Category: Prevention (Page 8)

July 13, 2015

Adam Pick Launches New Campaign about Heart Valve Disease

We have partnered with Adam Pick, a nationally known advocate for valve disease awareness and founder of HeartValveSurgery.com, to tell the stories of patients: Linda Kincaid and Nina Bamford.
June 22, 2015

Letter to Senate Finance Committee Regarding Multiple Chronic Condition Legislation

This is a letter from the Alliance to the Senate Finance Committee applauding its "commitment to improving care for people living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and appreciate the opportunity to assist the Senate Finance Committee in developing comprehensive MCC legislation."
June 18, 2015

HROTW: Safe Medication Infographic

Our Health Resource of the Week puts the focus on medication safety and kids.
June 16, 2015

Four Ways This New Website Educates about Heart Valve Disease

We've launched a new website aimed at educating about heart valve disease, a condition affecting more than five million Americans.
June 2, 2015

Alliance Joins White House Effort to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Today the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship was held in Washington, D.C., to “bring together key human and animal health stakeholders who are eager to take positive action to improve antibiotic use and prescribing in the U.S.” 
May 21, 2015

Alliance Launches The Silver Book®: Cancer with Capitol Hill Briefing

Today the Alliance debuted its 10th volume in its Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation series. 
May 18, 2015

Letter to DeGette and Upton on 21st Century Cures Bill

This letter is from the Alliance to Rep. Fred Upton and Rep. Diana DeGette applauding their work around the 21st Century Cures bill.
April 29, 2015

Letter on Funding for NHSN, Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, and AMD Initiative

This letter to Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Barbara Mikulski,  Rep. Harold Rogers, and Rep. Nita Lowey from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, requests "$32 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Prevention Epicenters Program; $264 million for CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; and ask for your continued support of the Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Initiative at $30 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. " 
April 27, 2015

Pocket Film Gives Intro to Sepsis in Older Adults

 The Alliance offers a short "pocket film" on how to recognize the signs of sepsis and how you can take action.
March 27, 2015

FY16 AFib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.