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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to Lend Support at MedWorks' Free Medical Clinic This Weekend

CLEVELAND, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MedWorks ( www.medworksusa.org ) will provide free access for the uninsured and underinsured to a wide range of health care providers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, at the W.O. Walker Center, 10524 Euclid Ave. T...

National Medical Association Applauds President Obama's and Senator Baucus's Efforts to Work With PhRMA to Bring Down Health Care Costs and Advance Meaningful Reforms

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Medical Association (NMA) congratulates President Obama and the Senate Finance Chair, Max Baucus (D-MT) on their work with PhRMA to bring down health care costs and increase access to medicines. "While the adoption of Medicar...

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Applaud Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) For Introducing Legislation to Require Insurance Coverage for Children With Congenital Deformities

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) applauds Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) on introducing S. 1235, the Senate companion bill to H.R. 1339, the Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation and Surgery (CARES)...

NCBA's Statement in Response to Senator Conrad's Proposal to Reform Health Care

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress debates what shape health care reform will take, the cooperative business model has entered prominently into the discussion. Cooperatives save money for members by aggregating demand for specific services, whether it's health insurance, ph...

Senate Passes Senator Kennedy's Historic Bill to Regulate Tobacco Products; Senator Kerry Votes to Protect America's Kids From Tobacco

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy for his leadership and tenacity in winning Senate approval of his truly historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco prod...

'Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation' Brings Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo, and Innovation Leaders Together in Washington, D.C., This Week

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Host Forum Focusing On 'Achieving Recovery Through Discovery' WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: United States leadership in medical innovation is at risk. A recent study found that the U.S...

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

While Diverging from Kennedy On Some Points, Denise Gott Agrees that Everyone Needs Protection for Longer-Lasting Illnesses and Disabilities, Not Just Acute Ones KIRKLAND, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congr...

New Jersey Senator to Serve as Keynote Speaker for the HCMA Annual Conference

MOUNT ROYAL, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey Senator Jennifer Beck (Republican, District 12) will serve as the keynote speaker at the Healthcare Communication & Marketing Association's (HCMA) Annual Conference taking place at the Westin Hotel in Jersey City, N.J., from June 17-19, ...

National Patient Advocate Foundation Hails Senator Rockefeller, Representative Courtney for Introducing Preexisting Conditions Bill, Ensuring Patient Access to Health Coverage

Rockefeller-Courtney Bill Will End Insurance Coverage Exclusions for Preexisting Conditions WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improve...

National Patient Advocate Foundation Hails Senator Rockefeller, Representative Schwartz for Introducing Preexisting Conditions Bill, Ensuring Patient Access to Health Coverage

Rockefeller-Schwartz Bill Will End Insurance Coverage Exclusions for Preexisting Conditions WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient ...
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Chapter - Bay State Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research, will host its 27th Annual Hea...

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

...ublic health, then we will have failed. And we do not intend to fail," said senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). "We know that prevention and wellness efforts are a key ...ow what works and are ready for government to invest in their health," said senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). "They're looking to government to reform the system so th...

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease

...ease, and the path to a cure begins with detecting the disease early," said senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), who founded BRNI in honor of his mother. "I applau...her academic institutions such as Johns Hopkins University . West Virginia senator Jay Rockefeller founded the Institute in memory of his mother, Blanchette H...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Support for Kohl-Grassley Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

...ow that they can fully trust the relationship they have with their doctor. I am confident this legislation will pass during the 111th Congress," said senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), Chairman of the Special committee on Aging. Weldon said, "Greater transparency will enhance trust and recognition that collabor...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

...hed since 2002, the Boston center is the legacy of senator Paul Wellstone, who was the Congressional champion of muscular dystrophy. Perez and the senator worked on the original MD Care Act 2001 legislatio...dical Research Institute. The opening of the new senator Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research ...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

... and disease to lift themselves up and gain access to the care they need. senator McCain has pledged to eradicate malaria. He also has spoken at length about...enefits of such U.S. initiatives as the Millennium Challenge Corporation. senator Obama has committed to doubling U.S. foreign assistance - to $50 billion by...

Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

...th West Virginia University in Morgantown as well as in collaboration with other academic institutions such as Johns Hopkins University. West Virginia senator Jay Rockefeller founded the Institute in memory of his mother, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, who died of Alzheimer's disease. ...

Survey Finds U.S. Healthcare Facilities Not Doing Enough to Curb MRSA

... infection reporting law has been introduced in Congress by lead sponsors Representative Tim Murphy, R-PA., Representative Elijah Cummings, D-MD., and senator Dick Durbin, D-IL. See: http://www.consumersunion.org/campaigns/Congressional%20Legislation%20110th .pdf Last June, APIC published the first nat...

Interview of the Vice President

... in the majority. Q Mr. Vice President, what has senator Reid been like to work with? THE VICE PRESIDENT:... we're well served in that regard. Q Do you like senator Thune? THE VICE PRESIDENT: I do. I hunt with the senator -- he's a courageous man. Q Do you like Pau...

American Board of Internal Medicine President Named to Alzheimer's Study Group

...named a member of the Alzheimer's Study Group (ASG), a new national task force co-chaired by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former U.S. senator Bob Kerrey. Dr. Cassel is President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Board of Internal Medicine (http://www.abim.org ), a non-profit, ...
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Personalized medicine

...volutionize the practice of medicine, but despite significant scientific advances, very few genomics-based tests or treatments have reached consumers. senator Barack Obama introduced the Genomics and Personalized Medicine Act to overcome the scientific barriers, adverse market pressures, and regulatory o...
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Brain surgery

... in patients undergoing brain tumor surgery ... Doppler helps predict patients survival after brain surgery ... On Monday, June 2, 2008, senator Edward Kennedy underwent brain surgery to treat the malignant brain tumor he was diagnosed with in mid-May. Much of the tumor was ... B...

ALS

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March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy

... Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He is also the Roy J. Carver Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center. His work unraveled the molecular mechanisms of muscular dystrophies. Dr. Kunke...

UNC study: Scientists identify chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors

... called secondary glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). GBMs are part of a larger group of brain tumors called malignant gliomas, which is the type of cancer senator Edward Kennedy suffers from. A report of the research will appear in the April 10, 2009 issue of the journal Science . In experiments with tumor c...

Biomedical researchers invited to design experiments for the International Space Station

... to how International Space Station facilities might answer their most pressing questions about how to benefit life on Earth." Former astronaut and senator Harrison H. "Jack" Schmitt, who strongly supported the new partnership's development when he was chairman of the NASA Advisory Council, applauded the ...

3 Woods Hole scientific institutions forge alliance to address societal issues

...ing. Massachusetts officials, including Senate President Therese Murray, senator Robert O'Leary (D-Barnstable), and Representative Timothy R. Madden (D-Nant...r reputation of cutting-edge research." "This is a wonderful idea," said senator O'Leary. "Collaboration is always important but in difficult financial time...

PSEG's Ralph Izzo to explore at NJIT the impacts of climate change, more

...s well as the utility industry, Izzo's experience includes service as an American Physical Society Congressional Science Fellow, in the office of U.S. senator Bill Bradley. He also served as a senior policy advisor to New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean, specializing in energy, science and technology. Ch...

TSC honors Sen. Charles Schumer

... The Science Coalition today gave senator Charles Schumer its "Champion of Science" award in recognition of his stron...or basic research funding. With New York's wealth of research universities, senator Schumer understands the importance of basic research in maintaining America...

Collaboration between researchers yields more comprehensive portrait of brain cancer

...esearch Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Glioblastoma is the most common and most aggressive of the primary brain tumors: Notably, U.S. senator Edward M. Kennedy was diagnosed with glioblastoma earlier this year. Drs. Devin Absher and Rick Myers, with their labs at HudsonAlpha and Stanfor...

Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar receives Soil Stewardship Award

...conservation of Colorado's and the nation's lands, senator Ken Salazar (D-CO), received the 2008 Excellence i...erica on July 17. A fifth generation Coloradan, senator Salazar grew up on a ranch in Colorado's San Luis ...armed and ranched the land since homesteading. The senator serves on both the Agriculture and Energy and Natu...

Senate resolution shines spotlight on the importance of soils

...rica (SSSA) applauds the visionary action taken by senator Sherrod Brown and his colleagues in the Senate who...ing soil on par with water and air. On June 23, senator Brown was joined by co-sponsoring Senators Kent Co...lue of hard work and the importance of soil," says senator Brown. "Often overlooked, healthy soil is vital to...

Sen. Byron Dorgan to be honored

...e National Indian Health Board (NIHB) will present senator Byron Dorgan with the 2008 Congressional Leadershi...vernment Relations at the JDRF. "I am pleased that senator Dorgan is being recognized today for his efforts i... whether it be prevention activities or treatment senator Dorgan has been a leader and champion for SDP and ...
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Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

Batman is a true super hero to Senator Katherine Laforge. With stakes higher than they've ever been before, Batman and his supporters race to solve the energy crisis that threatens to enslave America to OPEC forever. The message that Batman and Senator Katherine Laforge want to bring to the pub...

California State Senator Shelia Kuehl's Leadership in Stem Cell Debate Praised and 'Embryonic Stem Cell Profiteers' Criticized by Repair Stem Cell Institute Spokesman

BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "California State Senator Shelia Kuehl's leadership role in Senate Bill (SB) 1565 is strong action by a prominent Democrat to bring 'adult stem cell' research to the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) as the viable and credible life s...

WTN Interview: Senator Ted Kanavas

Software and political expertise motivates Wisconsins State Senator to trim state government and grow the economy using technology tools and services. We want to stimulate venture capital investment in the state by granting tax credits to qualified venture funds as well as expand the Department o...

Wisconsin 2020: A vision from a state senator

Lets say we get it done. We enact and implement all of the great ideas floating around Wisconsin on how to improve our economy. Lets paint a picture of what that economy will look like in the year 2020. First, take a look at the list of what needs to be accomplished. Capping the growth of gove...

Celebrities to Gather to Support the Ninth Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation 'So the World May Hear' Awards Gala

...illiams; 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 Childress, Minnesota Vikings trainer Eric S...

TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell

...bner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals. He also worked in Congress on the staff of the special committee investigating the Iran-Contra Affair and for senator (then Representative) Charles E. Schumer. Mr. Genachowski received a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Columbia College . Mr. McDowell ...

Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'

...tion and The Aspen Institute co-hosted the event. senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) delivered the keynote address...ly supports medical research and innovation," said senator Arlen Specter. "Federal funding and policies are ...The Honorable Arlen Specter (D-PA), United States senator Billy Tauzin , President and CEO, Pharmac...

Elk Run Developers Announce Partnership with Leading Life Sciences Firm

... advancing bioscience initiatives across the State. Governor Pawlenty, U.S. senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN, First District), Pine Isl... Algadi, State Representatives Steve Drazkowski and Randy Demmer, and State senator David Senjem have also provided valuable support. "We are in the mid...

Mental Stimulus Package: Government Officials who Forgot to Pay Taxes Will Receive Free Memory-boosting Supplement

...ot to pay taxes on $75,000 income he received from his rental property in the Dominican Republic. Tom Daschle, the former senator from South Dakota, was chosen to head the Health and Human Services Department but had to withdraw February 3rd over his failure to pay 128 thousand d...

CFSO Calls for Roundtable to Develop National Strategy for Advancing Forensic Sciences in the United States

...ong called for a comprehensive review of the state of forensics in this country," said CFSO chairman Peter Marone. "The Consortium would like to thank senator Richard Shelby, (R-AL) for his vision and leadership in requesting this and we would also recognize the National Academy for its role in authoring thi...
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Stem cell

...cans and some other prominent public figures, signed a letter urging President Bush to relax the policy. The 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, senator John Kerry (D, MA), had promised to support all types of stem cell research if elected President. His defeat in the U.S. presidential election, 20...
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Ureter

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Exon

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