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Dentists Not Lured By Golden Hello Scheme In The UK

The "Golden Hello" grants that were designed to nlure health practioners to distant areas where there is a shortage of NHS personnel has failed for the dental segment in the Scottish area of Lothians, it was reported. //The scheme has allocated a £10,000 grant per dentist to enable them to move to ...

Faith Leaders Call on Iowa Members of Congress to Support Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco

...he Iowa Annual Conference of the UMC. "Until Congress grants the FDA authority over tobacco products, America's kids and consumers will continue to be lured into addiction by the tobacco industry." In Iowa, tobacco use causes $1 billion in health care bills each year and kills 4,400 residents; 18.9 pe...

Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Support Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco

... Interfaith Center for Public Policy. "Until Congress grants the FDA authority over tobacco products, America's kids and consumers will continue to be lured into addiction by the tobacco industry." In Virginia, tobacco use causes $2.08 billion in health care bills each year and kills 9,200 residents; ...

North Carolina Faith Leaders Call on Sen. Burr to End Filibuster Threat of Legislation to Protect Kids From Tobacco

...er, Duke University Medical Center. "Until Congress grants the FDA authority over tobacco products, America's kids and consumers will continue to be lured into addiction by the tobacco industry." In North Carolina, tobacco use causes $2.46 billion in health care bills each year and kills 11,900 resi...

Wellness and Pampering Highlight Women's Event, January 23-25

...d for its healing waters and restorative environs, the Omni Bedford Springs Resort's origins date back to 1796 when its seven original mineral springs lured guests for a healing cure. A classic "springs resort" with many of the original buildings and architectural elements still in place, the restored and...

The Hidden Crisis: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Girls

...SA and Women's Policy, Inc. Co-Sponsor Capitol Hill Briefing WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- American girls as young as 10 are being coerced and lured into prostitution as a result of desperation, poverty or manipulation by adults. Many of these girls are especially vulnerable -- runaways, survivors ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 3, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, November 26).

...w, Chief Foreign Correspondent Rod Nordland, and Special Correspondent Silvia Spring report that thousands of Iraqis are finally returning to Baghdad, lured by news of lessening bloodshed in the city and increasingly unwelcome in the neighboring lands where they tried to escape the war. Although they're sc...

Galapagos on UN Endangered List

...red British naturalist Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. It is Ecuador's most popular tourist attraction. The islands' growing tourism has lured thousands of workers' from the poor mainland to work in construction, restaurants and cruise ships. Some bring non-native species such as goat that co...

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

... The centre is on a direct rail link to Hong Kong's busy airport, making it easily accessible to the hordes of tourists -- 28 million last year -- lured here every year by tax-free shopping. "The main purpose of most visits is to shop and eat," said Paul Husband, a Hong Kong-based consultant wh...

About 50 Percent of Net Surfing Kids are Abuse Victims

...n face real threats on the internet such as sexual grooming, cyber-bullying, exposure to violent, pornographic and other unsuitable material and being lured into dangerous real-world situations, the Sun quoted her, as saying. She added that since online networking is an integral part of childrens l...
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A second career for a growth factor receptor: keeping nerve axons on target

...e brain in a highly dynamic way. Cell bodies in the developing retina sprout processes, called axons, which extend toward visual centers in the brain, lured by attractive cues and making U-turns when they take the wrong path. How they find targets so accurately is a central question of neuroscience today. ...

Huntington's disease: catching it early

... physiological basis of the disease. Before now, it was presumed that brain deposits of the mutant protein that causes the disease, called huntingtin, lured an overactive immune response. But since the immune cells that make IL-6 also make huntingtin, it's possible that mutant huntingtin might wrongly set ...

Learning and the brain

...linton. Regarding this years conference and neuroplasticity, Kosik explained that perhaps no other topic within the vast field of neuroscience has lured more neuroscientists than the question of how the brain changes with learning and memory. While neuroscientists approach this topic at the level of ge...

Living fossils have hot sex

...nt that it along with other odors attracts the thrips back into the cones. Some pollen-covered thrips, seeking more pollen to eat, inadvertently are lured into female cycad cones and pollinate them. Its totally unusual, like being in a room with one gardenia versus lots of them, says Terry. The femal...

Envisat radar surveillance protects endangered prehistoric fish

...Australia and Antarctica, the windswept French territory of the Kerguelen Islands is one of the remotest places on Earth. Even so, fishing vessels are lured there by the prospect of catching one valuable species found in its surrounding waters ?the Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, or e...
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Cray Rides Again

...ping what was to become the X1. (SGI maintains its own huge presence in Chippewa Falls, largely because of Crays legacy and the talent the company has lured to northwest Wisconsin for 30 years.) X1 is a fusion of the vector-based computing concept hatched by the companys late genius founder, Seymour Cr...

A Vote Against Free Trade is a Vote Against Wisconsins Long-Term Interests

...lost jobs. Its not always pretty, but its how an evolving economy functions over time. North Carolina has textile mills because lower production costs lured away New England mills in the 20th century. In the 19th century, the New England mills grew at the expense of mills in England. Innovation and market ...

NameProtect and MasterCard unite to combat online fraud, phishing

...d crime groups have stepped in, joining the casual credit card fraudsters, script kiddies, spammers-gone-bad and the larger crowd of amateurs that are lured into this kind of crime because of its relative ease of execution and anonymity afforded by the Internet. According to McLane, MasterCards ability ...

Beware the cold-call job interview

...products to my parents before giving up and returning his inventory. I have no idea how my brothers found these bad jobs. But I do know how I was lured into interviewing for a position that seemed equally horrible. I went to this interview because somebody called my mother and told her he wanted to...

Biotech IPOs bring in encouraging sums

...niversity of Michigan and Wayne State University, the company has set up shop here in Chicago. In more recent years, Chicago-based companies have been lured by tempting Michigan money to set up operations on the other side of the lake. Its nice to see reverse migration! Biotech IPO Update Around the Worl...

California stem cell initiative should wake up Washington and Madison

...Professor James Thomson and his team pioneered the Stem Cells or Bust trail for California and the rest of the world, but the fear is they will now be lured away by the promise of big bucks on the West Coast. Or, simply, that it will be tough to compete for new scientists. Rather than speculate about a ...

Education conference focusing on importance of integrating technology

...tes. The mandatory, yet uninteresting information about the particular episode, such as the title and names of the actors, comes after the audience is lured in. "Or sometimes it's the way theme music is used," Horton said. "For example, in documentaries, when someone talks the music volume subsides." ...

State's investment in early-stage businesses is changing perceptions

...t of its kind in the nation. More angel deals may be the best way to attract more venture capital. For years, Wisconsin has wondered why it has not lured more out-of-state venture capital. One reason is that those investors have not always found the fully-formed deals that they wanted to find. By helpin...

Van Campen reviving UW's drug-development related education

... romantic interest) UW professor of pharmacy Dexter Northrop during the time she spent working with the advisory board. In a stunning move, Northrop lured her into a bicycle ride to the end of Picnic Point early one evening at moonrise, knelt down on a boat cushion conveniently washed ashore and proposed...

In competitive biotech world, Wisconsin can't afford to fall behind

...ial to do so much good." Thomson, who could someday joins Wisconsin's list of Nobel laureates, once again made it clear he's not a candidate to be lured away by Harvard or Stanford, to cite two leading stem cell research centers. While those places may have more dollars to invest, Thomson said, he's pr...
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