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In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
Stateline.orgWASHINGTON Gun curbs? Colorado got it done. Driver's licenses and in-state tuition for immigrants in the country illegally? Done. A new school-spending plan, an elections overhaul, Medicaid expansion? Done, done and done. Democrats, with a majority in...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday proposed extending tough new protections for chimpanzees in captivity, a shift that would place strict limits on primates' role as human surrogates in biomedical research. In reclassifying chimps as...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The country may be on the verge of its next demographic metamorphosis. The explosive growth of Hispanics that upended the country's black and white racial dynamics may be flipped again as leaders in Washington have begun a debate on the most...
In the past few months, Yvonne Hysick, PACT peer specialist for the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board, has helped nine clients complete advance mental health directives. All have schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder, she said. Within...
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to chose the Democratic nominees for lieutenant governor and attorney general. In the lieutenant governor's primary, state Sen. Ralph Northam of Norfolk will face off against Aneesh Chopra, who is President Barack Obama'...
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WASHINGTON - Federal health experts are recommending changes to safety restrictions on former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, in light of a new analysis suggesting that the drug may not increase the risk of heart attack as much as previously thought....
An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market with a slate of restrictions on its use, and suggested that although evidence of the drug's safety problems may have been overblown,...
NEWPORT NEWS—Desmond Green said he's not naturally smart. The Warwick High School International Baccalaureate diploma candidate and class salutatorian said it's hard work that's helped him achieve a long list of accomplishments, including being...
Three years after the Food and Drug Administration was taken to task for overlooking safety problems with the diabetes drug Avandia, a panel of FDA advisors met Wednesday to open a two-day review of the research that guided the agency's actions. The...
Robert Douglas Martin, who steered the elementary-education program at the University of Central Florida during its formative years, devoted his career to teaching teachers. As a professor and department chairman in UCF's College of Education, he took a...
The Oakland TribuneSAN JOSE, Calif. In a nationwide push to experiment with online university courses, San Jose State stands at the forefront, making deals with private sector startups to package lectures from Ivy League professors and opening some for-credit classes to the...
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