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  • R-rated movies lure white teens into smoking: study
    ...CHICAGO (Reuters) - White U.S. teenagers who watch a lot of R-rated movies or have unsupervised access to TV shows appear more likely than similar black youths to start smoking cigarettes, a study found on Monday....
    Reuters - Tue, 06 Mar 2007 03:55 EST
  • R-rated movies lure white teens into smoking?
    ...CHICAGO, March 5 (Reuters Life!) - White U.S. teenagers who watch a lot of R-rated movies or have unsupervised access to TV shows appear more likely than similar black youths to start smoking cigarettes, a study found on Monday....
    Reuters - Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:58 EST
  • R.I. first state to require cats be fixed
    ...Gov. Don Carcieri signed a law Friday making Rhode Island the first state in the nation to require cat owners to spay or neuter their pets....
    MSNBC - Sun, 11 Jun 2006 02:40 EST
  • R.I. Gets Its First Medical Marijuana Bid
    ...Rhode Island Gets Its First Application From a Patient for Medical Marijuana Under New Law...
    ABC News - Wed, 05 Apr 2006 08:27 EST
  • R.I. Gets Its First Medical Marijuana Bid
    ...Rhode Island Gets Its First Application From a Patient for Medical Marijuana Under New Law...
    ABC News - Thu, 06 Apr 2006 03:52 EST
  • R.I. Governor Proposes To Eliminate 3,000 Undocumented Immigrant Children From Medicaid
    ...Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri (R) earlier this month proposed to eliminate 3,000 undocumented immigrant children from RIte Care, the state''s Medicaid program, the Providence Journal reports. According to the Journal, Carcieri said the elimination would save $4 million this fiscal year. "I want to take care of Rhode Islanders... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 27 Feb 2006 10:00 EST
  • R.I. schools closed for meningitis scare
    ...Rhode Island officials canceled school Thursday and Friday for more than 20,000 students because of a suspected case of meningitis and the death of a second-grader from encephalitis....
    MSNBC - Fri, 05 Jan 2007 02:28 EST
  • R.I. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Require Physicians to Provide Certain Data 24 Hours Before Performing Abortion
    ...The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved 6-2 a bill... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 11:00 EST
  • R.I. students return as health scare abates
    ...Read full story for latest details....
    CNN - Tue, 09 Jan 2007 03:50 EST
  • R.I. students return as health scare abates
    ...Read full story for latest details....
    CNN - Tue, 09 Jan 2007 03:50 EST
  • R.J. Reynolds COO Defends Cigarette Ads in Trial
    ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top R.J. Reynolds Tobacco executive on Thursday, defended the company's advertising policies, testifying during the U.S. racketeering trial against Big Tobacco that the cigarette maker did not aim its popular Camel brand products at children or teenagers....
    Reuters - Fri, 01 Apr 2005 05:25 EST
  • Rabid kitten halts adoptions at PetSmart stores
    ...A kitten adopted at a PetSmart Inc. store was ill with rabies, prompting the pet-supplies chain to suspend animal adoptions in the mid-Atlantic....
    MSNBC - Wed, 07 Jun 2006 08:01 EST
  • Rabies and snake bite care boost
    ...The World Health Organization draws up plans to improve treatment of rabies, snake bites and scorpion stings....
    BBC - Wed, 10 Jan 2007 05:47 EST
  • Rabies Cases Drop, But Pet Vaccination Vigilance Still A Must
    ...The number of reported rabies cases dropped in 2005, according to a report appearing in the Dec. 15 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA). Veterinarians and public health officials, however, are once again reminding pet owners that the only way to avoid rabies in domestic animals is to vaccinate against the virus. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 19 Dec 2006 02:00 EST
  • Rabies deaths jump in China as pet population grows
    ... BEIJING (Reuters) - China's booming southern province of Guangdong has reported more than 300 deaths from rabies last year, the highest number in a decade, as its increasingly affluent population buys more dogs, state media said on Thursday....
    Reuters - Thu, 08 Jun 2006 04:24 EST
  • Rabies deaths spike prompts China to enforce 'one dog' policy
    ...BEIJING: China's municipal authorities yesterday announced they would implement the 'one dog' policy allowing only one dog per household and banning large and dangerous dogs. The restriction was prompted by concerns about a spike in rabies deaths, Chinese officials said....
    The Earth Times - Thu, 09 Nov 2006 06:32 EST
  • Rabies kills 19,000 Indians annually
    ...New Delhi, Jan 19 Beware of stray dogs! An estimated 19,000 people die every year due to rabies in India, accounting for nearly 35 percent of such deaths worldwide....
    The Earth Times - Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:37 EST
  • Rabies tops "most infectious" diseases in China
    ...BEIJING (Reuters) - Rabies has killed more people in China than either tuberculosis or AIDS in each of the last five months, state media reported on Monday, prompting a crackdown in the capital to control unregistered dogs....
    Reuters - Mon, 23 Oct 2006 10:29 EST
  • Rabies tops "most infectious" diseases in China
    ...BEIJING (Reuters) - Rabies has killed more people in China than either tuberculosis or AIDS in each of the last five months, state media reported on Monday, prompting a crackdown in the capital to control unregistered dogs....
    Reuters - Mon, 23 Oct 2006 10:29 EST
  • Rabies Vaccination Program Beginning In Western Pennsylvania
    ... Pennsylvania AgricultureSecretary Dennis Wolff today announced that the annual oral rabiesvaccination baiting (ORV) program, which helps control rabies in wildanimals, will begin on Monday, Aug. 7. The operation will cover all orparts of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Fayette,Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington and Westmorelandcounties. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 08 Aug 2006 11:00 EST
  • Rabies Vaccination Program Beginning In Western Pennsylvania
    ... Pennsylvania AgricultureSecretary Dennis Wolff today announced that the annual oral rabiesvaccination baiting (ORV) program, which helps control rabies in wildanimals, will begin on Monday, Aug. 7. The operation will cover all orparts of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Fayette,Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington and Westmorelandcounties. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 07 Aug 2006 11:00 EST
  • Rabies warning over minor bites
    ...Travellers are warned not to be complacent if bitten by an animal in a country where rabies is common....
    BBC - Fri, 02 Sep 2005 04:48 EST
  • Race Affects Medication Adherence In Type 2 Diabetes
    ... African Americans may be less likely than whites to take their medication for Type 2 diabetes as it is prescribed, a new study suggests. The researchers found that adherence rates were as much as 12 percent lower among black people when compared to whites. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 28 Aug 2006 12:00 EST
  • Race Affects Prostate Cancer Survival Rates
    ...Japanese American men respond better to hormonal treatment for prostate cancer and have a much higher survival rate than white American men, according to research published in the latest issue of the UK-based urology journal BJU International. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 13 Jun 2006 11:00 EST
  • Race affects uterine cancer survival
    ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Black women with uterine cancer are more likely to die than white women given similar treatment, U.S. researchers reported on Monday....
    Reuters - Tue, 26 Sep 2006 05:04 EST
  • Race affects uterine cancer survival: study
    ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Black women with uterine cancer are more likely to die than white women given similar treatment, U.S. researchers reported on Monday....
    Reuters - Tue, 26 Sep 2006 01:39 EST
  • Race and ethnicity a factor in diabetics'' risk for complications, USA
    ...Hospital readmissions for diabetes-related complications vary both according to race and insurance coverage... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sun, 28 Aug 2005 05:00 EST
  • Race and gender disparities persist in heart attack care and mortality
    ...Despite a decade of initiatives to remedy health disparities in cardiovascular medicine, at least some aspects of the treatment of U... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 18 Aug 2005 02:00 EST
  • Race And Income Converge To Shape Women's Experiences With Advanced Breast Cancer
    ...To determine the challenges of coping with metastatic breast cancer, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh schools of Nursing and Medicine evaluated the impact of race and income on women's experiences with the disease. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Sun, 04 Jun 2006 11:00 EST
  • Race And Mental Health: There Is More To Race Than Racism
    ...Psychiatry services in England and Wales have been accused of being institutionally racist, but are these accusations justified?In 2005, the "Count me in" census for England and Wales showed higher rates of admission for mental illness and more adverse pathways to care for some black and minority ethnic groups and led to accusations of institutional racism within psychiatry. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 26 Sep 2006 10:00 EST