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Catholic Health Association Responds to Census Figures on the Uninsured: Important Not to Be Misled By Declining Uninsured - These Are Not Today's Numbers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the number of uninsured people in the U.S. reportedly decreased in 2007, the estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau today were captured before the economic downturn took hold, before energy prices skyrocketed and when the States Childr...

Consumers Being Misled Over Bioavailabity of Resveratrol

Longevinex(R) One Of Few Dietary Supplements To Provide Quercetin To Improve Instant Availability of Resveratrol SAN DIMAS, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consumer inquiries emanating from a misleading press release issued by a competing dietary supplement company...

WTC Neighborhood Residents Misled on Extent of Contamination

To add to the charges of the doublespeak of the Bush administration over WTC bombing, a new report admits that officials had misled people living in the neighborhood of the devastated site on the extent of contamination. There is this famous sequence in Michael Moores Sicko, currently making w...

UK public misled over downgrading cannabis: Govt

THE PUBLIC was misled about the dangers of taking cannabis when the Government unwittingly // decided to downgrade the drug less than a year ago, the British Home Secretary admits today. In a highly critical assessment of the decision taken by his predecessor, David Blunkett, Charles Clarke s...

Class Action Notice for Minnesota Light Cigarette Litigation From Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, P.A.

... Plaintiffs allege that the Defendants, by way of deceptive advertising, marketing and promotional activities in Minnesota during the Class period, misled the smoking public as to the delivery of tar and nicotine by Marlboro Lights cigarettes. The Plaintiffs seek to recover money from the Defendants' sal...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

... a health aura. Marketers have wasted no time moving in to use that aura to sell the same old products."(3) "Consumers are being misled into thinking that there are nutritional differences between high fructose corn syrup and sugar, when in fact they are nutritionally the same," said A...

Statement by American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown on Senate Passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act June 11, 2009

...allow us to protect them from a dirty business that has infiltrated school grounds and homes for many generations. For far too long, the industry has misled consumers and manipulated children with false claims about its deadly products. Too many graveyards are marked by the consequences of the industry's ...

Latest Developments In Facelift Surgery - Expert Opinion by Mr James Murphy

...on industry and there are now more clinics / providers of cosmetic surgery than ever before. As a result there is an inherent danger of patients being misled and misadvised. Mr James Murphy gives his expert opinon on how facelift surgery has changed and how patients can benefit from the latest modern techni...

United States Files Complaint Against Forest Laboratories for Allegedly Violating the False Claims Act

...ediatric use. It is further alleged that, despite the FDA's denial of a pediatric indication, Forest actively promoted pediatric use of the drugs and misled physicians and the public by failing to disclose the results of the negative study. The same study was among those later considered by the FDA when i...

Pope to Pelosi: Catholic Politicians Must Protect Life

...aithful Catholics in America. We hope and pray Pelosi will reflect upon the pro-abortion ideology that has defined her career as a politician and misled so many, especially Catholics. We encourage our bishops and priests to emulate the same courage exhibited in Rome. These strong words from the Po...
Misled in Medical Technology

McCaughey Urges Use of First NYS Hospital Infection Report

...o include rates for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C. diff). More critically, the public should not be misled by risk adjustment infection, but should consider the average infection rate for each hospital and give preference to the lowest one. Betsy McCa...

Longevity Seekers Advised to Consume Modest Doses of Red Wine Molecules in Dietary Supplements (Longevinex(R)) Rather than Mega-Dose Resveratrol Alone

...8(2):157-68], ultra-high dose resveratrol (360 mg and 1565 mg, human equivalent dosage) actually stunted the lifespan of mice. So the public has been misled concerning dosage since 2006 [Nature 2006 Nov 16; 444:337-42], and may have never heard about the 2008 report, says Sardi. Lower dose resveratr...
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Recent news reports of sweetener reformulations raise questions about motivations

...sages suddenly has a health aura. Marketers have wasted no time moving in to use that aura to sell the same old products." "Consumers are being misled into thinking that there are nutritional differences between high fructose corn syrup and sugar, when in fact they are nutritionally the same," said A...

Space researchers developing tool to help disoriented pilots

... we go forward with deep space exploration and return to the moon, it's important to provide the latest tools in the cockpit to help pilots from being misled by spatial disorientation," said Jones, a former U.S. Air Force pilot and veteran of four space shuttle flights. "Spatial disorientation mistakes in s...

Rutgers scholar authors definitive biography of reproductive medicine pioneer

...in the 1970s and 1980s, when Christian conservatives insisted that his earlier embryo experiments were unethical and some feminists argued that he had misled the patients who participated in them. The Rock biography grew out of an earlier collaboration between Marsh and Ronner on the book, "The Empty Cra...

Fat: Its not what you think!

...he findings of recent fat studies, explains the science behind fat and the way it interacts with your body, and sheds light on how the public has been misled into thinking that natural fats are unhealthy. In making her argument, Leas offers some startling facts. For example: Overweight people live ...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...n the past 50 years, the expected number is one to three per 100 years. The recent past has seen a clustering of these improbable events that may have misled scientists in the quest for the causes of massive earthquakes. Trans-Alaska Crustal Transect and continental evolution involving subduction ...

Halving daily cigarette quota has no health benefit

... no evidence that heavy smokers, who halve their daily cigarette consumption, significantly cut their risk of early death. They add that people may be misled if they are advised that cutting back will help them stave off disease....
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The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

Shareholders are Urged to Vote their YELLOW proxy, FOR the Election of Two Highly Qualified and Independent Directors to the Biovail Board TORONTO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail today said that Biovail Corporation (NYSE: BVF ) (TSX:BVF) continues to mi...

ABT is the Only Source for Kelo-cote(R) Advanced Formula Scar Gel

...ailable from Advanced Bio-Technologies, Inc.(ABT). Kelo-cote(R) is no longer available under the Dermatix label. Doctors and customers should not be misled by competitors' claims they offer the same product. Specifically, Valeant Pharmaceutical's claim that Dermatix and Dermatix Ultra contain the same for...

Medtronic Unit to Pay $75 Million to Settle Whistleblower Medicare Fraud Case

... Spinal medical device company Kyphon misled hospitals for profit WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtronic Spine LLC, formerly known as Kyphon Inc., has agreed to pay $75,000,000 to the fed...

Volcano Announces U.S. and European Launch of Rotational IVUS and Integrated FFR

...he Eve of Second Generation DES". Dr. Hodgson commented, "IVUS and FFR play an invaluable role in modern-day PCI. As practitioners, we are routinely misled by using angiography alone to assess lesion severity and confirm proper stent placement. Although IVUS and FFR have long been available to augment ang...

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Filing of Securities Fraud Class Action Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation

...s by email at contact@finkelsteinthompson.com , or visit our website at http://www.finkelsteinthompson.com . The Complaint alleges that CellCyte misled the investing public throughout the Class Period by publishing false information about the history and experience of the company's chief executive off...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro Announces Proposed Class-Action Lawsuit Against CellCyte

...o do nothing and remain a member of the proposed class. The complaint alleges that during the Class Period CellCyte executives and business partners misled investors by publishing false information about the history and experience of the company's chief executive officer Gary A. Reys. Reys' background was...

Business-school IT director points to reasons for wireless trend

...lame for his missteps doesnt fall on the technology, but rather that businesses have not chosen to use their options. He said corporate propaganda had misled him as to what was the next step businesses would take, saying that they had the right idea in many cases but never got around to finishing it off. ...
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