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July 13, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: No Match for Mother’s Milk



United Nations World Health Organization defends breastfeeding newborns against corporate interests Baby-food makers latch on to breastfeeding policy to sell formula.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

June 19, 2018

By Nicholas Trevino

Symposium: Clear Regulations Protect Freedom, Not Restrict It



Regs symposium event Elizabeth Warren and others spoke at a recent Coalition for Sensible Safeguards event on the Trump Administration’s deregulation policies and the impact they have on health and finances.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

June 13, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: Slow Stroll to Salad Safety



Collage of a person in a hospital gown, a person holding produce, and salmonella. A food safety regulation to prevent contamination of fresh fruits and vegetables still has not been implemented after seven years.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

June 7, 2018

By Rebecca Jones

Patient Advocates Get Big Funding from Big Pharma



Two people meet Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced legislation compelling patient advocacy groups to report funding they receive from pharmaceutical companies. This added transparency will give the public a new lens through which to view actions of these groups.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

April 25, 2018

By Laura Peterson

Regulatory Foes Try to Seize the Day



Scott Pruitt A bill that would further burden the regulatory process may make it to the Senate Floor.

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Topics: Open Government, Public Health and Science

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