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Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:49:19 EDT

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USW: The Time to Act is Now

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:42:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump has decided to delay action in support of the domestic steel industry under Section 232 of...



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PCMA: New Study Shows Price Concessions Negotiated by Pharmacy Benefit Managers Save Medicare Part D Beneficiaries $48.7 Billion on Premiums

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:24:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new study, "Value of Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR): Impact on Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Program Stakeholders," showing that the price...



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MCRA Releases New White Paper Analyzing the Industry Impact of the Federal Budget Request on FDA

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC (MCRA), a leading advisory firm and Clinical Research Organization to the medical device industry, today announced that it has authored a new white paper, "The Potential FDA Impact of...



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Home Health Leaders Urge Collaboration with CMS to Refine Proposed Home Health Groupings Model in HHPPS Proposed Rule

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:21:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare — a coalition of home health providers dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors — urged...



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Census Bureau: Lapse in Wire Service Effective Aug. 1, 2017

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There will be a lapse in wire service through PR Newswire beginning Aug. 1, 2017. Daily Profile America audio features can still be found online. For those not currently subscribed to receive our latest news and updates via email or SMS...



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Government enforcement leaders top agenda at HCCA's 3rd Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:00:00 EDT

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG-HHS) top the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) 3rd Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute agenda....



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 25: Insect Asides

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: INSECT ASIDES Profile America —Tuesday, July 25th. This month in 1874, the largest swarm of Rocky Mountain Locusts ever recorded blackened the skies...



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NASA Seeking BIG Ideas for Solar Power on Mars

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:20:00 EDT

(image) HAMPTON, Va., July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missions to the surface of distant planetary bodies require power – lots of power. Through the 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is enlisting university students in its quest for efficient,...



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Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:27:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six leading public health organizations today asked federal courts to allow them to intervene in two lawsuits brought by the electronic cigarette and cigar industries against the Food and Drug Administration's 2016 rule establishing...



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Country with world's highest HIV prevalence is now controlling its HIV epidemic

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:01:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from Swaziland, supported by the Swazi Ministry of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), reveal remarkable progress in controlling...



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Second Harvest Heartland Receives $50,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

(image) ST. PAUL, Minn., July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in the Twin Cities area through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) education and outreach. SNAP is the largest...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 24: National Drive-Thru Day

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NATIONAL DRIVE-THRU DAY Profile America — Monday, July 24th. Today is National Drive-Thru Day, following closely on National Junk Food Day. Today's...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 23: Parents' Day

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PARENTS' DAY Profile America — Sunday, July 23rd. Today is Parents' Day — an annual public observance similar to Mother's Day and Father's Day, but...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 22: Chilling Out

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHILLING OUT Profile America — Saturday, July 22nd. With the nation's average hottest day of the year coming up next week, many of us welcome ducking...



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NRCS Announces Watershed and Flood Prevention Funding Opportunities

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT

(image) DAVIS, Calif., July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is announcing funding opportunities for planning, design, and construction of watershed scale projects. This money is being made available through NRCS's Watershed and...



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NASA to Show Technologies at Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture 2017

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:31:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Association's 2017 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin will see NASA's latest technologies from across the agency. The annual airshow will be held Monday through Sunday, July 24-30. This year,...



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Census Bureau: Lapse in Wire Service Effective Aug. 1, 2017

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: There will be a lapse in wire service through PR Newswire beginning Aug. 1, 2017. Daily Profile America audio features can still be found online. For those not...



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NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:59:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely. That Monday, a partial eclipse...



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July 28 Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Features Walter M. Shaub Jr. -Former Director, Office of Government Ethics

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:57:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter M. Shaub, Jr., who served until July 19 as the Director of the Office of Government Ethics will address a National Press Club Headliners news conference at 10 a.m., Friday, July 28 in the club's Lisagor Room. Shaub resigned...



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USW Opposes Trump Administration's New Voter Fraud Commission

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:35:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement this week regarding its newly formed commission to investigate voter fraud: "Despite...



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