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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ers that Schwarzenegger may not support a separate legislative crackdown. Lawmakers are proposing to prohibit the...ct (AB 32) and other tough air pollution controls, legislative leaders and some observers said. Witherspoon also accused Democratic legislative leaders of being ...

Child Car Seat Danger

... changes will need to be enacted by each state for legislative effect, Dr Zurynski said....

The Danger in Candy Cigarettes

... cigarette sales, US federal and all but one state legislative efforts at banning candy cigarettes have been unsuccessful (the one exception was later repealed). Ironically, it appears that the responsibility for restricting candy cigarette sales in the US has been left up to large national retailers such as the...

Sex Offender Honored Twice by Texan Lawmakers

...makers in 2006 and again in January of this year's legislative session, even though one legislator said he'd warned others about the physician's past sex offense after his first appearance. "I don't think anybody that's a convicted sex offender should have a medical license in Texas. Period," said Republican R...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

... upon the Scottish Executive to: 1. Utilise the legislative capabilities of the 2005 Licensing (Scotland) Act, to end deep discounting of alcohol for sale in off licences, supermarkets and other off sales outlets. Cheap drinks promotions which encourage people to buy more alcohol, particularly in supermarket...

US Lawmakers Considering Legislation to Restrict Payments by Drug Companies to Doctors

...ries of hearings on the issue, which could lead to legislative proposals to restrict and require disclosure of payments and gifts to doctors from drug companies nationwide. Several lawmakers on Capitol Hill have expressed interest in such legislation, including Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa. ...

Cabinet Approves Bill to Regulate Clinics, Hospitals

... Ranjan Dasmunsi. "The proposal would provide a legislative framework for the registration and regulation of clinical establishments," he said. "It would improve the quality of health care by prescribing minimum standards for such facilities." The legislation will enable the government to create and "set ...

Single Americans Vote Less, but Lean Towards Democrats: Study

...ed men voted 60-39 percent for Bush. In the 2006 legislative elections, single women voted for Democratic over Republican candidates by a 66-32 percent margin, similarly to single men who also favored the Democrats by a 62-36 percent margin. Married women in 2006 chose Republican candidates over Democrats by...

Hate Crimes Against Gays and Lesbians Rising in US

...pread." The study has added urgency to calls for legislative protection for such affected segments. Herek's findings were based on a survey he conducted in the fall of 2005 with a nationally representative sample of 662 self-identified gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. The study will be published in a future ...

Biotechnology Will Dominate The 21st Century

... strengthening the national capacity for effective legislative frame-work, operational mechanism, establishing bio-safety data base and supporting a network for research in the area of risk assessment and monitoring. The Committee Members appreciated the presentation on Bio-safety Regulation of Living Modified...

Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge

... of spending billions on inmate healthcare with no legislative control.In one episode, Sillen sparked substantial grumbling when he vowed to send U.S. marshals to the state treasury and seize whatever funds he needed to lift inmate care to constitutional standards. "It's obvious the delivery of care needs to i...

Avandia Could Increase Risk of Heart Attack, New Study

..."Regrettably it is incidents like this that demand legislative changes in the way FDA deals with drug safety. The Committee will address these dangerous shortcomings while writing legislation to reauthorize [prescription drug legislation]. Dingell and Waxman had already been alerted to the potential health ris...

Loss of Virginity Could Prove Traumatic If Relationship Falls Apart Subsequently

...one-size-fits-all approach. She was referring to legislative push for abstinence education as a way of combating depression among adolescents as a consequence of sex. Meier's study, "Adolescent First Sex and Subsequent Mental Health," will be published in the May issue of the American Journal of Sociology....

Another Statewide Organization Joins the Fight Against Assisted Suicide

...ther opponents have successfully defeated previous legislative attempts to legalize physician assisted suicide. Assembly Bill 374 is the latest attempt by assisted suicide advocates to legalize the practice in California. This bill is currently in the Assembly Appropriations Committee and opposed by the Califo...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

... has said it has in place comprehensive policy and legislative framework to address energy-environment issues. "Due care must be taken not to allow growth and development prospects in the developing world to be undermined or constrained," said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as he left for the Summit at the Bal...

Shocking Figures Of Britains Abused Elders Revealed

...onsider the case for putting adult protection on a legislative footing, like child protection. Charity Elder Abuse had launched a campaign in April calling for adult protection legislation. Says Lewis: This research gives us the first objective and scientific assessment of the prevalence of elder abuse. We no...

Britain’s Mental Health Scene Encouragin

...es are also proposed to push for more freedom in legislative issues regarding mental health. Professor Loius Appleby, current national director of the National Institute of Mental Health though agreeing that he was pleased by improvement shown, cautioned that areas of clinical practice needed to be streng...

Karnataka Wants to Make HIV Screening Mandatory for Couple Before Marriage

...lence exceeding that of the urban areas. In the legislative Assembly the same minister conceded that federal funds for AIDS prevention remained underutilized, by as much as 70 per cent, and promised to accelerate the program. Medical Education Minister V.S.Acharya told the Council that the Government had d...

Alberta's Mental Health Act Welcomed

...e bill would be ready for debate during the spring legislative session beginning this week. JYT...

Zimbabwe to Revive Human Organ Donation Programme

...international scrutiny, Zimbabwe will craft strong legislative laws to guard it from abuse, the New Ziana paper reported. Currently, patients requiring human organ donations have to go abroad as Zimbabwe does not have adequate and proper resources such as equipment and funds to conduct the operations. Source...

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