The child psychiatrist that violated safety protocols and tried to cover up her misconduct

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TweetYumIn issuing the rare rebuke, federal officials concluded that Pavuluri’s “serious and continuing noncompliance” with rules to protect human subjects violated the terms of the grant. The NIMH said she had “increased risk to the study subjects” and made any outcomes scientifically meaningless, according to documents obtained by ProPublica Illinois. Read the full story at […]

How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

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TweetYumThere are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Scientists Plan to Create New Bird Flu Strain in Lab

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TweetYumScientists who sparked an outcry when they created easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu want to try such experiments again, this time using a worrisome new strain known as H7N9. Since it broke out in March in China, the bird flu strain has infected more than 130 people and killed 43. Such research is allowed […]

Swine flu vaccine linked to child narcolepsy: EU watchdog

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TweetYumA swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday. The EU agency studied the effects of the Pandemrix vaccine on children in eight European countries after Sweden and […]

Senator Lieberman demands prosecution of whistleblowers

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TweetYum(RT)   Recently, US Senator Joe Lieberman appeared on Fox News and shared his opinion on whistleblowers in America. Lieberman called for the US to implement a new law that would have more American citizens behind bars for allegedly leaking classified government information. The Senator claimed that revealing this sensitive information poses a great risk […]