Promote Prostate Health in At-Risk Populations

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States.  For the millions of men who are at-risk of developing this cancer, an early diagnosis
of the disease can be the difference between life and death.  For those diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer, the survival rate is nearly 100 percent, but it is only 30 percent for late-stage prostate cancer.

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Keep Our Genes Private: Support the Genetic Information Privacy Act of 2019

Whether it is to learn more about their ancestry or their predisposition to disease, every day, U.S. citizens send their genetic information to testing services. 
But many U.S. citizens are unaware of what happens to their genetic information after they send it in.  Services that conduct genetic tests on consumers receive a wealth of genetic information that includes both intimate and personally identifiable information. 
These services are then able to sell their consumers’ data to third parties without their consent.

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Cosponsor the Insulin Access for All Act

Access to insulin can improve — and even save — countless lives.  That’s why in 1921, the scientists who isolated insulin sold the patent for this procedure to the University
of Toronto for $3, and for decades, insulin was affordable for those who relied on it.

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Meet the Neighbors! Support the United States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act

While considerable progress has been made toward normalizing relations with Cuba, under the current administration we have taken step backwards such as reimposing restrictions
on trade and travel with Cuba.  Measures such as these hurt American citizens, workers, and industries.  I believe that we need to move forward, not backward, and work to create a more cooperative future with Cuba.

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Promote Diabetes Prevention Through a Postal Stamp

More than 100 million adults suffer from diabetes or prediabetes across the country.  For the millions of Americans at risk of developing diabetes, access to healthier food and
regular exercise can reduce the incidence of diabetes in high-risk individuals by as much as 58 percent.  These preventive measures can decrease the risk of not only type 2 diabetes, but also the chances of heart and kidney disease.

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Promote Prostate Health in At-Risk Populations

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States.  For the millions of men who are at-risk of developing this cancer, an early diagnosis of the disease can be the difference between life and death.  For those diagnosed
with early-stage prostate cancer, the survival rate is nearly 100 percent, but it is only 30 percent for late-stage prostate cancer.

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Meet the Neighbors! Support the United States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act

While considerable progress has been made toward normalizing relations with Cuba, under the current administration we have taken step backwards such as reimposing restrictions
on trade and travel with Cuba.  Measures such as these hurt American citizens, workers, and industries.  I believe that we need to move forward, not backward, and work to create a more cooperative future with Cuba.

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