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Premiere cancer organizations partner to reduce disparities, prevent incidences
...and interactive online web destinations. The Komen pledge
will also help to underwrite upcoming AACR scientific meetings, including the Frontiers in Cancer Research Prevention Meeting in Philadelphia, Dec. 5 8, 2007; a meeting focusing on breast cancer research; and an inaugural conference on health dispar...
Women still get lower-quality heart attack care than men, despite hospital improvement efforts
...ract with their doctors and nurses that included a pledge
to stick to treatment and follow-up appointments, had a 54 percent lower risk of dying within a year than those who didn't. "We're troubled by the gender differences we found, though we remain encouraged by the overall effect of post-heart attack ...
$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment
...Board Heart and Vascular Center; and a $10 million pledge
from the Rush medical staff and faculty, the largest medical staff gift in Rush's history. Funds raised from the $300 million capital campaign will be allocated as follows: $180 million for the Rush campus transformation project; $70 million for rese...
Emergency departments carry heavy loads
...non-Greek females who did not get drunk. Member or pledge
status in a Greek organization and "getting drunk" were significant independent predictors of increased injury. The study is "Single Question About Drunkenness to Detect College Fraternity/Sorority Members At-Risk For Injury" and will be presented by...
UK addresses funding gap created by US anti-abortion stance
...e consensus that safe abortions save lives, DFID's pledge
will be essential if the third, fourth, and fifth Millennium Development Goals--to empower women, to save children's lives, and to reduce maternal mortality--have any chance of being reached."...
Government pledge on access to medicines welcomed
A Federal Government pledge
today that consumer choice will not be affected by whatever decisions are made on reforming the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme has been welcomed by Medicines Australia. The statement by the Minister for Health and Ageing, Tony Abbott, that patients w...