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FAIR CEO Blasts Kaiser Foundation & Public Agenda HIV/AIDS Study Results as "Absolute Nonsense"

...ork and to Congress which funds billions in HIV expenditures annually." Fauci's statements are verified by the fact that HIV/AIDS deaths have plummeted over 90 percent in many states including a 98 percent decline in the rate of newly-infected patient deaths in California from 9,802 in 1992 to 176 ...

How to De-Stress a Recession-Riddled Life

...lesterol. But for those who say it's impossible to cope because of a lost job, a retirement account that's virtually disappeared and a house that's plummeted in value, consider the advice of two veteran stress-reduction experts. Dr. Paul J. Rosch is president of the American Institute of Stress and a cli...

Antioxidant-Rich Foods Lose Nutritional Luster Over Time

...-off in catechin antioxidant content early on in the storage process, and went on to observe that by the end of six months catechin concentrations had plummeted among all eight teas by an average of 32 percent -- a figure the authors characterized as "highly significant." Specifically, the most prevalent fo...

Pediatric Hodgkin's disease survivors face increased breast cancer risk

...en in the United States who had a history of Hodgkin's disease, according to the National Cancer Institute. Death rates from Hodgkin's disease have plummeted by more than 70 percent in the last 40 years in the United States, and researchers now focus on reducing the so-called "late effects" of treatment tha...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders

....S. market share, despite opening 19 vision centers. It's not just the economy - it's the Board and management. -- Procedure volume plummeted by over 50% for the first nine months of 2008 over the same period in 2007. Compare that to a more modest 35% decline for the laser vis...

As Obama Urges Emergency Action on Zimbabwe, Health Crisis Worsens

...; said Donaghue. "The world has never seen a country's health system fall so far, so fast." The average life expectancy in Zimbabwe has plummeted from 62 in the early 1990s to 36 today. The average life expectancy for females in Zimbabwe (34) is the lowest on the planet. Every day, 400 Zimbab...

Avalon Portfolio Nominates Slate of Directors for TomoTherapy Board

...f 2008, down from net income of $5.8 million on revenue of $154 million for the same period in 2007. Since Nov. 9, 2007, the company's stock price has plummeted from $20.51 to $2.41, the closing price on Dec. 26, 2008. The stock opened at $24 in its May 2007 IPO. Avalon Capital Group, Inc, based in La J...

More High-Risk Women Preempt Breast Cancer

..., not only me, but if I have children, I don't want to put them through that." Love is a "previvor." Her odds of developing breast cancer have now plummeted by about 90 percent, and she joins a growing cadre of women who opt for some kind of preemptive strike against higher odds of breast cancer. Many ...

Klafter & Olsen LLP Announces That It Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit Against ArthroCare Corporation on Behalf of Common Stock Holders and Certain Traders in ArthroCare Options

...trols will be conducted and that further material misstatements or misconduct might still be uncovered. Upon that announcement, shares of ArthroCare plummeted from its close of $40.03 on Friday, July 18, 2008 to a close of $23.21 on July 21, 2008, the next day of trading, on extraordinary volume -- a drop of...

Tax Season Reminder: Vehicle Donations Still Needed

...onating your car is still a great way to contribute to a local charity. But fewer people seem to know that because the number of vehicle donations has plummeted -- and charities are feeling the pain. In 2004, the Congress changed the rules governing vehicle donations. Since then, car and truck donations have...
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Complications and Costs for Obesity Surgery Declining

...surgery dropped from approximately 24 percent to roughly 15 percent. Much of this was driven by a reduction in the post-surgical infection rate, which plummeted 58 percent. Abdominal hernias, staple leakage, respiratory failure and pneumonia fell by between 50 percent and 29 percent. Rates for other com...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by the Law Firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP

...nts in the clinical trial taking the compound experienced an increase in blood pressure. Upon the release of this news, shares of the Company's stock plummeted $5.57 per share, or 38 percent, to close on October 28, 2008 at $8.84 per share, on unusually heavy trading volume. Plaintiff seeks to recover da...
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Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City

New York City’s smoking rate has plummeted since a comprehensive program against smoking was launched in 2002, according to findings issued today in the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The 2006 rate was nearly 20% lower than the 2...

In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected

...ine environment (including two major hurricanes, a disease outbreak and the loss of a seaweed-grazing urchin), coral cover on several reefs in Jamaica plummeted from about 70 percent to less than 10 percent, and macroalgae became the dominant life form. So Bruno, along with colleagues Hugh Sweatman from the...

UGA study reveals ecosystem-level consequences of frog extinctions

...tween streams and the terrestrial communities that surround them. Preliminary data show that the number of snakes that feed on frogs, for example, has plummeted after the population decline. "We were there before, during and after the extinction event and were able to look at the ecosystem and meas...

Leatherback turtles' newly discovered migration route may be roadmap to salvation

...an a hundred million years, they have. But tough, long-lived critters though they are, the population of leatherbacks in the eastern Pacific Ocean has plummeted by over 90 percent in the last 20 years. Like many species that migrate across a vast ocean, pinpointing all the possible causes of their decline i...

Asia's odd-ball antelope faces migration crisis

...ter the last ice age. Today, they exist only in isolated pockets in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kalmykia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia. Their numbers have plummeted by 95 percent, from an estimated one million animals 20 years ago, largely due to poaching for horns used in traditional Chinese medicines and competi...

Ocean's fiercest predators now vulnerable to extinction

...ly 1970s. For many large coastal shark species, the declines were much greater: tiger, scalloped hammerhead, bull and dusky shark populations have all plummeted by more than 95 per cent. ...

NOAA proposes federal regulations to protect black abalone

...ives and peaked as a commercial fishery in the state in 1973 with almost two million pounds harvested. Since the 1980s, black abalone abundance has plummeted primarily from a bacterial disease known as withering syndrome. Other causes of the rapid population decline are likely due to historical overfishing,...

Immediate action needed to save corals from climate change

...he most valuable of all coral species, provide a striking example of how demand for a fashion item can decimate a species. Red coral populations have plummeted 89 percent in the past two decades. Conscientious companies such as Tiffany & Co. removed real coral from their product lines over five years ago. ...

Threatened bird species finds home at Western

...s the scientific body that advises the federal government on the status of species at risk. Since 1967, the number of chimney swifts in Canada has plummeted by 95 per cent. Chimney swifts are sooty-coloured, swallow-like birds that nest and roost mainly in old, large-diameter, brick-lined chimneys. From la...

Farmed salmon could become an invasive species in forest streams

...ming of salmon in the 1960s, the industry has continued to rapidly grow worldwide. It has expanded to such a degree that prices for farmed salmon have plummeted and, there is concern that farmed fish may become the next invasive species. "Farmed fish escaping from marine net pens might become an invasive sp...
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An In-Depth Look at Wisconsin's Mediocre Economic Report Card

...g to a Department of Commerce (DOC) spokesperson, the states overall score was also dragged down by a statistical anomaly. Reading scores in the state plummeted on this years report card versus the previous year, Tony Hozeny said. Something that caught my eye was that our development capacity score dropped ...

Merge execs step down following investigation

... after the announcement, closing at $7.30. Since February, when Merge announced there would be a delay in its year-end financial report, its stock has plummeted by 70 percent. In a press release, Dunham said that while the investigation and its after effects will cause some disruption to Merge's business op...

Software exec Jan Eddy to receive "Seize the Day" award

...r of Wingra Technologies, an e-mail-related software company. She helped the company regain traction following an acquisition in which its stock value plummeted by two-thirds. Wingra has since been sold to Quest Software , which has expanded the business. Recipients of the Seize the Day award are select...
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