Climate justice clashes with an increasingly intolerant Poland

.     Climate justice clashes with an increasingly intolerant Poland By Chiara Liguori, Policy Adviser on Environment and Human Rights at Amnesty International 30 November 2018, 16:45 UTC This weekend world leaders arrive in the Polish city of Katowice for the COP24 climate summit, where they will set out plans for implementing the Paris […]

Steal the Show at Your Next Holiday Party

.       Steal the Show at Your Next Holiday Party (NewsUSA) – For those who like to wear their holiday spirit front and center, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s also the season of charity, so why not feel good by making a fashion statement that’s socially conscious as […]

Where DO you get the time?

.     Where DO you get the time? By: Stephanie Foster Why does it so often seem like you turn around and it’s midnight when you’re raising your kids? It seems like no matter what you do sometimes, there’s still a lot more work to do by the time you are ready to go […]

Sales Reps May Be Wearing Out Their Welcome In The Operating Room

.       Sales Reps May Be Wearing Out Their Welcome In The Operating Room Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio In the operating room, surgical masks and matching scrubs can make it hard to tell who’s who — at least for outsiders. Patients getting wheeled in might not realize that salespeople working on commission […]

Angry, distressed farmers march to India’s parliament

.     Angry, distressed farmers march to India’s parliament November 30, 2018, 9:07 AM Thousands of desperate farmers across India have gathered in the heart of the capital to protest against the continued state of agrarian distress. Farmers’ discontent poses a challenge to PM Modi’s government.     .

Under Trump, Number Of Uninsured Kids Rose For First Time This Decade

.       Under Trump, Number Of Uninsured Kids Rose For First Time This Decade Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017, according to a Georgetown University report released Thursday. While not a big jump statistically — the […]

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office releases 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

.     Press Release PRESS RELEASE November 29, 2018 #18-18 CONTACT: (Media Only) Paul Fucito (571) 272-5400 or paul.fucito@uspto.gov U.S. Patent and Trademark Office releases 2018-2022 Strategic Plan Strategic Plan sets priorities to strengthen the USPTO, drive innovation, and support economic growth WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today published […]

Democrats Taking Key Leadership Jobs Have Pocketed Millions From Pharma

.       Democrats Taking Key Leadership Jobs Have Pocketed Millions From Pharma Kaiser Health News Emmarie Huetteman Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses on skyrocketing drug costs are among the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, a new KHN analysis shows. On […]