The Hill

June 6th , 2017
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The Hill: A public health revolution can reduce the growing cancer burden for the young

As national debate swirls about whether health plans should cover pre-existing conditions, we need to ask how we can reduce the demand for health care in the first place. Every administration since President Carter has recognized the undeniably high and continuing costs of dealing with lead in drinking water and the residues of the tobacco […]

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February 15th , 2017
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A True Moonshot on Cancer Requires a Cabinet-Level Cancer Czar

Forty-five years ago President Richard Nixon declared that “the time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned toward conquering cancer.”

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December 21st , 2016
cancer
Make America great — clean up the lead-poisoning of our inner cities

While speaking to a crowd in Canton, Ohio, earlier in the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump said, “It used to be cars were made in Flint, and you couldn’t drink the water in Mexico. Now, the cars are made in Mexico, and you can’t drink the water in Flint!”

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