Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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Apr 25, 2020, 18:45 ET Trump Administration's Plan to Exclude Assisted Living from PPE Shipment is a Mistake

While we appreciate the efforts of the Administration to ensure nursing homes will receive the PPE they need to continue the fight against COVID-19,...


Apr 24, 2020, 20:08 ET Pennsylvania Association of Realtors? Urges PA House to Pass House Bill 2412

The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors? urges the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to pass House Bill 2412 (Polinchock, R-Bucks), which would...


Apr 24, 2020, 19:00 ET UV Industry Associations Discourage the Use of UV Light on the Human Body to Disinfect Against the Coronavirus

Recent reports suggest that ultraviolet (UV) light can be used on the human body to disinfect against the coronavirus. The International Ultraviolet...


Apr 24, 2020, 17:39 ET USW Supports Latest COVID Aid, Calls for Continued Bipartisan Action

The United Steelworkers (USW) today called the bipartisan passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act another...


Apr 24, 2020, 17:26 ET New Electric Vehicle Ordinance Makes Chicago National Leader

Chicago on Friday joined a small circle of U.S. cities that are pioneering policies to prepare for the projected growth in electric vehicles (EVs),...


Apr 24, 2020, 13:00 ET Lt. Col. Allen West Calls for Dennis Bonnen's Removal Again

Lt. Col. Allen West is again calling for Dennis Bonnen's removal as Speaker of the Texas State House. Bonnen's true character was revealed last year...


Apr 24, 2020, 12:16 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Distribute 530 KN95 Masks to Colleagues on Saturday, April 25 as Nurses Face Ongoing Protection Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic

The need for increased protection for staff on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at Berkshire Medical Center has prompted nurses represented...


Apr 24, 2020, 11:04 ET Announcing Health Freedom Summit 2020: A Grassroots Response to COVID Crisis

Alana Newman and Stephanie Lind are two unlikely candidates to host the nation's largest Natural Health gathering in response to COVID-19, but have...


Apr 24, 2020, 10:14 ET COVID-19 And Beyond: How FDA Commissioner Hahn Can Immediately Speed-Up Medical Discovery With A Simple Stroke Of His Pen By Creating A Two-Tier System

Congress made welcomed legislative attempts in the past to increase medical discovery such as enacting the Orphan Drug and Translational Research...


Apr 23, 2020, 19:49 ET PIA National Praises House Passage of Bill to Add Funds to CARES Act Programs

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) praised today's passage of H.R. 266 by a vote of 388-5. The legislation...


Apr 23, 2020, 19:45 ET Federal Funds May Not Reach Medically Underserved Affected by COVID-19, Reports NACHC

Congress has passed a $483 billion package that promises to bring some relief to providers and boost testing on the frontlines of COVID-19. Even as...


Apr 23, 2020, 18:31 ET AACC Commends Congress for Including Funding for Testing Improvements in the Latest Coronavirus Relief Package

Statement attributable to: Carmen L. Wiley, PhD President, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC applauds the U.S. Senate and House of...


Apr 23, 2020, 17:03 ET Nation's Mayors Determined to Secure Federal Aid Needed to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the absence of fiscal assistance for local...


Apr 23, 2020, 17:00 ET Fertility Providers Alliance Issues Comprehensive Tool Kit Designed to Help Fertility Practices Navigate Care in a COVID-19 World

As fertility practices begin to reopen their doors, the Fertility Providers Alliance (FPA), an industry organization that represents more than 450...


Apr 23, 2020, 16:03 ET Health Coalition on Liability and Access Announces 2020 Board of Directors, Executive Committee

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today announced the organization's Board of Directors and Executive Committee members for 2020,...


Apr 23, 2020, 14:42 ET FAIR: Coronavirus Crushes American Workers, Trump Allows Cheap Foreign Labor to Continue Taking U.S. Jobs

In a letter to President Trump today, the nation's leading immigration cutback advocacy group demanded to know why his Administration was exempting...


Apr 23, 2020, 13:00 ET A evolu??o da terapia gênica no tratamento de doen?as raras - Por Guilherme Baldo

Com mais de 50 anos de história, a terapia gênica já é uma realidade possível.1 Alvo de centenas de estudos espalhados pelo mundo, incluindo o...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:32 ET Teamsters Survey Reveals Health Care Worker Concerns With PPE, Lack Of Information From Management

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has spread and intensified across the United States in the last few weeks, hospital workers say that they are still...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:32 ET Artur Shioji Ferradosa explica por que ocorrem dores ao praticar exercícios

Uma pergunta frequente entre as pessoas que praticam atividades físicas é: o exercício físico pode causar dor em pessoas saudáveis? Para responder...


Apr 23, 2020, 10:57 ET CED Calls for Smart Regulation to Prepare for a Post-COVID-19 Economy

During the COVID-19 crisis, the American public's awareness of the direct linkage between regulation and both public safety and the economy has been...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:52 ET AARP Pennsylvania Calls for Transparency about Spread of Coronavirus and Prevention in Nursing Homes

AARP Pennsylvania issued the following statement today in response to the state's efforts to control the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes and...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:27 ET FlattenToZero.org Details an Innovative Approach to End the COVID-19 Pandemic in Thirty Days

Today, the Daily Wellness Company launched FlattenToZero.org, a public service campaign to help end the COVID-19 pandemic decisively. The...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:00 ET New Study Offers Promising Results of the Patient Notification Act in the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic

A new study has found that the Patient Notification Act, a New Jersey law that requires medical practitioners to discuss the addictive potential of...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:38 ET Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore Endorses Alex Wan in Georgia House District 57 Race

Former Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, a long-time Morningside homeowner and civic leader, has been endorsed by Atlanta City Council President...


Apr 22, 2020, 21:21 ET New Pennsylvania Legislation Would Help Pave the Way for Security Deposit Elimination

LeaseLock, the only provider of a nationwide A-rated lease insurance program that totally eliminates security deposits, surety bonds and guarantors...