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Where Do the Candidates Stand on Research to Improve Health?

Mary Woolley | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Mary Woolley

Candidates running for national office never miss an opportunity to share their solutions on the many problems facing our country with voters. From te...

Promising Research Can't Stall for Lack of Funding

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

Cancer, Alzheimer's, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and painful, chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease will only be overcome if we, as a nation, have the will and commitment to once again make funding the type of essential research that led to the eradication of polio in the U.S. such a high national priority.

The More We Invest in Medical Research Now, the More Lives We Save, Improve for Generations

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Federal funding for medical research is trending down -- way down. And this is happening at a time when technology and innovation are trending up, which means we could be missing out on so many lifesaving and life-changing advancements.

A Hidden Prescription for Jobs: Global health R&D

John Edward Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
John Edward Porter

Global health research and development is not only in the health interest of Illinoisans -- it has also become a hidden engine for new jobs and economic growth.

The Passing of a Hero for Tuberculosis

Carole Mitnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carole Mitnick

A man credited with saving tens of millions of lives died earlier this month in virtual obscurity. Just a few newspapers recorded his passing. But for some of us, Sir John Crofton was a hero.