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Partnership Praises Dems for Discussing Key Health Care Issue in CNN-YouTube Debate
Question Submitted by S.C. Partners Aired During National DebateWASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends Democratic candidates for addressing chronic disease during tonight's CNN-YouTube Democratic Primary Debate and urges them to continue this
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Jul 23,2007
African American Leaders Call on Presidential Candidates to Propose Solutions to Chronic Disease Epidemic in Minority Communities
African Americans in South Carolina and the Nation are far more likely to suffer from a chronic diseaseWASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) and 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. today called on Democratic presidential candidates to propose strategies to
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Jul 19,2007
"Missed Opportunity": African Americans, Minorities Deserve More Details on Candidates' Chronic Disease Plans
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) issued the following statement in response to last night's PBS All-American Presidential Forum at Howard University in Washington, D.C.:"African Americans and other minorities suffer disproportionately from chronic
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Jun 29,2007
Bipartisan Partnership Applauds JAMA for Taking On Childhood Chronic Disease, Urges Policymakers to Follow Suit
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today issued the following statement in response to the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which examines chronic disease in children:"The Partnership to Fight Chronic
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Jun 28,2007
Bipartisan Partnership Commends Sen. Edwards for Addressing Chronic Disease
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2007) - The national health care debate took another step forward yesterday with the policy proposal unveiled by Sen. John Edwards in Detroit. The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease applauds Sen. Edwards' willingness to contribute his ideas to this important discussion.
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Jun 15,2007
Republican Candidates Use Presidential Debate as Platform to Discuss Health Care and Chronic Disease
Americans believe health care plans must address chronic diseases, which account for 75% of costs and 70% of deathsWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 5, 2007) - Tonight marks the first time in a presidential debate format that Republican candidates were asked about health care and discussed the need to address
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Jun 5,2007
Chronic Disease Not Key Issue in Democratic Debate
Americans believe health care plans must address chronic diseases, which account for 75% of costs and 70% of deathsWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2007) - Last night's Democratic Presidential debate touched on the issue of health care reform, with some candidates calling for greater prevention and a
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Jun 4,2007
Americans Want Presidential Candidates to Address Chronic Disease in Health Reform Proposals
75 Percent More Likely to Support a Candidate Who Makes Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease A Primary Part of Their Health ProposalWASHINGTON -- In a recent survey, 91 percent of Americans believe it is important for 2008 Presidential candidates to have a plan to reduce chronic disease. In
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Jun 1,2007
Sen. Obama is latest to recognize problem of chronic disease and contribute to the health care debate
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 29, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease is pleased that a growing number 2008 presidential contenders are shining a spotlight on the single biggest cause of death, disability, and health spending in the U.S. - chronic disease.The health care proposal unveiled
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May 29,2007
Bipartisan Partnership Applauds Senator Clinton for Addressing Chronic Disease
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease applauds Senator Clinton for recognizing the need to address the single biggest cause of death, disability, and health spending in the U.S. -- chronic disease. The plan that Senator Clinton published this morning focuses on
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May 24,2007

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