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[teacherartexchange] Fwd: Mastectomy Bill in Congress-Read this!

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From: Denise Deaton (madaboutmatisse_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 20 2005 - 09:39:20 PDT


>
>
> Mastectomy Bill in Congress
> It takes 2 seconds to do this and is very
> important...please take the time
> and do it really quick!
>
> Breast Cancer Hospitalization Bill - Important
> legislation for all women.
>
> Please send this to everyone in your address book.
> If there was ever a time
> when our voices and choices should be heard, this is
> one of those times. If
> you are receiving this it's because I think you will
> take the 30 seconds to
> go and vote on this issue and send it on to others
> you know who will do the
> same.
>
> There's a bill called the Breast Cancer Patient
> Protection Act which will
> require insurance companies to cover a minimum
> 48-hour hospital stay for
> patients undergoing a mastectomy. It's about
> eliminating the "drive-through
> mastectomy" where women are forced to go home hours
> after surgery against
> the wishes of their doctor, still groggy from
> anesthesia and sometimes with
> drainage tubes still attached.
>
> Lifetime Television has put this bill on their web
> page with a petition
> drive to show your support. Last year over half the
> House signed on.
>
> PLEASE!! Sign the petition by clicking on the web
> site below. You need not
> give more than your name and zip code number.
>
> <
>
<http://www.lifetimetv.com/health/breast_mastectomy_pledge.html>
>
http://www.lifetimetv.com/health/breast_mastectomy_pledge.html>
>
> This takes about 2 seconds. PLEASE PASS THIS ON to
> your friends and family.
> THANKS
>
>
>
>
>
>
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