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Scientific Disclosure Ethics Questioned in Diabetes Drug Debate

March 19, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The relationship between the scientific community and pharmaceutical companies is coming under fire again. At the center of the most recent black eye is the diabetes drug Avandia. The immensely popular drug was linked…

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US Opens Self Up to Human Rights Scrutiny

March 18, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Will the US be found guilty of human rights violations? For the first time, the US will submit itself to a “universal periodic review” by the UN Human Rights Council. “Human rights are universal,…

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Idaho Passes Law to Force State to Sue over Healthcare

March 18, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ As a pre-emptive strike against the possibility of the federal government passing a healthcare reform bill, the state of Idaho has passed a law that requires that the state sue the federal government if…

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Massa Tells Glen Beck He Only Tickled Staff

Massa Tells Glen Beck He Only Tickled Staff March 10, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ New York Rep. Eric Massa, who recently resigned from the House of Representatives, told TV commentator Glen Beck that he had tickle fights with members of his…

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Who is Responsible for Policing Fraud in Nonfiction Books?

Who is Responsible for Policing Fraud in Nonfiction Books? March 10, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ With the latest controversy surrounding the recall of “The Last Train From Hiroshima” by Charles Pellegrino, the book publishing industry is having to take a hard…

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Fighting Global Warming Not Destructive to Economy Says EPA Head

Fighting Global Warming Not Destructive to Economy Says EPA Head March 10, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ In an address to the National Press Club, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said environmental advocates have “lost the messaging war” in the fight to reduce…

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Israel Wants to Build Nuclear Power Plant

Israel Wants to Build Nuclear Power Plant March 9, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Israel says that it wants to build a nuclear power plant to alleviate its dependency on coal and natural gas, and it goes as far as inviting its…

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Amazon Reacts to Tax Law by Dumping Colorado Affiliates

Amazon Reacts to Tax Law by Dumping Colorado Affiliates March 9, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ A law enacted by legislators mandating online retailers notify their shoppers in Colorado that they must pay a 2.9 percent sales tax on purchases has provoked…

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Mexican Farm Subsidies Going to Families of Drug Traffickers, Government Officials

Mexican Farm Subsidies Going to Families of Drug Traffickers, Government Officials March 8, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Subsidies established during NAFTA negotiations to help small Mexican farmers compete with their neighbors to the north are being doled out to the families…

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Euro Rises on Greece Support; European Monetary Fund on Horizon? March 8, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Increased confidence in Greece’s financial situation helped the euro to early gains Monday. French President Nicolas Sarkozy put market speculators on notice Sunday and also…

Certification Process, Price Lead Farmers to Abandon Organic Coffee

Certification Process, Price Lead Farmers to Abandon Organic Coffee March 8, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Almost 75% of the world’s organic coffee comes from Latin America, but farmers there are beginning to abandon the organic coffee trade, according to the Christian…

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Ag Committee Rejects Obama Proposal to Cut Farm Subsidies

Ag Committee Rejects Obama Proposal to Cut Farm Subsidies March 4, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The House Agriculture Committee has rejected proposals from President Barack Obama to reduce crop-insurance subsidies, cut annual subsidies and reclassify who is a high-income farmer. The…

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Cash for Carpenters? Obama Proposes Home Improvement Rebates

Cash for Carpenters? Obama Proposes Home Improvement Rebates March 3, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ US President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass his administration’s “Homestar” proposal, an initiative that would offer homeowners up to $3,000 in rebates to pay for…

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Ford Outsells GM for First Time Since 1998

Ford Outsells GM for First Time Since 1998 March 3, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Ford sales surged 43% in February as the company took advantage of Toyota’s troubles and GM’s slow recovery. Ford sold 142,285 vehicles in the US for the…

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Chile Earthquake Takes Toll on Wine Industry

Chile Earthquake Takes Toll on Wine Industry March 3, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The Chilean wine industry was affected by the powerful earthquake that had an epicenter squarely in the country’s wine-producing region. The wineries are still accessing the scope of…

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Book Publishers Not Immune to Internet Piracy

Book Publishers Not Immune to Internet Piracy March 3, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ While some consider e-books to be in their infancy as a medium, reports of widespread e-book piracy would suggest that the format has taken off just fine. According…

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Group Asks FDA to Look Into Pharmaceutical Online Ad-Targeting Techniques

Group Asks FDA to Look Into Pharmaceutical Online Ad-Targeting Techniques March 2, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The FDA is currently examining pharmaceutical companies’ marketing techniques in the online and social media spaces, and one group wants the agency to look into…

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Twitter Ready to Jump on Advertising Bandwagon?

Twitter Ready to Jump on Advertising Bandwagon? March 2, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Twitter is preparing to open up its site to advertising, according to All Things Digital. The site reports that the immensely popular social media site, which processes more…

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South of France Capital of EU Software Piracy

South of France Capital of EU Software Piracy March 1, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The southwest region of France has, far and way, the largest percentage of software piracy incidents in the EU, according to a new study. Almost half of…

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Hummer Drives Off into the Sunset

Hummer Drives Off into the Sunset February 25, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Hummers may thrive in the dirt and mud, but the time has come to throw dirt on Hummer as GM’s deal to sell the oversized SUV to a Chinese…

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