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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s Proposed Budget Cuts Put Women at Risk

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Gov. Rauner recently shared his proposed budget that included drastic funding cuts to the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, to Medicaid and the complete elimination of Illinois Medicaid’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program. These cuts put women at risk.

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State Funding Boosts Stem Cell Research in California, Other States

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A new study analyzed stem cell funding programs in four states and found that in both California and Connecticut, state programs have contributed to an increase in the share of publications in the field produced in these states.

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Research Finds Little Public Support for Benefit Principle Taxation to Fund Roads

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Benefit principle taxes, such as a mileage tax, have the potential to replace fuel taxes and make up for falling revenues. But new Indiana University research shows that, at best, only one in three Americans believe roads should be financed with benefit-based taxes.

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Cost of Meeting Basic Needs Rising Faster Than Wages in Washington State

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The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Washington State 2014 report finds that the costs of meeting basic needs have far outstripped wages statewide, particularly for families.

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Suicide Prevention Requires Access to Effective, Evidence-Based Treatment, APA Member Tells Congress

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Suicide is preventable, but not all Americans have access to effective treatment and crisis intervention, a member of the American Psychological Association told a congressional panel Thursday.

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New Report Documents Devastating Impacts of Deep Cuts to Public Health

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As part of the Coalition for Health Funding (CHF), which represents more than 90 public health advocacy organizations, the Society released a new report documenting the dire consequences of Congress’s deep cuts to public health programs in recent years. “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s Health” illustrates how cuts in NIH funding for biomedical research have significantly impeded efforts to find cures and new therapies for endocrine diseases like diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, and thyroid cancer and cuts in the federal budget have adversely affected the public’s health and economy.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Calls on Congress to Stop Cuts to Public Health Funding

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as part of 90 public health advocacy organizations in the Coalition for Health Funding, released a new report today documenting the dire consequences of Congress’s deep cuts to public health programs in recent years.

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Federal Regulatory Spending Rises Most at Agencies Funded by Industry Fees

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While tight budgets are constraining regulatory spending at many federal agencies, those that garner funding from industry fees are using these revenue streams to fund substantial increases in regulatory programs and staffing, according to an annual report that examines the U.S. budget.

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Vergara Decision ‘Half-Baked’ Solution to California School Funding

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AACC to Examine Controversial New Law That Could Mean $2.5 Billion in Cuts to Medical Testing Over the Next 10 Years

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On May 7, AACC will host a webinar about the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, a new law signed by the president on April 1 that will make the most significant changes to medical test reimbursement that clinical laboratories have seen in 3 decades.