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A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
The US senate
passed a break through energy bill. The bill proposes to raise gas mileage standards for the first time in 20 years and fund research n alternative energy sources. The government is advocating new measures to soothe growing public concern over rising...
US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices
...o the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. The senate
panel heard testimony that health- insurance agents tricked elderly customers into buying Medicare Advantage policies that they couldn't afford, cutting off access to their doctors. Agents also forged signatures, signed up the dead and enrolled menta...
More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance
...onents. Governor Chris Gregoire has moved the senate
to unanimously approve of a bill that would change the face of the state’s health system. The bill is expected to extend health insurance to 38, 000 children in Washington. According to the governor, this bill serves to extend the cover...
Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models
... Health Minister Elena Salgado said. The Spanish senate
had recommended measures to change the beauty ideal already in 1999, but the time was not yet ripe. In the meantime, the percentage of young Spanish women suffering from anorexia or bulimia has climbed from 1 to 4 percent of the total, according to...
New Jersey Decides to Support $500 M Stem Cell Research
...approval in the first two months of 2007. Both the senate
president as well as the state Governor Corzine’s ...sent. Mr Leonard Lance, the minority Leader of the senate
has voiced his doubts over the expenditure likely to be incurred. He has stated that the result may...
Cervical cancer vaccine to become mandatory
...n the U.S. in which, a bill passed by the Michigan senate
last month. The girls would be immunized before they become sexually active, to avoid the sexually transmitted virus. Gardasil offers protection against two types of human papilloma virus (HPV) that are responsible for 70% of all cervical cancers a...
Differently Wired and Gay – Are They Children of a Lesser God
...on should come from the people, not the courts.' A senate
meeting is on, to thrash the issue threadbare. Critics have been quick to label this as an important political agenda, and an opportune time to curry public favor. The rationale behind the ban extols marriage as an age-old sacred institution betwee...
Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"
...organic consumers association have stated that the senate
would soon be voting on this bill. They explained that the "National Uniformity for Food Act,' would lower the standards on food safety by upstaging the state food safety laws that are not 'identical' to federal law. Explaining that due to this contr...
Rhode Island legalizes use and possession of Marijuana
...eart of New England and the Rhode Island House and senate
has passed the bill giving permission to patients with cancer, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and other chronic // diseases the use and possession of Marijuana to ease pain in these patients. The new bill allows patients to have possession of Marijuana u...
US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans
...ency for marketing. The Republican controlled US senate
voted 60 to 37 to enact, such a moratorium, in an ...y Republican Senator Conrad Burns, also passed the senate
by a vote of 57 to 40. That version would allow the EPA to use third party human tests in licensing ...
Influence of Celebrities on Breast Cancer Awareness
...w York’s Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was dropped out of senate
race against Hillary Clinton after he was diagnosed of prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society, however, does not recommend screening for every man. It suggests that men be given information so that they can decide for themselves about screening...
Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
...esentatives. Only because he managed to win at the senate
did he save himself and his country further damage. He has been the center of many burning controversies throughout his term and his mid east peace efforts have always come unstuck and has embarrassed his loud secretary of state Madeline Albright mo...