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Most Women Have Unrealistic Expectations From Screening Mammography

A recent conducted at University of Michigan Health Systems in Ann Arbor, Michigan has found that most women have greater expectations of doom from their screening //mammography for breast cancer. The report added that more often than not these expectations were unusually high or unrealistic. A ...

Television soaps showing unrealistic coma survival and recovery

British Medical Journal reports that television soaps or serials give a false picture about coma survival and recovery rates in coma patients. Researchers compiled 10 years data of sufferings felt // by coma patients and found that the rate of survival and recovery shown in television soaps is not...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

...cal. Youth sports should always be fun. A "win at all costs" attitude can lead to injuries, because a young athlete striving to meet the unrealistic expectations of others may ignore the warning signs of injury and continue to play with pain. Support from parents and coaches, whether young athletes...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

...he nation. A recent analysis on the impact of the rule indicates the U.S. economy would reduce business activity by $2.5 billion. "It is simply unrealistic to believe that a $16 billion cut in Medicare funds to skilled nursing care is not going to impact quality care for the seniors who need it most, incl...

Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

...p; Examine your goal to insure that it's realistic. Some fitness programs promise one pound or greater of weight loss per day, which is unhealthy, unrealistic and potentially dangerous. Use the Size 2 for Life frame-adjusted formula to set a realistic goal. Examine your diet and, in most cases, those l...

New Program May Help Teens at High Risk for Depression

...s exposed to once a week 90-minute group sessions for eight weeks designed to teach problem-solving skills and techniques to cope with negative and/or unrealistic thoughts. These core sessions were followed by six months of follow-up sessions. All the children -- including the half not assigned to the cogniti...

New infectious diseases -- what's the risk?

... essential that they are aware of and understand the risk. Indeed, risk perception is a key feature of many health behavior theories. On the one hand, unrealistic optimism about health risks is often observed in relation to familiar risks and can result in a false sense of security and lack of precautions. On th...

How to Raise an Eating Disorder-Free Child

...you weigh yourself has a significant impact on her perception of weight and body. Limit her access to television, magazines, and other places where unrealistic images of how girls and women should look, are often presented. Talk about foods with regard to how they can nourish her body, rather than their ef...

Swing That Bat Into Baseball Season, Injury Free

... always be fun. The "win at all costs" attitude of many parents, coaches, and peers can lead to injuries, because a young athlete striving to meet the unrealistic expectations of others may ignore the warning signs of injury and continue to play with pain. Support and caution from parents and coaches can be a yo...

COBRA-Answers.com Addresses Consumer Concerns Over COBRA Legislation

...ed employees who previously declined COBRA coverage back to September 1, 2008, can reconsider and take advantage of this new subsidy. COBRA May Be unrealistic and Expensive for Consumers Is this new legislature enough to make COBRA affordable for the recently unemployed? According to a report released in Ja...
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American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

...fter hip surgery, researchers found that the majority of patients who underwent a procedure to resurface arthritic hip bones consented to surgery with unrealistic expectations regarding outcome. While many patients hoped to return to skiing, jogging, ballet or tennis after surgery, most instead continued to exp...
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Point Of Care Testing (POCT) Information System

Description:...s, coupled with the need to capture charges for billing and revenue cost reporting, are increasing the work requirements of the POCT Coordinator to an unrealistic level. POCT accomplishes the goal of rapid turnaround of results for patient treatment. However, without integrating the data into the patients ...
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Phobia

... that dislike certain... InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. ... A phobia is a persistent, excessive, unrealistic fear of an object, person, ... A phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. ... In most cases, the phobia involves ...
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Bird flu vaccine protects people and pets

... flu spreads among a broad range of animal species, we should expect major health, economic and ecological consequences," said Professor Perez. "It is unrealistic to consider preparing different vaccines specifically tailored to different animal species in this situation. An influenza vaccine that could protect ...

Speed plays crucial role in breaking protein's H-bonds

... proteins we studied exhibit two distinct fracture modes that are dependent on the speed at which force is applied. Now we understand that what seemed unrealistic in the earlier computer simulations was actually a consequence of deformation rates and a change in the way hydrogen bonds respond to pressure. Res...

Natural selection at single gene demonstrated

...nd computational biology in the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, led a group that sought to replace the standard neutral model, a common but unrealistic test for natural selection, with a statistical method based on hard genomic data. The group's research will be published online April 25 by Public ...

Access to existing medical treatments could save more lives than spending to improve the treatments

...drug's lowering of mortality would have to be increased from 20 percent to 33 percent. Woolf calls this the "break-even point" and notes that it is an unrealistic goal for many treatments. The study shows that the billions invested in statins and clot-busting drugs failed to reach the break-even point, thus savi...

Field of beams - Novel system uses polarized light pulses to reveal crop health

...h incredibly few people infectious for less than a couple of days or more than a week. "Models which do not incorporate the latent period or assume unrealistic distributions of the latent and infectious period," said the researchers, "always resulted in underestimating the transmission potential of an infecti...

Inhaling large amounts of salt can cause hypertension

...h incredibly few people infectious for less than a couple of days or more than a week. "Models which do not incorporate the latent period or assume unrealistic distributions of the latent and infectious period," said the researchers, "always resulted in underestimating the transmission potential of an infecti...

Understanding biases in epidemic models important when making public health predictions

...h incredibly few people infectious for less than a couple of days or more than a week. "Models which do not incorporate the latent period or assume unrealistic distributions of the latent and infectious period," said the researchers, "always resulted in underestimating the transmission potential of an infecti...

New Drugs For Bad Bugs: UF Approach Could Bolster Antibiotic Arsenal

...o come to a reasonable expectation here in terms of the balance between benefits and potential harm. The worries I have right now are because of these unrealistic expectations, the requirements are going to be even higher, and it’s going to be harder and even more expensive to bring a new drug to market.?/p> A...
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My View - State Government Needs Integrity To Build Investor Confidence

...o make true performance gains in our state elusive. A short-term, budget-to-budget focus on fiscal responsibility is another culprit. To a large part, unrealistic quarterly earnings pressures were behind the corporate credibility meltdown. Corporate America, fueled to some degree by Sarbox, is now relearning the...

An Overnight Business Success Takes 20 Years

...t we can find. Sometimes, as we have seen with Enron and Tyco, this leads to some people committing crimes. Mostly, though, it leads to a model of unrealistic expectations about how to get there and over what period of time it takes to build a profitable business that can make you wealthy. There is a ten...

Enhancing Relationships with Investors

...Set realistic objectives. Keep in mind the importance of setting realistic projections and promises. Try to avoid disappointing investors by avoiding unrealistic projections. If unfavorable variances from the plan become probable, communicate them sooner rather than later to foster a relationship of trust and r...

Berbees success is based on companys history and culture

...com bust and the recession, Shain described a few reasons why businesses fail, emphasizing lack of business strategy, ignoring business plans, setting unrealistic goals and forgetting to make customers happy. On the other hand, those who do not fear failure, have a passion for the business, harbor the ability...

Why Google Matters

...d Wall Street drooling and its competition fidgeting. Some analysts however, criticized the company and its founders for being arrogant, secretive and unrealistic in the conditions it proposed for its stock offering. While some trepidation is understandable given the recent spate of corporate accounting scandals...

Stem-cell patent holders view of the California challenge

...es ability to maintain our position as the founder and worldwide leader for this discovery. Dr. Harold Varmus, former Director of NIH, says, It is not unrealistic to say that this research has the potential to revolutionize the practice of medicine and improve the quality and length of life. So how can Wisconsin...

Science in motion

... is very difficult for the brain to replace large cells such as motor neurons. With their long axons and the sheer distance they have to travel, it is unrealistic to expect that scientists will be able to get human motor neurons to reproduce and reattach in the body properly in the short term, according to Bruij...

Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath? - Part II

... quality have suffered. Overblown expectations may be a contributing factor as well - providers said that one of their greatest concerns is meeting unrealistic or immeasurable buyer expectations. Despite those difficulties, 70 percent of respondents indicated they intend to increase their levels of offshor...

Five steps to buying the right package software

...splays business processes that are relevant to your company and industry, and show how the software might meet some of your requirements. It may be unrealistic to expect a fully functioning demonstration that includes all of your products and every imaginable scenario, but it is reasonable to expect scenarios...

Corporate Social Responsibility - Burden, sham, or golden opportunity?

...e many ways that business and society are interdependent and to help make the world better while creating economic growth? Or does it place unfair and unrealistic obligations on corporations? Or is it a faade that businesses can hide behind to protect themselves while continuing to engage in activities that harm...
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