An informal survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation found that the average cost of a Thanksgiving Day feast for 10 is going up a bit this year. The good news: It’s still below $50, despite hovering close to that mark since 2011.
With cities and states around the country considering how to regulate e-cigarettes, the American Vaping Association is making its case for the devices as a healthier alternative to tobacco products. But with momentum building for regulation, it's an uphill fight.
A first-of-its-kind document from the Association of American Medical Colleges lays out 30 core competencies that will be rolled into physician training. The goal: a culture change in how healthcare is provided to the LGBT community.
The meetings industry as a whole is doing just fine, thank you very much. But a closer look shows that events that rely on government attendance are still hurting. Last week, the FOSE technology show became the latest victim of federal budget cuts and dwindling attendance.
With a new partnership on the horizon, the American Gaming Association and National Basketball Association look to chart a course toward legalized sports gambling.
Forty-seven states have data-breach notification laws on the record, but retailers and merchants groups say those laws are fragmented and confusing. Those associations are making a renewed effort in Congress seeking a national standard.
Keeping a finger on the pulse of an industry, its membership, and the consumer led the National Association of Realtors to push for major changes at its annual meeting last week. NAR plans to develop a new Code of Excellence and realtor ratings, among other things.
As difficult as it can be, succession planning can help an organization stay afloat during unsure times. The National Gay Pilots Association learned this after a plane crash claimed the life of its executive director.
Through a series of new public service ads and resources, AARP aims to make life a little easier for the 42 million caregivers in the U.S., who, according to a new study, face added stress during the holidays.
Its protest of a DirecTV commercial has netted the International Paruresis Association some negative coverage in the media. That’s just fine with IPA though. Any attention is better than no attention at all, the group said.