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July 30, 2008

The Honorable José E. SerranoU.S. House of Representatives2227 Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515-3216

Dear Mr. Serrano:

We, the undersigned organizations, are writing to express our sincere thanks and support for your efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS and hepatitis...

July 29, 2008

Recent news that scientists in Japan and the United States have converted skin cells into stem cells that are similar to human embryonic stem cells surprised the world. Drawing from information derived from human embryonic stem cells, these researchers found that they could reprogram certain...

July 1, 2008

The Rev. Steven Strane offered a "hairy" witness to his St. Timothy's, Danville congregation, by boycotting the barbershop during his three months sabbatical.

But then the effort grew -- and grew -- until lopping off a year's worth and an estimated 10 inches of locks translated into bald...

June 23, 2008

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Dear Representative,

 

 

As members of organizations concerned with faith, ethics, and commitment to the welfare of human kind, we ask your consideration of a bill to meet...

June 17, 2008

Over the past five years, the United States response to HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis has been its single-most effective foreign-aid program focused on fighting the roots of global poverty. The $15 billion dollar commitment proposed by President Bush and passed by Congress in 2003 has saved...

May 21, 2008

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a man known for speaking out about injustices from whatever side they come, and for his charismatic preaching peppered with heart-wrenching anecdotes. However, when he visited the United Nations in Geneva on May 20, he stressed the link between "faith and health."...

April 25, 2008

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is commemorating World Malaria Day April 25. This year’s theme, "a disease without borders," highlights the need for cross-border action and cooperation in malaria prevention efforts. Malaria, a parasitic disease carried by the anopheles mosquito, takes...

April 24, 2008

Here is a quick update on the legislation addressed in our alerts so far this spring.

Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 -- S. 1200 -- The first update of critical Indian Health Care in 16 years passed the Senate 83-10 in February and is awaiting consideration by the...

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