Monday, October 29, 2012

CALL TO ACTION: Ask Your Senators to Support Senate Bill S.3396 for CDH Research

Sen. Sessions joined with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) to introduce legislation this summer to raise public awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and place a greater emphasis on medical research to diagnose and treat the disease. Sessions’... grandson, Jim Beau, is a CDH survivor:

"I am honored to introduce this bill today, and am grateful for Senator Cardin’s support. This is a critical issue and early detection and awareness make a dramatic impact in the survival rate. However, more research is needed and this legislation asks the National Institutes of Health to determine whether a greater emphasis can be placed on CDH research within its existing budget."
CHERUBS is so proud to be a part of this historic event, the first step to real help to save the lives of babies born with CDH. 
On July 18, 2012 Senator Jefferson Sessions (R-AL) formally introduced the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Bill, co-sponsored by Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD).

Please ask your Congressmen to support Senate Bill S.3396
  1. Download Letter (DOC or PDF format) to Send To Your Senator / Congressman. Instructions and mailing addresses included.
  2. Include The CDH Research Bill and a photo of your cherub
  3. Sign the CDH Research Bill petition and ask others to sign as well!

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