The Therapeutic Use of Radon: A Biomedical Treatment in Europe; An "Alternative" Remedy in the United States
- Public Policy Mediation. Bellman, Howard S.; Podziba, Susan L. // Dispute Resolution;Winter2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p14
The article describes the practice of public policy mediation in the U.S. across a range of concerns including agriculture, environment protection and healthcare. It discusses active participation in all types of mediation including negotiated rulemaking wherein regulations are formulated by the...
- Finding the perfect spa. Morrow, Shelly; Daily, Laura // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p53
Presents considerations when choosing a spa for arthritis-afflicted people. Includes spa style; Availability of specific programs for guests with arthritis; Cost of the total package; Treatments offered.
- A Day at the Spa. Edwards, Tamala M.; Harrison, Laird // Time;10/18/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 16, p84
Discusses the growing trends in the number of day spas and spa products offered. Statistics on the trend; Response by insurance companies and corporations to the trend; Examples of spas; Discussion of the effect of spas.
- Missed Opportunities for Depression Screening in Patients with Arthritis in the United States. Margaretten, Mary E.; Katz, Patricia; Schmajuk, Gabriela; Yelin, Edward // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1637
BACKGROUND: Arthritis affects 20Â % of the adult US population and is associated with comorbid depression. Depression screening guidelines have been endorsed for high-risk groups, including persons with arthritis, in the hopes that screening will increase recognition and use of appropriate...
- ANALYSIS. Štrba, Ondřej // Czech Business & Trade;2009 Supplement, Issue 3/4, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including an article on the use of radon as a treatment method, the application of beer brewing in the spa industry, and an article on the education of spa physicians.
- Proposed Rules: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;5/2/2014, Vol. 79 Issue 85, p25388
The article presents a proposed rule issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It states that the Agency proposes to amend certain portions of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for radon emissions from operating uranium mill. It announces that...
- Offering Institutional Insight to Government's Leaders. Posner, Paul // Public Manager;Winter2012, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p33
The article offers information on the challenges faced by national leaders as they assume the reigns in the U.S. in 2013. It mentions that an increasing range of responsibilities have burdened by government, bringing in their anticipations of Americans whose livelihoods are impacted by the...
- Increased Risk for Small Cell Lung Cancer Following Residential Exposure to Low-dose Radon: A Pilot Study. Biberman, Roni; Lusky, Ayala; Schlesinger, Tuvia; Margaloit, Menahem; Neeman, Ehud; Modan, Baruch // Archives of Environmental Health;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 48 Issue 4
Examines the implication of low-dose radon exposure to increase the risk of small cell lung cancer in Israel. Effect of the length of radon exposure on lung cancer causation; Variables considered in accordance with radon exposure; Statistical differences attributed to difference in smoking...
- Millions ignore cancer risk from radon. Charles, Dan; Dickson, David; Lewin, Roger; Pain, Stephanie // New Scientist;3/2/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1758, p18
Reports that health officials in the U.S. want to convince more people in 1991 to take seriously the risks posed by radon. Emergence of radon as a cause of cancer second to smoking; Description and definition of what radon is; Reasons why people refuse to acknowledge the cancer-causing risks...