Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Advocacy Does Matter

About four or five years ago, when the first concept of a grassroots effort that eventually became IBS Impact in 2010 was taking shape and various people were discussing if advocacy and awareness by people with IBS could succeed, even IBSers who were initially interested would often ask questions like, “What is IBS advocacy anyway?” …

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Representatives Price of North Carolina and Shea-Porter of New Hampshire Co-Sponsor HR 842 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

UPDATE: 06/13/2015: HR 842 did not pass, but a similar bill, HR 2311, is currently in the House of Representatives for 2015-2016. Please click on the HR 2311 sub-category on the right sidebar of this blog to see the relevant posts. According to THOMAS, the Library of Congress legislative database, and IFFGD/the Digestive Health¬†Alliance, Representatives …

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Online Clinic for Bladder, Bowel and Digestive Health Available July 16-22, 2014

TalkHealth, a social media community in the United Kingdom that provides health information and online forums, and “online clinics” where participants can ask questions of health experts and organizations for a given category of conditions, has announced that the July 16- 22, 2014 topic will be the bowel, bladder and digestive health. TalkHealth is presenting …

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Representative Neal of Massachusetts Co-Sponsors HR 842 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

UPDATE: 06/13/2015: HR 842 did not pass, but a similar bill, HR 2311, is currently in the House of Representatives for 2015-2016. Please click on the HR 2311 sub-category on the right sidebar of this blog to see the relevant posts. According to THOMAS, the Library of Congress legislative database, and IFFGD/the Digestive Health¬†Alliance, Representative …

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