November

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Senate begins health reform debate, women plan protest

As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.

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Clergy deliver prayers to Sen. Joe Lieberman

An interfaith group of clergy and supporters rallied at Sen. Joe Lieberman's Hartford office Tuesday to present hundreds of personal prayers in support of health care reform.

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New mammogram guidelines: What’s a woman to do?

New guidelines have turned life upside down for women used to having a mammogram and breast examination every year starting at age 40, and doing monthly self-examinations.

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States reap benefits with health reform

Blanche Lincoln and Joe Lieberman took center stage in the health care debate this past week.

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CT NAACP calls on Lieberman to support health bill

A Connecticut delegation of civil rights groups met with Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff yesterday to urge the Senator to support comprehensive health care reform.

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Senate to move forward on health reform debate

Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.

Paid sick days called key to slowing swine flu

Unions, family advocates and health professionals are pressing Congress to pass emergency paid sick days legislation so workers can stay home if they get sick.

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Coal poses major health threat, physicians group warns

Coal plays a role in four of the top five causes of death in the U.S. - heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory diseases - says a report by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

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Health care reform equals jobs, small business owners say

CHICAGO - Hundreds of health care reform advocates, union leaders and small business owners rallied outside the Renaissance Hotel here Nov. 17, while America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) held its national Fall Forum inside.

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Health care vigil calls on Lieberman’s conscience

Over 500 Connecticut supporters of health care with a strong public option gathered in front of Sen. Joseph Lieberman's home for an interfaith prayer vigil Sunday.

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