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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 receiving...

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...
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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

...l we place a higher priority on public health and prevention programs, said congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) Co-Chair of Prevention Caucus. "An investment of just $1... strikes, but the American people are saying it too - loud and clear," said congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus He...

Congresswoman Supporting Spinal Cord Research Intended to Benefit U.S. Veterans

... MIAMI, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will present a new initiative with St. Thomas University and the U.S. Department of Defense to support spinal cord injury res...

Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy

...dressed. All agencies of the government should be involved in making this a priority. -- We endorse HR 1943 Stop AIDS in Prison Act (sponsored by congresswoman Maxine Waters, (D-Los Angeles CA) that requires routine HIV testing upon entry and exit, counseling and HIV/AIDS treatment for federal inm...
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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

...disparity." "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

...orts. "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...
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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,...
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