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Both Kidneys Robbed From A Poor Rickshaw Driver In Bihar

Even after the implementation of the Human Organ Transplant Act to prevent commercialization of human organs, instances of ‘organ theft’ only reflect the lacunae existing in the Indian health care system//. The recent report of bilateral kidney retrieval and death of a poor rickshaw driver in Bihar...

Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda Dedicated 15 Years After Genocide to Provide Healing Community to African Orphans

... were displaced, the country was left in ruins, and, today, Rwanda has the world's highest per capita orphan population. These children were not only robbed of their families, of their homes, and of their communities, but also of their hope for a viable future. Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village aims to be a so...

80th Anniversary Power of Possibilities Breakfast Honors the Children's Center of Wayne County

...w they care for its weakest souls... children; children who through no fault of their own - but merely by circumstances are denied their childhood and robbed of their potential. We believe that the generous citizens of our community will ensure the future of The Children's Center for the next 80 years." ...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Lays Out Strategies for Healthy Aging

...aily life. Most importantly, individuals must take steps that will generate brain reserve and do their best to protect their own life story from being robbed by devastating diseases such as Alzheimer's disease," said Nussbaum, an adjunct associate professor in neurological surgery at the University of Pitt...

Welsh 'Self-Test' to Help Cure Glaucoma on World Glaucoma Day

...dlessly suffer horribly from total incurable Glaucoma-Blindness. Most lacked the opportunity to get tested for Earlier Glaucoma before Glaucoma slowly robbed them of all their sight. Dr. Robert Welsh, a Rotarian, a world-renowned Eye Surgeon and a leading Medical Missionary can help prevent 80,000 new total...

Law Firm Freedland Russo Spearheads Record-Setting Whistleblower Case Against Pharmaceutical Giant Eli Lilly -- Firm Expands Offices to Include L.A. Entertainment Branch

...land, whose firm represents clients in whistleblower, personal injury and wrongful death cases, said this case was about good old fashioned greed that robbed U.S. taxpayers and put fragile lives in jeopardy. "Through a calculating marketing scheme, Eli Lilly defrauded Medicare and Medicaid to the ...

Circumcision Rates Too Low

...ents that this not a valuable procedure." Robert C. Bailey, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, said the poor are robbed of a chance to make a choice about circumcision because of the lack of funding. "It's another way in which our health system is increasing inequali...

Patients Benefit From End-of-Life Discussions With a Doctor

...octors are afraid they will rob patients of hope if they have these conversations," Wright added. "But there's the possibility that the patient may be robbed of the opportunity to make informed decisions and live the life they want." Experts had been concerned that such conversations might increase a pa...

Triangle Group Raises Awareness of Fibromyalgia

...years to receive a diagnosis," wrote Governor Easley in a letter praising the Triangle Fibromyalgia Positive Energy Support Group. "Fibromyalgia has robbed me of a career. It is a daily struggle just to cope with my debilitating symptoms." Kristine Lanning is a Raleigh attorney who has lived with fibromya...

SEIU Seeks Damages for CNA's Effort to Silence Workers, Suppress Criticism of Anti-Union Tactics

...based on misrepresentations by the CNA. "CNA leaders have waged a dishonest and desperate campaign to divert attention from the truth that they've robbed more than 8,000 Ohio workers of the right to form a union," said Andy Stern, SEIU International President. "Their latest trick was the cynical use of ...
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Sutton's law

...is might have more serious consequences. The law is named after the bank robber Willie Sutton , who supposedly answered a reporter inquiring why he robbed banks by saying "because that's where the money is." He later denied saying it, however. A similar idea is contained in the physician's adage, "Wh...
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Study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

...of cells, and in helping nerve cells transfer information throughout the brain and body. But as man evolved in the hot climate of Africa, perspiration robbed the body of sodium. Salt was scarce because our early ancestors ate a veggie-rich diet and lived far from the ocean. "Most of our biological system...

Gaining ground on sickle cell disease

...lls have difficulty passing through blood vessels and can block the smaller vessels, resulting in severe pain and eventual organ damage as tissues are robbed of their blood supply. The sickle-shaped red blood cells also have a very short lifespan, causing patients to be chronically anemic. Previous rese...

Why serotonin can cause depression and anxiety

...uddenly you have to think hard to avoid things that used to be avoided reflexively You might for example consider walking down the dangerous alley, be robbed and thus be reminded and taught by additional experience that dark alleys are to be avoided. In this study Prof. Peter Dayan and Dr. Quentin Huys ...

Artifical cornea lets woman blind 20 years see

... A severe allergic reaction to a medication robbed Elma Phifer of her vision two decades ago when she was 39. The reaction scarred her corneas and reduced the ability of her eyes to soothe their damage...
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Cracking down on identity theft

...card or bank account information, can steal thousands of dollars from an unsuspecting family. Thieves can profit for years, while innocent people are robbed of their financial security without even knowing it. The tragedy comes when a hard-working family applies for a new home mortgage or a loan to sen...
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