Beauty, Wisdom, Tradition and Youth Honor Public Servants
The Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, La Voz Del Anciano and El Ranchito Restaurant Celebrate!
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2009 -- Amidst the radiant colorful beauty of the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, La Voz Del Anciano (The Voice of the Elderly), El Ran...
Pakistan civil servants may retire at 62
Pakistan is contemplating raising the retirement age for civil servants
from 60 to 62 in view of the increased life expectancy and a soaring pension bill//.
Moreover, improving health standards and authorities' penchant by authorities to grant arbitrary extensions to those retiring are being ...
Three New Programs Confer Degrees at MSPP Graduation on June 7, 2009
...nd 100 Black Men to promote systemic change in public education.
In addition to speaking that day, Brun will be one of three distinguished public servants
to receive the school's honorary doctor of letters degree. Dr. Stephen D. Hayes, founding director of the Lynn Community Mental Health Service at the...
Photos: The Nation's Leading Scientists and Top Rock Stars Shine a Spotlight on the Promise of Medical Research
...ign giveaways. "ROCK S.O.S. helps to mobilize Americans in a number of ways to end this moment in history when our greatest minds and dedicated public servants
are too often overlooked," explained Meryl Comer, President of the GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(R) Alzheimer's Initiative and campaign coordinator. "We a...
Hope is Not a Strategy: Neither is Web 2.0 for a Hospital
...lth-related activities operating in Illinois and Indiana. Provena Health ministries are sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, the servants
of the Holy Heart of Mary and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. For more information about Provena Health, visit www.provena.org .
Governor Rendell Announces the Passing of Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll
...I extend heart-felt sympathy
to Catherine's family," Governor Rendell said. "Today we mourn the passing
of one of the strongest, most dedicated public servants
history. Our thoughts and prayers are with Catherine's family. She will be
"Even as she fought cancer in recent mon...
Being Single in Midlife Could Raise Risk for Dementia Later
In the other study, Israeli researchers looked at about 9,000 participants in a multiple-year study of heart disease among male civil servants
Those who reported that they were most likely to "ruminate" about family difficulties in midlife were more likely to suffer from dementi...
Research Links Low HDL Levels With Memory Loss
...y suggests an association between low levels of "good" HDL cholesterol and loss of memory.
The study, which has followed thousands of British civil servants
for decades, found a 27 percent increased loss of memory on a word test for those at age 55 with the lowest HDL levels, compared to those with the hig...
Smoking Tied to Memory Loss in Middle Age
...ngs are published in the June 9 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine .
For the study, the researchers collected data on 10,308 British civil servants
who ranged in age from 35 to 55 and were enrolled in the Whitehall II study. Between 1985 and 1988 and again in 1997 and 1999, they were asked about ...
Social Status Plays Role in Brain's Control of Health
...said in a prepared statement.
Previous research has shown that social status has a strong effect on health. For example, one study of British civil servants
found that the lower a person's rank, the more likely they were to develop cardiovascular disease and die early. Psychological effects, such as having...
Kansas Delegation Defends NBAF, Refutes Washington Post
...tions in the continental United States.
"Kansas won on the merits after a 6-year long transparent selection process conducted by career civil servants
including numerous public meetings in all five of the states that were finalists. Manhattan, Kansas, is the center of plant and animal research worldw...
TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell
...Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco and TechNet Co-Founder. "We at TechNet are proud to endorse the nominations of these two extremely capable public servants
and look forward to working with them on the vitally important issues of making sure the power of the Internet reaches all our citizens and grows our ...
To attract investment, convince manufacturers that regulatory reform is real
...ome state permit processes? Perhaps, but it will take more than the so-called Jobs Creation Act alone. It will require fresh attitudes among the civil servants
charged with carrying out the work and a less litigious approach on the part of people who seem to relish carrying their fights to the courts.
Proposed telecom bill would have Katrina impact
...s payroll tax revenues. You'll hear that from a distance - from other states.
Test your local politician
Here are some questions to ask public servants
to see what they know:
What is the difference between a gigabit and a gigabyte? (They are not characters on the Tele-tubbies).
How much faster...