NCPA Statement Endorsing H.R. 6252 and S.3144
Companion Bills Delay and Fix Competitive Bidding System for DMEPOS
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Pete Stark
(D-CA), chair of the House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee, recently
introduced H.R. 6252, the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Acquisition Reform
Governor Ruth Ann Minner, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Mike Castle and Lt. Governor John Carney Join 125 Delaware Community Leaders Endorsing the Campaign to Make Delaware's Kids the Healthiest in the Nation
NEWARK, Del., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 125 leaders
from throughout the state, led by Governor Ruth Ann Minner, joined together
to support a multi-year, statewide campaign to Make Delaware's Kids the
Healthiest in the Nation. The campaign, launched by Nemours Health and
AIDS Action Council Commends Senator Edwards for Endorsing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Calls on every candidate from every Party to commit to creating a National HIV/AIDS Strategy
WASHINGTON, Sep. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator and
Presidential candidate John Edwards today released a policy paper calling
for a "comprehensive strategy to com...
WHO Urges Shah Rukh Khan to Stop Endorsing Tobacco Products
A senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday termed as "horrible" endorsement of tobacco products by Shah Rukh Khan and motor racing// legend Michael Schumacher and urged them to stop promoting what was a "social malice".
"We know that celebrities in both Hollywood and Bo...
Chennai Students Protest Against Aamir Khan for Endorsing Coke
College students in Chennai shouted slogans and displayed protest placards to actor Aamir Khan, urging him to withdraw his endorsement of Coca-Cola.//
The students, members of Youth for Social Change, said they were raising this issue with Khan, because he was an actor with a "conscience". ...
Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease
...y would recognize how much has been done in this area," he noted.
As far back as 2002, the American Heart Association issued a scientific statement endorsing
omega-3 fatty acid intake, from fish or supplements. It recommended specific amounts of omega-3 fatty acids each day for people in general, with great...
RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors
...e to Older Americans
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted AARP for endorsing
the plan presented by President Obama and his Congressional allies that propose to cut $600 billion or more from Medicare to pay for "health care refo...
Doctors: AMA Has Sold Out Patients & the Profession For A Few Dollars
...fairs, in response to the AMA's endorsement of House Bill 3200:
"The American Medical Association has sold out patients and the profession by endorsing
House bill that supports government medicine.
"Why did the AMA do it? For a few dollars increase in Medicare reimbursement rates. In effect,...
New Jersey Leaders Detail Savings for Health Reform
...t just in the next few years, but in the next few decades as well."
Governor Florio made it clear on behalf of the Partnership that they were not endorsing
any particular reform measure and that the PFCD has not taken a position on many of its components, including whether there should be a public plan or...
Broad Coalition Says Consumer Role Is Key to Improving Health and Health Care
...uality Forum, Northwest Health Foundation, PatientsLikeMe, Prematics, Verizon, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, and Wal-Mart.
The full list of endorsing
organizations since it was released in June 2008 includes:
AARP * Aetna * Allscripts * American Academy of Family Physicians * American College o...
Penicillin, amoxicillin: Step aside for strep throat treatment
... said Pichichero, a professor of Microbiology and Immunology.
"The treatment paradigm for treating strep sore throats has been changing slowly, and endorsing
the use of cephalosporins as a first-line treatment is something that needs to be seriously considered," Pichichero said.
While the newer short-cou...
Nonlinear Dynamics announces more details of its global partnership with PerkinElmer
... single strong proteomics software and bioinformatics partner going into 2005 and beyond. In entering this collaboration with Nonlinear, we are firmly endorsing
Nonlinear Dynamics as that partner. The product and corporate synergies between PerkinElmer and Nonlinear made this a natural choice to benefit our cu...
Thousands Rally in Mexico City and Call for Human Rights Protections in Global AIDS Response
...tional AIDS Conference. Groups representing
human rights, HIV, development, public health, gender, and other issues
showed unprecedented solidarity in endorsing
the human rights declaration.
"This rally should mark a turning point in the global response to HIV,"
said Jonathan Cohen, director of the Law and H...
Digital Healthcare Conference starts on a realistic note
...tural design that allows for standardization across the enterprise. "A lot of it is intelligent design," said Melski, who quickly noted that he wasn't endorsing
a political point of view.
Wendt said sub-optimal medical care often is provided to patients because of the failure to access all the data necessar...