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Proposed overtime changes: too much for higher ed

Any day now, the U.S. Labor Department is expected to overhaul federal overtime rules in a way that the higher education community knows will have unintended negative consequences for our institutions, their employees and the students we serve....

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Iran's cyber army - the latest in a series of maleficence

In July, when the P5+1 struck a nuclear deal with Iran dubbed as “historic,” administration officials spun it as a first step on a path toward improving Tehran’s behavior. That path hit yet another bump in recent weeks, when Iran launched nuclear...

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The most overtrained and under utilized profession in America

 

In the more than thirty years I have practiced pharmacy, I have witnessed a tremendous evolution in the profession. The clinical foundation and training of a pharmacist graduating today is leaps and bounds above where I started my...

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Drug safety really matters

Given that certain life-saving medicines carry high risks if not administered and taken appropriately, in 2007 Congress gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to require Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) from...

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A positive agenda for Republicans

If we as Republicans are unable to offer positive, clearly expressed solutions to the pressing challenges Americans face today, the same Democrats which gave us Obamacare, Dodd-Frank and other detrimental legislation and regulations are more than...

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