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  • DREAM Act: Legalizing young immigrants would strengthen U.S.

     
    Guest Writer: Leticia M. Díaz, PhD, JD Diaz is Dean of the Barry University School of Law in Orlando. She earned her law degree at Rutgers Law School, where she was recipient of the Merck Patent Scholarship. She received her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry...
  • Companies switch allegiance from Murphy to Fitzpatrick

     
    For a handful of well-known companies, it matters very little to them who you are or what the letter is behind your name. All that matters is that you're in power. An analysis of Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick's end......
  • Barletta, Dent, Fitzpatrick: FEC reports released for House members

     
    Former Hazleton Mayor and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta ended 2010 with zero cash on hand and $153, 670 in debt, according to his FEC report made public Tuesday. He had not taken any contributions in the last financial reporting period......
  • VES Awards 2013 winners & nominees

    Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" | Joe Letteri, Eileen Moran, Eric Saindon, Kevin L. Sherwood "Prometheus" | Paul Butterworth, Charley Henley, Allen Maris, Richard Stammers "Life of...
  • Md. bill targets gifts to doctors

    Maryland lawmakers are considering clamping down on the fancy meals, theater tickets and expensive trips lavished on doctors by pharmaceutical companies trying to persuade health care professionals to prescribe their medications. "The system bothers me,"...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Bone-Building Drugs Safe

    Bone-Building Drugs Safe
    A new study gives reassuring news about the safety of Fosamax and Reclast, bone-building drugs taken by millions of American women. It found that long-term use does not significantly raise the risk of a rare type of fracture near the hip. On balance,...
  • Toyota may pay $1 billion to settle federal criminal investigation

    Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook. The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
  • Testing Men for HPV

    Testing Men for HPV
    Q: Can men be tested for HPV? An: HPV stands for human papilloma virus, the virus that has been in the news extensively because of the recent approval of a vaccine (Gardisil from Merck) for the prevention of cervical cancer. HPV, a sexually transmitted...
  • Strong foundation eliminates the need for risky financial ventures

    The way Frank Kramer sees it, retirement should be built on three legs: A pension, investments and real estate.Now that he and wife, Jeanette, are both 67, they have finished building a solid retirement plan that they'll enjoy for years to come. The...
  • Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave

    Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave
    Assistant football coach Mike McQueary has been placed on administrative leave, and fired coach Joe Paterno has hired a lawyer, the latest steps in the unfolding Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State. McQueary was the witness...