Pet Peeves: Conservatives Howl at Proposal to Share NHS Hosp by Pets and People
A bid to utilize a debt ridden NHS hospital's radiotherapy department to dogs and cats ailing from cancer drew criticism from the union and the conservatives//.
To effectively manage the ￡24m debt at Ipswich hospital in Suffolk, suggestions came in from the staff that a pets’ clinic could be ...
House Health Reform Bill Would Deliver on President Obama's Vision, Says Campaign for America's Future
...ing necessary change. We urge the House to pass this bill and encourage members of the Senate to emulate its key provisions. We must reject efforts by conservatives
to erode or weaken its key elements.
The House bill would strengthen employer-based insurance and allow people to keep what they have if th...
American Society of Medical Doctors Established to Protect the Bond Between Physicians and Patients; Organizing Doctors to Oppose Government-Run Health Care
...p the advancement of such plans. Other more general groups are working on this issue as well, but too often they address the issue in political terms; conservatives
versus liberals or the right versus the left. Although this issue will be decided by politicians, the ASMD believes this is not a political issue -- i...
Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year
...rong progressive movement; now is not the time to become complacent."
Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage said that while conservatives
are increasingly splintered and isolated, progressive groups are coordinating their efforts and mobilizing independently to fight special interests st...
Physicians for Human Rights and 20 Countries Demand Iran Release AIDS Doctors
...under Article 118 of the Iranian Constitution.
"It appears that the jailing of people on trumped-up charges has more to do with appeasing the conservatives
in advance of Iran's national elections in June," said Jonathan Hutson, PHR's Chief Communications Officer. "The case of these physicians is...
Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors
...alogue and diplomacy worldwide," Hutson said. "It appears that the jailing of people on trumped-up charges has more to do with appeasing the conservatives
in advance of Iran's national elections in June."
Dr. Kamiar Alaei is a doctoral candidate at the SUNY Albany School of Public Health in Alba...
Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession
...ay "a lot" of attention to global health issues. By contrast, groups less likely to back increased U.S. action include Americans 65 and older, whites, conservatives
and Republicans, and those who pay less attention to global health issues.
For example, 44 percent of Americans ages 18-29 say the U.S. spends to...
FDA Approves 'Plan B' Pill for 17-Year-Olds
...se to be effective. Essentially, the drug prevents pregnancy by delaying ovulation. It does not interrupt an already implanted pregnancy.
object to Plan B, saying it is the equivalent of an abortion pill because it can prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus, and could also...
Borosage Urges Progressives to Rally Around Obama Economic Recovery Plan
...rd progressive change. The country needs our help. conservatives
are trying to delay and dilute the legislation. Qu...tion, infrastructure and sustainable energy.
argue the plan should be smaller and include more ...ould be larger and contain more public investment. conservatives
have learned nothing from the collapse of their ec...
After Eight Years of Injustice, International Family Planning Funding is Restored
...t the United States back on the path of charity, hope and compassion by overturning the Bush administration's global gag rule. Although some political conservatives
publicly implored President Obama not to rescind the rule for fear it would rattle pro-lifers, President Obama has reaffirmed that the United States i...
Rutgers scholar authors definitive biography of reproductive medicine pioneer
...sh says. "He was ahead of his time in seeking informed consent."
Some of Rock's research ignited controversy in the 1970s and 1980s, when Christian conservatives
insisted that his earlier embryo experiments were unethical and some feminists argued that he had misled the patients who participated in them.
Despite awareness of global warming Americans concerned more about local environment
...d. Democrats and political liberals clearly express more desire for governmental action to address environmental problems. Republicans and ideological conservatives
are much less enthusiastic about further government intervention.
Did 'ABCs' cause Uganda's fall in HIV rates?
...in controversy, partly because of its focus on abstinence-only sex education programs over condom promotion, a focus that pits political and religious conservatives
against their liberal counterparts. Nevertheless, the ABC approach is sometimes credited as being responsible for Uganda's dramatic decline in HIV ra...
Annie Stunden, CIO at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
... winnowing by which alone the truth is found.
Q&A with Annie Stunden
What's the latest book you've read?
"What's the Matter with Kansas: How conservatives
Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank
Leading Geeks by Paul Glenn
Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
What magazines do you read regular...
Kanavas thinks personal ID theft bill will pass this year
...y go out of business or no longer need it. Given the national scope of the matter, he also plans to bring up the bill as model legislation with fellow conservatives
at a meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in August. ALEC is a nationwide consortium of lawmakers and policy advocates organize...
Business liability law complaints grow with state Supreme Court decisions
...ally "fed up" with the state Supreme Court and blasted its recent decisions on key liability cases. Crooks, usually counted among the court's judicial conservatives
since his election in 1996, this month joined in two majority opinions seen as bad for business.
The first overturned Wisconsin's cap on punitive d...
Legislature adopts one tech bill, leaves two others twisting
...e funding to Milwaukee area research universities. Mitchell said sponsors hoped the $2.5 million grant also would spur private investment.
opposed the additional funding until Kanavas drafted an amendment to ensure the money would be spent in a manner that is consistent with federal fundi...