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Dec 10, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Examining FDA’s Role in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Food Ingredients.”
Dec 9, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Setting Fiscal Priorities.”  
Dec 3, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “The Future of the Children's Health Insurance Program.”
Dec 3, 2014
Press Release
In formal responses to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Senate Finance Committee, governors from 39 states expressed support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and urged Congress to extend the program, noting the role the program plays in providing affordable and comprehensive coverage to children.
Dec 1, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement regarding World AIDS Day: "I have been working on HIV and AIDS for a very long time now—from before the disease had a name.  We have come a long way since then.  We have a sophisticated understanding of this disease and how to reduce the risk of transmission.  We have treatments that keep people alive...
Nov 26, 2014
Bill
On March 12, 2013, Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. and Rep. Tom Rooney introduced bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1098, the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act.  H.R. 1098 reauthorizes traumatic brain injury (TBI) surveillance activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and extends an interagency program for basic and clinical trauma research led by the National Institutes...
Nov 26, 2014
Bill
On March 13, 2014, Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) introduced H.R. 4250, the Sunscreen Innovation Act.  H.R. 4250 sets up a system under which sunscreens that have been marketed continuously for at least five years in the United States or elsewhere, and that meet certain other conditions, would be eligible for review by an FDA advisory committee.  After the...
Nov 24, 2014
Press Release
On November 20, 2014, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article by Lawrence O. Gostin, JD; Henry A. Waxman, JD; William Foege, MD, MPH, on the Ebola epidemic and the need for a strong public health system here and abroad.
Nov 19, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Examining Medical Product Development in the Wake of the Ebola Epidemic.”  
Nov 18, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Update on the U.S. Public Health Response to the Ebola Outbreak.”