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Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...make the purchase, a reminder of the law and their civic
responsibility. Educational programs might also work, although it seems probable that most adults already know that buying alcohol for youth is illegal. However, he stressed, it is important that any intervention be part of a larger approach that a...
New book provides unprecedented look at role of religion over a lifetime
...s. They all also were part of the pre-World War II civic
generation of Americans who were highly involved in community activities. "Our adolescents clearly appreciated the social opportunities for interacting with their peers that church allowed, and, in fact, encouraged," the researchers said. "There we...
March of Dimes, Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute launch prematurity prevention partnership
...or use by community leaders ranging from social or civic
organizations to houses of worship. Finally, ongoing professional education will be available for health care providers at intervention sites. "Our experience has shown that resolving a public health issue as serious as preterm birth requires com...
Can Immunology Help Win the War on Cancer?
...ogist, medical educator and leader in professional civic
organizations. His significant achievements are chronicled in his recent autobiography, No Boundaries: A Cancer Surgeon's Odyssey, published by Howard University Press (2005). Ralph M. Steinman, M.D., is the Henry G. Kunkel Professor at The Rockef...
$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment
...00 people, including Mayor Richard M. Daley, other civic
leaders, donors, volunteers and friends of Rush. Marvin J. Herb has been an active member of Rush's board of trustees since 1996. He serves on the board's Facilities Committee, the Rush University Board of Overseers, and on the Leadership Committee f...
Manual chest compressions are better than automated for treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
... arrest, the researchers proactively notified both civic
leaders and the community that consent would be waived....
New council promotes partnerships between UCSF and community
... "I am tremendously excited to see this program in civic
engagement taking shape at UCSF," Grumbach said. "...ed its final report in August 2005. "Excelling at civic
engagement the collaboration between the University and the community for the purpose of improving ...
Evacuation of elders during disasters to be addressed at GSA's upcoming annual meeting
...ivities was a series of forums and focus groups on civic
engagement held in four cities across the country ...vic Engagement project, representatives from other civic
engagement initiatives, a former director of a national service program, and a WHCoA Policy Committe...
$50 mil. gift from the Simmons to expand cancer care, clinical research programs at UT Southwestern
...n Methodist University, has served on a variety of civic
organizations, including the boards of the National Kidney Foundation of Texas, the Parkland Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Crystal Charity Ball. Her community involvement has earned her numerous awards, including the...
Study finds defibrillators available in many high schools
...also raises the question of whether schools or the civic
organizations that often cover the costs of defibrillators should use the money for that purchase or other needs. In addition to the 37 percent of schools that already had a defibrillator, another 24 percent (35 schools) said they were considering t...