National Institutes of Health News

Concussion lawsuits behind NFL brain injury efforts? League spokesperson says ‘No’

By David Yates | Nov 29, 2014

In its latest proactive health effort, the NFL recently teamed up with Washington and the military in hopes of combating traumatic brain injury – one of many moves that has left some fans wondering if concussion lawsuits are spurring the league into action.

**FOR PRINT***The science of asbestos: A variety of definitions

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 27, 2011

Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos litigation has become a multibillion-dollar industry -- bankrupting large corporations, enriching lawyers and courts and providing much needed relief to victims of the deadly diseases that exposure to some types asbestos in specific amounts will cause.

Malpractice case alleges prescription of drug for off-label use caused permanent disability

By Marilyn Tennissen | Sep 8, 2008

A Beaumont man has filed a suit against a local psychiatrist, alleging the doctor prescribed a medication for an off-label use that has left him permanently disabled.

Beaumont firm represents breast cancer survivor in Arkansas HRT suit

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Nov 7, 2007

TEXARKANA � Lawyers from Beaumont have filed suit in Arkansas on behalf of a woman who claims her hormone replacement therapy caused her breast cancer.

Capitol Comment: Maintaining our leadership in space

By U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison | Oct 18, 2007

On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik satellite, setting off alarm bells that America was falling behind in space technology.

Sen. Hutchison Applauds NASA Steps Toward Implementing Space Station as a National Laboratory

By The SE Texas Record | Jun 7, 2007

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), ranking member of the Science and Space Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee, released the following statement June 1 regarding a NASA report outlining the steps toward implementing the congressionally-mandated designation of the U.S. portion of the International Space Station (ISS) as a National Laboratory:

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