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AUDIO from Medialink and Nationwide Children's Hospital: Skyrocketing Kids' Suicide Numbers Still High

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A sudden sharp increase in the suicide rate for teens and children is causing concern for parents and healthcare professionals. Here's more on the trend and what might be causing it. Listen to this report from Nationwide Children's Hospital at: http://media...

PCMA: Skyrocketing Biotech Prices Challenge Employers, Consumers

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued the following statement in response to today's article in The New York Times on skyrocketing biotech prices: "Americans currently spend $50 billion on biotech products and will spen...

Sinking Economy Hit Hard by Soaring Healthcare Costs, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...m , a Web site that provides those 65 and over with the opportunity to compare Medicare supplement insurance plans. “It’s important to get skyrocketing health care and insurance costs under control and provide coverage to the more than 40 million uninsured Americans,” Weinstock added. As the...

Landrieu Leads Senate Fight to Improve Health Care For Small Businesses

...Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., today to discuss the effects skyrocketing health care costs are having on small businesses. ... our small firms," Sen. Landrieu said. "Because of skyrocketing premiums, when owners are faced with the choice of...top talent and affects their bottom line." skyrocketing premiums are crushing small businesses as they fac...

SCAI Opposes U.S. House of Representatives Health Reform Bill in Current Form

...could put patients at risk as a result of greater government controls and restrictions on access to specialty care. Finally, the bill fails to address skyrocketing medical liability costs, which have significantly contributed to the high cost of health care in this country. Heart disease remains the No. 1 ...

Landrieu Comments on Presidents Small Business Health Care Report

...rs want to provide stable, quality insurance for their employees and they need to attract top talent and stay competitive. But as this report reveals, skyrocketing costs are too much to bear. When faced with the choice of cutting employees or cutting health insurance the insurance is the first to go. Pooling sma...

New Cases of Alzheimer's and Dementia Continue to Rise, Even in the 'Oldest Old'

...nt of the population in western countries. "The number of people affected by Alzheimer's and dementia is growing at an epidemic pace, and the skyrocketing financial and personal costs will devastate the world's economies and healthcare systems, and far too many families," said William Thies, Ph.D., Chief...

New cases of Alzheimer's and dementia continue to rise, even in the 'oldest old'

... segment of the population in western countries. "The number of people affected by Alzheimer's and dementia is growing at an epidemic pace, and the skyrocketing financial and personal costs will devastate the world's economies and healthcare systems, and far too many families," said William Thies, Ph.D., Chief...

High Rx Costs Hammering Illinois' 50+ Population

... CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- skyrocketing prescription drug prices are stinging Illinoisans over the age 50 -- forcing nearly 20 percent to cut back on the basics, like food and utilities, in ...

New Report Finds Obesity Epidemic Increases, Mississippi Weighs in as Heaviest State

...are costs have grown along with our waist lines," said Jeff Levi, Ph.D., executive director of TFAH. "The obesity epidemic is a big contributor to the skyrocketing health care costs in the United States. How are we going to compete with the rest of the world if our economy and workforce are weighed down by bad he...
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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

... methods to delay disease progression." Alzheimer's disease afflicts about 10 percent of people over age 65 and almost half over 85. With the skyrocketing number of people living to older ages, there is an urgent need to find demonstrably effective Alzheimer's prevention therapies. The researchers do not...
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Major conference on food Dec. 1-2, 2008

...cuss the best approaches for meeting the food needs of the poor in Africa. Four crises have shaken the global food system to its coreclimate change, skyrocketing food prices, high energy costs and an explosive worldwide financial crisis. In just the past three years, the number of hungry people in the world has...

Biodesign's Rittmann offers promising perspectives on society's energy challenge

... Perhaps there is no greater societal need for scientific know-how than in finding new ways to meet future energy demands. skyrocketing gas prices, an uncertain oil supply, increasing demand from around the world, and the looming threat of climate change have made identifying and devel...

Sweetgum tree could help lessen shortage of bird flu drug

...fflicts birds at present but has been known to kill a small but growing number of humans who have had close contact with infected birds. There is a skyrocketing demand for Tamiflu, but some experts fear there won’t be enough of the drug to treat everyone if a worldwide pandemic occurs. The supply problem resid...
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GM Exec Joins Bio-Reaction Industries' Board of Directors

...n equipment in this industry is a great way for companies to continue their long term commitment along the path to zero waste." "Global competition, skyrocketing energy costs and environmental regulations are driving change in many industries. With the addition of Mr. Skiven to our board, he brings a wealth of ...

RG Global Corporate Update: First Coal Bed Methane Water Treatment Plant Near Completion; Expanding Water Treatment Applications

...es as an increasing valuable resource, particularly in drought-stricken areas and where there is widespread contamination in the water supply, causing skyrocketing demand for effective, cost-efficient water treatment technologies such as RG Global's CFS solution. CFS is in negotiations with multiple companies for...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Lawsuit Filed Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation

... the complaint states. Suspicion of the company came to light in early December 2007 when The Seattle Times published an article about the company's skyrocketing stock value. According to The Seattle Times, "a wave of glossy brochures and spam faxes, touting CellCyte with lofty claims, has helped propel the com...

Wisconsin Manufacturing - demise or survival?

... face Wisconsins manufacturing community lingering recession, intense and almost unfair international competition (China) and increasing costs led by skyrocketing health care costs (20%+) per year. This scenario coupled with incredible lip service by our states thought leaders who are willing to write off the in...

Who moved the workplace?

...roviding workers with an array of home and mobile working options. Not exactly chump change. And with the costs and hassles of commuting rising due to skyrocketing fuel prices and roads under perpetual construction in many parts of the country, more workers will no doubt demand alternatives to the 5-day commuting...

Wisconsin scientists to be recognized for innovative biofuel technology

... Corporation, and CNN. Virent was founded only three years ago, with the long view that their new ideas would hold commercial promise. This year's skyrocketing energy prices only strengthen that likelihood. Hydrogen has long been dreamed about as a source of unlimited clean power. Most technologies have e...

With copper pricing skyrocketing, fiber-optics is the way to go

...the petroleum cost increases are spilling over to the cost of the resins for jackets and cabling insulation. The cable manufacturers are also facing a skyrocketing set of price increases on copper itself. One manufacturer says the price for copper has shot up more than 22 percent in the last three weeks. It's not...

Wisconsin can lead the way to energy independence

... From the gas pump to the air-conditioning bill, middle class families in Wisconsin - and across the country - are getting squeezed by the skyrocketing cost of energy. It's simply outrageous that it now costs $40 or $50 to fill up your car, and Washington continues to allow the oil companies to rack u...

Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb

... reviewed later when tenants are moving in. Connectivity for stand-alone buildings as well as intelligent industrial parks and business campuses is skyrocketing to gigabit per second speeds. Organizations are looking for more and more speed as their business must compete globally and 10Gbps speeds are now star...
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