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Death Penalty and Mental Illness: Families of Victims Speak out at National Convention; 'Double Tragedies' Report Released

SAN FRANCISCO , July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, families of murder victims have joined with families of persons with mental illness who have been executed to speak out against the death penalty. Double Tragedies , a report being released today at a special session on t...

U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited St. Louis, Mo.-based G.S. Robins & Co., doing business as Ro-Corp Inc., for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of federal workplace safety st...

High School Football Penalty Flags Turn Blue to Honor Coach and Raise Awareness of Prostate Cancer

SEATTLE, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tonight, penalty flags thrown by referees at high school football games throughout Washington will be blue in color rather than the traditional yellow. The color switch is a project to honor the late Terry Ennis, who coached football at Archbishop Tho...

AGA Medical Corporation Agrees to Pay $2 Million Penalty and Enter Deferred Prosecution Agreement for FCPA Violations

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation (AGA), a privately-held medical device manufacturer, has agreed to pay a $2 million criminal penalty in connection with corrupt payments to Chinese government officials in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA...

AMA Supports Tax Penalty for Uninsured Americans

The American Medical Association has backed a tax penalty for uninsured Americans who earn enough to buy medical insurance but choose not to//. This number has been estimated to be about five million Americans. State and federal lawmakers have already been considering legislation towards this...

State Regulation of Massage Therapy Will Improve Public Health, Safety

... or a felony, or if the licensee engages in immoral or unprofessional conduct. The licensure law authorizes the board to impose a $10,000 civil penalty on a massage therapist who violates the act, a person who employs a massage therapist in violation of the act, or an individual who holds himself out ...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

...ited States District Court will impose sentence after review of a presentence report which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office. The maximum penalty Wells can receive on each count is a fine of $250,000 and imprisonment for five years. Wells will also be ordered to repay the money he stole from th...

Addiction scientists call for end to executions for drug offenders

... The death penalty for those convicted of drug trafficking and other ...ientists to speak out against the use of the death penalty for drug trafficking, and the authors have circula... They are saying now with one voice that the death penalty for drug-related offences is a totally ineffective...

Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme

...dicare based on the bogus prescription that he purchased from Glenmountain. At sentencing, scheduled for Nov. 12, 2009, Bradshaw faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison on each of the four health care fraud counts as well as the conspiracy to commit health care fraud count for which he was convic...

Zix Corporation Addresses New HIPAA Regulations

...m, will be broadly publicized, often dictated by regulations, and can be financially catastrophic for non-compliant businesses, including a new tiered penalty structure ranging from $25,000 to $1.5 million. Healthcare organizations and their business associates need to begin to address the new requirements i...
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New Legislation Seeks to Boost Participation in Clinical Trials for Rare Diseases

...ome (SSI) from accepting research compensation because it would make them ineligible to continue receiving government medical benefits. This financial penalty prevents significant numbers of people with rare diseases from participating in clinical studies. Researchers developing drugs to treat rare dise...

Neurobiological Technologies Announces FDA Agreement to Consolidate Viprinex Phase 3 Trials Accelerating Time to Pivotal Data

...n the first quarter of 2009, NTI will not perform a superiority analysis during the interim review, in order to avoid taking a significant statistical penalty at the conclusion of the trial. Performing the interim futility analysis as planned does not carry any statistical penalty. "We are very excited tha...

ASPIRE Independent Review Board Announces 10 Ways to Protect Participants' Rights in Clinical Drug Trials and Optimize Results From Research

... Participants' Rights and Maximize Results for Clinical Research 1) Participants can decide not to participate in the research study with NO penalty or loss of benefits any time. 2) Participants can ask any questions that occur before, during or after the study. 3) Be Informed. Get a copy of ...
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The penalty of having a sister -- why sibling sex matters for male saiga antelopes

Having a twin sister could put male saiga antelopes at a reproductive disadvantage, says new research published today. The study shows that male twins with a sister are born lighter than those with a brother, making them smaller than the optimal size for males. The research also shows that saigas a...

Poison dart frog mimics gain when birds learn to stay away

...color patterns and that this could also explain why poison frogs are so diverse. "When predators generalize, it actually allows mimics to avoid the penalty of novelty," says Cummings. "This could be allowing diversity to take hold." The frogs Darst and Cummings studied happen to live in the same forest...
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Benda Pharmaceutical Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... products in Benda Ebei, as well as a $1.4 million penalty paid to investors for registration delays. The Co... on the S-1 filing and does not anticipate further penalty payments related to this S-1 filing going forward....llion in the third quarter of 2007, reflecting the penalty payment of $0.3 million referenced above as well a...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results

...HER INCOME (EXPENSE): Debt issuance costs (99,517) (58,680) (162,403) (88,020) Registration rights penalty -- (56,000) (110,000) Interest income 2,027 -- 2,588 -- Interest expens...

Exelixis Receives $150 Million Funding Commitment From Deerfield Management

...r the next 18 months at Exelixis' discretion. Exelixis is under no obligation to draw on the facility and can terminate the facility agreement without penalty at any time. Funds drawn will be repayable five years after signing of the facility agreement and can be repaid in shares of Exelixis common stock, su...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2008

...the Company repaid its mortgage debt. The total payment of $13.8 million included the mortgage principal balance, accrued interest and a 5% prepayment penalty of $651,000. The prepayment penalty and $78,000 of unamortized loan origination fees were included in interest expense for the quarter ended December ...

Immucor Settles SEC Investigation

...pany's President and CEO, related to the same investigation. Without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, Dr. De Chirico agreed to pay a $30,000 civil penalty and consented to the entry of an order that he cease and desist from causing future violations of Sections 13(b)(2)(A) and 13(b)(2)(B) of the Securiti...

Are women opting out or shut out from career tracks?

...entiful, on ramps are few and far-between and extremely costly. Indeed, the article claims that the longer a woman stays out the greater the financial penalty on average women lose 18 percent of their earning power and in business sectors it rises to 28 percent. The most troubling statistic from the surv...

Declaring independence from technology (sort of)

...mid-summer respite, and I felt anything but independent of my technologies. Ignoring e-mail for 36 hours even over a holiday weekend comes with a penalty of sorting through an over-loaded inbox, sometimes with multiple messages from the same person expressing personal pique that Im not responding. Leavi...

Cracking down on identity theft

...security for business, and create greater protections for victims. Identity theft will now be considered a Class E felony, which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $50,000 fine. Identity crimes against businesses will now carry the same punishment as crimes committed against individua...

What citizens don't ask political candidates

...uring the July "boot camp" in Stevens Point, so there wasn't much need to hear more. Gun control was mentioned once in July but never again. The death penalty never really came up; neither did abortion. Immigration was discussed, but no proposed question made the citizens' final list. The proposed ban on ...

Wisconsin identity theft law: A cheap plastic sword

...his sounds good on its face, but when you read the law further, it really doesn't provide us with much, if any, protection from identity theft. No penalty flag First, this law imposes absolutely no penalties on companies and governmental entities that don't protect our personally identifiable infor...
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