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The Empire State Healthcare Coalition Voices Concern Over the Affordable Health Choices Act

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Empire State Healthcare Coalition expresses its opposition to the Affordable Health Choice Act, which creates a national, government-run health plan to compete with private insurers. The Coalition is concerned that such a public plan would eli...

The New York Times Website Patient Voices Series Features People Affected by Lupus

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its Patient Voices series, The New York Times website is featuring the stories of people from across the country who are affected by lupus. Using audio interviews and photos, Patient Voices seeks to give a glimpse into the life ...

Skilled Nursing Care Coalition Voices 'Alarm' About State Budget

Governor's proposal would be devastating to frail elderly and disabled Ohioans COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Skilled Nursing Care Coalition, consisting of the three organizations representing Ohio's skilled nursing facilities that together care for more than 80,000 frail el...

U.S. Drug Czar Addresses 2,500 Drug Court Professionals, Voices Strong Support for Expanding Drug Courts Throughout the Nation

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National figures, stars from the world of sports and entertainment, public health and justice professionals, and Drug Court graduates gathered today in Anaheim, California to celebrate 20 years of Drug Court and call for a Drug Court to...

Global Health Advocates Call for Pan-African Voices to Speak Up

Letter from an African Man Living with HIV/AIDS Presented to the White House "It is not morally right for the President to cut down on the U.S. global health contribution, especially on AIDS. Cutting the budget for global AIDS funding is tantamount to genocide, and Mr. Obama shall be held acc...

Diverse, Bipartisan Health Care Reform Voices Announce Agreement on Key Principles

Principles emphasize reforms that support economic opportunity WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hope Street Group, a bipartisan coalition of business, civic and policy leaders, today released its "Health Care Agenda for an Opportunity Economy," a core set of reform principles d...

LCA-Vision's Medical Advisory Board Voices Support for Current Management

CINCINNATI, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus (R) brand, announces that its 11-member Medical Advisory Board has expressed unanimous support for LCA-Vision management's actions to addres...

Power Mobility Coalition Voices Concern Over Government Reports Outlining Lack of Oversight in the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Benefit

Organization Calls on Medicare to Expedite Mandatory Accreditation, Adopt Clearer Documentation Standards WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Power Mobility Coalition (PMC), an association of manufacturers and suppliers of power mobility devices, raised concerns today about re...

The Physicians of America Celebrate -- Senate Hears Patient and Physician Voices and Votes to Stop Medicare Physician Payment Cuts to Avoid a Medicare Meltdown

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by J. James Rohack, M.D., President-elect, American Medical Association: "Today the American Medical Association celebrates that the Senate heard the voices of patients and physicians and voted to stop Medicare physic...

'Hope, Volume One,' a CD benefiting Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), to Be released on June 24, 2008

Compilation features Charlotte Martin, Lisa Loeb, Kevin Max, Ken Andrews, Joanne Cash and others MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 'Hope, Volume One,' a compilation CD with proceeds benefiting Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), is scheduled for release on Tues...
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AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Voices Disappointment in Trial Result

Applauds Merck's Leadership and Calls for Reinvigorated Effort to Design and Test AIDS Vaccines NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) released the following statement from Executive Director Mitchell Warren about the an...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

...artners who contribute promising drugs, our scientific colleagues who lend their expertise, and advocates around the globe who work to ensure that the voices of those who are poor and ill are heard. While the path remains difficult and uncharted, we have good reason to carry on with hope. A comprehensive HI...

FDA Issues a Complete Response Letter for Lilly's Olanzapine LAI for Treatment of Schizophrenia in Adults

...tating illness with such symptoms as delusions (false beliefs that cannot be corrected by reason), hallucinations (usually in the form of non-existent voices or visions), disorganized speech and severe disorganized or catatonic behavior. These signs and symptoms are associated with marked social or occupati...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

... together and do what we can to change the world. That can mean uniting our voices as one to call for change, or rolling up our sleeves as one to help those i...n initiative, ONE Vote '08. In part because ONE members have raised their voices in hundreds of town hall meetings, community gatherings, and direct meeting...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Shown to Maintain Treatment Benefit in Schizophrenia for up to Six Months

...tating illness with symptoms such as delusions (false beliefs that cannot be corrected by reason), hallucinations (usually in the form of non-existent voices or visions), disorganized speech and severe disorganized or catatonic behavior. These signs and symptoms are associated with marked social or occupati...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Data Presented at First Annual Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference

...tating illness with symptoms such as delusions (false beliefs that cannot be corrected by reason), hallucinations (usually in the form of non-existent voices or visions), disorganized speech and severe disorganized or catatonic behavior. These signs and symptoms are associated with marked social or occupati...

Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

...zophrenia,(7) including more than two million people in the U.S.(8) and more than four million people in Europe.(9) People with schizophrenia may hear voices other people don't hear or may believe others are trying to harm them. As a result, they may become socially withdrawn, fearful, and agitated.(8) Ab...

FDA Advisory Committee Supports Efficacy and Safety of Zyprexa(R) Long-Acting Injection (LAI) for Schizophrenia Treatment

...y acute psychotic episodes including delusions (false beliefs that cannot be corrected by reason), hallucinations (usually in the form of non-existent voices or visions) and long-term impairments such as diminished emotion, lack of interest and depressive symptoms, such as hopelessness and suicidal thoughts...

New Study Results Show Asenapine More Effective Than Placebo in the Treatment of Acute Schizophrenia

...hrenia (1), including more than two million people in the U.S. (2) and more than four million people in Europe (3). People with schizophrenia may hear voices other people don't hear or may believe others are trying to harm them. As a result, they may become socially withdrawn, fearful, and agitated (2). S...

A Sociolinguistic Analysis of In-Office Dialogue Reveals Psychiatrists and Parents Have Significantly Different Perceptions on ADHD and Psychiatric Comorbidities

...dicate psychiatrists can adopt several techniques to improve in-office communication about complicated ADHD, including structuring visits, so that all voices are heard, discussing comorbidities using language that is more comprehensible to parents, and eliciting parents' expectations at the initiation of tr...
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HERMES-Ready Amsco 3085 SP Surgical Table

Features:... physical adjustment of the table. The HERMES Personal Interface Card records and responds to only one surgeon's voice and commands, so that other voices and noises in the OR will not cause accidental response. Voice Training is available through Computer Motion and Stryker Endoscopy to familiarize ...
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Speech impairment

...y of several problems that make it ... DYSPHONIA is another type of speech impairment . ... Speech Impairment (adult) Blogs ... Using our voices to speak, and communicating with others is a vital ... Speech & Language Impairment (10) Stories in the News (2) Stories That Inspire (13) ......

Muscular atrophy

...lar atrophy is a rare degenerative problem that affects the spinal cord and nerves, resulting in muscle wasting and weakness. ... Twenty Five voices of Spinal Muscular Atrophy from Families of SMA. ... August Update on Cosponsors of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment Acceleration Act. .....

Lingua

...net ... Papas na Lingua - Eu sei ... The Interpreter – Nelly Kostadinova, Founder of Lingua World ... Project Lingua seeks to amplify Global voices in languages other than English ... Other language communities expressed interest, and Lingua was born. ... Offering instruction in year-round E...
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LSUHSC research helps link schizophrenia to specific DNA region

...abling brain disorder that affects about 1.1 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. People with schizophrenia sometimes hear voices others don't hear, believe that others are broadcasting their thoughts to the world, or become convinced that others are plotting to harm them. These ...

Woods Hole lecture series explores range of scientific topics

... Tuesday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. -- Creativity: Unlocking Hidden Potential, by Richard Foster, Ph.D., Millbrook Management Group, New York The Distinctive voices lecture series began in 2006 with Distinctive Voices@The Beckman Center, held at the National Academies' conference center in Irvine, California. It ...

Scientists aim to bring indigenous people into climate change monitoring and policy

... climatic variation. Attendees discussed how to promote indigenous peoples' voices and actions within climate change research, actions, and policy. The scient...e adapting to and mitigating climate changes worldwide. Isn't it time their voices are heard at international climate change forums?" Salick and Ross maint...

Grasslands: The future of sustainable agriculture

...he 1948 USDA yearbook is provided on the CD that accompanies this book. Aiming to inspire and educate, the book's three main sections highlight the voices of grassland advocates through history, examine the many functions of grassland today, and look at the benefits grass-based agriculture can provide wh...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...iar Hyena's Laugh Supple Waves in Cheese and Skin How the Bagpipe Got Its voices Exploding Bubbles Trim the Prostate Reversing Time to Spot Cracks in Gas.../asa/abstracts/search.may09/asa135.html 8) HOW THE BAGPIPE GOT ITS voices Few instruments produce as distinct a sound as the bagpipe. Played for c...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

...or, Time The relationship between science and religion is one of the leading intellectual topics of our time. After decades during which leading voices from science and religion viewed each other with suspicion and little sense of how the two areas might relate, recent years have brought an active pur...

Behind closed eyes

...k bursts that typify a response associated with a sensory percept. This difference appears to be the reason we don't experience hallucinations or hear voices that aren't there during rest. The resting oscillations appear to be strongest when we sense nothing at all during dream-free sleep. The slow flu...

International experts weigh-in on harmful algal blooms

... and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researcher Dr. Patricia Glibert. "By tapping the expertise of many of the world's leading voices on harmful algal blooms, this series of papers hopes to elevate this issue to the forefront of coastal management issues needing immediate attention."...

Human connection to our nation's fisheries comes alive through oral history project

... voices from the Fisheries , an archive of oral histories ...es and organizations around the country to create voices as a clearinghouse for oral histories related to ...on by following some simple steps provided on the voices Web site ( http://voices.nmfs.noaa.gov ). Museum...

Quiet bison sire more calves than louder rivals

...0 feet of one another. Yet sometimes a bellow will attract bulls from further away, and this may be one reason that a herd's dominant bulls keep their voices down, Wyman speculates. "It could be that bulls provide information about their high quality through other signals for example, the frequency or t...
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Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

...es, for instance by hearing or reading her name. Brain imaging studies have identified cortical areas in the human temporal lobe that are selective to voices and words. However, how visual, text and sound information can elicit a unique percept is still largely unknown." The University of Leicester team ...

Dr. Susan Weinschenk, Chief of Technical Staff and Services, Speaks on Neuro Web Design at 'Persuasive Technologies 2009 Conference' and 'Voices That Matter Web Design Conference'

...r. Susan Weinschenk , CTTS of Human Factors International, Inc. WHAT: Speaking Engagements at: Persuasive Technologies 2009 Conference voices That Matter Web Design Conference WHEN: Sunday, April 26, 2009 1:00 - 4:00pm PDT (US); Thursday, April 30, 2009 11:30 - 12:30pm PDT (US) ...

African Health Delegates Welcomed to Washington

... Chris Singer, President, International, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), a founding member of the GHP initiative. "Their voices are a strong and critical component of the diverse global stakeholders who work together in an effort to meet the healthcare needs of millions of peop...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

...nt and harvest Jatropha in their waste farmland, for which D1-Williamson Magor group provides a buy-back guarantee. One of India's most prominent voices in the profit potential of biodiesel, Mr. Bhar stated that his company has new plantations under development and D1-Williamson Magor Biofuels Ltd expe...

Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels

...nt and harvest Jatropha in their waste farmland, for which D1-Williamson Magor group provides a buy-back guarantee. One of India's most prominent voices in the profit potential of biodiesel, Mr. Bhar stated that his company has new plantations under development and D1-Williamson Magor Biofuels Ltd expe...

Bradmer sponsors physician panel to raise awareness of brain cancer treatments

...and commercialization of cancer therapies, announced today that it is participating in a GBM (glioblastoma multiforme) Awareness Day as a co-host with voices Against Brain Cancer. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. The panel discussion wi...

Biovail Concerned Shareholders Welcome Glass Lewis Evaluation

...ch oversaw significant restatements as its new CEO," the report says. "We believe that shareholders could benefit from the addition of new independent voices on the board with appropriate subject matter and industry expertise." The Glass Lewis report called the appointment of Biovail's CEO, William Wells,...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

...tual health and well-being for the nation's 19.5 million African American women and girls. The Imperative brings the perspectives -- and often missing voices -- of African American women to the ongoing health policy debates, and works in partnership to develop community- based strategies to inform, educate ...

Diverse Coalition of Purchasers Respond to BIO CEO Fly-In: There is Another Side to The Story

... are struggling to pay for high-priced biopharmaceutical medicines. These patients can't fly to Washington on their own, but they are making their voices heard. Numerous organizations representing patients, seniors, consumers, labor, and businesses support legislation to establish a workable approval...

PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt

...ould not take no for an answer." "Nick is now seriously ill and still has significant hurdles in his fight for her life, but thankfully our combined voices and protests have finally given him and his family hope," said Geri Jenkins, RN, a member of the CNA/NNOC Council of Presidents who works in a transpl...
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