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Parents Not Best Barometer of Kid's Eating, Exercise Habits

Survey found mismatch between perception, reality FRIDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Parents may not always be the best barometer of their child's eating and exercise habits, a new study shows. Researchers reported in the January/February issue of Journal of Nutrition Education and...

Innocuous Blood Test Pitches in as Heart Risk Barometer

In a recent finding, uncomplicated blood tests can actually foretell the risk of complications in patients due to heart disease. This is especially //life-saving, for those who suffer severe cardiac problems, and a timely diagnosis could mean all the difference between life and death. A study...

Aetna 28 Percent Profit Drop Signals Storm Clouds for Healthcare

...n the subject for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, issued a press release and hosted a related Webinar. "Aetna is a good barometer for what will continue to happen in the healthcare insurance industry," McSweeney said. "Their earnings report also cited an 'additional unfavorable ...

Get the Most Out of Your Run

...ty of Rochester School of Medicine in New York, said in a news release from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. "Common sense is a good barometer of when something is wrong and professional help is needed." The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers these tips on getting your ru...

Pre-Diabetes Costs Nation $25 Billion Annually in Extra Medical Care, New Data Show

...gestational diabetes study. The pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes studies were the final of four studies commissioned by the NCDP's Economic barometer to examine the economic impact of diabetes. The first two studies -- one measuring the costs of type 1 vs. type 2 diabetes and another examining the ...

Motorola Study Shows 80 Percent of Global Healthcare IT Executives Placing Increased Reliance on Mobility

...rious clinical settings. The Motorola Enterprise Mobility Healthcare barometer identified that the key applications driving investment in healthcare inc...ning economic climate. The Motorola Enterprise Mobility Healthcare barometer found that respondents' usage of key mobility applications attributed to a ...

New Webcast Going for Gold to Educate on Importance of Healthy Diet In Persistent Chronic Pain Management

...althy diet and weight was underscored in the recent PRICARA(R) Chronic Pain barometer online survey of 500 American chronic pain sufferers 18 years or older: -...of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The PRICARA(R) Chronic Pain barometer survey was conducted online from March 28-31, 2008, in partnership with HCD...

Video: Olympic Games Gold Medalist Nikki Stone Joins Chronic Pain Experts in Educational Webcasts

... underscored in the recent PRICARA(R) Chronic Pain barometer online survey of 500 American chronic pain suffere... of the first Webcast. The PRICARA(R) Chronic Pain barometer survey also showed that: -- Nearly half of chron...harmaceuticals, Inc. The PRICARA(R) Chronic Pain barometer survey was conducted online from March 28-31, 2008...

Photo: VitaminLife.com Sees Internet Sales Up 40% in Major Metro Markets as Gas Crisis Looms; Shopping Behaviors Change as People Conserve Gas

... Company sees retail habit change as barometer - gas prices go up, major market trend to stay home, shop o...fuel has surpassed the price of shipping, and we see this trend as an early barometer for changing consumer buying behavior." Since the company's beginning, Vi...

Almost Family, Inc. Set to Join to Russell 2000(R) Index

...the Russell 2000(R) Index was approximately $541 million. The Russell 2000(R) Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased small-cap barometer and is completely reconstituted annually to ensure larger stocks do not distort the performance and characteristics of the true small-cap opportunity ...
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UCSB study finds physical strength, fighting ability revealed in human faces

...bility to judge physical strength and fighting ability serves different, but equally important, purposes for men and women. In men, the mechanism is a barometer for measuring potential threats and determining how aggressive or submissive they should be when facing a possible enemy. For women, the mechanism hel...

Scat sniffing dogs detecting rare California carnivores

...dogs might be trained to find many of the rare carnivores in a given area. These surveys could aid land management decisions because carnivores are a barometer of ecosystem health and many are particularly sensitive to human activity. Scientists can use scat to determine stress levels, learn what animals are...

What does the public really know about HPV?

...ia would affect attitudes toward vaccination among women. The study was a part of the Annenberg National Health Communication Survey, a monthly barometer of the public's health communication practices and needs. The survey is jointly funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Annenberg School for Com...

First-ever genomic test predicts which lung cancer patients need chemotherapy to live

...e activity of thousands of genes in the tumor. Messenger RNA translates a gene's DNA code into proteins that run the cell's activities. Hence, it is a barometer of a gene's activity level inside the cell. Scientists label the messenger RNA with fluorescent tags. The fluorescent RNA is then placed on a tiny...
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OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Added to Russell Indexes

... 3000 Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive, unbiased, and stable barometer of the broad market and is completely reconstituted annually to ensure new ...ssell Microcap Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased barometer for the microcap segment trading on national exchanges, while excluding les...

Professor-turned-producer learns the movie biz

...e long-term success both in the entertainment world, and in fulfilling the project's paramount goal of boosting global science literacy. The first barometer of this success will come this week, when Siegel and Jonathan Barker, president of "Molecules to the MAX" distributor SK Films, unveil a clip from the...

Advanced Life Sciences Added to Russell Microcap Index

...urrent index membership and it includes the next 1,000 securities. The Russell Microcap Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased barometer for the microcap segment trading on national exchanges, while excluding lesser-regulated OTC bulletin board securities and pink-sheet stocks due to th...

Cardiac Science Announces Inclusion in Russell 3000 Index

...he Russell 3000 Index measures the performance of the largest 3,000 U.S. companies, and is constructed to provide a comprehensive, unbiased and stable barometer of the broad market. The Index is reconstituted annually. The Russell 2000 Index is a subset of the Russell 3000 Index. About Cardiac Science Card...

CEO Wilson Defines GE's Health-IT Customer

...spitals flush with money for IT are spending while the larger middle tier has less money per site and is a tougher sell in general? Wilson: The barometer has been a small acquisition called Millbrook. That product [Centricity Physician Office Practice Management formerly Millbrook Practice Manager] sell...

The Complexities, Cost of Midwest Biotech Drug Development

...rdle was about $250 million) and to have a minimum stock trading of 100,000 shares daily. This move by Nasdaq will clearly provide a more accurate barometer of the public-traded biotech sector. However, most of the companies (public and private) are worth far less than $200 million. In fact, of the estimat...

NIH '05 funding: Midwest has two states in Top 10

... One barometer of research and development in the United States is the National Institute...rch institution. However, because of the sheer size of NIH funding, it is a barometer worth using as an indicator of which states are benefiting most from such l...

The blogosphere as an echo chamber

...se, ultimately, the economics of time value can't support so many voices saying so much of the same thing. Ultimately, though, this may be the best barometer of market correction. Unlike past market deflation, where print media setbacks trailed the fall of the companies that supported them, traffic metrics ...
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