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Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...e in the United States to70 could save the federal government
billions of dollars each year and helpshore up the...the normal retirementage are forthcoming. Based on government
action taken in 1983, the normalretirement age would begin to rise to 67 after the turn of the centu...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
...ska Natives, applying thereinvention principles of government
reform promoted by Vice President Gore andconducted in a partnership with tribes and Congressional leaders." CONTACT: Jo Ivery Boufford MD, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of PublicService; tel 212-998-7438; fax 212-995-4161; e-mail jo.bouffo...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
... stroke should provide a "wake-up call" to federal government
officialsabout the severity of this disease, parti... The amount of money spent by the federal government
on research aboutstroke already is low "when compared to any disease that's such a major killerand d...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
...ue approach of bringing the resources of business, government
andeducators together. Expanding these programs will help advance China's publichealth efforts and improve the lives of Chinese people." Pepper also is amember of the Yale Corporation, which is the Yale governing board. Michael Merson, dean...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
...ler and more agile. "The public,investors, and the government
are so enamored of the sophisticated new genetherapies. They're looking at Mercedes and Lamborghinis. But they don'tthink "can these new therapies get through the doorway?" says Rakesh Jain, the A.Werk Cook Professor of Radiation Oncology at Massachu...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...tain more than $1 million in external funding from government
and private sources. Without the seed funding, Bender said, he probably would have continued to apply to outside agencies. "But you never know, at some point, you just might quit," he said. For that reason, explained Dale M. Landi, Ph.D., vice presid...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...rrently is decreased growth in hospital jobs--both government
and non-government--and strong job growth in ambulatory and home health care." In addition, pay for health workers is not increasing as rapidly as in the past, a further signal of slackening demand. Job composition is in part responsible for this eff...
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
... Beginning with about $4 million from the federal government
anda matching $4 million from industry, total rese... $46 million -- about $23 million from the federal government
matched bythe same from industry. In recent months, data have been reviewed in three publi...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
DURHAM, N.C. -- The medical community, government
and media have neglectedunequivocal scientific evi...otine's dangers,Slotkin also sees such problems in government
regulatory efforts. "To me, the denouement of our neglect of cigarette smoking as a sourceof...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...ovechildren's health, but Congress and the federal government
must take immediatesteps to ensure that states are...individual practitioners. In thewake of shrinking government
support and pressures brought by the market'stransition to managed care, these safety-net providers ...
Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor
... living is higher -- though still low overall -- a government
ban on child labor could act as a corrective facto..., parents find work for their children. But if the government
decrees that children cannot work, the demand for adult labor should rise, assuming that adults can ...
'Mutual Insurance Pool' Could Improve Transplant Organ Shortage
...would probably benefit fromthe scheme, even if the government
mandated that non-pool donors organs notspecifically targeted elsewhere were first made available to pool members. "Thatwould certainly raise the incentive to join the pool," adds Schwindt, "and thenumber of organs available." Given the right...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
BOSTON, Mass.--A new dietary fat substitute that government
scientists saywill be good for your heart was reported here today at the national meeting ofthe American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The newproduct, to be marketed as "Nu-Trim," contains high concentrations ofbeta-gluc...
Dobson Must Quit Denial Of Rationing
...lf Klein from the King's Fund calls on the British government
to acknowledge that setting priorities in health care is inescapably a political process. He argues that Frank Dobson, the Secretary of State for Health, will only make himself "look foolish and undermine his credibility" if he continues to ban the ...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...ployed in academia, industry, government
and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, the goal of AAPS is to improve human health through the development of better pharmaceuticals. For more information about AAPS, visit our web site at ...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
...MSAs forcompanies with more than 50 employees, the government
is closely watching theseveral dozen small companies currently offering MSAs. Battistella andBurchfield predict that within several years restrictions will be lifted andMSAs will rapidly gain in popularity. The two Cornell experts explain that ins...
Restaurant Meats Higher In Suspected Carcinogens
...a restaurant,according to a just-released study by government
scientists who found morecancer-causing compounds in restaurant-prepared meats than in fast food meats. Suspected cancer-causing compounds known as heterocyclic amines, oftenformed during cooking, were found in restaurant-prepared meats at le...
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...than 9,000 members employed in academia, industry, government
and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, the goal of AAPS is to improve human health through the development of better pharmaceuticals. For more information about AAPS, visit our web site at www.aaps.org....
American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces 1998 Award Winners
... than 9,000 members employedin academia, industry, government
and other research institutes worldwide.Founded in 1986, the goal of AAPS is to improve human health through thedevelopment of better pharmaceuticals. For more information about AAPS, visitour web site at www.aaps.org ....
American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces PharmSci, The Association's First Online Journal
... than 9,000 members employedin academia, industry, government
and other research institutes worldwide.Founded in 1986, the goal of AAPS is to improve human health through thedevelopment of better pharmaceuticals. For more information about AAPS, visitAAPS Online at www.aaps.org....
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