Become A Cosponsor of H.R. 2329 Law Enforcement Immersive Training Act of 2019

Trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve is essential. It makes citizens feel respected, officers feel supported, and allows communities to work together to fight crime and keep everyone safe. We see what happens when that trust is tested
or broken. The lack of standardized police training can lead to negative outcomes for officers and citizens alike.

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Cosponsor HR 3974: The Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

We have seen the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic firsthand in communities throughout our districts. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2017 an estimated 1.7 million Americans were fighting opioid addiction. Unfortunately,
abuse of these drugs often begins with a legal prescription. According to CRS, nearly all prescription drugs involved in overdoses are originally prescribed by a physician.

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Gluten in Medicine

According to the Mayo Clinic, the rate of celiac disease has almost quadrupled over the past 50 years. Celiac disease is a serious, genetic autoimmune disorder in which ingesting gluten causes damage to the villi of the small intestine. The only treatment
is the total elimination of gluten-containing products, including wheat, barley, and rye sources. For some, failure to avoid these can lead to life-threatening complications. Currently, this is nearly impossible to determine the presence of gluten in prescription
medicine.

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Healthy Start Reauthorization

According to the CDC, for every 1,000 live births in the United States, nearly six babies will not live to see their first birthday. Sadly, these numbers are twice as high for black infants. This is unacceptable.

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Gluten in Medicine

According to the Mayo Clinic, the rate of celiac disease has almost quadrupled over the past 50 years. Celiac disease is a serious, genetic autoimmune disorder in which ingesting gluten causes damage to the villi of the small intestine. The only treatment
is the total elimination of gluten-containing products, including wheat, barley, and rye sources. For some, failure to avoid these can lead to life-threatening complications. Currently, this is nearly impossible to determine the presence of gluten in prescription
medicine.

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Gluten in Medicine

According to the Mayo Clinic, the rate of celiac disease has almost quadrupled over the past 50 years. Celiac disease is a serious, genetic autoimmune disorder in which ingesting gluten causes damage to the villi of the small intestine. The only treatment
is the total elimination of gluten-containing products, including wheat, barley, and rye sources. For some, failure to avoid these can lead to life-threatening complications. Currently, this is nearly impossible to determine the presence of gluten in prescription
medicine.

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Gluten in Medicine

According to the Mayo Clinic, the rate of celiac disease has almost quadrupled over the past 50 years. Celiac disease is a serious, genetic autoimmune disorder in which ingesting gluten causes damage to the villi of the small intestine. The only treatment
is the total elimination of gluten-containing products, including wheat, barley, and rye sources. For some, failure to avoid these can lead to life-threatening complications. Currently, this is nearly impossible to determine the presence of gluten in prescription
medicine.

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Improve Nutrition Education in Medical Schools

There is no doubt that healthcare spending in the United States continues to rise around the nation. Cardiovascular disease cost Americans $555 billion in 2016, and costs from chronic disease treatment account for over 75 percent of total national health
spending. Many chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and stroke are linked to dietary and lifestyle choices. Raising awareness and increasing nutrition and physical activity education can help improve many American’s diets and help reduce these risks
of these chronic diseases.

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