How Clipping Pet Parrot's Wings May Violate Their Animal Rights
ORLANDO, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The common practice of clipping a
pet parrots wings so that it can't fly in its owners house may be causing
more serious emotional trauma to pet birds then many people realize, and be
a violation of their animal rights.
Thousands of pet parrots are develo...
Milk Firms in Philippines Violate Breastfeeding Code: WHO
Infant milk formula firms in the Philippines are violating a law that bars them from promoting their product as a substitute for breastfeeding, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday.
The government and the milk companies are currently battling it out in the Supreme Court over...
Judge Sues Blue Cross for Autism Treatment
...resented by Gerard Mantese and John J. Conway.
Mantese, co-counsel for Judge Matthews, stated, "It is unfortunate that Blue Cross continues to violate
its own insurance policies by refusing to provide needed health care to these children. It has already been demonstrated in the federal case we just s...
FRC Action Launches TV Ad Campaign On Government Health Care Takeover
... will continue to work to mobilize a coalition in opposition to the health care plan in its current form which will force taxpayers to fund abortions, violate
the conscience rights of medical workers, and impose a massive tax and debt burden on American families."
To view the ad, " After a Government...
Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act
...e lenient opacity regulations than more modern plants. But Midwest's Generation's own reports document that all of the company's coal plants regularly violate
even these relaxed opacity regulations. Installing modern pollution controls could greatly reduce particulate matter from these plants.
American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping
"We have an obligation to make sure our employers are responsible stewards of the environment and are not engaging in practices that violate
health or environmental regulations," said James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President. "We believe that the American Red Cross also has a responsibil...
Pennsylvania Insurance Department Examinations to Focus on Health Insurance Competition
...tions is to determine whether there are any anti-competitive practices that violate
current law and, if so, to take steps under the law to remedy the effects o...petition," continued Ario. "If we discover competitive problems that do not violate
current law, an outgrowth of this process could be recommendations for stat...
FRC's Tony Perkins Commends Pro-life Lawmakers Who Oppose Federal Funding of Abortion
... "Even beyond the opposition of the great majority of Americans, a core principle is at stake: No one in any field of endeavor should be compelled to violate
his or her conscience at the whim of Washington. One of the reasons we fought a Revolution was to establish that principle, and it's still worth defe...
Cardinal Rigali Criticizes Final NIH Guidelines for Destructive Stem Cell Research
...xisted previously or that are produced in foreign countries may be made eligible for federally funded research even if they were obtained in ways that violate
one or more of the NIH's own informed consent requirements.
"The comments of tens of thousands of Americans opposing the destruction of innocent ...
InfoWallet, A New Innovative Secure, Portable, Multi-Platform, Personal Life Manager Software Is Now Available
... InfoWallet runs only on the USB pocket drive when it is plugged into your computer. It installs NO personal files on the work computer, so it doesn't violate
any company security guidelines, and at the same time it protects the user's personal privacy.
One of the important issues often being discussed t...
Violate in Medical Technology
Comprehensive Safety Tests Published on Ruyan(R) Smoking Alternatives
...ketable new product
at the 2008 Tobacco Plus Expo.
Ruyan smoking alternatives do not produce tobacco smoke or smoke of any
kind and, as such, do not violate
smoking bans or restrictions. Users have
successfully satisfied tobacco urges in all states and in all places where
smoking is otherwise restricted.
Dog Law Officers' Crackdown on Unsatisfactory Kennels Protecting Animals, Consumers
...evere violations of the dog law were
handled in court by dog wardens," said Smith. "Now we are better able to
prosecute kennel operators who willfully violate
the law and put animals in
potentially harmful situations."
State dog wardens also charged Elton Horning, of Penn's Creek Kennel in
Sciele Pharma Announces Successful Completion of New Sular
Formulation Clinical Trial Program
...r products makes these products subject to
increased competition and other risks; and we run the risk that we,
or third parties on whom we rely, could violate
Some unforeseen difficulties may occur.
The above are some of the principal factors that could cause
actual results to ...
Major Manufacturer of Unapproved and Adulterated Drugs
applications that the products are safe and effective. One of the
priorities in this CPG is enforcement actions against manufacturers
other provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and
For more information:
FDA’s ongoing efforts on marketing unapproved drugs
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All-Poly Inlay Tibia
Recessed/Inlay style surgical technique
A cavity is burred into the tibia to in...
Company:Encore Medical Corporation
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... of conduct disorder ... Children with conduct disorder repeatedly violate
the personal or property ... Children with conduct disorder repeatedly violate
the personal or property ... A diagnosis of conduct disorder is likel...
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Wildfires cause ozone pollution to violate health standards, new study shows
BOULDER--Wildfires can boost ozone pollution to levels that violate
U.S. health standards, a new study concludes. The research, by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), focused on California wildfires in 2007, finding that they repeatedly caused ground-level ozone to s...
CO2 emissions could violate EPA ocean-quality standards within decades
Stanford, CA. -- In a commentary in the September 25, 2007, issue of the Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), a large team of scientists state that human-induced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will alter ocean chemistry to the point where it will violate
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Quality...
Covering the bases: Quantum effect may hold promise for low-cost DNA sequencing, sensor applications
...ers, then the electrons can actually leak from one electrode to the other, because in quantum mechanics, they're not confined." These electrons, which violate
classical mechanics as they hop across the tiny junction, are said to "tunnel."
Now, Lindsay's research team has developed a method to identify di...
VCU survey: US public supports genetic research, testing and government spending on research
...about how to conduct such research safely. About three in 10, or 28 percent, say their main concern is that genetic research will be used in ways that violate
moral principles, while 21 percent are most concerned about discrimination. A majority of the U.S. public is skeptical that government regulation will...
Modest CO2 cutbacks may be too little, too late for coral reefs
...CO2 levels as low as 450 ppm, large parts of the Southern Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and the North Pacific would experience a rise in acidity that would violate
US Environmental Protection Agency water quality standards." Under those conditions the shells of many marine organisms would dissolve, including thos...
Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS
Many international aid organizations are against such mandatory treatment programs for prostitutes as they find them to be discriminatory, violate
the individual’s human rights and are perceived as an attack on female prostitutes who are viewed as victims of gender and income inequality. Such org...
Electric fish in Africa could be example of evolution in action
...c fish in Gabon since the 1970s.
The research, published in the June issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, describes how some of these fish violate
an otherwise regular pattern of mating behavior, and so could be living examples of a species of fish diverging into separate species.
Attention shoppers: Researchers find neurons that encode the value of different goods
...g been studied by economists and psychologists. In particular, research in behavioral economics shows that in numerous circumstances, peoples' choices violate
the criteria of economic rationality. This motivates a currently growing interest for the neural bases of economic choice--an emerging field called "n...
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ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents
...s lawsuit because a fundamental tenet of ASCP is that patients come first," said ASCP President Barbara J. McKenna, MD, FASCP. "Gene patents violate
this principle by creating unjustifiable monopolies on human genetic information that is critical in the diagnosis of many diseases."
Occlutech Obtains Favourable Ruling in Proceedings Initiated by AGA Medical
... new range of
innovative occluders for treating PFO and ASD in order not to violate
recent German patent ruling," said Tor Peters who was appointed CEO in ...ptember. Thirdly, we have
developed a version of the occluder that does not violate
any ruling. This
occluder will be launched in Germany before the summer. Ma...
US District Court Enters Final Judgment in Favor of Smith & Nephew; Permanent Injunction Prohibits Arthrex Inc. From Selling Infringing Medical Devices
...ith & Nephew Endoscopy. "We are
fully committed to defending our intellectual property from being infringed by
Arthrex or any other companies that violate
The disputed patent covers use of Smith & Nephew's BIORAPTOR(TM), TAG(TM)
WEDGE, and TAG ROD suture anc...
Engineers aim to solve 'burning' computer problem
...al cells that operate outside thermal equilibrium.
"Chlorophyll, for example, can convert photons into energy in highly efficient ways that seem to violate
traditional thermodynamic expectations," he said.
A closely related concept, Brownian "ratchets," will also be explored. This concept proposes that...
US Oncology Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Results
... Company became aware that it and one of its
affiliated practices are the subject of allegations that the practice may
have engaged in activities that violate
the Federal False Claims Act. These
allegations are contained in a qui tam complaint, commonly referred to as a
"whistle-blower" lawsuit. The details ...
VaxGen Addresses MPM Claims in Letter to Stockholders
in its entirety, is repayable with interest and is secured by Raven's
significant intellectual property assets.
MPM has requested that VaxGen violate
its merger agreement by
withholding funding of the bridge loan. This is not feasible without
significant consequences. Should Vaxgen seek to terminate...
Time for health plans to comply with HIPAA privacy rules
...ministrative and technical safeguards);
There must be a process for handling privacy complaints;
Sanctions must be developed for employees who violate
Plan must mitigate any violation of privacy procedures to the extent possible;
Plan must refrain from retaliatory or intim...
Genzyme sues former Bone Care employees
...mployees signed contracts with non-compete provisions in which they agreed not to use Genzyme's trade secrets, but he denied they had done anything to violate
"The products were developed based on our own knowledge," he said
Messner is a former director of marketing at BCI, and now is v...
Viewing the Internet as a free-for-all can be costly
Trademark law protects words, phrases, symbols, or designs that have become part of the identity of a company.
Marketers frequently violate
competitors' trademarks when they bid on competitors' names, or their product names, as part of search engine marketing campaigns. Trademarks also are...
Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents
...ringement should be resolved by the presumption against extraterritorial enforcement of United States patent law. Thus, Microsoft's activities did not violate
United States patent laws.
Significance beyond software
The Supreme Court's decision may implicate other technology fields where a master samp...