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Senate assures ban on smoking

...r of scrapping the Sunday liquor law argued it was unfair to restrict liquor stores when other retailers were allowed to operate on Sundays. They predict that ending the prohibition will increase the state's annual sales tax revenue by about $1.8 million. But many Massachusetts mom-and-pop liquor store own...

Doctors unhappy with insurer’s ratings proposa

... physician-rating program is not error-free and is unfair at best. They say that the idea is good, but opine that in the drive to save costs, patients' health could be adversely affected. As healthcare costs spiral northwards, patients want to see the track records of their physician as regards quality and ...

Men Are More Vengeful Than Women

...r two played a fair game. The actors who played an unfair game were disliked by both the female and male vol...ed the actors who were perceived to have played an unfair game. After the game, the actors were subjected to mild electric shocks, and the and it was found th...

Kellogg Warned Against Its Marketing Strategies

...f a consumer group which feels that they are using unfair marketing practices aimed at kids.In fact they are contemplating suing the company and Viacom that runs Nickelodeon channel as well. //According to the group, letters had been sent to Kellogg and Viacom saying it would settle for a commitment from th...

New law to protect traditional knowledge

...existing IP rules is closely related to the law of unfair competition, and associated contractual mechanisms. This would provide the best legal protection for the traditional knowledge of indigenous people. But minor modification should be done to protect the genetic resources of the developing countries...

Work Permit Required For Indian Doctors in Britain

...t this unjust shift which speaks volumes about the unfair way in which the immigration system operates in the UK and the high personal cost this has for individuals". (Source:IANS)...

Sexy Images and Lingerie Challenge A Man’s Decision Making Skill

...ing to play a financial game more likely to accept unfair offers. Furthermore, this effect was more pronounc...ed to alluring images were more likely to accept a unfair offer compared to their counterparts. Additionally, the length of the men's index finger to their ...

NHS Medics at the Receiving End

...ds of the NHS, but what the government is doing is unfair on the doctors who are already here." ...

Nurses Required to Wear Masks or Get Their Flu Shots

.... The NLRB has termed the latest requirement as an unfair labor practice. A hearing in this matter has been set for June 8 before an NLRB administrative-law judge. In late 2004 nurses were compelled to be vaccinated against flu or face job loss. Those unable to take the shots either for medical or relig...

Drinking water in America not all that safe: says report

... and destruction," Bermudez said. 'That imposes an unfair burden on drinking water providers, and ultimately ratepayers, who must treat dirtier water to provide the public with safe drinking water.Therefore , they urge some serious action and urgent measures...

Doctors Who Were On Strike To Receive No Pay

...he salaries.’ The doctors have called the action unfair saying the SC had assured that no action would be taken against them. Ramadoss said that the apex court had said that the doctors should not be punished, and that not giving the salaries was not a punishment. Stating that it’s not a punitive action, ...

Parking is a worse pain than disease in hospitals

...These regional variations are shocking and grossly unfair - cancer patients in Scotland and the South West can pay almost double the costs. Missing an appointment is not an option for cancer patients - they have no choice but to pay for travel and parking, which amounts to a stealth tax on illness," said Ma...

Cancer Patients Discriminated Against By Insurance Industry

...ncerbackup has said that the insurance industry is unfair in dealing with people suffering from cancer. Patients are being denied// travel insurance or are being asked to pay higher premiums even when they can prove they are disease free. A survey conducted by the charity found that 90 percent of cancer s...

Kerala MP Vows to Fight Clause in New Education Bill

...lf Daily News newspaper, described the new bill as unfair and said he would fight it. He was in Bahrain to attend a memorial meeting marking the first death anniversary of Kerala's former chief minister P.K. Vasudevan Nair. The Kerala Professional Colleges/Institutions (Prohibition of Capitation Fee, Re...

British Doctors Hold Talks to end Impasse of Indian doctors

...r doctors qualified outside the UK and the EEA was unfair and unjust. It has also argued that the department of health guidelines on interpretation of the immigration rules, on doctors with leave to remain in the UK under the Highly Skilled Migrants Programme, were discriminatory and unreasonable. In t...

Studying Risk Factors for Heart disease

...owed that for this reason the Framingham score was unfair to those people in the population at greatest risk of heart disease.' SAV...

'Gender-Benders': Sports and Sex Determination

...s, who accuse these tests to be gender- biased and unfair to women born with rare genetic abnormalities and who have sexual developmental deficiencies involving the gonads and the external genitalia. Several others opine that these tests are inaccurate, besides being insensitive and humiliating. The sex det...

Charity To Cancer Patient’s Rescu

...Monteverde from the charity said that it is highly unfair to charge these patients as it causes a huge financial burden on them. According to Macmillan's research, there is loss of income or increase of cost due to the diagnosis of cancer in nine out of 10 cancer patient’s households. Prescription drugs c...

Health Secretary Apologizes For Failed Online Recruitment System

... proposed idea of one job interview per doctor was unfair as many of them had been offered more. The complaints against the online recruitment system include the forms being badly worded, not asking pertinent questions, not allowing applicants to set out relevant qualifications and experience, and having...

HIV Experts Criticize Australian PM's Suggestion for Ban on Entry of HIV-infected

...re rejected on the grounds that they could pose an unfair burden on the public health system. "It's very tight already," Baxter said. Dr. Chris Lemoh, an infectious disease specialist who is working on a doctorate on the spread of AIDS among African immigrants in Victoria, said excluding people with HIV s...

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