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Day November 4, 2009

Reform that Reduces Chronic Disease and Health Care Costs

Health insurance reform must include an enhanced focus on preventing and managing chronic illnesses in order to transform our current “sick care” system into a true health care system.  The United States spends more than $2 trillion on health care each year, but just four cents out of every dollar is invested in prevention and…

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Democratic Senators, Health Care Advocates Discuss Benefits Of Prevention And Wellness Efforts In Health Insurance Reform

Washington, DC— Democratic Senators Tom Harkin and Tom Udall joined Larry Hausner, CEO of the American Diabetes Association and Bobby Pestronk, Executive Director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials to discuss the benefits of including prevention and wellness measures in health insurance reform. A focus on prevention and wellness policies is…

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Es Hora que los Republicanos Piensen en las Familias Desamparadas

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones después de que los republicanos retrasaran una vez más una extensión del seguro de desempleo para los estadounidenses víctimas de la recesión. Esto a pesar de que el Senado ha votado dos veces con amplias márgenes para sacar adelante el…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Morning Business for 2 hours. Resume H.R.3548, Workers, Home Ownership, Business Assistance Act. 12:15pm cloture vote on H.R.3548, as amended.

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