What You Should Do and Know About the Flu

With all the publicity about so-called “swine” flu, one of the best things anyone can do is be armed with the facts. EDWARDSVILLE, IL, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) has compiled information from a variety of sources in order to help its members, and the public at large, to know (1) precisely what they are facing and (2) what they should do about it. First, some statistics: In the U.S., an estimated 25-50 million cases of the flu are reported each year — leading to 150,000 hospitalizations and 30,000-40,000 deaths yearly. Worldwide, […]

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Energy ETFs Turn In Mixed Performance, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 8, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte , recently noted: The U.S. Oil Fund (NYSE: USO) and Oil Service HOLDRS Trust (NYSE: OIH) are not quite in sync, raising questions about whats next for oil prices. Duarte added: Crude oil looks headed for $60 in the near term, as U.S. gasoline supplies have begun to shrink. This is both a function of decreased production and rising demand. In other words, it looks as if the inflection point in supply and demand has been reached. Thats good if your bullish on oil, which we are. The next question is where you […]

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GE Makes Multi-billion Dollar Commitment To Better Care Worldwide

May 8, 2009 (FinancialWire) General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) said it will invest $6 billion over six years to develop and manufacture more low-cost healthcare solutions for Canada and the world. Foreign visitors can review visitors health insurance for protecting their risks Called healthymagination, the global, multi-billion dollar business strategy includes a $3 billion investment for 100 innovations that lower cost, increase access and improve quality; $2 billion to finance IT and access in rural and underserved areas; $1 billion for partnerships, content and services. GE will work with partners to address four critical healthcare needs to start: low-cost technology; […]

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Russian Clinical Trials Market Set to Boom

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 09, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – With the availability of the well-qualified and highly competent medical staff at lower costs and the government initiatives to encourage investments in the clinical trials market, the Russian Clinical Trials Market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of around 8.5% during 2009-2012, says our new research report Clinical Trials Market in Russia. According to our report, foreign pharmaceutical players are showing keen interest in conducting clinical trials in Russia. Apart from that, the government’s well-laid collaboration projects with other healthcare players such as health-insurers and drug makers encouraged the Russian […]

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Younger Parkinson’s Patients Get Website and New Book

Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. SPRINGFIELD, GA, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. But it’s estimated that fewer than twenty percent of people with Parkinson’s are diagnosed before the age of fifty, and even fewer before the age of forty. Now, new efforts are being made to reach out to these young-onset patients and the young children they often care for. The American Parkinson’s Disease Association recently launched […]

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The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS) Named One of Utah’s Best Places to Work, Wins Coveted Award for Workplace Excellence

MGIS is honored as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work” while celebrating its 40th anniversary SALT LAKE CITY, UT, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — MGIS is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the winning companies for the prestigious Utah Work/Life Award, therefore being named as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work”. Presented by Utah’s Department of Workforce services, the Utah Work/Life Award recognizes and honors companies that create an exceptional workplace by effectively addressing employee work/life needs and striving to create and maintain a culture of equity and opportunity. “Utah is known for […]

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Common information for Schengen Visa Applicants

If you intend to transit through or visit several Schengen states (Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway) for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes you have to obtain your Schengen visa from the Consulate of the country of your main destination. If your main destination cannot be ascertained, the country you first enter is responsible for granting your visa.Schengen visas for stays over 90 days are not available. It must be noted that the border authorities are entitled to examine whether, at the time of entry, the […]

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What are the documents required while applying for the Schengen visa?

2 application forms (completely filled in) with photograph. Valid passport (validity must extend until at least 3 months after the end of the planned journey). Copy of itinerary with confirmed reservation, airline ticket to be presented prior to issuance of visa. Proof of sufficient means of support e.g. bank statements, proof of income or an invitation letter and sponsorship declaration from your relatives / friends in a Schengen country. Letter from your company giving details about your business trip. Proof of health insurance cover for your stay in the Schengen area to be presented prior to issuance of visa. Visa […]

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What are the different types of Schengen visa?

Transit visa: This visa allows you to pass through one or more Schengen member states on your way to a country outside the Schengen space. This visa can be valid for up to 5 days.Validity: 1 to 5 days Number of entries authorized: 1 or 2 Airport transit visa: This visa allows you to transit through the international zone of a French airport with no access to the Schengen space, before flying on to your final destination. Short stay Schengen visa: This visa allows you to travel freely within the Schengen Space, including France, and spend a maximum of 90 […]

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