Latest John Carlson Stories

2013-08-06 23:00:31

Zac’s Legacy Foundation event (http://www.zacslegacyfoundation.org), Rockin’ and Ridin’ Poker Run, will be held on August 24th in support of Colorado families battling childhood cancer. In the last ten years, $800,000 has been raised and given to families in need. Greeley, CO (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Zac’s Legacy Foundation is calling all motorcyclists from all over Colorado State to join them in their annual event. The Rockin’ and Ridin’ Poker Run will begin at 9 a.m. on...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoNova Network Services, Inc., the industry leader in managed broadband services for Telcos today announced John Carlson and David Walrod have joined NeoNova's Board of Directors. Carlson previously served as CEO of NeoNova and is President of the consulting firm System Change. Located in Andover, MA, System Change supports executives, VC's and private equity managers in improving performance and building high-valuation operating...

2010-05-13 08:39:32

Several barriers prevent minority children with ADHD from receiving the most effective treatments, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers. In the May issue of the Journal of Attention Disorders, the researchers argue schools and communities should do a better job of getting information to minority families about the combined benefit of medication and counseling for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. "ADHD has multiple causes and multiple treatment approaches...

2010-02-04 08:34:03

Yale study may lead to better traps, repellents Yale University researchers have found more than two dozen scent receptors in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes that detect compounds in human sweat, a finding that may help scientists to develop new ways to combat a disease that kills 1 million people annually. These olfactory receptors in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae offer scientists potential new targets for repelling, confusing or attracting into traps the mosquitoes that spread a disease...

2009-05-05 10:54:00

Webinar scheduled for May 21, 2009 will unveil how retailers perceive the trade planning process with their suppliers SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --DemandTec, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMAN), a leading provider of on-demand optimization solutions for retailers and consumer products manufacturers, today announced it will host a webinar entitled Trade Promotion Effectiveness: Retailer Perspectives and Manufacturer Implications on Thursday, May 21, 11:00 am PDT/2:00 pm EDT. The...

2008-12-23 09:16:28

Plants, genetically modified to ease the breaking down of their woody material, could be the key to a cheaper and greener way of making ethanol, according to researchers who add that the approach could also help turn agricultural waste into food for livestock. Lignin, a major component of woody plant material, is woven in with cellulose and provides plants with the strength to withstand strong gusts of wind and microbial attack. However, this protective barrier or "plastic wall" also makes it...

2008-09-28 03:00:10

By Skelly, Anne H Leeman, Jennifer; Carlson, John; Soward, April C M; Burns, Dorothy Purpose: Development of a conceptual model and description of its use to guide the content and format of a community-based intervention. Conceptual Model: We developed a symptom-focused model for type 2 diabetes for older African American women based on the UCSF symptom management model. Key concepts in this model are symptom experience, symptom management, and health outcomes. Methods: Review of...

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