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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...ovide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and seniors. Dr. Dale completed the letters by commending each of the Congressm...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...ccidents, along with related alleged violations of federal law, were recently reported by the Sunshine Projec... did not immediately notify the CDC as required by federal law. Five days ago, the watchdog group reported that the exposure of three other Texas A&M workers...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...on. To date, Roche has filled orders from the U.S. federal government and states for 43.7 million Tamiflu treatment courses. "Roche continues to take steps to facilitate the use of antivirals in pandemic preparedness and response," said Dominick Iacuzio, Ph.D, medical director at Roche. "These lower dose c...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

The federal spending on nutrition education in US seems to hav... they're just accustomed to eating that way. The federal pilot program which offered fruits and vegetables to the children in school was unsuccessful because...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...gations. Pfizer denies the charges. The Nigerian federal government filed a similar lawsuit on June 4 in Abuja for almost seven billion dollars (5.2 billion euros) in damages against the US drug firm. But the government's case suffered an early setback on June 26 when the court rejected a request to allo...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...erns. So we wanted to help put the pressure on the federal government, and we think that's worked quite well thus far." Indeed, the dominoes have started falling across the country. Nine north-eastern states have committed to their own carbon trading scheme, and more than 400 mayors have pledged their ci...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...ger pollution regulations and a real plan from the federal and provincial governments to clean up the Lakes. The toxics can really add up, said Freeman. Fish from the supermarket, from the chip stand and from the Great Lakes all contain various concentrations of harmful contaminants, which all together ca...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...regrettable." Still, he added, he expected the federal government to review the screening process for migrants to Australia if necessary....

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...nient Truth" to heated Congressional debates about federal tax incentives for new alternative fuels, the issue of coal's place in supplying America's energy and fuel needs has taken on added importance in recent months. A research institute at the University of Kentucky, though, has been exploring ways to...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...ype of cancer and others are not. In Canada, the federal government announced in its March 2007 budget that $300 million over three years will be available to the provinces and territories in support of a national vaccination program. The Conservative government noted that when new vaccines become availabl...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

... Because the findings are similar to those in the federal database, says Dr. Morris, "This meant that they were representative nationally and that we could use this registry for future questions and it would reflect national trends." They also provide some direction for therapy, Dr. Morris says, enabling ...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

...der the Orphan Drug Act of January 1983 ("ODA"), a federal law concerning rare diseases ( or orphan diseases"), defined as diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the United States, prevailing in less than 5 per 10,000 in the community. Because medical research and development of drugs to treat s...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...e court last month unanimously upheld a decade-old federal law setting strict limits on advertising by tobacco companies in the name of safeguarding public health. The legislation had been challenged by three leading cigarette manufacturers: Imperial Tobacco, JTI Macdonald, and Rothmans Benson and Hedges. ...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...cy groups the United States still lacks consistent federal guidelines for newborn screening. Babies must be...ary to survive and lead healthy lives. The lack of federal guidelines makes it difficult for states to get support for needed legislation. In states that do ...

Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos

...n on asbestos . The society has rejected long-held federal policy on asbestos and asked it to stop the export...bestos. Despite the well-known health risks, the federal government has been a strong backer of asbestos. It has spent about $19.2-million from 1984 to 2007,...

Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test

...approvals from NAFDAC (Nigeria's drug agency), the federal ministry of health, Kano government and parents or...geria Ngozi Edozien told reporters. The Nigerian federal government and Kano state government have filed two separate suits against Pfizer, claiming around s...

Strategies for the Summer

...liters of water and swimming is not recommended by federal regulations and guidelines....

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...y groups, the United States still lacks consistent federal guidelines for newborn screening. Babies must be...ary to survive and lead healthy lives. The lack of federal guidelines makes it difficult for states to get support for needed legislation," she said. In stat...

Meth Users Involved in Violence, Sexual Risk-Taking: Study

...n eight U.S. cities that is supported primarily by federal and state research and program funds....

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

...al trials, Alzheimer's has not been a priority for federal funding. In fact, in recent years, the Alzheimer's...ciation has had to actively fight proposed cuts to federal funding of Alzheimer's research. According to Wessler, approximately 120,000 people in Massachuset...

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