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Secretary Of State Making AIDS-Free Generation A U.S. Priority
2011-11-09 06:23:12

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that the U.S. is making a goal to try and create an AIDS-free generation. Clinton said an AIDS-free generation would be one where virtually no children are born with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS. "This, I admit, is an ambitious goal, and I recognize that I am not the first person to envision it," Clinton said in a speech at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. "But creating an AIDS-free generation has never...

2011-10-19 08:13:21

In defense of the NHS: why writing to the House of Lords was necessary Public health experts writing in this week's BMJ say the prime minister was wrong to claim they support the government's health reforms. Last week over 400 public health doctors, specialists, and academics from across the country wrote an open letter to the House of Lords stating that the Health and Social Care Bill will do "irreparable harm to the NHS, to individual patients and to society as a whole," that it will...

2011-08-04 12:17:00

Percentage of Invalid Voter Registrations from Public Assistance Agencies in Colorado More Than Four Times the National Average in 2009-2010 Sought "Legislative Fix" to allow People without a Driver's License or State Identification to Register to Vote Online WASHINGTON, Aug. 4,2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it uncovered documents from the Colorado Department of State...

2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office. They both enjoy better than 2-to-1 favorable ratings among those who are familiar enough with them to rate them. The poll also finds that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's positive ratings have improved, but many people...

2011-05-26 07:00:00

Former Brown Spokesperson To Lead New Strategic Media Practice LONDON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) today announced that Iain Bundred, former political spokesperson to Gordon Brown, has joined its London office as Director of Strategic Media Relations. Prior to joining 10 Dowling Street, Iain previously worked for the Labour Party, as special advisor to James Purnell when Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and more recently as...

2011-03-23 13:29:32

Analysis: How the secretary of state for health proposes to abolish the NHS in England The Health and Social Care Bill amounts to the abolition of the English NHS as a universal, comprehensive, publicly accountable, tax funded service, free at the point of delivery, warn experts today. In a paper published on bmj.com, Professor Allyson Pollock and David Price examine the proposed changes and argue that the government's duty to provide a comprehensive health service in England is abolished....

2011-03-19 01:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 17 March 2011, in a bi-partisan conference on Capitol Hill, titled, "Iran Rising for Freedom--U.S. Policy Prospects," former top officials of the Obama as well as Clinton and Bush administrations joined senior Members of Congress. They urged the Obama Administration to adopt a new policy in support of Iranians who are demanding change in Iran and remove Iran's principal opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from the State...

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2011-02-16 06:00:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged on Tuesday that the United States would boost support for global Internet freedom, as citizens increasingly turn to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to organize demonstrations throughout North Africa and the Middle East. In her second major speech in the past year on the subject of Internet restrictions, Clinton said the recent demonstrations show how technology can promote "political, social, and economic change" or "slow or...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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