Recession Fallout Leads Safety-Net Hospitals to Charge Out-of-County Residents for Non-Emergency Services
Market Overviews from HealthLeaders-InterStudy Analyze Healthcare Market Drivers for the Nation's Most Dynamic Metro Areas
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that safety-net hospitals in Atlanta...
Health Capital Group Warns of Fallout to Hospitals From the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Urges Hospitals to Immediately Reassess Existing Debt Structures and Capital Financing Plans
CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- James Unland, President of the
Chicago-based Health Capital Group, urged hospitals' top managements and
boards to take a hard look at their existing debt instruments, their
obligations and their capital and debt planning in light of recent capital
Africa Suffers Tuberculosis as a Fallout of HIV/AIDS and Poverty
Nairobi - The WHO has revealed that Africa's TB crisis has its origin in HIV/AIDS, weak health systems and poverty. Statistics show that//, of the two million people who die from TB every year, 1.5 million are Africans.
Winfred Nzioka, a nurse at the African Medical and Research Foundation (A...
Greenpeace Says 93,000 Extra Cancer Deaths Due To Chernobyl Fallout
Greenpeace has rejected the UN findings that claim an extra 4,000 cancer deaths would be attributable to the radioactive fallout
of the Chernobyl disaster,// which struck 20 years ago. Instead, the group says that the number of cancer deaths is closer to 93,000.
Most of these victims would be...
Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends
...ng life's most trying experiences, said Kevin Stein, the American Cancer Society's director of quality-of-life research.
The physical and emotional fallout
of cancer treatment, including fatigue, pain, nausea and vomiting, mouth sores and hair loss, can contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression.
If Mom or Dad Is Depressed, Kids Need Help Too
...rental depression on their children.
Rather than treating only the depressed adult, health-care and mental-health professionals should evaluate the fallout
of the depression on the entire family, particularly children, and design treatment programs with everyone in mind, according to the report that was t...
Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year
...Brain , and special guest on the Dr. Phil show's "How to Stay Sober" episode last week, tells NAABT, "In response to the abrupt, significant economic fallout
and stress from the current banking crisis/recession, many people have turned to using alcohol and/or drugs to cope with this stress. Unfortunately, m...
Landmark USGS study
... was a little different. Instead, it appears the recent mercury enrichment of the sampled Pacific Ocean waters is caused by emissions originating from fallout
near the Asian coasts. The mercury-enriched waters then enter a long-range eastward transport by large ocean circulation currents," said USGS scientis...
More Americans Experiencing Gaps in Health Coverage
...surance don't have to rely on a patchwork of public programs. He predicted serious problems ahead if more people lose employer-based coverage.
would be enormous pressure on already-taxed public programs, increases in the number of people who are uninsured and huge budgetary problems," he said...
PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?
from 2 studies, pro and con, has experts in a quandry
THURSDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- In the wake of yesterday's publication of tw...
Fallout in Medical Technology
Physicians Reconsider Implications of Enhance Trial
...nd treatment intentions of
practicing physicians that determine how significantly prescriptions for
these products will continue to be affected by the fallout
of the ENHANCE
trial," said Dominique Balas, president of FirstImpact Reports. She
continues, "Our research found that while physicians' prescribing
Fallout in Medical Dictionary
...ring the skin ... Lifestyle, fitness & health information about Noninvasive . ... quick, simple, noninvasive and relatively ... Bethesda: fallout
3 DRM Will Be " Noninvasive " ... Specializes in protecting heart patients from unnecessary bypass surgery or angioplasty using noninvasive...
Fallout in Biological News
Case Western Reserve University researchers track Chernobyl fallout
CLEVELAND - When a reactor in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded in 1986 in what was then the Soviet republic of Ukraine, radioactive elements were released in the air and dispersed over the Soviet Union, Europe and even eastern portions of North America.
More than 20 years later, resea...
Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs
...ct geological periods, living on top of the impact fallout
from Chicxulub. The fallout
from the asteroid that struck Chicxulub is visible...e four events is the Chicxulub impact, seen by the fallout
of glass beads. The second is about 150,000 years ...
GEN reports on Madoff scandal's impact on the life sciences
...d Madoff Ponzi scheme led to the collapse of the Picower Foundation, a major benefactor for life science research, many bioindustry observers view the fallout
from the scandal as a minor consequence in the larger economic picture, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). They look at the Mad...
Case Western Reserve University project ties soil conservation and river management together
...e Society of America, and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies in Houston..
Radionuclides occur in soil both from natural processes and as fallout
from nuclear testing. Beryllium and lead are found in greater concentrations at the surface of the soil. All the beryllium will be found in the top tw...
Severe climate change costs forecast for Pennsylvania, N.C., Tennessee, N.D.
...d for and largely hidden in public debate.
"It's important to pinpoint the economic fallout
from climate change at a much more local level, because it gives citizens and policymakers data that can help them plan for changes that lie ahead," R...
Researchers discover atomic bomb effect results in adult-onset thyroid cancer
...here are several irradiated populations worldwide that have been shown to have an increase in thyroid cancer, and that children exposed to radioactive fallout
from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident who develop papillary thyroid cancer have also been found to have RET/PTC rearrangements, althoug...
New study links fate of personal care products to environmental pollution and human health concerns
...docrine disruptors in mammalian cell cultures and in animal models.
Aiding in his teams research was another type of contamination: the radioactive fallout
from nuclear testing conducted in the second half of the last century. Using the known deposition history and half-lives of two radioactive isotopes, ...
Meteorites a rich source for primordial soup
...teorites. This result suggests that the early solar system was far richer in the organic building blocks of life than scientists had thought, and that fallout
from space may have spiked Earths primordial broth.
The study, by Marilyn Fogel of Carnegies Geophysical Laboratory and Conel Alexander of the Depa...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
... the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn. However, they are missing school at a greater rate than their peers, setting themselves up for the negative fallout
that accompanies absenteeism. Whats keeping them from school, more than heath issues, is the stigma and the bullying that accompanies being overweigh...
Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident
...ussia and Ukraine.
"This compilation of the latest research can help to settle the outstanding questions about how much death, disease and economic fallout
really resulted from the Chernobyl accident," explains Dr. Burton Bennett, chairman of the Chernobyl Forum and an authority on radiation effects. "The...
Fallout in Biological Technology
Pfizer-Pharmacia Fallout Gives Celltech A CEO
New York, NY - One certain consequence of the nearly $60 billion acquisition of Pharmacia by Pfizer: executive-suite cleaning. The first bigwig out the door is Dr. Gran Ando, who headed up Peapack, N.J.-based Pharmacia's research and development operations. Today, Celltech, one of Europe's biggest ...
The Year Ahead in IT
...w that they have neither power nor budget. This may be the one sector that belies our first prediction - with this much activity, there is bound to be fallout
that includes M&A activity of smart start-ups by service-focused IT providers like IBM and HP.
THIS YEAR: Enterprise spending slowed so much last...
The Tech Market is Looking Up
... laws of physics and economics of volume, there never has been a clear view. Whether the market is riding irrational exuberance or scuttling among the fallout
of a bursting bubble, all we can ever do is keep on doing.
Today, after a 36-month beating, this industry is cautiously coming back. Some seem to w...
Staying sane in a MAD world
... as a prize and `financial engineering' is often employed to portray the deal in the best possible light to Wall Street analysts and investors.
from these kinds of corporate marriages can be downright toxic. Post-merger integration is frequently an afterthought as wheeling-and-dealing executiv...
The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now
...deal value amounted to over $120 million of bio-deals). This spotlight includes politics as well, and the possibility of generating positive political fallout
for the local biotech industry is immeasurable.
All three panelists and Briscuso felt that Chicago and the Midwest had a leg up over them in terms...
Merge execs step down following investigation
...resignations of three executives, including the company founder, and the discovery of material errors in its financial statements.
The stock market fallout
that was predicted by company officials came true as the value of Merge shares declined by 41 percent the day after the announcement.
Following a m...
Re-engineering our economy to be sustainable and profitable
...n-polluting energy sources and systems becomes more urgent, the world may confront stepped up climate change - and the political, economic, and social fallout
that will accompany it - sooner than later.
The UW-Madison's forum is an example of the Wisconsin Idea at work. It extends the borders of the unive...
IT workforce development: A little workforce planning goes a long way
...and they pay well, so part of the challenge is delivering a counterintuitive message to people whose view of technology is shaped by post Y2K layoffs, fallout
from the dotcom bust, and the off shoring of more technically oriented IT jobs.
Fortunately, the pace of awareness is gaining momentum among employ...
Fallout in Biological Dictionary
...l and genetic: Three different flavors, no other ... would be viral transmission ( transcapsidation ), since a virus could spread ... Radioactive fallout
produces various metal ions that are chemically and ... would be viral transmission ( transcapsidation ), since a virus could spread ... ISB To D...