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Published: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:15:01 EDT

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Astronauts Showcase Space Art Created with Childhood Cancer Patients

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:50:00 EDT

(image) HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients from around the world will have the opportunity to see a spacesuit art project they helped create. Astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station will unveil the project at 10:25 a.m. EDT on Wednesday,...



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NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications Satellite

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:35:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has successfully been placed into orbit following separation from an United Launch Alliance...



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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:37:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued four official statements, which can be viewed under "Highlights" on the Commission's website. The statements relate to: Statement on Charlottesville, Virginia (by unanimous vote)....



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Rosalind Franklin University Researcher Awarded $2 Million From NIH to Study Role Of Hormone Oxytocin In Stress, Fear and Anxiety

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 EDT

(image) NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science researcher Joanna Dabrowska has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to investigate the role of the hormone oxytocin...



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SEIU Executive Vice President Valarie Long Resigns from President Trump's National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valarie Long, Executive Vice President of SEIU, joins the growing chorus of labor and business leaders repudiating President Trump after he failed to condemn the violent actions of white supremacists and domestic terrorists in...



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La guía para el regreso a clases de USAGov

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, 17 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El comienzo de un nuevo año escolar siempre es emocionante. Sin embargo, la lista de preparativos puede parecer interminable y las expectativas por el regreso a clases pueden convertirse en desafíos para estudiantes y...



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FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:51:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has made available a panel of human plasma samples to aid in the regulatory evaluation of serological tests...



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FDA approves new treatment for adults with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:54:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). "For adult patients with...



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Southern Research To Play Key Role In Low Cost Carbon Fiber Project

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:17:00 EDT

(image) BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced that Western Research Institute (WRI) was selected for an award with DOE funding of $3,745,413 to develop low cost...



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Green America Applauds CEOs Who Dropped Out Of President Trump's Advisory Councils

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America applauded the CEOs of major corporations who dropped out of President Trump's Strategy & Policy Forum and Manufacturing Council, forcing the president to disband both councils today. After the President refused to...



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SAMHSA to recognize behavioral health champions at 2017 Voice Awards

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:59:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight at the 2017 Voice Awards, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will give Special Recognition Awards to former United States Senator Elizabeth Dole and the late actor Carrie Fisher. Senator Dole...



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CIA Plans Release of Soviet Naval Documents at National Press Club Headliners Newsmakers Event

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:51:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CIA's Agency Data Office (ADO) and Information Management Services (IMS) is partnering with the National Museum of the U.S. Navy and the Naval Historical Foundation to hold a records release event at the National Press Club as part...



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Bloomberg Government Launches Innovative Opportunity Solution For 8(a) Recompete Opportunities

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:51:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Government today announced a new information tool for government contractors that reveals more than 9,500 federal business opportunities up for grabs starting Sept. 1. This tool provides insights and intelligence -- as well as...



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New Fellowship Offers OB/GYN Physicians Hands-On Training at CDC

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's obstetricians and gynecologists (OB/GYNs) face a challenge in gaining all the training and expertise they need in the area of infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Now, thanks to a grant from the...



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2017 Astronaut Candidates Available for Interviews Before Training

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's newest astronaut candidates, a diverse dozen women and men, will participate in media interviews and a final news conference before training on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA...



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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Communications Satellite

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:44:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is targeting 8:03 a.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 18, for the launch of its next Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) mission atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch, and...



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Largest Federal Union Asks Congress, 'Why Won't You Fill the 49,000 Vacancies at the VA?'

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:28:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans around the country are being forced to wait longer for care. Working people at the VA are struggling to do their jobs while staffing shortages are at near dangerous levels. And Congress is busy self-congratulating themselves...



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La Semana de la Salud en el Uso de Lentes de Contacto promueve un uso y cuidado saludable de los lentes de contacto

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:13:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO y ORLANDO, Florida, 14 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología y la Academia Estadounidense de Optometría se han unido a los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) y otras asociaciones a fin de...



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NASA Experts to Share Total Solar Eclipse In-person, on Television

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:57:00 EDT

(image) HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug. 21, for the first time in almost 100 years, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Those in the path of totality, running from Oregon to South Carolina, will experience one of nature's most...



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SBA to Host National Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Hearing in Washington, D.C.

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:44:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Small business owners, representatives of local economic development organizations, trade groups and community leaders are invited to join the U.S. Small Business Administration's Acting National Ombudsman Natalie Duncan to discuss...



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