ICES study finds wealthy Ontarians have better access to MRI scans
TORONTO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Ontario wait times for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) have improved since the provincial government's Wait Time Strategy began in 2004. But a study out of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) has found wealthy
Ontarians are now 38 per cent more li...
Lulu.com Authors Strive to Help Readers Stay Healthy, Wealthy & Wise
Books from experts and patients provide advice for staying fit and facing major illnesses
RALEIGH, N.C., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- If living a healthy life is your
goal, you might want to consider putting down that apple a day and picking
up a book from the Lulu.com Glob...
Most Free Drug Samples Go to Wealthy and Insured
Study undercuts notion that they're given to help the poor, some experts say,,
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Most free drug samples go to wealthy
and insured patients, not to the poor and uninsured who may need them most, Harvard researchers report.
In fact, more than four-f...
The Surrogacy Journey: Not Just For the Wealthy
CHICAGO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- While the common perception about using gestational surrogacy as a route to creating families is that it's a rich person's game, a Chicago egg donation and surrogacy agency begs to differ.
"In the eight years that we've been matching surrogates with our client...
Happiness Is Not Attained By A Wealthy Life But By A Healthy One.
In an editorial of the famous British Medical Journal it was said that people in London are in pursuit of wealth rather than health // .
Money cannot bring you all the comforts and happiness that a person desires, it is by treasuring the relationships that a happy and long life can be establi...
Louisiana Tells Congress: Stop Healthcare Discrimination
...ressional Balanced Budget Act of 1997 decreased Medicare benefits for dually eligible people and created a two-tiered, discriminatory Medicare system. wealthy
Medicare beneficiaries get full Medicare benefits, while five million poor beneficiaries get partial Medicare benefits. In 2003, Tommy Thompson repor...
Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication
...re the presence of other health conditions appears to weaken the ability of certain forms of polio vaccine to stimulate immunity;
Making sure that wealthy
countries and private foundations continue financing anti-polio initiatives;
Coordinating use and eventual termination of the oral polio vaccinati...
National Expert on Prescription Drug Abuse, Addicted Physicians Available for Media Interviews From Hazelden
... center Hazelden, is now available for media interviews about the dangers of addiction to prescription drugs - a growing problem that not only impacts wealthy
and famous celebrities, but everyday people from teens to older adults. Marv can speak in layman's terms about the complicated disease of addiction, e...
Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico
...e viral in nature. Fighting viral infection is an area where solutions are still lacking and vitally needed.
"To fund the study, we're relying on wealthy
individuals who really want to make a difference in human health on a worldwide scale," Newman said.
"It's not that we mind sharing stock with in...
Governor Pawlenty Targets Teachers, Public Safety and Health Care
...e communities, fix health care and preserve education. So while Pawlenty has attacked services that are critical for Minnesotans, he has protected his wealthy
"This is an outrage," said Sue Mauren, Teamsters Joint Council 32 President. "Gov. Pawlenty has hurt Minnesotans to further achieve his...
Wealthy in Medical Technology
ACRO Comments on NEJM Article on Globalization of Clinical Research
... demands of today's global pharmaceutical industry.
The article cites "the increasingly bureaucratic and expensive regulatory environment in many wealthy
countries" as another force that is moving clinical trials to developing countries. Again, ACRO looks forward to working with sponsors, academic resea...
Wealthy in Medical Dictionary
...ions, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. Based on the 1924 Leopold-Loeb murder trial, this classic courtroom drama tells the story of two wealthy
psychopaths (Bradford Dillman and Dean Stockwell) who consider... Directed by Richard Fleischer. With Orson Welles, Diane Varsi, Dean Stockwell. ....
Wealthy in Biological News
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
Skin cancer levels have shown a significant increase in Northern Ireland since the early 1990s and are more likely to affect men, older people and those living in more affluent areas, according to a study just published in the June issue of British Journal of Dermatology.
Researchers who looked ...
New hope for fisheries
While most of the fisheries that showed improvement are managed by a few wealthy
nations, there are some notable exceptions. In Kenya, for example, scientis...eries are not properly managed, reported or regulated. Particularly outside wealthy
industrialized nations, prospects for reducing fishing mortality are often ...
'Uphold the ban'
...and banned domestically in all tiger range countries, including China - historically the largest market for tiger products.
However, a handful of wealthy
businessmen who own large-scale tiger farms are asking the Chinese government to lift China's 16-year ban on tiger trade so that wine and other produc...
Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet
...ht now, she says, the Walton family owners of Wal-Mart controls as much wealth as the bottom 40 per cent of the U.S. population. Is it growth if the wealthy
families just get wealthier?
There's plenty of room for growth, she says, if we learn to do things more efficiently. For example, she says various ...
Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher
... to Schneider, who added that 75 percent of the accumulated greenhouse gases in the atmosphere came from 20 percent of the world's people, who live in wealthy
"We've been using the atmosphere as a free sewer to dump our tailpipe and smokestack waste since the Victorian industrial revolution and...
Brupbacher prize to Nubia Munoz and Sir Richard Peto
... 16 and 18. Due to the high costs which still apply at present, the prophylactic, pre-pubic inoculation of girls is taking place almost exclusively in wealthy
countries in which, since introduction of the prophylactic examination (Papanicolaou Test), the frequency of cervical cancer has already been sharply ...
Rethinking who should be considered 'essential' during a pandemic flu outbreak
...le they will be to a break in the supply chain. In fact, the report emphasizes, it is important for leaders to communicate to the middle class and the wealthy
that it is their responsibility to prepare for self-sufficiency in order to free up scarce supplies and allow first responders to direct their attenti...
Don't blame cities for climate change, see them as solutions
...account for around 30 percent, and the rest are mostly from heavy industry, wealthy
households and coal, oil or gas fuelled power stations located in rural are... of most city inhabitants in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
In general, wealthy
people outside cities are responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions tha...
Paying to save tropical forests could be a way to reduce global carbon emissions
... COLUMBUS, Ohio wealthy
nations willing to collectively spend about $1 billion annually could preve...forestation" to reduce worldwide carbon emissions.
Under such a program, wealthy
nations would help achieve reduced emissions globally by paying landowners ...
Scientists develop new measure of 'socioclimactic' risk
...nt societies are threatened by these physical changes in unique ways. Impoverished areas have fewer resources to deal with environmental stress, while wealthy
areas have a greater amount of infrastructure that could be lost, and areas with larger populations have more lives at stake."
Wealthy in Biological Technology
NeoStem Signs Agreement with Shanghai Corporation to Develop A Stem Cell Collection and Treatment Network in Shanghai, Taiwan and Other Targeted China Provinces
...ogies and services in Taiwan and China. China has a population of 1.3 billion people, and although the GDP is low, it still has more than 100 million wealthy
people who care very much about their health. NeoStem's stem cell technologies fit our requirements for new leading-edge health centers focused on an...
Volatile Economy / Fundraising Challenges Encourage Business Combinations Among Biotech Companies According to New Survey from CPA Firm Rothstein Kass
...rns, preferences and finances of high-net-worth individuals. She is co-author of Inside the Family Office: Managing the Fortunes of the Exceptionally wealthy
The Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline Announces 'The Funding Place(TM)' and Other Resources to Connect Investors and Startups
...ation letter: CJPS Enterprises, the operator of the Michigan
Life Sciences Pipeline, can leverage its network to introduce investment
opportunities to wealthy
Michiganders with large liquid net worth, by
sending them a solicitation letter including the information from the
company looking for financing.
Not Just for the Rich: India's Private Health Care is Booming
...s and highly skilled physicians. Private health care, which
composes over 80% of overall health care spending, is no longer only the
domain of India's wealthy
elite. Because the quality of public health care
in India has deteriorated due to significant underfunding, the rising
middle class have been forced t...
Angel Investing in Wisconsin
...angel networks serve as the farm system for nurturing untested deals within Wisconsins emerging entrepreneurial economy.
Angel investors are often wealthy
entrepreneurs who have started companies themselves and now have the money and know-how to start other businesses. Many of these repeat angels say the...
Senate Passes an Investment Capital Package; the Assembly Should Follow Suit
...ram, which encourage insurance companies to invest in start-up firms.
Approve $30 million in tax credits for angel investors. Angels are typically wealthy
individuals who invest some of the first money in start-up companies. Under the bill, an individual could claim a 40 percent tax credit on the first $...
Midwest Biotech: Watch India, the Next Biotech Frontier
...st arrived in New York without any contacts. He was clearly overqualified for what he was doing. I was to find out later that he was from a relatively wealthy
family in India. Thus, my education on India began.
During my Bristol-Myers years in Evansville, Ind., I struck up a strong relationship with an...
Technology with Aloha
Hawaii works for Kryeziu because he's a one-man show, developing amazing and necessary technology. And he has a great customer base, he adds, in the wealthy
executives who make Maui their second home. These folks are both inspiration and transportation for his ideas, creating a sort of technology ecosystem...
Unique profiles, anecdotes increase Millionaire Womens net worth
.... Thomas J. Stanley's latest release, Millionaire Women Next Door: The Many Journeys of Successful American Businesswomen , profiles women who became wealthy
through their own efforts.
Stanley describes millionaire teachers, car saleswomen, human resources specialists and bookkeepers, among others. The m...
Wisconsin seeks to develop $10 million angel investment fund
...Associated Trust Company and Virchow Krause Capital where she served as an investment advisor and co-fiduciary to non-profit boards, pension plans and wealthy
It has been an incredible learning experience to be on the other side of the table, Heinemann said of her transition from the private ...