During pandemic, nation’s top public health organizations urge patients to get flu vaccinations to prevent serious health risks, reduce burden on hospitals

DALLAS, October 14, 2020 – As the nation continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, leading national public health organizations warn that this year’s influenza (flu) season amid the pandemic may pose a looming double threat for the health of……

Breaking! Columbia Sportswear Becomes The Latest Brand To Ban Alpaca Fleece, Let’s Urge Anthropologie To Do The Same

After viewing a first-of-its-kind PETA exposé revealing that crying alpacas are roughly shorn, cut open, and left bleeding from deep wounds, Columbia Sportswear, one of the largest outdoor apparel and footwear companies in the world, has banned alpaca fleece across all…

Take Action Today For American Circus Animals, Urge Your Senators To Support The Traveling Exotic Animal & Public Safety Protection Act

Today is an important Day of Action For American Circus Animals, raising awareness for those that have endured a life of captivity for entertainment and that urgently need your help. Animal Defenders International is asking everyone across the country to contact…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

Patient groups urge full appellate court review on short term health insurance rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 31, 2020 — Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions submitted an amicus brief today urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the… Advisories & Comments – American Heart Association SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN:…

Patient groups urge full appellate court review on short term health insurance rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 31, 2020 — Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions submitted an amicus brief today urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the… Advisories & Comments – American Heart Association SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN:…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

American Heart Association and American Medical Association urge broader adoption of self-measured blood pressure monitoring

Statement Highlights: Self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring at home or in a non-clinic setting is an evidence-based approach for hypertension diagnosis and treatment. Adding SMBP monitoring to BP measurement in the office is cost-effective… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

American Heart Association and American Medical Association urge broader adoption of self-measured blood pressure monitoring

Statement Highlights: Self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring at home or in a non-clinic setting is an evidence-based approach for hypertension diagnosis and treatment. Adding SMBP monitoring to BP measurement in the office is cost-effective… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

28 Patient and consumer groups urge the administration to implement a special enrollment period for Healthcare.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2020 – 28 patient and consumer groups representing millions of people nationwide with pre-existing health conditions issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision not to initiate a special enrollment… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

Urge Murray County Sheriff’s Department In Georgia To Investigate Koch Foods For Abandoning Thousands Of Chickens To Perish After A Tornado Hit In April

Photos from In Defense of Animals Animal advocates are calling for an investigation into Georgia’s already-troubled chicken factory farming industry over the needless deaths of thousands of chickens. Koch Foods, a billion-dollar corporation with chicken factories in Georgia reportedly abandoned thousands…