News tagged with congress
(Medical Xpress)—The ability to short-circuit debilitating tremors in disease states with implantable stimulators is nothing short of remarkable. The same can be said for cochlear prosthetics which restore ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 5 |
A US court has dealt a new blow to the health care reform law seen as President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement, declaring its centerpiece provision unconstitutional.
Health Aug 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 23
(AP) -- The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its financial partnerships with numerous Planned Parenthood affiliates.
Cancer Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- An executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity resigned Tuesday over her support to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but disputed that she was the driving force behind the ...
Other Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Outdated approaches to preventing and treating substance abuse, barriers to care, and other problems hinder the U.S. Defense Department's ability to curb substance use disorders among military service members and their families, ...
Addiction Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Urgent actions including smoking bans in public places, salt restrictions and improved blood pressure control are needed to fight rising cardiovascular disease in China. Half of male physicians in China smoke and they can ...
Cardiology Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP), a new international lobby group for liberalisation, called Wednesday for what it termed the failed war on drugs to be replaced by policies oriented to regulation and prevention.
Medications Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Efforts by some in Congress to dismantle clean air laws are a threat to public health, experts warn in a "Current Issues" article published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 01, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 4
A congress is a formal meeting of representatives from different countries (or by extension constituent states), or independent organizations (such as different trade unions).
The term Congress was chosen for the United States Congress to emphasize the status of each state represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequently to the use of congress by the US legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas, to refer to their legislatures.
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