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Secretary of Public Welfare Corrects the Record on 'Smart Pharmacy' Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman today responded to critics of the Smart Pharmacy initiative, saying the plan would save taxpayers $146 million annually while preserving consumer benefits and simplifying the pharmacy initiative for p...

Severely Abused Foster Children Sue New York City Child Welfare Agencies After their Failure to Help Them

Now residing in Florida, special needs victims are abandoned again! WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten former foster care children are filing a civil rights and negligence lawsuit in New York District Court against the City of New York Child Welfare Administratio...

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Unveils Regional Autism Centers

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the needs of the growing number of Pennsylvanians living with an autism spectrum disorder, Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman today unveiled three new regional autism centers geared toward improving access to services, ...

Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare on New York State's Action Council

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University : Congratulations to New York State Governor David Paterson and Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, ...

National Autism Association Announces American Legion Child Welfare Grant for Autism Outreach

Applications now being accepted from autism groups nationwide to receive National Autism Conference DVD sets NIXA, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) today announced its receipt of a grant from the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation (CWF) to di...

CASA* Evaluation of Welfare Demonstration Program in New Jersey Finds Effective Approach to Addiction Recovery and Employment

Corresponding American Journal of Public Health Article Reveals Intensive Case Management Helps Substance-Abusing Women on Welfare Achieve Goals of Welfare Reform NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new approach to helping drug-addicted women on welfare that treats substance abuse ...

Dr. Gail Golab, Head of AVMA Animal Welfare Division, Becomes First U.S. Veterinarian Credentialed in Animal Welfare

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gail Golab, head of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Animal Welfare Division, traveled across the globe to achieve a top career goal -- to become America's first veterinarian credentialed in animal welfare. Dr. Golab earned her m...

Statement by Christine James-Brown, President and CEO, Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) Re: Moratorium on Medicaid Regulations

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Christine James-Brown, President and CEO, CWLA: CWLA is grateful that Congress has taken the authority and opportunity to delay the Medicaid Rehabilitative Services and Targeted Case Management (TCM) rules, as ...

PA Secretary of Public Welfare Urges General Assembly To Support Saving $100 Million Through Smarter Pharmacy Benefit Management

Richman Highlights $681 Million in Savings in Past 4 Years HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If state legislators are serious about saving taxpayer funds, they should support the Department of Public Welfare's plan to save $100 million a year by paying less for prescription...

AVMA Launches Animal Welfare Web Section to Provide Hub for Programs and Information

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help veterinarians and the general public understand the complexity and passion behind animal welfare issues, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched its first Web section devoted entirely to animal welfare informat...
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China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled

BEIJING, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Chinese state media announced that the dog cull in Hanzhong city, Shaanxi Province has reached a death toll of 36,000. Claiming rabies outbreak, the city has sent out dog-beating squads to kill any animal spotted on the street, stray or owned. ...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

... School of Medicine; Drexel University School of Medicine; the Tokyo Institute of Technology; the Misakaenosono Mutsumi Developmental, Medical, and welfare Center, in Isahaya, Japan; and the National University of Colombia, in Bogota, Colombia. Liu et al, "Transcriptional dysregulation in NIPBL a...

Abbott's Market-Leading XIENCE V(R) Shows Increasing Clinical Advantages Over TAXUS(R) Express2(TM)/TAXUS(R) Liberte(TM) Between Two and Three Years

...tional markets in October 2006. XIENCE V is an investigational device in Japan and is currently under review by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and welfare and the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Abbott also supplies a private-label version of XIENCE V to Boston Scientific called the PR...

Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

...sease Association (ADA) was formed in 1990 as a result of growing concern for the needs of people with dementia and their families. ADA is a voluntary welfare organization and is made up of caregivers, professionals and all who are interested in dementia. In addition to groundbreaking local initiatives in de...

Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

...tional markets in October 2006. XIENCE V is an investigational device in Japan and is currently under review by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and welfare and the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Additional information about XIENCE V, including important safety and effectiveness informa...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

...ernational markets in October 2006. XIENCE V is an investigational device in Japan and is currently under review by the Ministry of Health, Labour and welfare and the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Additional information about XIENCE V, including important safety and effectiveness informa...

Circulation Publishes Pivotal Two-Year Results On XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent

...rnational markets in October 2006. XIENCE V is an investigational device in Japan and is currently under review by the Ministry of Health, Labour and welfare and the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Abbott also supplies a private-labeled XIENCE V to Boston Scientific called the PROMUS(TM) ...

EpiDerm's Skin Irritation Test Fully Validated in European Union

...his development allows companies world-wide to comply with new European Union (EU) REACH legislation as well as the EU directive on the protection and welfare of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes. This directive (EU 86/609) prohibits the use of animals in experiments if a validated...

Abbott's XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Outperforms TAXUS(R) in Key Efficacy and Safety Endpoints Out to Two Years

...ernational markets in October 2006. XIENCE V is an investigational device in Japan and is currently under review by the Ministry of Health, Labour and welfare and the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Abbott also supplies a private-label version of XIENCE V to Boston Scientific called the PROMUS(...

ASPIRE Independent Review Board Announces 10 Ways to Protect Participants' Rights in Clinical Drug Trials and Optimize Results From Research

...rials. ASPIRE IRB partners with drug manufacturers and research companies to get the best results from clinical drug trials and protect the rights and welfare of participants. "Making sure research is being implemented correctly is critical to the success of the study. Each study is unique. For instance peop...
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Hospital and Welfare Services Union

...vely.) This article has been tagged since March 2007 . The Hospital and welfare Services Union was established in 1918 as the Poor Law Workers Trade Union,...he National Union of County Officers (NUCO) and in 1943 to the Hospital and welfare Services Union. It was Vincent Evans (1889-1946) a deputy clerk at Paddin...
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Violence

...Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Campaign. ... The President's Healthy Marriage Initiative seeks to prevent the isolation and poverty of welfare mothers by intervening before a pattern of broken relationships ... CDC agency focusing on youth violence , family and intimate violence , sui...

Parenting

...of a child or children, especially the care, love, and guidance given by a ... Parenting : Influence on Child's Educational Aspirations ... Child welfare League of America (CWLA) is the nations oldest and largest organization devoted entirely to the well-being of America's vulnerable children and their ...

Occupational Health

... Occupational safety and health is a cross-disciplinary area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goal of all occupational safety and health programs is to... Occupational health psychology (OH...

Malnutrition

...Lactose Intolerance, Language Delay, Language Development, Language Disorders, Laxatives, Lead Poisoning, Learning Disorders, Leukemias, ... Child welfare League of America (CWLA) is the nations oldest and largest organization devoted ... Malnutrition is associated with over half of those deaths. ... ...

Adoption

...ive families. These pages ... The Adoption Exchange serves children waiting for adoption , current and prospective adoptive families, and child welfare professionals. The Arkansas Adoption Resource Exchange website contains photographs and profiles on children waiting for adoption , how to beco...
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Happier, healthier, more productive hens on omega-3?

...ge in free-range systems this represents a serious welfare issue for the poultry and egg production industry. Concern about the welfare of laying hens housed in non-cage systems was expr...cess to food, water, and perches, compromising the welfare benefits of free-range systems. The research g...

New national genome center launched

...se a serious threat to UK livestock. A major outbreak would threaten farmers' livelihoods, increase meat and diary prices for consumers and put animal welfare at risk. Understanding the genomes of livestock such as sheep will help breeders raise animals resistant to disease. Producing more nutritious frui...

Two is not company -- as far as fish are concerned

...home aquaria. In line with the aim to establish welfare guidelines for fish, these researchers have been c...earch is needed to ascertain the criteria for fish welfare in home aquaria; the results of these studies, fun...for Pet Nutrition, should go some way to improving welfare for these environmentally, economically and social...

Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat

..., often about their owner, and potentially lead to an escalation of aggression. Dr Rachel Casey, Senior Lecturer in Companion Animal Behaviour and welfare at Bristol University, said: "The blanket assumption that every dog is motivated by some innate desire to control people and other dogs is frankly ri...

Countries unite to reduce animal use in product toxicity testing worldwide

...ogy that will provide more accurate predictions of safety or hazard. Animal welfare will also be improved by the national and international acceptance of alter...ne, and replace the use of animals." Federal agencies are committed to the welfare of animals used in research. All animals used in federally-funded research ...

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

...olaryngology at the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The research team, which included scientists from the University of Social welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in Tehran, Iran, discovered the male infertility gene while studying the genetics of families from Iran -- a population th...

Nanyang Technological University and University of California, Berkeley pursue research alliance

...ur collaboration will generate innovative solutions to the global research challenges in the three focus areas, creating positive contributions to the welfare of humankind and deepening our collaboration." ...

NAS annual meeting, April 25-28

...ior fellow of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, who will receive the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public welfare Medal. For the list of award recipients, visit http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=01282009 APRIL 27, 8:30 A.M. TO...

Biomedical engineering student recognized as IEEE's 'New Face of Engineering'

...ice must hold an engineering degree, be employed as an engineer from two to five years, and have worked with projects that significantly affect public welfare or further professional development and growth. Madhavan is one of 14 engineers recognized for this international honor. They were featured in a f...

Reducing animal experiments through top-class research

... have been awarded the 2009 Ursula M. Hndel Animal welfare Prize. The prize was awarded to this research team...l experiments required. The Ursula M. Hndel Animal welfare Prize to researchers and scientists who have made ...n exemplary and sustained effort to improve animal welfare in research. This is the third time that this bien...
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Hoana Medical and Hawai'i Union Health and Welfare Trust Funds Partner to Fix Healthcare

24-Hour Patient Vigilance System Now Available to Nearly 30 Percent of State's Population HONOLULU, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move unparalleled in modern healthcare, Hoana Medical, Inc. and several Hawai'i unions are taking on patient safety by challenging tradit...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Names Roy J. Wu as Senior Vice President for Business Development

...ternational project management. He has extensive regulatory experience with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Ministry of Health Labor and welfare (MHLW) in Japan. Among the many strengths Wu adds to NovaBay's executive team is his deep understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and...

Advanced Life Sciences' Restanza(TM) Shows 100% Survival In Confirmatory Anthrax Study

...ing pursuant to FDA's "Animal Efficacy Rule" (21 C.F.R. Section 314.600-650). The study referenced above was carried out in accordance with the Animal welfare Act (AWA) under the supervision of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), which is responsible for enforcing the AWA. About Adv...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation's BioMedical Division Achieves Foreign Manufacturer Accreditation in Japan

...ics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced that the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and welfare (MHLW) has given accreditation to ETC as a foreign manufacturer in Japan. ETC worked closely with our Japanese distributor (Koike Medical Co., Lt...

BIO International Convention 2009: Research Location Germany Presents Potential in Regenerative Medicine

...enterprise landscape in the area of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine offers rich and varied potential at a time when western social welfare states are confronted with the problem of rapidly aging populations and overloaded health systems. It is generally expected that not only should the q...

China Dasheng Biotechnology Company Reports Unaudited Third Quarter FY2009 Financial Results

...30,000 30,000 Additional paid-in-capital 3,846,035 3,846,035 Statutory surplus reserve and common welfare fund 2,643,339 1,837,187 Retained earnings 11,568,237 8,009,800 Accumulated...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

...ent. TAXUS Liberte Approval in Japan. In January 2009 we announced that BSC had received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and welfare to market the TAXUS Liberte in Japan. BSC plans to launch the product in Japan once reimbursement approval is granted. TAXUS Liberte is the only secon...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation Co-Host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS on Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

...ning to improve the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients afflicted with neurological disorders. This society promotes the public welfare and improves patient care through the translation of new technologies into life saving diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The society is committed...

Forward-Thinking Patient Recruitment Company Poised to Create Bridges Between Japanese Clinical R&D Industry and Global Clinical Trial Marketplace

...PMDA to improve clinical trials conduct, which went into effect in 2007. As part of this effort, in September 2007, the Ministry of Health, Labor, and welfare (MHLW) published a report entitled "Basic Principles on Global Clinical Trials," which detailed methods for harmonizing clinical study conduct between...

Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board

...important supportive role in the design and oversight of the planned CDP-1050 Phase 2 clinical trial and assist in addressing regulatory and patients' welfare issues. It is composed of internationally recognized leaders in the field of heart failure; all of whom have extensive experience in the design and e...
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Charles Darwin

...ncer that asylums for the "imbecile, the maimed, and the sick", as well as welfare laws and vaccination, allowed that "weak members of civilised societies pro... fully one way or the other about it. Spencer's Social Darwinism (against welfare and social services, encouraging a social "survival of the fittest") and Ga...

Eugenics

... quo towards a more "eugenic" state, whereas the Social Darwinists argued that society itself would naturally "check" the problem of "dysgenics" if no welfare policies were in place (for example, the poor might reproduce more, but would have higher mortality rates). Eugenics and the state, 1890s-1945 ...
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Poikilothermic

...r ... poikilothermic vertebrates and invertebrates ... aquatic animals are poikilothermic (cold-blooded) ... From this point of view, the welfare of poikilothermic ... ... lobsters (crustaceans) etc. are poikilothermic and their body temperature is the ... Warm-blooded animals like us (...

Hormones

...major female and male hormones can be classified as estrogens or androgens. ... 4.3 How growth hormones boost production. 4.4 Animal health and welfare ... Exposure to growth hormones in beef could be putting Americans at risk for infertility. ... Hormone , chemical that transfers information an...

Environmental variance

...al genetic variance . ... Environmental Protection Department. How to Apply for a Variance ... variance will not be injurious to the public welfare and to the environment ; and ... This term is expressed as " Variance ( environment ) ... The environmental contributions to variance in I.Q....

Cloning

...viduals that occurs in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects or plants reproduce asexually. Cloning in biotechnology refers to... 3.2 welfare of the Individual Conceived through Cloning ... In the latter sense, cloning occurs naturally in the birth of identical twins ... Latest cloni...

Animals

..... National animal advocacy organization dedicated to ending the institutionalized exploitation and abuse of animals by defending their rights, welfare and habitat. ...

Animal

...fers ... Engaging communities, government leaders, and like-minded organizations around the world to achieve lasting solutions to pressing animal welfare and conservation ... NOVA Online presents Animal Hospital ... behavior leads the owner to "put the animal to sleep. ... Text Animal Hospita...

Altruism

...m may be advantageous at the ... Altruism is selfless concern for the welfare of others. ... While ideas about altruism from one field can have an impa...e that says one ought to act, ... Altruism is selfless concern for the welfare of others. ... In-group Altruism And Hostility Toward Outsiders Evolved T...
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