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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
National Minority Health Month April 23, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"HIV and AIDS, which are especially prevalent in low-income neighborhoods with widespread drug use, continue to devastate minorities across the country. African American women are 23 times more likely to have AIDS than their white counterparts and Hispanic women are four times more likely to be infected. In Maryland, African Americans are diagnosed with HIV at more than 10 times the rate of white Marylanders."
The State Of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month April 13, 2015
Robin Kelly, D-IL
"Blacks diagnosed with HIV are less likely than any other groups to be linked to care, retained in care, receive treatment, and achieve adequate viral suppression;"
Senate Resolution 74—Declaring That Achieving The Primary Goal Of The National Plan To Address Alzheimer’S Disease Of The Department Of Health And Human Services To Prevent And Effectively Treat… February 12, 2015
Susan Collins, R-ME
"Surely we can do more for Alzheimer’s given the tremendous human and economic price of this devastating disease. Investments in research for other diseases have yielded tremendous results. We see that with cancer, with HIV/AIDS. Patients have access to new treatments, and death rates for some of these diseases are decreasing. At the same time, mortality due to Alzheimer’s is escalating."
Celebrating The Life Of Edna Flores-Lagunte February 10, 2015
Xavier Becerra, D-CA
"Not only was she well-known among event organizers and fellow cyclists, she was a beloved individual. Edna was genuine, enthusiastic, compassionate, and full of life. Her strong dedication to serving the needs of individuals with HIV/AIDS and raising awareness was truly outstanding and serves as an example for all of us."
Funding Alzheimer’S Research February 10, 2015
John Garamendi, D-CA
"With HIV/AIDS, just under $3 billion spent annually in 2014, and again we are seeing HIV/AIDS an incredible success story. Still with us, but nonetheless, we have seen death from HIV/AIDS decline by 42 percent as we have invested $3 billion over the years; in 2014, $3 billion, and a little less in the previous years."

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