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Texas Tech Expert: Kagan Likely To Receive Confirmation, Political Standing Not Quite Clear

Written by Texas Tech University on Thursday, 13 May 2010 16:54.

Elena Kagan as the Supreme Court Justice to replace John Paul Stevens, one Texas Tech University political science expert says Kagan’s cBarring a scandal or other bizarre circumstances between now and the vote to confirm Elena Kagan as the Supreme Court Justice to replace John Paul Stevens, one Texas Tech University political science expert says Kagan’s confirmation appears almost a given.

Hospital Summer Program Connects Teens with Patients and New Skills

Written by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Thursday, 13 May 2010 00:57.

Volunteens of St. Jude Children’s Research HospitalThey have glue on their fingers and smiles on their faces; crayons spread before them and kids crowded around them. It’s all part of a day’s work for the Volunteens of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Pew Hispanic Center Report Sheds Light On Ilegal Immigration Debate

Written by Andrea Whiting, HispanicBusiness.com on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:47.

controversial illegal immigration bill in Arizona, a Pew Hispanic Center reportOn the heels of a controversial illegal immigration bill in Arizona, a Pew Hispanic Center report released this week sheds some new light on the effectiveness of immigration efforts, as well as the Hispanic experience in America.

Employment and Insurance: No Guarantee for Better Health

Written by Health Behavior News Service on Friday, 30 April 2010 09:33.

advantage of immunizations, cancer screeningsHaving health insurance does not mean workers will take advantage of immunizations, cancer screenings and other preventive health services, a new study finds.

“Employment and insurance do not guarantee better health outcomes,” said lead study author M. Courtney Hughes, Ph.D., who led a team of researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health, in Seattle.

Obama Makes Diversity Top Priority in Choosing Next Supreme Court Nominee

Written by FOXNews.com on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:22.

Justice John Paul Steven, the last Protestant on the Supreme Court, just months away from retirement, the White House says President Obama is considering a more diverse pool of candidates , including whites, blacks and Hispanics – men and womenWith Justice John Paul Steven, the last Protestant on the Supreme Court, just months away from retirement, the White House says President Obama is considering a more diverse pool of candidates , including whites, blacks and Hispanics – men and women -- to tap for his replacement.

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