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U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bird Flu, Health, US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

PennLive.com

Pennsylvania Mystery Species: The answer and the winners

Pennsylvania Mystery Species, a weekly, serial contest about the wild things and wild places of Pennsylvania, concludes today with the answer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Cumberland, PA, Mexico, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

San Francisco Magazine

My Weekend Fling With the Conservatarians

Before last weekend's Reboot 2014 conference even began, it was blasted in PandoDaily as a "cesspool" of "hick fascism" mixed with "Silicon Valley's emerging brand of optimistic, half-understood libertarianism, part hippie cybernetics, part hot-tub-Hayek."

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Richard Lugar

Mon Jul 21, 2014

O-R Online

DOEa s energy series focuses on gas transmissiona

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, shown in a file photo, spoke Monday in Pittsburgh as part of a continuing quadrennial energy review.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Ernest, PA, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Gazette

Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Lax standards make lab mishaps commonplace

Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., held a bag as he spoke Wednesday about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mistakes.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mother Jones

David Vitter's Deportation Proposal Could Require More Planes Than Exist Anywhere

David Vitter has had it with undocumented immigrants. "Enough is enough," the Republican Senator and Louisiana gubernatorial candidate tweeted on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Federal Aviation Administration

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times Herald

Cost of not caring: Nowhere to go

More than half a million Americans with serious mental illness are falling through the cracks of a system in tatters, a USA TODAY special report shows.

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

The Day

Dengue virus, spotted fever bacteria, also found in NIH room

Federal officials found more than just long-forgotten smallpox samples recently in a storage room on the National Institutes for Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Philly.com

Local lawmakers back Pa. bill changing mental-health treatment

That's why, said state Rep. Tim Murphy , the age at which mentally ill children can choose whether they should have treatment should be raised.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Bucks County, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Politico

Meaningful use penalties could smack hundreds of thousands of doctors ...

MEANINGFUL USE PENALTIES COULD SMACK HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOCTORS: About half of professionals eligible for the federal government's massive EHR incentive program are set to be penalized millions of dollars starting next year, as CMS continues to sift through thousands of requests for waivers from those penalties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

CDC director admits safety problems at germ labs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee about an incident last month at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab that handles bioterrorism agents.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Diana DeGette, Democrat, New York

Medical Daily

CDC Anthrax Lab Accident Under Scrutiny By House Subcommittee: Was There A Cover-Up?

A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee is probing a recent anthrax lab incident, questioning safety practices at the CDC and determining if a cover-up occurred at federal laboratories.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agriculture, Science, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Diana DeGette, Democrat

Yahoo!

Numerous lapses at CDC prior to live anthrax release

Department of Agriculture found myriad of problems inside Centers for Disease Control; they include dangerous materials being transported in Ziploc bags and missing vials of anthrax, as Dr. Jon LaPook reports Daniel Silva joins the CBS This Morning co-hosts to talk about his new novel, The Heist, in which character Gabriel Allon travels inside the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Chocolate, US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Republican congressman's mental health legislation could cost California

I commend The Sacramento Bee's editorial board for continuing to shine a light on the important issue of mental health, .

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Mental Health America says they're against the Murphy bill, but some doubt it

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy at hearings on HR 3717, the mental health bill he introduced, treating opponents with disrespect, and taunting a person with a mental health condition as she attempts to speak about the bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat

Reuters

U.S. House panel to probe if there was cover-up in CDC lab mishap

A congressional panel probing the mishandling of dangerous pathogens at federal laboratories will try to determine if U.S. officials sought to cover up an incident involving deadly avian flu, its Republican chairman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Editorial: The Times recommends to return Reps. Jim McDermott and Adam Smith to Congress

Re-elect incumbent Reps. Jim McDermott in the 7th Congressional District and Adam Smith in the 9th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Republican, Opinion

The Hill

Investigation finds more anthrax lapses at CDC

A new investigation has uncovered even more safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving dangerous anthrax bacteria.

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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House panel sets witness list for CDC anthrax hearing

A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerous lapses at federal health facilities, including one that led to the potential exposure of 84 people to live anthrax.

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

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