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Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

...porter of Starkey Hearing Foundation. Additional celebrity guests who attended this year's Gala included performers JC Chasez and Sam Moore; actors Lou Ferrigno, Verne Troyer, Sean Pyfrom, and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buzz Aldrin; golf legend Arnold Pal...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

...e this global health crisis, and draw conclusions about the processes and importance of health diplomacy. "Flexibility, coordination among multiple actors and a willingness to mix politics, public health, and diplomacy were all a part of the effort. All must be part of the toolbox to address future globa...

Colorado professor recognized for outstanding published work in public health systems research

...uiry examining the organization, financing, performance, and impact of health systemsdefined as the constellation of governmental and non-governmental actors that influence population health, including health care providers, insurers, purchasers, public health agencies, community-based organizations, and en...

10 students receive scholarships for outstanding work in public health systems research

...uiry examining the organization, financing, performance, and impact of health systemsdefined as the constellation of governmental and non-governmental actors that influence population health, including health care providers, insurers, purchasers, public health agencies, community-based organizations, and en...

Chicago Making Progress Shrinking Vast 'Food Desert'

...s where fresh, quality food is hard to come by because of the lack of reputable grocery stores. A wide range of market, community and government actors used the report to take action. Now, according to The Chicago Food Desert Progress Report , Chicago's food desert has shrunk by 1.4 square miles, ben...

Protest: AHF to Renew Call for California 'Condoms in Porn' Law at Larry Flynt's Hustler/Hollywood Store

...he Los Angeles Times reported that as many as 16 actors and actresses in the adult entertainment industry ...gislation that would require the use of condoms by actors performing in porn videos produced by California's...te of California should mandate the use condoms by actors performing in films produced by the California ind...

The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions

... , East West Players, Los Angeles The nation's oldest professional theater of color, East West Players has been the stage for major Asian American actors (Tony Award-winner B.D. Wong, Star Trek 's George Takei and House 's Kal Penn, among others). Under Dang's leadership, East West Players has also be...

From Beginning to End, 'E.R.' Gets it Right

...r grandson was, donor families across the nation cheered. Finally they were able to see their own experience reflected on television, and by two great actors at the close of a historical medical drama. We are honored that Mr. Wells revealed the deeply moving, generous and life-affirming act of consenting t...

Audi Teamed Up With Star Quarterback Tom Brady and Celebrities to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities

...ngland Patriots team mates Nick Kaczur, Dan Koppen, Logan Mankins, Steve Neal, and Pierre Woods, Senator John Kerry, Olympic gold-medalist Carl Lewis, actors Verne Troyer, David Spade and Maureen McCormick and Miss Teen USA 2008 Stevi Perry rode 100 or 20 miles, or joined Audi and Best Buddies at the High G...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

...dren in South Africa NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney , Don Cheadle , Matt Damon , Brad Pitt , producer Jerry Weintraub and human rights lawyer David Pressman , has awarded the U.S. ...

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actors in Medical Technology

More Than 300 New Medicines Being Developed for Mental Illnesses

...at the options are and seek treatment. People who are suffering need to know that there is hope." Joey Pantoliano is one of the best-known character actors in Hollywood, appearing in more than 100 movies and television shows. But he is probably best known for his critically acclaimed and Emmy award-winnin...

President Clinton Highlights MWW Group at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative for its 'Stop Neglected Tropical Disease' Campaign

...s Committee; Jeffrey Sachs, Ph.D., Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General; actors Jackie Chan and Alyssa Milano; and Mr. Mutombo, among others. The website also offers donation opportunities for individuals, organizations and corpor...
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Terrorism

...ion that will provide the nation's insurers the mechanism to provide policyholders comprehensive terrorism coverage. Terrorism : when non-state actors use violence against civilians for ... As the name implies, terrorism is understood as an attempt to provoke fear ... terrorism . ... Terror...
actors in Biological News

Most important actors in the growth process of neurons identified

Defects in the growth process of our neurons often underlie brain or nerve diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or multiple sclerosis. Scientists from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) connected to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, led by Bassem Hassan, have achieved...

Protecting cells from their neighbors

...ed by a mechanism that blocks the silencing signal emitted by the latter. Casanova explains the context of the study, "it is crucial to unveil all the actors and molecular mechanisms that participate in the repression and activation of the genomes of distinct species because failures in these mechanisms are...

The law of the weakest

...he background is a branch of mathematics called game theory, and in this case evolutionary game theory. It helps analyze systems that involve multiple actors whose interactions are similar to those in parlor games." Using game theory, one can also study the collective development of populations. In thei...

Researchers at IRB Barcelona produce more data on key genes in diabetes

...ltered mitochondrial capacity to "generate" energy through a process called oxidative phosphorylation. In a study performed in 2003, two possible main actors were identified, the genes PGC1-beta and PGC1-alpha. These two genes are responsible for regulating the whole cascade of genes and proteins that allow...

Marine invasive species advance 50 km per decade, World Conference on Marine Biodiversity told

...aditional marine protected areas, Castilla says. He explains that "as there is no private property in the sea, all being common property, none of the actors involved in exploitation take responsability for marine resources." Castilla's model has been the basis to develop innovative components of fisheri...

Marine invasive species advance 50km per decade, World Conference on Marine Biodiversity told

...aditional marine protected areas, Castilla says. He explains that "as there is no private property in the sea, all being common property, none of the actors involved in exploitation take responsability for marine resources." Castilla's model has been the basis to develop innovative components of fisheri...

Are you phonagnosic?

...eries of tasks involving the recognition of faces, voices, vocal emotions, speech perception and music. KH struggled to recognise the voices of famous actors and politicians, and also had difficulty learning and recognising new voices. Compared to a control group of volunteers, nearly all of whom identified...

Egalitarian revolution in the Pleistocene?

...are egalitarian. Their weak leaders merely assist a consensus-seeking process when the group needs to make decisions, but otherwise all main political actors behave as equal. Some anthropologists argue that in egalitarian societies the pyramid of power is turned upside down with potential subordinates being...

Economic value of insect pollination worldwide estimated at 153 billion euros

...ubstantial economic losses even though our figures consider only the crops which are directly used for human food. The adaptive strategies of economic actors such as re-allocation of land among crops and use of substitutes in the food industry would likely limit somewhat the consequences of pollinator lo...

Potential new drug target to fight tuberculosis identified

...rch, which typically deals with the pathogen simply replicating in culture," explains Dr. Vandal. "In our experiments, we wanted to see if biochemical actors would emerge in the infective process that might be inoperative in the usual in vitro setting." The team specifically focused on changes in the pH ...

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actors in Biological Technology

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...lifornia-based company and founder of the L.A. Center Studios. Green industry leaders and celebrities who walked the "green carpet" included actors Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt , Frances Fisher and Corey Feldman; Hollywood producers Marshall Herskovitz and Jon Sheinberg ; football great Chuck M...

Celebrities to Gather to Support the Ninth Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation 'So the World May Hear' Awards Gala

... Gladys Knight and Tony Bennett. Some of the celebrity guests attending the red carpet and Gala will include performers JC Chasez and Sam Moore; actors Lou Ferrigno and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buzz Aldrin; golf legend Arnold Palmer; 1961 Yankees teammates ...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...tisfy a need in the current Board." This could not be further from the truth. - If elected, Mr. Haggis and Mr. Potter would be independent actors on the Board who owe nothing to management or the Concerned Shareholders and they would bring a fresh vantage point to Board deliberat...

Babies Learn Music While Sleeping

.... István Winkler, who conducted the baby research, concludes this capability allows babies to learn about their environment and the important actors within it. The discoveries may be applied to developing early screening techniques and treatments for cognitive hearing problems. The screening cu...

Comedy 'Horror In The Wind' Banned In New Mexico

... Allen Theaters, the only Cineplex in Alamogordo where the film was shot, was asked by Weber to do a single late night screening to comply with Screen actors Guild regulations. According to theater owner, Russell Allen, it is "too political." Alamogordo, famous for being the town that burned the...

RainDance Technologies Signs a Collaboration Agreement with sanofi-aventis and Louis Pasteur University to Launch dScreen Consortium within ALSACE BIOVALLEY cluster

...ite' policy in France: the development of breakthrough innovations in drug screening through collaborative R&D programs results in strengthening local actors such as the sanofi-aventis research site and in the creation of a U.S. subsidiary company in Alsace. Furthermore, the establishment of a drug screenin...

Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Actress Marcia Cross to Join Lifetime Networks and Members of Congress From Both Parties at Capitol Hill Press Conference

...nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. The critically acclaimed show won a Golden Globe for Best Television Series Comedy, Screen actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama. Aside from her succes...

Life Science: From company creation to growth: Doing business in Wisconsin

...ationally in medical devices employment, with nearly 12,000 workers. Sources of Capital Assorted types of capital are provided by a variety of actors within Wisconsins larger private equity community. Those sources are: angel investors and networks; federal SBIR/STTR resources; developmental venture...

Lord of the Rings visual effects creator talks about entrepreneurial experiences

...aspects including hair and cloak wind shifts and allowed them to map each actors movement and create individual motion shots for various scenes. Blue-screen... the hobbits next to other actors, and simply digging a hole for the actual actors to stand in. Peter Jackson is brilliant at understanding old technology ...

NameProtect roots out fake tsunami-related donation sites

...eople, said Mark McLane, CEO of NameProtect. Its directly analogous to what we were already were doing, so it was easy for us to go out and find bad actors and report them to the FBI . As of late last week, using NameProtects fraud detection technology and systems, the companies have found 170 potenti...
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