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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Illinois Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 97 items )  

2019 Evangelical Lutheran Church Churchwide Assembly Summary of Actions
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America issued the following news release: Gathering under the theme "We are church," voting members of the 2019 Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) made a number of key decisions to further the mission and ministry of this church. The assembly, the chief legislative authority of the church, met Aug. 5-10 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. More than 900 voting members: * Reelected on the f  more

AIDS Foundation of Chicago: Illinois Expands Protections for LGBTQ Older Adults
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The AIDS Foundation of Chicago issued the following news document: Pride Action Tank applauds Gov. JB Pritzker for signing SB1319 on Friday. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2020, helps ensure that the needs of LGBTQ older adults and people living with HIV are recognized and supported across Illinois. Through our OUTAging Committee, we have been uplifting the voices and concerns of LGBTQ older adults. The committee organized OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibil  more

AIDS Foundation of Chicago: Public Charge Rule Finalized, Harming Immigrant Families in the U.S.
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The AIDS Foundation of Chicago issued the following news document: The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is profoundly disappointed that the Department of Homeland Security has decided to finalize a "public charge" rule that will place severe restrictions on who may enter or stay in the country, based on arbitrary evaluations of their supposed potential to use public assistance programs like Medicaid. "The continued barrage of intimidation tactics to undermine immi  more

Alliance for the Great Lakes: New Study Finds Asian Carp Threat to Lake Michigan Is Greater Than Previously Thought
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Alliance for the Great Lakes issued the following news release: Asian carp have long been recognized as a threat to the Great Lakes and the region's $7 billion fishing industry. But the risk posed by these invasive fish may be much greater than experts realized. New research from the University of Michigan suggests that Asian carp are capable of living -- and even thriving -- in a much larger portion of Lake Michigan than previously believed. The study, publis  more

American Academy of Dermatology: Itchy Scalp? How to Find Head Lice Early
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Academy of Dermatology issued the following news release: Ahead of the new school year, dermatologists encourage parents to be on the lookout for these pesky critters. Head lice affect about six to 12 million children, ages three to 12, each year in the United States. Although head lice are not known to carry disease, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say an infestation can cause some uncomfortable symptoms. Knowing how to spo  more

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues Joint Statement on Public Charge Final Rule
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics issued the following joint statement with five organizations, including American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Physicians and American Psychiatric Association: The Department of Homeland Security issued a final regulation that changes long-standing rules governing how and whether immigrants can be determined to be a  more

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues Statement on Public Charge Rule
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics issued the following statement by Interim Executive Vice President Mark Del Monte on the public charge rule: "The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly opposes the final rule issued today to expand the definition of what it means to be a 'public charge,' making it harder for immigrants to enter the United States and advance through the immigration process. Make no mistake: this rule is a threat to the health of   more

American Academy of Pediatrics: Adequate Sleep, Limited Screen Time Can Decrease Impulsivity in Children
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics issued the following news release: A study in the September 2019 issue of Pediatrics sought to examine whether adherence to the "Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth" was associated with levels of impulsivity in children. The guidelines recommend nine to 11 hours sleep each night, no more than two hours of daily recreational screen time, and at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical acti  more

American Bar Association House Postpones Resolution Related to Sexual Assault Cases
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: The American Bar Association House of Delegates voted late Monday (Aug. 12) in San Francisco to postpone indefinitely Resolution 114 that would have altered the traditional definition of consent in sexual assault cases. The vote of 256-165 to postpone came after about an hour of debate and after the ABA Criminal Justice Section (CJS) urged further study with other ABA entities to improve the language   more

American Bar Association President Urges Unity, Diversity, Equal Justice for All
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: Bob Carlson reflects on his year at the helm of the 400,000-member association during remarks to the House of Delegates at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Monday, Aug. 12. Invoking the host of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, Carlson recounts Fred Rogers' mother's advice during scary times. She advised him to "look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." Carlson praises law  more

American Bar Association: Arizona Lawyer Patricia Lee Refo Assumes Role of President-Elect
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: In her speech to the ABA House of Delegates, which she chaired from 2014-16, Phoenix litigator Patricia Lee "Trish" Refo vows "to continue the quest for access to justice for all persons" in her new role as president-elect of the 400,000-member organization. Refo pledges to work tirelessly in the coming year, starting with a trip to the Texas border, where she'll accompany ABA President Judy Perry Mar  more

American Bar Association: As Women Celebrate 100 Years of Vote, Challenges for Many Others Still Remain
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: The nation's lengthy struggle to enshrine women's right to vote in the U.S. Constitution can be used to inform modern-day battles to ensure that long-ignored communities are guaranteed voting rights and full participation in U.S. democracy, according to panelists at "The 19th Amendment Then and Now: Lessons for the 21st Century," held at the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Felons who have se  more

American Chemistry Council Issues Statement on Advanced Recycling & Recovery Legislation
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Aug. 15 -- The American Chemistry Council issued the following statement by Craig Cookson, senior director of recycling and recovery, on the legislation signed by Illinois and Ohio governors enabling greater adoption of advanced recycling and recovery: "America's plastic makers welcome the passage of HB 2491 in Illinois and HB166 in Ohio, the two most recent states to pave the way for greater adoption of advanced recycling and recovery technologies, known as chemical recycl  more

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Bigger Companies Score Higher on Total Worker Health Implementation
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine issued the following news release: ompared to small and "micro" businesses, larger companies have made more progress toward introducing the Total Worker Health (TWH) approach to worker health and safety, reports the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. "Our results indicate a need for intervention research that specifically targets microbusinesses and small businesses,   more

American Hospital Association Issues Statement on Public Charge Rule
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Hospital Association issued the following statement by President and CEO Rick Pollack on the public charge rule: "America's hospitals and health systems work every day to provide care for those who need it and ensure patients are able to access programs that provide critical services. This rule is a step in the wrong direction when it comes to fairness with regard to the treatment of legal immigrants seeking a pathway to citizenship. And, it creates ba  more

American Hotel and Lodging Association, IHLA Applaud Passage of Bill Requiring Employee Safety Devices For Hotel Employees
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Hotel and Lodging Association issued the following news release: The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today commended Governor Pritzker for signing the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act included in SB0075 the Workforce Transparency Act, which includes anti-sexual harassment policies and provides employee safety devices to hotel associates. "In a business of people taking care of people, we could not be successful without the eight mi  more

American Library Association: Simple Tools for Wrangling Data
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Library Association issued the following news release: Data manipulation and analysis are far easier than you might imagine--in fact, using tools that come standard with your desktop computer, you can learn how to extract, manipulate, and analyze data (and metadata) of any size and complexity. In "The Data Wrangler's Handbook: Simple Tools for Powerful Results," published by ALA Neal-Schuman, data wizard Kyle Banerjee will familiarize you with easily d  more

American Medical Association Condemns Effort to Remove Patient Nondiscrimination Protections
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The American Medical Association issued the following news release: In formal comments today, the American Medical Association (AMA) spoke out against the Trump administration's misguided proposal to remove anti-discrimination protections related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and the termination of pregnancy across a wide variety of health care programs and insurance plans. The AMA noted that the proposal perverts the nondiscrimination provisions include  more

American Medical Association Names New Senior Vice President of Advocacy
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The American Medical Association issued the following news release: The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that Todd Askew has been named as its new Senior Vice President of Advocacy. After serving as AMA's Director of Congressional Affairs for more than 13 years, Askew will now oversee the organization's legislative, government affairs, political, health policy and private sector advocacy activities. "With his extensive experience in Washington an  more

American Medical Women's Association Speaks Out on Need for Gun Violence Prevention
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The AAmerican Medical Women's Association issued the following news: Gun violence is a public health issue. Time and time again, the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) as an organization stands to decrease the burden of gun-related fatalities and violence. In the first weekend of August 2019, mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas were widely publicized. A significant number of other shootings that wounded and killed multiple people occurred  more

American Retirement Association: Donovan Receives 2019 Edward E. Burrows Distinguished Achievement Award
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Retirement Association issued the following news release: The ASPPA College of Pension Actuaries (ACOPA) has honored Kevin Donovan with the 2019 Edward E. Burrows Distinguished Achievement Award. The award, presented at the ACOPA Actuarial Symposium in Chicago, Illinois on Aug. 9, is presented annually to a pension actuary who has gone above and beyond the call of the profession in advancing ethics, education, beneficial legislation or regulations tha  more

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Sientra Pledges Support as Sapphire Sponsor of Plastic Surgery the Meeting
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons issued the following news release: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to welcome Sientra, a leading medical aesthetics company, as a Sapphire Level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting, which takes place Sept. 20-23 in San Diego. The premier educational and networking event for board-certified plastic surgeons across the world, Plastic Surgery The Meeting is attended by more than 3,000 plas  more

AMWA Joins National Obesity Care Week 2019 to Support Access to Care for Everyone Living With Obesity
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The American Medical Women's Association issued the following news: National Obesity Care WeekToday, more than 93 million adult Americans are living with obesity. Many do not know obesity is a disease and that their healthcare provider can help them with weight-loss and maintenance. Others do not have insurance coverage to help them pay for these healthcare options. AMWA is a proud Champion of National Obesity Care Week (NOCW) and believes that everyone should   more

Animal Welfare Institute: Illinois Becomes Third State to Ban Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 -- The Animal Welfare Institute issued the following news release: The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Cruelty Free International congratulate Illinois for joining California, Nevada, and more than 30 countries worldwide in banning the sale of animal-tested cosmetics. SB 241, sponsored by Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora) and signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker on August 9, prohibits the import or sale of any cosmetic if the final product or any ingredient was tested on animal  more

Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International 2019: Second General Business Meeting
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Aug. 13 -- The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International issued the following news: The next second vice president of APCO International is Jason E. Kern, CPE, RPL of Illinois. Kern won a contested election against Kimberly Burdick, RPL, CPE, of Montana. The vote was 644 to 505. APCO President Holly E. Wayt announced the result during the second general business session of APCO 2019. During the same meeting the rest of APCO's executive committe  more

Better Government Association Named Finalist for Top Online Award, Best Newsroom
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Better Government Association issued the following news release: * * * - Better Government Association is a finalist for two of the Online News Association's 2019 Online Journalism Awards, including a nomination for digital innovation for its recycling story. * * * The nation's top online news organization named the Better Government Association a finalist for two awards recognizing excellence in digital journalism. "Recycling in Chicago" was nominated for   more

Center for Biological Diversity: Iconic Sturgeon of Great Lakes, Mississippi River Take Step Toward Endangered Species Protection
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it will consider Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon. Today's positive finding responds to a 2018 Center for Biological Diversity petition seeking safeguards for the big fish. The agency found listing the sturgeon as threatened or endangered may be warranted based on threats from dams and hydroelectric facilities, along with riv  more

Chicago Council Promotes Grace Burton to Director, Government Relations
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Chicago Council on Global Affairs issued the following news release: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs announced today that Grace Burton will lead the organization's Washington DC office as director of government relations. "We are delighted to have Grace take on this new role," said Ambassador Ivo H. Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. "She has already done so much to advance our work and has been a critical part of the Government  more

Chicago Housing Authority: Social Room at Dearborn Homes Dedicated to Influential Resident on 103rd Birthday
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The Chicago Housing Authority issued the following news release: The social room of the Dearborn Homes public housing development was dedicated to former resident Irene Hughes on Monday - her 103rd birthday. "Mother Hughes" lived at the CHA development for 55 years, from March 1, 1959 to July 30, 2014. She now lives with her daughter in Bolingbrook. "She is a very nice person and has cared about her community from the beginning," said Venis Frazier, CHA's Directo  more

Chicago Land Teamsters Ratify Three School Bus Contracts in Under Two Weeks
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued the following news release: Teamsters in the Chicago metropolitan area have ratified three contracts in less than two weeks for over 500 drivers and monitors working for Illinois Central School Bus. Teamsters Local 179 unanimously ratified a contract for workers at the Wilmington, Ill. location and Teamsters Local 777 ratified contracts at the Carol Stream and St. Charles locations by a 90 percent margin of victory.  more

Chicago Zoological Society: Brookfield Zoo's ZooBrew Features New Ticket Options
BROOKFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Chicago Zoological Society issued the following news release: * * * - Enjoy Bears and Beers, Lions and Lagers, Anteaters and Ales, and More * * * Brookfield Zoo's annual ZooBrew - a fun-filled, unique beer-tasting event - returns on Saturday, August 24. The 21-and-over event, sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company, offers zoogoers the chance to sample more than 80 ales, lagers, stouts, porters, and malts while taking in wildlife and nature. More than 16   more

Chris Kasperski Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation. Its mission is to get 34 states to apply for an amendment proposal convention specific to term limits on Congress. Illinois state senate candidate, Chris Kasperski (district 31) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Li  more

CompTIA Recognizes Outstanding Partners and Top Instructors
DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Computing Technology Industry Association issued the following news release: Two individuals and more than 30 organizations engaged in the training and certification of new professionals for the global technology workforce have been recognized for their contributions by CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification for the tech workforce. Award winners were revealed at the recent CompTIA Partner Summit in Las Vegas, the annual gath  more

CompTIA Security Plus Surpasses 500,000 Certified Milestone
DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Computing Technology Industry Association issued the following news release: * * * - Certification validates core cybersecurity skills * * * CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification for the global technology workforce, said today more than 500,000 individuals have earned its CompTIA Security+ credential. CompTIA Security+ is recognized by employers and trusted by technology professionals as a certification that validates th  more

Critical Care Medicine Journal Issues 22 Research Articles in July 2019 Edition
MOUNT PROSPECT, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- Critical Care Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal that says it covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the ill or injured patient from the Society of Critical Care Medicine, published 22 research articles on the following topics in its July 2019 edition: * Acute Kidney Stress and Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury * Application of the New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Surveillance Criteria for Ventilator-Associated Events to a Cohort of  more

Dale Minami Accepts American Bar Association Medal for All Asian Pacific Americans
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: In honoring him with the ABA Medal, San Francisco attorney Dale Minami said the association recognizes "the entire Asian Pacific American community," who have historically been "invisible bystanders in the American consciousness." "We're not invisible anymore," said the lifelong champion of the civil rights of Asian Pacific Americans and other minorities. He received the ABA's highest honor, which rec  more

Dermatology Journal Issues 17 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- JAMA Dermatology, an international peer-reviewed journal from the American Medical Association that says it publishes material that helps in the development and testing of the effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment in medical and surgical dermatology, pediatric and geriatric dermatology and oncologic and aesthetic dermatologic surgery, published 17 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality Risks  more

DOGObooks and Young Adult Library Services Association Partner for 2019 Teens' Top Ten Voting
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, issued the following news release: The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has announced that for the seventh year in a row, DOGObooks will host the voting page for the 2019 Teens' Top Ten. Voting is open now through October 15. Teens aged 12-18 can vote for up to three titles from the 25 nominees. The voting page showcases all nominee book covers and summari  more

Environmental Defense Fund Issues Statement on Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Environmental Defense Fund issued the following statement by Dick Munson, director of regulatory and legislative affairs: "Gov. J.B. Pritzker today signed into law House Bill 3481, legislation that repeals Illinois' Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998, which prohibited Illinois from taking steps to reduce carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions unless the Kyoto Protocol Treaty was ratified by the United States Senate. "The Kyoto Protocol Treaty, negotiated as an   more

Environmental Law & Policy Center Issues Statement on Affordable Clean Energy Rule
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Environmental Law and Policy Center issued the following statement by Executive Director Howard A. Learner: * * * - Trump plan doesn't address climate change by reducing carbon pollution from coal plants * * * The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) today joined a coalition of public interest environmental groups asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to overturn the Trump Administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rul  more

Feeding America Issues Statement on Homeland Security Final Rule on Public Charge
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- Feeding America issued the following statement by Chief Government Relations Officer Kate Leone: "As the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States, we at Feeding America are concerned that the Department of Homeland Security's final rule to broaden the definition of public benefits included in public charge determinations will increase hunger in this country. By adding participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to   more

Food Marketing Institute Recognizes Illinois Retail Merchants Association Executive With Public Affairs Award
DENVER, Colorado, Aug. 13 -- The Food Marketing Institute issued the following news release: * * * - IRMA's Tanya Triche Dawood Receives FMI MacManus Award * * * Food Marketing Institute (FMI) proudly recognized Tanya Triche Dawood, vice president and general counsel for the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA), as the 2019 Donald H. MacManus Award recipient for her extraordinary achievements in public and regulatory affairs. Dawood received the award today at FMI's State Issues Retr  more

Fredrik Haren Joins 2019 Professional Convention Management Association European Influencers Summit
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The Professional Convention Management Association issued the following news release: Fredrik Haren, considered one of Sweden's top speakers of all time, will share his insights on becoming more creative and innovative to better embrace disruption and change, as part of the 2019 PCMA European Influencers Summit in Barcelona. Haren has delivered more than 2,000 speeches in 67 countries. He is the author of ten books including "Developing World" and "The Idea Book."  more

From the Society of American Archivists Council: Update on Cancellation of American Archivist Brown Bag Lunch Event
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Society of American Archivists issued the following news release: At our August 1 meeting in Austin, the SAA Council voted unanimously to cancel a scheduled American Archivist brown bag lunch session focused on a pre-print of an article entitled "To Everything There Is a Season," by Frank Boles. The rationale for the cancellation is provided here (https://www2.archivists.org/news/2019/american-archivist-brown-bag-lunch-cancelled). SAA's bylaws charge the Counc  more

Heartland Institute to Livestream Rebuttal to U.N. 'Civil Society' Sustainability Conference
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The Heartland Institute issued the following news release: * * * - Rebuttal Will Explain How U.N. 'Solutions' to Climate Change Harm World's Poorest * * * The Heartland Institute, the world's leading think tank promoting climate realism and free-market solutions to environmental challenges, will livestream a panel discussion on August 26 from Salt Lake City, site of the United Nations Civil Society Conference. This year's U.N. Civil Society Conference  more

HIMSS and AMDIS Collaborate on Clinician Burden RFI Response Letter
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society issued the following news: On Monday, August 12, HIMSS and the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) provided written comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the request for information (RFI) on Reducing Administrative Burden To Put Patients Over Paperwork. Our comments built on our January 2019 letter in response to the Strategy on Reducing Bu  more

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities International Plenary to Focus on Exchanges, Dual Degree Programs, Joint Research Projects
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 16 -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities will present an International Plenary on, "International Partnerships: Joint and Dual Degree Programs, Faculty/Student Exchanges, Joint Research Projects and More," Oct. 7, 2019, 9:00 - 10:15 a.m., as part of its 33rd Annual Conference taking place at the Hilton Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois. The plenary will feature a pan  more

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Town Hall to Focus on Significance of Being a Hispanic-Serving Institution
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 15 -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities will present a Town Hall on "Hispanic-Serving Institution: What exactly should that mean?" Oct. 7, 2019, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., as part of its 33rd Annual Conference taking place at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Keynote speakers will discuss what being a Hispanic-Serving Institution should mean for campuses. The d  more

Illinois Association of Realtors: Caton Commercial Finds Another Way to Connect With International Clients
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- Illinois Association of Realtors issued the following news: REALTORS(R) can make business contacts, develop friendships and learn about international business cultures by participating in a work exchange program like the one Caton Commercial Real Estate of Naperville participated in this summer. Caton Commercial representatives opened themselves to those opportunities when they participated in the Shanghai Management Fellowship Program offered through WorldChi  more

Illinois Association of Realtors: Change, Service, Governance Topics of MLS Summit in Chicago
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- Illinois Association of Realtors issued the following news: Illinois REALTORS(R) gathered Tuesday to hear about trends and issues affecting Multiple Listing Services throughout the U.S. The event, which was held at the conclusion of the National Association of REALTORS(R) Leadership Summit, brought together association executives and incoming association volunteer leaders. This is the second year the event has been held. Sponsored by Midwest Real Estate Data,  more

Illinois Association of Realtors: Real Estate License Act Signed Into Law
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- Illinois Association of Realtors issued the following news: * * * - Rule-making process on some elements could take months * * * Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed the Real Estate License Act (RELA) into law, a move that strengthens rules for training and professionalism and enhances consumer protections. Public Act 101-0357 was signed on Friday, marking the end of months of legislative work by Illinois REALTORS(R) and the state Department of Financial and Profe  more

Illinois Association of Realtors: Three Government Consolidation Bills Become Law
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- Illinois Association of Realtors issued the following news: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed three bills that support the reduction of tax-funded local government units in the state: House Bill 348, House Bill 3369 and Senate Bill 90. Illinois REALTORS(R) has consistently supported legislative efforts to eliminate or consolidate the number of local government units. The bills have varying effective dates; HB 348 was effective Aug. 9, 2019, HB 3369 was ef  more

Illinois Policy Institute: Governor Signs SB 482 to Clear False Criminal Records for Free
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Illinois Policy Institute issued the following news release, dated Aug. 9: * * * - Illinois Policy worked with Sen. Collins and Rep. Turner to extend Cook County's pilot fee-waiver program * * * Today, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 482 into law, relieving those wrongly accused of crimes within Cook County from the burden of paying to clear their names. The nonpartisan Illinois Policy partnered with state Sen. Jacqueline Collins, D-Chicago, and s  more

ISSA Partners With Informa Markets on ISSA Show North America
NORTHBROOK, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- ISSA, formerly the International Sanitary Supply Association, issued the following news release: ISSA is pleased to announce that it has established a strategic partnership with Informa Markets, the world's leading exhibition organizer, to increase the value proposition of the ISSA Show North America event, effective immediately. ISSA and Informa Markets have forged a 25-year agreement in which Informa Markets will manage all operational aspects of ISSA Show No  more

ISSA: Town of Normal Facilities Management Achieves Cleaning Industry Management Standard-Green Building Certification
NORTHBROOK, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- ISSA, formerly the International Sanitary Supply Association, issued the following news release: The Town of Normal, Illinois' Facilities Management Department has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) with Honors. Compliance with the standard shows that a cleaning organization has the systems in place to deliver cost-effective, consistent, professional services designed t  more

IT Job Seekers, Employers to Connect Virtually Around Globe During Information Systems Audit, Control Association's Online Career Fair
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Information Systems Audit and Control Association issued the following news release: Employers seeking great tech talent and IT professionals interested in exploring new jobs and professional development opportunities have the opportunity to connect in a virtual environment and access a rich repository of career resources during ISACA's bi-annual Online Career Fair on 25 September 2019 from 11:00AM - 3:00PM EDT (UTC -4). This event allows ISACA members not   more

Journal of Food Science Issues 41 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Journal of Food Science, a journal that says it serves as an international forum for food science from the Institute of Food Technologists, published 41 research articles, including the following topics, in its August 2019 edition: * A Review of Hot Beverage Temperatures--Satisfying Consumer Preference and Safety * Antioxidant Characteristics and Identification of Peptides from Sorghum Kafirin Hydrolysates * Antioxidant Peptide Fractions Isolated from Wheat G  more

Journal of Graduate Medical Education Issues 12 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The Journal of Graduate Medical Education, a peer-reviewed journal from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education that says it promotes critical inquiry to inform and engage the graduate medical education community to improve the quality of graduate medical education, published 12 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * A Dialogic Approach to Teaching Person-Centered Care in Graduate Medical Education * Beyond "Read M  more

Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics Issues 25 Research Articles in July 2019 Edition
ROSEMONT, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, a journal that says it focuses on traumatic injuries from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, published 25 research articles on the following topics in its July 2019 edition: * Are Constant Pain, Night Pain, or Abnormal Neurological Examination Adequate Predictors of the Presence of a Significant Pathology Associated With Pediatric Back Pain? * Assessing the Need for Common Perioperative Laboratory Tests in Pe  more

Judy Perry Martinez to Become American Bar Association President
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: Judy Perry Martinez will become the American Bar Association's 143rd president at the close of the House of Delegates session Tuesday in San Francisco. Martinez, who has held leadership positions in the ABA for more than 30 years, will serve a one-year term as president ending in August 2020. "The American Bar Association will continue to stand up for an independent judiciary and bolster the integrit  more

Law by Numbers: New American Bar Association Profile of the Legal Profession
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: Did you know there are 1.3 million lawyers in the United States - and 1 in 4 are in just two states (New York and California)? Did you know nearly half of all law school graduates take jobs at law firms, but 12% go to work for the government and 1% start a solo practice? These numbers - and many more - are in the new ABA Profile of the Legal Profession, released Aug. 10 at the ABA Annual Meeting in S  more

Memorial Hospital's Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader
BELLEVILLE, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- Memorial Hospital Belleville, a facility of BJC HealthCare, issued the following news release: Memorial Hospital Belleville received certification of its cardiovascular/pulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification recognizes Memorial's commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation prog  more

Messe Munchen and Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening Announce Strategic Partnership
OAK BROOK, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening issued the following news release: The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) and Messe Munchen Shanghai Co., Ltd., announced a formally established a strategic partnership. SLAS will act as a supporter of the 2019 labtech China Congress hosted by Messe Munchen Shanghai. SLAS will co-organize the SLAS Life Science Forum and jointly create the 200-square meter international Life Science Live Labor  more

National Association of Concessionaires Kindness Initiative Provides 500 Backpacks for In-Need Chicago Students
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The National Association of Concessionaires issued the following news release: The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) provided space on the trade show floor of the NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo, held at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel, for their annual Kindness Initiative. On July 30 - August 2, Expo delegates and exhibitors took time out of their busy schedules to put together 500 backpacks for in-need children in Chicago Public Schools  more

National Association of Realtors Moves to Dismiss Antitrust Suits
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The National Association of Realtors issued the following news release: * * * - Shows Lawsuits Are Self-Contradictory, Ignore Precedent and Lack Economic Sense * * * The National Association of REALTORS(R) (NAR) moved last week to dismiss the Moehrl v. NAR lawsuit and the copycat Sitzer v. NAR lawsuit because both amended complaints fail to show how NAR rules for the operation of Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) inhibit competition or cause the plaintiffs any ha  more

National Association of Realtors Partners With Food Recovery Network to Fight Hunger Across the U.S.
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The National Association of Realtors issued the following news release: During its annual Leadership Summit in Chicago, the National Association of Realtors(R) today announced a new commitment to fight hunger, as NAR will ensure all future events and meetings are Food Recovery Verified. Food Recovery Verified is a Food Recovery Network program that recognizes food businesses and events for recovering surplus food and donating it to hunger-fighting non-profits. Work  more

National Immigrant Justice Center: Department of Homeland Security Is Making a New Money Grab to Fund More Immigration Jails
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The National Immigrant Justice Center issued the following news release: * * * - Defund Hate Coalition Members Call on Congress to Oppose any Transfer of Money to ICE * * * Politico has reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has notified congressional appropriators of its plans to -- yet again -- pull massive amounts of money from certain agencies to expand U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) network of immigration detention and enf  more

National Immigrant Justice Center: Trump's Public Charge Rule Bullies Immigrants and Threatens the Stability of American Families
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The National Immigrant Justice Center issued the following news release: The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) condemns the Trump administration's newest hurdle to immigrants seeking to obtain lawful status and maintain secure lives in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security's proposed changes to "public charge," released this week in the Federal Register and scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2019, will deny access to lawful permanent re  more

National Insurance Crime Bureau Issues Statement on Protection of Consumers from Roofing Contractors Bill
DES PLAINES, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau issued the following statement by Alan Haskins, vice president of government affairs, regarding the protection of consumers from roofing contractors bill (H.B. 2102): "NICB's core mission is to combat fraud. As fraud fighters we know that following any major hail or wind event, unscrupulous contractors swoop in and offer to waive a policyholder's deductible leaving them at risk for incomplete or shoddy work. In many cases, th  more

National Safety Council: Comprehensive Approach Needed to Improve Trucking Safety
ITASCA, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The National Safety Council issued the following news release: * * * - A strong safety culture, advanced technologies, training and management practices all are key. * * * Trucking companies that prioritize safety through management practices and use of advanced technologies can greatly improve their performance outcomes, according to a new study from the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (NSTSCE). The research team worked with Travele  more

National Safety Council: Safety - One Back-to-School Supply Not to Forget
ITASCA, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The National Safety Council issued the following news release: * * * - NSC checklist helps protect students as they start a new school year. * * * Parents and caregivers have their hands full shopping for school supplies as students head back to class in the coming weeks. One critical item may be overlooked but is among the most important: safety. To help, the National Safety Council has developed a Back to School Safety Checklist that provides information careg  more

Natural Resources Defense Council Issues Statement on Illinois Climate Action
NEW YORK, Aug. 16 -- The Natural Resources Defense Council issued the following statement by Illinois clean energy advocate J.C. Kibbey on Illinois climate action: Gov. Pritzker signed a bill late last evening that would undo restrictions limiting the state's climate action. The Illinois Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998 defined the state's response to the international treaty of the same name, which outlined greenhouse gas emissions standards for countries across the globe. Once the U.S. withdrew fro  more

NCAA: Final Settlement Approved for the Arrington Concussion Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association issued the following news: The NCAA's settlement terms related to the consolidated Arrington lawsuit have been approved by Judge John Lee of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The settlement includes $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis for NCAA student-athletes who participated until July 15, 2016. The NCAA also committed an additional $5 million to research in addition to the   more

Neurosurgery Journal Issues 38 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, Aug. 17 -- Neurosurgery, a journal that says it features clinical and experimental neurosurgery covering the developments in science, technology and medicine from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, published 38 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Clinicopathological and Prognostic Characteristics in Extra-Axial Chordomas: An Integrative Analysis of 86 Cases and Comparison With Axial Chordomas * Comparison of Motor Outcome in Pati  more

New American Bar Association President Outlines Priorities
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: * * * - outgoing leadership looks back on milestones * * * At the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Aug. 12, the gavel was passed from outgoing ABA President Bob Carlson to Judy Perry Martinez. Martinez, a partner at Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfern in New Orleans, shared with the House of Delegates her upcoming areas of focus, first speaking on the need for the ABA to con  more

New American Bar Association President Pledges to Champion Rule of Law, Ensure Access to Justice
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release: In her speech to the ABA House of Delegates, New Orleans lawyer Judy Perry Martinez, pledges to work tirelessly toward the ABA's four goals "to serve our members, improve our profession, eliminate bias and enhance diversity, and advance the rule of law." After the oath of office was administered by Bernette Joshua Johnson, chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, Martinez addresses the ABA's comm  more

NFA Bars George Town, Cayman Islands Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor Beverstone Fund Management From Membership
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The National Futures Association issued the following news release: NFA has permanently barred Beverstone Fund Management (Beverstone), an NFA Member commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor located in George Town, Cayman Islands, and its principal and sole associated person Roland Kaehler from membership and from acting as a principal of an NFA Member. The Decision, issued by NFA's Business Conduct Committee (BCC), is based on a Complaint issued by t  more

OSF HealthCare: Are Your Kids Up-to-Date?
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- OSF HealthCare issued the following news: School is back in session, and health care professionals want parents to remember that getting ready to start the school year should also include up-to-date immunizations. August marks National Immunization Awareness Month, and by keeping up with a recommended vaccine schedule, you can help prevent disease throughout your kids' lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that childhood vac  more

Pam Coleman, MBA, CFS Named 80th President of Institute of Food Technologists
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Institute of Food Technologists issued the following news release: Pam Coleman, MBA, CFS became the 80th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific institute committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Coleman succeeds Michele Perchonok, PhD, CFS IFT's 2018-2019 President. "Pam's involvement with IFT has been a constant throughout her career, starting first in the Dixie Secti  more

People's Action Celebrates Victory as American Medical Association Pulls Out of Anti-Medicare for All Coalition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- People's Action issued the following news release: * * * - The influential health care interest group cut ties with the coalition after months of pressure from grassroots health care activists * * * In response to the American Medical Association's (AMA) acknowledgement that it has left the Partnership for America's Healthcare Future, a corporate lobbying group fighting universal single-payer health care, People's Action issues the following statement: The AMA'  more

Pride Action Tank Issues Statement on Proposed LGBTQ Discrimination Against Federal Contractors
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- The AIDS Foundation of Chicago issued the following statement by Kim Hunt, Pride Action Tank executive director: "Lately, we can't seem to get through a week without another attempt by the Trump administration to strip away the protections of LGBTQ+ people. Yesterday, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule change that could allow federal contractors to discriminate against LGBTQ+ people on the basis of religion. The proposed change essentially expands  more

Professional Convention Management Association: 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Close Convening Leaders
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Professional Convention Management Association issued the following news release: Condoleezza Rice, the first African-American woman to hold the post of Secretary of State (2005-2009), will anchor a powerful conclusion to 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders Jan. 5-8 in San Francisco when she shares her expertise on global affairs and leadership with thousands of business events professionals from around the world. "Secretary Rice is one of the most recognized leaders   more

Radiological Society: Accelerated 4D MR Aortic Imaging Sequence Cuts Scan Time to Two Minutes
OAK BROOK, Illinois, Aug. 16 - The Radiological Society of North America issued the following news: * * * - Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging study conducted at centers in London, Chicago * * * A four-dimensional (4D) k-space and time-accelerated MR imaging sequence shows promise for quantifying aortic velocity, with a scan time of only two minutes. The study, recently published online in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging, was an international project comprising patient cohorts and two cent  more

Radiological Society: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy New Paradigm for Radiation Treatment in Lung Cancer
OAK BROOK, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Radiological Society of North America issued the following news: * * * - Randomized Data Confirms the Long-Term Effectiveness of SBRT for Lung Cancer * * * While surgery is the standard treatment for stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), patients who are not candidates for surgery have traditionally turned to conventionally fractionated radiotherapy as a potential treatment or cure. But there have been drawbacks. To be effective in targeting tumors,  more

REALTORS Host Republican and Democratic Gatherings in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- Illinois Association of Realtors issued the following news: The strength of the bipartisan relationships between by Illinois REALTORS(R) and members of the General Assembly were never more evident than Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as Illinois Democrats and Republicans held fundraising events at the REALTORS(R) headquarters in Springfield. On Tuesday, Illinois Democrats and their supporters gathered the night before Governor's Day was celebrated at the Illino  more

Realtors' Commitment to Excellence Program Selected as Learning! 100 Award Winner
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The National Association of Realtors issued the following news release: The National Association of Realtors(R) has been selected as a 2019 Learning! 100 Award Winner for its Commitment to Excellence Program, also known as C2EX. Previous winners of this award include Amazon, the U.S. Department of Defense and the American Heart Association, with NAR joining this group in recognition of its superior learning and development programs. Unveiled by NAR less than one y  more

Regional Transportation Authority Announces New Board Member David R. Andalcio
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The Regional Transportation Authority issued the following news release: The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) announces the appointment of David R. Andalcio as its newest board member, representing DuPage County. Director Andalcio replaces Director Patrick J. Durante, who served on the board with distinction for 20 years. "Director Andalcio's experience in business and government and his entrepreneurial leadership will add a vital and diverse voice to the R  more

Reproduction, Fertility and Development Journal Issues 11 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- Reproduction, Fertility and Development, a journal that says it features vertebrate reproductive and developmental biology, published 11 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Contraceptive efficacy and dose-response effects of the gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist deslorelin in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) * Cryoprotectant role of exopolysaccharide of Pseudomonas sp. ID1 in the vitrification of IVM cow oo  more

Respiratory Health Association: Lauren's Helping Kids Breathe Easier
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 -- The Respiratory Health Association issued the following news: In April 2018, 9-year-old Lauren Wilson shook hands with Senator Daniel Biss and sat down to educate him about a new law being considered in the Illinois legislature - Stock Emergency Asthma Rescue Medication in Schools. The legislation allows schools across the state to keep a supply of albuterol on hand to deal with asthma episodes and other respiratory emergencies, similar to how they keep an EpiPen on hand   more

Rush University Medical Center System Hospitals Named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 16 -- Rush University Medical Center issued the following news release: * * * - All three hospitals recognized in 2019 Healthcare Equality Index * * * For the first time, all three hospitals in the Rush University System for Health have been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index. This index is an annual survey of how U.S. health care facilities treat lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning patients and th  more

Strategic Management Journal Issues 7 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 12 -- The Strategic Management Journal, a journal from the Strategic Management Society that says it features research relevant to strategic management, published seven research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * CEO selection as risk-taking: A new vantage on the debate about the consequences of insiders versus outsiders * Do investors actually value sustainability indices? Replication, development, and new evidence on CSR visibility * Is  more

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons Announces Mentor as a Platinum Sponsor for Plastic Surgery the Meeting
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons issued the following news release: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to welcome Mentor, a leading supplier of breast implants in the global aesthetic market, as a Platinum level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Hosted in San Diego September 20 through September 23, The Meeting is the industry's largest educational and networking event for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.   more

United Methodist Church: Connectional Table Launches Emerging, an Online Anthology on Our Church
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The United Methodist Church issued the following news release: The Connectional Table is proud to announce the launch of Emerging, a digital collection of essays, articles and other content discussing what may be taking shape in the life of our connection as a result of the outcome of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. The purpose of the website, www.emergingmethodism.com, is to be a venue of conversation including voices from a multiplicity of v  more

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association: CalGIS 2020 Workshop and Presentation Proposals Invited
PARK RIDGE, Illinois, Aug. 14 -- The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association issued the following news release: The California URISA Chapters and the California Geographic Information Association (CGIA) are pleased to invite workshop and presentation proposals for CalGIS 2020 February 9-11, 2020 at the Hilton Long Beach. The CalGIS 2020 educational program is developed through a peer review of submissions received. Workshop Proposals: Full-day and half-day workshops are invited at   more

Water Quality Association Supports EPA Recommendations for Newark, NJ, Drinking Water
LISLE, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- The Water Quality Association issued the following news release: The Water Quality Association said today that it supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommendation that residents of Newark, NJ, use bottled water until further testing can verify that the amount of lead in the water delivered to homes and businesses does not exceed the design and scope of water filtration products to effectively reduce lead to safe levels. "As long as concerns abo  more

Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman Visits Kohler Power Systems
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 15 -- The National Marine Manufacturers Association issued the following news release: Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) visited Kohler Power Systems in Sheboygan, Wisconsin earlier this month, where he toured the manufacturer's marine generator production facility and spoke with employees about the company's operations and challenges facing the recreational boating industry. Plant visits with elected officials are an important opportunity to highlight the industry  more

Workplace Health & Safety Journal Issues 6 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 13 -- Workplace Health and Safety, a peer-reviewed journal from the American Association of Occupational Health Nursing that says it supports and promotes the practice of occupational and environmental health nurses, published six research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Core Burnout and Power in Portuguese Nursing Staff: An Explanatory Model Based on Structural Empowerment * Hepatitis C Competency and Outreach of Occupational Health Nurse  more