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Health Policy Experts Join Community Leaders, Business Executives and Celebrities to Discuss Need for Consensus on Health Care Reform
Panelists call on presidential candidates to address national chronic disease crisisLOS ANGELES, CALIF. (Jan. 31, 2008) - As presidential candidates from both parties debated in advance of California’s Super Tuesday primary on Feb. 5, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today conducted
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Jan 31,2008
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Issues Voter Guide
Candidates answer the question: "How will you address chronic disease as President of the United States?"COLUMBIA, SC (Jan. 23, 2008) - The South Carolina Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), speaking for dozens of bi-partisan state partner organizations - comprised of patients, providers,
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Jan 23,2008
Coalition Applauds Queen Latifah for Seeking to Avoid Diabetes by Staying Fit
Celebrity tells Good Morning America that she wants to lose weight for health reasonsWASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 18, 2008) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today applauded famed actress and recording artist Queen Latifah for her pledge to stay healthy and avoid diabetes by losing weight
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Jan 18,2008
Johns Hopkins research underscores urgent need to better prevent and manage chronic diseaseWashington, D.C. - The U.S. spends 65 cents of every health care dollar to treat people with two or more chronic conditions, just 26 percent of the U.S. population, according to a new report on chronic
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Dec 10,2007
Coalition Calls on Presidential Hopefuls to Continue Dialogue on Chronic Disease Following Historic Univision Debate
Rising disease rates in Hispanic community warrant further discussion from candidatesWashington, D.C. - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) urged presidential candidates to continue discussing solutions to America's chronic disease crisis following this evening's Univision Presidential
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Dec 9,2007
Coalition Asks Candidates to Address True Driver of Health Care Cost Increases Not Discussed in the CNN/YouTube Republican Debate
Presidential hopefuls urged to confront nation's chronic disease crisisWASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 28, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) called on presidential candidates to address America's chronic disease epidemic following tonight's CNN/YouTube Republican Debate in St.
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Nov 28,2007
National Chronic Disease Coalition to Launch Ohio Chapter
Organization Hopes to Make Chronic Disease Key Health Care Issue in 2008 ElectionCOLUMBUS, OHIO - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, an organization consisting of leading experts and organizations in the health care, business, and labor communities that launched nationally in May, opened a
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Nov 1,2007
Presidential Candidate Advisors Join to Discuss Health Care Issues
Mary Agnes Carey, the associate editor of CQ HealthBeat, will moderate a panel of health care policy advisors from the 2008 presidential campaigns to discuss our nation's leading domestic policy issue - health care. Please join us.WHAT:CQ Presidential Forums: From Sick Care to Well CareWHEN:
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Oct 20,2007
Coalition Applauds AHA Report Highlighting Impact of Chronic Disease on Nation's Workforce
Link between national wellness and business deserves attention from presidential candidatesWASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 10, 2007) - The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today commended the American Hospital Association (AHA) for its Oct. 9th study quantifying the burden of chronic disease on
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Oct 10,2007
Hillary Clinton Statement On The Partnership To Fight Chronic Disease
"Our nation cannot effectively address the unsustainable health care cost and quality challenges we confront without first accurately diagnosing the primary drivers of the problem."The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease has done just this by highlighting the fact that two-thirds of the growth in
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Sep 25,2007