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India -Penny Wise and Pound Foolish on Health Matters

India will need to pull up its socks on health issues, lest it pay a huge price of being labeled- ‘The global leader of chronic diseases’. If the present trend continues//, 66% of deaths by 2020 will be due to chronic diseases. A study conducted by Assocham and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) o...

Swine Flu Advice from Confused.com

...r and baggage can cost as little as £28* which equates to less than eight pence a day. Chancing it for such a minimal expense is unnecessary and foolish given the circumstances at the moment." For further information please contact: Press office, Confused.com: 02920 434 398 Notes to edit...

Schwarzenegger Wants To Eliminate Home Care For 400,000 Elderly, Blind and Disabled Californians

...l from the governor that would cut the pay for the state's home care providers back to minimum wage. "While the governor's earlier proposals were foolish and shortsighted, his latest scheme is outrageous, vindictive and unconscionable," said Doug Moore, president of the 65,000 member UDW Homecare Provi...

Many in U.S. Prisons Lack Good Health Care

...ole war on drugs has made a disaster of our judicial system and created a nightmare we can't control." "Given the huge cost of incarceration, we're foolish not to ensure that inmates get the basic care that would allow them to have a better chance of rehabilitation," he continued. "This suggests the need ...

Service Employees Outraged Over Rendell Spending

... Medicare is an outrage. This could be done by hiring county assistance workers at a fraction of the cost." "This is the latest in a laundry list of foolish and costly decisions by an administration that seems willing to spare no expense to minimize the state workforce. Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dol...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/April 21, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, April 14).

...ist Daniel Gross writes that the only thing that will really improve the experience of flying in America is a recession. "Despite all the obstacles -- foolish security measures, rising delays, fuel surcharges and airlines that made passengers pay for everything but oxygen -- air travel grew steadily during t...

Kelli Pedroia, Wife of Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, Joins Melanoma Foundation of New England to Warn About Tanning for the Prom

...enior prom she was diagnosed with stage 2 melanoma. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080213/DC14158 ) "I really had no idea how foolish I was being by going to tanning salons and lying out in the sun," said the new spokesperson for "Your Skin is In" -- a prize contest for teenagers who...

Medical Records - Direct to Home With the New NHS IT System

...ringent then even websites that enable online banking. Marlene Winfield, the National Patient Lead for the organization, said: "We would be very foolish if we didn't use the strongest available safety measures. For patients, this will be a huge leap forward. They will be able to see data such as test r...

Importance of knowing the source of our food

...cords with the distributor showing the source of the ground beef that was shipped to the retailer. ”It doesn't take a food scientist to know how foolish and dangerous this lack of record-keeping can be. Don't we, as consumers, have a right to know the source of the food we eat? Shouldn't we have a righ...

The Lurking Tsunami: Are We Ready?

...et aside Rs.1250 million for the project. So now that India's warning system is soon to be in place, can we afford to be laid- back? It would be foolish to underestimate the Tsunami's potential to wipe out civilizations. Steps should also be taken to formulate a broader framework of policies on disaste...
Foolish in Biological News

New wheat disease could spread faster than expected

...ccelerating our work on a way to deal with this pathogen. "This wheat disease problem could be global within a few years," Mundt said. "We would be foolish to ignore it." Most plant and animal diseases that are spread by contact or close proximity tend to move in a fairly predictable and constant rate ...

Some biofuels might do more harm than good to the environment, study finds

...ybeans are mixed with fossil fuels. Based on those factors, the authors determined that corn-based ethanol is the worst alternative overall. "It's foolish to say we should be developing a particular biofuel when that could mean that were just replacing one problem with another," said lead author Martha G...
Foolish in Biological Technology

Exanet Announces ExaStore 2008 Clustered NAS System

...ark Peters, an analyst with Enterprise Strategy Group. "Exanet realized companies need performance as well as ways to improve utilization. It would be foolish for IT organizations, because of constrained budgets and energy resources, not to evaluate ExaStore, which specifically addresses information access a...

Why Google Matters

...ges to the company of these benefits. Expect us to add benefits rather than pare them down over time. We believe it is easy to be penny wise and pound foolish with respect to benefits that can save employees considerable time and improve their health and productivity. Wouldnt it be nice if more companies, es...

Six signs you may be taking yourself too seriously at work

...rning. Think of it as a list of signals that you might be in danger of looking (to others) and feeling (as you look in the mirror the next day) mighty foolish by missing the warning signs and plunging down a ravine into will-someone-shut-that-guy-up land. Here goes! If nothing in this list could ever pos...

Imagine the possibilites if you had very high-speed broadband

... Silly me, getting all excited about the DSL line that delivers data at 1.5M bit/sec (and up to 3M bit/sec on a good day) downstream. foolish of me to be thrilled to get great performance from the fixed broadband wireless that reaches my coastal home. Until I heard from Samsung's GS Choi, pr...

Southeastern Wisconsin Technology Collaboration

...ecific partners and alliances, but that's the broad objective that all of them have in common." I think its exactly that weve recognized that were foolish to compete with one another, and that its best to compete againt the world with a single brand, Finley said. Thats really whats pulling everybody tog...

DEMO 2006: A sea change is coming

...antly re-inventing itself and its products not something that happens on multi-year development cycles with massive engineering teams. It would be foolish to count Microsoft out, but a safe bet that its absolute influence in the market will be diminished. Indeed, a wise market watcher will keep closer ey...

State should keep open mind on nuclear power

... the construction of an ethanol plant or a wind turbine farm. None of this is to suggest Wisconsin shouldn't invest in biofuels. The state would be foolish not to do so, given its wealth of forests, fibers, and waste that could be converted to fuel. But bio-energy isn't the only game in town. If reduci...

Early Stage, Step 9: Raising capital in the securities landscape

...ading the ingredients on food labels, you are entitled to know what you are getting. Securities laws, however, are not there to protect investors from foolish decisions. The securities laws do not ensure that the investment is a good one, they ensure only that you have enough information to make an intellige...
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