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CMPI to Host Hill Briefing Tomorrow on Follow-on Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff With Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

...ars Act ensures that new standards for testing will make certain that follow-on biologic drugs are both safe and effective. The bill currently has 108 cosponsors and has the broadest bipartisan support of any legislation designed to regulate follow-on biologics. "CMPI applauds Representatives Eshoo's ...

CMPI to Host Hill Briefing on Follow-On Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff with Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

...ars Act ensures that new standards for testing will make certain that follow-on biologic drugs are both safe and effective. The bill currently has 108 cosponsors and has the broadest bipartisan support of any legislation designed to regulate follow-on biologics. "CMPI applauds Representatives Eshoo's and ...

New Mississippi Poll: Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products

... FDA tobacco regulation is enacted into law," said Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. "Both Senators Cochran and Wicker were cosponsors of this legislation last year and we urge them to vote for the bill when it's on the floor this year." Support for FDA legislation crosses party ...

PIPC Supports New Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Bill

... "This bill represents an important step forward for patients and caregivers, and I look forward to supporting Congressman Schrader and the other cosponsors to advance patient-centered CER," Mr. Coelho said. "As Congress works to reform our current healthcare system, I am encouraged that leaders in this de...

Common-Sense Patient Handling Bill Protects Patients and Nurses

...ic back pain and 38 percent suffering from pain severe enough to require leave from work. "We look forward to working with Rep. Conyers and other cosponsors to move this legislation forward," added Converso. "There are devices out there that remove the need for the dangerous manual lifting of patients by ...

Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Americans in Jeopardy

...ades, reaching $25.3 billion in 2025. The DXA Task Force applauds Senators Lincoln and Snowe and Representatives Berkley and Burgess and all the cosponsors for introducing the "Medicare Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Testing Act of 2009" (S. 769 and H.R. 1894). National Osteoporosis Foundation ...

Veterans Health Care Funding Reform Bill Promises Transparency, Accountability

...in prior Congresses, and are now backing this effort," Dempsey said. Other cosponsors include Sens. Begich (Alaska), Bingaman (N.M.), Boxer (Calif.), Feingold (W...anders (Vt.), Stabenow (Mich.), Thune (S.D.) and Vitter (La.). Other House cosponsors include Reps. Michaud (Maine) and Herseth Sandlin (S.D.). The measure ...

Historic Legislation to End Delays in Veterans Health Care Funding

...erans' Affairs Committee Chairman Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner (D-Calif.), and a group of bipartisan cosponsors for introducing legislation to reform the budget process to assure sufficient, timely and predictable funding for veterans' health care programs. Th...

AIDS Action Applauds Introduction of a New Bill Allowing Federal Funds to Support Syringe Exchange Programs

... syringe exchange has been banned since 1988 in various forms. "AIDS Action applauds and thanks Representative Serrano and all of the other original cosponsors of this bill," said Johnson. "Preventing HIV infection through syringe exchange is a truly non-partisan issue that deserves careful review and support...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Bill to Delay the Flawed Medicare Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment

...he program for at least 18 months in order to improve the program. The lead cosponsors are House Ways and Means Committee health subcommittee chair Pete Stark (D-...ting beneficiaries in the long run." In addition to Stark and Camp, other cosponsors of the bill include Ways and Means Chair Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), Republica...
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Spinal muscular atrophy

...ry severe form of spinal muscular atrophy that begins before birth. ... Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy , Home ... August Update on cosponsors of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment Acceleration Act. ... ... and support for children and adults with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (S...

Muscular atrophy

...rves, resulting in muscle wasting and weakness. ... Twenty Five Voices of Spinal Muscular Atrophy from Families of SMA. ... August Update on cosponsors of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment Acceleration Act. ... Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) information page compiled by the National Ins...
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Madison company cosponsors young entrepreneur awards

Madison, Wis. Ten $1,000 scholarships and a top prize of $7,500 in seed capital are on the line for young entrepreneurs in a business-plan competition sponsored by BizFilings , a company headquartered in Madison, and the Young Entrepreneur Foundation . The contest, named Plan for the Future...
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