It is called The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173).
This is a bill that has been passed by the House of Representatives, and is coming up soon for vote in the Senate. According to the bill’s summary, this bill is …
“To provide for financial regulatory reform, to protect [...]
I just received the following e-mail from Sense About Science regarding the British Chiropractic Association’s libel suit against Simon Singh:
Legal Update BCA v Singh
Simon Singh announced today that he will continue the fight in his libel case with the British Chiropractic Association after his application to appeal the preliminary ruling was [...]
Thanks to an anonymous e-mailer for bringing this Daly Kos item to my attention. Daily Kos is not on my daily hit parade, but after seeing this I might have to make an addition.
The e-mailer was also correct to point out …
“If you want to see a good reason to be cautious about a [...]
Back in May of 2008, in Handsworth, Birmingham, England, seven-year-old Kyra Ishaq died from starvation, suffered at the handling of her mother, Angela Gordon, and the mother’s domestic partner Junaid Abuhamza. In addition, authorities found Kyra’s five siblings, all alive, yet each of them suffering from malnutrition. One authority was quoted as saying; “All the [...]
Simulated Comic Product takes on the corporate cynicism of pharmaceutical companies and the inanity of the natural supplement market in one shot. Nicely done.
Although, technically, this is not possible. (Sorry to be picky.) Once a company applies to the FDA for the right to conduct human research with a new drug – that substance [...]