It turns out it’s not just some patients’ imaginations running away with them when they feel like their doctor is as compassionate as he or she should be. A small recent study found a statistically significant amount of difference between the way doctors interacted with thin patients as opposed to obese patients.
The study, published in the medical journal Obesity by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, recorded discussions between 200 patients with high blood pressure and their
President Barack Obama has said US tax collection agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny before an election was "outrageous".
At the White House, Mr Obama said the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) needed to operate with "absolute integrity".
Groups with the words "Tea Party" or "patriot" in their names were singled out, the tax agency has acknowledged.
He also said criticisms of the response
There has been a lot of hype lately about white roofing systems and their ability to reduce global warming. According to studies done at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, white (reflective) roofing systems can prevent the “heat island effect” in which darker roofs actually elevate the temperature in larger cities.But many engineers and roof system designers are questioning whether these white roofing systems are actually an energy efficient choice.
White roofs and global warming
A study conducted in California’s notoriously smog-filled San Joaquin Valley has found indications that traffic smog could be associated with serious birth defects. The study looked at women who lived in the valley for at least the first 8 weeks they were pregnant.
Smog makes defects twice as likely
The results were sobering: after taking into account factors such as a mother’s vitamin use, ethnicity, etc., the “researchers concluded that women exposed to the highest
Friday, April 12, 2013
Doors: 6:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM | $36- $41
In 1969 Former Yardbirds members, Keith Relf and Jim McCarty organized a new group devoted to the experimentation between rock, folk and classical forms. This quintet; Relf on guitar & vocals, McCarty on drums, plus bassist Louis Cennamo, pianist John Hawken, and Relf’s sister Jane as an additional vocalist,