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NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of nearly 60 employer-based health care coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and approximately 25 million employees and their dependents across the United Sta...

Internists tackle key health reform issues

WASHINGTON Monographs addressing individual mandates, tax exclusion and a public plan option were released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The new policy papers are: Individual Mandates in Health Insurance Reform Reforming the Tax Exclusion for Health Insurance A Public...

Health reform proposals could help 13 million uninsured young adults gain coverage

New York, NY, August 6, 2009 Comprehensive health reform proposals now before Congress could help the more than 13 million uninsured young adults ages 19-29 gain coverage, and such reforms would also help ensure that those who now have coverage would not lose it, according to a new Commonwealth Fu...

'Health Care Reform Must be Abortion-Free,' says Supreme Knight

PHOENIX, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "A health care system designed to save lives on the one hand must not become a vehicle for taking lives through abortion and euthanasia," Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson said in his annual report at the organization's 127th annual convention her...

Multi-state Medicare Fraud Crackdown Focuses Attention on Recovery Payoffs to Defray Health Reform Costs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of 32 recent arrests for Medicare fraud in Houston, Boston and Miami, discussions are now focusing on how massive recoveries by the government can significantly help defray the costs of current health reform initiatives. This late...

UBA offers Free Webinar: NAHU Executive VP and CEO to Discuss Health Reform Bills

Presentation to Focus on Challenges Facing Employers Indianapolis, IN (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- United Benefit Advisors (UBA), in partnership with the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), is sponsoring a special free webinar at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug....

AARP Responds to Health Reform Scare Tactics

Commentary by Betsy McCaughey 'rife with gross, cruel distortions' NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP New York State Director Lois Aronstein issued the following statement in response to recent commentary by Betsy McCaughey in various media outlets on health care r...

Pelosi Statement on Energy and Commerce Committee Passage of Health Insurance Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight on the vote by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to pass the America's Affordable Health Choices Act, the third House committee to pass the bill this month. The House Ways and Mea...

North American Spine Society Expresses Concern Over Proposed Federal Health Care Reform Legislation

'Several provisions will put patient access to care at risk' BURR RIDGE, Ill., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As debate continues on proposed health care reform legislation, the "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009" (H.R. 3200), the North American Spine Society (NASS) tod...

SCAI Opposes U.S. House of Representatives Health Reform Bill in Current Form

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) supports the U.S. House of Representatives' goal of expanding health coverage to a greater number of Americans and reducing health care costs; however, the Society urges the House to m...

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Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today during a lease signing event that it has become the first tenant of New York City's new Alexandria Center for Science and Technology at East River Science Park, a development that sh...

Innovative Psoriasis Treatment PSORENT(R) Announces Healthcare Cost Savings Potential Consistent with President Obama's Announcement on Healthcare Reform

PRINCETON, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- "Congratulations President Obama on your agreement with large pharmaceutical companies to cut prescription costs for the elderly," says Mark D. Steele, president of NeoStrata Company, Inc. "We thought you should know that you have a little company in New Je...

New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a new public opinion survey today which finds that Americans rank prevention as the most important health care reform priority, and overwhelmingly support increasi...

Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA

... Forward Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995, as amended. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements include financial projections and e...

NOVAVAX Achieves Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Production Milestone

...cash burn, and clinical developments and anticipated milestones are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act. Novavax cautions that these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Fact...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...le at www.elandrugtechnologies.com . (This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or unknown risks or uncer...

Pharmasset Reports Positive Preliminary Antiviral Data With PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C

...om Office: +1 (609) 613-4181 Forward-Looking Statements Pharmasset "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding our business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks...

Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation

...ss release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements including the statements contained herein regarding anticipated trends in the Company's business are ...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) for Acute Bipolar I Disorder and Acute Schizophrenia

...E NOTICE: The information in this press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to the clinical development of, the commercial plans for and the potential market for SAPHRIS/SYCREST. For...

Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk

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American Dietetic Association

...n papers on public health regarding pediatric ( children 's) health, food technology , food safety , geriatrics ( elderly ) health, health-care reform , obesity and the full range of food and nutrition topics. The association also sponsors National Nutrition Month in March in the U.S. To help bet...
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Mammogram

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Mammograms

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Disability

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Black Lung

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ReFORM in Biological News

Measurement Specialties, Inc. Announces Impact of 'German Business Tax Reform 2008' Resulting in Lower Combined German Tax Rate - Impacts 2Q08 Reported Financial Results

HAMPTON, Va., Oct 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEAS ), a designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announces the impact of the recently adopted German Business Tax Reform 2008 on current year financial statements. The German Busines...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

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Minnesota Counties Secure New Criminal Charging System With BIO-key(R) Fingerprint Biometrics

... assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. For a more complete description of these and other risk factors that may affect the future performance of BIO-key International, see "Ris...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

..."hopes", "intends", "expects", and other words of similar import, constitute "forward looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Litigation reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual events to differ materially from ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

...l heat-resistance and strength. The scientists showed in laboratory tests that they could melt granules of what they term a "self-healing" polymer and reform them into uniform, rigid plastic bars. They also showed that the plastic could be remolded multiple times, setting the stage for a new generation of r...

Saving the economy and saving the planet

... will also need to incentivise private investment in low-carbon opportunities," he added. "And, finally, it should clearly signal an environmental tax reform that will give a robust price to carbon across the economy." Professor Ekins is joined by Dr Alex Bowen, who recently took up an appointment at Th...

Nine Additional Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies Deploy BIO-key(R) and DaPro Systems Solution

... assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. For a more complete description of these and other risk factors that may affect the future performance of BIO-key International, see "Ri...

Nine Additional Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies Deploy BIO-key(R) and DaPro Systems Solution

... assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. For a more complete description of these and other risk factors that may affect the future performance of BIO-key International, see "Ri...

UniPixel Announces Availability of Opcuity(TM) Finger Print Resistant Film Test Samples

...com . "Safe Harbor" Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995: All statements in this news release that are not based on hi...looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995 and the provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933...

BIO-key to Respond in Court to a Lawsuit Filed by Two Investors

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ReFORM in Biological Technology

Healthcare Leaders to Address Patient Safety and Reform at the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress, Washington, DC, May 20-22

MEDIA ALERT WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Focusing on critical healthcare reform efforts and best practices essential to reducing preventable adverse events, and responding to President Obama's bold principles for change, influential leaders will gather at the National Patient...

General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs

General Patent CEO Alexander Poltorak, writing in the syndicated "Washington Watch" column, strongly criticized the proposed Patent Reform Act of 2009 saying that "recycling a piece of failed legislation is not the best way to protect American inventors and spur innovation." ...

KGI Announces BIO President Greenwood to Address Health Care Reform and the Presidential Race at Simon Ramo Lecture

CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) today announced that James Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), will discuss "The American Health Care System & the Presidential Race: Who Will Regulate, Who Will Innovate?" at th...

MichBio Responds to Governor's Plan to Repeal Tort Reform Laws

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Governor Jennifer Granholm today, MichBio Executive Director, Stephen Rapundalo, Ph.D., responded to the Governor's State of the State Address wherein she called for a repeal of current tort laws. MichBio is the statewide asso...

European Union has 'Three-Speed' Healthcare System - Many Countries Lagging in Reform

BRUSSELS, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Austria now has the most consumer-friendly healthcare system in Europe, according to the 2007 Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI). The EHCI compares all the EU 27 national healthcare systems, along with Norway and Switzerland, from a consumer-friendly point of...

Health Care Reform is Working Its Way Back on to the Political Agenda

MILWAUKEE The people who run St. Josephs Regional Medical Center here have a problem: Too many patients are using the emergency room like a walk-in clinic, an expensive practice that ties up valuable medical resources which should be used for critical care, not runny noses. To discourage people fr...

To attract investment, convince manufacturers that regulatory reform is real

GREEN BAY Lisa Scribner isnt worried about attracting good workers to Procter & Gambles manufacturing plant in Green Bay. Convincing the company to invest in the machinery, equipment and technology used by those workers is another matter. Since 1971, Procter & Gamble facilities that produce Cha...

Tax consumption over production to reform Wisconsins tax system

MADISON The supporters of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights are right about one thing: Wisconsin needs a new way of raising and spending money on state and local government. Our tax system hampers economic growth and theres too much overlap between units of government. But the opponents of TABOR ar...

Debate over Taxpayer Bill of Rights shows need for true tax reform

MADISON The push to amend the Wisconsin Constitution to restrict state and local government spending is the latest chapter in one of the states longest books the need for genuine tax reform. It remains to be seen whether a Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a best-seller or a dime novel, but this policy ...

WARF challenges show need for patent reform

The recent out-of-state challenges, including one from California, to stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) lack merit and underscore the need for serious patent reform in the United States. Specifically, the process of challenging patents, such as those h...

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