Navigation Links
Change to Win Members Address DNC Platform Drafting Committee
Date:8/2/2008

CLEVELAND, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Change to Win leader and vice-president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Geralyn Lutty, along with two members from Change to Win unions, joined state and national experts and grassroots Americans in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend for the Democratic Party's Platform Drafting Committee meeting to assist in defining and drafting the Party's national platform.

During Friday's hearing, Lutty stressed the importance of implementing sound economic policies that will help build a new American Dream for America's workers.

"America's workers face an economic squeeze with rising prices, fewer jobs and a financial crisis. Unrestrained, unregulated and greed-driven economics have produced the crisis we face today. There is too much power and too much wealth in too few hands. We need to implement policies that bring balance, fairness and equality to the economy and the workplace."

Change to Win union members Linda Graham and Ken Brown were featured speakers for the "Listening to America Session" roundtable discussion with committee members this morning, sharing their struggles in the current economic and health care crises.

Linda Graham, a Pittsburgh native, health care worker, and member of Pennsylvania's largest union of health care workers, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, works at the Central Blood Bank in Pittsburgh. Her father, a veteran, does not have access to high quality health care coverage, even though he has access to the VA hospital.

"I took my father to the hospital with a swollen leg. I could tell that he was retaining fluid, but the hospital dismissed him saying, it could be gout but they weren't sure. Just a few days later he had a heart attack," said Graham. "My dad almost died because he didn't receive the health care he needed. He served and protected our nation. But now our healthcare system is failing him -- and he's not alone."

Ken Brown has worked i
'/>"/>

SOURCE Change to Win
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Transition Therapeutics Announces No Material Change
2. Unusual chromosomal changes increase the risk of schizophrenia
3. AIDS Action Applauds Introduction of a New Bill Allowing Federal Funds to Support Syringe Exchange Programs
4. New Research on Genetic Changes in Melanomas and Teens Use of Indoor Tanning Could Lead to Better Prevention and Treatment Strategies
5. MD On-Line Achieves CAQH CORE(TM) Certification for Consistent Healthcare Administrative Data Exchange
6. New study finds healthy children of Alzheimer patients show early brain changes
7. Mosaica Partners Kolkman to Chair HIMSS Healthcare Information Exchange Steering Committee
8. Medicexchange.com Launches a New Dedicated Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Community for Medical Imaging Professionals
9. Tx Xchange Launches Web-Based Solution for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Providers to Address Demands of Healthcare Consumerism
10. SpectraGenics Announces $30M in New Funding, Changes Company Name to TRIA Beauty
11. Molecular motor works by detecting minute changes in force
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically ... sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of ... study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive ... genetic causes of this particular kind of breast ... The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School ... those who have suffered a recent major loss are ... older adults. , The study is published in this ... Psychiatry . , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with ... findings offer insights into ways to improve the outcomes ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that allows ... researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have ... or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and ... death and primary reason for disability in the U.S. ... and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of ... a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in ... 17 issue of The New England Journal of ... a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant ... cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The superbug has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 3Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2Health News:New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil 2
... Forces with The American Diabetes Association to Raise Awareness ... March 24 In observance of American Diabetes Alert ... and fitness, is reaffirming its commitment to "Fighting Diabetes ... the American Diabetes Association to offer the public a ...
... Outstanding Cellegy Common Stock Expected to be Approximately 1: ... Bulletin Board: CLGY) today announced that the stockholders of ... announced merger of the two companies at stockholder meetings ... is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to ...
... Document Capture, Streamlines Health Records DocumentationDALLAS, March ... leading developer of healthcare software solutions for ... with Imagetek, a national leader in enterprise ... strengthen the capture of paper-based documents and ...
... on orthopedic spend , ... Dallas (Vocus) March 24, ... its supply chain relationship with Broadlane. Wuesthoff will continue to ... and purchased services to help manage its approximate $53 million in ...
... CapabilitiesSAN DIEGO, March 24 Crossflo Systems, Inc., ... an innovative provider of data-sharing solutions for the ... implementing a data sharing system for a Health ... Montana. The Crossflo DataExchange(R) Server software (CDX), ...
... Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), ... it will report its fourth quarter and year-end 2008 results ... a conference call that same day to discuss the results ... or 617-213-8893 (international), with passcode 42480759 to access the call. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gold's Gym Offers Free Exercise Guide to Support American Diabetes Alert Day(R) 2Health News:Cellegy and Adamis Stockholders Approve Merger Transaction and Related Proposals 2Health News:Cellegy and Adamis Stockholders Approve Merger Transaction and Related Proposals 3Health News:iMedica and Imagetek Team Up to Ease Transition to Paperless Medical Practice 2Health News:iMedica and Imagetek Team Up to Ease Transition to Paperless Medical Practice 3Health News:iMedica and Imagetek Team Up to Ease Transition to Paperless Medical Practice 4Health News:Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings 2Health News:Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings 3Health News:Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings 4Health News:Crossflo Provides Data Sharing for Montana Health Information Exchange 2Health News:Crossflo Provides Data Sharing for Montana Health Information Exchange 3Health News:Derma Sciences to Report 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results on April 1, 2009 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... patent application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism ... cell death.  This patent application describes ... RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... GENEVA, Ill. , Jan. 15, 2014 The ... a Medical Fitness Center by the Medical Fitness Association, ... centers to achieve their full potential. The Cadence Fitness ... in the western suburbs and second in the Chicagoland ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... – Worldwide Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Analysis Insulin Pumps ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17
... 8, 2011 As the economy recovery continues to ... competition and reduce health care costs. Running counter to ... that takes away employers, ability to save money by ... the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. ...
... N.J., July 8, 2011 BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) ... conduct a live webcast of its third fiscal quarter 2011 ... 9:00 a.m. (ET).  BD will issue a press release detailing ... of the conference call, along with related slides, will be ...
Cached Medicine Technology:As Economic Recovery Sputters, Independent Drugstores Shouldn't Shoulder Employers With Higher Costs 2
... Revision Knee System features ... femoral replacement options. The centerpiece ... Rotating Hinge Knee, promotes the ... and is designed for distribution ...
The Advance stemmed medial-pivot knee is a revision knee that provides unique and competitive features....
... LCCK Femoral Component is intended for ... due to inadequate mediolateral, anteroposterior and ... and/or stem extensions due to inadequate ... available with a non-coated fixation surface. ...
The Duracon system provides superb articular conformity throughout the range of motion, reducing contact stresses generally associated with wear....
Medicine Products: