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Gerstman Family Spotlighted on Reader's Digest Website

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gerstman Family was spotlighted on Reader's Digest's Web site because of their extraordinary dedication and contribution to physically disabled children through their foundation, the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation. Rd.com's Pe o pl...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

... NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports icons and philanthropy champions will be spotlighted when they gather at the 24 (th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner on Tuesday, October 6 , at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in the famed Gr...

Nationwide Nursing Shortage Spotlights Need for Retention Programs

... Houston Hospital More Than $700,000 OAK BROOK, Ill., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent health care summit at the White House spotlighted the nursing shortage, which threatens the quality of patient care throughout the nation's hospitals. Nearly 80 percent of registered nurses believe th...

Analog Devices Healthcare Director Delivers Speech on Role of Analog Semiconductors in Next-Generation Portable Medical Equipment : ADI's Pat O'Doherty is a featured speaker at electronica 2008.

... During his speech today at electronica 2008, Pat O’Doherty, healthcare segment director for Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), spotlighted how sophisticated healthcare semiconductor technology is paving the way for the development of increasingly smaller and more powerful medical devices ...

Breast stem cell fate is regulated by 'notch'

...nd that errant activation of Notch resulted in uncontrolled growth of luminal precursors, leading to the formation of breast tumours. The work has spotlighted the potential importance of deregulated Notch in ductal precursor cells as a forerunner to breast cancer. The researchers say that it is too early...

VOICES Report Tracks State Progress and Trends in Addressing Children's Critical Needs

... education programs were successfully enacted in 21 states. -- The effort to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) spotlighted the 9 million uninsured children in the United States while the federal government was not able to reauthorize the vital federal-state progr...

SheKnows to Launch Bone Marrow Awareness Campaign and Add 50,000 New Donors

...ecutive Vice President, DKMS Americas Contact Erica Schrag for participants available for interview, quotes and more information. Topics to be spotlighted on SheKnows during the month of August include: -- Bone marrow registry and donation myths medically dispelled. -- First person journal experience ...

Immunizing Against Misinformation and Shortsightedness

... barrier method and herpes-treatment trials, have yielded disappointing results of no efficacy. Recently, a slew of editorials and media coverage have spotlighted AIDS vaccine research and, in some instances, included calls to end public funding or to reapportion funding away from AIDS vaccine research toward ex...

Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Releases New Guidelines for Health Care Purchasers

...," Grundy added. "We fully expect them to work collaboratively with employers to implement the strategies outlined in this guide." Today's meeting spotlighted reports from all the PCPCC's Centers: Center for Multi-Stakeholder Demonstration, Center to Promote Public Payer Implementation, Center for Health Ben...

InfoLogix, Inc. to Present at the Growth & Investor Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL

...and 800 commercial organizations, including 47 of the Fortune 500, to improve productivity, efficiency and revenues. Most recently, InfoLogix has been spotlighted in a FOX Business News feature on medication management and attracted former executives from SAP Americas and GE Healthcare to its team. About InfoL...
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Concerns about food safety to be spotlighted at U of Minnesota symposium

Recent nationwide outbreaks of food-borne illnesses have triggered calls for more regulation along with plunging consumer confidence. A symposium at the University of Minnesota this week will explore the complexities of the food-safety issue. The conference, "How Safe is our Food Supply? Expect...

T-rays: New imaging technology spotlighted by American Chemical Society

T-ray sensing and imaging technology, which can spot cracks in space shuttle foam, see biological agents through a sealed envelope and detect tumors without harmful radiation, was the focus of a recent symposium at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society. The session was organized a...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

...so provide the cornerstone of developing new and improved nanoscale therapeutic devices, such as drug-delivering nanoparticles." The review article spotlighted several important research advancements: A classification of the interactions when nanomaterials contact and bind to biological systems wi...

USC researchers identify alternate pathway that leads to palate development

...lopment, including palate and tooth formation, have more than one way to direct cells to make changes, says Chai. The Discovery by the USC team is spotlighted in the August 12 issue of Development Cell. Chai's group, which includes fellow CCMB researchers Xun Xu, Jun Han, Yoshihiro Ito and Pablo Bringa...
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IEEE Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its 'Embracing Human Technology Interactions' Media Event

...ith Machines, the World and Each Other PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional society, today spotlighted seven technologies it believes will have world changing implications on the way humans interact with machines, the world and each other, in honor of i...
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