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AACN Applauds the VA's Proposal that Supports APRN Practice and Veteran Access to Care

Today, AACN applauds the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for issuing a proposed rule that would allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to practice to the full extent of their education and training within VHA facilities.

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues

Earlier this year, North Carolina brought the transgender community into the spotlight by passing legislation requiring people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificates. The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss this and other transgender-related issues.

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues

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FDA Finalizes New Food Nutrition Labels

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The FDA recently unveiled the new required nutritional information label for packaged foods, the first significantly refreshed design in more than 20 years. Experts believe the new label will make it easier for consumers to make informed decisions about their health and the foods they eat.

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Texas A&M Researchers Examine Effectiveness Of State’s Franchise Tax

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US-Vietnam Arms Deal Normalizes Relations, Counters China

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Foster v. Chatman: Expert Explains the Good, the Bad and the Predictable

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Counterterrorism/Aviation Expert Available at Western Illinois University

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Western Illinois University professor has conducted extensive terrorism and aviation-related research and has also published numerous scholarly articles on terrorism topics.

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What Does the New Nutrition Facts Panel Mean for You? Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Explains Changes

In the first major overhaul of the Nutrition Facts Panel since 1993, the Food and Drug Administration announced today changes that will be made to the Panel over the next two to three years. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its member registered dietitian nutritionists have analyzed the changes to assist consumers in understanding the new Panel and what they mean for people’s healthful eating plans.

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More Churches Participating in Service-Related Activities, Fewer in Political Activities

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The percentage of politically active churches is decreasing, according to a first-of-its-kind national study by Indiana University that also reveals an increase in the percentage of churches engaged in service activity.

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New Pay Rule Boon for Workers, Better Pay Far Outweighs ‘Prestige Loss’

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Hamburg, Shalala, Glickman, Angell Headline Food Law Conference at Georgetown University

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Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Clinton Foundation President and former U.S. Secretary of Health Donna E. Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, and Sonia Angell, deputy commissioner for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headline a unique conference focused on food issues, “Vote Food 2016: Better Food, Better Health,” on June 3 in Washington, DC.

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In the Face Of Continuing Legal Challenges and the Impending November Elections, What Does The Future Hold For Obamacare?

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes, author of the new book, 150 Years of ObamaCare (May 15, 2016, from Johns Hopkins University Press), is available to offer an authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the passing of ObamaCare–the greatest and most sweeping equalizer in the history of American health care.

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GW Experts for President’s Vietnam-Japan Trip

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Hamburg, Shalala, Glickman, Angell Headline Food Law Conference at Georgetown University

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Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Clinton Foundation President and former U.S. Secretary of Health Donna E. Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, and Sonia Angell, deputy commissioner for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headline a unique conference focused on food issues, “Vote Food 2016: Better Food, Better Health,” on June 3 in Washington, DC.

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Washington, D.C., Is Most Fit City for 3rd Consecutive Year, New Rankings Reveal

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Ninth annual American Fitness Index® finds rise in people exercising, drop in smoking

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As Abe Pursues Rearmament, Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima Signals Peace

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NYPD, FDNY and DHS Stage Active Shooter Scenario at Brooklyn High School to Test New Technologies

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The NYPD, FDNY and DHS S&T took part in an active shooter exercise May 15 at a Brooklyn high school to evaluate tactics and technologies for responding to and containing rapidly escalating shooting incidents.