Blue Cross' Consumer-directed Health Plan - Options Blue - Members Not Sacrificing Health for the Sake of Saving Money
New Benefits Quarterly article highlights research on Blue Cross consumer-directed member's health care utilization
EAGAN, Minn., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In a peer-reviewed study
published in the March issue of Benefits Quarterly, Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cr...
Smokers Will Stop for Their Pet's Sake
Study finds nearly 1 in 3 will do so for Fido, if not for themselves
MONDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Many smokers who won't kick the habit for their own health will do it for their pets, a new study finds.
"We wanted to determine whether pet owners who learned that smoking is bad...
There Is No Way to Sugar Coat These Donuts
...bridges between families with mental illness and the community at large. "Psycho Donuts' use of mental health terms and concepts for commercialization sake
continues to keep the stigma of mental illness alive and prevents individuals from seeking treatment."
The donut shop owners argue people should...
A.L.L. Promises Caritas Christi Investigation After July 1
...als live up to our Catholic identity and protect every human being -- born and preborn -- or we compromise our principles and turn a blind eye for the sake
of state and federal funding. Mothers and their babies deserve much better, and we will do everything we can to ensure this is the case.
Fathers' Hearing Affects Family Function and Fiscal Health
...ed hearing loss can make family time far more difficult and frustrating for dads and for the entire family."
Kochkin urges fathers--for the sake
of their families--to be honest with themselves about hearing loss. To stay at the top of their game in today's tough job market, and to stay close w...
MMRF and the Broad Institute to perform whole genome sequencing of multiple myeloma samples
... put in the public domain.
"We are delighted to work with the MMRF, which has been a visionary organization in accelerating cancer research for the sake
of patients and their families," said Eric S. Lander, PhD, Director of the Broad Institute. "Through our work together on this critical pilot project ...
Meaningful Investment of $19 Billion on Health Information Technology
...courages innovation of tools and services particularly for clinicians in small office practices.
"Meaningful use is not about technology for the sake
of technology," said Carol Diamond, MD, MPH, Managing Director at the Markle Foundation and Chair of the Markle Connecting for Health Initiative. "It'...
How to Raise an Eating Disorder-Free Child
...h her body, rather than their effects on her weight. Focus on health, not on calories, fats, or carbohydrates. Encourage physical activity for the sake
of health, rather than weight control. Do not judge your body in front of her -- avoid saying negative things about your body and never even glance...
Notre Dame Obama Scandal: Remove School From Catholic Directory
...not the faculty -- notoriously liberal. The hope of Notre Dame lies with the students faithful to the mission of the Church," Brown said. "For their sake
we hope and pray Notre Dame rescinds this honor to President Obama and upholds the Catholic identity that made the school one of the glories of the ...
Joplin Citizens and Health Organizations Call on Missouri Gov. Nixon for Study, Action on High Incidence of Birth Defects and Chronic Diseases in Community
...italization and emergency room visits compared to residents in the rest of Missouri.
"We need immediate government action on this problem for the sake
of all the people who live and work in Joplin," said, Christopher Gavigan, executive director of Healthy Child Healthy World.
The health report n...
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StealthStation TREON plus Surgical Navigation Technology
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of speed. While we engineered it to be incredibly precise, we also wanted it to be quicker than ever to set up. The new StealthStation TREON plus Syst...
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sake in Biological News
Calculating gene and protein connections in a Parkinson's disease model
...ogy at MIT. "Some of the things we have found offer a promise to speed the development of new therapeutic strategies for Parkinson's disease. For the sake
of the patients involved, let's hope they hold true in a human brain."
Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness
...f times more likely.
Tita said these findings, along with other studies, underscore the importance of not delivering a baby before 39 weeks for the sake
"Unfortunately, these early deliveries are associated with a preventable increase in neonatal morbidity and NICU admissions, which c...
Orangutan's spontaneous whistling opens new chapter in study of evolution of speech
... vocalizations and the sounds are purely emotional that is, an involuntary response to stimuli such as predators.
Bonnie appears to whistle for the sake
of making a sound rather than to receive a food reward or some other incentive. If asked to whistle, she is likely to oblige, another indication to sc...
UNC, Caltech research finds further evidence for genetic contribution to autism
...ts were classified as being socially aloof.
"This manifests as a tendency not to prefer interactions with others, not to enjoy 'small talk' for the sake
of the social experience and to have few close friendships involving sharing and mutual support," said Piven, senior author of the study, Sarah Graham...
Are humans hardwired for fairness?
...ins default position is to demand a fair deal.
Furthermore, when the scientists scanned the brains of those who were swallowing their pride for the sake
of cash, the brain showed a distinctive pattern of neuronal activity. It appears that the unconscious mind can temporarily damp down the brains contem...
'Genetic corridors' are next step to saving tigers
...by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and marked the first time government, business, and conservationists have come together at the United Nations for the sake
of conserving a single iconic species.
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global ...
The endocannabinoids: Functional roles and therapeutic opportunities
...tiates a cascade of biological processes leading to the well known marijuana effects. It was assumed that a cannabinoid receptor is not formed for the sake
of a plant constituent (that by a strange quirk of nature binds to it), but for endogenous brain constituents and that these putative 'signaling' cons...
Doctors learn to control their own brains' pain responses to better treat patients
...hich is an aversive reaction. Empathic concern necessitates to regulate our implicit sharing mechanism and frees up processing capacity to act for the sake
of the other.
CU study reveals why starling females cheat
... While women may cheat on men for personal reasons, superb starling females appear to stray from their mates for the sake
of their chicks, according to recent Cornell research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.
The study found that superb sta...
Paleontologists learn how not to become a fossil
...g about it," said David Jablonski, the William Kenan Jr. Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago. "We're not doing this for the sake
of knowing more about clams, but for knowing more about how to answer biological questions in the fossil record more rigorously."
sake in Biological Technology
Rodney Dykehouse of Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin warns against tech for its own sake
Rodney Dykehouse is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on choosing technologies that advance organizations. Rodney Dykehouse does not chase technology.
For the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin CIO, implementing electronic medical records and other systems i...
Surety, LLC Joins Microsoft BioIT Alliance
... and consequentially improving the healthcare of millions of Americans. Members are encouraged to share their knowledge and industry expertise for the sake
of reducing medical costs, increasing research and improving go-to market capabilities.
"We are delighted to have Surety join the Alliance. T...
Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy
... was hosted and organized by the Greater Houston Partnership.
White said the nation should not abandon one form of energy or energy policy for the sake
of another. He said that if, for example, a quota was placed on U.S. imports, prices would surge out of control. Or, if environmental standards were l...
Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology
...ssfully integrate and speed adoption of new technology to co-create the
best places to give and receive care. Spending money on new technology for
of automating existing processes would be wasteful - CPMRC suggests
a better approach is to strategically select technology that is intentionally
The MedZilla Report: September 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
...ast year, even though jobs have been created, the trend has been for people comfortable in their current positions to avoid changing jobs just for the sake
of changing jobs. Over the past month, both U.S. and world markets have fluctuated wildly, and several major financial institutions have announced tha...
Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science
... thus most significant to the world scientific community that our survey results indicated such a high level of willingness to undertake risks for the sake
of reaching enduring states of creativity,” Devor declared.
“We did find that those scientists who expressed very strong willingness t...
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Launches New Public Service Announcement Featuring 'Last Lecturer' Dr. Randy Pausch
Said Dr. Randy Pausch, "There have been too few advances in pancreatic
cancer and, as a result, patients have limited options. For the sake
generations to come, we need to change the course of this disease. Only by
giving the best and brightest scientific minds access to the resources t...
Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science
most significant, to the world scientific community, that our survey
results indicated such a high level of willingness to undertake risks for
of reaching enduring states of creativity."
"Those scientists who expressed a very strong willingness to use
'methods to put them into a creative st...
Growth: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
...ugh capital to support infrastructure development, and expansion into related areas with strong commercial potential.
The Bad: Growth for Growths sake
No other Wisconsin company experienced the boom/bust cycle like Guild.com. Monday-morning quarterback is an easy role to play, but the le...
Five seed-stage funding groups filling Midwest Life Science void
...eport on venture capital for the first quarter of 2004). We also learned about the unhealthy impact on the regional life science industry.
For the sake
of our emerging Midwest life science companies, lets hope it gets better during the second and remaining quarters of 2004. While we may be holding our...
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(), seokbakji , siozuke , soy sauce , szechwan cabbage (四川...
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...es (different cell types) can proceed. ... Experimenting upon embryos denies them their fundamental right to be treated with dignity. ... for the sake
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