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Repeal of Exclusionary Michigan Licensing Law a Victory for Consumer Health, Says Nutrition Professional Group

The repeal of the Michigan law is the latest significant sign that policy makers are recognizing the growing diversity of the nutrition profession and the benefit to consumer health and job growth by broadening, rather than narrowing, access to nutrition services.

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Citi’s Settlement with the DOJ Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg According to Cornell Law Professor

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Q&A on Child Immigration Crisis with University of Chicago Law School's Maria Woltjen

A Q and A with a University of Chicago Law School expert on the current child immigration crisis along the US-Mexico border

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Needs, Risks of Low-Wage Workers and the Impact on Public Health

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As low-wage jobs continue to show strong gains since the recession, findings from the Low-Wage Workers’ Health Project led by Upstate Medical University is offering insight into how these jobs affect public health and the economy in Syracuse, N.Y., and reflect national trends in issues related to low-wage workers.

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REDEEM Act Follows Evolving Public Opinion on Incarceration

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New Virginia Law Protects Patients From Supplemental Add-On Charges for Anatomic Pathology Services

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Under a new Virginia law, effective July 1, 2014, patients are protected from add-on fees to their medical bills for any form of biopsy or Pap test.

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Expert: Supreme Court Labor Decision Will Lead to More Lawsuits

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‘Hobby Lobby’ Decision Will Have Far-Reaching Effects, Unintended Consequences

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Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case is the corporate equivalent of the road to Damascus, says Elizabeth Sepper, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. "Many more corporations will find religion to opt out of regulation that affects their bottom line,” Sepper says. “Before Hobby Lobby, businesses lost claims to fire pregnant women, refuse to promote non-Christians, discriminate against gays, and pay below the minimum wage. “After Hobby Lobby, they seem likely to succeed."

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Texas Tech University Expert Available on Effects of Supreme Court Decision on Hobby Lobby’s Challenge to Affordable Care Act

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Iowa State Researchers Find Evidence of Growing Polarization in U.S.

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Iowa State University researchers developed a technique to determine if election results truly represent the “will of the people.” Their study of ballot data provides new evidence of the growing polarization of U.S. voters.

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