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Study links racial and ethnic gap in youth violence to social factors

...owards the law and basic social norms about making money and taking responsibility for individual actions, young people are more likely to commit violent acts." According to the authors, these results imply that interventions to integrate and improve neighborhood well-being, such as housing vouchers to pro...

Exposed: Tobacco industrys' efforts to cast doubt

...nd other biomedical researchers should stop taking money from the tobacco industry in order to minimise the potential for any impairment of the integrity of the scientific process." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper)...

Happy home and social life makes living in a poor neighbourhood more bearable for adolescents

...family there was discord or harmony, unemployment, money problems or social support. Those from areas with higher deprivation in education, income and employment had a generally poorer perception of local amenities, whereas those from areas near to parks or major roads were more positive in their views. C...

The Lancet calls for creation of Int'l Commission on Global Responses to Complex Emergencies

...blic acts of giving and helping. But while lack of money may not be one of the main difficulties facing relief efforts, the critical task of effectively distributing and co-ordinating aid remains unfulfilled. The Lancet makes two proposals to address this issue. The first is to create an inter-government...

Families inform roadmap to improve care for dying in nursing homes

...t McDonald's. But many homes simply don't have the money to provide the level of care and support that the dying need." The report was published by the AARP Public Policy Institute, which fosters research and analysis on policy issues of importance to mid-life and older Americans. With 22 percent of all U....

Where there's smoke, there's money

... Preventive Medicine confirms conventional wisdom: money talks. Those Congressmen who received contributio...hile but haven't really examined. Republicans take money from the industry and vote in the industry direction. But being a Democrat doesn't protect you from ...

Money issues leading cause of holiday stress for Americans

... Survey found that 61% of Americans listed lack of money as the top cause of holiday stress followed by the...t younger Americans are more worried about lack of money and gift giving compared to people over the age of 35. One in five Americans are worried that...

Generic drug use varies widely by state, study reveals

...pportunities associated with generic drugs, saving money for both plan sponsors and their members. For example, GenericsWorkSM, a generics-focused program, provides savings opportunities for plan sponsors and members by promoting the use of generics and low-cost brands. Plan sponsors that implement Generic...

Direct payments to households in poor countries could improve maternal & child health

...ds were allocated at random to one of four groups: money to households; resources to local health teams combined with a community-based nutrition intervention; both packages; and neither. Participants were followed up 2 years later and surveyed to record any changes in use of health services. The househol...

2004 Science-in-Society Award winners announced

...n award from an interest group. Expenses and prize money for the award come from the dues of NASW's roughly 2,300 members. Winners receive $1,000 and a certificate, which will be awarded February 16, 2005 at the annual meeting of NASW in Washington, D.C. This year's winners: TV -Noel Schwerin of Backbone ...

New research tool aids study of national well-being

...tifies people's quality of life -- beyond how much money they make -- could lead to a national index of wel... The study also supports previous findings that money does not buy happiness, the researchers said. The income and education levels of the respondents had...

Molecular tailoring of chemotherapy with novel imaging techniques

...rds implanted tumors. This approach saves time and money because it is possible to see the effects of drugs in living mice without sacrificing them and it also requires fewer mice in experiments. Because the KILLER/DR5 receptor is involved in the process of cell death by chemotherapy, El-Deiry is also gain...

Dartmouth Medical School receives $1.6 million in AIDS funding

...hool and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The money will go to the DARDAR project, a collaboration between Dartmouth Medical School and the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. According to Gary J. Noel, MD (Dartmouth '77), one of the founders of the Foundation ...

Student nurses need better understanding of poverty-stricken patients

.... They may say that poor people do not spend their money wisely, when they don't understand that some behaviours, such as smoking for example, might be coping strategies to manage the stress experienced by the poor in their daily lives," Dr. Reutter said. Misconceptions about poverty that lead to insens...

Small social circles tied to heart disease death in women

...sabling effects could be keeping women from making money and friends. "For this reason, interventions that improve quality of life or symptom severity may enable women to pursue vocational or social relationships to a greater degree," they say. In a 2003 study of women age 65 and older, Rutledge and collea...

Employment reduces chronic drug use, UH professors find

.... "The opportunity to efficiently use tax payers' money by addressing two major problems at once is exciting and affords policy makers the opportunity to be creative in maximizing the use of limited resources." Montoya's next steps are to design drug prevention efforts for drug using welfare re...

'Sobering' disparity: African-Americans receive less compensation for job-related back injuries

...mericans with work-related back injuries have less money spent on their medical care and receive less compe...n. The study found that African-Americans had less money spent on their medical care, less excused time from work and smaller financial settlements than Cauc...

Using celebrities to market drugs and diseases: whats the problem?

...not even informed whether a celebrity is receiving money from a drug company." "When Frasier star Kelsey Grammer promoted irritable bowel syndrome on top-rating TV shows," says Moynihan, "viewers thought he was talking on behalf of an independent foundation; in fact his fee had flowed from GSK, which ...

Location of body fat may be important in disability risk

...L), as well as their ability to cook, manage their money and do household chores, known as instrumental activities of daily living (IADL). "Even among normal-weight participants, having higher levels of fat in the abdomen was associated with IADL disability," said Houston. "We found that total body fat and...

Researchers develop new ways to predict number of drug users

...needs to take action on. Rather than just spending money on treating existing drug addicts, there is a need for better health education to stop people becoming addicted in the first place."...

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