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Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
... of the jobs creation problem would be solved by a job
shift (i.e.,older workers would have to assume the job
slots for younger workers ifthe number of younger workers decline.) "Furthermore, it may be that fu...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...ina Department of Insurance does a relatively good job
enforcing current state HMO laws, she said. However, North Carolina lacks an adequate array of laws to ensure that consumers are fully protected. Silberman directed the study of state oversight of HMOs in partnership with Dr. Thom...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...articularGAGs in bovine cartilage that do the best job
of inhibiting cancer spread. "The reason we believe cattle are such an important source is that,so far, nobody has succeeded in synthesising these compounds. That meansthe supply will continue to rely on natural sources. "Shark fishing is probably...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...ess of livingin poverty, or working in a low-level job
that lacks autonomy, or residingin an unhealthy, polluted environment has an enormous impact on healthstatus that researchers are only just beginning to understand. The research was funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundationas part...
Drug Is First In Decade To Show Promise Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
...ondition can beserious enough to impair social and job
functioning, and often includes physicalsymptoms such as fatigue, trembling, muscle tension, headache and nausea.Depression is found in 30 percent to 50 percent of GAD patients. Findings of the study, funded by Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, wil...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...bs--both government and non-government--and strong job
growth in ambulatory and home health care." In add...jobs. But even with the slowdown in health job
growth, health sector jobs arestill projected to grow at an annual rate of 1.6% from 1990 through 20...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
...quire hospitalization, and 100,000 die." One major job
of thenew national office, the authors say, should be first to develop "reliableestimates of deaths and serious injuries from prescription drugs," and second toimplement procedures to reduce the number of drug-related injuries. "Without [good...
Drug's Effect On Chromosomes May Explain Second Cancers
...d incells known as topoisomerase II (topo II). The job
of topo II is to untangleDNA strands during cell division; failure to do so is lethal to the cell. Topo II does this by making temporary breaks in DNA to allow anotherDNA strand to pass through it. Normally, the enzyme then instantly re-joinsthe cut...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
...alized," says Leichliter. "We need to do a better job
of helping them manage the demands they face."...
Paying Attention To High Blood Pressure Programs A Good Investment In Reducing
...xposed to the more aggressiveprograms did a better job
of controlling their blood pressure and, in turn, hadfewer strokes. Researchers compared the effectiveness of high blood pressure control programson 4,687 people in two rural towns in northeastern Japan. The full interventionprogram included high bl...
Prescription Counseling Necessary For Hospital Patients
...n'trealize the pharmacist's job
is to answer questions. A personshould always have the answers to the basic questions beforetaking a drug." Many hospitals provide patients with basic written ...
'Alternative' Medicine Becoming Mainstream, UF Study Finds
... some research showing that acupuncturedoes a good job
relieving pain and other problems, but there is no logical explanation within Western medicine for that." In a written questionnaire mailed to 1,300 UF health faculty members, 32percent of those who responded said they had used massage, 24 percentre...
American Psychiatric Association Tipsheet - December
...e of a preexistingcondition or to have stayed in a job
for fear of losing benefits. ["Mental Disorders and Access to Medical Care in the United States," by BenjaminG. Druss, M.D., M.P.H., et.al., p. 1775] APAfastFAX# 6901. Please direct mediainquiries to Dr. Druss at firstname.lastname@example.org Managed C...
Young Patients Get State-Of-The-Art "TLC" In Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's New Pediatric Emergency Facility
...bringsspecial expertise and understanding to their job
of caring for children. Whileall physicians are board certified in Emergency Medicine, some hold additionalboard certification in Pediatrics, and nurses on staff are pediatricspecialists. Dr. Geiderman, who has been with Cedars-Sinai's Emergency Depa...
New Book (And Web Site) Use 'Currency' Of Aging To Guide And Motivate Healthy Choices
... cholesterol. "Doctors have not done a good enough job
of explaining why people shouldfollowour recommendations to motivate people to start and continue healthy choices,"said Roizen. "We wanted to find a way to shift somethingthat was negative and far in the future, like cutting back on dietary fatto avo...
Health And Wealth: Women Are DifferentOr Are They?
...doesn'ttake into account the different patterns of job
concentration for men and women,and doesn't reflect the hierarchy of women's jobs. Significantly, it ignoreswomen who are not in the paid labor force. Once gender-sensitive criteria were in place and used on the study subjects, theresearchers found ...
Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer Now At Sick Kids
...vediagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases. A job
that would take the fastest PC currently on the market three months tocomplete will take just a few minutes on the Origin 2000. "We will use the Origin 2000 initially for research in two key areas: searchingfor similarities in gene sequences and deve...
Tobacco Control Is Global Challenge, WHO Director Says
...ts because it is the best -- or the only -- steady job
in theirhometown. We do care about their future l...mokers -- especially children -- are exposed. Our job
is to immunize peopleagainst this epidemic," she said. To change the trends, Dr. Brundtland noted,"W...
Office Stress, Large Family Responsibilities Put Women At Risk
The combination of high job
stress and large family responsibilities spellssig...s observed between blood pressure andstress on the job
and at home. "The effect of this double exposure on the blood pressure of university womenseems to b...
New Use of An Old Test Can Help Brain-Injured Patients
...s. However, most report numerousproblems holding a job
and problems with personal relationships. In addition,Satish adds that they sustain subtle executive function deficits which are hardto measure using environmental tests. "By being able to consistently measurewhat problems these brain-injured patien...
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