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Senate Considers Health Reform Legislation; Timing Uncertain

The U.S. Senate was working hard to develop its version of a health reform measure, but timetable expectations continue to shift. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a health reform bill in May; the Senate leadership had hoped to pass an alternative healthcare coverage measure by the end of June. Senate Republicans...
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Endocrine Society Implements New EDC Advisory Group – Joins with European Societies to Oppose EDC Criteria

During the past three years, the Endocrine Society has worked to expand its global advocacy concerning endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). The Society has become a recognized leader in advocating for policies and regulatory strategies for EDCs that reflect the latest endocrine science and incorporate principles of endocrinology. EDCs are chemicals that interfere with the normal function...
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Healthcare Reform’s Tug of War

EN0617_cover-small When the U.S. House of Representatives passed health reform legislation in yet another attempt to repeal Obamacare, there were more questions than answers. Endocrine News examines the new bill to let you know what’s in it, what’s not, what’s at stake, where the Endocrine Society stands, and what’s next for you and your patients. On...
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Endocrine Society Opposes Trump’s Budget Cuts to Public Health, Research

The Endocrine Society warned that the president’s proposal to slash $7.16 billion, or more than a fifth, of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) budget, and $1.2 billion from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would hinder progress toward needed medical treatments and advances in public health and disease prevention. President Trump released...
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Congress Passes FY 2017 Funding with $2 Billion NIH Increase

By April 27, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed legislation to keep the government funded through September 30, 2017 and it included a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This was one of the Endocrine Society’s top advocacy priorities as grant funding for our member researchers was...
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Urge Your Congressman to Vote No on Stripping Pre-existing Condition Protections

Join the Endocrine Society in advocating to protect people with pre-existing conditions and the millions who stand to lose their healthcare coverage. Republicans in the House of Representatives continue to work to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. They have proposed changes that would make their flawed...