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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center: Taking the Message of Trust to the Streets of LA

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the heart of one of the most diverse communities in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is reaching out to families throughout the city with a promise to be their trusted home away from home; a place that is comfortab...

Cojo to Hit the Streets of LA for 2008 Walk for PKD

Fashion correspondent Steven 'Cojo' Cojocaru forms Team Cojo to fight PKD LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by his own life-saving kidney transplant, fashion critic and Entertainment Tonight correspondent Steven "Cojo" Cojocaru is taking steps to help the 12.5 million people worldwi...

Tree-Lined Streets Associated With Lower Childhood Asthma Rates

Plants may help improve air quality and encourage youngsters to play more outdoors WEDNESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who live in neighborhoods with lots of trees have lower rates of asthma than children who reside in areas with fewer trees, a new study finds. Re...

Kids With Cell Phones Not as Safe Crossing Streets

Study found those who were distracted by conversation had higher risk of being hit FRIDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Children who talk on a cell phone may not be able to cross the road safely. A study being presented in Miami Friday at the National Conference on Child Health Psyc...

Signature Campaign: Striking doctors take to the streets

Mumbai: The Doctors’ strike seems to be only intensifying, even after eight days//. Now resident doctors from hospitals have embarked on a public signature campaign at several railway stations in the city. Resident doctors in lab coats, representing their alma mater, were seen filling up rail...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

...tzo ball, weighing in at an astounding 267 pounds was unveiled today on the streets of New York to celebrate an upcoming basketball game between the New York K...ective crate before being transported in a 24-foot freightliner through the streets of New York to its ultimate unveiling and measurement for the world record....

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option

... Philadelphia Senior Center 509 South Broad Street Philadelphia Monday, Aug. 10 Circle of Friends - Baden Corner of Linmore and Wayne streets Baden Tuesday, Aug. 11 Vintage Senior Center 410 North Highland Avenue Pittsburgh Friday, Aug. 14 Lancaster Farm and Home ...

International Health Leaders to Share Innovations in Patient-Centered Care at 2009 Planetree Annual Conference

...ar death accident The Three Doctors , Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins and Rameck Hunt. A decade and a half ago, three teenage boys from the streets of Newark, NJ, made a pact: they would stick together, go to college, and become doctors. Now, over 15 years later, these three men have overcome obst...

Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Bike Race for Autism Awareness

...The Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Charity Bicycle event taking place on the streets surrounding the Minnesota State Capitol. The goal of the Capitol Classic is... Diane S. Cross, Fraser president and CEO Where: The streets surrounding Minnesota's State Capitol in St. Paul. More: Autism...

Narconon of Georgia Saves Lives of Orphaned Children in Honduras

...ea, navigating the third-world country amidst an uprising of protesters, to help deliver treatment to these children in order to help them get off the streets and into an orphanage that can provide them with food, clothing, shelter and an education. As in other parts of the world, Honduras has a gro...
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DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

...ldren. Lorente was inspired to establish DNA-PROKIDS to help return children to their parents after seeing countless numbers of children wandering the streets in cities across the world. He wondered, were their families looking for them? Without a way to identify them, it would be impossible to bring them ho...
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Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...en can offset heat, increase city biodiversity and decrease stormwater runoff. This runoff can be problematic in cities where rainwater is funneled by streets and parking lots directly into streams, carrying with it chemicals and debris and increasing the risk of flash floods. But the plants on greenroofs ...

Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade

...rade and for live elephants". The study also uncovered reports of traders buying wild-caught elephant calves for use in Bangkok as "beggars" on the streets in major tourist centres, or selling them to elephant camps and entertainment parks. Hundreds of live elephants are known to have been illegally i...

Reducing the roadworks

... date back to Victorian times, when accurate records of their location and depth were not recorded. Every year 4 million holes are dug on Britain's streets to access the subterranean maze of 3.5 million kilometres of pipes and cables. Up to now, utility companies have needed to dig a series of 'test' hole...

NJIT seminar set for Nov. 6 to focus on bioelectronics -- emerging research area

... from 4:45-6 p.m., in room 202, of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Building, 141 Warren St, at the northwest corner of Summit and Warren streets on the NJIT campus. Members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), students and the public are invited. Refreshments wil...

The 'satellite navigation' in our brains

...is linked to 'The Knowledge' of the city's 250,000 streets built up by taxi drivers over many years. In a...sed the virtual reality simulation to navigate the streets of London whilst lying in an fMRI brain scanner. T...longer able to navigate through the winding, minor streets of the capital. ...

Smoke smudges Mexico City's air, chemists identify sources

...emistry and Physics . Fuel burned by street vendors also contributes to smoke in the city, the scientists say. "A lot of people use charcoal on the streets to cook their food," Moffet said, "not only in Mexico City but also in cities in China and India that also struggle with air quality." ...

Green roofs differ in building cooling, water handling capabilities

... States such as Texas that experience flash flooding may benefit even more from the ability of green roofs to capture water, lessening runoff onto streets and storm drains. Yet this feature varied the most among the six manufacturers. The better green roofs retained all of the water during a -inch rainfa...

Most people believe smallpox not an extinct disease

... The vast majority of Scottish people interviewed in the streets of Edinburgh are unaware of one of the greatest achievements of medical science the eradication of smallpox from the world over 40 years ago. A poll ...

Stevens Health, Technology, and Society roundtable: Oct. 31

...chnologys next healthcare roundtable, to be held Wednesday, October 31, 2007, from 3-5 p.m. in Room 122 of The Babbio Center (located on 6th and River streets in Hoboken, NJ). Roundtable participants will discuss the role of mobile information system platforms, portable spirometry, web-based specialist net...

Gene-targeting pioneer Mario Capecchi shares 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine

... to our collective efforts. The Nobel tops a long list of prestigious honors for Capecchi, who, as a child, was forced to wander four years on the streets of Italy after the Nazis imprisoned his mother in a concentration camp. His achievements in gene targeting were recognized with the 2001 Albert Lasker...
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New Technology to Revolutionize the Way the Planet Does Business

...-of-the-art facilities and work remotely anywhere in the world. Through Telepresence , a chauffer in Pakistan will be able to drive a cab through the streets of London, a nanny in Tijuana can babysit a toddler in Beverly Hills, and a crew of Nigerians can raise a skyscraper in Chicago. Founded in 2006 ...

Virgin Atlantic to Offer Zero-Emissions GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Limousines to Upper Class Passengers

...This initiative is part of GM's Project Driveway, the largest market test of its kind, which is currently launching 100 Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicles to streets and driveways in California, New York and Washington DC. Additional market tests are planned for Europe and Asia, beginning later this year. As an a...

The Next Economy - Market Collapses Drive Long-Term Growth

...ations and they were all financed by a wave of speculative capital. As the railroad market heated up, stocks in these companies were being sold on the streets of London, and the feeding frenzy followed. No one wanted to be left behind! By 1845 the overcapacity began to develop and share values in these c...

On location: BIO 2004

...ed but most of the protestors were orderly. The protestors primarily were demonstrating against genetically modified food. The city closed down the streets surrounding the Moscone Convention center, only to cause anguish for the citys commuters and businesses that consequently faced a massive traffic jam....

Creating thousands of jobs, Chicagos biotech space to triple

... rearing of children to the rearing of biotech companies. If you wander the streets of Cambridge, Mass., which probably has the highest concentration of biotec...eat or snow. The uncovered mall that is more like a village with narrow streets and open to the elements (Old Orchard in Skokie, Ill. would be an example o...

From the BIO floor

...nts within easy walking distance of the massive Pennsylvania Convention Center. So, your choices are (1) exit through layers of security to wander the streets of Philly, (2) buy really expensive snacks at convention center concession stands, or (3) survive on candy from the German booth and peanuts from the ...

Biotech phenomenon becoming mainstream in world economy

...tend to feel overwhelmed. You could spend the whole time at BIO just visiting exhibits and doing business. The exhibit area was like Manhattan with streets and avenues. In fact, my recommendation for being able to locate exhibits in Chicago is to actually create street names (using Chicago streets) for th...

Wisconsin State Patrol goes high-tech with e-tickets

...at we refer to as incident management. Whereas officers would formerly have had to coordinate maneuvers by sounding out their locations in terms of streets or landmarkswith all the attendant errors of voice communication and confusiona computer model is able to quickly chart where each officer is, without...

Technology and the "American" dream

...e planet of the contributions to society and economy of the working class. Throughout the U.S. today, hundreds of thousands of people will take to the streets in support of a more practical and fair immigration policy. Many immigrants will stay home from work. Some plan to keep their wallets in their pockets...

The press vs. Google: Copyright cases to watch

...t to negotiate for remuneration. Although a pop singer might become famous and wealthy by virtue of pirated copies of her album circulating on the streets and the Internet, the pirated copies are no less infringements. No doubt Google does newspapers a service by connecting them to their audience, but t...
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Louis Pasteur

...like Star Trek . A biographical film of his life has also been made, entitled The Story of Louis Pasteur . Miscellaneous facts Of the few streets in Saigon that have not been renamed since colonial times, there is a street named in honour of Pasteur. External links biography of Paste...
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