Campaign for Cures

The Campaign for Cures Election 2016 blog features news, analysis, commentary and data about the presidential candidates and congressional races in key states on issues relevant to medical progress. Janice Lloyd, former USA Today senior editor and health reporter, manages The Campaign for Cures blog. You can reach Janice at campaignforcures@gmail.com.  Follow Campaign for Cures, a national voter education initiative, on Twitter and Facebook and visit www.campaignforcures.org

Some political candidates really do get it regarding the need to advance medical research and innovation, whether it’s because a new medicine has helped in their own fight against cancer, or they...
On the third night of our trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro in December 2012, I sat shivering atop my waterlogged sleeping bag. Metronomic swaying accompanied a persistent churning of my stomach. What did I...
As we wrote after the Republican National Convention, the next 100 days leading up to the election will more clearly define the presidential candidates’ positions on ensuring medical progress than...
Speaker after speaker at the Democratic National Convention has urged stopping the string of mass shootings and championing new gun restrictions. From the African American mothers who have lost sons...
(Editor’s note: Last week, the blog looked at Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s support for bioscience industry and his fight against chronic diseases.) U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), a...
During the opening day of Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, one of the first speakers addresses the growing epidemic of opioid abuse and a nationwide need for better treatment. Pam...

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Presidential Candidates Should Participate in Debate on Science

 
Source: A Research!America and ScienceDebate.org poll of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics in September 2015.

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Anna Briseno
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