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Pennsylvania Commission for Women Rallies Against Senate Budget Proposal

Leaders Denounce Plan as Harmful to Women and Children HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today hosted a rally at the state Capitol to oppose devastating budget cuts proposed by the Senate that would endanger cri...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters will see similar dove and early Canada goose seasons and bag limits, both of which open Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania's 2009-10 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. ...

Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rebuke to the status quo in a deregulated trucking market, the Oakland Commission acknowledged a critical need for Congress to modernize transportation policy so the Port has the legal authority to set and enforce trucking industry standards ...

Federal Trade Commission Reports: Authorized Generics, During the 180-day Exclusivity Period, Benefit Consumers and the American Healthcare System

- Authorized Generics Benefit Consumers and Save the American Healthcare System Money CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasco Laboratories , a Mason-based independent authorized generic company, applauds the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for issuing their interim report on the short and ...

Case Western Reserve University Receives $5M From Third Frontier Commission for the Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Funding supports multiple commercial, emerging and pilot projects CLEVELAND, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM), comprised of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland Clinic (CC), University Hospitals (UH), and Athersys, ...

Joint Commission President Emeritus Joins Truman Medical Centers' Board of Directors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- President Emeritus of The Joint Commission, Dennis O'Leary, M.D., will join the Truman Medical Centers (TMC) Board of Directors at the June 2009 meeting. Dr. O'Leary is a recipient of the Eisenberg Honorary Award for Individual Achievement for his ou...

U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Health Care Disparities Between Minorities and Non-Minorities, and Business Meeting

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following press release was issued today by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: DATE AND TIME: Friday, June 12, 2009; 9:30 a.m. EDT PLACE: 624 9th St., N.W. Room 540 Washington, DC 20425 BRIEFING AGENDA The U.S. Commiss...

NSD Bio Group, LLC Selected By U.S. - China Economic & Security Review Commission for Analysis of China's Pharma Supply Chain on U.S. Pharmaceuticals

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- NSD Bio Group, LLC - North American Advisory firm, has been tapped by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, to conduct special research and analyses on the increasing role of China's raw ingredients used in pharmaceutical products and dietary ...

Joint Commission Awards TeamHealth Teleradiology Second Consecutive Gold Seal of Approval(TM)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Teleradiology has earned its second consecutive Gold Seal of Approval(TM) from The Joint Commission, the company announced today. "Organizations awarded this Gold Seal of Approval(TM) undergo a credible, rigorous evaluation that ensures in...

Specialists On Call Renews Joint Commission Accreditation

Leading Private Telemedicine Company Maintains Quality During Rapid Growth WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists On Call, Inc., (SOC) a leading private provider of specialty physician consultations via telemedical link, has completed its 2009 Joint Commission review a...

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Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology to Develop Dermatology-Specific Functionality Criteria for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology

New Criteria to Help Facilitate EHR Adoption in Small, Ambulatory Physician Practices SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT(R)), the federally recognized body for testing and certifying electronic healt...

Joint Commission Urges Patients to 'Speak Up' About Pain

Education campaign coincides with Pain Awareness Month OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pain is just a part of life, right? Maybe not. Pain is actually one of the main reasons that Americans seek medical treatment, and untreated pain can have serious effects -- slo...

Oregon Tourism Commission Unveils New Online Customer Service Training Program

SALEM, Ore., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Tourism Commission launched its new free online Quality Care Customer Service Training Program (Q Care) this week on http://www.OregonQCare.com . Oregon Q Care is a training program created to support the tourism and hospitality industry throu...

Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The current industrial farm animal production (IFAP) system often poses unacceptable risks to public health, the environment and the welfare of the animals themselves, according to an extensive 2 1/2-year examination conducted by the Pew Commissi...

European Commission Approves ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg), the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for Virologically Suppressed Adults With HIV-1 Infection

- Product Developed Through Joint Venture Between Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences, the First of Its Kind in HIV Treatment - PRINCETON, N.J. and FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for ATRIPLA(R) (efavi...

Wyeth's TORISEL Receives European Commission Approval for the Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer

TORISEL Extends Median Overall Survival vs. Interferon-Alpha COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the European Commission has approved TORISEL(TM) (temsirolimus) for the first-line treatment of...

Test for Life Commends North Carolina Rules Commission for Implementing CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing

New rules allow expanded routine screening WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Test for Life commended the North Carolina Commission for Public Health and the North Carolina Rules Review Commission for updating the state laws to include the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Game Commission Announces EHD Confirmed in Fayette County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Walter Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, today announced that the test result from an adult female deer has confirmed that epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been found in Dunbar Township, Fayette County. Ot...

Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product Designation by the European Commission

WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 19, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allos Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the Commission of the European Communities, with a favorable opinion of the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), has granted orphan drug designatio...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...ooking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, including those discussed below and more fully described in the Securities and Exchange commission (SEC) reports filed by Amgen, including Amgen's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and most recent periodic reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. Pl...
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Oxinet III Central Station Network

Description:...of up to 24 Nellcor pulse oximeters. The system is compatible with the Nellcor N-395 and N-595 pulse oximeters. JCAHO Compliance: The Joint commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has released National Patient Safety Goals for 2003 to help reduce healthcare errors. Focusing on...
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American Dietetic Association

...ity agency, or food service organization. Pass a commission on Dietetic Registration-administered national exa... Professional Educational Programs ADA's commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) is...reviewed journal American Dietetic Association commission on Dietetic Registration American Dietetic Ass...

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

...l Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization , and funded by the 'Europe Against Cancer' programme of the European commission as well as multiple nation-specific grants and charities. 521,457 healthy adults, mostly aged 35-70 years, were enrolled in 23 centres in ten Europ...
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Shellfish

.... Check out Shellfish Bed Status. View the Regulations. See a list of commission Members ... The Greenwich Shellfish commission welcomes you with friends and ... ...

Propane

...l Wisconsin area for over 2 generations. Propane consumer and dealer rebates, training, research, and education programs offered by the Railroad commission of Texas, the state`s chief energy agency. At lower temperatures and/or higher pressures propane will become a liquid. ... The exact composition...

Potato

...? ... A great baked potato can be the perfect complement to any meal (or even a meal by itself) ... Informational site from the Idaho Potato commission includes recipes, photos, tips, and offers. A potato is a tuber. Originally from South America the potato is now grown ... The term general pu...

Physician

...e providers... Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program. Program ... Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants ... Accreditation Review commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. ... ...

Physical Therapy

...ne program for working professionals > Message from the Chair of Physical Therapy > How to apply for admission ... ... accredited by the commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education ... The Transition Doctor of Physical Therapy Program(T-DPT) is a post-graduate ... Texas ...

Hard of hearing

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Disability

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CT

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Brain Injury

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Another fisheries commission throws the science overboard in tuna decision, WWF says

BUSAN, South Korea, December 12, 2008 The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) decision to make only minor reductions in fishing for bigeye and yellowfin tuna does nothing to help stop the demise of these species, World Wildlife Fund said today. The WCPFC disregarded the advic...

Tuna Commission to decide the future of Mediterranean bluefin

Marrakech, Morocco, November 17, 2008 The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) will meet from November 17- 24 in Marrakech, Morocco to make decisions on measures to save Mediterranean bluefin tuna from collapse. ICCAT meets this year with mounting evidence o...

North American environmental commission launches trinational vaquita conservation plan

Mexicali, Mexico, 28 October 2008 In response to the urgent need to save the vaquita porpoise, the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States asked the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) to formulate a strategy to support Mexico's efforts to recover the world's most-endangere...

NOAA and NSF commission national study of ocean acidification

The first comprehensive national study of how carbon dioxide emissions absorbed into the oceans may be altering fisheries, marine mammals, coral reefs, and other natural resources has been commissioned by NOAA and the National Science Foundation. "Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere th...

USP Convention and Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission sign Memorandum of Understanding

Rockville, Md., March 6, 2008 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) and the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission (ChP) this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the purpose of working together to strengthen the quality of medicines and foods in the United States and China. Roger...

CWRU receives $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier Commission

CLEVELAND June 25, 2009 The Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM), comprised of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland Clinic (CC), University Hospitals (UH), and Athersys, Inc. has received $5 million from Ohio's Third Frontier Commission under the Research Commercializ...

End of the line for Tuna Commission

Marrakech, Morocco, November 25, 2008 The commission tasked with protecting Atlantic bluefin tuna has once again failed to save the species, according to World Wildlife Fund. The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) decided to ignore its own scientists' recommen...

e-Smart Technologies, Inc. Responds to Information Subpoenas From Securities & Exchange Commission

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- via COMTEX -- As discussed by e-Smart Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ESMT); ("e-Smart" or the Company") during its December 27, 2007 Telephonic Shareholder Conference Call, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has initiated an inquiry and h...

European Commission funds EBI to do new research on synergies between bioinformatics and medical informatics

In findings with implications for pandemic influenza, a new study reports for the first time that a less-virulent strain of avian influenza virus can spread from poultry to humans. The research appears in the October 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online. Crossing t...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...nsion scheme, while nearly all of them were insured against health risks and accidents. The European Charter for Researchers, released by the European commission (EC) in 2005, called for "adequate and equitable social security provisions" as a basic entitlement for researchers. A recent decision by the EC t...
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U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International

PLEASANTON, Calif., FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR ), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, and HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: ...

NeurogesX Receives European Commission Approval for Qutenza(TM)

Approved for peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults SAN MATEO, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that the European Commi...

European Commission Approves EFIENT(R) (prasugrel) for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing PCI

TOKYO and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heart patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing an artery-opening procedure will soon have a new treatment option to help prevent heart attacks. Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LL...

NSD Bio Group, LLC chosen by U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission for Report on China's High Tech Sectors

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NSD Bio Group, LLC -- a North American Advisory firm -- has been tapped by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, to conduct special analyses on China's continuing developmental efforts in specific high-tech industries, including Biotechnology...

Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Hackensack University Medical Center: First in Nation to Receive Joint Commission Certification for Quality and First in New Jersey to be Named a Blue Distinction(R) Center for Specialty Care.

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is the first in the United States to receive Disease Specific Care Certification for stem cell transplantation from The Join...

Consumer Product Safety Commission not ready for nanotech

Washington, DC The inability of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to carry out its mandate with respect to simple, low-tech products such as children's jewelry and toy trains bodes poorly for its ability to oversee the safety of complex, high-tech products made using nanotechnology, a...

Allegiance Equity Corporation announces collaboration with Canadian Dairy Commission and Guelph Food Technologies Corporation for Alzheimers and Dementia formulation GG-XT

(TSX-V "ANQ") Canadian Dairy Commission funds formulation of two beverages with GG-XT at Guelph Food Technologies. TORONTO, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Canadian Dairy Commission has funded the formulation of two dairy beverages with ...

Lilly's Connelly Appointed to the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

Program is the nation's most prestigious for leadership and public service WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Office of President George W. Bush today announced the appointment of Deirdre P. Connelly to the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. Connelly is the presid...

White Paper Helps Hospitals Prepare Staff for Joint Commission Environment of Care Interview Sessions

NEEDHAM, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparing for The Joint Commission survey process within the Environment of Care (EC) is challenging because virtually all internal services used to support patient care, including all areas of the EC, may be audited. As a result, a healthcare institutio...

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Recommends 62 Projects for Funding

COLUMBIA, Md., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) has completed its evaluation of the 122 applications in response to its three official Requests for Applications (RFAs). The board of directors of the Maryland Technology Development Corpora...
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Carbohydrate

... Biochemistry Macromolecules Glycolysis Gluconeogenesis Pentose phosphate pathway External links IUPAC-IUBMB Joint commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN): Carbohydrate Nomenclature Carbohydrates detailed Carbohydrates Overview Carbohydrates and Glycosyla...

Rudolf Steiner

... from their use of it.) Occasionally Steiner is criticized for his advice to delay reading until students reach the age 6 or 7. Still, a government commission in Germany conducted a study in the 1990s and found that German Waldorf school (Steiner school) graduates scored significantly higher than German publ...
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Tripartite

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Environment

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