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Apr 16, 2015, 09:05 ET

United Spinal Urges Congress to Hold Oversight Hearings on Biosimilar Medicines to Ensure FDA Prioritizes Safety

 United Spinal Association, a national organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:00 ET
Apr 08, 2015, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Appoints New VetsFirst Director: Ross Meglathery - Congressional Marine Fellow, Purple Heart & Combat Action Ribbon Recipient

 United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps...

Apr 07, 2015, 10:57 ET
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Massachusetts Nurses and Allies to Hold Vigil in Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in Support of Passing the Inclusive Prosperity Act in Honor of His Legacy

On April 4 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis Tennessee.  Just prior to his death, he had turned his attention to...

Mar 26, 2015, 17:15 ET

Statement by Captain Jay Heppner Chairman, United Master Executive Council Air Line Pilots Association Regarding the Tragedy of Germanwings Flight 9525

"The tragedy of Germanwings Flight 9525 has touched all of us in the aviation industry. Any aviation event that involves the loss of lives has...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association's Advocacy Alliance Strengthens Voice of Wheelchair Users to Create Policy Change

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Mar 12, 2015, 13:43 ET
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New Bill to Protect Patients Draws Strong Support from Legislators As Reports Show Mass. Patients Receiving Poor Patient Care

 In the wake of two recent reports showing Massachusetts hospitals rank near the bottom nationally for patient readmissions and certain types...

Mar 10, 2015, 09:00 ET

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association to Honor 2015 Distinguished Graduates

 The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association will honor four Naval Academy alumni at the 17th Annual Distinguished Graduate Award...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:36 ET
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St. Vincent Hospital Nurses Ratify Three-Year Contract, says MNA/NNU

The registered nurses of  St. Vincent Hospital recently cast an overwhelming vote to ratify a new three-year contract. The three-year pact...

Feb 13, 2015, 09:15 ET
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United Spinal Association Calls for Implementation of Accessible Taxi Laws in DC: Delays Continue Even for the Limited Number of Accessible Vehicles Required

 United Spinal Association today urged enforcement of the long overdue Washington DC Taxicab Commission (DCTC) regulations implementing an...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:12 ET

Catholic Health Association To Supreme Court: Working Families In Every State Should Be Eligible For Subsidies

 The Catholic Health Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of King v. Burwell to help defend...

Jan 21, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Agility dogs getting "Zuked" in 2015

 Dog agility pioneer, the United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA), is proud to be teaming with Zuke's All Natural, Healthy Dog and Cat...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Go Public With Concerns About Patient Safety in Response to Plan by Partners to Cut Staffing and Increase Patient Loads for Nurses in the Hospital's Busy ED

The registered nurses of Newton Wellesley Hospital represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU), recently...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Recruiting Focus Group Participants with Spina Bifida or Spinal Cord Injury Who Experience Urinary Symptoms

 United Spinal Association is working with Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital and Children's National Medical Center to learn more about...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses To Hold an Informational Picket on Dec. 10 to Protest Unsafe Staffing, Excessive Patient Assignments, says MNA/NNU

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center will conduct picketing outside the facility from 2 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10 to...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Launches Resource Center at Spinalcord.org

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:30 ET
Massachusetts Nurses/NNU Ebola Leaflet for National Day of Action, Nov. 12

MNA/NNU: RN Strikes, Pickets, Leafleting Headline Actions in 16 States Nov. 12 for Improved Ebola and Patient Safety Standards

 Registered nurses from California to Maine will hold strikes, pickets, and other actions Wednesday, November 12 in 16 U.S. states and the...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Leominster Hospital RNS will Picket to "Stop the Cuts & Protect Patient Care" on Nov. 12

Less than two weeks after holding a successful public forum where concerned citizens, union leaders, and public officials came out in force to...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's VetsFirst Program Honors Our Nation's Military in Recognition of Veterans Day

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program thanks all generations of America's veterans for serving us proudly by helping them transition back...