Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure
"One of the things these researchers are concerned about is the social networking sites," said Moss. "Teens are sensitive to the perception of normalcy
in behaviors, and from these sites, they could get a misperception that everyone is smoking."
Sward said one of the most important ways to make su...
Young Women Learn to Strike a Balance Between Breast Cancer and Careers
...to help them balance their careers while undergoing treatment. "These women not only need the income and insurance, but also benefit from the sense of normalcy
their jobs provide. This workshop offers real-life solutions that will help young career women continue to work successfully through breast cancer." ...
Teens with cancer present unique psychological issues
...hemotherapy or allowing the teen to decide whether to wear a hospital gown or something more creative. She says this provides teens with some sense of normalcy
during what may otherwise be a particularly dependent stage in their lives.
In her study of 39 teens diagnosed with cancer, approximately 40 perc...
CVS/pharmacy Teams Up with Access Hollywood for an Award Season Gifting Suite That Gives Back
...esses. Its goal is to create a fun escape from the daily reality of the illnesses these children face and to offer them and their families a moment of normalcy
in an otherwise stressful environment.
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS ), is ...
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Bids a Holiday Goodbye to Longest Residents
..., Teen Recreation Center, Computer Center, family
library, and fitness center, in addition to a selection of program offerings
that promote a sense of normalcy
for each member of the family. For more
information, visit http://www.ronaldhouse.net .
About Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Gustav: World Vision Teams Assist Evacuees in Jackson and Dallas, Prepare Response
...er of World Vision's Storehouse in Picayune,
Mississippi. "People are still living in temporary trailer parks in this
area, and there isn't a sense of normalcy
yet. Now families are going
through the experience again."
Black herself evacuated from Picayune to Jackson, Mississippi,
yesterday. To ensure staff...
Sleep-Deprived Brains Show Lapse in Visual Processing
...l and parietal "control regions" were less able to make their usual connections.
The mixture of sleep deprivation-related cognitive lapses and near normalcy
demonstrate the competing effects of trying to remain awake while the brain is trying to power down for sleep, when it ordinarily becomes less respons...
Dubai Provides Aid for Cyclone Nargis Victims In Myanmar
...ft homeless by this disaster. Dubai
Cares believe that reaching out to these victims is imperative and will
provide the first steps towards a sense of normalcy
and recuperation from
Since its launch, Dubai Cares has established itself as a fully
transparent, multilateral, non-profit organizati...
Hands on Disaster Response Extends Cyclone Relief Project
...start of Project Rayenda on January 5, 2008 HODR volunteers
have been effectively working with the community and other relief
organizations to restore normalcy
and improve living conditions. HODR has
partnered with fellow international NGO Save The Children by helping staff
their "safe spaces." These spaces p...
Blue Cross of California Launches Maternity Depression Program
...esident of Behavioral Health for Blue Cross of California.
"Screening to identify issues and referring into treatment is a start in
helping to restore normalcy
for new moms."
Blue Cross members wishing to obtain more information can call (866)
785- 2789 and tell a representative that they may be experiencin...
ReachBio Partners with Axiogenesis to Distribute Novel Cell-Based Products in North America
...logy. Their cells really do behave like normal cardiomyocytes in
almost every way. They have put in an incredible effort to demonstrate the
and real world applicability of the ES-derived
cardiomyocytes. We decided that we definitely wanted to be associated with
a company with this much sci...
Preparing for avian flu with information technology
...preparedness plans to address disasters such as earthquakes, blackouts or tornados. Preparation for these short-lived acute events assumes a return to normalcy
within a few days: Public utilities will be fixed, the weather will improve, and the ground will stabilize. These plans don't anticipate the slow eros...