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National polling from @TXMedCenter and @HealthPolicyTMC shows that 82% of Americans support preventing the sale of all tobacco products to people under the age of 21. #Tobacco21 #mcconnell https://t.co/jTaxMkwzz2

2 days ago
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Struggling to make sense of all the competing proposals for reforming our nation's health care system? We'll help you sort it all out. Join us in Houston tonight, April 16, at the Texas Medical Center for a special, interactive conversation.

5 days ago
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Struggling to make sense of all the competing proposals for reforming our nation's health care system? We'll help you sort it all out. Join us in Houston TONIGHT at the @TXMedCenter for a special, interactive conversation. More info at https://t.co/ytGtBaLwoK https://t.co/vDzhLaMRcM

5 days ago
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Our latest interview with @jenny_deam of the @HoustonChron: "How people get health insurance —whether it’s public or private or through your employer— is up for debate. What is not for debate is that everybody has got to have health insurance https://t.co/gk9Gx46L6D @TXMedCenter https://t.co/HCMPbIXdDj

6 days ago
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In our interview with Jenny Deam of the Houston Chronicle, we explain why "single safety net" health care coverage seems like it's inevitable in the U.S. "The eventual goal is just like every other country in the world," said Dr. Tim Garson of the Texas Medical Center. "Everybody has that basic level of care. We’re the only people in the world who don’t have that."

6 days ago
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1) Pay doctors a salary. 2) Allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices 3) Empower patients to help themselves Read more in our latest piece for USA TODAY Opinion.

1 week ago
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It's unlikely Medicare for All will become law any time soon. So let's instead focus on ways we can start fixing health care right now: Our latest op-ed in @usatodayopinion https://t.co/h4sLjTHzjl https://t.co/NuKSbdU1O2

1 week ago
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Confused by all the different Medicare for All proposals? Join us April 16 at the @TXMedCenter for a free discussion about the past, present and future of health reform. https://t.co/FoPkBGen1n https://t.co/eGDn8vEZCD

1 week ago
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Maryland lawmakers just voted to raise the legal smoking age to 21. Read the op-ed we wrote earlier this year with @BCMEthics @bcmhouston about the importance of #Tobacco21 https://t.co/xv96EnO0fu https://t.co/0yUxc8Jkz9

2 weeks ago
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Despite the uncertainty around the ACA, a new report from @Health4Texas finds that more than 1 million Texans signed up for Obamacare in 2019 https://t.co/Ji5Gp1xgLO https://t.co/8ic0GeQe0I

3 weeks ago
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If you have questions for our panel about ways to fight obesity and encourage healthy eating, tweet them to us using hashtag #TMCHealthyEating https://t.co/CkaQw7Ny7g

2 months ago
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Great turnout tonight at our #TMCHealthyEating event. We are discussing ways of making healthy food choices (and tasting great, healthy food from @ThirdCoastHOU) https://t.co/VaplDsGjcv

2 months ago
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Don't let the dreary weather deter you. Join us at 5:30 pm tonight to discuss the @TXMedCenter's Healthy Eating Initiatives, our effort to promote healthy food choices in our own backyard -- and beyond. Free registration at https://t.co/lILNBQB7jf #TMChealthyeating https://t.co/bLMtk69eiB

2 months ago
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"Medicare for All" will be a hotly-debated topic among Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination. But, what, exactly does Medicare for All mean? That depends on who you ask. Explore 10 different versions of the proposal via @UpshotNYT https://t.co/QRXipqDhBW https://t.co/bzf5n5knXi

2 months ago
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ICYMI: Our director Dr. Tim Garson spoke with @HoustonMatters on @HoustonPubMedia, where he proposed creative ways to address the looming doctor shortage facing Texas https://t.co/JnlzIYeBAH https://t.co/xhWxrBsHtU

2 months ago