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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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To the People Who Think My Chronic Illness Makes Me Weak

To those who think my illness makes me weak:

By Colleen Beener   (http://themighty.com/2015/11/to-the-people-who-think-my-chronic-illness-makes-me-weak/

I see the way I’m looked at these days. Some of you look at me with pity, others with curiosity and still others with disdain.  486 more words

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Nominate G-PACT!

Let me share with you who the folks at WEGO Health are:

“We are WEGO Health — a network of over 100,000 of the most influential members of the online health community. 352 more words

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Malnutrition Awareness Week 9/26 - 9/30/16

Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM
Date: September 26 – 30, 2016
Website: www.nutritioncare.org/maw
Contact Information: (301) 587-6315, info@nutritioncare.org

Join the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) September 26 – 30, 2016 for their fifth annual Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM. 209 more words

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Provisional Waiver Program Expanded

On July 29, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security published its final rule expanding the “provisional waiver” program beyond spouses to include adult children of US citizens as well as some employment categories. 306 more words

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Supreme Court deadlocks; DAPA challenge stands

In June, the Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 in a challenge to two programs the Obama Administration announced in November of 2014: Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) as well as an expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 244 more words

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