Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Registration Purge

Many older voters, particularly those with disabilities or from low-income backgrounds, could be removed from the rolls and face difficulties reregistering.
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Authors: Orpana HM, Lang JJ, Baxi M, Halverson J, Kozloff N, Cahill L, Alam S, Patten S, Morrison H PMID: 29911819 [PubMed - in process]
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(Reuters Health) - Fathers' use of antidepressant medications around the time mothers become pregnant does not increase babies' risk of preterm birth, birth defects, autism or intellectual disability, according to a study in the BMJ.
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ConclusionIn the best case scenario, the House GOP plan would likely provide a pathway to citizenship to fewer than 630,000 Dreamers —barely a third of the president’s promise in January and just 18 percent of the entire Dreamer population. Moreover, only an estimated 421,000 immigrants are likely to become citizens.If Congress wants to fulfill the president ’s promise of a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers, it would need to institute a broader legalization program for Dreamers with as few risks and costs, and as little confusion, as possible. Congress would also need to provide legal certai...
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Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (S&E) provides the latest information about the participation of these groups in S&E higher education and employment. These updated data cover occupations, salaries, employment status, and disability status.
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Republicans on Capitol Hill are giving up on what might be their last best chance to overhaul Medicare, just as they’re losing their leading champion on the issue, House Speaker Paul Ryan. The quiet surrender on a subject that’s energized GOP fiscal hawks for the better part of a decade comes as new projections show Medicare’s trust fund in its worst shape since the recession, partly because of Republicans’ other chief obsession: their sweeping tax cuts. The sudden silence on entitlements is an awkward one for congressional Republicans, who spent much of the Obama administration calling for major re...
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Conclusions: The relatively low level of inflammatory saliva cytokines observed in the current study (negative z scores versus normative data with medium effect sizes) indicates that evaluation of blood inflammatory levels in trichotillomania versus matched controls would be valuable in future work. If a hypoinflammatory state is confirmed ­using blood samples, this would differentiate trichotillomania from other mental disorders (such as OCD, schizophrenia, and depression), which have typically been linked with high inflammatory measures in the literature, at least in some cases.Neuropsychobiology
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“As it prepares to turn 70, the NHS is coming towards the worst decade in its existence as far as funding goes,” began the discussion of health and social care. The mover of the motion said that, “services have been repeatedly run down by a government that prefers tax cuts for the wealthy to a well-funded NHS… we now have a permanent winter for our NHS and workloads and stress loads have gone through the roof for many members.” Tracy Holmes, from Sefton local government branch, told delegates about the bad practise in homecare she had witnessed: from visits of just five minutes scheduled...
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Conclusions: Despite unique baseline characteristics, African-Americans treated with ET for large vessel occlusion strokes have similar outcomes as Caucasians. Greater availability of ET may diminish the ethnic/racial disparities in stroke outcomes.Intervent Neurol 2018;7:389 –398
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Conclusion: Our study revealed that changes of RANKL/RANK/OPG axis are associated with MS, particularly the decreased OPG level in the CSF at disease onset. Therefore, these factors may serve as disease biomarkers and molecular targets of novel therapeutic approaches.Neuroimmunomodulation
Source: Neuroimmunomodulation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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