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HHS Nominee Tom Price Targeted Panel That Urged Fewer Cancer Screenings

has embraced task force findings that recommend more treatment. In 2014, for example, he co-signed a letter to the HHS secretary and the Medicare administrator asking that Medicare expand its coverage for lung cancer screenings for smokers based on task f
ProPublica
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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GLIED/FRANK: Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful — Trump’s Pick for HHS

Price’s record demonstrates less concern for the sick, the poor, and the health of the public and much greater concern for the economic well-being of their physician caregivers...The proposed nomination of Tom Price to HHS highlights a sharp contrast betw
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:56
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

We have made enormous progress in the past 50 years, preventing millions of deaths and tens of millions of illnesses. But we have much further to go – tobacco remains, by far, the single leading preventable cause of death in the United States and the wor
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:37
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[Washington] Smoking ban could be addictive

Western does not forbid smoking on campus, although the university discourages smoking throughout campus walkways with signs that read “avoid smoking on walkways, paths, bus stops & when near others outdoors.”
The Western Front (Western Washington University)
added Jul 25, 2013 02:15
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Former HEW, HHS Secretaries, Surgeons General And CDC Directors Urge Trade Representative To Comply With WTO Appellate Body Decision And Encourage FDA To Ban Menthol Flavoring In Cigarettes

PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2012 00:00
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Smoking & How to Quit

National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC) / Women's Health.gov [DHHS]
added Aug 22, 2009 00:00
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Under fire, HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal

The question was among the most antagonistic and personally hitting for Price, who had said earlier that his father had been a "Lucky Strike smoker from World War II" who died from emphysema. "I have no idea what stocks I held in the '90s or the 2000s or
CNN
added Jan 25, 2017 17:25
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National Prevention Strategy

Aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:49
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