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Paying taxes, according to the brain, can bring satisfaction

...ey watched their money go to the food bank through mandatory taxation, and as they made choices about whether t... trace that in the brain. Neural activation from mandatory taxation, the researchers said, helps predict who will give. We could call the people whose brains l...

Papillomavirus vaccine could substantially reduce cervical cancer incidence

...d debate surrounding the issue of voluntary versus mandatory vaccination, the existence of unsubstantiated claims that HPV vaccination will encourage promiscuity, and the belief by some that vaccination is unnecessary in the developed world due to the effectiveness of cervical cancer screening strategies."...

25,000 needless deaths each year due to failure to tackle blood clots in hospital

...month, recommending that every adult should have a mandatory VTE risk assessment on admission to hospital and that core standards be set to ensure full compliance with these assessments. But despite the huge evidence base for preventative treatment, it remains poorly implemented in the UK, say the authors. ...

How will responders respond?

..., especially within the emergency department. Yet, mandatory assignment does not guarantee attendance. This study tested the hypothesis that healthcare workers (HCWs) perceptions and expectations about their role in disaster response influence their willingness and ability to work during disasters. Other rela...

Pediatricians and pathologists see traumatic brain injury differently

...of Clarian Health. "Our [pediatricians] role as mandatory reporters of child abuse cause pediatricians to err on the side of caution, reporting our suspicions, and then letting the medical and legal systems make the final determination of abuse or accident," she said. Dr. Laskey and colleagues are working...

Congressional proposals would cover all uninsured, reduce US health spending by up to $61B

...ote: estimates for Healthy Americans Act reflect a mandatory cash-out of benefits on the part of employers that currently offer coverage. Source: The Lewin Group for The Commonwealth Fund. Health Care Plans Reviewed in An Analysis of Leading Congressional Health Care Bills, 20052007: Part I, Insurance Covera...

UCSF policy expert presents recommendation for health coverage

...ems relying on a payroll tax. Ultimately, "a small mandatory minimum employer contribution could be absorbed more easily than mandating that employers purchase insurance for all employees," he writes. "To ease the transition from the current fragmented plan-based system, employers would buy into the pool at th...

A year of added life more valuable for the young, study suggests

...e allocation of avian flu vaccine in a pandemic or mandatory HPV vaccinations for young women, require policy makers to decide healthcare priorities for different age groups Yet economic methods used to allocate health care dollars and other resources may substantially undervalue childhood interventions, a n...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 28, 2007

...raeli scientists begin their careers older, due to mandatory military service, and work in a culture of usually-small research groups and modest budgets. ARTICLE # 5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, March 5, 2007 Chemistry in the Holy Land: Political turmoil not research topics distinguishes Israel f...

Does age affect a pilot's ability to fly?

...nistration (FAA) considers a proposal to raise the mandatory age of retirement for commercial airline pilots to 65 from the current age of 60. For the study, researchers tested 118 non-commercial airline pilots, age 40 to 69, annually for three years. All pilots were currently flying, had between 300 and 15,...

Learning to prevent medical mistakes in caring for stroke patients

...d adverse events and errors within a voluntary and mandatory event reporting system in stroke patients admitted to Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York, between July 2001 and December 2004. Adverse events are defined as an injury to a patient occurring d...

Commodity promotion programs -- What's the beef?

...e collection of more than $600 million annually in mandatory assessments, approves the advertising and marketing programs, and defends checkoff communication in court as the federal government's own message--in legal jargon, as its own 'government speech,'" writes Wilde. The 'government speech' issue arose ...

Australians support mandatory fitness testing to combat childhood obesity

Almost four in five Australians (78%) support mandatory fitness testing for school children to combat chil...c opinion poll by Research Australia. Support for mandatory fitness testing was almost as high amongst households with dependent children under the age of 16 as...

Hajj pilgrims should get flu jab to avoid pandemic

Flu vaccination should be mandatory for all Hajj pilgrims to minimise the risk of a gl...the risks of a pandemic originating from the Hajj, mandatory influenza vaccination for all pilgrims should be considered, they write. Meningococcal vaccination f...

BioMed Central's Deborah Saltman awarded the Rose-Hunt Award

...ofessional development, practice accreditation and mandatory vocational training. It is great to personally continue this link between the two Royal Colleges through my work at BioMed Central."...

EU should make vaccination against cervical cancer virus mandatory for adolescent girls

...mber states should lead by making the vaccinations mandatory for all girls aged 1112 years."...

Screening program yields decline in sudden cardiac deaths in young athletes

...time. The decline in the death rate started after mandatory screening was started and persisted to the late screening period. Compared with the pre-screening period (1979 1981), the relative risk of sudden cardiovascular death was 44 percent lower in the early screening period (1982 1992) and 79 percent low...

September/October Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...ICIANS DECISIONS IN REPORTING ELDER ABUSE Despite mandatory reporting laws for elder abuse, physicians have lo... three paradoxes expressed by physicians about the mandatory reporting of elder abuse. Of the physicians surveyed, 50 percent were concerned about the contradic...

Pediatric neurosurgeons recommend banning children from ATVs

...lic streets and highways. Park also recommends a mandatory recall of all three-wheeled ATVs. Four-wheeled ATVs are dangerously unstable, but three-wheeled ATVs are even more unstable, Park notes....

Food labels should list all fats to help cut heart disease, say experts

... that these fats are labelled. They believe that mandatory addition of the content of saturated fat and trans fatty acids to nutrition labels would enable consumers to make healthier food choices that could lower LDL concentrations and reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and other vascular events....

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