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The good news, Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug treatment for hepatitis C. Unlike traditional treatments for hepatitis C, Sovaldi can cure more than 90 percent of patients in a few months. More than 130 million people across the globe have been hoping and praying for this kind of cure. Gilead Sciences in Foster City, which makes the drug Sovaldi, won approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December.
Honolulu, Hawaii, May 6, 2015 - Hawaii Governor David Ige made Hawaii the first state in the nation that mandates movie theatres statewide to accommodate hearing and visually impaired customers.
HB1272 takes effect Jan. 1, 2016 and requires motion picture theater operators with more than two locations in the state to provide open captioning during at least two showings per week of each motion picture that is produced with open movie captioning. The bill also requires theatres to provide audio description of any movie produced with audio description.
ABLE Act, Bill # H.R.647 is Now the Law
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013 (H.R. 647) establishes tax-free savings accounts (modeled after 529 college accounts) and allows families to create tax free accounts to help individuals with disabilities pay for essential services such as medical care, housing, transportation, assistive technology, job training, education personal support services, health, prevention and wellness, financial management and administrative services, legal fees, expenses for oversight and monitoring, funeral and burial expenses, and other approved expenses.
Van Vooren has been the team's water boy for the past couple of years but today, duty had a much higher calling. He suited up, got out on the field with the intent of taking that ball into the endzone. And that is exactly what Van Vooren did. He took the handoff from the quarterback and ran 35 yards down the field for a touchdown. Van Vooren has Down syndrome.