Rich Countries Need to Curb Genital Surgery Before Criticizing Traditional Practices
Female genital mutilation (FGM), excision of clitoris is practiced as an initiation rite for women in rich countries without the use of anesthetics. A senior doctor sounds// off that instead of blaming the traditional practice that is going on for generations, sorting out the aesthetic procedure s...
Ohio Congressional Members Urge U.S. to Provide GM Retirees Medical Benefits
...sury secretary: "In short, it is your representatives who have decided that these retirees will not have an opportunity for a decent retirement."
the treasury department, the bi-partisan congressional letter said the impact goes far beyond the retirees and their families. "Crucially, the great m...
Social Security Institute Launches the National Obamacare Opt Out (NOOO!) Registry
... out of mandatory health coverage under his national healthcare system. This decision is a complete reversal from what he said during the campaign in criticizing
Hillary Clinton's healthcare reform proposal. It is now crystal clear that 'ObamaCare' has morphed into 'HillaryCare' version 2.0, complete with huge...
Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law
...aid during the signing ceremony at the White House.
Obama has often talked about his own struggles to quit smoking, and did so again Monday, while criticizing
the tobacco industry for marketing its products to children and young adults, the AP reported.
"I know -- I was one of these teenagers," he said....
Amylin Issues Statement Regarding Open Letter From Icahn
...l/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today released the following statement in response to Carl Icahn:
"Icahn Associates has been criticizing
our Board for our performance, we felt it was only fair to point out, according to Icahn's own standards, issues with his nominees' history.
Male Hormone Replacement Company Renewman.com Critical of MLB for Testosterone Abuse Publicity
... Andropause treatment provider and renowned male hormone replacement experts Renewman.com is criticizing
the potential negative impact of publicity concerning professional athletes within MLB testing positive for banned substances including testosterone a...
Supportive co-parenting may reduce some child behavior problems
... co-parenting, such as couples encouraging and cooperating with each other as they helped their child. Researchers also looked for evidence of couples criticizing
each other's parenting or trying to "outdo" each other in their efforts to work with the child.
One year later, mothers again reported on children'...
Bishops Urge New President to Keep Laws on Conscience Rights, Foreign Aid for Abortion, Embryonic Stem Cell Research
...ghts of pro-life health professionals, but is a long-overdue measure for implementing three statutes enacted by Congress over the last 35 years. Many criticizing
the new rule have done so without being aware of this legal foundation - but widespread ignorance of a longstanding federal law protecting basic civil...
The MOTHERS Act: Thalidomide Revisited?
...Jonathan O. Cole, a
Harvard psychiatrist who was one of the first to suggest that Prozac and
similar antidepressants could precipitate suicide, is now criticizing
companies and the US Food and Drug Administration, saying they are failing
to take the problem seriously."
In 2005 the UK's Medicines and Healt...
Open Hearings, Fact-Finding Today by SEIU Long Term Care Workers Continues Democratic Process Begun in 2006
... is similar to the process that led to
the formation of UHW-W itself in 2005 and a 2006 process that led to more
hospital workers joining UHW-W. After criticizing
two earlier candidates
for hearing officer in this specific process, UHW-W did not object to the
selection of SEIU local leader Merle Cuttitta as hear...
Animal Protection Groups Condemn FDA's Endorsement of Animal Cloning
...ing is filled with the
same twists of logic, assumptions, and misrepresentations as the draft
released in December 2006, despite thousands of comments criticizing
agency's analysis. For example, though the FDA acknowledges its
responsibility to consider "the health of animals involved in the cloning
For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund
... one observer is concerned.
Michael LaFaive, director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Mich., was quoted as criticizing
the use of a guarantee to lure investors: "What we have here is essentially an unbudgeted liability because we can't anticipate the losses that could ...
Linux and Windows duke it out at ITEC
...robust open-source software struggles because people cannot identify it with a single entity.
Recently, Microsoft has begun specifically naming and criticizing
Linux in some of its Web advertisements, which could indicate the company is getting anxious.
Right now you see a big interest to shift, said Rober...
Employees debate ethics of giving two weeks' notice
... About a year ago, I wrote a column criticizing
an "advice article" in the Chicago Tribune about the practice of giving two-week notices when leaving a company. ( Ready to leave? Why you shouldn't ...
Notion of bandwidth spedometers for DSL, cable sparks controversy
...rtunately, the title "professor" must have some negative connotation or perceived pragmatic weakness to some as they were quick to point that out when criticizing
the idea of network speedometers. Maybe it's just jealousy from those who never finished a degree. Maybe I should just drop that from my byline.
Landmark patent law under attack, Bayh says
...d they are not right, he said. I think our challenge is to convince more people to stand up and take on the critics so that they won't be speaking and criticizing
in a vacuum.
Carl Gulbrandsen, managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation , noted that even some university professors have con...