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Primary Texting Bans Associated with Lower Traffic Fatalities, Study Finds

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States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.

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It Is Virtually Impossible for Congress to Sue Presidents – Villanova Prof Available for Comment on House Taking Steps to Sue Obama

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Dartmouth Pediatrician Urges Passage of Senate's Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014

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Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs

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Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.

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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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