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  • Mayor Bloomberg: "We're Not Banning Anything; It's Called Portion Control"

    03/11/2013 1:25:10 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 93 replies ^ | March 11, 2013 | Fred Lucas
    ( – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the large soda ban set to go into effect this month at city restaurants, street vendors and movie theaters is how government tells the public what’s in their best interest. “We're not banning anything. It's called portion control,” Bloomberg said Sunday on CBS’s "Face the Nation." “It's a typical way that companies use to and governments use to explain to people what's in their interest and what isn't.”
  • Definition of Sexual Harassment has been Expanded

    07/20/2005 9:03:01 PM PDT · by BusiDad · 21 replies · 956+ views
    MSN ^ | July 18, 2005 | AP
    A manager who has affairs with subordinates can create a work climate that constitutes sexual harassment even for uninvolved employees, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.
  • When Should Treatment be Stopped?

    10/08/2004 1:07:10 PM PDT · by planekT · 8 replies · 347+ views
    BBC News, UK Edition ^ | Oct. 7th, 204 | unknown
    When should treatment be stopped? Doctors can refuse to treat patients if they feel it serves no purpose The Charlotte Wyatt case has triggered a debate about how long doctors should keep treating patients when they are seriously ill. A High Court judge has ruled in favour of doctors who argued the premature 11-month-old girl's quality of life would be so poor that she should not be resuscitated if she stops breathing. Her parents had appealed to Mr Justice Hedley during the two-day hearing last week that everything should be done for her as she was a "fighter". But doctors...