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The US Drug Watchdog Expands its Zicam Investigation and Wants to Hear From All Users Who Lost Their Sense of Smell

According to the US Drug Watchdog, "we want to hear from any Zicam Nasal Gel or Zicam Nasal Swab user who has lost their sense of smell." The group says, "on June 16, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised consumers to stop using products marketed over-the-counter as c...

Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation's health insurance companies met in San Diego, California to discuss how to "make health care reform a reality," Consumer Watchdog called on Congressional leaders to include key patient protections and legal accountability measures...

Consumer Watchdog Praises Insurance Commissioner Poizner for Health Insurance 'Rescission' Rules, Pans Schwarzenegger Administration for Failure to Regulate HMOs

Without Parallel Rules in Dept. of Managed Health Care, Insurers Can "Discriminate...On the Basis of Which Agency Regulates" the Policy. LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today in Los Angeles, Consumer Watchdog joined California Insurance Commissioner Steve ...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Montana

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politic...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Louisiana

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...

"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Indiana

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the p...

'Viewers Beware' Report By Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running In Nebraska

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Virginia

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...

"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in South Dakota

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...

'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Alaska

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...
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New Federal Stem Cell Rules Would Hinder Existing Research, Consumer Group Warns

... research that had received funding under the Bush Administration, Consumer watchdog said today. The nonpartisan, nonprofit group called on the National Instit... derived in good faith according to then existing standards." Consumer watchdog supports modifications proposed by the California Institute for Regenerativ...

Consumer Group Urges Gov. Schwarzenegger to Sign Stem Cell Bill Into Law

...ic accountability bill, SB1565, into law, Consumer watchdog said today. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sheila Kue...egulatory process," said John M. Simpson, Consumer watchdog Stem Cell project director. "Without this law the ...n only benefit the $6 billion program." Consumer watchdog will continue to seek legislation that would give ...

California Stem Cell Agency Exaggerated Its Role in Funding Key Research

... stem cell agency overstated and hyped the importance of its funding in enabling clinical trials for a drug to treat a severe blood disorder, Consumer watchdog said today, seriously undercutting the agency's credibility and alienating those who support publicly funded stem cell research. Last week the Cal...

New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute

...cost California taxpayers $6 billion. The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org . ...

Consumer Advocates Support Patent Office on Stem Cell Patent Rejection

... requirements for stem cell researchers The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org and http://www.oilwatchdog.org . The Public Patent Foundation...
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Stimulus

...ublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. ... Talking With Earl Devaney, Stimulus watchdog ... stimulus n. , pl. -li ( ). Something causing or regarded as causing a response. ... Stimulus – response' theories for behaviour emphasize t...
Watchdog in Biological News

Animal and plant communication at the ESA Annual Meeting

...nd feed on the plants' leaf tissue. Susan Whitehead of the University of Colorado wanted to know just what makes these bugs seemingly invisible to the watchdog ants. Whitehead hypothesized that the bugs might be acting in some way that the ants found acceptable. Since ants use pheromones to communicate wi...

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...er of the cerebellum in eleven cetaceans and one gray seal stranded near Cape Cod, Mass. His analyses include many of the chemicals that environmental watchdog groups call the dirty dozen, a collection of particularly ubiquitous pesticides that were banned in the 1970s because of their hazards to human health...

States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders

...t the immediate treatment they need to lead a healthy life no longer depends on the state in which they are born." March of Dimes will maintain its watchdog role on newborn screening, said Dr. Howse, and will continue to promote consistent guidelines nationwide, and to advocate for funding for the Newborn ...

Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2008

...partment of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research. [Contact: Ron Walli, (865) 576-0226; wallira@ornl.gov ] ELECTRICITY -- Grid watchdog . . . Utilities have a new tool that provides them with a clearer picture of the wide-area electricity transmission system and enables decision-ma...

Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says

...ad been tested for BSE in November 2004, and had been retested only on the recommendation of the Office of Inspector General," which is an independent watchdog group within the USDA. The Bush administration, in the meantime, had restored about one-third of U.S. beef exports through intense lobbying, but Ja...

Loosen leash on cancer protein 'watchdog,' researchers say

...were primarily concerned with how they might stop their prospective protein watchdog from doing more harm than good. "Research is turning up lots of possible...out resorting to genetic modification. Then we might have a way to keep the watchdog on high alert." ...
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NameProtects watchdog tool keeps eye on search-engine ads

MADISON Digital brand-protection company NameProtect has announced a new version of its online trademark search -- and a way to see if trademarks are showing up in search-engine ads. NameProtects search tools allow companies to make sure names they want to use are not already taken, or that t...

California's International Stem Cell Collaborations Must Be Based on Scientific Merit, Consumer Group Says

...ive efforts would rise to the top, but if they don't, so be it." Consumer watchdog also said CIRM must closely monitor and justify other costs that might be i...funding in the world, will cost California taxpayers $6 billion. Consumer watchdog is a nonprofit, nonpartisan consumer advocacy group. For more information v...

SAFC Hitech Launches Metalorganic Bulk Vapor Distribution System for Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

... of the EpiVapor system consists of a cabinet which is enhanced for the use of pyrophoric materials with smoke detectors, audible and visual alarms, a watchdog system for automatic operation, optional UV/IR flame detector, 110% containment spill tray, and manifold with fail safe pneumatic valves. The EpiVapor...

Controller's Stem Cell Agency Audit Ignores California Agency's Built-in Flaws

...n Proposition 71 that created the agency, Consumer watchdog said today. The audit released by State Contro...-member board is too big to be effective, Consumer watchdog said. The problem with the controller's audit, the...cost California taxpayers $6 billion. Consumer watchdog is California's leading nonprofit and nonpartisan ...

Consumer Advocate Testifies in Support of Stem Cell Oversight Legislation

...today before the Senate Health Committee, Consumer watchdog (formerly The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer...er Commission is just what's needed." Consumer watchdog said the provisions in the bill seeking to guarant...when there are profits on the table." Consumer watchdog said the leadership of the stem cell agency, the C...

'Crisis Management' PR Firm's Advice to Stem Cell Agency Laundered Through Law Firm to Avoid Scrutiny

...cost California taxpayers $6 billion. The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org . ...

Stem Cell Agency Finally Reveals Institutions Involved in Conflict Problem

...cost California taxpayers $6 billion. The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org . ...

California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says

... to the taxpayers who have funded it. The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org and http://www.oilwatchdog.org . ...

Consumers Call On Interstate Stem Cell Group To Endorse Open Meetings

...articipants in the Interstate Alliance. The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org and http://www.oilwatchdog.org . ...

Consumer Advocates Praise Interstate Stem Cell Open Meeting Decision

...and things to learn from, the alliance." The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights is California's leading non-profit and non-partisan consumer watchdog group. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org and http://www.oilwatchdog.org . ...
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