Brian McKnight's musical influence extends far beyond the recording studio, and he hopes the next generation of musicians will be able to say the same. For the active ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) member...Show More Summary
The National Audubon Society's 13th Annual Rachel Carson Award, the preeminent award for American women in Conservation will be given on May 17th at the Plaza in New York City. This year, three of the nation's most prominent champions...Show More Summary
A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com. “I said, ‘Somebody should do something about that.’ Then I realized I am somebody.” – Lily Tomlin Each day, family, work and extracurricular activities all compete for our attention. They are positive aspects of our lives but can be overwhelming at times. When legislative or […]
Our Geoarchaeology and Marine Geophysics technical managers Dave and Louise were out in Florida last month at the SAA (Society for American Archaeologists) 81st Annual Meeting in Orlando. They were meeting up with colleagues from across...Show More Summary
The Journal of the American Medical Society has an interesting article on the utilization of patient centered consumer driven decision support tools that are supposed to allow for people to choose cost-effiecient and effective treatments that they pay for with their deductible dollars. Show More Summary
by Ruth Cañas Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. The modern American holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother … Continue reading ?
Cigna says it is partnering with the American Society of Addiction Medicine to come up with an evidence-based approach to substance abuse treatment
“Confederate soldiers should be honored because they bravely fought to keep black people on American soil enslaved.” That above statement, while not openly uttered, summarizes the attitude of a certain segment of American society that is in love with symbols of America’s nadir, namely the war to preserve slavery, a.k.a the U.S. Civil War. Granted, [...]Show More Summary
In April we began a series of reviews on John Fea's recent book, The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society (Oxford University Press, 2016). The series contained two reviews, one review by Elesha Coffman and the other by Candy Gunther Brown. Show More Summary
BALTIMORE, MD - A research abstract to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found many products marketed as "first finger foods" for babies failed to meet American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations that they be small, soft and easy to swallow. read more
In a terrifying turn of events, many young women are now under the impression that they need to surgically modify their labia. In February of 2014, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reported that labiaplasty procedures had increased that year by 44 percent. Show More Summary
Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently learned that older women who are frail, and who have six or more chronic health conditions, are twice as likely to have a lower quality of life compared to women with less than three risk factors. read more
May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and this year the American Trauma Society is raising awareness about senior safety and falls with "Safe Steps for Seniors." The Stony Brook Trauma Center is taking steps to shed light on the matter to help prevent serious injuries from occurring.
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has named Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, FASN, as Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), effective January 1, 2017. He will serve a six-year term.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and radiation oncologists nationwide hailed today's introduction on Capitol Hill of federal legislation that would drive alternative payment models, protect patients and reduce Medicare costs by closing a costly loophole in the physician self-referral law.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) presented the following awards during its 25th Annual Meeting held April 15-20, 2016 at the Sheraton Dallas (Downtown) Hotel.
Claire Chu Society, China, United States Beijing's information warfare might soon face an American answer. The Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016 (S.2692) was introduced in the Senate on March 16, and has since been read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Show More Summary
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, has unveiled its annual ranking of the top 25 analytical and life sciences instrumentation companies of 2015. The rankings, based on sales, remained largely unchanged from the previous year. Show More Summary
A green streak of light that briefly lit up the Southern California sky Tuesday night had people wondering what they had seen. The American Meteor Society had 68 reports of the fireball that was spotted blazing across the sky at 9:39 p.m. Sightings were recorded in San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange...
In 1816, a group of politicians, clergymen and antislavery activists founded the American Colonization Society (ACS), a charity to encourage the resettlement of African-Americans in West Africa. The following is an excerpt from the new book Bind Us Apart by Nicholas Guyatt (Basic Books, 2016): Edward Coles had a lot on his mind. Show More Summary