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Presidential Hopefuls Must Address Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
Prevention and better management of chronic diseases imperative for next administration CONTACT: Jennifer Burke WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2015) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseasetoday called on all Presidential candidates to elevate
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Oct 8,2015
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease of Nevada Launches Primary State Presidential Campaign
PFCD Nevada Calls on Presidential Candidates to Address Chronic Disease as a Major Health Issue Facing Nevada Residents RENO, Nev. (October 6, 2015) – The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) of Nevada – a broad coalition of state and local leaders representing patients, providers,
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Oct 7,2015
Iowa Partnership will Highlight Chronic Disease during Presidential Campaign
Iowa Partnership will Highlight Chronic Disease during Presidential Campaign(Des Moines, IA)– A broad group of state and local leaders representing health, business, labor and faith will hold a press conference in downtown Des Moines to announce a renewed effort by the Partnership to Fight
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Oct 7,2015
Chronic Disease Prevention Deserves Priority in Presidential Campaign
Better overall health care can be a key driver for U.S. economy The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease issued the following statement following last night’s Republican Presidential debate: With half of all American adults struggling with at least one chronic condition, and almost one in
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Sep 18,2015
What Americans Need to Live a Longer and Healthier Life
From NewsweekSeptember 14, 2015By Kenneth Thorpe, Chairman of the Partnership to Fight Chronic DiseaseAmerica's seniors ought to wish Medicare a happy 50th birthday. Continued improvements to the federal health care insurance program cut the Medicare patient mortality rate 16 percent—the equivalent
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Sep 17,2015
Pricey, effective new drugs save lives and cut medical costs
 From the Seattle TimesBy Larry HausnerDrug prices are costing us all but pharmaceuticals pay huge dividends by avoiding far more expensive disease complications.FEDERAL regulators may soon approve a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs that could halve the risk of heart attack for 10
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Aug 25,2015
P.E.: As American as Apple Pie
From the Morning Consult, August 13, 2015By Joe MooreSupporting P.E. in grades K through 12 is one of the most patriotic things you can do.That’s right. Because supporting physical education in America’s schools is among the most effective steps we can take to ensure that in the coming decades our
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Aug 19,2015
Prevention could be the cure for high health costs
By Jim Landers, The Dallas Morning NewsAugust 10, 2015Chronic disease, much of it stemming from lifestyle choices, accounts for more than three-fourths of the money spent on health care. But precious little is spent to prevent it.Kenneth Thorpe is chairman of the Washington-based Partnership to
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Aug 12,2015
Facing the Future - PFCD India Newsletter, August 2015
What started out as an idea has today become a functional institution, with worldwide reach. With the same dedication, PFCD has been working in India over the last seven years in partnership with SPAG Asia, in order to end sustainable solutions to address the growing disease burden in the country.
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Aug 9,2015
New Virgin Pulse Survey Reveals 78 Percent of Employers are Adopting a More Holistic Approach to Employee Well-Being
7TH Annual Employee Wellbeing Month Kicks Off with New Data Exploring the Impact of Employee Well-being Programs on Workplace Culture(June 1, 2015) – Kicking off the 7th annual Employee Wellbeing Month (Twitter hashtag #EWM15), a month-long initiative designed to
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Jun 1,2015