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Elected Officials Voting Against Health Reform Received 65% More in Campaign Donations From Health and Insurance Interests Than Those Voting for Reform

Study explores $187.1 million in health and insurance donations given to 193 members of Congress on five key committees with jurisdiction over health care bills Members of...

Online Voting Begins for Ford Customer Service Division's Second Annual Funny Car Design Contest to Support Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

DEARBORN, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's okay to vote early and vote often ... at least when the voting helps out a good cause. Starting today, and running through August 14, the public is invited to visit www.jdrf.org/ford , view more than 200 paint scheme designs and vote ...

Providence Service Corporation Announces Certified Voting Results of Annual Meeting of Stockholders

TUCSON, Ariz., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that the independent inspectors of elections, IVS Associates, Inc., have certified the voting results of the Company's Annual Meeting held on June 15, 2009, confirming the prelimin...

JLL Announces Extension of Its Offer to Acquire Patheon and Take Up of Deposited Restricted Voting Shares

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Partners, Inc. and its affiliate, JLL Patheon Holdings, LLC (collectively, "JLL"), announced today that as at 6:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on June 1, 2009 (the "Expiry Time") a total of 33,667,752 Restricted Voting Shares in the capital of Patheon Inc. ("Patheon") ...

The Quigley Corporation Announces Final Voting Results for 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Judge Orders Incumbent Board to Remain In Place Until Further Hearing; Final Outcome of Director Election Remains Uncertain

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ), www.quigleyco.com , today announced that IVS Associates, Inc., the inspector of election for Quigley's 2009 annual meeting of shareholders, issued its final report, showing that Ted Karkus' seve...

JLL Announces Extension of Its Offer To Acquire Patheon and Take Up of Deposited Restricted Voting Shares

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Partners, Inc. and its affiliate, JLL Patheon Holdings, LLC (collectively, "JLL"), announced today that as at 6:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on May 7, 2009 (the "Expiry Time") 31,411,927 Restricted Voting Shares in the capital of Patheon Inc. ("Patheon") were validly ...

APHA Voting Record Tracks How Members of Congress Voted on Public Health Legislation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) today released its annual congressional voting record, which measures how members of Congress voted on legislation that is important to public health. APHA's report was compiled by examining hundr...

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Terminates Voting Rights Agreement for Yunnan Subsidiary

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD ) ("Nepstar" or "the Company"), the largest retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, today announced that its Board of Directors and the Audit Committe...

Cardinal Health Announces Preliminary Shareholder Voting Results at Annual Meeting

Board of Directors Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced the preliminary results of shareholder voting at t...

Lloyd I. Miller III Announces Voting Intentions for United American Healthcare's Annual Meeting

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United American Healthcare Corporation has nominated Bruce R. Galloway for election to the Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for Friday, November 7, 2008. As a beneficial owner of more than one million ...
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FDA Approves Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Fanapt(TM) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

... READ THE PROXY STATEMENT CAREFULLY WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE, AS IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT STOCKHOLDERS SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE MAKING ANY voting OR INVESTMENT DECISION. ...

YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES NIMOTUZUMAB PRESENTATIONS TO BE MADE AT THE 100TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

...ugh Accipiter Capital Management, LLC and associated companies decreased holdings in the Company to 2,814,932 common shares, representing 4.8 per cent voting rights attached to the issued common share capital of the Company, being 58,216,309 common shares. This information is being provided in order to comp...

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

...to the best preventive cardiovascular strategy, with most alternating between lifestyle changes and drug therapy. Among the majority of those voting against lifelong drug therapy was one M.D., who commented, "The American people want the magic bullet that will allow them to continue their unhealthf...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals Submits New Drug Application for Intermezzo(R) for Treatment of Middle-of-the-Night Awakenings

...s are urged to read the proxy statement/prospectus/information statement and the other relevant materials when they become available before making any voting or investment decision with respect to the proposed transaction. Novacea and its respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be par...

International Medical Corps Matched with Top 25 American Express Members Project, 'Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children'

...st votes by September 29 will vie for $2.5 million in funding. The five finalists will be announced on September 30 and will then move onto a second voting round where the one with the most votes receives $1.5 million; second place $500,000; third place is $300,000; and fourth and fifth place $100,000. Th...

Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Before the House Judiciary Committee

...eps will supplement our ongoing efforts both to enforce laws, including the voting Rights Act, designed to guarantee access of all Americans to the ballot and...raud and campaign finance abuse, intended to safeguard the integrity of the voting process. All these efforts are essential in ensuring that elections reflect...

Iomai Announces Publication in The Lancet of Phase II Study Demonstrating Significant Efficacy of Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine

...ill be filing a definitive proxy statement for its stockholders and other documents regarding the proposed transaction with the SEC. BEFORE MAKING ANY voting OR INVESTMENT DECISION, IOMAI STOCKHOLDERS AND INVESTORS ARE URGED TO CAREFULLY READ THE PRELIMINARY PROXY STATEMENT AND, WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE, T...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

...ement for its stockholders and other documents regarding the proposed transaction with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BEFORE MAKING ANY voting OR INVESTMENT DECISION, IOMAI STOCKHOLDERS AND INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRET...

Artists for a New South Africa Will be 'Shaking The Blues' at Gala Benefit November 15, With Performances by Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal Trio, The Roots, and Guest Stars at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

...ganization working in the US and South Africa to combat HIV/AIDS, safeguard voting rights and democracy, advance human rights and equality, and assist and emp...n the US, South Africa, and across the African continent about HIV/AIDS and voting rights. For more information: http://www.ansafrica.org Attending Shaking...

The First Annual Cervical Cancer/HPV Conference Tackles Controversial Vaccine Issues and Encourages Advocacy

...ent could agree. After listening to Dr. Felix, and receiving all the facts and information, the NCCC took a second vote using a real-time computerized voting system and discovered more than 70 percent now advocated mandating the vaccine for girls between the ages of 9 and 13, as long as there was an "opt-ou...
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Sweden to host 1.3 billion Euro research center

...eting in Brussels last night (28 May), seven countries voted in support of Lund's bid to host the European Spallation Source (ESS), with a further two voting with the majority. The European Spallation Source (ESS) will be the world's most advanced centre for materials research, enabling scientists to stu...

Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

...2009 at noon EDT. Viewers can vote for their favorite Art of Science images at: www.princeton.edu/artofscience/2009/vote The Art of Science voting gallery was created by a team headed by Matthew Salganik, an assistant professor of sociology at Princeton. The site builds upon an existing project c...

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

...SADENA, Calif.-- Brain-imaging studies reveal that voting decisions are more associated with the brain's res...robe how a politician's appearance might influence voting decisions, Michael Spezio, an assistant professor ...ience at Caltech and codirector of the Caltech/MIT voting Technology Project. One surprise in the study ...

New Study Reveals the Emotional Impact and Effectiveness of Negative Campaigning

...y released Election Patterns application that matches personality traits to voting patterns. This week's report revealed three key findings: 1) the emotional ...d voters who cross party lines. Only two percent of Democrats plan on voting for McCain, while nine percent of Republicans support Obama. -- Obam...

New book tutors future presidents and public on science behind the headlines

... asked him what his politics were. "Just in asking the question, he gave me a great compliment," Muller said, noting that he refused to divulge his voting preferences. "Science should be nonpartisan, and that's how I try teach it." Muller is unsure whether either presidential candidate has seen his bo...

Political participation is partially rooted in genetic inheritance

...eir genes, are significantly more similar in their voting behavior than fraternal twins who share only 50 pe...ly known that parents and children exhibit similar voting behavior, but this has always been interpreted as ...ed that social behavior plays an important role in voting and other forms of political behavior. In particu...

Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates

...itions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. Shareholders representing approximately 67 percent of Oberon's common stock have entered into a voting and irrevocable proxy agreement to vote their shares in favor of the proposed transaction. Founded in 2002, Oberon provides engineering, operational...

Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates

...itions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. Shareholders representing approximately 67 percent of Oberon's common stock have entered into a voting and irrevocable proxy agreement to vote their shares in favor of the proposed transaction. Founded in 2002, Oberon provides engineering, operational...

Fat: Its not what you think!

...The message of low fat has not been based on the best science. Yet, because of the methods for issuing recommendations and warnings, namely, through a voting consensus in which most members of the committee defer to the knowledge of others, the Association continues to warn against the consumption of fats. ...

Record Attendance at the 2007 National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition

...w that 90% or more of exhibitors renewed immediately. This year's show also featured the 6th Annual NECE Attendees' Choice Awards, with the audience voting for the new products they felt are most likely to increase productivity and profitability, while improving workplace health and safety. The winners of...
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Amgen Announces Voting Results Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ), today announced results of voting at the company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held at The St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. Approximately 87.3 percent of outstanding shares were represented at the meeting. ...

Senetek PLC Announces 2008 Annual General Meeting Voting Results

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that target the science of healthy aging, today announced that shareholders have approved all four resolutions that the Company had proposed a...

RiskMetrics (ISS), An Independent Proxy Advisory Firm, Recommends Voting the GOLD Card for Four of PTV's Nominees: Anderson, McInerney, Melrose, and O'Holla

RiskMetrics Further Advises Shareholders to Reject Entire Management Slate of InSite Vision, Including the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer AUSTIN, Texas and HOUSTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PTV Sciences ("PTV"), a healthcare venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announc...

Zimmer Holdings Announces Support for Elimination of Super-Majority Voting Requirements

WARSAW, Ind., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMG ; SWX: ZMH), a leader in the orthopaedics industry, announced today that, at the next annual meeting of stockholders, its Board of Directors will recommend a series of related amendments to the Company's charter ...

Broadjam to Provide Academy of Country Music Online Award Voting

Madison, Wis., -- Broadjam Inc. , a Madison-based provider of Internet and desktop tools for musicians, record labels and publishers, has been selected to create and implement a ground-breaking online voting mechanism for the Academy of Country Music . In an intriguing move from an industry of...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

... BOSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) announced the voting results of a special shareholders meeting today regarding the proposed merger with Merck & Co., Inc. More than 99 percent of votes cast voted to ...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...estors are urged to read the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus/prospectus and the other relevant materials when they become available before making any voting or investment decision with respect to the merger. Participants in the Solicitation The directors and executive officers of Celldex and Cur...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

... bicarbonate product. (Announced June 23) Schering-Plough and Merck scheduled special meetings of shareholders on Aug. 7, 2009, for purposes of voting on the proposed merger. The transaction is subject to shareholder approvals as well as the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulator...

CardioDynamics Agrees to be Acquired by SonoSite for $1.35 Per Share

...s to be filed with the SEC when they become available. Investors should read the proxy statement carefully when it becomes available before making any voting or investment decisions. Forward-looking Information and the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Certain statements in this press relea...

Amylin Announces Preliminary Tabulation of Annual Meeting Results

...rking with all our new Directors to bring transformational medicines to patients and to drive sustainable and profitable growth. voting results on Director elections and all proposals will be finalized once they are certified by the Inspector following a customary review and challenge ...
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