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Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

...arrera, 58, from Miami, Fla., was sentenced in April 2006 to 6 months' home confinement and 3 years' probation and forfeited $10,897. Dr. Magaly Bethencourt, 59, from Miami, was sentenced in April 2006 to 6 months' home confinement and 2 years' probation and forfeited $7,710. Dr. Apryl McNeil, 47, fro...

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...nefit Health Plan include: Hospital Confinement- Pays a Daily Hospital confinement Benefit for each day that an Insured Person is charged for a room as an Inp... Intensive Care Benefit- Payable for an Insured Person under the Hospital confinement Benefit and such Insured Person becomes confined in an Intensive Care Unit,...

University of Washington scientists one step closer to stopping bone loss during spaceflight

...own tilt mimics many of the physiologic adaptations astronauts experience during spaceflight, such as bodily fluid shifts toward the head. The bedrest confinement mimics the complete "unloading" of the musculoskeletal system that astronauts feel as they float through space due to the lack of gravity, which accel...

ConsecoLifeOptions Launched by Conseco Insurance Company as New Universal Life Product

...ustomize their coverage levels with eight riders that provide additional protection for themselves, children and/or a spouse, such as the Nursing Care confinement Waiver of Surrender Charges Rider which allows clients to withdraw up to 25% of the policy's total accumulation value without paying a surrender charg...

The SCOOTER Store Partners With Angel Wings to Donate Power Chair to Teenage Cancer/Stroke Patient

...t provide her son a power wheelchair, The SCOOTER Store in partnership with Angel Wings International was able to grant his request -- ending Isaiah's confinement to his room, boosting his spirits and increasing his mobility for the challenges ahead. Angel Wings International helps families cover the daily bas...

Owner of Medical Equipment Company Sentenced to 130 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

...imes; and money laundering. Smith was allowed by the court to remain free on bond after his conviction, with the requirement that he be placed on home confinement with electronic monitoring. On June 14, 2008, Smith violated the terms of his release and fled the country. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. ...

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...sp;       •   Hospital confinement              ...     •   Recovery after hospital confinement              ...

April is National Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

...0 and has lived with PD for over two decades. As with many other Parkinson's disease patients, one of the hardest parts of the disease for Oman is the confinement the disease creates. With Accolade's physical therapy service, Oman is working to improve strength, balance and posture. "Our specialized short-term...

Jailed Indian Pediatrician Wins 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights

...izations and prominent persons have protested Sen's arrest and his long imprisonment without trial. He was recently released from a period of solitary confinement and has reportedly suffered health problems resulting from his nearly year-long imprisonment. The Mann Award is presented annually at the Global H...

New Colonial Life Brand Clarifies Company's Strengths

... Life still offers valuable, affordable protection for workers and their families through insurance benefits like life, disability, accident, hospital confinement indemnity and limited benefit medical plan coverage. But the personal, straightforward approach of our benefits education and enrollment services goes...
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Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

...se) or new strains of viruses. Stresses induced by confinement may also increase the likelihood of infection and ...the annual production of manure produced by animal confinement facilities exceeds that produced by humans by at l...or predation, for example, may be enhanced through confinement since the animals may not be exposed to certain in...
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A dirty job but ...

...ct could be ready in as little as 3 years. It can also be customized to remove specific dangerous chemicals, which can then be transferred to suitable confinement facilities. Soil, says Dr. Gozin, is a very complex material. "When we're designing chemicals of the future, we have to keep in mind the delicat...

NIST-Cornell team builds world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces

...g delivery, gene therapy and nanoparticle toxicology; and the isolation and confinement of individual DNA strands for scientific study as they are forced to unwind... nanofluidic device its versatility. Size exclusion of nanoparticles and confinement of individual DNA strands in the 3-D nanofluidic device is accomplished usi...

Forget the freezer: Research suggests novel way to control water behavior

... can be controlled by understanding the effects of confinement and interaction with a surface," said team member ...ed by the National Science Foundation to study how confinement in nanometer-scale spaces affects the behavior of ...ayer, can exist as an equilibrium state because of confinement is very exciting." Debenedetti noted there are ...

The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment

...id in a gravitational field. It also occurs when a pressure gradient accelerates an interface between fluids of different density, such as in inertial confinement fusion implosions. In San Antonio, David Youngs (Aldermaston, UK) will show that 3D simulations of Rayleigh-Taylor instability have made major advance...

Simulations help explain fast water transport in nanotubes

...ical Review Letters. For very small nanotubes, water molecules fill the nanotube in single-file fashion, and orient in one direction as a result of confinement effects. This orientation produces water transport in one direction. However, the water molecules can flip their orientations collectively at interval...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...of the Worlds Largest Laser System for the High Energy Density and Inertial confinement Fusion.") CLEO/QELS/PHAST PLENARY SPEAKERS David Reitze, prof...s, nanoresonators and metal particle arrays. The unique dispersion and mode confinement characteristics of these structures enable control of light at the true nan...

ASU professor helps solve mystery of glassy water

...n and, before we can see what is happening, it crystallizes, Angell says. One trick for finding out what is going on in there is to put the water in a confinement to make it nanoscopic so that it forgets how to crystallize. We see the same behavior but with no data gap. According to Angell, water does not b...

UC San Diego physicists tackle knotty puzzle

...a looped garden hose, due to its stiffness and the confinement of the box. The free end of the string weaves thr...ases the probability of knot formation. Increased confinement reduces the tumbling motion that facilitates the w...re, occurring only about one percent of the time. confinement to the amniotic sac may restrict the probability o...

UW-Madison engineers squeeze secrets from proteins

...biological engineers from UW-Madison shows that premise to be untrue. While confinement plays an important role, other factors are also at play. "Most research ...ate the entropy and determine how much of a protein's stability change upon confinement to attribute to energy and how much to entropy. "This is the important part...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...structures and the release of radioactive dust. Strengthening those unstable structures has been performed recently, and construction of a New Safe confinement covering the existing shelter that should serve for more than 100 years, starts in near future. The new cover will allow dismantlement of the current ...
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UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers

...ng of how atoms and electrons behave when they are ruled by quantum mechanics. Her lab studies novel electrical properties that arise from the quantum confinement of atoms and charges to nanoscale systems. Her research team has shown that graphene can act as an atomic-scale billiard table, with electric charges...

DNA gripped in nanopores

...factors independently. Combination of technologies The researchers developed nanopores with different dimensions in order to vary the spatial confinement of the DNA. They then used an optical pincet to grab a Perspex ball to which the DNA was linked. In this way they pulled the DNA molecule through a na...

Scientists demonstrate effect of confining dielectrics on semiconductor nanowire conductivity

...Physics Letters , helps to confirm the "dielectric confinement effect", a key phenomenon in doping and conduction... proposed by L. V. Keldysh in 1979. The dielectric confinement effect influences conductivity by changing the act...ating voltage bias to take into account dielectric confinement effects," says Narayanamurti. Previously, the ...

Art's Way Manufacturing Announces Launch of New Web Site For Art's Way Scientific - Buildings For Science

...olly owned subsidiaries. Art's Way Vessels, Inc. manufactures pressurized tanks and vessels and Art's Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal confinement buildings and modular laboratories. For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations 830-669-246...

Case Western Reserve University researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process

...e for the study of acceleration-driven fluid interface instabilities, the type that occurs in diverse phenomena such as exploding supernovae, inertial confinement for fusion experiments used for energy production and vinegar-and-oil salad dressing. This grant was awarded jointly to Rosenblatt and his colleague P...

New technique to compress light could open doors for optical communications

...on combining plasmonics and semiconductors, where these losses are even more pronounced, when he came up with an idea to achieve simultaneously strong confinement of the light and mitigate the losses. His theoretical "hybrid" optical fiber consists of a very thin semiconductor wire placed close to a smooth sheet...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...of the Worlds Largest Laser System for the High Energy Density and Inertial confinement Fusion.") CLEO/QELS/PHAST PLENARY SPEAKERS David Reitze, prof...s, nanoresonators and metal particle arrays. The unique dispersion and mode confinement characteristics of these structures enable control of light at the true nan...

Atomic force microscopy reveals liquids adjust viscosity when confined, shaken

...served in these experiments is similar to the behavior of supercooled water at -98.15 degrees Celsius, the researchers are currently examining whether confinement defines a lower effective temperature in the confined liquid. ...

UTSA/UT lead national nanoscience consortium

... light at a nanoscale level. The development of future imaging applications and nanophotonic devices is impeded by light diffraction which prevents confinement of light in the regions smaller than half of its wavelength, said Chabanov. We have promising ideas how to circumvent the diffraction limit by utilizi...

Despite confinement, crop genes can spread fast to wild

...rate to minimize the chances of transgene escape within short periods of time. David Andow adds, "We really need to study the failure rates of gene confinement with levels of precision perhaps on the magnitude of one out of every 10,000." He and his colleagues from UW-Madison say that they hope this paper ...
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