Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up
Sen. Sherrod Brown, Public Health Insurance Option Author Jacob Hacker To Brief Reporters On Where Key Elements of Reform Stand, Need To Hold Insurers Accountable
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Sherrod Brown , D-Ohio, will join health care expert Jacob Ha...
The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill in the Senate Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma
DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation applauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for introducing S. 1545, the "Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act" in the United States Senate. This important legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Charles Schume...
Cancellation of Senate Veterans Affairs Hearing in Yountville
YOUNTVILLE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists:
WHAT: A special hearing of the California Senate
Veterans Affairs Committee at the
Yountville Veterans Home has been CANCELLED . The ...
Landrieu Leads Senate Fight to Improve Health Care For Small Businesses
WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La., joined Assistant Senate
Majority Leader Dick Durbin and Senators Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Jeff Merkley, D-Or...
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Pushes for Senate Bill to Assist Family Caregivers of the Most Severely Injured Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Wounded Warrior Project commends the House of Representatives for passing a bill (H.R. 3155) that will assist the family caregivers of the most severely wounded veterans, but endorsed a Senate
bill (S. 801) that would provide ...
Pennsylvania Commission for Women Rallies Against Senate Budget Proposal
Leaders Denounce Plan as Harmful to Women and Children
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today hosted a rally at the state Capitol to oppose devastating budget cuts proposed by the Senate
that would endanger cri...
Charlotte Attorney Calls on North Carolina Senate to Pass "Comparative Negligence" Bill in Order to Better Protect Injury Victims in State
Herbert Auger, veteran personal injury attorney, notes that North Carolina is one of just four states to deny any monetary award if injured party is even slightly to blame for accident
Charlotte, N.C. (Lexis Nexis) July 23, 2009 -- The North Carolina State Senate
Pelosi Statement on Health Care Reform Legislation Passed Today by the Senate HELP Committee
WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the Senate
HELP Committee passed its version of health care reform legislation:
"The passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act out of the Senate
HELP Committee is ...
Americans United for Life President to Testify at Sotomayor Senate Judiciary Hearing
WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) announced today that its President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest has been called to testify at the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, which begin on Monday, July 13.
AUL President Charmaine Yoest said...
AUL President to Senate Judiciary Committee: Ask Top 10 Questions to Judge Sotomayor
WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Americans United for Life (AUL) President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released a memo to Senate
Judiciary Committee members, urging them to ask Judge Sotomayor the "Top Ten" most important questions pertaining to abortion, its regulations...
Senate in Medical Technology
New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform
... shows that the American people believe prevention and wellness are the cornerstones of a high performing health care system. And they're right," said senate
Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont). "Today, we spend nearly $800 billion on health problems that are directly linked to lifestyle and poor...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala
...of legislation is the passing of the 2007 landmark senate
bill that lifted bans on stem cell research in Ame...
Senator Kennedy is currently Chairman of the senate
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. He also serves on the senate
Armed Services Committee, where he is Chairman of ...
Johnson & Johnson Announces Support for Kohl-Grassley Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009
....J., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In letters to senate
Special Committee on Aging Chairman Herb Kohl (D-WI) and senate
Finance Committee Ranking Member Charles Grassley ...f 2009, which is currently being considered by the senate
Finance Committee, would increase transparency in ...
Senate Told Brain Technology Can Impact Public Policy
...road range of public
policy issues, according to scientists visiting the US senate
today. At the
invitation of the senate
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
(HELP) researchers from ...
Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees
...hange the world. That can mean uniting our voices as one to call for
change, or rolling up our sleeves as one to help those in need," explained
Majority Leader Bill Frist, who co-chairs ONE's presidential
campaign initiative, ONE Vote '08.
In part because ONE members have raised their voices...
International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma 2008
...ng asbestos and
providing research funding for meso and asbestos related diseases. This
legislation must be conferenced with the companion bill in the senate
signed into law by the President before year-end. The second advocacy
objective is to request that the Senate's Defense Appropriations
Lupus Under the Spotlight: U.S. Congress Shows Support for Women's Health Issues
... NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus
Research (ALR) commends the senate
on its passage of a resolution
supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's Health Week that begins
annually on Mother's Day. The resolution, i...
Hillary Clinton Pledges Bold Approach to Stopping HIV/AIDS & Global Poverty
...ience-based AIDS programs in the US, to reach everyone at
risk," he added. Senator Clinton has co-sponsored important, bi-partisan legislation in
to help African countries improve their health systems, which
will help ensure aid can be fully and effectively used. The pledge she
signed today incl...
California Legislature Passes Historic HIV Testing Bill (AB 682); AHF Urges Governor to Sign Crucial Lifesaving Legislation
Assembly Bill 682, California's Routine HIV Screening Bill, which cleared
the Assembly on final concurrence (64-0) today after clearing the senate
a 38 to 1 vote late last week. The bill now moves on to the Governor's
desk, where it is hoped that Governor Schwarzenegger will sign this
Senate Passes Drug-Safety Reforms to Prevent Future Vioxx-type
Disasters; House Urged to Act on Strong Drug Safety Bill
...en introduced but
has yet to be considered.
should be congratulated for passing reforms to
ens...consumer advertising, an original
provision in the senate
bill giving the FDA power to restrict
advertising ...d by Reps. Waxman and Markey, contains many of
provisions, but makes more clinical trial results
Senate in Medical Dictionary
...ry CT foreclosures and other great properties in Connecticut with the listings of Danbury foreclosure homes. Information on and links to State senate
Republicans, plus press releases and legislative updates. ... http://www.senaterepublicans . ct .gov/deficit/script/forward .html ... CT scanner...
Senate in Biological News
US Senate confirms Clemson University engineering Dean Esin Gulari to National Science Board
The U.S. Senate
has confirmed the appointment of Esin Gulari, dean of the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, to serve on the National Science Board (NSB). President George W. Bush nominated Gulari for the post along with six other distinguished scientists.
"This is a trem...
AACR applauds nomination of Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., to be the new NIH director
...ooks forward to working with Dr. Collins as new scientific discoveries transform the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The AACR urges the senate
to confirm him with haste.
Down to Earth carbon science: Briefing April 15 in DC
...rests", will be held in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:30 am in 1334 Longworth House Office Building and again at 3:00 pm in 328-A senate
Russell Office Building.
Featured in the briefing will be:
Chuck Rice of the 2nd Congressional district of Kansas and Soil Microbiology Profes...
3 Woods Hole scientific institutions forge alliance to address societal issues
...osystems health and human well-being.
Massachusetts officials, including senate
President Therese Murray, Senator Robert O'Leary (D-Barnstable), and Repres...of these organizations is world renowned for their cutting-edge work," said senate
President Murray. "Combining their efforts will make the Woods Hole scienti...
Reforming defense department acquisition policy: UM expert
... acquisition policies, but they do need reforming, says University of Maryland public policy professor Jacques Gansler, who testified today before the senate
Armed Services Committee.
Gansler directed the Defense Department's acquisition operation during the Clinton administration and has served as a co...
VUANCE Announces Crime Scene Security and Evidentiary Tracking Development Project
...e Department of
Justice and funding was awarded through legislations sponsored by Vice
President-elect Biden when he was a member of the United States senate
About VUANCE Ltd.
VUANCE Ltd. develops and markets state-of-the-art security solutions for
viewing, tracking, locating,...
Resilience in an aging society: GSA showcases cutting-edge meeting topics
...ommitment to volunteer service, so advocates are working with congressional leaders to enact civic engagement legislation early in the 111th Congress. senate
and House staffers are slated to present their bosses' initiatives, while policy makers, advocates, and volunteers will share their visions for contin...
World's rarest big cat gets a check-up
...) and Sam Brownback (KS-R) and Representatives Tom Udall (NM-D), John Tanner (TN-D), Hal Rogers (KY-R) and Ed Royce (CA-R). Timely action by the U.S. senate
would ensure passage of this important legislation.
DFG continues to strengthen biodiversity research
... German Research Foundation) has now established a senate
Commission to better network biodiversity research...hat have not collaborated closely in the past. The senate
Commission, which is set up for a period of six ye...rt measures to improve it.
By establishing this senate
Commission, the DFG continues its efforts to stren...
Heart valves that grow with the patient
... committed in many different ways to scientific self-governance, most of all in the DFG Senate, of which he was a member from 2001 to 2007, and in the senate
Commission for Clinical Research.
But the nomination for the Future Prize is not only a distinction for Haverich himself, but also an affirmation ...
Senate in Biological Technology
GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients
ARLINGTON, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger on the Senate
HELP Committee's vote on biogenerics legislation.
"While we are extremely disappointe...
GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal
ARLINGTON, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger on The Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO's) erroneous claims regarding the Senate
HELP Biogenerics amendments.
TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell
Upon confirmation, Mr. Genachowski will serve as the next FCC Chair; Mr. McDowell has served on Commission since 2006
WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the nominatio...
MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a crowd of more than 170 bioscience leaders at the MichBio Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor Wednesday night, Stephen Rapundalo, Ph.D., MichBio president and CEO, said that a growing awareness by state legislators of the industry's economic ...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Address Senate Special Committee on Aging, Calling for Urgent Action Against Alzheimer's Disease
The Alzheimer's Study Group Outlines a National Plan
WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, retired U.S.
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Former Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich presented testimony to a special hearing of the U.S. Senate
House and Senate Pass Medicare Legislation to Freeze 2008 Reimbursement for Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals at 2007 Levels
Bill assures patients continue to have access to ZEVALIN(R) and other novel radioimmunotherapies
SEATTLE, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Medicare legislation
passed by the House and Senate
extends the 2007 reimbursement methodology
for radiopharmaceuticals into 20...
Cloning ban comes before Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday
Madison, Wis. -- A proposed ban on all human embryonic cloning in the state will be voted on in the state Senate
Tuesday, a proposal opposed by many in the medical research community.
The proposed ban, known as AB 499, would outlaw not only cloning for reproductive purposes but also what propo...
Wisconsin Senate votes to outlaw cloning; measure still faces veto
Madison, Wis. -- The state Senate
voted 21-12 on Wednesday, short of a veto-proof majority, to ban all forms of cloning in Wisconsin, though it is likely that Gov. Jim Doyle will veto the bill.
The bill was supported by all Republicans and two Democrats: Sen. Jeff Plale, D-South Milwaukee, and...
Doyle urges Senate to loosen stem cell restrictions
Washington, D.C. - With the opening of a U.S. Senate
debate on stem cell policy just hours away, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle again urged Senators to overturn President Bush's ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
During a morning visit to the West Salem home of Samuel and...
Why the Senate should ease stem cell restrictions
Madison, Wis. - Dr. Jamie Thomson and his colleagues at Madison's WiCell Research Institute announced early this year they had developed two new lines of stem cells "fed" through a culture medium free of animal proteins. The breakthrough was hailed in scientific circles because it moved stem...