Tag: "penalties" at medical news
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
... enough to change baddriving. The threat of severe penalties
is also needed to keepteenagers safe behind the wheel, according to a review of over 54studies. These findings will be presented at the 105th AmericanPsychological Association's (APA) Annual Convention in Chicago. "What we found in this comprehe...
Cigarette smoking among American teens
...states in monitoring retailer behavior and levying penalties
on retailers who sell to underage buyers. The "Monitoring the Future" study is conducted at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research and has been supported since its inception under a series of investigator-initiated research gran...
Underage smokers respond to threat of legal penalties
...so much more aware of enforcement activity and the penalties
for being caught smoking. It would be unreasonable...-enforcement counties were more likely to say that penalties
reduce their willingness to smoke close to schools than were students in the low-enforcement areas. ...
Analyses of Violence Against Women Act suggest legislation saved US $14.8 billion
...vironment for women by providing money to increase penalties
for abuse and improve resources for police, prosecutors, various service providers and others. Clark decided to undertake the study when the act was coming up for renewal last year to determine whether the legislation had any measurable effect. B...
Who will take responsibility for corporate killing?
... but will be directed at companies, with financial penalties
imposed. Intense lobbying by the business community has apparently been fruitful; the Government conceding that a failure to act responsibly in matters of health and safety should not have consequences for those who otherwise benefit from a company's...
Health insurance scams leave thousands with large medical debts and no coverage
...ct victims. Strengthen state and federal criminal penalties
against perpetrators of health insurance scams. Expand access to health insurance coverage to reduce the need for affordable insurance that allows phony plans to thrive. "Being victimized by a phony health insurance scam is worse than being uninsur...
New bill 'will ultimately fail the public'
... "appropriate" consent has been obtained. Possible penalties
include three years in jail. But politicians have underestimated the size of this problem, say the authors. Across the United Kingdom, about 150 million samples from living patients are examined each year. If just one minute of staff time was taken f...
Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons
...ublicized, routine compliance checks; impose civil penalties
that attach to the retailers' licenses when violations are detected; and suspend/revoke licenses of those with repeat violations. Fine revenues can be used to pay for the cost of the enforcement program. Next, mandate comprehensive RBS training . ...
British conservatives should beware of Australian health service reforms
...licly funded health system. Various incentives and penalties
have driven coverage up from 30% to 45% of the population, but the strategy of subsidising insurance premiums has been expensive and primarily benefited the wealthy. Admissions to private hospitals have increased, but admissions to public hospitals h...