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House heads for Medicare drug vote
The House headed for a historic vote
Friday night on a bill that would a prescription d... were still pressing wavering GOP conservatives to vote
for the bill, which carries a 10-year price tag of $395 billion. Conservatives have balked at the pr...
Senate assures ban on smoking
...obacco Free Massachusetts, an advocacy group. The vote
is a major victory for public health advocates who have devoted more than a decade to jousting with the tobacco industry over a prohibition that has swept cities and states across the country. Nearly 100 Massachusetts cities, including Boston, have a...
Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP
...ts roots, simply because it would antagonise their vote
bank. Says Health Minister Jaiveer Singh, "We cannot just think of eliminating pigs; after all, so many households are dependent on them. We live in a democratic country and everyone must have the freedom to earn his livelihood." But he added: "W...
US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans
... 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 decisions, within careful constraints. Unlike the Boxer amendment, it does not prohibit the EPA from conducting its own tests. A joint House Senate committee is...
Tainted doctor refused Saskatoon job
...lete the contract that expires next September. The vote
was 3 to 8. "At this point we don't owe him anything," Dr. Barry Maber, vice-president of physicians for the Health Region of Saskatoon told reporters. "He's paid up to date. The public has to feel confident that the credentialing process that is ...
Fear of Osama bin Laden cause for Bush victory
... psychological state of the voters which made them vote
in favor George W. Bush, which made him win over Senator Kerry. Researchers found that the people voted with their hearts and not used their brain as they were under psychological stress of fear. Source: Eurekalert....
Doctors Ask MPs To Protect Human Rights By Banning Smoking In Enclosed Public Spaces
...as urged all MPs in England to exercise their free vote
to ensure that smoking was banned in all enclosed public spaces. In a letter to all MP's, Dr Johnson said, “A partial ban on smoking in public place// disregards the human rights of workers and customers whose health will not be protected by the p...
Ventilation Systems Not Effective in Blocking Tobacco Smoke
...son, BMA's Head of Science and Ethics urged MPs to vote
for a total ban, "These released documents show th...inster will soon have the chance to use their free vote
to decide whether England will follow Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and go totally smokefree....
Doctors Threaten To Quit Over Abortion Drug
...arians and Senators of the country are expected to vote
on the issue in February 2006....
No Smoking Day Inspires Many to Kick the Butt
..., but the fact that there was such an overwhelming vote
to make public places smoke-free was the straw that finally broke the camel's back."...
Air Quality Study Leads to Widespread Support for Smoke Free Vote
...here is widespread support to the House of Commons vote
to impose a ban on smoking in all workplaces, including pubs and bars//. A team of researchers measured the air quality, using a portable monitor in 64 pubs across the north west of England, in areas where smoking was permitted. The study revealed ...
Competitive Advantage Are Attained In Which Freeloaders Are Punished
...nnot migrate between institutions, but instead can vote
on adopting alternative institutional modifications?" Henrich wrote....
NHS in the inquiry docks over hepatitis C infections
... narrowly voted for an inquiry by just one casting vote
from convener Roseanna Cunningham. Margaret Curr... the minister for parliamentary business, said the vote
was "inconsistent" with usual parliamentary procedures. Campaign claims that up to 3,500 people we...
Australian Government To Fund For A Stem cell Research Center
... Federal Parliament is likely to have a conscience vote
on the issue, as it did with the abortion pill RU486. Mr. Abbot stated that the interesting thing about adult stem cell research is that it doesn't raise the ethical problems that many people think is associated with embryonic stem cell research. Mr...
Quota System: Diverting Attention From The Real Problem
...elfish and unconcerned political class to create a vote
bank and help themselves. (Commentary by Bhamy V. Shenoy, an international oil expert, is a member of the India Development Coalition of America who is involved in several NGO projects in India. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org) Source:I...
Plan to Grade GPs Received a Lukewarm Response by BMA
...ting system // . They are asking the government to vote
in favor for the new scheme of grading but ministers and the British Medical Association were not very keen. According to this the surgeries were to be inspected by doctors, nurses and patients once in three years and awarded scores from one to three...
AMA Supports Tax Penalty for Uninsured Americans
... passing of the vote. While AMA officials said the vote
had been passed by a ‘large majority’ of its 544-member House of Delegates, a specific vote
count was not taken. Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies for the libertarian Cato In...
US Senate Approves Embryo-research Plan Despite President's Refusal
...Bush's first veto of his presidency.// The 63-37 vote
followed two days of debate that pitted the promis... as human life and oppose the measure. Tuesday's vote
was coloured by election-year politics and personal views that cut across party lines. The House of ...
Wide Support for Breast feeding
...eding. However opponents defeated the measure by a vote
of 7 to 6 claiming that this was not part of the city's core mission, and the council should not devote the city's limited resources to it. McCormick called the move unfortunate. She said, "I think they made a mistake and I hope they'll reconsider. I...
Bush Supports Restriction to ‘Morning–After’ Pll
...y charged issue, has delayed a Senate confirmation vote
on his nominee Andrew von Eschenbach to head the U.S Food and Drug Administration. Von Eschenbach, as acting FDA commissioner has supported nonprescription emergency contraception sales for adults which earned him the opposition of some conservati...