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Organization to fight chronic disease gets Wisconsin chapter
March 16, 2016 WEAU By: Alyssa Koreten    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An international organization plans to open a chapter here, in Wisconsin, to highlight the growing problem of chronic disease. The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease says they hope to open the chapter before
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Mar 16,2016
Health Economists from Across the U.S. Urge Presidential Candidates to Take on Chronic Disease and #Fight4Health
For Immediate Release               Health Economists from Across the U.S. Urge Presidential Candidates to Take on Chronic Disease and #Fight4Health Harmonizing population and economic health critical for next administration   Washington, D.C. (
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Mar 8,2016
More than 55,000 Americans Call on Leaders to #Fight4Health this Election Season
For Immediate Release               CONTACT: Jennifer Burke — Communications Director   Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2016) Americans in communities across the U.S. are banding together and calling on
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Mar 2,2016
Turn the Page on Chronic Disease
Americans are dying from chronic disease, but a focus on prevention, innovation and care will go far. After rising steadily for decades, U.S. life expectancy has flat-lined for three consecutive years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study also
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Feb 8,2016
Candidates should be talking about Iowans’ health care
Jan. 8, 2016  Quad-City Times By: Sherri Nielsen For the many days the presidential candidates have spent traversing our state to build support for the Feb. 1 caucuses, Iowans have yet to hear a genuine debate
Jan 8,2016
How to Get the Best Plan When You Have a Chronic Illness
U.S. News & World Report By Donna Fuscaldo Dec. 23, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. One in 2 Americans has a chronic condition that affects which plan is the right fit. Purchasing medical coverage on one of the health exchanges is complicated enough. Add a chronic illness to the mix, and it can be
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Dec 29,2015
Curbing chronic disease a key policy question for presidential candidates
Dec 12-13, 2015  Las Vegas Review-Journal By: Ann Lynch   As one of the early states in the 2016 presidential nomination process, Nevada is in a great position to
Dec 12,2015
PFCD On the Ground
Challenging Candidates to Think about Health Care Differently Presidential candidates are busy communicating their vision for the country. There’s no doubt this needs to include a vision for how to tackle the number one cause of death, disability, and rising health care costs –
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Nov 3,2015
GOP Candidates Dive into the True Cost Drivers in Our Economy
Candidates hit the mark on costly chronic disease and its broad impact October 29, 2015 08:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) – an international coalition of hundreds of patient, provider, community, business and labor
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Oct 29,2015
Ask candidates to address chronic disease crisis
DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 22, 2015 -- A little over a year from now, we will elect a new president. On Election Day, based on current averages, more than 1,100 Americans will have a limb ampu- tated as a result of their diabetes. Before we take the former action, we, as patients and voters, need to
Oct 22,2015