Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The differences between the House and Senate health care reform bills aren't just for wonky policy experts," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman. "They translate to real differ...
Carboxytherapy and Mesotherapy Unproven, Warns The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety
Physician Group urges consumers to be aware of non-approved cosmetic injections
(PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety today issued a consumer warning about carboxytherapy and mesotherapy injections. These products, touting everything fr...
State privacy rules reduce electronic medical sharing by 24 percent, warns Management Insights
States that have passed privacy laws restricting the ability of hospitals to disclose patient information have seen the sharing of electronic medical records suffer by more than 24%, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science , the flagship journal of ...
Concord Coalition Warns That Health Care Reform Efforts Must Improve Nation's Financial Outlook
WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today released the sixth installment of its series on Health Care and Medicare. Entitled "Looking Beyond the Administration's 10-Year Reserve Fund: Cost Control Must Do More Than Pay For Expanded Health Insurance Coverage," the...
No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer
As auto accidents increase, more companies are banning employees from using their cell phones while driving, an act praised by New York car accident lawyer David Perecman.
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2009 -- Stirring the pot in recent headlines lately was the story of...
Heart Association Warns of Surgery Risks in Obese
Complications may include wound infections, heart problems, new advisory says
MONDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese people undergoing surgery are at greater risk of heart problems, wound infections, prolonged hospital stays and other complications, according to a Scientifi...
Novo Nordisk Warns Customers About Stolen Insulin
PRINCETON, N.J., June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk product previously reported as stolen in North Carolina has resurfaced recently at a medical center in Houston.
Three lots of 10 ml vials of insulin, marketed under the brand name Levemir(R) (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injecti...
New York Personal Injury Claims Lawyer Warns Pedestrians to Be Aware
David Perecman, a NY Personal Injury and pedestrian accident lawyer, uses an unexpected accident on the set of an upcoming film as an example for all.
New York (PRWEB) May 25, 2009 -- New York personal injury claims lawyer David Perecman isn't suspicious, but in this ...
Gov. Rendell Proposes Help for Counties Battling West Nile; Warns Future Amounts Could be Less
Senate Republican Budget Proposal Could Slash Grants by 40 Percent
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a year in which the West Nile Virus was discovered in 33 counties and 14 Pennsylvanians were diagnosed with the disease, including one fatality, Governor Edward G. Rende...
Williams Kherkher Warns of Liver Damage, Failure from Hydroxycut
Experienced Law Firm Provides Informational Resources Regarding Hydroxycut Recall
Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 5, 2009 -- In response to the recent recall of 14 Hydroxycut weight loss products, Williams Kherkher has taken action to warn the consumer public about the possibil...
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Orkin Warns of Four Pests to Avoid this Fourth of July
ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans celebrate Independence Day outdoors, pest control giant Orkin, Inc., warns
about the four common pests that are most likely to crash the holiday festivities: mosquitoes, ticks, fire ants and wasps. [Professional, non-commercial b-roll and still photos...
Agriculture Department Warns Consumers of Tainted Raw Milk Sold by Lebanon County Dairy
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who
purchased raw milk from Beulah Land Jerseys in Jonestown, Lebanon County,
anytime after March 18 should discard it immediately due to the risk of
Listeria Monocytogenes contamination, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff
Agriculture Department Warns Consumers of Tainted Raw Milk Sold by Chester County Dairy
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who have
purchased raw milk from the Conebella dairy farm in Elverson, Chester
County, any time after Oct. 23, should discard it immediately due to the
risk of Salmonellosis contamination, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff
New Federal Stem Cell Rules Would Hinder Existing Research, Consumer Group Warns
NIH Should Fix Standards to Allow Use of Current Stem Cell Lines
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- -- Regulations governing stem cell research proposed by the Obama Administration -- unless modified before final implementation on July 1 -- prohibit federal fund...
Plasma Products Safe Despite Swine Influenza Outbreak, Assures International Biopharmaceutical Company Octapharma
...activated Plasma Derivatives
The impending influenza pandemic will have implications for global stocks
of life-saving blood and blood products, warns
biopharmaceutical company, Octapharma.
But it has reiterated the safety of its plasma derivatives and is working
Cardiac Disease in Women Remains Untreated for Decades
...ts (<40). More importantly, although heart disease is the number one killer in women, the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association ( www.4HCM.org ) warns
women remain untreated for cardiac disease for decades, even though symptoms were identified earlier than their appropriately identified and treated m...
Six Important Things to Know About Preventing Hospital Infections
...onducted emergency-preparedness training and, if so,
have someone describe it for you.
"Don't shy away from being nosy and inquisitive," warns
"As a consumer, you want to feel someone is listening to you and
being forthright with you -- especially about a life-and-death
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AL2500 AirLife™ Prefilled Humidifier Systems
Description:...ment of a humidifier adapter. The oxygen pathway is designed to help prevent particulate from reaching oxygen delivery tubing. An audible relief valve warns
if the patient`s tubing becomes occluded.
Designed for convenient shelf storage, Compact Humidifier 002620 has a multiangle outlet port that preve...
Company:Cardinal Health, Inc.
Labcold™ Fresh Frozen Plasma Freezer
Description:...pace saving, front opening format . Digital temperature display and 7 day chart recorder confirm correct operation. An audible and visual alarm system warns
of unacceptable temperatures....
Features:...om the patient's barcoded wristband Using a PDA at the patient's bedside, SafeTx checks patient compatibility labels and blood product information and warns
the caregiver of any discrepancies Standardizes operating procedure by leading the caregiver through a step-by-step process for specimen collection, b...
Company:Olympus America Medical
DOLPHIN® II Hysteroscopic Fluid Management System
Features:... Built-in warning systems: warns
user of high pressure, or when fluid exceeds user-set deficit level
Measures fluid inflow and outflow by weight comparison: Real-time accurate moni...
Features:... (SIMV) with Pressure Support
Adjustable flow trigger and Electronic PEEP
Physically integrated Magnetic Field Strength Monitor (Gauss Alarm) that warns
you whn the machine is moved too close to the MRI magnet.
Fully integrated breathing circuit helps simplify cable management and improve patient saf...
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Smithsonian scientist warns that palm oil development may threaten Amazon
Oil palm cultivation is a significant driver of tropical forest destruction across Southeast Asia. It could easily become a threat to the Amazon rainforest because of a proposed change in Brazil's legislation, new infrastructure and the influence of foreign agro-industrial firms in the region, acc...
Carbon dioxide already in danger zone, warns study
A group of 10 prominent scientists says that the level of globe-warming carbon dioxide in the air has probably already reached a point where world climate will change disastrously unless the level can be reduced in coming decades. The study is a departure from recent estimates that truly dangerous...
Oceans on the precipice: Scripps scientist warns of mass extinctions and 'rise of slime'
Human activities are cumulatively driving the health of the world's oceans down a rapid spiral, and only prompt and wholesale changes will slow or perhaps ultimately reverse the catastrophic problems they are facing.
Such is the prognosis of Jeremy Jackson, a professor of oceanography at Scripp...
Don't count on long-term success in climate policy, warns paper in Decision Analysis
Long-term climate change policy in the U.S. and abroad is likely to change very slowly, warns
a researcher who calls for stronger short-term goals to reduce carbon emissions, according to a study published in Decision Analysis , a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Managemen...
International team of scientists warns of climate change's impact on global river flow
A global analysis of the potential effect of climate change on river basins indicates that many rivers impacted by dams or extensive development will require significant management interventions to protect ecosystems and people, according to an article published today in the online version of Fron...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
Arlington, Virginia In an ironic twist, 11 countries that have avoided widespread destruction of their tropical forest are at risk of being left out of an emerging carbon market intended to promote rainforest conservation to combat climate change.
A study published Tuesday in the Public Librar...
Biofuels boom could fuel rainforest destruction, Stanford researcher warns
Farmers across the tropics might raze forests to plant biofuel crops, according to new research by Holly Gibbs, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment.
"If we run our cars on biofuels produced in the tropics, chances will be good that we are effectively bur...
Turtle nesting threatened by logging practices in Gabon, Smithsonian warns
Endangered sea turtles are victims of sloppy logging practices in the west central African country Gabon, according to a study led by William Laurance, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. The study will be published online in the journal Oryx later this month.
Genetic ancestral testing cannot deliver on its promise, study warns
Berkeley -- For many Americans, the potential to track one's DNA to a specific country, region or tribe with a take-home kit is highly alluring. But while the popularity of genetic ancestry testing is rising - particularly among African Americans - the technology is flawed and could spawn unwelcom...
Study warns deep-sea mining may pose serious threat to fragile marine ecosystems
Undersea habitats supporting rare and potentially valuable organisms are at risk from seafloor mining scheduled to begin within this decade, says a new study led by a University of Toronto Mississauga geologist.
Mining of massive sulphide deposits near "black smokers"—undersea hydrothermal vent ...
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Regional Biotech Association Warns Legislation Would Make VT Least Friendly State in Nation for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
-Testimony To Legislature Calls For Rejection Of Legislation That Will Cost Vermonters Current And Future Jobs-
MONTPELIER, Vt., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In testimony to the Legislature and a full page ad in today's Rutland Herald, the region's largest biotechnology association warned that a ...
Repair Stem Cell Institute Warns About Real Cost of Embryonic Stem Cell Research
RSCI's Chairman expressed his concern that since few people can afford to travel outside the country for medical treatments, America needs to put more focus on approving ultra safe adult stem cell treatments to alleviate the suffering of millions diagnosed with so-called untreatable diseases.
Regional Biotech Association Warns Vermont Legislation Could Have Profound Negative Impact
- Shumlin Promoting Senate Bill S. 48 Today; Will Thwart Burgeoning Biotechnology Industry, Costing Jobs and Research Funds in Vermont -
MONTPELIER, Vt., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The region's largest biotechnology association today warned that a bill under consideration by the Vermont Legi...
Bioscience Group Warns Policymakers Against Complacency
Despite extraordinary growth, life sciences industry faces a host of policy challenges that threaten its viability in California and nationally
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BayBio released today the
flagship industry study, BayBio:IMPACT 2008, providing a broad overview of
Rodney Dykehouse of Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin warns against tech for its own sake
Rodney Dykehouse is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on choosing technologies that advance organizations. Rodney Dykehouse does not chase technology.
For the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin CIO, implementing electronic medical records and other systems i...
Journalist warns against late arrival to the tech party
With the age of the network economy upon us, media companies do not have the luxury of being late technology adopters, according to the president of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Speaking Wednesday on the future of interactive media before the Milwaukee Press Club, David Carlson said...
TDS warns of continuing "Vishing" attempts
M adison, Wis. - Nearly a week since its first notification, TDS Telecom says telecommunications customers in Wisconsin, including several served by TDS, are still being approached by a fraudulent company offering significant reductions in long distance calling plans.
The scam is known as "...
Investor warns of angel-venture funding gap
Bill Payne Madison, Wis. - There is a missing link in the capital food chain, and Bill Payne is traveling to Wisconsin to warn entrepreneurs not to be devoured by it.
Payne, an entrepreneur-in-residence for the Kauffman Foundation and a prominent angel investor, will be in Madison to addr...
Germgard's Ultra-Fast Hand Hygiene Solution Protects Against Deadly MRSA, C difficile, and Influenza Virus
...hands or use alcohol rub each and every time they are about to touch you or your surround," summarizes Germgard CEO Dr. Eugene I. Gordon. He adds, "It warns
that hands are contaminated by every surface they touch in the room and inevitably will transfer pathogens to the patient unless the hands are sanitiz...
Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Announces Services to Assist Chinese and other International Real Estate Investors Purchase Discount Florida Homes
...ose the deal.
"Foreclosed properties offer great deals for international real estate buyers, but they must also be careful of problems," warns
Folland, who advises clients of the potential issues with every property before drafting up a Florida real estate sales contract . Folland's service...
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