Monthly Archives: July, 2015

A Quarter-Century of the Americans With Disabilities Act and What It Means for IBS.

Today is the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) into United States law by then-U.S. President George H.W. Bush. The ADA is a broad civil rights law guaranteeing certain forms of legal equality and access to people with all types of disabilities and potentially disabling chronic medical …

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Virtual Advocacy Day for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Is Tuesday, July 21, 2015

IFFGD/the Digestive Health Alliance has scheduled its annual event, Virtual Advocacy Day (known in past years as Congressional Call-In Day), in support of HR 2311, the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015 for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Currently, HR 2311 is officially supported by 3 members of the U.S. House …

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Representative Lofgren of California Co-Sponsors HR 2311 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

According to IFFGD/the Digestive Health¬†Alliance and the official Congressional legislative database Congress.gov, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) has recently signed on as a co-sponsor to the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015. Representative Lofgren is now serving her eleventh term in Congress. She represents California’s 19th District, which encompasses parts of Santa …

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Online Clinic for Bladder, Bowel and Digestive Health Available July 6-10, 2015

TalkHealth, a social media community in the United Kingdom that provides health information and online forums, and monthly “online clinics” where participants can ask questions of health experts and organizations for a given category of conditions, is currently conducting its annual Bladder, Bowel and Digestive Health Clinic. TalkHealth is presenting this month’s clinic in cooperation …

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