Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats
Separatists in Manipur are literally holding the state to ransom with businesses, including pharmacies, closed during the weekend following huge extortion notices slapped by rebels.
Pharmacies across the state downed their shutters for two days until Sunday after a rebel group demanded Rs....
Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution
Harbin, a large Chinese city in northeastern China, has suspended drinking water supply to its 3.8 million-strong population, fearing
possibility of contamination by chemical spillage.//
The city government in Harbin, northeastern China, Tuesday "made a U-turn by admitting that fears of water co...
Father's Day Present: Freedom From Fear and Attachments
... their fears and attachments with three helpful tips:
1. Live and enjoy today.
2. Celebrate all the blessings you have now.
3. Stop fearing
what might happen or desiring things to be different.
Enjoying this day, living in the present moment, and celebrating what is, are some of the k...
Ethnic Rhinoplasty: The "Classic" Nose Job is Not One Size Fits All
Las Vegas, NV (Vocus) May 3, 2009 -- Ethnicity has prevented some people from seeking plastic surgery for years, many fearing
they would lose both their individuality and ethnic identity. But new procedures and specialized training in treating ethnic populations have opened ...
Fast-Track of Socialized Healthcare Imminent
...Rules and Silences Opposition Debate
CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Grassfire.org:
they will lack the necessary 60 votes required to pass socialized healthcare under normal Senate rules, House and Senate Democrats last night struck a...
Patient Savings on Prescription Drugs Reach Record High for 2008, Goal Announced for 2009
...ards help those who can't afford the full price of their cash prescription purchases, and that's especially important right now with so many Americans fearing
job loss and other economic hardships."
Through PatientAssistance.com, the company will be doing even more to help those in need. In addition...
AARP Survey Finds Middle-Aged & Older Americans Struggling in Economy
...ording to a recent AARP survey, over half of people 45 and older are having difficulty paying for the basics, such as medicine and utilities with many fearing
losing their jobs and health care in 2009. Survey findings ring particularly true in Illinois, where unemployment rates have jumped to 7.6%, while the...
Seizing the day
...ject to sudden unexpected seizures, epileptics are often a subject of discrimination in the workforce. Many employers are hesitant to hire epileptics, fearing
that stressful workplace situations might bring on an attack. But a new Tel Aviv University study suggests these fears are groundless.
Hagens Berman Files Class Action Against Bayer Healthcare Over Misleading Marketing Campaign
...suit, filed in U.S. District Court in New Jersey by Seattle-based
Hagens Berman, alleges Bayer used improper marketing tactics aimed at heart
high cholesterol and heart disease with Bayer Aspirin with
Heart Advantage, and women fighting osteoporosis with Bayer Women's Low Dose
Aspirin + Calc...
Mental barriers hamper obese women's efforts to get exercise
...dministered a questionnaire to determine what factors kept them from getting exercise, including:
Not wanting to fail;
Perceived poor health
Having minor aches or pains
Feeling too overweight to exercise.
At all time points, obese women reported greater...
The pitter patter of little feet ... climbing straight up a wall
... and Clark College in Portland, Ore., to uncover the key natural properties behind that unique foot, the secret to high mobility on sheer surfaces.
and his colleagues are part of an NSF-supported Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT) that was specifically tasked in 2003 with developing ...
New adhesive mimics gecko toe hairs
...n they slide across a surface. This could be the first real gecko tape."
and his colleagues are part of a Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team ...h developing synthetic adhesives that perform like gecko hairs.
In 2000, fearing
teamed up with biologists Robert Full at UC Berkeley and Autumn at Lewis & ...
Preview: Electronic health records, tech choices explored at Digital Healthcare Conference
...se: Diagnosis will be easier and more accurate, patients will not undergo repeat tests, physicians will be able to avoid prescribing medicines without fearing
reactions, and patients will not need to undergo repeat tests or fill out basic medical forms over and over.
"Today, many physicians make decisions...