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Eleven Major Patient Groups Outline Joint Position on Health Care Reform

Written by Jennifer Huron on March 6, 2017

Washington, D.C., March 6, 2017 – A coalition of eleven nonpartisan patient groups today laid out a joint set of goals they want Congress to focus on as it considers changes to the Affordable Care Act. The coalition includes these organizations: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Diabetes Association,… Read More

$1.1 Billion in Federal Funding to Fight the Zika Virus

Written by Jennifer Huron on September 29, 2016

white-houseWashington, D.C., September 29, 2016 – The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, released the following statement from President and CEO Peter L. Saltonstall following President Obama’s… Read More

July 13 Day of Action: Last Chance for Zika Funding

Written by Jennifer Huron on July 13, 2016

Time is running out – today may be our last chance before September for anything to happen on the critical Zika package.  This Friday, Senators will depart D.C. for their 7-week summer recess.  This is problematic because July and August in the U.S. are the worst months for mosquito and… Read More