ORTHOWORLD Releases Position Paper on Healthcare Reform
...- ORTHOWORLD released today its statement of position on the proposed healthcare reform measures currently being debated in congress. The statement is decidedly
nonpartisan, and simply but powerfully focuses on the value of orthopaedic care to society.
"It is our fervent hope that the debate on healthc...
Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm
...s Bill Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, Chevy Chase, Jackson Pollock, and many others have battled on the ball field. The casual setting, dedicated fans, and a decidedly
competitive match make for some great summer entertainment.
Phoenix House is one of the nation's leading drug and alcohol treatment centers. In...
Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance
...o about seventy.
Modern Medicine is now attacking alternate healing methods with the expression that they are, 'no better than placebos.' This is decidedly
true; however, Medicine continues to ignore how placebos are well known to be able to produce the same cures as drugs. The average person assumes plac...
At U.S. Colleges, Binge Drinking Is on the Rise
...ake drinking among college students more seriously.
"Options for bad judgment available to a college student are determined by society, and ours is decidedly
ambivalent about alcohol," Katz said. "Drinking to excess is often given favorable treatment in the media, and in social groups."
To change these ...
New Botox(R) Alternative Dysport(TM) FDA Approved, Ready to Rumble
...le, they sometimes prefer one over the other in certain facial areas, due to differences in the onset of results, and spread of effect. Dysport(TM) is decidedly
faster-acting and has a greater 'spread' (giving a more 'natural' look); while Botox(R) tends to remain more localized, allowing for greater precision...
Across the U.S., Stress Varies by Region
...ducted from 1993 to 2001. The findings appear in the June issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .
But some states seem to be faring decidedly
worse than others.
West Virginia had the highest percentage of residents, 14.9 percent, who reported frequent mental distress in the 2003-2006 surv...
Botox(R) vs. Reloxin(R) -- the Wrinkle Titans Poised for Battle
...utions, injectors tend to prefer one over the other for various facial areas, due to differences in the onset of, and spread of effect. Reloxin(R) is decidedly
faster-acting and has a greater 'spread'; while Botox tends to remain more localized, allowing for greater precision and predictability in the treatme...
Super Bowl Loss Can 'Kill' Some Fans
... of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, looked at death rates in Los Angeles County on the day of two Super Bowls that had decidedly
different outcomes for the home team: 1980, when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Los Angeles Rams in what has long been considered one of the most co...
Joan River's New Plastic Surgery Promotion Book is Out of Sync With What Women Really Need to Hear About Going Under The Knife!
...ozen reality shows that focus on plastic surgery undermine the credibility of the beauty enhancement business," declares Dr. Kronson, a surgeon who is decidedly
in favor of beauty enhancement. "I'd rather use a scalpel to save lives, and the truth is that technology has now advanced where there are many ways ...
Chicago's First Eco-friendly, Green Luxury Dental Practice - ORA Dental Studio - is Finally Here
...Goran Kralj, managing partner and lead dentist at the South Loop location. "It's the fundamentals of creating eco-friendly practices - within our decidedly
patient-centric focus - that guide the decisions we make."
ORA Dental Studio is a dental industry leader in the delivery of Green Healthcare....
decidedly in Biological News
New book suggests Earth perhaps not such a benevolent mother after all
...s to clean the environment, for example, or regulate carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Like Gaia, Medea is a mythological character, though she is decidedly
much darker in nature. Medea was married to Jason at the time he pursued the Golden Fleece but, according to legend, he left her and in revenge she ki...
Cellulosic biofuel technology will generate low-cost green fuel, says major study
...ve both the efficiency of the process and the cost when compared to base case cellulosic ethanol technology. The resulting fossil fuel displacement is decidedly
positive and production costs compete well with gasoline, even at relatively low prices.
"The RBAEF project has examined many potential biorefiner...
New robot scouts best locations for components of undersea lab
... deposits firsthand using robotic telepresence no other country is there yet." The other site is about 300 miles west of Cannon Beach, Ore., and in a decidedly
different environment. That one's on top of Axial Seamount, the largest active submarine volcano east of Hawaii and north of Baja California, Mexico....
Brown scientists say biodiversity is crucial to ecosystem productivity
...he National Academy of Sciences, is that the greater the number of plant species, the more productive the ecosystem.
Conversely, species loss has a decidedly
negative impact on ecosystems. This is especially true in light of the role ecosystems play in capturing the global warming gas carbon dioxide: The fe...
Brain-computer link systems on the brink of breakthrough, study finds
...al arenas of commerce as well, particularly in the gaming, automotive, and robotics industries.
The focus of BCI research throughout the world was decidedly
uneven, with invasive BCIs almost exclusively centered in North America, noninvasive BCI systems evolving primarily from European and Asian efforts. B...
MIT: Human-generated ozone will damage crops
...rises. For example, the estimated carbon dioxide and temperature increases would benefit vegetation in much of the world.
The effects of ozone are decidedly
Without emissions restrictions, growing fuel combustion worldwide will push global average ozone up 50 percent by 2100. That increase wi...
USC team reveals structure of APOBEC family protein
...e code can lead to a change or loss of function in an encoded protein.
Looked at from a different perspective, however, the enzyme family plays a decidedly
protective role in the cell. One notable family member, the AID protein, generates the genetic diversity required for the body to produce hundreds of ...
Mosquito spray increases toxicity of pyrethroids in creek, study finds
...der the toxicity of individual active ingredients in a product, but also how ingredients may interact with other chemicals in the environment. While a decidedly
challenging task, such interactions currently are not considered when risks of pesticides are evaluated by regulators, he noted.
Changes to the in...
Deep thinking: Scientists sequence a cold-loving marine microbe
...n fact, it cannot live above room temperature. How does it cope in such freezing conditions?"
Among cold-adapted bacteria, Colwellia species have a decidedly
chilly comfort zone. The bacteria typically require temperatures less than 20° to grow. Scientists have found C. psychrerythraea--which prefers temper...
decidedly in Biological Technology
Globalization of biotech industry is a decidedly worldwide phenomenon
CHICAGO As witnessed by the BIO 2005 meeting in Philadelphia last month, the globalization of the biotech industry beyond its U.S. roots has really taken flight. The company that perhaps best chronicles and tracks this trend is Ernst & Young in its annual report on biotechnology.
Hill-Rom Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth of 14.1 Percent to $424 Million and Adjusted Earnings Per Fully Diluted Share From Continuing Operations of $0.58, an Increase of 52.6 Percent From the Prior Year
...ustomer demand as evidenced by our strong fourth quarter revenue,
earnings, and backlog positions, our organic revenue expectations for 2009
reflect a decidedly
more cautious outlook. While this lack of certainty is
unsettling, Hill-Rom's compelling technology offerings and disciplined
expense control should h...
DEMOLetter: Draining the Economic Swamp
...mply a means to distribute the images to potential buyers.
Homestead, the company that has made Web hosting accessible to small businesses, takes a decidedly
different approach with its new PhotoSite service, launched today. PhotoSite lets digital photography enthusiasts easily create attractive photo-centr...
Tapeworm's Chemical Trick Could Make Drugs More Effective
... MADISON, WI - To survive and thrive in a decidedly
hostile environment, the lowly tapeworm uses a chemical trick to evade the propulsive nature of its intestinal home.
Capitalizing on that tapeworm ...
Dividing stem cells along partisan lines isnt a good experiment
...uded that John Kerry pioneered stem cell research and John Edwards was the first therapeutic patient. Speaker after speaker, including Ron Reagan, the decidedly
non-Republican son of the late Republican president, pounded away on the theme that George W. Bush had all but shut down the laboratories of the natio...
Wisconsins tax system must adapt to meet changing technology needs
...ha Corp. began life in 1849 making pails and buckets. Today, the company is best known for making corrugated boxes products most people would view as decidedly
low-tech. But thats only part of the 2004 Menasha story. The company is really five companies, each of which is independently operated under the direc...
Successful Wisconsin VC sets sights on data integration and mass storage
... Trevor D'Souza finds treasures in decidedly
unromantic spots like little beige offices and IT industry conferences. A managing director at Milwaukee-based private equity firm Mason Wells , he i...
State investment board keeps an eye on Wisconsin's tech trends
... events since Sept. 11, 2001, have generally reduced the number of venture capital deals - and the number of venture capitalists. Those who remain are decidedly
more conservative in their outlook, and they're raising smaller, more manageable funds.
However, some states are doing far better than Wisconsin in...
Wal-Mart: How low can you go?
...on and activist groups have successfully derailed its growth plans in certain parts of the country. Now, a new documentary film casts the company in a decidedly
unflattering light. As the title of Robert Greenwalds, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices ( http://www.walmartmovie.com/ ) suggests, there is more ...
Does location matter anymore?
...mpanies from Texas, Alabama, Arizona, Florida, D.C., Maine, Colorado, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah and Virginia, among other decidedly
non-tech-centric regions. Yet the engineering and product management that hails from these hinterlands is every bit as intriguing as the work being do...