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Scientific fraud in the UK: The time has come for regulation by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Aug 2011 5:04pm In a recent article in the Guardian, Brian Deer poses the question of whether regulation needs to be applied to scientific research. The article, Scientific fraud in the UK: The time has come for regulation , Mr. Deer states: Fellows of the Royal Society aren’t supposed to shriek. But that’s what one did at a public meeting recen ... Read on »
The Estate Vault Partners With International Medical Fund Trust to Provide Personal Health Records to Facilitate Use with Medica by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 10:59am First there was HeatlhVault and now Estate Vault.   I believe the Estate Vault has been around for a while and now is offering a hybrid type of product to work with consumers to help store and make personal health records available.  There’s a financial twist added here with a prepaid MasterCard service so cash can be available almost anywhe ... Read on »
Recent Research Regarding Potential Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 12:00am As this blog has chronicled (see here and here ), New Jersey has begun implementing the 2008 legislation that authorized creation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (”PMP” or “PDMP”).  Although New Jersey’s PMP database has been collecting dat ... Read on »
Stillbirth: An Interdisciplinary Approach to ‘Closing the Knowledge and Solution Gaps’* by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Sun 25 Nov 2012 12:00am Giovanni Bellini, St. Christopher. Panel of St. Vincent Ferrar Polyptych. c. 1464-68, Church of SS.Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy In an article out in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity ... Read on »
Trust Fund (From a Third Party) by Nathan L. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:11pm Here's a great explanation from one of my blog readers/commenters of what a true Trust Fund is supposed to be. I hope that this info will especially help educate those who may be in need of their own financial support someday. Sometimes you see where people in need (such as fire victims, etc.) have accounts set up to assist them in tim ... Read on »
Trust Fund by Nathan L. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:11pm I think many of you misunderstood me (from reading the comments) when I said in my last post, " And, because I know people will ask, no, we won't use Tricia's trust fund to help buy a house "...nobody had asked, and nobody has tried to tell us how to handle the trust fund except for the people who manage the trust fund for us (called, go figure ... Read on »
Medicare trust fund to be tapped out by 2017 by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:27pm Bond Markets seem to be concerned over the escalating level of U.S. Government debt.   Yields rose during the latest $14 billion auction of U.S. 30-year Treasury Bonds.   This graph shows an ominous budget deficit trend as well.  There seems to be good reason for this.   American’s stimulus plan and entitlement programs are putting an increasi ... Read on »
Dowries, Trust Funds, and Independence by abfh Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Jul 2009 9:42pm I read an article by Kristina Chew yesterday discussing new legislation in West Virginia that will give tax credits to parents who contribute to trust funds for their autistic children's support as adults. Autism professional Barbara Becker-Cottrill gave an interview discussing parents' worries about what will happen to their children as adults, st ... Read on »
Trustees Announce Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund Extended By 12 Years to 2029 by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 10:01pm Affordable Care Act Helping to Extend Life of Trust Fund U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joined Secretary of Treasury and Managing Trustee Tim Geithner, Secretary of Labor and Trustee Hilda Solis, and Commissioner of Social Security and Trustee Michael J. Astrue to release the 2010 Annual Soci ... Read on »
EDINBURGH TACKING TICKS- £2.5 MILLION FUNDING FROM WELLCOME TRUST by Joanne60 Posted Tue 10 Aug 2010 5:40am BBC NEWS EDINBURGH £2.5m for Edinburgh University to tackle ticks. Ticks can transmit number of severe and potentially deadly diseases to humans including Lyme disease Scientists at Edinburgh University have been awarded £2.5m to tackle the growing health risk posed by ticks. Campers and hikers have long known the misery ticks can cause. ... Read on »