Lifesaving: Webster's Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 38 pages
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Nonfiction Usage Presidential UsageA space station will permit quantum leaps in our research in science, communications, in metals, and in lifesaving medicines which could be manufactured only in space.ndash;Ronald Reagan, 1981-1989Lifesaving drugs are an indispensable part of modern medicine.ndash;Bill Clinton, 1993-2001Journalism UsageA U.S. - News: November 25, 2001 - Headline: Company Reports Cloning Human Embryo. Author: Barry Wood. Excerpt: Mr. West, a medical researcher, appeared on the NBC television program Meet the Press. He insisted that his company's objective is not human cloning but the creation of lifesaving therapies for diseases ranging from Parkinson's to juvenile diabetes.Africa - News: April 28, 2007 - Headline: Campaign Against Malaria Making Gains in Africa. Author: William Eagle. Excerpt: U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Michael L. Retzer, writing in an embassy news release, says a U.S. government program, The President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), has already helped provide lifesaving or treatment services -- including support for anti-malaria drugs, bednets, and indoor spraying -- to over six million people in Tanzania, Uganda and Angola. The U.S. effort -- which commits more than a billion dollars into the fight against malaria -- will eventually reach an additional 11 million people in up to 15 of the hardest-hit African countries.Africa's - News: January 15, 2007 - Headline: Groups Vow to Address Staggering Infant Mortality in Developing Countries. Author: Carol Pearson. Excerpt: The lifesaving techniques in this study can also be applied to infants elsewhere, such as China and India, countries with high newborn death rates.Anopheles - News: April 28, 2007 - Headline: Campaign Against Malaria Making Gains in Africa. Author: William Eagle. Excerpt: U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Michael L. Retzer, writing in an embassy news release, says a U.S. government program, The President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), has already helped provide lifesaving or treatment services - including support for anti-malaria drugs, bednets, and indoor spraying -- to over six million people in Tanzania, Uganda and Angola. The U.S. effort - which commits more than a billion dollars into the fight against malaria - will eventually reach an additional 11 million people in up to 15 of the hardest-hit African countries.Australia - News: January 24, 2007 - Headline: Australian Lifeguards Get a New Look. Author: Phil Mercer. Excerpt: For decades the bronzed, blond and blue-eyed lifesaver has been an Australian icon. Now the face of the Australian lifesaving is changing drastically, thanks to a concerted effort to broaden the membership base. In the wake of the Cronulla race riots in Sydney in December 2005 Muslims are being encouraged to join up. Muslim girls can wear specially designed outfits called burqini, a play on the words bikini and burqa. The outfit preserves modesty but is light enough to enable freedom to maneuver to rescue troubled bathers. Phil Mercer reports from Cronulla Beach. ... This lifesaving program is all about building bridges after that shocking time. ... Other beachgoers welcome the new lifesaving recruitment.Caribbean - News: May 27, 2003 - Headline: Activists Hope President's Rhetoric on Fighting AIDS Backed Up with Real Dollars. Excerpt: Sub-Saharan Africa, where 30 million people are infected with HIV - the virus that causes AIDS, has been especially hard hit by the disease. Cash-strapped African governments have been unable to pay for the lifesaving drug therapy that can prolong the lives of AIDS patients.Center for Global Development - News: April 8, 2005 - Headline: Group Urges Drug Companies to Make Vaccines for Poor Countries. Excerpt: A group of economists, public health experts, and lawyers has proposed a way to convince drug companies to develop lifesaving vaccines for poor countries, where market demand is weak and profits low. Their plan would obligate gov

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