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Bipartisan Coalition Launches in Pennsylvania, Delaware to Fight Looming Financial Crisis in Health Care
Chronic Disease Accounts for 7 in 10 Deaths and more than 75 Cents of Every Dollar Spent on Health Care in Pennsylvania and DelawareWashington, DC (October 14, 2008) -- Leading experts and organizations in the health care, business, faith and labor communities came together today in Philadelphia,
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Oct 15,2008
Bipartisan Survey Reveals Health Care Critical to Voters in 2008 Election
Issue Ranks Second to Economy and is Top Personal Concern; Fighting Chronic Disease Ranked #1 Way to Improve Health CareWashington, D.C. -- A nationwide survey released today found health care is a top issue for likely voters, men and women alike, in the lead-up to the 2008 presidential election
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Oct 14,2008
Presidential Candidates Answer Town Hall Questions About the Need for Comprehensive Health Care Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 8, 2008) -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends the two presidential candidates for addressing health care reform, one of the nation's most pressing issues, in last night’s town hall debate.Senator McCain and Senator Obama provided the audience with plans
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Oct 8,2008
Groups Cite Prevention as Fix for Next Financial Meltdown: Health Care
Washington, D.C. (October 7, 2008) -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) and Partnership for Prevention today joined the AARP and the American College of Preventive Medicine to host a Congressional briefing on the tremendous promise of prevention in avoiding a major financial crisis in
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Oct 7,2008
Vice Presidential Candidates Missed Opportunity for Critical Dialogue on Affordability of Health Care
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 3, 2008) -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) expressed disappointment at last night’s Vice-presidential debate, where Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin did not address one of the nation’s most pressing economic issues: the rising cost of health care."
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Oct 3,2008
PFCD Experts Cite Health Care as Next Financial Casualty on Horizon
Thompson, Thorpe Call on Nation’s Leaders to Address Rising Health Care CostsWashington, DC (Oct. 1, 2008) - Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, co-chair of the Wisconsin chapter of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), and PFCD Executive Director Ken Thorpe
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Oct 1,2008
PFCD Executive Director Interviewed for Online Health Care Leadership Series
Washington, D.C. (September 18, 2008) - Ken Thorpe, Executive Director of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is among the leaders in health care featured on the Kaiser Family Foundation’s online series, "Viewpoints: The Health Care Debate."In an interview with Jackie Judd, Thorpe spoke
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Sep 18,2008
PFCD Experts Speak About Chronic Disease Crisis on Mississippi Public Radio
Discuss What Is at Stake for Residents and What Can be DoneWashington, D.C. (September 10, 2008) - This morning, Ken Thorpe, Executive Director of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), and John Clymer, PFCD advisory board member and President of the Partnership for Prevention, spoke with
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Sep 10,2008
Non-Partisan Group Applauds GOP's Focus in Health Care Platform
Praises RNC's calls for better prevention and management of costly chronic illnessesSt. Paul, Minnesota (September 3, 2008) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) applauds the Republican National Committee’s decision to make chronic disease prevention and management a central tenet of
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Sep 3,2008
Partnership Praises Democratic National Committee's 2008 Health Care Priorities
Unprecedented focus on prevention and disease management "Exactly what is needed"Denver, CO (August 27, 2008) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends the Democratic Party for recognizing the critical need to reduce rising rates of chronic disease in its party platform, which it
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Aug 27,2008