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

Washington -- In a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Wa...lth Subcommittee, Committee on Ways and Means. The letter also was sent to Representatives John D. Dingell, chair, and Frank Pallone, Jr., chair of the Health...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

...lame, the author wrote. When Caroline received a letter from her grand mom, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, who wrote to her reprimanding her for hookah addiction, Jackie O did not react much. But, she cancelled her daughters credit card when she found that Caroline had purchased barbecued spareribs from Mr Ch...

Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

A love letter from Napoleon Bonaparte to his future wife Josephi... more than five times the pre-sale estimate. The letter from the future French leader fetched 276,000 pounds (409,000 euros, 557,000 dollars) at the Christi...

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...say. The findings are published on Thursday in a letter to Nature, the British science journal, by a team led by Mart Saarma of the University of Finland. Parkinson's causes uncontrollable shaking, along with impaired speech and movement. In approximately one third of cases it also results in dementia. ...

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

... teenage girls not women. In June, congress sent a letter to the editors of 11 major magazines, from Glamour to Cosmopolitan, requesting them to stop running the ads for the cigarettes. Aggressive efforts to battle current marketing efforts and litigation from the tobacco industry are vital to keep the be...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

...Roger Mahony recently told parishioners in an open letter that the archdiocese was selling its high-rise administrative building and considering the sale of about 50 other nonessential church properties to raise funds for a settlement. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge overseeing the cases recentl...

China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users

... some local authorities had been complicit in. A letter posted on the Internet by 400 parents of children working as slaves in brickyards was the trigger for the national press to finally report on the scandal that some rights groups say had been happening for years. President Hu Jintao called in Januar...

U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance

...unding increase the House is contemplating. In a letter to the Senate panel, Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt warned that the legislation would "dramatically shift costs to the federal government and increase the number of individuals who become dependent on government programs for health ...

Around the World in 86 Days ... on Motorbike With Double-hand Transplant

Thirteen years ago, he lost both hands in a letter bomb explosion. Now the Austrian police officer to... Vienna mayor Helmut Zilk who lost an arm due to a letter bomb, is also expected to come out in October, on the 10th anniversary of the bomber's arrest....

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

... and ``appalling'' lapses in patient care. In a letter to the Medicare agency, Senator Max Baucus, said he was concerned about the quality of care being delivered at the hospital. In the last 3 1/2 years, King-Harbor has made significant changes, including closing its once-busy trauma center, disciplinin...

Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies

...a said. The local US Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Arroyo calling on her to re-examine the advertising restrictions or risk the country's "reputation as a stable and viable destination for investment." Research has shown that babies given breast milk develop fewer respiratory and intestinal dis...

Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys

...ent (PWD) Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya urged in a letter to Manmohan Singh that the import and sale of products like sex toys be banned. "The Madhya Pradesh government stresses yoga shiksha (yoga education) instead of the centre's yon shiksha (sex education). There is an urgent need to rise above party ...

FDA Approves INTUNIV (guanfacine) for the Treatment of ADHD

...announced today that it has received an approvable letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...e to the agency's request. "The FDA's approvable letter for INTUNIV is positive news, and Shire will be working closely with the agency to address its quest...

California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital

...at could take a year. And the state suggested in a letter to county health director Bruce Chernof today that it could rescind its action if the hospital was able to show that it met state and federal standards. "We're really worried that the people will think the hospital closes tomorrow," said Sandra She...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...be. Rather, the stranger is given a congratulatory letter if they refuse to purchase alcohol or, if they make the purchase, a reminder of the law and their civic responsibility. Educational programs might also work, although it seems probable that most adults already know that buying alcohol for youth is ...

Permanent Make Up can Cause Disfigurement

...sue of the New England Journal of Medicine. In a letter appearing in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine, Masja Straetemans of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and her colleagues described allergic reactions from the cosmetics. To assess how long the disfigurement lasted, Mas...

Anti-osteoporosis Drugs Could Result in Irregular Heart Rhythm, New Study

...d by an estimated 1.8 million American women. In a letter to the medical journal, Cummings reported evidence of the heart problem found in a recent review of a 1997 Merck-sponsored study of postmenopausal women on Fosamax. There appeared to be 50 percent more risk of the serious heart rhythm in women who ...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

...nally they have appealed for mercy death. "In my letter to the President of India, prime minister and Oris...Collector N.K. Burma admitted that a copy of their letter had reached his office. "I had not come across their plea earlier. Now I will definitely go accord...

Once-a-year Drug Reduces Fractures from Osteoporosis

...mined. The May 3 issue of "NEJM" also includes a letter regarding a separate study on a different drug in the bisphosphonate family, which showed a similar, but not statistically significant, increased risk of atrial fibrillation. That study also was conducted by the UCSF group. As was expected, there w...

Disabled Orissa Brothers Lives Saved by Timely Intervention

...cal leaders did anything for his family. "In my letter to the President of India, prime minister and Orissa chief minister, I have urged them to take responsibility for my sons or else allow us to end our lives," Hakimuddin had said. Meanwhile, his sons have been given shelter by a voluntary organisati...

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