Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Congresswoman Donna Christensen for Introduction of Legislation to Correct Healthcare Disparities
Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program Included as Key Provision of Plan
WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sweeping legislation to correct long-standing disparities in health care treatment and outcomes also includes the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program, Lung Cancer Allian...
Florida Congresswoman Sends to Every Member of Senate Canadian-born U.S. Citizen's Prescription for Health Care Reform
Program's author Philip Leitman draws from personal experience with American private care system and distinct single-payer systems in two Canadian provinces
MIAMI , May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican Congresswoman
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and a Democratic constituent in her F...
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Applaud Congresswoman McCarthy's Legislation to Require Insurance Coverage for Children With Congenital Deformities
ROSEMONT, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) applauds Congresswoman
Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) on her recent introduction of H.R. 1339, the Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation and Surgery (CARES) Act , which ...
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Applaud Congresswoman McCarthy's Resolution Raising Awareness of Preventable Facial Trauma During Sports Activities
ROSEMONT, Ill., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facial trauma is a too frequent occurrence during sports activities ranging from cycling to volleyball. Earlier this week Congresswoman
Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) introduced H. Res. 193 , a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to des...
Statement From the Office of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday evening,
Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones was admitted to Huron Hospital after
suffering an aneurysm while driving her car in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. At
the present time Rep. Tubbs Jones' condition has stabilized and she is
Ohio congresswoman cited by American College of Physicians Congresswoman
Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) received the annual Joseph F. Boyle Award for Distinguished Public Service from the American College of Physicians (ACP) last night. The award is given to a government official or a physician acting in an official capacity who has provided outstanding public ser...
Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today
The seniors and Dr. Hoffing met with Senator Boxer, Senator Spector, congresswoman
Bono-Mack, Congressman Stupak and also with the senior staff members of Sen...know more about Desert Oasis and its patient centered, cost effective care; congresswoman
Mary Bono Mack congratulating the group on collecting the signatures and br...
FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short
...n body. Due to mercury waste, amalgam is also increasingly targeted by environmentalists.
Intense interest in the rule exists on Capitol Hill. congresswoman
Diane Watson (D-CA) and Congressman Dan Burton (R-IN) co-authored a letter to FDA in May, signed by 19 Members of Congress, calling for a rule to prot...
Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs
... Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Xavier Becerra, congresswoman
Donna Edwards, congresswoman
Rosa DeLauro, and congresswoman
Mary Jo Kilroy held a press conference this aftern...
CMPI to Host Hill Briefing Tomorrow on Follow-on Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff With Reps. Eshoo and Rogers
...aders and Medical Experts Discuss Patient Safety." The event will be co-hosted by two high-ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, congresswoman
Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI). The Representatives are lead sponsors of bipartisan legislation to modernize the regulatory path...
Congresswoman in Medical Technology
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$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation
...between NYU and the City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, utilizing HHC's expertise and diverse populations at its eight participating facilities," congresswoman
Carolyn Maloney said. "This kind of collaboration is, in a way, the very future of health science."
"The CTSI is a very welcome addition to our med...
New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community
"The U.S. government is showing leadership in addressing the global pandemic, but we are failing to confront AIDS here at home," said congresswoman
Donna M. Christensen (D-U.S. Virgin Islands), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus' Health Braintrust. "Are we willing to sacrifice another half-m...
Wild birds help to create human flu vaccine
"WCS has been at the forefront of research into the avian flu pandemic, and this development underscores the importance of their work," said congresswoman
Nita Lowey (D-NY 18), author of the Pandemic Preparedness and Response Act to create an international plan to address avian flu. "This development wil...
Congresswoman in Biological Technology
WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority
Editors Note: I had the opportunity to speak with Congresswomen Tammy Baldwin at her Madison office about her involvement in bringing more federal dollars to Wisconsin for technology development, as well as how we can spur more regionally-based economic development.
Although Baldwin is best know...
Celebrities to Gather to Support the Ninth Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation 'So the World May Hear' Awards Gala
...tball coach June Jones; songwriter Paul Williams; comedian Norm Crosby; and many others.
In addition, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, Minnesota congresswoman
Michele Bachman, Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman, arctic explorer Dan Buettner, Marilyn and Dr. Glen Nelson, Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childres...
New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations
...nfluenced by race.
"We must continue our work to reduce healthcare disparities across many chronic diseases and ensure equality of access," said congresswoman
Donna Christensen (D-VI), Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. "For Alzheimer's, we need to make sure proper screening is available a...
Cleveland Clinic and Rutgers to Lead Newly Formed Institute for War Wounded
...o enjoys broad support from Ohio Governor
Ted Strickland and federal government officials, including Ohio Senators
George Voinovich and Sherrod Brown, congresswoman
Stephanie Tubbs Jones,
and Congressman Ralph Regula.
"This extraordinary grant is a testament to the outstanding work being
conducted among the part...
Congresswoman Baldwin secures Federal Funds for UW-Rock County
...stry classes. This will better prepare students for the job market, emphasizing skills needed for leadership in health care.
We are delighted that congresswoman
Baldwin succeeded in getting our campus these dollars, UW Rock County Dean and CEO Janet Philipp said. Having new equipment will give our students mor...
Stratatech and Virent Win $4M in U.S. Grants
...toxicology, and other health products tests that would normally utilize live animals or skin cells from individual human donors.
In the past year, congresswoman
Baldwin has nominated Dr. Allen-Hoffmann for a number of accolades for her cutting-edge research. "I am so honored my district is home to high-tech fi...
WiCell to host new national stem cell bank
... available on those competitors.
Stem cell research pioneer James Thomson was among those present at the announcement, as was Gov. Jim Doyle, U.S. congresswoman
Tammy Baldwin, UW-Madison Chancellor John Wiley, UW System Board of Regents President David Walsh, UW System President Kevin Reilly, and Derek J. Hei,...