scientists have spent more than a decade trying to direct liposomes to specific cancer cells, with ...
Wastewater produces electricity and desalinates water
... in places where brackish or salt water is already abundant, we could use the process to additionally desalinate salty water, clean the wastewater and dump
it and the resulting salt back into the ocean."
Because the salt in the water helps the cell generate electricity, as the central chamber becomes l...
Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi
...egradation feature in the Emirate. A traditional landfilling practice commonly used in Abu Dhabi Emirate is to bring material from the desert area and dump
it into the saline areas. This practice is being applied for landscaping as well as agricultural purposes and is often performed in areas close to cit...
Researchers explore new driver of transplant rejection: Platelets
...r or exacerbate organ rejection. Not only do they rush to the scene of a wound and adhere to local blood vessels, preventing fatal bleeding, they also dump
out granules that "talk to" immune system white blood cells, Morrell says, recruiting them from far and wide to stave off potential infections.
Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher
...es in the atmosphere came from 20 percent of the world's people, who live in wealthy countries.
"We've been using the atmosphere as a free sewer to dump
our tailpipe and smokestack waste since the Victorian industrial revolution and now we tell the developing world, sorry, guys, the sewer's full," he s...
Global warming threatens Antarctic sea life
...crabs are already living in deeper, slightly warmer water," says Aronson. "And increasing ship traffic is introducing exotic crab invaders. When ships dump
their ballast water in the Antarctic seas, marine larvae from as far away as the Arctic are injected into the system."
Aronson and his colleagues pu...
New method identifies meth hot spots
...ulation of about 3.7 million. The study determined that every time a lab or dump
site was discovered, it was 11.5 times more likely to be in Umatilla County...ita, but it did not rank these four counties. In Multnomah County, labs and dump
sites were 1.4 times more like to be found there than in the rest of the st...
Halting methane squanderlust
... RICHLAND, Wash. -- The pipes that rise from oil fields, topped with burning flames of natural gas, waste fossil fuels and dump
carbon dioxide into the air. In new work, researchers have identified the structure of a catalytic material that can turn methane into a safe and easy...
American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- May 7, 2008
...allast tanks of international cargo ships. Ships pump sea water into these tanks for stability when a vessel leaves port with little or no cargo. They dump
the water at their destination along with zebra mussels, Asian clams and other organisms that may pose environmental risks.
The new study describ...
Study finds mercury prevalent in many western fish
...y high mercury concentrations ?levels of 1.0 microgram or higher ?likely indicating a point source. These high levels could be caused by nearby mines, dump
sites or gravel pits, they added.
"There are mercury 'hotspots' out there," Hughes said, "but they are not common in the West. What we found, tho...
Dump in Biological Technology
Spend Money to Make Money and Dump Obsolete Tech Strategies
Layoffs in manufacturing are still going on in the Midwest at places like the Maytag plant in Galesburg, Ill., which was featured on an NBC news story on Monday. There are many experts giving opinions about why these jobs are disappearing.
The consensus is that many jobs are going overseas for ...
Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale
...ectrum Blue steel's announcement to clean the dump
sites and get rid of the garbage has sparked allot...ectrum Blue steel's announcement to clean the dump
sites and get rid of the garbage has sparked allot...ayors whose jurisdictions continue to operate open dump
sites in violation of the Solid Waste Management A...
Ultrafast optical shutter is switched entirely by laser light
...nd off in less than 100 femtoseconds provided we havent dumped so much energy into the film that weve heated it up. However, the more laser energy you dump
in the VO2, the longer it takes to return to the semiconducting state, Haglund says.
Plucking information from the web
... where they are best read and managed, in a browser window. While the approach may not support the offline model of newsreaders such as NewsGator that dump
RSS feeds into your email inbox, it does make it very easy to navigate blog links online. Like everything in Pluck, the RSS Reader is straightforward,...
Ten red flags in your Midwest technology offer letter
...a salary offer without discussing it with the candidate first? Thats the height of presumption, and its incredibly rude.
If a company is willing to dump
an offer on you with a salary that youve never heard of or suggested to them, think carefully about whether or not you want to work there at all. The ...
Show customers leadership, not gamesmanship
...ounce whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Have you been treated lately in this way by any of the companies with which you do business? If so dump
them now. In the event you are unfortunate enough to be working for one of these organizations look in the mirror. Is it really worth it? Is this the ...
Presidential politics and the next generation
...issues. This is a generation who grew up with Earth Day and have vivid memories of the garbage barge floating up the east coast looking for a place to dump
Relevance The debates about Social Security and Medicare are nearly irrelevant to Gen X voters; more Xers believe theyll see a UFO th...
Talent shortage? Cmon.
...on arguments I hear refuting BLS statistics, along with my responses.
Argument 1: Baby Boomers cannot afford to retire because their IRA's took a dump
in the early 2000s. Therefore, they won't be exiting the workforce at BLS's predicted rates.
Response: The US trend towards early and on-time ret...
When innovation gets off track
... side of the table is to put more effort into understanding what kind of technology we're investing in. If it's a commodity, go ahead and bring in the dump
trucks loaded with business cases, RFPs and cash. Back 'em up to the problem and bury it in well-known, best practice solutions.
If, however, it's ...
Polymer grid technology a boon for bridges
... campus. But perhaps the most telling test of the FRP bridge's strength came in late-summer 2004, when Bank and his students watched workers drive six dump
trucks totaling 300,000 pounds across it.
Gerald Anderson, DOT chief of structures who oversaw the department's bridge-design program, says recent...
Dump in Biological Products
Chicken Anti-DCTD (dCMP deaminase) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GenWay Biotech, Inc.
Description:...umber: NP_001912.1 MW: 20016 Description: FUNCTION: Supplies the nucleotide substrate for thymidylate synthetase. CATALYTIC ACTIVITY: dCMP + H 2 O = dump
+ NH 3 . SUBUNIT: Homohexamer. SIMILARITY: Belongs to the Diseases: Benign Tumor; Leukemia; Escherichia Coli; Lymphadenopathy; Fungi; Lymphoma; Myelog...
Company:GenWay Biotech, Inc.
Thermostable dUTPase from GenScript Corporation
Description:...for the fidelity of DNA replication and repair. dUTPase hydrolyzes dUTP to dump
and pyrophosphate, simultaneously reducing dUTP levels and providing the dump
for dTTP biosynthesis....