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NIH updates its conflict of interest guidelines

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  • British Medical Journal

August 30, 2011

Last week the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) published its long awaited final rule on conflicts of interest.1 2 In doing so it tried to balance the benefits of increased disclosure of financial connections between NIH funded investigators and

Do TV Ads Correcting Misleading Statements by Drug Companies Work?

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  • Pharmacy Choice

August 30, 2011

When drug companies exaggerate or misstate the benefits or risks of medications in their advertising campaigns, the Food and Drug Administration may ask them to set the record straight by running "corrective advertisements."

U.S. D.O.E. to invest another $41 million in C.C.S. projects

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  • Eco Seed

August 25, 2011

The United States Department of Energy has agreed to invest $41 million in 16 projects that will develop cheaper and more efficient technology for capturing carbon dioxide emissions generated by existing and new coal-fired power plants.

U.S. DOE invests $41m in 16 post combustion projects

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  • Carbon Capture Journal

August 25, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected 16 projects aimed at developing advanced post-combustion technologies for capturing CO2 from coal–fired power plants.

Debating Influence of Movies on Kids' Smoking

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  • ABC News

August 24, 2011

The World Health Organization recommends slapping adult ratings on movies with scenes that depict smoking, an approach that some anti-tobacco advocates believe could deter kids from lighting up.

Carolina Parent releases 'family friendly' employer list

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  • News & Observer

August 23, 2011

Even in a down economy, many employers recognize the need to provide benefits that help employees maintain their work-life balance, including flexible schedules, on-site daycare and more.

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