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2 march 2020

16:49
The Arc New York, one of the leading organizations serving New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, supports medical aid in dying, reports Compassion & Choices....

16:05
Consumer Watchdog called for key amendments to draft rules proposed by the California Department of Insurance in order to stop auto insurance companies from overcharging drivers without college degrees or without white-collar or other highly-paid...

15:42
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the announcement of a draft agreement with the Wet'suwet'en and the federal and provincial governments is a positive signal that progress is being made and that everyone involved in...

15:30
An amicus brief by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) urges the U.S. Supreme Court to stand by its precedents and uphold an Arkansas law that "prevents [pharmacy benefit managers] PBM contracts from reimbursing pharmacies at low...

14:18
The Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association ? Women Lawyers Forum, the Women's Law Association of Ontario, the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund, and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic present an evening commemorating the 35th...

14:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...

11:48
During the month of March, the Competition Bureau and its nation-wide partners will help Canadians recognize, reject and report fraud....

11:00
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC thanks the FDA for being responsive to the concerns of the clinical laboratory community and amending the coronavirus guidance to allow...

09:50
Hereditary Amyloidosis Canada (HAC) is joined by the Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines (RQMO) in commending the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) and the Institut national d'excellence en santé et services...

09:13
In August 2019, the Educator & Leadership Institute (ELI) was in Cap-Haitian, Haiti where they provided a series of courses and workshops focused on supporting the Cap-Haitian teaching and learning community. These sessions were held at the College...

09:00
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting a National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn, in Whitehorse, Yukon. The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, women, knowledge keepers...

08:22
In the wake of the bombshell Christianity Today article calling for President Trump to be removed from office because of his "grossly immoral character" and "ethical incompetence," evangelicalism has openly split into near-total civil war. While an...

08:10
The trilogy is a life-story of Maria Kurbatov whose faith miraculously preserved her life during tortures, ten years of illegal imprisonment in soviet GULAG ? a force labor camp for political prisoners, and years of KGB persecution in civilian life....

08:00
The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org/) today strongly condemned the recently released United Nations blacklist of companies that engage in economic support of West Bank settlements. The first of its kind report from the UN...


29 february 2020

13:30
This year's Rare Disease Day, February 29, coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines. To mark the occasion, RQMO held a RARE event today, sponsored by CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center. The event...

10:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...

08:00
Days before the March 3 countywide election, Pastors on Point San Diego has officially endorsed Yes on B ? the Better Choice Measure ? applauding its legally-binding housing affordability commitments. Pastors on Point San Diego joins Yes on B's broad...


28 february 2020

19:27
The Ermineskin Cree Nation is aware of the situation that has arisen from an incident involving a racist video that was posted earlier this week, and the events that have arisen in response to the posts. Recently two videos were posted to social...

19:00
Jon Henschen's February 25, 2020 OpEd on WealthManagement.com, "The Market's Immune System May Be Compromised," comments that the coronavirus gets all the blame for the market implosion, but about two-thirds of the 19 bear market warning signs...

17:39
Delta Hospice officials were shocked and outraged this week by the Fraser Health Authority's blatant move to cut off all discussions and close the facility because it wants the hospice to provide MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) at every facility....

17:00
The Quinism Foundation has sent correspondence to Evan Berland, at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Global Public Health, calling on GSK to take appropriate action to protect the health of asymptomatic U.S. travelers, including proposing further changes to the...

14:57
With the polls opening in less than 24 hours for the South Carolina Primary, rural Democratic leaders are calling on presidential candidates to address a critical issue in their closing statements ? our nation's bioeconomy. Not only is the bioeconomy...

14:36
In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AACC is urging the agency to allow clinical laboratories to develop coronavirus tests without going through FDA review. Lifting this regulatory requirement is key to ensuring that all patients...

14:21
Representatives will vote on house bill HR 2339. The bill would prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco, flavored pipe tobacco, flavored vape e-juices, electronic cigarettes, and disposable nicotine products. House bill HR 2339 ? The Reversing the...

14:18
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports this move by the Ontario Government to address the issue of youth vaping by banning most flavoured vapour products and setting limits on nicotine levels in products sold in convenience stores...

13:29
In response to today's FCC decision on reallocating C-Band spectrum, ABS Global Chairman and CEO Jim Frownfelter said: "This Order is fatally flawed by its misinterpretations of the Communications Act, and by its numerous arbitrary and capricious...

13:28
Ontario has made a major misstep in banning vape flavours from being sold in convenience and corner stores. This short-sighted action will not tackle underage vaping, but it will make it less likely that adult smokers will try vaping, which Health...

13:05
The Government of Ontario's proposed regulations to restrict the sale of vaping products in convenience stores fail to address the youth vaping crisis.  Despite having no evidence to suggest that youth are accessing vape products from convenience...

12:41
In his latest book, Mike McLeod has expressed his extreme disappointment with the Congressional oversight committees of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). This new book is available in print for $6.99 and...

12:36
New vaping regulations from Ontario's Ministry of Health, if unchanged, will harm law-abiding convenience stores, make it harder for smokers to access what Health Canada says are less harmful alternatives to cigarettes, let non-compliant vape shop...

12:06
The Center for Reproductive Rights, a global human rights organization, today released a powerful video in which its Creative Council and friends raise awareness about the importance of its upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case, June Medical Services v....

07:11
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds yesterday's announcement by Minister Yurek and the Ontario Government to move battery recycling to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) for oversight and management....


27 february 2020

16:08
As a result of the tragic shooting at the Milwaukee campus of Molson Coors, Morneau Shepell has opened its national 24/7 crisis support hotline to offer professional emotional support to anyone affected by this traumatic event. A crisis or traumatic...

15:41
In the news release, NKF Applauds Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate, issued 27-Feb-2020 by National Kidney Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the incorrect release was originally...

15:38
America's emergency care teams?which serve on the frontlines of any pandemic response?have urged Congress to approve emergency supplemental appropriations to ensure our health system has the resources necessary to address an outbreak of the novel...

15:29
Today, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R. Byer issued the following statement on the importance of reauthorizing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program before it expires on April 18,...

14:37
"The National Kidney Foundation applauds Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for introducing legislation today in the U.S. Senate to extend Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients. This...

14:07
The Nisg?a'a Nation feels it is important to join with other Indigenous nations speaking out in favour of LNG development in British Columbia. In 2014, the Nisg?a'a Nation showed leadership by entering into an agreement...

12:50
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 11th leading cause of death in California.  On Wednesday, March 4, advocates from the California Chapters of the...

10:23
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins will be attending the Supreme Court oral arguments for June Medical Services v. Russo, a case about whether abortionists in Louisiana must have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. During his time...

09:54
This morning, Milwaukee is reeling from a mass shooting tragedy, as yet another city is hit by the crisis of gun violence in America. It was one year ago today that the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Check Act,...

09:30
Twenty-six wounded warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) met with members of Congress and their staffs to advocate for themselves and other veterans as part of WWP's Project Advocacy, which connects warriors with their elected officials...


26 february 2020

22:07
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Bryan K. Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI), on today's shooting in Milwaukee: "Today we add Milwaukee to the long and rapidly growing list of America's...

19:41
Gathered in assembly, the Chiefs of the AFNQL reiterate that First Nations are sovereign and that other governments should not impose on them laws that are not their own. They also stress that First Nations police forces have full jurisdiction over...

19:41
(AANA) -- Marking a huge victory for patients across South Dakota, Governor Kristi Noem signed SB 50 today, which grants nurse anesthetists the ability to collaborate with healthcare providers in chronic pain practice, expands collaboration in...

16:35
The Help Minnesota Smile Coalition ? a partnership between the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and Dental Access Partners (Apple Tree Dental, Community Dental Care, and Hennepin Healthcare) ? is advocating for a full restoration of essential adult...

15:41
Remember your childhood dreams? They may have been silly or unrealistic, but they were inspirational and helped you believe anything is possible. Around the world today, many children have big dreams; however, for the more than 260 million children...

14:20
Data released by Power to Decide today estimates more than 2.6 million California women of reproductive age (13-44) in need of publicly funded contraception live in counties losing federal funding for the Title X Family Planning Program as a result...

14:15
Research from Power to Decide shows that 407,310 women in Virginia who are already struggling to make ends meet live in contraceptive deserts, counties in which there is not reasonable access to a health center offering the full range of...

14:15
Recent data from Power to Decide, show 310,100 women with low income in South Carolina live in contraceptive deserts, counties in which there is not reasonable access to a health center offering the full range of contraceptive methods. Currently,...

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