......... the federal Office of Research Integrity (ORI) publishes notices on closed investigations that have resulted in findings of scientific misconduct? These notices include the respondent's name, the institution at where the misconduct happened, the type of misconduct and any scientific literature involved, and any administrative actions. The notices are published in the Federal Register, the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, the ORI Newsletter, and the ORI Annual Report.
...... that serious OSHA violations can cost up to $25,000 per violation? And that if you willfully ignore a violation you could be fined up to $70,000?
… the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute forbids the making or receiving of kickbacks for items or services covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health care programs and it grants the Office of Inspector General (OIG) the power to pursue civil or criminal actions against providers violating these provisions?
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