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Thursday Sep 11 | Scientific American

Testing Males and Females in Every Medical Experiment Is a Bad Idea

Sex differences lie at the core of biology. They are the driving force of evolution, and in many cases they are fundamental in health and medicine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Women's Health, Health

Thursday Sep 11 | The Washington Post

A too-sweet blog post

"There are a number of myths floating around out there about sugar consumption, and one of the most common is that the majority of added sugars in the American diet comes from sugar-sweetened beverages. The truth is, people get most of their sugar from food, not beverages.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nutrition, Life, Food

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Washington Examiner

Liberals fume as Obama advances trade deal

The 12 Pacific Rim countries negotiating a major trade deal made "important progress" this week, the United States' lead negotiator said. The Obama administration has aggressively pursued the free-trade agreement as a way of stemming China's influence in the region.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Mon Sep 08, 2014

New Haven Independent

SNAP "Shots" Bring Hunger Home

After Congress cut Miracle Brown's food stamp benefits by $11, she wanted to make people understand her daily struggles to afford to eat. So she pulled out a camera.

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Related Topix: US News, New Haven, CT, North Haven, CT, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Packer

FDA asked to drop user fee requests

Reps. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., have asked the Food and Drug Administration to stop asking Congress for user fees to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Food Science

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Patch.com

Join us this Thursday: Witnesses to Hunger in Connecticut

Witnesses to Hunger features the voices and photography of families who have experienced hunger and poverty first-hand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Photography, Arts

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Roll Call

Democrats Seek to Spur Restaurant Menu Calorie Count Rules

Two prominent Democrats, who spearheaded 2010 Affordable Care Act provisions that require the posting of nutrition information and calorie counts on restaurant menus, are urging the administration to issue new regulations on restaurant menus.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hartford Courant

McEnroe: Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress . For the 13th freaking time. John Larson is running for Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Courtney, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Communications Workers of America

National Women's Committee Report: It's Time for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US News, US House of Representatives

HeraldNet

Commentary / Employment issues: Labor Day focus: Workers need humane scheduling

This Labor Day, Starbucks employees don't just want a pat on the back for being hard workers.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

JD Supra

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Marketing

AEI

Inversion hysteria: Punishing market behavior

If you are looking for reasons why the stock market is tanking, you might turn your eyes toward Washington.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fast Company

How A Nonprofit Is Teaching Women To Run For Office

According to the National Women's Political Caucus, of the 535 seats in the 113th U.S. Congress, just 18.5%--or 99 members--are women.

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Related Topix: US News, Nancy Johnson, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Marsha Blackburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Big fat lies about fat

Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We've been told that we're too fat and we're told that eating fat is bad for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Reason Magazine

There's Nothing SWEET About the National Soda Tax

Last month, Rep. Rosa DeLauro proposed the SWEET Act, an excise tax on sweetened beverages.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Big Fat Lies About Fat

Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We've been told that we're too fat and we're told that eating fat is bad for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Bill pushes equal pay for women

A male health care worker in Connecticut on average earns almost twice as much as a woman performing the same job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Hartford Courant

Agency Postpones Decision On Whether NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising Violated Law

The State Elections Enforcement Commission failed to reach a decision Tuesday on whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May violated state law last year when he asked about 50 company managers to contribute money to help Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Milford Mirror

On walking tour candidate Brown sees diversity of District 3

James Brown of Stratford, candidate for U.S. Congress from Connecticut's 3rd District, was followed by volunteer Ian LeComer on the candidate's walking tour of the district Aug. 15. The Republican candidate for the District 3 seat in the U.S. Congress, running against 12-term incumbent Democrat Rosa DeLauro, met with The Star in North Branford on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Stratford, CT, North Branford, CT, Branford, CT

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