Quantcast

Latest Congress Stories

2014-07-01 12:28:12

CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS) joined hundreds of other impassioned attendees in Orlando, Florida to attend the 16(th) Annual NPSF Patient Safety Class from May 14 through May 16, 2014. Over 50 research posters were presented and PPAHS' poster on the OB VTE Safety Recommendations was one of them. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO Linda Burke-Galloway, MD, MS, FACOG, attended the NPSF on...

2014-06-30 16:25:02

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked with red, white and blue flags, fireworks, parades and backyard barbecues across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123313 2.5 million In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly...

2014-06-30 08:29:40

- Result seen across stable and de novo kidney transplant patients - HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that once-daily Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets), an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients, demonstrated a lower treatment failure rate in African-Americans compared with twice-daily tacrolimus (Prograf(®)). These study...

2014-06-27 23:02:18

This month, Dr. Cyr is traveling to Spain for an international implant conference. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Encore Dental Care is always looking for new ways to provide their patients with the best care. By staying up to date on the latest procedures and techniques, they can better serve their patients. This month, Dr. Lilia Cyr is traveling to Valencia, Spain for an international implant congress. The 5th International CAMLOG Congress runs from June 25-28 and will feature a...

2014-06-27 12:26:11

Texas Children's Hospital, along with children and families from across the nation, convene on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to pass "ACE Kids Act of 2014" WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Representatives Joe Barton (R-TX) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) announced they and distinguished colleagues have introduced the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (H.R. 4930). "ACE Kids Act of 2014" would help coordinate care to ensure optimal outcomes for children with...

2014-06-26 16:26:18

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prevent billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S., a broad coalition of industries is urging Congress to take action on the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) dispute with Canada and Mexico. The newly formed coalition has sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees asking Congress to take action directing the Secretary of Agriculture to suspend indefinitely the...

2014-06-25 12:26:50

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked with red, white and blue flags, fireworks, parades and backyard barbecues across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO 2.5 million In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly...

2014-06-25 12:21:05

"With the Jobs and the Safety of Americans at Risk, Congress Must Feel Compelled to Act" WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today on the status of Highway Bill reauthorization in Congress: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO With the jobs and the safety of Americans at risk, Congress must feel compelled to act on a...

2014-06-25 08:30:41

Children and families convene on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to pass "ACE Kids Act of 2014" WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Representatives Joe Barton (R-TX) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) announced they and distinguished colleagues have introduced the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (H.R. 4930). "ACE Kids Act of 2014" would help coordinate care to ensure optimal outcomes for children with medical complexity in Medicaid, while helping to contain...

2014-06-24 08:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has brought its autonomous vehicle to Washington to enable Congress to experience the technology up close and personal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Following an exciting and successful demonstration of the Carnegie Mellon vehicle in September, which transported Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 33 miles to Pittsburgh International...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.