Nation's RNs on the Healthcare Summit: Insurance-Based Reform Will Fail, and Undermine Public Trust, Only Medicare for All Can Achieve Administration's Goals
WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of President Obama's healthcare summit Thursday, the nation's largest organization of registered nurses said today that expanding and updating Medicare to cover everyone is the most cost-effective and comprehensive approach to achieving the goals an...
New NV Economic Study: Bush Medicare Cuts Undermine State and Local Economic, Jobs Base
State Projected to Lose $6.2 Million in Economic Activity, $3.1 Million
in Lost Wage
WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress returned to
Washington this week following its Memorial Day district work period, the
Nevada Health Care Association (NHCA) released a new analysis ...
New NH Economic Study: Bush Medicare Cuts Undermine State and Local Economic, Jobs Base
Besides Cutting New Hampshire Seniors' Medicare Benefits $3.8 Million
in Year Ahead, State Projected to Lose $8.8 Million in Economic Activity,
$4.3 Million in Lost Wages
WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress returned to
Washington this week following its Memorial Day dis...
New Maine Economic Study: Bush Medicare Cuts Undermine State and Local Economic, Jobs Base
Besides Cutting Maine Seniors' Medicare Benefits $3.9 Million in Year
Ahead, State Projected to Lose $8.5 Million in Economic Activity, $4.1
Million in Lost Wages
WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress returned to
Washington this week following its Memorial Day district wo...
Statement of the American Diabetes Association on the Administration's Proposal to Undermine Funds for Research, Prevention and Treatment in FY09
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President,
Medicine & Science, American Diabetes Association, John B. Buse, MD, PhD,
issued the following statement in response to the Bush Administration's
proposed Fiscal Year 2009 budget, announced today, which would continue to
Never undermine the importance of calcium and Vitamin D
We all think we know a lot about vitamins, minerals and supplements. The problem is that contradictory recent studies have created confusion regarding their importance; a simple fact that should // be kept in mind always is that “Vitamins and other nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D, are n...
Dartmouth gets $3 million from the National Science Foundation for IT research in health care
...exing issues in clinical settings that if poorly managed can result in patient harm from delays or, at the other extreme, breaches in privacy that can undermine
confidence in electronic health records. The national focus and exuberance for electronic health records ought to be tempered by the current reality t...
Court Slaps Former Officials of SEIU-UHW with Preliminary Injunction After Finding They 'Filched' and 'Sabotaged' Union Property in Effort to Create a New Union
...operty in an effort to hamstring their soon-to-be competitor," wrote U.S. District Judge William Alsup.
"The ousted officers purposely tried to undermine
the very members they now say they want to represent," said Dave Regan, who was named trustee of SEIU-UHW when the former officers were removed. "They...
Senators Baucus and Grassley Statement Regarding Physician Hospitals 'Despicable'
...us and Chuck Grassley would use the tragic death of one patient to help support the efforts of corporate hospitals and bureaucrats in their efforts to undermine
hospitals owned and operated by physicians themselves. The fact of the matter is, every independent study, including those by the federal government, ...
Congress Braces for Showdown Over Health-Care Reform
...road framework of the House bill but cited concerns with specific provisions, including the government-run health plan. "We're concerned that it could undermine
the existing delivery system," she said.
The Office of the House Majority Leader has a summary and text of the Democrats' he...
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The dietary supplement genistein can undermine breast cancer treatment
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Women taking aromatase inhibitors to treat breast cancer or prevent its recurrence should think twice before also taking a soy-based dietary supplement, researchers report.
Genistein, a soy isoflavone that mimics the effects of estrogen in the body, can negate the effectiveness...
World Day to Combat Desertification focuses on human security
...and water = Securing our common future'.
Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) deprive people of food, water and their homes and can undermine
security and even trigger conflicts. According to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), these phenomena have already forced between 17 ...
Lenfest forage fish task force launched
...ur oceans. These small prey fish are a critical food source for marine mammals, seabirds, and many large fish species, and their excessive removal can undermine
or even collapse marine food webs.
The Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force ( http://www.oceanconservationscience.org/foragefish ) held its inaugural me...
Peregrine's PS-targeting antibodies highlighted in AACR Annual Meeting studies
...responses. Dendritic cells must be mature, or activated, to be effective, yet tumors and other pathogens such as viruses often possess the ability to undermine
this maturation, thereby suppressing the immune response. The results presented today suggest that by blocking exposed PS, anti-PS antibodies have th...
HIV pays a price for invisibility
... Mutations that help HIV hide from the immune system undermine
the virus's ability to replicate, show an international team of researchers in the April 13 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine . The study...
US science education organization updates analysis
...ution? What have the courts said?
And will attacks on evolution ultimately undermine
not only American
education but American competitiveness?
These and man...teaching evolution in the schools, dissects these
ever-changing efforts to undermine
science education. Praised for its
balance and comprehensiveness, the book...
Eastern Pacific tuna hang in the balance
...h some nations have opted for unilateral measures, these tend to be weak, are ineffective unless other nations are adopting complementary measures and undermine
the credibility and effectiveness of the IATTC that for more than 50 years has managed Eastern Pacific tuna stocks. Some nations have proven particula...
Research pushes back history of crop development 10,000 years
However recent archaeological evidence has already begun to undermine
this model pushing back the date of the first appearance of plant agricultu...s ago).
The field of Archaeobotany is also producing further evidence to undermine
the quick development model. The tough rachis mutant is caused by a single...
M&Ms as diet food? 100-calorie pack misconceptions
...age their weight and food intake," write the authors.
The researchers believe their research shows that the ubiquitous small packages may actually undermine
dieters' attempts to limit calories. "On the one hand, consumers perceive the mini-packs to be a generous portion of food (numerous small food morsels...
Climate change could be impetus for wars, other conflicts, expert says
...rastructures of society or by inducing social responses that aggravate the problem," he wrote. "The associated socio-economic and political stress can undermine
the functioning of communities, the effectiveness of institutions, and the stability of societal structures. These degraded conditions could contribut...
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U.S. health system could undermine EHR progress
Madison, Wis. The nation's dysfunctional healthcare system may undermine
any progress in patient care made possible by the adoption of electronic health records, according to a featured speaker at this week's Digital Healthcare Conference .
Jeff Grossman Dr. Jeff Grossman, president and C...
Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations
...e for up to two minutes and then quickly cooling it, the researchers say they have been able to eliminate the formation of grain boundary defects that undermine
the sieve-like quality of zeolite's uniformly sized nanopores.
The research group, led by Michael Tsapatsis, Amundson Chair Professor of chemical e...
Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets
...global market. "Saigene's groundbreaking new assay technologies represent a significant advancement in early detection of the HAB microorganisms that undermine
health and commerce throughout the world," said Davis.
Saigene's Universal Assay System is a patented method that includes a Universal Assa...
MIT, BU team combats antibiotic resistance with engineered viruses
...isted when bacteria are exposed to antibiotics that damage DNA, and other gene networks. Used in conjunction with traditional antibiotics, the viruses undermine
bacterial defense systems and prevent resistance from developing.
The researchers tested their phages with three major classes of antibiotics (quin...
Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
...em is that the news media have not paid much attention to nanotechnology and its implications.
In the long run, this information disconnect could undermine
public support for federal funding in certain areas of nanotechnology research, particularly in those areas that the public views as having lower leve...
Are We Headed for a Global Economic Collapse?
...without sacrifice and intensive negotiations, nothing but disaster happens!
Right now getting the Europeans to believe that the US is not trying to undermine
their economies with the fall of the Dollar, and the raise of the Euro, should be at the top of the agenda. This will not be easy, but the effort shou...
Glacial records depict ice age climate in synch worldwide
...glacial periods," says Kaplan.
The results address a major debate in the scientific community, according to Singer and Kaplan, because they seem to undermine
a widely held idea that global redistribution of heat through the oceans is the primary mechanism that drove major climate shifts of the past.
California stem cell initiative should wake up Washington and Madison
...t equipped to do the job. It created a truly national research programand accelerated the creation of private spin-off companies. Proposition 71 could undermine
that system in favor of a state-by-state approach, in which dollars matter more than scientific integrity. California's stem cell dollars won't rain ...
Your customer is a search engine
...ertising agencies in favor of relevance. As a result, marketers that attempt to build brands based on emotion, design, and charisma are more likely to undermine
their efforts and underestimate consumers than they are to succeed.
Companies need to distinguish themselves from competitors by adopting and exemp...
Attempt to exclude stem cell companies from tax credit bill hurts Wisconsin
...olicymakers in states where stem cell research is valued for medical as well as economic reasons will read about Wisconsin and exclaim, "See? We don't undermine
our researchers and entrepreneurs like that. That's why investors and researchers should come to our state and not Wisconsin."
In California, wher...