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Air Methods Petitions NTSB for Reconsideration of Probable Cause Determination

DENVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM ), the largest air medical transportation company in the world, announced today it has filed a petition with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) requesting the Board reconsider/modify its probable cause d...

MADD Delivers Nearly 7,000 Petitions to Governor Paterson Urging Ignition Interlocks For All Convicted DWI Offenders

ALBANY, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) New York delivered nearly 7,000 petitions to Governor Paterson's office today showing support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate to Drunk Driving. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030421/MADDLOGO...

Public Citizen Petitions FDA to Ban Diabetes Drug Avandia, According to Avandia Plaintiffs Attorney Group

National non-profit organization documents upsurge in negative clinical data associated with use of Avandia, urges FDA commissioner to remove drug from U.S. market immediately Mineola, N.Y. (Lexis Nexis) November 6, 2008 -- Public Citizen, a non-profit organization repr...

AARP Protests Medicare Premium Increases, Delivering Over 20,000 Petitions to Senators Hutchison and Cornyn

Medicare premiums have doubled since 2000 AUSTIN, Texas, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waving signs and carrying boxes, AARP members and volunteers today delivered more than 20,000 petitions to the offices of Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn in Dallas and Austin, saying it's...

Thousands Sign Petitions Urging Governor Crist and Legislative Leaders to Save Healthcare Coverage for 40,000 Floridians

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's elected leaders received a message from thousands of Floridians today -- more than 16,500 petitions urging Governor Charlie Crist and legislative leaders not to eliminate two vital Medicaid programs that serve 40,000 of the state's most vul...

Journalist Petitions Court Pleading Mercy Killing

A 79-year-old freelance journalist here has petitioned the Rajasthan High Court seeking permission for euthanasia, saying he wants to die with dignity//. In his petition filed Wednesday, Giriraj Prasad Gupta pleaded for mercy killing on the ground that he was unable to perform his day-to-day fu...

Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today

...their concerns, the group brought along boxes containing over 10,000 signed petitions from seniors in the Coachella Valley urging Congress to keep Medicare Advan... DC to let our lawmakers know we collected the data with over 10,000 signed petitions from seniors making their wishes clear." The seniors and Dr. Hoffing...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Emily Kile, Greenfield, IN, as National Youth Advocate of the Year

...al High School's chapter of VOICE, Indiana's youth-led movement against the tobacco industry and its targeting of youth. Emily is currently collecting petitions for an initiative called "Don't Glam Tobacco" aimed at reducing youth exposure to smoking in movies. In early 2009, Emily testified in support of comp...

Statement From UNITE HERE General President Bruce Raynor on Today's General Executive Board Meeting

...as the urgent need to negotiate an end to this failed merger. In Pittsburgh, where hospitality workers of Local 57 voted in every workplace and signed petitions seeking to disaffiliate from UNITE HERE with the Pennsylvania Joint Board, Wilhelm's bunch voted to ignore the decision of those workers. And in Phila...

AILA Believes There Has To Be a Better Way When It Comes to the H-1B Lottery

...e could further open to America." H-1B petitions are filed by U.S. companies seeking to hire a spec...echnology, etc.). The numerical limitation on H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2010 is 65,000. Additionally, the first 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of aliens who have earned a U.S. m...
Petitions in Medical Technology

Senate Passes Drug-Safety Reforms to Prevent Future Vioxx-type Disasters; House Urged to Act on Strong Drug Safety Bill

...nies keep these promises," Vaughan said. * Help get affordable generic medicines on the market more quickly by blocking the frivolous use of citizen petitions to delay the entry of generics on the market. Only three of 42 citizen petitions answered between 2001 and 2005 raised issues that merited changes in ...
Petitions in Biological News

Scientists Propose Sweeping Changes to Naming of Bird Neurosystems to Acknowledge Their True Brainpower

... to a lower cost alternative of this pain management system. At the same time that FDA approved Mylan's generic product, it acted on several citizens' petitions requesting that FDA deny or delay approval of the product. The original Fentanyl Transdermal System was approved in August 1990. It is currently ap...

FDA Clears the Way for Generic Versions of Transdermal Patches to Treat Chronic Pain

... to a lower cost alternative of this pain management system. At the same time that FDA approved Mylan's generic product, it acted on several citizens' petitions requesting that FDA deny or delay approval of the product. The original Fentanyl Transdermal System was approved in August 1990. It is currently ap...
Petitions in Biological Technology

Agendia Supports Genentech's Citizen's Petition Urging FDA to Hold In-Vitro Diagnostic Tests to One Set of Scientific and Regulatory Standards

...ancer diagnostics, today announced its strong support of Genentech's Citizen's Petition. Filed on December 5, 2008, Docket No. FDA-2008-P-0638-0001/CP petitions that all in vitro diagnostic tests be held to one set of scientific and regulatory standards. In response, on May 28, 2009, Agendia formally submitted...

VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities

...the US Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at noon. The sales are expected to close in April. VeraSun and 24 of its subsidiaries filed petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware on October 31, 2008. The chapter 11 case...

Court Determines that University of Pittsburgh and Artecel Have Sole Rights to Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Patent

... September, 2004, following and as a result of two petitions filed in the Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO"). Prior to these petitions to the PTO, both the Pittsburgh inventors (Drs. Ka...e by Drs. Katz and Llull, Dr. Hedrick and UC filed petitions to the PTO both before the issuance of this import...

Use of Rx to OTC Switch as Product Management Tactic Enjoys Comeback

...ting this recent upswing in Rx to OTC switches include patent expirations, generic competition, suitability for OTC shelves, drug safety and efficacy, petitions to the FDA and manufacturer trends. Some future potential switches include leading gastrointestinal drugs Prevacid, Protonix and AcipHex; antilipidemi...

SGI receives court approval for bankruptcy motions

...filing, and maintain uninterrupted delivery of products and services to customers. On May 8, SGI and its domestic U.S. subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for business reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. SGI, which employs 340 people at its Chippewa Falls manufacturing plant,...

H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers?

...ices says it reached its limit for 2008 H-1B visa petitions in a single day and will not accept any more, to t...d foreign workers. The agency began accepting petitions Monday for the fiscal year starting October 1 and ...nted to 65,000, although the cap does not apply to petitions made on behalf of current H-1B holders, and an add...

Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate

...fee to most H-1B petitions. Because employers usually file multiple H-1B petitions for each worker, U.S. employers are contributing in the neighborhood of $25...t the fact that this year U.S. employers paid to file more than 60,000 H-1B petitions than are available is reason enough to increase the cap. Congress is in...
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