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Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8

...vid L. Lawrence Convention Center, in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and is being sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). To accommodate media, a press room will be located in Rooms 31...

Indoor smoking bans: Are they creating unhealthy outdoor zones for secondhand smoke?

...e substances came from smoke, the researchers went downtown for four weekend afternoons and evenings and measured the air in front of five locations, including two restaurants, two bars and one area with no smokers. They measured the particles and carbon monoxide every 30 seconds, and then every five minutes ...

Employee health program improves blood pressure, diabetes control

...d been walking along the bridges in Jacksonville's downtown river area during their lunch hours and decided they wanted a more formal exercise facility, Clark said. "They approached the company to create a fitness center," she said. "Being a public utility, JEA has to be mindful of where its resources are sp...

Hurricane Katrina evacuees had deep distrust of public health authorities

...ectively flood poor areas in order to preserve the downtown financial district. Some of the categories of distrust most often mentioned by evacuees involved the competency of authorities in handling the emergency; perceived equity that is, whether authorities treated the hurricane victims the same regardl...

Study details catastrophic impact of nuclear attack on US cities

...etonation would leave debris tens of feet thick in downtown areas with buildings 10-stories or higher. Roughly half of the population in downtown areas would be killed, mainly from collapsing buildings. Most of those surviving the initial blast i...

Case Western Reserve University hosts 100th Anniversary of Alzheimer's Disease Conference

...Quality of Lives" conference, held November 6-7 in downtown Cleveland, represent the best that the world has to offer in understanding the global challenges created by Alzheimer's disease and related conditions in the areas of psychiatry, neurology, geriatrics, psychology, nursing and social work. Representin...

Just breathe: Ozone forecaster unveiled at University of Houston, available via Web

...ile the ozone conditions may be rated unhealthy in downtown Houston on a given day, suburbs like Sugar Land and The Woodlands may actually be experiencing a good day that still is safe for outdoor activities in those specific areas. Other days, the opposite is true with downtown-area ozone levels being lower...

Early puberty may mean anxiety, abnormal eating behaviors later

...1922 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Summaries of the studies' findings and other research looking at what triggers puberty follow: Early puberty associated with eating and anxiety problems as young adults A study involving 1,500 college students suggests that those who e...

Hormones could be prescription for living longer

...1922 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Summaries of these studies' findings follow: Can stimulating growth hormone delay the physiological effects of aging? Boosting production of growth hormone may extend the time that elderly men and women can live independently, suggests...

Studies of married couples, soccer and hockey teams focus on brain's response to stress

... 22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Summaries of the studies' findings and two others, one involving Canadian hockey players and the other looking at how the brain is affected by chronic stress, follow: Testosterone fuels competition in women Female and male athletes ha...

Neuroendocrinology Congress June 1922 to report new research on brain, hormones, behavior

...lace at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. A staffed press room will be on site, and press briefings and media availabilities will be held each day. Members of the media unable to attend the meeting may participate in select briefings by telephone conference call. Among the many ...

Carnegie Mellon receives grant to study security issues

...ling of the implications of a dirty bomb attack in downtown Pittsburgh. Building on his technical analysis, Dombroski studied the implications of alternative communication about evacuation or sheltering in place for different attack scenarios, according to Morgan. Other recent security work conducted by EPP...

Bipolar disorder more prevalent and costly than believed; Lithium could curb suicide rate

...awrence Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and is being sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....

Search for bipolar gene, toll of disease topics of conference call briefings June 16, 17

...awrence Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and is being sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. To accommodate media, a press room will be located in Rooms 310-311 of ...

International conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 a forum for new research

...awrence Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and is being sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Held every two years, the conference offers the only venue in the wo...

NIEHS press conference for the environmental solutions to obesity in America's youth conference

...d 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from the new City Museum. It is served by Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). It is accessible by Metro's Yellow and Green lines....

In less dense neighborhoods

... the pre- and post-9/11 surveys in the interest in downtown living, but those who expected an attack in the county were much less interested in living downtown. The survey was repeated a third time in Franklin County in spring 2004. Surprisingly, an even higher percentage of respondents 30 percent now beli...

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