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Deadly in Pink: Philip Morris' New Look for Virginia Slims Cigarettes Shows Contempt for Women's Health

Statement by: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Medical Association and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Demonstrating again that it is not the changed, responsible compan...

Supreme Court Warns Medicos of Contempt Action

The Supreme Court of India today asked the students to end their agitation on the reservation issue. The court expressed that if they fail to do so contempt// action can be initiated against the students. The striking doctors were told that their protest had left "patients at the mercy of Go...

Federal Judge Orders Schwarzenegger Administration to Comply with Order That Blocks State Reduction for IHSS Worker Wages

... the order by refusing to rescind the reduced pay rates put in place solely because of the reduced State contribution. As a result, plaintiffs filed a contempt motion on July 7, requesting that the Court either issue a more detailed ruling or force the State to pay a daily fine of $500,000. On July 1...

Contemptible: Governor, State Officials Defy Court Order to Stop Home Care Cuts, Says SEIU

... care workers, filed a motion with U.S. District Court to hold the State in contempt for illegally cutting the wages of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) worke...ttle as one day. The union's new motion asks the court to hold the State in contempt (with a $500,000 fine per day starting July 10) or to issue a more specific...

His and hers: Study examines the role of gender in the stigma of mental illness

...them, and health insurers don't want to treat their illnesses. Even within their own communities and families, the mentally ill are often treated with contempt and outright anger. There have been many efforts to combat the stigma of mental illness, but with limited success at best. That's in part because the ...

Health Groups Slam Tobacco Marketing to Women

...d lip balm, cell phone jewelry, tiny purses and wristbands, all in hot pink. "These new marketing campaigns by Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds show contempt for the health of women and girls," Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, said in a news release. "The tobacco industry's...

Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls

...ases, including heart attacks, strokes, emphysema and numerous cancers. "These new marketing campaigns by Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds show contempt for the health of women and girls," said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. "The tobacco industry's aggressive market...

NLPC Criticizes Obama's Choice of Eric Holder for Attorney General Because of Role in Health Care Task Force Cover-Up

...orce, asked Holder, who at the time was the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, to investigate Ira Magaziner for possible perjury and criminal contempt of court. He also suggested that Attorney General Janet Reno should appoint an independent counsel to investigate. Reno announced on March 3,...

Scientists Identify Brain's 'Hate Circuit'

... The sub-cortical activity of the hate circuit involves two structures called the putamen and insula. The putamen plays a role in the perception of contempt and disgust, and may be part of the motor system that's mobilized to take action, the scientists said. "Significantly, the putamen and insula are a...

Prejudice or perception? New U of T research

... and treated them with prejudice saw rejection and contempt on the animated men's faces more readily and for a... themselves as stigma-conscious saw expressions of contempt for a half-second longer on the men's animated fac...ugh both sets of animated faces expressed looks of contempt for the same amount of time. Inzlicht warns aga...
Contempt in Biological News

Are humans hardwired for fairness?

...e sake of cash, the brain showed a distinctive pattern of neuronal activity. It appears that the unconscious mind can temporarily damp down the brains contempt response, in effect allowing the rational, utilitarian brain to rule, at least momentarily. ...
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