Is all this technology stressing you out?
Staying connected may be even costlier than you thought. The 24-hour accessibility that cell phones and pagers provide could be adversely affecting people's lives // .
In a study of more than 1,300 people, published in the journal Marriage and Family, those who regularly used cell phones or page...
Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight
...y as the other way around."
Advising women to get more sleep may not get to the root of their sleep-deprivation problem, Reutrakul said, "although stressing
the importance of a good night's sleep is a good idea."
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has more about sleep and preg...
Teamwork, Technology, and Coordinated Care Improve Outcomes and Lower Costs
Governor Martin O'Malley (D-Md.) delivered a keynote address at the event discussing health care reform from the state perspective, stressing
the need for policy action at the federal level. The Governor emphasized the importance of electronic health records to reduce medical errors, coordi...
Five Eating Patterns That Worsen Stress
...er yet, just resolve to eat an extra fruit or vegetable a day. Wait to embark on larger changes until you are less stressed emotionally so as to avoid stressing
2. Eating more junk food than usual.
It's not uncommon to feel hungrier under stress. The extra cortisol in your ...
Fundraising in the Jungle
Non and for profit collaborate during tough economic times
MIAMI, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nonprofits stressing
over the sinking economy are thinking out of the box these days. In the for-profit sector you find that many companies are struggling much in the sam...
Job Stress, Economy Weighing on Americans
...at's not bad enough, stress can also make you gain weight -- especially if you're overweight to begin with, new research shows.
"Today's economy is stressing
people out, and stress has been linked to a number of illnesses -- such as heart disease, high blood pressure and increased risk for cancer," study au...
Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
... and in other daily living skills, that means the parents are working harder and seemingly would be under stress. But it is not the hard work that is stressing
the mothers. Our findings really pointed to the behavior problems that can occur with autism. Children with autism had significantly higher levels o...
Make Nursing Homes More Like Home: Medicare
...d on "institutional" trays, blaring noise from overhead paging speakers, and large nursing stations.
Efforts to individualize and personalize care, stressing
the importance of personal one-on-one relationships between residents and staff, and a warm, welcoming environment.
Giving residents real choice ov...
June 18 Conference Features Legal, Medical & Scientific Presentations
...of DLA Piper ( www.DLAPiper.com ), offered a preview of what builders should consider if they feel they may be implicated in the drywall controversy - stressing
that communication is key.
"First, communicate with your homeowners. Don't ignore them," Mysliwiec said. "Let them know that you are concerned ...
The Year of Affordable Healthcare Brings Together San Francisco Community Groups to Tackle Healthcare Crisis
...officials, and members of the San Francisco community.
San Francisco City & County Supervisor Sean R. Elsbernd opened the event with remarks stressing
the importance of programs in the city, like Healthy San Francisco and the work conducted by the Health Service System.
The forum was moderated b...
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Ski tourism stressing capercaillie
Ski tourism is raising stress levels among capercaillie, which could harm the birds fitness and ability to breed successfully, ecologists have found. Writing in the British Ecological Societys Journal of Applied Ecology, researchers warn that forests should be kept free from tourism infrastructure...
Agricultural research key to food security
...vantage of cutting-edge agricultural technologies, such as genomics and nanotechnology, that have the potential to increase crop yields without unduly stressing
Building such capacity will depend upon overcoming
two obstacles: The North-South gap, which delays the transfer of technologies...
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009
ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Advance toward producing biofuels without stressing
global food supply
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Scientists in California are reporting use of a first-of-its-kind approach to craf...
Tree deaths have doubled across the western US
..., it has been enough to reduce winter snowpack, cause earlier snowmelt, and lengthen the summer drought."
The lengthening summer drought could be stressing
trees, leading to higher death rates, he said. Warmer temperatures also might favor insects and diseases that attack trees. Some recent outbreaks of...
Myth about 'dirty old men' supported by science
... Gothenburg, one of the researchers behind the study.
"This might indicate that men have learned to respond to women's interest in looks, therefore stressing
to the same extent their attractiveness in the ads. The fact that both sexes focus on looks may also be influenced by our times, with the great fixat...
Biologists find diatom to reduce red tide's toxicity
"It could be that Skeletonema is degrading Karenia's allelopathic chemicals just like it degrades brevetoxins. Or, it could be that Skeletonema is stressing
Karenia out, making it harder to produce allelopathic chemicals," said Kubanek.
What they do know is that the brevetoxins that harm oysters and oth...
Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment
...iuresis. He believes it's also a primary reason blood pressure remains elevated at night in some blacks, rather than dipping as it should, which keeps stressing
the cardiovascular system.
Using a rat bred to be salt-sensitive, the researchers are working to identify more about the genetics of impaired sodi...
AVAC comments on NIAID decision not to move forward with PAVE 100 Trial
...fic premise and the trial design of the proposed PAVE 100 trial. At that meeting, AVAC also voiced cautious support for the trial going forward, while stressing
that there was no substitute for extended community education and consultation to ensure that diverse groups of men who have sex with men, who would b...
Study results: new recommendations for grape growers
...ne grape production. For the industry, knowing where to monitor soil moisture to best reflect plant-available water means that there is less chance of stressing
the vines by under-watering. Not only can this adversely affect fruit yield, it also has the potential to reduce plant cold-hardiness, making the plan...
A stronger heart with flavonoids
...atively low and the average intake of anthocyanins is estimated to be only 12 mg per day.
The Authors turned their attention on Mediterranean diet stressing
the crucial difference between this kind of diet and the so called Western Diet, that is rich in fats and poor in fibres. The anthocyanins content of ...
stressing in Biological Technology
New Bill to Expand Promotion of Biofuels Is a Welcome Boost for U.S.-Brazil Relations According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry
... send the signal to the region that we remain
committed to a closer and deeper relationship with the hemisphere,
especially with Brazil," Lugar added, stressing
that renewable energy
offers the greatest hope to wed energy security needs with economic growth
and environmental stewardship.
"Latin America's soi...
Stretchable silicon camera next step to artificial retina
...rcs, pinned on the ends by detector pixels. These deformations accommodate strains associated with the planar to hemispherical transformation, without stressing
the silicon, as confirmed by mechanics modeling performed by researchers at Northwestern.
The array package is then transfer printed to a matching he...
Coalition for a Competitive Pharmaceutical Market Launches New Print Ad Campaign Highlighting Need for Meaningful Biogenerics Legislation
an empty promise for patients.
In addition, CCPM released letters to the Administration and to the
House Energy & Commerce Committee Leadership stressing
the need for
biologics legislation that provides a meaningful FDA pathway and not a
pathway in name only.
CCPM supports public policies that facilit...
State and Feds Race to Stop Taxation of Internet Access
...OLs dispute with DOR is determining at what point we are in what jurisdiction?
SBC Lobbyist Holly Reed spoke in favor of the assembly bill as well, stressing
that in many cases, the sales tax is not collected. Out-of-state resellers can dodge the tax, while telecoms and companies that sell fixed wireless, c...
How Usable is Your Web Site?
...lping people find what they want is key, according to Bieser. Fifty percent of the visitors to a site will immediately go to a search engine, he said, stressing
that the position and appearance of the search engine should be obvious and intuitive.
Dont provide instructions on how to use the site. If you need...
Wisconsin to Get Serious about E-Government
...y drop out.
There are more reporting requirements, more precise definitions for progress and more sanctions for not making progress, Whitcomb said, stressing
that $150 million in federal funding hangs on the states ability to meet the reporting requirements. The act assumes we have student-level data system...
Wisconsin Film Festival embraces new online ticket ordering system
...us volume within the first five days that the Web site went live and online ordering was enabled, Carbine said.
The site's initial success wound up stressing
the system to its limits, with orders flooding the box office very early on in the process. While the rush has since passed, a great deal of time and ...
Laying the foundation for RFID
...ID system development at Rockwell Automation.
The conference continued by discussing how to form a business case that worked with the technology, stressing
that the market is now ripe for entry and has the potential to be very profitable.
Many factors lie behind RFIDs success, not the least of which i...
Human factors and IT: Designing for patient safety
...mented, Carayon said. The staging and results are really important keeping end users in is a key factor.
Smith then took over the presentation by stressing
the key principles behind establishing an EMR system, from getting started to follow-up research. To begin a process, it is necessary to buy in at the...
Wisconsin ranks low in mid-year health care capital investment report
... care investments in the first and second quarters, respectively.
"You need three things to make a highly dynamic [health sector]," Shah explained, stressing
the importance not only of human and financial capital, but also proper coordination between them. "You need a pipeline of high-quality, great science...