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Treatment plans should be between a doctor and a patient, not left up to an insurance company. Insurance companies want to require patients to try a lower-cost medication for a period of time before gaining coverage for a higher-cost medication. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would limit an insurance...

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Tobacco use is a pediatric epidemic. This year alone in Tennessee, 125,000 kids will become new daily smokers as the tobacco industry spends $288.9 million on marketing and advertising to entice new youth smokers. We need proven tobacco prevention and cessation programs in Tennessee to safeguard our kids, reduce long...

Tennessee,Tennessee

Tobacco use is a pediatric epidemic. This year alone in Tennessee, 125,000 kids will become new daily smokers as the tobacco industry spends $288.9 million on marketing and advertising to entice new youth smokers. We need proven tobacco prevention and cessation programs in Tennessee to safeguard our kids, reduce long...

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58% of all colorectal cancer deaths in 2020 will be due to “non-screening” Survival rates for a late-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis are 14%, compared to 90% survival rate for early-stage diagnosis An estimated $14 billion is spent annually on colorectal cancer treatments in the U.S., and is projected to increase...