Cosponsor Resolution for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

We urge you to join us in recognizing September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month by cosponsoring our resolution. This year, in the United States, there will be approximately 22,240 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed and, sadly 14,070 women will
die of ovarian cancer. A quarter of women die within one year of diagnosis, and more than fifty percent will pass away within five years of diagnosis.

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Influenza and Infants Briefing: Immunization for Resilient Populations

As the flu season approaches, please join the Baby Caucus at a briefing to explore barriers to immunization and evidence-based solutions for healthcare workers and policy makers.  Since there is no approved vaccine for babies under 6 months
of age, it is an imperative that pregnant mothers, older siblings, and adults reduce the risk of transmission through timely immunization. This briefing examines the role that targeted community outreach, healthcare policy, and advances in biomedical treatment
play in mitigating the threat this communicable disease presents to pediatric patients and infants of color.

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Cosponsor Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act (H.R. 5965)

One in eight couples experience difficulty getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Despite the prevalence of infertility and its recognition as a disease by several medical organizations, coverage
for infertility treatment and services is limited. 

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