WASHINGTON, D.C. -- September 17, 2008 -- Millions of Americans who suffer from pain could soon find relief thanks to legislation that passed another hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives today.
Washington, D.C. -- August 19, 2008 -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat the Clinton health plan in 1993-1994, are back on television. This time they will lend their voice to strongly encourage health care reform.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- July 30, 2008 -- The public health community is celebrating today following an historic vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broad authority to regulate the production and marketing of tobacco products.
Cancer Community Calls for Passage of Historic Legislation to Give FDA Authority to Regulate Tobacco Products
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- July 30, 2008 -- Members of the U.S.
House Passage of Bill Would Bring College Students Closer to Continued Health Coverage in the Event of Medical Leave
For full-time college students facing a medical emergency, the burden of having to choose between education and health care coverage may be one step closer to being alleviated if the House passes legislation that would guarantee coverage regardless of enrollment status.
The cancer community is applauding a proposal to add $1.2 billion for cancer research for this fiscal year, a move that if enacted would begin to restore necessary funding that for five years running has failed to keep up with the growing cost of medical research.
WASHINGTON -- July 15, 2008 -- “Today’s House vote to override the President’s veto of the Medicare bill is good news for seniors, who would gain greater access to preventive services for life-threatening diseases such as cancer under the bill.
States Improve Pain Policies, but Barriers Remain to Effective Pain Management for Cancer and other Chronic Diseases
WASHINGTON, DC -- July 15, 2008 -- States continue to make steady progress in adopting balanced policies that help people with pain to alleviate their suffering, according to a report released today that evaluates state policies to improve pain management and patient care.
Full-time college students across the country and their families are one step closer to having protections in place so they don’t have to choose between education and health care coverage in the event of a medical emergency.