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    Presidential Remarks on Health Care Legislation

    President Obama spoke to doctors about health care reform at a meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago. He called the cost of health care a “ticking time…

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    Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Law Implementation

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius talked about the Obama administration’s plans for implementing the health care law, along with issues facing physicians and patients.

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    U.S.-Italy Relations

    President Obama and Prime Minister Berlusconi speak to reporters about their meeting, relations between the U.S. and Europe, and other issues.

    President Obama also made a statement on…

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    Health Disparities Among Minorities

    Mr. Brennan spoke about the importance of funding early treatment of illness before introducing Secretary Thompson. The secretary spoke about the importance of eliminating the…

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    Republican Health Care Proposals

    Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole spoke to an audience of persons from the health care profession on the Republican approach to health care reform. He discussed proposals to hold down…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    First lady Hillary Clinton, head of the Clinton administration’s task force on health care reform, spoke on health care reform issues to a meeting of physicians. In her remarks,…

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    Health Disparities Among Minorities

    Congressional staffers discussed proposed legislation involving access to health care by minorities. After their remarks they responded to questions from members of the audience.

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    Avian Flu and Public Health

    Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt spoke at the American Medical Association’s fourth annual National Advocacy Conference about physician leadership in public…

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    Family Violence

    Participants discussed violence within families and suggested ways in which government health and justice agencies could address this problem. They also analyzed the generational…

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    Family Violence

    Speakers spoke on the issue of family violence and explored ways to help the U.S. Justice and health systems address these cases. Secretary Shalala discussed a comprehensive solution…

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    Medicare Payments

    Dr. Wilson released the results of a survey of changes physicians expect to make to their practices when Medicare payments to physicians are cut 10 percent on January 1, 2007, with…

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    Medicare Reform

    President Bush spoke to physicians about his proposals to reform the Medicare system and provide a prescription drug plan for seniors opting to enter into coverage under a HMO. He also…

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    Foodborne Illness

    Officials spoke to reporters about a report on foodborne illness which provided information to doctors in order to help recognize, treat, and diagnose the various illnesses. Following…

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    Politics, Health Care, and the Elections

    Republican and Democratic national committee chairmen spoke at the 4th annual National Advocacy Conference about party concerns, health care issues, and the 2006 midterm elections.

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    In a forum sponsored by the American Medical Association, Senator Kennedy spoke about President Clinton’s health care reform proposals. In his speech, he talked about the need to…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Vice President Gore spoke to a meeting of members of the health care profession on the administration’s health care reform proposals. In his remarks, the vice president offered…

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    Health Care Reform Issues

    Representative Gingrich discussed his thoughts on the steps that need to be taken in order to reform the U.S. health care system and his involvement in this area.

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    Uniting for America's Health

    Journalists, medical professionals and members of Congress discussed various aspects of health care reform.

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    Surgeon General Nominee Support

    Representatives of the medical profession announced their support for the nominee for Surgeon General, David Satcher. Former secretary Sullivan also expressed his support for…

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    Health Care Issues Part 2

    Administrator Min deParle and Speaker Gingrich spoke about health care issues at an annual American Medical Association conference. She urged members to support the president’s…

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