At the first 21st Century Cures roundtable in May 2014, Margaret Anderson, the Executive Director of Faster Cures, quantified the vastness of our challenge with the fact that there are 10,000 known diseases, 7,000 of which are rare, but cures or treatments for only 500 of them. H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, seeks to help bridge that gap and provide the tools and resources necessary to encourage and unleash the next generation of health innovation.
What You Need to Know About the CBO’s 20-Page Analysis of the 21st Century Cures Act
National Down Syndrome Society’s Tiniest Advocate Needs #Cures2015 From the start, patients have been the inspiration, motivation, and strongest supporters of #Cures2015. The 21st Century Cures Act seeks to strengthen and modernize our health care system to help generate more cures and therapies for more patients.
Joint Hearing TOMORROW to Examine the Rule The Environmental Protection Agency has rolled out yet another regulation that puts good paying jobs at risk – a proposal some predict will be EPA’s costliest EVER. The EPA is considering revising the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground level ozone even though the most recent standard, set in 2008, has yet to be fully implemented.
Leukemia Lymphoma Society Advocates Share Their #CuresIn4Words
The Flood of Support for #Cures2015 Continues