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Pope to Pelosi: Catholic Politicians Must Protect Life

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judie Brown, president of American Life League and three-term member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, issued the following statement today on the meeting between Pope Benedict XVI and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi....

Coalition Asks Bishops to Take Politicians to Task

ADDRESS 'CATHOLIC' PRO-ABORT LAWMAKERS; ENFORCE CANON LAW 915 BALTIMORE, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following event was announced today by the American Life League: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, 7 p.m. WHERE...

Health Insurance Industry Contributions to Politicians Block Regulation, Affordability in Health Care Debate, Says FTCR

New Analysis Shows $4 Million from Top Health Insurers and HMOs SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Democratic health care bill goes to a vote today, the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) released a new analysis of health insurance industry con...

American Life League: Vatican Says Bishops Must Refuse Communion to Pro-Abortion Politicians

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judie Brown, president of American Life League, issued a statement today in response to an interview in which Archbishop Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, the Vatican's highest court, stated: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b...

Bihar Politicians To Initiate AIDS Awareness Drive

In an attempt to increase public awareness about AIDS/HIV in Bihar, which is posing a major threat to millions across the state//, Bihar's politicians have decided to launch an awareness drive. Alarmed by the rising numbers of HIV/AIDS cases in the state, politicians, cutting across party lin...

US Politicians Urge Movie Moghuls To Add Anti-Smoking Announcements

US politicians have petitioned Hollywood movie executives to add anti-smoking public service announcements to all DVD releases which shows stars smoking. According to contactmusic.com, Maryland Attorney General // Joseph Curran initiated the petition after noting scientific research that sugge...

HIV Tests to Be Made Mandatory for Karnataka Couples, Politicians

Bangalore: Karnataka is planning to enact legislation to make HIV tests mandatory for couples planning to marry and for politicians seeking to enter the state legislature. // "There is a consensus within the government on the need to bring in such a legislation within a year," Health Minister ...

CAHI Says Health Insurers Are Not the 'Problem'

... and those efforts appear in poll after poll showing that the large majority of Americans like their health coverage. It is outrageous that a group of politicians now plan to ridicule and demonize health insurance professionals and agents for no other reason than to pass legislation that won't solve the fundamen...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...authors' opinion, be assigned to the Central Commission for Biological Safety (ZKBS). The "Synthetic Biology" statement is directed particularly at politicians and interested members of the public. ...

New survey report: Primary care emphasis included in workplace wellness programs

...centives to keep employees healthy, from average of $204 in 2008 to $329 in 2009 Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- As politicians and policymakers debate how to structure and pay for clinical prevention and chronic disease services within new models of care--both at the work site...
Politicians in Medical Technology

Roundtable Calls President's Embryonic Stem Cell Decision: Bankrupt

...s decision has much more to do with the President's political positions than good science or fiscal integrity. We just wish there was some way to hold politicians and researchers accountable for such unethical and fraudulent experimentation with human lives." The American Policy Roundtable, founded in 1980,...
Politicians in Medical Definition

Ramón Carrillo

...ine hospitals and institutions related to public health. It is frequently ascribed to the embarrassment produced by Carrillo's model in less competent politicians the fact that, afterwards, his biography, ideas, and contributions to science remained generally unknown, except by outlines in the neurobiological tr...
Politicians in Biological News

Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues

...he letter's authors point out that there is a gross discrepancy between what scientists see as acceptable limits of threat to global climates and what politicians are willing to accept in deflecting further emissions from burning coal, oil and gas, and from deforestation. The scholars emphasize that "The Waxman-...

UC Davis begins $2.8 million in studies of agricultural nitrogen's impacts

... contribute to climate change," said Tom Tomich, director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis. "Many members of the public and politicians are unaware of the scope of this challenge. And many farmers are unaware that nitrogen management can save them money." Nitrogen is a chemical elem...

Joint statement by German science organizations on green genetic engineering

...ully opposed to any general ban on genetically engineered products. We urge politicians to lead a more logical discussion of the topic and to create reliable frame...an's proposal for a roundtable discussion that would include scientists and politicians and send a clear signal regarding future research into genetically modified...

AIBS names 2009 emerging public policy leaders

...g basic research because of its application to environmental policy and its educational value," said Roddy. "A strong interface between scientists and politicians fosters the development of sound policies." Roddy's Ph.D. research in integrative biology examines flower physiology and phenology or the timing o...

RNA research strategy for Europe takes shape

... A Forward Look report on RNA research is due to be published later this year, detailing the scientific questions that need to be answered and giving politicians and policy makers the information they need when deciding where to direct research funding to ensure that Europe remains globally competitive in this ...

New satellite techniques for looking at climate change

...c material in a forest is important because it allows scientists to determine the forest's capacity to store carbon. This information will assist politicians and non-governmental organisations in planning strategies for combating global warming through international monitoring and carbon sequestering. ...

Caltech-led researchers find negative cues from appearance alone matter for real elections

...rain activation as volunteers made decisions about politicians based solely on their pictures. The researcher... none of the study subjects were familiar with the politicians whose images they viewed. In some experiments,...out the politicians--for example, which of the two politicians in the pair looked more competent to hold congress...

Humans' response to risk can be unnecessarily dangerous, finds Tel Aviv University study

...ern world. "We've evolved to be afraid of snakes, but not traffic lights," he says. The results of Lotem's research may also be used by economists, politicians and psychologists, who need to know when people will take risks, says Prof. Lotem. A wider understanding of this phenomenon can affect business decisi...

New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber

... indigenous lands. In Papua New Guinea, although forest people are constitutionally endowed with property rights over the forests they live in, politicians and the police have tended to side with the interests of the forest product entrepreneurs. In Brazil, where 12 Mha of Amazonian lands have been...

Biofuels and biodiversity don't mix, ecologists warn

... Rising demand for palm oil will decimate biodiversity unless producers and politicians can work together to preserve as much remaining natural forest as possible, ecologists have warned. A new study of the potential ecological impact of ...
Politicians in Biological Technology

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

... The new Introduction to Health Policy e-course provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges confronting the US healthcare system. "As politicians and policy makers continue to debate options to reform our healthcare system, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are working to understand the poten...

Where have all the Midwest VCs gone?

...argue that Wisconsin has a big jump on Illinois in terms of defining biotech as a new jobs creation industry. Illinois seems to lag behind. Though politicians seem to think Illinois is a great place to encourage new endeavors, I think they are long on talk and short on action. Time will tell as outside funds...

Japanese Continue Relentless Biotech Stake in Midwest

...nese Biotechnology Strategy Council stated that his administration sees biotechnology playing a pivotal role in the future of the nation. Perhaps even politicians are seeing the looming costs of health care and are looking for solutions now to curtail these costs and improve disease outcomes. The Japanese Bio...

Commentary: Is our Biosphere too cheesy?

...for high-tech research laboratories. No, I was not talking to scientists or politicians eager to boast about their worlds. Instead, I was speaking with bankers, at...ead the buzz beyond the traditional circles of scientists, net-workers, and politicians to include the general business community both within and outside the state...

Industry Veterans take a look back from 2025: Bio-Technology, and Bio-Informatics are the focus

...nic spreadsheet said, "We will look at wireless technology being "Hot" when it communicates with other systems. There has to be more cooperation among politicians and the industry. How we build robust systems will need to be advanced, as we are not in a closed community. Bricklin added "We will look back at huge...

Mr. Jackson Goes to Washington

... for years, and it still seems to make even the most calm, collected, savvy politicians squirm. The healthcare policy debate rages on and seems to be headed towar...s. So here I sit looking at the bill from my trip to see the over-spending politicians with their armies of energetic staff. For a moment I gasp at the cost and ...

Finding a Yardstick For Local Biotech Improvement and Success

... the FDA How about the intangibles? Is there a biotech buzz in the air? Are we getting more articles about biotech in the media? Are state politicians paying attention to us and if so how and in what way? Do we feel that biotech is happening as a statewide event? Are we getting more biotech big w...

Business Incubators Grow Economy and Jobs

...reneurial development strategies," Lyons said. "It is hard to get the attention of policy makers. It requires patience, as both the general public and politicians do not understand entrepreneurial development." Lyons added, "Sponsors of incubators should not think of their contributions as a subsidy but as an in...

Lets Use Science to Corral Mad Cow Disease and the Public Stampede

...nning imports or changing feed stocks during the British scare were made by politicians and business people, not by scientists. Those decisions were based on polit...have electronic ID tags. The British mad cow scare was a crisis because politicians missed the opportunity hidden within. Perhaps that single mad cow in Washin...

Technology with Aloha

...purred development among start-ups, and perhaps more significantly among larger companies that have used it to spin out technology subsidiaries. State politicians are debating now whether to renew the credits which are due to expire next year. With or without credits, some of the most interesting development ...
Politicians in Biological Definition

Eugenics

...y , many of the ideas about "racial hygiene" and "unfit" members of society rapidly were renounced publicly by members of the scientific community and politicians alike. The Nuremberg trials against former Nazi leaders revealed to the world much of the sadistic practices of the regime and resulted in formalized...

Rudolf Steiner

...ld Separations Steiner Wanted Strengthened Increased separation between the State and the economy A rich man should be prevented from buying politicians and laws. A politician shouldn’t be able to parlay his political position into riches earned by doing favors for businessmen. Slavery is unjus...

Vision

...Visual perception is one of the senses . vision (religion) "Vision" can mean an imagined picturing originating with not-so-divine sources: politicians , business planners and change gurus play on this sense of the word. A company vision may express a corporate long-term goal - not to be ...
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