Elective Surgery - the Financial Whipping Boy
The Australian reported last week that patients in several states were made to wait for common elective procedures such as cataract removals// and knee and hip replacements for much longer periods than they used to.
The average wait for a cataract removal has risen from 168 days to 218 days in ...
Consumer Reports Survey: HMOs Beat PPOs on Cost, Customer Support and Billing Services
...itor for Consumer Reports . "In terms of services we rate, that puts satisfaction with health insurance above satisfaction with cable TV, a perennial whipping
post, but below pharmacies and real-estate agents."
Full ratings and side-by-side comparisons of 35 HMOs and 41 PPOs are available in the Septe...
Hometown Grocer, Local Food Companies Team up to Support Pediatric Patients, Encourage 'Green' Lifestyle
...ut Shamrock Farms
Shamrock Farms, the largest dairy in the Southwest, produces and distributes traditional and organic farm-fresh milk, as well as whipping
cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, ice cream and frozen novelties, and is committed to being an environmental steward. Shamrock Farms, which has its o...
Good Habits for School Success
...ls to sag, therefore having a trickle-down effect on
attention levels and classroom performance.
If time is always an issue in the morning, consider whipping
on-the-go meals that your children can eat on the way to school.
Yogurt-and-fruit-based smoothies, breakfast bars, instant oatmeal, and so
Want to Know the Calorie Content of Your Favorite Drink?
...NDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- A punishing run in the summer sun deserves an ice cold beer, right?
And the just reward for a strenuous afternoon whipping
your garden into postcard perfection -- how about a slightly chilled chardonnay?
Well, before you pop that top or twist off that cork you might wan...
Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts
... As Kerala staggers under the whipping
rod of Chikungunya, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) government has been cornered over its quest for a 'politically correct' low-cost health c...
Flower-power on a Plate in Paris
...lease the eye," he said. "Now we've gone a step further, from flowers as decoration to flowers as part of the meal."
Several top French chefs are whipping
up petals, such as Michelin three-star giant Yannick Alleno at the top-end Meurice hotel, or Jean-Franois Rouquette, chef at the Park Hyatt Paris.
Agreement To Speed Up Development of Bird flu vaccine
...uences of an outbreak of pandemic flu.
Her comments came a matter of days after China confirmed the country's first case of bird flu in a human, whipping
up fresh fears of a global pandemic. As the case was confirmed, the Chinese government announced it was to vaccinate all of the country's 14 billion p...
RF CONDUCTR (MC)
Features:..., lateral deflection curve movement. Multi-curve allows less stocking of single curve catheters. Electrode covers a larger surface area. Reduced shaft whipping
from torque build-up. Bi-directional tip allows opposite direction reach. No other catheter offers all these features....
Polaris-DX Steerable Series
Features:... Exclusive helix shaft transmits torque efficiently from handle to tip with no whipping
Ergonomic, familiar handle design for comfort and improved steering control
Deflectable tip facilitates access in the most challenging...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation
Arable land can have a negative impact on air quality
... very fine and therefore particularly sensitive to erosion. On this day, 23 March 2007, gusts of wind with speeds of up to 90 kilometres per hour were whipping
up huge quantities of dust in the steppe. A dust cloud formed that was so big that it was later clearly visible on the weather satellite infrared pict...
'Nanodrop' test tubes created with a flip of a switch
...taining protein test subjects to the tip of the micropipette as it sits immersed in a small drop of oil on the microscope stage. Then, like a magician whipping
a tablecloth off a table while leaving the dinnerware behind, an electronic switch causes the pipette to jerk back, leaving behind a small droplet typ...
Fine print: New technique allows fast printing of microscopic electronics
...ning fibers and in industrial electrospray painting, but the reason for the whipping
instability, and thus any hope of stopping it, has been a long-standing pro...t more than 8 millimeters from the nozzle. (See video image of straight and whipping
jets here: www.princeton.edu/~cml/html/EHDPself-assembly.html .)