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Why Good Things Happen to Good People

...Happen to Good People (Random House), Dr. Post and journalist Jill Neimark weave the growing new science of love and giving with moving real-life stories to show how giving unlocks the doors to health, happiness, and a longer life. The book went on sale nationwide this month. This book represents a dream com...

Kavli Institute's Journalist Workshop, June 13, at Cornell

...sors and to create sophisticated air filters. The journalist workshop is free, with meals provided, and the journalists will get a complimentary registration for the Cornell NanoScale Facilitys 30th Anniversary symposium on June 14. Journalists are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs. Space is ...

Row over study puts Korea's scientific community under scrutiny again

...e country's struggle for biotech supremacy, writes journalist Jonathan Gornall. It is also threatening to disrupt Korea's efforts to recover scientific credibility in the wake of the recent scandal over Woo-Sok Hwang's stem cell research. Dr Kim claims a paper about premature ovarian failure that he originall...

American College of Physicians releases new patient education resources

... The DVD is narrated by television broadcaster and journalist Deborah Norville, whose grandmother had Alzheimer's disease. Guide to a Restful SleepIf someone has difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep (trouble returning to sleep after awakening), waking up too early, or poor quality of sleep (no...

Tobacco companies obstructed science, history professor says

... Science: The Tobacco Road to Global Warming," and journalist Paul Thacker will give a talk titled "Thank You for Polluting: How Campaigns to Create Scientific Confusion Kill Product Regulation." How can tactics like these undermine the work of so many scientists? Proctor said: "There's a saying in the PR bus...

Dr. Msiska, UN leader in the worldwide fight to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, to speak at Stevens

...untries. In 2002, Dr. Msiska was interviewed by journalist Bill Moyers regarding the HIV/AIDS pandemic on an edition of the PBS series NOW. Bishop Desmond Tutu was also a participant in that program. ...

HIV Science and Responsible Journalism Satellite Meeting

...akes make HIV/AIDS one of the toughest beats for a journalist to cover. From San Francisco to South Africa, scie...HR Executive Committee, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett will moderate the session (details below) that will offer the perspective of scientis...

The corporate sponsored creation of disease - Press Release from PLoS Medicine

...n the opening essay, the guest editors, Australian journalist Ray Moynihan and clinical pharmacologist David Henry (Newcastle University, Australia), define disease mongering as "the selling of sickness that widens the boundaries of illness and grows the markets for those who sell and deliver treatments." Ne...

Mayo Clinic to host inaugural National Symposium on Health Care Reform in May

...Mayo Clinic. Moderator is Judy Woodruff, broadcast journalist and former CNN anchor. At the end of each panel discussion, symposium attendees will identify priority solutions that will serve as the focus of a series of policy forums that will form around the highest priorities identified. The forums will pres...

What are the roles and responsibilities of the media in disseminating health information?

...anced news and information." The New Delhi based journalist Ganapati Mudur, a special correspondent with The Telegraph, India, says that in health reporting context is crucial. "Research advances to be reported need to be placed in context," says Mudur. "This may be achieved by citing earlier research on t...

What don't we know? Science presents the great unsolved scientific mysteries of our time

...l the discoveries of the future, writes author and journalist Tom Siegfried in an introduction to the special 1 July issue of Science , published by AAAS, the nonprofit science society. In the special issue, Science's editors have identified 125 "big questions" that scientists have yet to answer. Rather than...

Medical whistleblowers speak out

...histleblowers invited by the medical investigative journalist Jeanne Lenzer to meet together in Washington DC on May 15th 2005 to share their accounts of practices in medicine and medical research that they believe are risking the public's health or safety. Lenzer's account of the roundtable, in which she outl...

Study examines influence of celebrity endorsements of cancer screening

...as former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and journalist Katie Couric, endorse screening tests through stories about their own cancer diagnoses or when they become involved in promotional campaigns for specific tests. However, little is known about how these endorsements affect the public. To examine the e...

Nestler elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

... as Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, journalist Tom Brokaw, actor and director Sidney Poitier, and Nobel laureate Dr. Eric Cornell. Dr. Nestler is internationally known for his groundbreaking research on drug addiction and psychiatric disorders, focusing on providing new insight into the genetic, ...

ARRS annual meeting on May 15-20, 2005, in New Orleans, LA: Abstract book available

...ill be debuted at the Annual Meeting. If you are a journalist and you'd like a copy mailed to you, please contact Jason Ocker at jason@arrs.org or 703-858-4304 and include your mailing address. In the upcoming weeks before the Annual Meeting, the ARRS will also be distributing and posting press releases on it...

Public leadership in neurology award honors Leeza Gibbons for Alzheimer's awareness efforts

MIAMI BEACH - Television news journalist and radio personality Leeza Gibbons knows how Alzheimer's disease can impact a family. The memory disorder afflicted her grandmother, and her mother lives with it now. Gibbons' strides in spreading awareness about Alzheimer's disease will be honored ...

2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced

...ve stories or broadcast reports from an individual journalist or team of journalists may be submitted as an entry. These may be selections from a series or a collection of stories representative of the entrant's coverage of the basic biomedical sciences. Books are not eligible. The work must have been published...

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