- Kathleen SebeliusSecretary Dept of Health and Human Services
- Super Committee 12Congress
Preserve NIH funding for incurable lung diseases such as asthma.
Lung disease and asthma in particular has reached epidemic proportions in this country . 10% of those afflicted with asthma have an extrememly severe form of the disease which responds very poorly to conventional therapies and is responsible for the majority of healthcare costs associated with the disease. Continued research in this area and lung disease in general is crucial if we're ever able to develop better treatment approaches and stop the suffering that these disabling diseases cause.
- Secretary Dept of Health and Human Services
Super Committee 12
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Protect and preserve funding for the Severe Asthma Research
Asthma has reached epidemic proportions in this country and around the globe. 10% of those afflicted have a more severe form of the disease which responds very poorly to conventional treatment and is responsible for the majority of healthcare costs associated with this disease.
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