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Tenet Nurses, Healthcare Workers Take Action to Protest Sick Leave Cuts

OAKLAND, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses and hospital workers who provide care at hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation organized an unprecedented national protest today against attempts to cut their access to sick leave. Tenet healthcare workers...

Doctors Join Patients to Protest at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties July 17; Thousands Join in Nationwide Event

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We'll quit before we practice government medicine" will be the message of thousands of doctors at Health Care Freedom Tea Parties on July 17. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons is joining the Tea Party Patriots to ...

TriServ Likely to Protest Decision

ATLANTA, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense has selected United Health Military & Veterans Services, LLC to serve as the TRICARE provider for the South Region. This decision comes at the completion of a process that has gone on for well over a year. (Logo: http...

The Pill Kills Women: Largest Protest Against Birth Control Pill

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory is being issued by the American Life League: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) WHAT: American Life League's "The Pill Kills Women" WHEN : Thursday, June 4, 10 a.m. WH...

Thousands Gather in Downtown Los Angeles to Protest Drastic Cuts to State's Homecare Program

Crowd sends a clear message to the Governor and Legislators that these cuts must be stopped as they will put lives at risk! LOS ANGELES, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 homecare providers, care recipients, disability and senior advocates joined other concerned Californians today in a r...

Security Officers Who Guard Kaiser Hospitals Protest Lack of Access to Affordable Healthcare

Security officers wear surgical masks and hold signs that say, "Swine Flu is even more scary when you don't have affordable health insurance" HAYWARD, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Security officers who guard Kaiser Permanente facilities donned surgical masks and held signs in ...

White House Protest Denouncing Obama's Speech at Notre Dame and Proposed Change in Abortion Conscience Regs.

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Wednesday, April 1, at 12:00 noon, D.C. area Pro-life leaders and activists will gather at Lafayette Park to protest the change in HHS regs regarding conscience for ...

Food & Water Watch and International Coalition Members to Protest World Water Forum in Istanbul

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wenonah Hauter of Food & Water Watch, an international consumer advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., along with Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians and the Blue Planet Project and representatives of the Latin American network Red...

ValueOptions(R) New Mexico Files Formal Protest of Award of New Mexico Behavioral Health Contract to United

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R) New Mexico, Inc., today filed a formal protest and requested a stay of procurement for the State of New Mexico's managed behavioral health care contract RFP 09-630-7903-0001, which was recently signed with UnitedHealth/Optum following a com...

Hundreds of RNs to Protest CPMC Friday

Only CPMC and St. Luke's Remain Without Contracts Among Sutter Facilities, Undermining Patient Safety SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of RNs in scrubs will protest Friday outside the offices of California Pacific Medical Center over the chain's refusal to ...

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Protest in Medical Definition

Ramón Carrillo

...zil. Exiled, seriously ill (insufficiently treated hypertension), politically chased (the Argentine government which ousted Peron presented a formal protest to the Brazilian government which had provided some medical help to Carrillo, labeling him as a "malingerer"; his books and pictures in Buenos Aires w...

Sexual orientation and medicine

...ciation 2006 Touro University , a medical school in California, revokes the charter of its LGBT student organization . After an outcry of protest from various groups, the school restores the group and school officials apologize. [8] 2007 The American Medical Student Association membe...
Protest in Biological News

New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon

...been on earth since the time of the dinosaurs, but are being wiped out because of inadequate international and domestic controls. We urge consumers to protest with their wallets by not purchasing any wild-caught caviar." The United States banned import of beluga caviar in 2005 after listing beluga sturgeo...

Why were the HIV prevention trials in commercial sex workers abandoned?

...ted on thalidomide more than four decades ago," say two researchers in an essay in the open access global health journal PLoS Medicine. The dramatic protest at the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand last year against a PREP trial of tenofovir among Cambodian commercial sex workers caught...
Protest in Biological Technology

PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt

...ment for 17-year-old Nick Colombo, following online activism and in face of protest at office by friends, family, nurses CYPRESS, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswir...ealthcare.org/your_story/save-my-brother-nick-pacific are . The netroots protest and calls were organized by Eve Gittelson, an influential health policy blo...

Consumer Advocates Praise Interstate Stem Cell Open Meeting Decision

...aying that an open, transparent process builds support for publicly funded science. The decision came after a closed session of the group in May and a protest from FTCR. Warren Wollschlager, of the Connecticut Department of Health and an organizer of the association, said the group's next meeting will be in...

Show customers leadership, not gamesmanship

...sed to do business with for example had the gall to charge me a $35 late fee on a $2.50 balance that allegedly got paid one day late. When I called to protest the outrageous fee 1400 percent of the outstanding account balance the customer service rep blamed it on how their billing software was programmed. ...

How a Midwestern girl became the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar software company

...rsity of Wisconsin-Madison. Majoring in computer science was a weird thing to do during the late 1960s, when Bartzs fellow students were rioting to protest the Vietnam War. Bartz recalled that her college roommates thought she was crazy for choosing to spend her time in the computer lab, communing with th...

Feuds between UW and the Legislature should end for good of the state

...to speak on campus this spring. Others were aghast when UW-Stout Chancellor Charles Sorensen unilaterally rejected an Army ROTC program from campus to protest the military's policy of rejecting openly gay recruits. The decision appears to rub against Regents policy, if not federal law, and System officials a...

Midwest biotech stocks drop like a rock during the third quarter

...or, the loner, the revolutionary and the leader. Lennons marriage to second wife Yoko Ono on March 20, 1969 followed by the famous Bed-In For Peace protest at the Amsterdam Hilton was the beginning of the end of the Beatles (they broke up in 1970) and Lennons personal emancipation. Lennons Working Class H...

Animal testing: Beyond the protests, instances of mistreatment are rare

...n. Information about the true extent of animal research and its benefits for humans and animals alike -- deserves to be heard above the bullhorns and protest signs. Our quality of life has been improved significantly by biological research that sometimes relies on the use of animals in controlled experim...

In public attitudes about taxes and spending, Wisconsin is Jekyll and Hyde

...ce in the Capitol accurately reflects the mood of most voters, who are quick to tell pollsters state and local taxes are too high and just as ready to protest if they think state or local services are threatened by a lack of public dollars. In Wisconsin, we are tax hawks and public service doves. The Legi...

Covance spars with animal rights activists

...ings designed to dissect the merits of the plan, Covance has contended with protest groups stirring debate around issues such as animal welfare, possible envir... This is where we want to be." The move has provoked a renewed flurry of protest campaigns led by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), with...

Compliance at HP - Pretexting paranoia

...ice to Larry is "Wake up and smell the subpoenas." They will be coming soon as they should be. Get a clue. One board member resigned back in May in protest of the subversive practice when he found out about it. Tom Perkins, who has a long-time history with HP that includes knowing the two founders, Hewlet...
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