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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
Press Release: GOP Debate Is Lost Opportunity to Discuss Health Care
Health Care and Leading Cause of Death-Chronic Disease-OverlookedWASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2007) - Health care was not on the agenda of questioners or candidates in last night's GOP presidential debate. Despite consistently ranking as a top-three issue for voters in public opinion polls, Americans
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May 16,2007
Press Release: GOP Health Care Expert Mark McClellan Calls on GOP Candidates to Discuss Chronic Disease at South Carolina Debate
Chronic Disease Accounts for 7 in 10 Deaths and 75 Cents of Every Dollar Spent on Health Care in the U.S -- Centers for Disease Control, Accessed April 6, 2007 (www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/overview.htm) WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2007) - Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
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May 15,2007
National Bipartisan Coalition Forms to Make Chronic Disease the Key Health Care Issue in 2008 Presidential Election
Chronic Disease Accounts for 7 in 10 Deaths and more than 75 Cents of Every Dollar Spent on Health Care in the U.S.Largest Bipartisan Partnership to Tackle the Nation’s Number One Cause of Death and DisabilityWASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2007) – Leading experts and organizations in the health care,
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May 15,2007

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