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

The private sector is by far the largest U.S. funder of medical research and development, followed by the federal government. Private sector medical advances take many forms, including new treatments...
Editor's note: The Senate passed a compromise bill 92-2 to combat opioid and other drug additions that President Obama is expected to sign even though funding came up short. The item (below) was...
Vice President Joe Biden ratcheted up the fight against cancer Wednesday, saying speedier ways need to be found to deal with the second leading cause of death in the United States. Biden renewed...
The health emergency posed by the Zika virus is drawing markedly different responses from the presumptive presidential nominees. Hillary Clinton has called on Congress to grant President Obama's...
Cancer: it’s a disease that is never too far from anyone, but it isn’t something you’re entirely prepared for when it hits close to home. After the disease claimed my dad when I was a teenager, I was...
Will the 45th President of the United States support funding for medical research and keep the country on a path to discovering breakthroughs for treating cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s-- diseases...

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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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