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December 9, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation that would ensure surprise out-of-pocket expenses are not a barrier to lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings for seniors on Medicare is expected to be taken up by the House of Representatives this week. The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act will be considered as part

December 5, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Nearly 70% of middle and high school students who currently use tobacco report the use of flavored products, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. Additionally, nine out of every 10 students surveyed report exposure to tobacco industry advertisements and

December 3, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee will meet to vote on the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Approval of Dr. Hahn by the HELP Committee will allow for full Senate consideration. Following

November 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our organizations have commended President Trump and his Administration for recognizing the severity of the youth e-cigarette epidemic and the need for bold action to prevent e-cigarettes from addicting a generation of children. Today, we reiterate our strong and united support for the Administration’s plan, announced in

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