Federal Appeals Court Protects California Home Care Pay
SEIU deals Governor's wage cuts for home care workers one more legal blow
OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California home care recipients, care providers and their union, SEIU, are hailing another legal victory in their campaign to prevent the Schwarzenegger Adm...
Cosmetic surgery appeals to men, women with appearance-based rejection sensitivity
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Researchers have found that men and women who feel sensitive to rejection based on their physical appearance are more likely to express interest in having cosmetic surgery than those who are less sensitive to appearance-based rejection. This effect is particularly true when peop...
Congress Appeals to Obama Administration, Thailand: Stop Hmong Returns to Laos
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Congressional letter to Secretary of State Clinton regarding the Lao-Hmong refugee crisis in Thailand and Laos was sent today by 31 Members of Congress, as more cosigned the letter prior to transmittal.
"First, we ask you to directly urg...
UNICEF Appeals for Funding to Urgently Assist Displaced Children and Women in Northwest Pakistan
NEW YORK and ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF has appealed for an additional $41.4 million to provide urgent assistance to people displaced by fighting in northwest Pakistan. Over half of the displaced are children. UNICEF Pakistan has now almost exhausted its contin...
LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception
WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the US Court of Appeals' decision on Friday upholding the 2006 ruling that found tobacco companies guilty of fraud and lying about the dangers and addictiveness of smoking.
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms 2006 Lower Court Ruling That Tobacco Companies Committed Fraud for Five Decades and Lied About the Dangers of Smoking
WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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Today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the District of Columbia unan...
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules That Smith & Nephew Does Not Infringe KCI Patents
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit upheld a trial court judgment that the gauze-based Versatile 1 negative pressure wound the...
PreMD Appeals American Stock Exchange Delisting Notification
TORONTO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Predictive medicine company
PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; Amex: PME) today announced that it will appeal the
recent decision made by American Stock Exchange (the "AMEX") to delist its
stock on the Exchange. During the appeal determination process, the
Los Angeles Based Operation USA Appeals for Funds to Aid in Myanmar (Burmese) Cyclone Disaster (Updated)
LOS ANGELES, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based Operation USA has
deployed staff already stationed in Asia to assess the needs of what is now
an estimated 7 million people affected by the recent cyclone which
destroyed or devastated wide swaths of Myanmar (aka Burma), especially in
PCMA: Court of Appeals Upholds Challenge to D.C.'s PBM Fiduciary-Disclosure Law
WASHINGTON , April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Court of
Appeals for the District of Columbia, in a unanimous 3-judge decision,
today issued an opinion supporting the position of the Pharmaceutical Care
Management Association (PCMA) and holding that it is entitled to renew its
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WHO suspends Marburg work, appeals for new funds
As of 7 April, 205 cases of Marburg haemorrhagic fever have been reported in Angola. Of these, 180 have died. Zaire Province has reported its first 6 cases, bringing the number of affected provinces to seven, all concentrated in the north-western part of the country.
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'Women in Science' fellowship to fund postdoc's study of deep-sea methane
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US Patent Office rejects company's claim for bean commonly grown by Latin American farmers
...ppeal through the USPTO, and in accordance with USPTO rules, the patent remained in force while the appeal was being considered by the Board of Patent appeals
and Interferences (BPAI). Proctor can still appeal the USPTO decision in the US federal courts, all the way to the Supreme Court venue, a costly move;...
Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run
...and viability of natural populations should be used as the benchmark for ESA status determinations. That ruling has been appealed to the U.S. Court of appeals
for the Ninth Circuit.
"The agency's policy on counting hatchery fish has flip-flopped as a result of these different legal decisions," Grimes sai...
There is powerful evidence of evolution in human DNA
...banks confronts the supposed dichotomy between evolution and religion, arguing that both science and religion are complementary ways to seek truth. He appeals
to the vast majority of Americans who hold religious convictions not to be fooled by the pseudoscience of Creationists and Intelligent Design advocate...
Direct-to-consumer advertising for genetic tests concerns physicians and may mislead patients
Like other direct-to-consumer ads, these materials do not need to be reviewed by the FDA before they are published. Many involve emotional appeals
such as placing an ad for a cancer-associated gene test in the program of a play about a woman dying from ovarian cancer instead of clear discussion...
Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom
... Nearly a century ago, John Scopes was found guilty of violating a Tennessee statute when he taught evolution in his classroom. Though an appeals
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...A profiles, while at least 170 people have seen their convictions overturned on appeal thanks to DNA evidence. Nonetheless, the use of DNA evidence in appeals
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Court of Appeals Overturns 2005 Patent Verdict Against Cordis
WARREN, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. today found Boston Scientific Corporation's Ding patent invalid, and reversed a 2005 jury finding that Cordis Corporation's CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent infringed that patent. ...
Forest Laboratories Announces Federal Appeals Court Upholds Lexapro(R) Patent Decision
NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc.
(NYSE: FRX ) and H. Lundbeck A/S of Denmark said today that the U.S. Court
for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a July 13, 2006 decision by
the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware which determined th...
Shorter name appeals to more online visitors for Madison firm
The former Business Filings Incorporated, an online firm with headquarters in Madison, has shortened its name across the board to BizFilings after finding that the more compact name was already more popular. The company helps form corporations, limited liability companies and non-profits.
Wireless networking appeals to cities around Milwaukee
Following a previously reported initiative to establish a citywide wireless network in Milwaukee, the surrounding communities of Waukesha, Wauwatosa and Brookfield are getting into the act.
Waukesha and Wauwatosa are already being pitched by Cellnet, the provider that has made a deal with the ci...
Simplicity appeals to CIOs, but it's no easy task
Madison, Wis. Information technology suffers from one bugbear above all: complexity. That was the view presented by a technology analyst on Wednesday night and explored by panelists and attendees of the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium.
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Signostics Receives FDA Clearance for World's Smallest Ultrasound Product
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Cain and Associates Launches Government Audit Protection (GAP) Service
... administrators, subcontractors, physicians and consultants. GAP works to assess the company's exposure, and C&A will also work with groups in the appeals
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