Sinking Economy Hit Hard by Soaring Healthcare Costs, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
Health care reform and controlling insurance costs is essential if we expect to create jobs and rebuild the economy says MedicareSupplementPlans.com .
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) August 7, 2009 -- Medicare and Medicaid costs are overwhelming government budgets as insurance...
HOE Ministries Gives New Hope to Orphans in Ethiopia : Hope For Orphans of Ethiopia Organization to Build Greater Awareness and Solutions to the Soaring Poverty Catastrophe Afflicting Orphaned and Innocent Children in Prison
HOE Ministries, Inc. (Hope for Orphans of Ethiopia), www.hoeministries.org , is a non profit Christian organization founded in January 2007, committed to reaching out to the impoverished orphan children of Ethiopia.
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Accidental Overdoses in the Home Soaring
Study finds huge increase in number of people dying after mixing meds, illegal drugs
MONDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered a soaring
increase in the number of fatal medication errors that occur in people's homes.
The report incidentally follows the death ...
Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths Applauds Senator Durbin's Hospital Infection Legislation, but Suggests Some Crucial Additions in Order to Combat Soaring MRSA Rates
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is
being issued by the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths:
"I am glad to see Senator Durbin's bill will use Medicare's purchasing
clout to motivate hospitals to reduce infection," said Betsy McCaughey,
Ph.D., Chairman of RI...
U.S. Spending on Mental Health Care Soaring
Rate of increase now outstrips that for heart disease, cancer, data shows
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. spending on mental illness is soaring
at a faster pace than spending on any other health care category, new government data released Wednesday shows.
The cost of tre...
Rock-Climbing Injury Rate Soaring
First national study finds large jump in ER treatments since 1990
SUNDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- As more people rise to the challenge of rock climbing for fun and exercise, the number of injuries related to the sport also increases, according to the first national study on the subj...
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring
CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems
TUESDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans with diabetic retinopathy is expected to increase from 5.5 million to 16 million by the year 2050, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Cont...
Afghan Opium Production Soaring Out of Control
The annual UN report on illegal drugs has said that opium production in Afghanistan is soaring
out of control .
The World Drug Report says over 90 percent of illegal opium, which is used to make heroin, comes from Afghanistan.
According to a BBC report, the cultivation of opium pop...
Parents To Blame For Soaring Counts Of Binge-Drinkers And Smokers
Britain’s schools watchdog Ofsted, has revealed that smoking and binge drinking among teenage girls have scaled worrying heights all because parents// and teachers make the health risks seem less important than those of illegal drugs and unsafe sex.
Accordingly, young people correctly see ciga...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Soaring Due To Unsafe Sex
Fresh statistics show a phenomenal rise in sexually transmitted diseases in the Australian sub-continent//.
Chlamydia one of the most common treatable sexually transmitted diseases affecting people worldwide, is now reported to have increased four-fold in its incidence rates across the Australi...
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures
Two studies find patient demand will soon surpass the number of orthopaedic surgeons available
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the near future, there may not be enough orthopaedic surgeons to provide joint replacements to all who need them. According to two new studies presen...
NCPS Outraged at HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Cuts
...ently noted that "our country is
experiencing the biggest increase in income inequality since the 1920s and
that American families are struggling with soaring
health care costs and
declining coverage." He further noted the immediate need to garner efforts
in the battle against HIV/AIDS, not only abroad... bu...
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in Canada, Clubs, soaring
pilots, back issues of 'Free Flight', Canada's soaring
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Soaring in Biological News
World fertilizer prices drop dramatically after soaring to all-time highs
World fertilizer prices began dropping dramatically in late 2008 after reaching all-time highs around April.
The price of urea, the world's most common nitrogen fertilizer, rose from about $280 to $405 per ton in 2007 and reached $452 in April 2008. The price then soared to $815 per ton in Aug...
Skip this cocktail party
...l. That is so worrisome for me. You rarely find parts per million levels of anything in the brain."
The particular hydroxylated PCB found at these soaring
concentrations, called 4-OH-CB107, has some serious side effects. In rats, it selectively binds to a carrier protein called transthyretin, which has b...
Biofuels boom could fuel rainforest destruction, Stanford researcher warns
... Indonesia's oil palm production tripled during the 1990's and then doubled again from 2000 to 2007, said Gibbs.
These increases are due in part to soaring
global demand for food and feed. However, scientists have reason to suspect that biofuels also are playing a significant role in recent cropland expan...
1,000 tags reveal mysteries of giant bluefin tuna
...t for TAG researchers, whose work has helped to reveal the life histories of these amazing, elusive creatures at a time when their commercial value is soaring
and their population has declined to a fraction of its historic levels prompting calls for a moratorium on the commercial fishery so the Atlantic gia...
2 years old -- a childhood obesity tipping point?
... Over the last decade, childhood obesity has grown into an epidemic, reflected in soaring
rates of type 2 diabetes and recommendations that pediatricians check toddlers for elevated cholesterol.
What hasn't been as clear is how early to ...
Carnegie Mellon Researcher says China's export trade impacts climate
...on's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Weber and a team of international researchers from Norway and the United Kingdom found that soaring
exports and energy use caused Chinese emissions to rise to 6 percent of global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels. These results beg the question of who ...
New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber
...n and around vulnerable forests will be unable to protect their forests because they lack secure and enforced customary land rights to help resist the soaring
demand for land. Furthermore, the reports and discussions make clear that international initiatives to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degrad...
Gift of $100 million to transform energy and environment research at Princeton
... science, public policy and technological solutions related to sustainable energy production, climate change and related fields.
"As we witness the soaring
global demand for energy and its profound environmental impact, we have a tremendous responsibility to turn our scientific knowledge into concerted ac...
How to build a plant
Walking through a tropical or temperate forest immediately impresses us with the myriad forms and soaring
structures of the plant world, but our knowledge of how plants are actually built, cell by cell, is still incomplete. Now, with data emerging from ma...
TAU announces new 'supercenter' for renewable energy
Opening the conference, "Renewable Energy and Beyond," hosted at Tel Aviv University, keynote speaker Al Gore discussed the soaring
price of oil and the continuing threat of greenhouse gases, warming the planet to what Gore said could be the "point of no return." Gore came to Tel A...
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Genomic Health Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Business Progress
"We believe personalized medicine has the power to improve the quality
of care while reducing costs, which is especially important during a time
health care expenses and economic uncertainty," said Randy
Scott, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genomic Health. "This
quarter, we aga...
Health Market Science Launches Clinical Investigators(TM)
...r their trial protocol.
"Clinical operations executives continue to face the increased
pressures of heightened regulatory scrutiny of trial results, soaring
costs, and the need to accelerate the time-to-market for new drugs.
Clinical Investigators allows users to immediately begin their planning for
Pioneer(R) Brand Soybeans From DuPont Deliver Step-Change in Soybean Yields
...ies yield advantage, this new
line has the potential to add about 19 million bushels of soybeans into
U.S. production. In a time of tight supplies and soaring
demand, that is a
strong boost for producers and the industry."
The launch of the new Y Series is the result of a proprietary matrix of
traits and t...
Pharmaceutical Budget and Staffing: Powerful New Metrics-Based Study
... CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Falling stock prices,
devaluing dollar, soaring
gas prices, and the slumping real estate market
are just a few of the symptoms of the recession hitting the U.S. economy.
While a recession will impac...
Insmed President Interviewed for Follow-On Biologics Podcast: Insmed Inc. President Steve Glover Discusses Safe and Effective Biologic Therapies and Reduced Costs with The American Magazine
...interview with Insmed Therapeutic Proteins President
Steve Glover on how a generic, or follow-on biologics, industry is good for
patients and can stem soaring
healthcare costs as new therapies
increasingly come from biotechnology. The American Magazine is the American
Enterprise Institute's magazine of busin...
Where have all the Midwest VCs gone?
... Since the dot-com boom days are over and soaring
tech funds are long gone, where are investment firms putting their money? Whats their criteria for investing? What is their strategy?
If you are a...
AIDS and tobacco are worldwide killers: Is bioscience doing enough to stop them?
...sease, strokes and other cardiopulmonary disease rise in the developing world. Smoking rates may be waning in the United States and Europe, but theyre soaring
An effective nicotine replacement therapy would be the drug that would change much of the world, Loftus said. Treating the diseases that...
VoIP breaks out, but let's hope it doesn't become a verb
...rely theoretical. Certainly I wanted to evaluate the software so I could speak from experience. But the driving reason to download and try Skype was a soaring
international phone bill. If I could circumvent the phone company by using VoIP, I could save hundreds of dollars per year.
For those who havent tr...
Women entrepreneurs are finding ways to succeed in Wisconsin and beyond
...es of near-disaster (such as when Koplovitz nearly lost a contract to broadcast the New York Yankees baseball games), of humiliating rejection, and of soaring
vindication. Most of all, they came with a message that more women are heeding: Being an entrepreneur is hard work, but it can be worth the risk.
We need the challenges of space exploration
...ut a future in which Sam and millions of other youngsters like him will be able to ponder the twinkling lights of the night sky and seriously consider soaring
off to touch them. It is about unlocking the secrets of the universe. It is about better understanding our origins, and about making practical advance...
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...on of topoisomerase enzymes [ 1 ] ( topoisomerase I and The different roles of DNA topoisomerase I and II may indicate an opposing pair ... soaring
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