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Monthly Archives: February 2012

02.22.12

Prevention Politics—Congress Reduces Funding for Health Prevention Fund

By Kelli K. Garcia

On Feb. 17th, in an extremely shortsighted move, Congress voted to cut $5 billion from the Affordable Care Act’s health prevention fund to offset the cost of delaying (by 10-months) scheduled cuts to Medicare physician payments, known colloquially as the “doc fix.”  This represents a one-third reduction in the fund’s current budget.  The prevention fund, […]

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02.06.12

A Call for U.N. Accountability for Cholera in Post-Earthquake Haiti – Part IV: Capitol Hill Considers Future of Cholera in Haiti

By O’Neill Institute

In response to the second anniversary of Haiti’s January 12, 2010 earthquake, this post is the fourth and final in a four-part series examining the implications of ongoing efforts to establish U.N. accountability for allegedly causing Haiti’s deadly cholera epidemic in the months following the events of January 12, 2010. This post was authored by […]

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