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New Law in New York Requires Pharmacies to Quickly Notify Patients of Drug Recalls
2019-10-18 21:24:44
by Dan McCue

A new law in New York State requires pharmacies to inform patients of Class I drug recalls made by the Federal Drug Administration within seven days. Generally speaking, drug recalls occur when the quality or safety of a drug has... Read More

Education

PPI Calls for Bolder, Innovative Initiatives to Bridge Modern Skills Gap Education
PPI Calls for Bolder, Innovative Initiatives to Bridge Modern Skills Gap
2019-10-18 20:18:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Progressive Policy Institute is calling for a more aggressive approach to bridging America’s skills gap following House Democrats’ introduction of major legislation to reauthorize the landmark Higher Education Act. The centrist public policy think tank said though... Read More

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House Committee Headed to Florida for Field Roundtable on WRDA State News
House Committee Headed to Florida for Field Roundtable on WRDA
2019-10-18 20:14:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A House Panel that deals with water resource and environmental issues will travel to South Florida this weekend for a roundtable on infrastructure projects to be considered for inclusion in the next Water Resources Development Act. Rep. Grace... Read More

Housing

New Democrat Coalition Endorses Four Key Pieces of Housing Legislation Housing
New Democrat Coalition Endorses Four Key Pieces of Housing Legislation
2019-10-18 20:11:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The New Democrat Coalition endorsed four pieces of housing legislation it sees as "actionable solutions" to help Americans who are struggling to find homes in a market in which they are increasingly scarce and increasingly expensive. The endorsements... Read More

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Billionaires Are the Target in This Year’s Democratic Campaign 2020 Elections
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2019-10-18 18:48:58
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WASHINGTON — When investment mogul Henry Kravis put his Colorado ranch on the market earlier this year for $46 million, attention to its big-game hunting grounds, marble-countered butler’s pantry and golf course designed by Greg Norman ran high on the... Read More

Cancer Patients Often Need This One Basic Thing to Participate in Clinical Trials Health
Cancer Patients Often Need This One Basic Thing to Participate in Clinical Trials
2019-10-18 18:42:47
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PHILADELPHIA — When Paul Bagga was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer that soon spread to his brain, the nonsmoker was devastated and terrified. More than five years later, the Flourtown retiree, 67, is going strong, thanks to participating in clinical... Read More

Mexico Sends Asylum-Seekers South — With No Easy Way to Return for US Court Dates Immigration
Mexico Sends Asylum-Seekers South — With No Easy Way to Return for US Court Dates
2019-10-18 18:39:04
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CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — The exhausted passengers emerge from a sleek convoy of silver and red-streaked buses, looking confused and disoriented as they are deposited ignominiously in this tropical backwater in southernmost Mexico. There is no greeter here to provide... Read More

How Organ and Tissue Donation Companies Worked Their Way Into the County Morgue Featured
How Organ and Tissue Donation Companies Worked Their Way Into the County Morgue
2019-10-18 18:32:29
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Part 1: In the Rush to Harvest Body Parts, Death Investigations Have Been Upended LOS ANGELES — As the sun set over the Nevada desert, coroners from across the country mingled with business executives, sipping icy margaritas and Tanqueray and... Read More

In the Rush to Harvest Body Parts, Death Investigations Have Been Upended Featured
In the Rush to Harvest Body Parts, Death Investigations Have Been Upended
2019-10-18 18:29:24
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Part 2: How Organ and Tissue Donation Companies Worked Their Way Into the County Morgue LOS ANGELES — When 69-year-old Marietta Jinde died in September 2016, police had already been called to her home several times because of reports of... Read More

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's 'Free Expression' Policy in Wake of False Trump Campaign Ads Social Media
Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's 'Free Expression' Policy in Wake of False Trump Campaign Ads
2019-10-18 14:47:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Mark Zuckerberg allowed himself only a brief smile Thursday afternoon as he approached the podium awaiting him on stage in Georgetown University's Gaston Hall. After weeks of criticism over Facebook's decision not to moderate political speech or fact-check... Read More

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