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The Aspen Institute and TIME Convene Debate on Health Care at The Aspen Health Forum

... and TIME For Kids . The Aspen Institute mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Aspen Institute do...

Code Red for the Health-Care System

...ose is to stimulate effective management and ethical leadership across all sectors of society. It does this, in large part, by advancing the ideas and ideals of Peter F. Drucker, the father of modern management. The Institute acts as a hub for a worldwide network of Drucker Societies , volunteer-driven...

CCMC Accepting Applications for Second Annual Patricia McCollom Scholarship Through Aug. 1

...e scholarship winner in October, during Case Manager Week. The case manager chosen as the scholarship winner will possess professional case management ideals exemplified by Patricia McCollom, a former CCMC commissioner whose professional practice spanned several decades. McCollom was an accomplished mentor,...

Worries About Weight Are Tied to Teen Suicide Tries

...feel that they are overweight even though they may not be," Swahn said. She added that teens "feel very pressured to fit in and to fit certain limited ideals of beauty." Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University of Kentucky, said in the news release that the study "ad...

Ethnic Rhinoplasty: The "Classic" Nose Job is Not One Size Fits All

...n of reduction and augmentation procedures." Cultural sensitivity also plays a key role; an understanding of the unique goals and aesthetic ideals of each ethnic group is as important as technique and surgical skill. With increased understanding of ethnic concerns and new procedures that ad...

Statement by Christine K. Cassel, MD, President and CEO of the ABIM Foundation on the Institute of Medicine Report: Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

...hile it is the responsibility of the individual physician to live up to the ideals of the Charter , the environment in which they practice may make it diffic...o help foster an environment in which physicians can work to live up to the ideals embodied in the Charter . "We look forward to working with the IOM t...

2009 Pizzigati Prize for Public Interest Computing Awarded to Darius Jazayeri

...undations, activists and organizations -- hosts the prize selection process. "Darius Jazayeri has shown a deep-seated personal commitment to the ideals behind the Pizzigati Prize," notes Diana Chavez, the Tides Foundation philanthropic associate who coordinates the prize competition. "His work dramati...

46664 and the Nelson Mandela Foundation Call for Establishment of Global 'Mandela Day'

...es of Mr. Mandela, to see the work of his Foundations and meet South African students in order to develop a student charter that applies Mr. Mandela's ideals to their day-to-day lives and local communities. Nelson Mandela has been making an imprint on the world for 67 years, beginning in 1942 when he ...

How new species evolve is focus of public lecture at UC Riverside

...career devoted to evolutionary biology when he was a senior in Washington University, Mo., from where he graduated in 1974. "It was a time of high ideals and I was looking for a type of research that could give ultimate answers to why the natural world is the way it is," he said. "Evolution seemed to fu...

Michigan Infection Preventionist Receives Carole Demille Award for Outstanding Service, Contribution to Profession

... for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). APIC presents the annual award to an infection preventionist who best exemplifies the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer in infection control. The award will be presented at the APIC 36th Annual Educational Conference and International Meetin...
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Lupus Under the Spotlight: U.S. Congress Shows Support for Women's Health Issues

...K, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) commends the Senate on its passage of a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's Health Week that begins annually on Mother's Day. The resolution, introduced by Senators Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Olympia Snowe (R...

Phreesia Announces Clinical Initiative to Better Manage Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

...board with a free wireless touch-screen and swipe-card enabled PhreesiaPad significantly improves the patient experience. Phreesia is committed to the ideals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Phreesia is backed by premier venture capital firms and draws on the exper...

New York Infection Prevention Expert Named Recipient of Carole DeMille Award

...o an infection prevention and control professional who best exemplifies the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer in infection control. The award will be presen...cture in New York State, her accomplishments and vision truly exemplify the ideals of Carole DeMille." The late Carole DeMille was among the founders of A...

Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School

...ns Association of the United States of America is a not- for-profit membership organization dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and vital work of the United Nations among the American people. Its educational and humanitarian campaigns, including teaching students in urban schoo...
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Birth

...s, and professional labor assistants organizing the BIRTH Fair. Includes a schedule of ... Resource to help expecting mothers create a list of ideals and preferences in advance of the big day. ...
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Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

...e Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Although these initiatives have been endorsed by most governments, a global assessment on the extent to which these ideals are actually implemented and effective remains lacking." In this study, Mora and his colleagues analyzed a set of attributes upon which country-lev...

Tufts students host Earth Day with groundbreaking ceremony for solar house

...s project, a sustainable house that will likely return to face New England's winters. With this project we are able to experiment, and to exercise the ideals that we expect will inform the future of sustainable design." Tufts' principal investigator for the project, William Moomaw, a director of Tufts In...

Dinner, lecture series to honor legacy of distinguished UH professor

...Krishnamoorti said. "And these insightful introspections have created the legacy of the research, students and an academic department that reflect the ideals that he has brought to bear amongst several generations of UH students, faculty and the chemical engineering community." Luss waxes poetic when des...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

...scientific research and the unique framework of international co-operation and governance in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean which is built upon the ideals of Antarctica as a region devoted to science and peace. "Similar questions arise in the Arctic as well. It is quite suprising but it looks like bi...

Reflecting on the social implications of human genetics research -- past, present and future

...y in the 20th century. It became a college textbook and a foundation for the widespread eugenics movement in the United States. Although the eugenic ideals of the early part of the 20th century have long been rejected, many of the issues raised by Davenport are still being debated nearly 100 years later. ...

Singapore's BIOPOLIS and FUSIONOPOLIS on stage in Boston this week

...valuable strategic partner to us in reaching out to the international scientific community. We are a network of Fulbright scholars and alumni, so our ideals are closely aligned in our desire to promote advancement through dialogues in science and technology. Mr Lim's talk at the Academy's Annual Conferenc...

Affymetrix Licenses Microfluidics Technology From Caliper Life Sciences

...tory automation and now the potential for Caliper's microfluidics technologies -- into these vital areas of human health is important to our corporate ideals and to our future as a key technology provider to the industry." The scope of the license agreement includes nucleic acids processing and handling ...
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Democracy and the Net - How American ideals are quietly influencing the world

Madison, Wis. Despots hate the Internet. Its one thing for a dictator to control a relative handful of television stations and newspaper plants, but its quite another for a totalitarian regime to block information that may be easily called up on a wireless laptop. Perhaps that explains why so...

Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'

... About The Aspen Institute The Aspen Institute mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Aspen Institute do...

Novo Nordisk Applauds Adoption of World Diabetes Day Resolutions by U.S. Congress

...all/ -- On the eve of World Diabetes Day, leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 211 supporting the goals and ideals of World Diabetes Day, which is recognized annually on November 14. Then, the next day, on World Diabetes Day itself, the U.S. Senate followed suit, p...

Florida Children's Hospital and Disney Unite to Create Magical Pediatric Hospital

...ey employees to contribute their time and expertise towards making a positive impact in the communities they serve while furthering the traditions and ideals of The Walt Disney Company. Last year, Disney donated more than $170 million in cash and in-kind support to various charities around the world. Disney...

Kanavas thinks personal ID theft bill will pass this year

...can Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in August. ALEC is a nationwide consortium of lawmakers and policy advocates organized to promote Jeffersonian ideals of government and legislative reform. "To the extent that we can create an environment where people's identities are going to be protected and the...

With flawed schools exposed, real-world experience is needed

...tine should be the critical objective of todays school goals for educating tomorrows work force. While cute curricula with whimsical goals, folksy ideals and subtle promotion of political objectives might sound good in the coffee room, teachers should be pushed out into the real world and be replaced by...

What makes a "best place to work"?

... of how well it melds its business mission and purpose with a bigger social and environmental agenda that connects deeply with the personal values and ideals of its workers. Everyone in the organization feels strongly about its mission to bring people together by helping them to realize that they have a com...

Are you doomed to repeat the great software mistake?

...nsultancies espousing the virtues of their elaborate methods and tools, the ideals endorsed by iterative development were quickly lost in a deep tangle of com...ss (RUP). Onto agile Agile development expands, yet simplifies, the ideals sought by iterative methods. Recognizing that software development is not a...
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