|Next week, the House Appropriations
Subcommittee on Labor/Health & Human Services/Education (LHHS) will consider
FY 2011 funding for medical research at the National Institutes of Health
It is important to situate the
agency on a path of sustainable and predictable investment in biomedical
research. Congress needs to hear that message from you NOW.
only takes five minutes to ask your Members of Congress to support $37 billion
for NIH funding in fiscal year 2011.
contact your congress members. It's that simple!
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Sudden cardiac death is one of the top five
leading causes of death in young adults. SADS conditions are genetic arrhythmias
that lead to SCA in young adults. Most SCD in children is hereditary and most
cardiac arrhythmias and structural defects that may cause SCD in the young are
treatable, thus more research is needed to determine those at risk and save
The warning signs of SADS conditions
- Family history of unexpected,
unexplained sudden death in a young person;
- Fainting (syncope) or seizure during
exercise, excitement or startle;
Please contact 1-800-STOP SAD or www.StopSADS.org for
any questions about SADS conditions.
- Consistent or unusual chest pain
and/or shortness of breath during exercise
Please let us know if you contacted
your Representative by emailing Heidi or simply by replying to this email.
Thank you for taking the time to
support this meaningful issue. Together we can save lives and make a difference
Alice, Laura, Joanne, Heidi and Adrienne