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Businesses advised to consult lawyers before requiring staff vaccines (access required)

NEW YORK — Small-business owners worried about the spread of measles may want to be sure their staffers have been vaccinated, but before issuing any orders, they should speak with a labor law attorney or human resources consultant. An employer ...

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Synthetic Biologics gets $500K CDC contract for ribaxamase study (access required)

Rockville-based Synthetic Biologics Inc. received a federal research contract worth more than a half-million to support its research on a treatment designed to protect the gut microbiome from the unintended effects of some antibiotics. The contract for $521,014 from the Centers for ...

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Experts: Some fracking critics use bad science

PITTSBURGH — In the debate over natural gas drilling, the companies are often the ones accused of twisting the facts. But scientists say opponents sometimes mislead the public, too. Critics of fracking often raise alarms about groundwater pollution, air pollution, ...

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