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Department of Aging Urges Citizens to Report Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are urged to immediately report the suspected abuse or neglect of an older adult by calling the state's Elder Abuse Hotline at 1-800-490-8505, Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall said today. Older individu...

PJTV Invites Citizens to Engage in Virtual Health Care Forum on July 22

Congressmen Eric Cantor, Tom Price and Dave Camp to Answer Questions Live LOS ANGELES, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pajamas TV will host key lawmakers, health care specialists, and policy experts in a Virtual Forum on Health Care at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, July...

Dialysis Patient Citizens Endorses Kidney Community Campaign to Improve Survival Rates of First-Year Dialysis Patients

DPC Pledges Support for Kidney Care Partners "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Program WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) - a national, non-profit, patient-governed organization dedicated to improving quality of life for...

Senior Citizens Bureau Creates New Resourceful Divisions

Programs Give Seniors Helpful Solutions HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Senior Citizens Bureau (SCB), the nation's largest non-profit organization for seniors, with over 500,000 members, has established two new divisions: Funeral Planning and Support & Financial and Retirement Plannin...

Joplin Citizens and Health Organizations Call on Missouri Gov. Nixon for Study, Action on High Incidence of Birth Defects and Chronic Diseases in Community

JOPLIN, Mo., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local and national public health organizations joined the Steelworkers Union today in calling on Governor Jay Nixon for a thorough investigation and action to alleviate the rising incidence in Joplin of birth defects and chronic diseases, which may b...

BD Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by CRO Magazine

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has been named to the annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by CRO (Corporate Responsibility Officer) Magazin...

The Senior Citizens League's Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Case Wyeth v. Levine

Oral Argument Scheduled for Monday, November 3, 2008 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 14, 2008, The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) filed an amicus brief in support of a courageous Vermont woman's fight to preserve her common law right to damages for the amputation...

Dialysis Patient Citizens Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Educating Americans about the Importance of Kidney Health Remains Key Element for Organization WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) -- a nationwide, non-profit patient advocacy group comprised of more than 23,000 dialysis and pre-dialysis patients an...

PA Homecare Association kicks off Annual Conference: Homecare advocates speak about the importance of re-balancing the healthcare system to ensure care to the citizens of the state

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- About 100 health care professionals who still make house calls converged on the state Capitol today for the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association (PHA). While their overall focus was to persuade the General Assembly to increase sta...

Pennsylvania Pharmacy 'Carve-out' Poses Risks for Commonwealth's Neediest Citizens and Taxpayers, National Organization Testifies

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) is urging State lawmakers to reject a risky proposal by the State Department of Public Welfare to assume management of pharmacy benefits for as many as one million Medicaid enrollees in the ...

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Citizens in Medical Technology

The Villa Group Informs on Mexico Travel Plans in Wake of Swine Flu Outbreak

...tment's website at www.travel.state.gov , the CDC website at www.cdc.gov , or the WHO website at www.who.int . The U.S.-based call center for U.S. citizens can be reached from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time, M-F, at 1-888-407-4747, or if calling from outside the U.S., at (202)-501-4444. The U.S....

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... vaccines. "It is incumbent on scientists to stand up for the science," he said. "No venue is too small." He urges scientists to reach out to ordinary citizens in venues ranging from PTA meetings to local high schools to explain the scientific method and discuss the safety of vaccines. "Science is wonderfully...

Franco Nuschese Tapped by Robert C. Gallo Foundation for AIDS and Virus Research

... is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, which pays tribute to the immigrant experience and individual achievements, and is awarded to U.S. citizens from various ethnic backgrounds. About the Robert C. Gallo Foundation for AIDS and Virus Research The Robert C. Gallo Foundation for AIDS an...

Unprecedented 8th Year Start Up of National Direct AmeriCorps Program Access to Care Through Service (ACTS) Parent, Lead Organization The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium and World Health Care Infrastructures

...vice to their communities. Access To Care through Service (ACTS) is a proven empowerment program for those most underrepresented and disenfranchised citizens particularly among women and children in communities of color. ACTS has 49 members of which 30 will be inducted tomorrow. The eleven (11) community ...

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

...its of the research they are funding. In addition the bill will help make the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and the Independent citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC) more responsive and accountable to the public. It asks the state's Little Hoover Commission to recommend ways to ensure pub...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Approval of its Disinfectant by the State of Florida

...SA while protecting equipment, the public and the environment. The decision to approve EnviroTru(R) also points to Florida's commitment to protect its citizens and visitors in an environmentally responsible fashion." According to Jeff Savino, Vice President, Sales & Marketing for EnviroSystems, Inc., "Envir...

AIDS Action Council Statement on World AIDS Day 2007: Leadership Needed for a National Strategy to Stop the AIDS Epidemic

...d stark racial disparities. While showing leadership and providing needed funding in the global response to AIDS, the United States is failing its own citizens in response to the epidemic at home. The report released earlier this week on the epidemic in our nation's capital, which showed that Washington, D.C....

United States, Canada and Mexico Agree to Mutual Assistance During Public Health Emergencies

...elies upon our cooperation with and assistance to each other in times of need," Secretary Leavitt said. "As North American neighbors, we owe it to our citizens to work together whenever possible to minimize the spread and impact of an infectious disease outbreak or other public health emergency that may affec...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...for the Millennium Development Goals. They are sending messages that call on their leaders to keep their promises. They are calling for the actions of citizens to be matched by the actions of Governments, in developing and developed countries alike, to demonstrate the political will required to end the scourg...

GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSK's Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.

...SPR). David Stout, President, Pharmaceutical Operations, GlaxoSmithKline said: "We applaud the US government's proactive steps in protecting American citizens against this potential public health threat. We are committed to helping governments and public health officials around the world effectively respond ...
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Citizens in Biological News

IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) kicked off World Osteoporosis Day events today in Brussels. This year's theme of Stand Tall, Speak Out For Your Bones is a global call to take charge and improve osteoporosis healthcare policies around the world. Osteoporosis is a disease that ca...

Key OSU water research receives national funding

...dy also is expected to pay dividends to Oklahoma's ongoing 50-year water plan. "In our public meetings regarding the water plan, we heard from many citizens particularly the agricultural community who were concerned about the impact of cedars on water availability," said Mike Langston, OWRRI assistant di...

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

...ge more rapidly, bringing the fruits of federal expenditure for research to citizens more quickly," said David Shulenburger, Vice President for Academic Affairs...nd-grant Universities. "FRPAA guarantees that access to all scientists and citizens alike. This bill balances the public's right to access what it has paid for...

Broecker: 'What we need are tougher measures against climate change'

... "We are going to need to take tougher measures against climate change in the next few years", he contends. "It has taken a lot of time to convince citizens that we confront a grave global problem. But the last five years have witnessed a sea change. People have finally accepted that warming exists and tha...

Next-generation software system for flood warning and risk analysis to be developed

... emphasis on effective flood forecasting with quantifiable uncertainties and minimum tolerance for error. NEWS comes at the right time for the good of citizens in China and the UK." Potential end-users include insurance companies (using flood risk maps to estimate loss values and calculate premium to be al...

Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet

...individuals and which foster a sense of inclusion. We will accept the right rules, she says, citing as an example a German law that enables individual citizens to sell power they produce at home, through renewable sources such windmills or solar panels for example, to utilities at a guaranteed price. People t...

NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases

... low likelihood of recovering investments or making a profit. "NIH is gratified that Congress supports finding solutions for millions of our fellow citizens faced with rare or neglected illnesses," said NIH Acting Director Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D. "The federal government may be the only institution ...

It's for the birds

...gram at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. That is -- once the cards are transcribed and put into a scientific database. And that's where citizens across the country come in the program needs help from birders and others across the nation to transcribe those cards into usable scientific informat...

Seven recommendations from Aarhus to COP15

...anotechnology will lead us to the next industrial revolution and provide the technological breakthroughs in developing sustainable energy solutions citizens and Society: The COP15 should include the commitments of the Aarhus Convention and include incentives for empowering participation of the citizens ...

Houseplants increase quality of life for retirement community residents

... LAS VEGAS, NVAs the U.S. population ages, the number of citizens moving from their own homes to assisted living or long-term-care facilities is increasing dramatically. These numbers are expected to continue rising....
Citizens in Biological Technology

Covert Torture, Surveillance Jeopardizes the Freedom of American Citizens

Freedomfchs.com appeals to the Senate Judiciary Committee for a hearing regarding covert surveillance and advanced torture technology. The issue may seem like science fiction if it were not for the fact that real people are being victimized by directed energy weapons developed by the US Governmen...

What citizens don't ask political candidates

La Crosse, Wis - If you follow Wisconsin's race for governor only by watching the television ads, you might believe voters care primarily about gun control, the death penalty, abortion rights, stem cell research, immigration, and the proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage. But when you ...

Spanish Government Selects Novavax's VLP Technology for Comprehensive Flu Vaccine Solution in Spain

...pean Union and possibly other countries, including the United States. Through this partnership, the goal to supply influenza vaccines for all Spanish citizens from domestic production should be achieved in year 2012," Dr. Singhvi continued. Juan Lopez-Belmonte Encina, ROVI CEO, commented: "The pandemic ...

Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

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TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell

...capable public servants and look forward to working with them on the vitally important issues of making sure the power of the Internet reaches all our citizens and grows our economy." Mr. Genachowski will bring more than two decades of public and private-sector experience to the Commission. Most recentl...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

... in the Province's near one million-square kilometer area. BCAS' fast-paced emergency call centers operate 24/7 and are the first point of contact for citizens in British Columbia who require emergency pre-hospital care. BCAS handles more than a half-million calls for service annually, from four dispatch/comm...

DHS Begins Test of Biometric Exit Procedures at Two U.S. Airports

...gital fingerprints and photographs - from non-U.S. citizens departing the United States as part of a pilot pro...ermine faster and more accurately whether non-U.S. citizens have departed the United States on time or remaine... and enhance our nation's security." Non-U.S. citizens leaving the United States from Detroit and Atlanta...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

...those fears. Researchers found that the mentally ill, the disabled, African Americans, Latinos, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans and non-U.S. citizens were likelier to think the HSAS alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findin...

Venture Capitalists to Invest in Promising PA Life Science Companies, Governor Rendell Says

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PharmAthene Presents Data for SparVax(TM), a Novel Vaccine for the Prevention and Treatment of Anthrax Infection, at the 12th Annual Conference on Vaccine Research

...to continue to increase awareness of the progress we are making developing improved products using modern vaccine technologies to protect our Nation's citizens and military." SparVax(TM) is a novel second generation recombinant protective antigen (rPA) anthrax vaccine that is being developed for pre and ...
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Biodiversity

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