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American Life League: Planned Parenthood Scandals 'Widespread'

Jim Sedlak: "Allegations that Planned Parenthood affiliates in Florida have been falsifying their annual reports over the past three years show that what happened in California is not an isolated incident." WASHINGTON, March 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League renewed its c...

Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath

After a protracted legal battle, the families of more than 1,200 children, whose organs were removed after death without their parents' knowledge ,will each receive Compensations.// On an average of about £2,900 in a compensation deal announced recently ,in the United Kingdom. The NHS which i...

Medical Education in Australia Embroiled in Scandals

Medical education in Australia is getting caught in a number of issues which is corrupting the system, AMA has sounded a wake up call. This coupled with dwindling// numbers of health workers, has left very little to be desired in the field of healthcare education. Australian Medical Associatio...

Opening Day of Fi Asia-China 2009 Brings the Food Ingredients Industry to Shanghai

... Safety concerns high on the agenda China has enjoyed a reputation as an international, low cost supplier of food ingredients, however safety scandals have recently rocked the food industry in China. After years of development, China's comprehensive new Food Law was put into effect on June 1, 2009. ...

Operation Rescue Launches Opposition to Gov. Sebelius' Confirmation as HHS Secretary

... well be appointing George Tiller, because Tiller is the one that will be pulling her strings," said Newman. "Sebelius' involvement in Kansas abortion scandals and her indebtedness to the corrupt abortion lobby makes her unfit to serve. We urge our supporters to begin contacting their Senators now to voice op...

Legal and Ethical Violations Risks Seen Rising, But Not Resources to Control the Risk

...bership organizations serving ethics and compliance professionals across industry and in approximately 25 countries. Warning of Future Corporate scandals In what may be a warning sign of future corporate scandals, despite the increase in perceived risk, survey respondents were far more likely to beli...

Labor Union Coalition Alerts Industry Analysts About Rite Aid

...te Aid is at a critical juncture. The company's future is riding on the success of the acquisition, the growth of its PBM business, emergence from the scandals that plagued the company in the past, and improving same store sales during the upcoming holiday season. Rite Aid is already on thin ice; it can ill-a...

Union Corruption Watchdog Criticizes GM/UAW Deal on Health Care; Says Congress Should Hold Hearings on 'Lousy Deal' for Retirees

...they so often get looted by corrupt union officials. The UAW is not clean. As we have documented, many unions have been plagued by a number of benefit scandals in recent years." "Union-controlled health and benefit plans often shortchange union members and retirees. Instead of getting the best deal for part...

China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

...fe food products. Analysts believe that Zheng's death penalty is a calculated response of Government's intention to put an end to the numerous scandals related to poor quality of food products and medications in China The Chinese Government has also stepped up its patrols in recent weeks, announcing...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

... of human tissues", Witten was quoted. Yet, experts in the industry say those recommendations would not have prevented two recent well-publicized scandals over the safety of cadaver tissues that were transplanted. Thousands of Americans who had routine procedures like knee and back operations were urged ...
Scandals in Biological Technology

Global Blood Resources' On-Line Calculator Reveals Wasted Blood Costs by Blood Salvage Machines During Heart Surgery to be in the Billions

...billions of dollars each year, money that could be saved by using Global Blood Resources' salvage device, the Hemobag(R). Although the tainted blood scandals of the 1980s and 1990s are largely over thanks to improved blood donor screening tests for diseases such as AIDS and hepatitis C, discouraging news st...

EducatedInvestor.com Launches to Help Investors Make Informed Decisions

... Madison, Wis. The stock market and mutual fund scandals that have caused investors to lose vast sums of personal wealth have left these individuals confused or nervous about getting back into the market. A ...

Sarbanes-Oxley for the Rest of Us

...rtant to understand the spirit of Sarbox, as well as provisions that are expressly applicable to privately held and non-profit companies. Corporate scandals over the last few years planted the seeds for Sarbox and a host of related legislation, rules, and regulations. Corporations such as Enron, Global Cr...

Why Google Matters

...ealistic in the conditions it proposed for its stock offering. While some trepidation is understandable given the recent spate of corporate accounting scandals and investor abuses, from where I sit, the critics seem to be overreacting. In my view, Google is making a courageous and unprecedented attempt to bal...

Is your competitive edge really a wedge?

...er heard of Henry Mintzberg, but he is held in the same high esteem by academics as Peter Drucker. He and his co-authors make the case that the recent scandals and misdeeds at corporations such as Enron, Adephia, Andersen Consulting, Worldcom, etc. are symptoms of a pervasive syndrome of selfishness that has ...

Part 4 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

...nt and good governance. You could say that government caused governance or, at least, the recent emphasis on IT governance. The considerable number of scandals in the stock market -- Enron, Worldcom, Tyco -- have reduced the publics trust in business. In 2002, the government responded strongly to those events...

Readers respond - Imagining the possibilities

... you're not alone. A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey showed that 84 percent of those polled said Sarbanes-Oxley (passed in the wake of accounting scandals at Enron and WorldCom) was a challenge. Of those, almost half said complying was a "major challenge." You can read more about the survey online at ww...

With Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance takes center stage for CIOs

... Congress's passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, or SOX, as it has come to be called. SOX, which was passed largely in reaction to the corporate scandals that brought down the likes of Enron and Adelphia, addresses numerous issues within public companies, which were required to begin complying in Novemb...

When the 'send' button brings trouble

...t a future legal controversy could create problems if e-mails have been deleted. E-mail archiving, a necessary cost In an environment of corporate scandals and new oversight laws such as Sarbanes-Oxley, it is becoming more and more important for companies to be able to reproduce the right information at t...

Business professor launches corporate reporting study

...he professional oversight boards - these regulatory bodies are struggling with preserving the integrity of the capital markets in the wake of numerous scandals stemming from reporting failures," Holder-Webb said. "In particular, they are responding to a dramatic rise in demand for information about public com...
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