Congress Resumes Health Care Talks After Independence Day Break
...eling across the country in recent weeks to gain support for his plans of reform on the nation's health care. President Obama's main priorities are to reign
in the cost of healthcare insurance for your family while providing insurance to the majority of Americans. However, the details of the legislation...
New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer
...authority over tobacco products. Because no government agency has any authority to regulate tobacco products, tobacco companies currently have free reign
over how they manufacture tobacco products and what they put in them. They can make changes that make their products more deadly or more addictive w...
AANS President to Testify on Patient Access to Care
...omprehensive health care reform legislation must include medical liability reform, in order to ensure patient access to quality health care for and to reign
in the costs of defensive medicine.
"I think we can safely say that there is near universal agreement among physicians, patients, policy experts...
Health Groups Slam Tobacco Marketing to Women
... the news release. "Congress must empower the FDA to regulate tobacco products to put a stop to the harmful practices of an industry that has had free reign
for far too long."
Though they're the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., tobacco products are virtually exempt from regulation. That w...
Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls
...Network (ACS CAN). "Congress must empower the FDA to regulate tobacco products to put a stop to the harmful practices of an industry that has had free reign
for far too long."
"This report is a sober reminder that the tobacco industry has become more aggressive in marketing deadly products to women," ...
PJTV Holds Hearing on Stimulus Bill and Health Care Impacts
... on past and future borrowing for bailout and stimulus packages could bring the date closer still.
Although there are some measures and plans to reign
in health care and entitlement costs, will these measures compensate for the higher interest costs that the U.S. will pay? Will we reach a point when...
Mrs. United States 'Breaks the Silence' During Mental Illness Awareness Week
... Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Gariane Gunter, a
psychiatrist in South Carolina, recently was crowned Mrs. United States and
will dedicate her reign
to raising public awareness about mental illness.
As part of her education campaign, Gunter is working with the National
Alliance on Mental Illness (N...
Media General TV Stations & Web Sites Join Networks for National Stand Up To Cancer Telethon with Local Fundraising
... and representing
their communities by extending fundraising efforts in each market. Media
General shares the industry's goal to rally to end cancer's reign
leading cause of death," said Media General Broadcast Division President
Jim Zimmerman. "Many of our stations will raise local funds to be donate...
'Just Stand Up' Star-Studded Charitable Single Sets Pace for Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Campaign
...st Stand Up" is all about the singers and the composers banding
together behind SU2C's mission: rallying the public around the goal of
ending cancer's reign
as a leading cause of death. The all-star television
performance premiere of the song will take place live on Friday, September
5th (8pm EDT and PDT),...
Teleflora and Stand Up To Cancer Join Forces
...of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for a nationally
televised fundraising event aimed at rallying the public around the goal of
ending cancer's reign
as a leading cause of death. By bringing together
industry professionals, as well as mediums such as television and the web,
SU2C will fund cutting-ed...
reign in Biological News
Giant insects might reign if only there was more oxygen in the air
The delicate lady bug in your garden could be frighteningly large if only there was a greater concentration of oxygen in the air, a new study concludes. The study adds support to the theory that some insects were much larger during the late Paleozoic period because they had a much richer oxygen sup...
GEN reports on alternative feedstocks for ethanol production
...ing a minimal impact on the environment, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). A consensus is emerging that no one technology will reign
supreme and that a range of current and novel methodologies will contribute to meeting biofuel needs, according to the June 15 issue of GEN ( http://w...
Discovery of giant roaming deep sea protist provides new perspective on animal evolution
...Precambrian, slowly setting the stage for the Cambrian explosion.
"I personally think now that the whole Precambrian may have been exclusively the reign
of protists," says Matz. "Our observations open up this possible way of interpreting the Precambrian fossil record."
He says the appearance of all ...
Minnesota ecology professor wins international award for biodiversity and biofuels research
...very fortunate that he has chosen Cedar Creek as his laboratory."
The International Prize in Biology was created in 1985 to commemorate the 60-year reign
of Emperor Showa of Japan and his longtime interest in and support for the biological sciences. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science selects...
The viability of hydrogen transportation markets: Chicken or egg?
... of barriers to overcome before the hydrogen-fuel infrastructure becomes efficient, affordable and publicly accepted. However, both agree the 100-year reign
of petroleum as the dominant transportation fuel is coming to an enddue to mounting prices, scarcity, and a need to reduce environmentally degrading e...
For honey bee queens, multiple mating makes a difference
... The success of the reign
of a honey bee queen appears to be determined to a large degree by the numb...ony the more partners, the more attractive the queen is and the longer her reign
is likely to be.
The scientists also conducted experiments that suggest...
Secret of worm's poison pill box protein could produce new natural insecticide
...kill and feed on the dead body of the insect. The toxin not only kills the target insect but prevents other predators from eating the body giving free reign
to the nematode worms to consume it, multiply and move on. However, until now, researchers had little idea of the make up of XptA1 and thus how it wor...
Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census
...ssibly be found.
Dodson and Wang's analysis also offers evidence that dinosaur populations were stable before the extinction event that ended their reign
of global dominance. Dodson, however, warns that the picture of the fossil record at the time of extinction is not resolved enough to say definitivel...
India's smoking gun: Dino-killing eruptions
...history, she said.
"In only one case is there evidence for both volcanism and impact," she said. And that is the K-T mass extinction that ended the reign
of the dinosaurs. "Our view is that impact added to the stress already generated by an ongoing massive eruption, enhancing significantly the extent of...
reign in Biological Technology
Sanyo to advance Rayovacs rechargeble batteries
...ll Charge Control, is a system that puts a pressure control in each battery to regulates the charging mechanism, rather than allowing the charger free reign
over the process.
Through the partnership, the companies hope to refine the technology. Sanyo brings high-capacity battery technology to the table,...
reign in Biological Definition
...elow 7.0% are considered to have good glycaemic control.
Regular blood testing especially more so in type 1 diabetics is essential to keep a tight reign
on the symptoms of the disease. There are many (at least 20+) different types of blood monitoring devices available on the market today, not every met...
reign in Biological Dictionary
...om is divided into smaller groups called phyla . Currently, many textbooks from the United States use a system of six... The Kingdom of God or reign
of God is a foundational concept in the three Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Seek the invading kingdom . Preaching the kin...