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Cracking down on medical hype could cut $30 billion in wasted costs

When reformers look for ways to slash the ever-higher costs of American medical care, one line item should leap from television screens, print pages, and radio broadcasts: How does the nation benefit from medical enterprises spending $30 billion annually in … Continue reading

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SEC Cracking Down on Share Class Selection: High Standards and High Stakes

Last February the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced their Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative. This initiative is to prevent Investment Advisers from having their clients purchase shares with higher 12b-1 fees when cheaper ones are available. 12b-1 fees are paid … Continue reading

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Federal Government To Begin Cracking Down on Short-Staffed Nursing Homes

The federal government announced this month that it will begin performing more surprise inspections at nursing homes in an effort to crack down on nursing homes with inadequate staffing. According to the government, these surprise inspections will be done on … Continue reading

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San Francisco voters send strong message cracking down on kids’ vaping

San Francisco voters, upholding their elected leaders’ enlightened lawmaking, bashed Big Tobacco and its interests, providing a potent primary election message to public health officials nationwide to curb the growing menace to young people posed by e-cigarettes and vaping. By … Continue reading

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Brazil Cracking Down on Illegal Animal Trade Through Social Media

On June 5, Ibama, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment, announced an operation taking place in 15 of its states to combat the illegal trafficking of wild animals through social media outlets. Dubbed operation Teia, the effort includes Ibama as … Continue reading

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