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2009-07-14 13:52:00

Event Focused on Ensuring Patient Safety is Top Priority of Follow-on Biologic Legislation Being Debated on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-on Biologics Legislation Update; Congressional Leaders and Medical Experts Discuss Patient Safety." The event will...

2009-07-08 15:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-On Biologics Legislation Update; Congressional Leaders and Medical Experts Discuss Patient Safety." The event will be co-hosted by two high-ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and...

2009-05-27 08:49:00

Research Paper Examines the Burdens of Insomnia and Potential Solutions NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S., with research and support from The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI), has released a report showing the lag in the diagnosis and treatment of insomnia translates to billions of dollars in lost productivity and absenteeism in the American workforce. CMPI also estimates insomnia is responsible for at least $42 billion in direct and indirect...

2009-03-12 13:25:00

Peter Pitts Joins Agency as Partner and Director, Global Health Care NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Public relations firm Porter Novelli has named Peter Pitts, 49, partner and director of global health care. In addition to his role at Porter Novelli, Pitts is the co-founder and president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, a think tank for public health care policy issues. He was formerly a senior vice president, director for global health affairs, at Manning Selvage...

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI) has released a statement by its Vice President and Director of Programs Dr. Robert Goldberg regarding the recent coverage by CBS Evening News linking vaccines and autism: "In recent years Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News have gone after vaccine makers and the make-believe link between vaccines and autism, taking up the cause of trial attorneys on the one hand and glossing over the scientific data demonstrating no relationship on the...

2008-10-08 12:00:08

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Kaci Farrell, +1-202-778-1305, kfarrell@apcoworldwide.com, for Center for Medicine in the Public Interest NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI) today released a new survey of millennial voters' (18 - 28 year olds) views on health care reform. The national public opinion poll of young voters, identified as an agent for change in this year's presidential election, demonstrates that while there is...

2008-06-24 02:30:29

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI) today launched BigGovHealth.org, a new initiative to expose the consequences of greater government control in health care. BigGovHealth.org features powerful, first-person video testimonials from patients, health care workers and health policy experts from Canada and the United Kingdom -- two socialized systems often pointed to as models for reform. These candid interviews look at how...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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