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Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...diction treatments, and the contingency management program
was one of the first chosen to study. At a confere...o both initiate and maintain positive changes. The program
is not thought of as a substitute for counseling or pharmacotherapy, but something that adds to the ...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
... Inc. has become the most prestigious global award program
promoting child advocacy. Their mission is to hono... USA , founded the Children to Children volunteer program
to provide foster children with duffle bags, stuffed animals and inspirational letters to make their...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...eges and Universities Faculty Scholar Awards. The program
has been expanded to include predominantly Hispani...usan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. This award program
aims to increase the scientific knowledge base of faculty members at Minority-Serving Institutions, ...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...n 1996, the Pediatric Links to the Community (PLC) program
was created at URMC to further the study of the un...organizations to improve the delivery of care. The program
has received national recognition and in 2001 received the Ambulatory Pediatric Association's Outsta...
It takes a village to improve the health of children
...it, for each community and each residency training program
is different in its resources and needs, the authors stress. "For residents and medical students, this training provides an important reconnection to interests and passions that may have led them to a career in medicine, advanced competencies in wo...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
...EY, PA A low-cost, hospital-based parent education program
can reduce the incidence of abusive head injuries ...d Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The goals of the program
were to develop a standardized education program
about shaken baby syndrome for parents of all newbo...
AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards
...of this discussion was the creation of a new award program
designed to enhance the education and training of .... First known as NCI Minority Travel Awards, this program
was expanded to further meet the varied needs of minority scientists and is known today as the AACR ...
Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards
...state of Alabama. She created "Making Miracles," a program
where high school students volunteer in the cancer unit at Children's Hospital in Birmingham. Later, she spearheaded an initiative to persuade the state of Alabama to offer a "Curing Childhood Cancer" automobile license plate, the purchase of which h...
Study reveals drinking alcohol reduces breast milk supply in women
... With April as Alcohol Awareness Month an annual program
designed to shed light on the importance of identifying alcoholism and intervention breastfeeding mothers are now armed with scientific data highlighting the health risks associated with moderate alcohol consumption during lactation. For centuries, ...
OHSU develops instant, computerized notification system to communicate patients' end-of-life wishes
...existence of these important documents." The POLST program
was originated in Oregon. It allows chronically ill patients to direct their end-of-life care by discussing a detailed care plan that is signed by their physician. POLST forms provide specific health care directives about treatments that are wanted a...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
...religion and spirituality to the human mind. This program
provides an opportunity for leading scholars around the world and at the University of Pennsylvania to explore in more detail than ever before this relationship and bring these ideas to the general public." Administering the 2005 Templeton Research L...
ACHRI study finds CellCept improves survival in pediatric heart transplant patients
...diology since 1996, the pediatric heart transplant program
at ACH has consistently been recognized as one of the top programs in the nation. In 1999, the program
was named one of the 10 best in the nation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in th...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, April 2005
...e introduction of an interventional pulmonary (IP) program
and an educational program
dramatically reduced equipment repair costs for endoscopes and associated equipment at Beth Israel D...
Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say
...andomly placed in a standardized moderate exercise program
while the rest maintained their usual physical routine and diet. For those in the standardized program
group, Hopkins arranged for supervised aerobic exercises, such as running on a treadmill and cycling...
Evaluating virtual reality therapy for treating acute post traumatic stress disorder
...r (PTSD). The three-year, approximately $4-million program
will examine how virtual reality can be used by th...the disorder disrupts their lives and careers. ONR program
manager Cmdr. Russell Shilling explains, "Our goal is to provide therapists with innovative tools an...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...upon request. To download a FOCIS 2005 preliminary program
and registration materials, visit www.focisnet.org/meetings/am05 or contact Gail Bast, FOCIS Executive Driector, at (414) 276-3349....
Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells
...s on research, the center provides a comprehensive program
for patient care, and is the first center in the state to offer Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery, a knifeless approach to brain surgery and radiation therapy....
Public leadership in neurology award honors Leeza Gibbons for Alzheimer's awareness efforts
...ofit Memory Foundation. The foundation's signature program
is Leeza's Place, a series of community-based loca...memories. One unique feature of Leeza's Place is a program
called Memory Television where families have the opportunity to create a video scrapbook of their me...
NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system
... an integrated national cord blood and adult donor program
and applauded the recommendation to fully fund tha...beneficiaries of an integrated national cord blood program
because it speeds broader access to life-saving cord blood, marrow and peripheral blood stem cell tr...
Scientists discover how Ebola virus infects cells
...he establishment of eight RCEs nationwide. The RCE program
supports interdisciplinary research aimed at new and improved therapies, vaccines, diagnostics and other tools to protect against the threat of bioterrorism and other emerging and re-emerging diseases....
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