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This article from David Wilson of Itemlive.com introduces a young man named Andrew Billeveau. See the article where Andrew talks about his gastroparesis and how to raise money and awareness he took part in  87 more words

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Sustainability Story: Public Tree Ordinance

I am proud to be the co-sponsor of a Public Tree Ordinance, which was filed on Monday, December 5.  Councilwoman Cheri Bryant-Hamilton is the other co-sponsor.  512 more words

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Council Members Hollander and Hamilton introduce tree ordinance for consideration

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant-Hamilton (D-5) announced today that they have introduced an ordinance relating to Louisville Metro trees. 

Adoption of such an ordinance was the very first of 41 recommendations in the 2015 Louisville Urban Tree Canopy Assessment. 527 more words

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URGENT: 21st Century Cures Act needs your support RIGHT NOW

Patient Alert: In a much more rapid fashion than expected, the House of Representatives is currently voting on a final version of the 21st Century Cures Act. 201 more words

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Amitriptyline: A Sound Release

by Rita Griffin

Both constant and periodic vomiting and nausea plagued my son off and on for several years during high school. When he entered college in 2011, the frequency of stomach upsets increased. 866 more words

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The Domperidone Problem - The Goldwater Institute tells the story

Domperidone is a drug that has been used to treat patients with gastroparesis. It is not available by prescription in the United States, and while it was once able to be formulated in compounding pharmacies, that practice has been banned by the FDA. 112 more words

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The Right-To-Try legislation

Right To Try is a legislative effort to expand the ability of terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental medicines. It would prohibit the federal government, including the US Food and Drug Administration, from taking any action to prevent patient access to life saving treatments. 95 more words

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