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Pro-Life Spokeswoman Objects to FDA Approval of 'Morning-After Pill' for Minors Without Prescription

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced late on April 22 that it has expanded over-the-counter access to the morning-after pill, Levonorgestrel or "Plan B," for 17-year-old minors as well as to adults. Deirdre McQuade, Assistant Director...

New technique to determine the age of immigrant minors through ribs and teeth

This release is also availabe in Spanish . Researchers from the Laboratory of Anthropology at the University of Granada have devised a new technique to determine the age of living subjects using chest and dental x-rays. The study was carried out by Dr. Pedro Manuel Garamendi Gonzlez an...

More Retailers Selling Tobacco to Minors

State increases outreach to educate retailers about the law OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of Washington retailers illegally selling tobacco to minors has tripled since 2006, according to a new report. The annual rate of illegal sales was about 15 percent in 2008...

Death Sentence for Intenional Infection of Minors with HIV

The Ugandan government has proposed a bill before parliament seeking death sentences for AIDS sufferers who intentionally infect minors//. The Ugandan government has been internationally hailed for its success to bring down the AIDS prevalence from over 20 percent in 1990's to 6 percent in the last...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

...easoned. "Tanning beds now reside in the highest category of potential cancer risk, carcinogenic to humans. Legislation to restrict tanning bed use by minors and a requirement for a black box warning to consumers is now necessary," he said. More information There's more on skin cancer risk at the U...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

... with a large percentage of alcohol) and berry, orange, and mint-flavored antacid tablets. Flavored energy drinks are available across the country for minors to purchase while the more compact and potent energy shots are often marketed at the checkout counters of gas stations and department stores within ea...

FRC: Ryan Bill Increases Abortion While Claiming to 'Reduce Need' for Abortion

... encourage teens and young adults to refrain from risky sexual behavior. Nothing in the bill would strengthen parental involvement in the decision of minors to have abortion, which is a bipartisan way to reduce abortion among teens. Parental notice laws have been shown to reduce abortion but nothing in thi...

A.L.L. Promises Caritas Christi Investigation After July 1

...illegal healthcare practices at abortion facilities all over the United States. Such practices include covering up child rape, committing abortions on minors without the required parental consent or notification and intentionally altering legal forms in order to commit abortions. If Archdiocese-affilia...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Applauds New Federal Anti-Tobacco Law

...Health's anti-tobacco efforts are intended to help individuals to quit -- or never start -- using tobacco products, curb the retail sale of tobacco to minors and protect all Pennsylvanians from exposure to tobacco smoke pollution. Under the Clean Indoor Air law that took effect last September, smokin...

Americans United for Life Condemns FDA Decision that Will Increase Minors' Access to Plan B

...o adult women. This overruled a previous decision by the FDA requiring that minors first obtain a valid prescription for the potentially dangerous drug. ...rug's safety record or to receive evidence on the increased need to protect minors from dangerous medications or even sexual abuse. Denise Burke, AUL Vic...
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Minors in Biological News

Genes and nutrition influence caste in unusual species of harvester ant

...ex than most. Its caste system includes two categories of workers: majors and minors. Major workers are nearly four times heavier than minors, but the minors outnumber them by 20 to 1. Gynes (pronounced jines) are about eight times heavier than minors. The researchers wanted to know whether the ant's gen...

Should children be permitted to get genetic testing for BRCA 1/2 mutations?

...the next generation of parents may support testing minors even when any steps to reduce that risk will be po...ts and offspring, 40% supported genetic testing of minors with half in favor only in certain circumstances. ...al groups recommend against the genetic testing of minors in the absence of medical benefit. Carriers of a ...

President honors mentors of scientists and engineers

...ing science. Today, the organization has grown to include 32 ecology chapters on campuses nationwide; has developed seven new ecology-related courses, minors or majors on campuses where ecology was, in some cases not offered at all previously; and has sponsored nine field trips involving more than 146 stude...
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