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Tenet Nurses, Healthcare Workers Take Action to Protest Sick Leave Cuts

OAKLAND, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses and hospital workers who provide care at hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation organized an unprecedented national protest today against attempts to cut their access to sick leave. Tenet healthcare workers...

Doctors Join Patients to Protest at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties July 17; Thousands Join in Nationwide Event

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We'll quit before we practice government medicine" will be the message of thousands of doctors at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties on July 17. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons is joining the Tea Party Patriots to ...

TriServ Likely to Protest Decision

ATLANTA, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense has selected United Health Military & Veterans Services, LLC to serve as the TRICARE provider for the South Region. This decision comes at the completion of a process that has gone on for well over a year. (Logo: http...

The Pill Kills Women: Largest Protest Against Birth Control Pill

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory is being issued by the American Life League: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) WHAT: American Life League's "The Pill Kills Women" WHEN : Thursday, June 4, 10 a.m. WH...

Thousands Gather in Downtown Los Angeles to Protest Drastic Cuts to State's Homecare Program

Crowd sends a clear message to the Governor and Legislators that these cuts must be stopped as they will put lives at risk! LOS ANGELES, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 homecare providers, care recipients, disability and senior advocates joined other concerned Californians today in a r...

Security Officers Who Guard Kaiser Hospitals Protest Lack of Access to Affordable Healthcare

Security officers wear surgical masks and hold signs that say, "Swine Flu is even more scary when you don't have affordable health insurance" HAYWARD, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Security officers who guard Kaiser Permanente facilities donned surgical masks and held signs in ...

White House Protest Denouncing Obama's Speech at Notre Dame and Proposed Change in Abortion Conscience Regs.

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Wednesday, April 1, at 12:00 noon, D.C. area Pro-life leaders and activists will gather at Lafayette Park to protest the change in HHS regs regarding conscience for ...

Food & Water Watch and International Coalition Members to Protest World Water Forum in Istanbul

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wenonah Hauter of Food & Water Watch, an international consumer advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., along with Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians and the Blue Planet Project and representatives of the Latin American network Red...

ValueOptions(R) New Mexico Files Formal Protest of Award of New Mexico Behavioral Health Contract to United

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R) New Mexico, Inc., today filed a formal protest and requested a stay of procurement for the State of New Mexico's managed behavioral health care contract RFP 09-630-7903-0001, which was recently signed with UnitedHealth/Optum following a com...

Hundreds of RNs to Protest CPMC Friday

Only CPMC and St. Luke's Remain Without Contracts Among Sutter Facilities, Undermining Patient Safety SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of RNs in scrubs will protest Friday outside the offices of California Pacific Medical Center over the chain's refusal to ...

Top Insurance Expert Calls on 144,000 Holders of Long-Term Care Polices to Protest an Eleventh Hour Conseco Trust

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Conseco, an Indiana based insurance company, without notice to policyholders has decided to move 144,000 Long-Term Care policies into a Trust that could financial ruin senior citizens, says Frank N. Darras, the nation's leading disability and Long-Term...

Community Leaders to Protest Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Community leaders will protest a public meeting at which CRA-LA Board members will decide the fate of a redevelopment project that involves the role of a non-profit organization with a history of misusing public funds and a gift of public money to the Regenc...

Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Salinas

Windsor Healthcare Faced with 360 Health & Safety Violations SALINAS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nursing home workers at Windsor Skyline Care Center and Windsor Ridge Care Center will hold a joint demonstration Tuesday asking their employer to make needed improvements in resi...

Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Fremont

Windsor Healthcare Faced with 360 Health & Safety Violations FREMONT, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nursing home workers at Country Drive Care Center and Windsor Park Care Center will hold a joint demonstration Tuesday asking their employer to make needed improvements in residen...

Caregivers Protest Statewide to Stop Daughters of Charity From Silencing the Voice of Caregivers & Threatening Patient Care

LOS ANGELES, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers of the Daughters of Charity Health System (DOCHS) held demonstrations today - at five separate locations - in a statewide protest of the health system's attempt to undermine important patient care protections. The simultaneous demonstratio...

Nurses, Doctors, Patients to Protest Health Insurers on National Day of Action - June 19th

Thousands in San Francisco and Around Country Will Demand Guaranteed Healthcare Now New Event Added - Mayor Newsom to Sign HR 676 Resolution - 10 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Marching with pictures of patients who have been denied care by the heal...

Home Care Workers, Seniors, Disabled From Across Massachusetts to Protest Poverty Wages, Lack of Health Insurance, Wednesday, June 18 at Office of Governor Deval Patrick

Home care crisis escalates as state continues to reject appeal for health insurance and meaningful wage increase for caregivers of seniors, disabled "The change we need recognizes health as a public good. All people should have health care that they can count on and afford." - Deval Patric...

More Than 13,000 Home Healthcare Workers, Clients Protest Governor's Cuts

Union Members Gather to Call, Write Letters to Schwarzenegger Expressing Outrage SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented number of home healthcare workers rallied Saturday to protest Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed cuts to their h...

Nurses, Doctors, Patients to Protest Health Insurers at National Day of Action - June 19th

Thousands in San Francisco and Around Country Will Demand Guaranteed Healthcare Now SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Asking what a life is worth, thousands of Americans will gather in San Francisco and 18 other cities this June 19th to protest health insuran...

Caregivers Protest Foley & Lardner's Union Busting & Intimidation

Call Upon St. Joseph Health System to Use Valuable Patient Care Resources in Manner True to Their Mission LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Healthcare workers from Los Angeles and Orange Counties demonstrated in front of the law offices of Foley & Lardner, LLP on Th...

More Than 13,000 Home Healthcare Workers Protest Governor's Budget Cuts

Union members gather to call, write letters to Schwarzenegger expressing their outrage SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented number of home healthcare workers will rally to protest Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed cuts to their hours of service, wages and ben...

ALL vs. NOW: Pill Protest Heating Up

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As pro-lifers across the nation prepare to protest the birth control pill this Saturday, June 7, the National Organization for Women (NOW) seeks supporters for counter-protests. "The pill can kill preborn babies, which is why American Life League...

Crowd Rallies to Protest Hospital Cuts

TRENTON, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 hospital employees, patients and others concerned about the future of health care in New Jersey converged on the State House today in the "Care Today, Gone Tomorrow" rally to restore deep funding cuts to hospitals and nursing hom...

FDA Says, 'Wait' To Dying Men; Coast-To-Coast Prostate Cancer Demonstrations on May 30th in Protest of FDA Failure to Approve Safe, Effective Immunotherapy

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 30, 2008, CareToLive will take to the streets with coast-to-coast protests in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Madison, Atlanta, Seattle, Dearborn, and Tampa. Joining us will be the Cancer Cure Coalition, the Abigail Alliance, A Right To L...

'Care Today, Gone Tomorrow:' Hospital Advocates Plan State House Rally May 12 to Protest Healthcare Cuts

PRINCETON, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital and healthcare advocates from across the state will converge on the State House May 12 to protest the nearly $300 million in healthcare cuts proposed in Gov. Corzine's 2009 state budget plan. ...

Men's Health Policy Center Hosts Petition to Protest Government Barrier to Prostate Cancer Medications

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Men's Health Policy Center, a new resource center affiliated with the Men's Health Network (MHN), announced today that they are hosting an online petition urging Congress to end a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) practice that...

Transplant Societies Protest FDA Policy in American Journal of Transplantation

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an Open Letter to the Federal Drug Administrations (FDA), which appears in the April issue of the American Journal of Transplantation (AJT), the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons ...

RNs, Family Protest Denial of Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse

Nurses' Campaign Floods Blue Cross with Message: Save Our Colleague COSTA MESA, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses, family, and concerned community members will protest Blue Cross of California in support of 46-year-old Kim Kutcher, RN, as she battles Blue Cross and its decisi...

Nurses Protest Violent Tactics Against Picketers

Sunday Car Fire Sabotage Is Latest Attack on Striking Nurses BECKLEY, W.Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nearly 700 striking nurses at Appalachian Regional Health Care (ARH), represented by the Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Associations/United American Nurses, AFL-CIO, are spe...

Major Protest On Saturday Against Fringe Therapists Who Claim to 'Cure' Gays

DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Truth Wins Out: What: The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) will hold its annual meeting at the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport Marriott on October 27. The group claims there "are no gay...

October 18 Rally - San Antonio - to Protest Attack on Medical Benefits By AT&T Corporation

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CWA District 6 will hold a rally on Thursday, October 18, 2007, at 12 Noon What: Rally for AT&T Employee Medical Benefits When: October 18, 2007 Where: 175 E Houston St., San Antonio, Texas 78205 Time: 12 Noon CWA members have failed ...

Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea

South Korean health campaigners Friday criticised three university hospitals for accepting more than one million dollars from a US tobacco giant for research into smoking. Philip Morris International is conducting the research simultaneously in South Korea and Japan, said Jang In-Jin, a ph...

Teachers in Lucknow Protest Against New Book on Sex Education

School teachers in Lucknow have reacted strongly against a new syllabus book incorporating sex education, by burning its copies . The protest comes even as the State Government issued an order asking the books be recalled, until the 'offensive' portions are amended, following earlier protes...

Kerala Opposition's Unique Protest Over Fever Deaths

Thiruvananthapuram, Members of the Congress-led opposition in Kerala Tuesday remained glued to their seats in the assembly even after it was adjourned - to protest against a raging fever that has killed 76 people. "We are prepared to sit through the entire proceedings for the day. Our only...

Bidi Workers Protest Against Using Skull and Crossbones Sign on Packets

Bidi, that quintessentially Indian puff, has become a victim of politics, with thousands of bidi workers in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu going on strike. About one million workers rolling bidis, nicotine wrapped in leaf, from Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari districts began a...

Students Protest Against Introduction of Sex Education in Schools

Young students from schools and colleges staged protest here on Friday against Government's proposal to introduce sex education in school. Moves to bring sex out of the closet have kicked up a morality debate between educators who say sex education will reduce number of HIV cases, and crit...

Bengal Junior Medicos Strike Work to Protest Violence

The strike by the junior doctors of two state-run medical college hospitals in West Bengal entered its second day Monday, leaving many patients a harried lot . The house staff and interns of the Chittaranjan National Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata had ceased work protesting a mob f...

Muslim Organization Protest Against Sex Education in Schools

A Muslim organization is protesting against a government plan to introduce sex education in Jharkhand schools.// The human resource development ministry's proposal to begin sex education for Class 6-12 students from June has evoked the ire of the Islamic Students Organization of India (ISOI)....

Animal Lovers Protest Brutal Dog Killings

New Delhi: The recent reports of stray dogs in metropolitan cities killing small children and following this the killings of these animals has brought out protests from hundreds of animal lovers. // Recently it was reported that a six-month-old baby was mauled by stray dogs in Hyderabad. Author...

The ‘depressed’ Protest Against ‘Delusional Calgara’

The term delusional was removed and the name was shortened as Calgaria. But this has failed to soothe advocates who feel that the content and presentation// continue to insult those afflicted by mental sickness. “I realize they were just trying to be light-hearted about this, but those of us ...
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