Mr. Speaker our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies schools health care delivery and public safety all across the country.
It's been proven that fitting more activity into your day can greatly improve your health.
Smoking is the now the principal avoidable cause of premature death in Britain. It hits the worst off people hardest of all. Smoking is one of the principal causes of the health gap which leads to poorer people being ill more often and dying sooner.
Yoga is at the core of my health and wellness routine even if it's only for 10 to 15 minutes I find it helps me to re-center and to focus as well as improve my overall core strength.
Increased revenues meaning higher taxes will be a central element of any successful long-term budget plan and President Obama is right to insist that the wealthy - the slice of America that has come through the recession in by far the best financial health - should provide those funds.
I've declined every congressional benefit I could decline federal health insurance the retirement program the 403(b) program which I think is overly generous. I've got self-imposed term limits of six terms if I have the privilege to serve that long.
The highest-income Americans don't need tax-free health insurance mortgage interest deductions or deferred taxation on retirement funds.
Let's face it in America today we don't have a health care system we have a sick care system.
Now our job our duty our responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our citizens cannot be complete unless we guarantee health care security for our citizens.
The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state's sovereignty.
Well there are about 10 million children that aren't covered by health insurance. About 3 million qualify for Medicaid but don't get it so we're going to reach out and bring more of those kids into the Medicaid program.
To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health or the chief of police would close the synagogue.
The health care industry can play a great role in this by being aware of the fact that these children form perhaps the most neglected group of people in the country largely because it is hard to find them.
I am not obsessive about anything except my health.
I'm as obsessive with health as I was with destruction.
No one has the right to threaten the health education and well-being of children by involving them in illegal or inappropriate work.
You can never turn the clock back and since we're talking about mental health I would stress that.
My father was a member of the Teamsters Union in California where he helped to organize better health care for workers. My mother worked for more than 20 years on an assembly line.
I am all about health... and to me size is not what defines your health.
I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health.
The record business is dangerous to the health of bands and individuals which is something I'm just now learning. But it's not dangerous in any of the ways people think it's not that they try to make you compromise your art. That's not the problem.
Everyone knows that exercise can improve your health. Exercise is a key part of managing your weight and maintaining healthy hearts lungs and other bodily systems. But did you know that exercise can make you more productive? The latest research shows that a regular exercise routine can make you happier smarter and more energetic.
I think that some of our soldiers die in the battlefield and some come home to bad health and die prematurely just by the nature of the kind of business they're in.
If you believe that health care is a public good to be guaranteed by the state then a single-payer system is the next best alternative. Unfortunately it is fiscally unsustainable without rationing.
What we know from World War I is that some of our troops had acute symptoms of exposure to chemicals had bad health and died because of chemical exposure in World War I.
They've got to tell us what is necessary to ensure the future health of the river system.
I think it's time to have a celebration of life and renew our vows. And this time we're going to write the vows because they're going to mean a lot more. We certainly put the 'in sickness and in health' vow to the test the last year and half.
I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside.
Domestic discretionary spending on education and health care and the environment has been growing at 2 to 3 percent a year. He says we have to rein it in but he ignores the spending category that is the big spike in the budget.
If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house for health insurance someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick.
I think it's important that as a matter of course the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.
Since the 1960s there has been a tremendous expansion of the resources available to pay for health care.
But the fact of the matter is that all scientific evidence would show based upon what we know about this disease that muscle cuts - that is the meat of the animal itself - should not cause any risk to human health.
It's not health care reform to dump more money into Medicaid.
I have to say that in this particular cow that we're dealing with those parts of the cow were removed and so we don't think there's any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident.
Great Britain had a much different situation than we do and did here in the United States in that they had literally thousands of infected animals with human health risks. Their infectivity in this disease happened before very much was known about it.
We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very very small.
The H-1B visa program which helps sustain our rapidly growing economy and also helps meet the health care needs of families living in rural New Mexico.
I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals.
Looking at affordable health care I think it is important that we look not only at prescription drugs but also make sure that there is a major focus on health care.
Making sure that health care is affordable for every American. I think that is very very important.
I suspect the psychological pressure associated with that crisis caused the first mental blackout I had ever suffered. It contributed to a deterioration in my health that later required the insertion of a heart pacemaker.
The place I feel most at home is when I have health insurance. I really don't care how I get it whether it's on film or television or waiting tables you know?
When I gave birth to my fourth child I suffered from post partum hemorrhaging. I almost lost my life. I was lucky to be under the care of trained health care personnel. I started wondering then what was happening to women in rural villages.
I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out so thank you for this forum.
Many of us believe that we need health care reform. That being said - Americans felt like they weren't being listened to. There were a lot of people across the political spectrum who said we don't want a one-size-fits-all healthcare plan.
I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign.
To get away from poverty you need several things at the same time: school health and infrastructure - those are the public investments. And on the other side you need market opportunities information employment and human rights.
In addition I'll be attending women's health expos and medical conferences with the goal to promote dialogue between women and their health-care providers.
To maximize our potential to enhance our health and our knowledge we should remain open to new understanding and evolving technology or resources that might inspire a change in our approach to these important questions.
Whether it's making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future.
A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.
Swedes are such a civilised perfect society - at least on the surface. There's a great safety net a huge middle class free education free health care. People are very polite they wait their turn. They're not too loud they're not too quiet but sometimes it's a little too perfect.
Pizza certainly has its place in school meals but equating it with broccoli carrots and celery seriously undermines this nation's efforts to support children's health and their ability to learn because of better school nutrition.
Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service.
Man becomes weak or ill by accident as a consequence of the lack of resources. Even the most severally ill patients must be treated with the aim of restoring their health.
Why do British people make such good TV? It's so annoying. Stop it. Is it because they have free health care? Uggh.
I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.
You can't make assumptions when you're dealing with health issues.
There is nothing new about these Republican attacks on our family planning decisions. In fact from the moment they came into power Republicans in the House of Representatives have been waging a war on women's health.
Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job of access to affordable health care of a quality education and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.
Moreover health center services save money and lives by treating diseases before they become chronic conditions require hospital care or require a trip to the emergency room.
However many skilled medical volunteers are turned away because community health centers cannot afford to cover their additional medical liability insurance.
The long cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems.
After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits.
It's time for Haitians to have access to health care. It's time to open our borders to the Haitian diaspora open our markets to the world. It's time to open our country to potential investors.
Yes I do agree we need health care reform however this bill badly misses the mark. Congress can and must do better for the American people.
The old problems - love money security status health etc. - are still here to plague us or please us.
Conservatives shouldn't count on the Supreme Court to do our work for us on Obamacare. The Court may rule as it should and strike down the mandate. But it may not. And even if it does the future of health care in America - and for that matter the future of limited government - depends ultimately on the verdict of the American people.
Thankfully President Obama has stood firmly behind women's health care issues by supporting coverage for contraception and reaffirming commitment to organizations like Planned Parenthood.
The truth is women use contraception not only as a way to prevent unintended pregnancies but also to improve their health and the health of their families. Increased access to contraception is directly linked to declines in maternal and infant mortality.
Congress is attempting to eviscerate women's health care. Like many women across America I am outraged.
If your access to health care involves your leaving work and driving somewhere and parking and waiting for a long time that's not going to promote healthiness.
Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. And although many concerns have been expressed about the potential for unexpected consequences the unexpected effects that have been observed so far have been benign.
I'd just turned 50 weighed 285 and my doctor had read me the riot act about my health.
People were concerned about national security and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy education and health care.
Singing really oxygenates your blood. You stretch your lungs and take in much more air into them than before. It's really good for your health.
I also rise today in strong support of forward movement on the implementation of health information technology which has the potential to save the United States billions of dollars in health care costs each year.
Every day families in the United States face the stark choice between a roof over their heads and food on the table. Buying health insurance owning a home and saving up for college are just too far out of their reach.
As we get closer to the end of this Congress we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq affordable health care a sensible energy policy quality education for our children retirement security and a sound and fair fiscal policy.
Emergency health care for illegal aliens along the southwestern border is already costing area hospitals $200 million a year with perhaps another $100 million in extended care costs.
In 2001 America 's hospitals provided nearly $21 billion in uncompensated health care services.
We want to repeal the ObamaCare tax. We want to save middle class families from European health care. And that's what we're going to do as a party and that's what Mitt Romney will do on day one.
Every day I wake up and I lay in bed counting my blessings and saying my prayers for how fortunate I am to have great fans and health and family.
Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly these promises of health care education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
It is imperative for the health and safety of millions of workers that we ensure that breathing systems needed for protection are widely available convenient and economical.
We must ensure that every worker has healthcare and is able to save for their retirement. We must ensure that our workers have safe and health working conditions.
The war on terrorism has made national security a legitimate concern and a rising deficit changes brought on by globalization and even the price of oil have thrown the nation's economic health into question.
With more than 1 300 sites of care VA operates the largest integrated health care system in the county.
The good news is Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market - more choices lower prices higher quality - and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care.
This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
We immigrants can sometimes sound a little hysterical about this because we come from places that have tried this and we know where it leads. Anybody who's lived in countries with socialized health care knows that it becomes the dominant political issue.
Government health care changes the relationship between the citizen and the state and in fact I think it's an assault on citizenship.
The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting waiting waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America.
The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems.
One in seven Americans lives without health insurance and that's a truly staggering figure.
For many years I didn't have health insurance.
My good health is due to a soup made of white doves. It is simply wonderful as a tonic.
We cannot seek or attain health wealth learning justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific concrete individualized unique.
Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day as the poet's health sight his anticipations moods fears thoughts cannot be the same.
It's never occurred to me to worry about my health or that I'll get old or that people will stop laughing at me.
We can't afford to sacrifice another generation of American children to bureaucratic politics. We've got to get it done. The future the health the life - our nation depends on it and it's just foolish to think or act otherwise.
I try to make my bed every day for mental health. Coming home to an unmade bed or a room with clothes all over will depress me.
Because when we think about the real facts: 44 million Americans without health insurance millions without jobs a 50-year high on mortgage foreclosures an historic high the third year in a row on personal bankruptcies.
If you're under 26 you can stay on your parents' plan. You can go back to school or get extra training without fear of a health catastrophe bankrupting your family. Over three million previously uninsured young adults are now on their parents' plans.
If you're self-employed between jobs or can't get insurance through work you'll have access to affordable health insurance as good as Congressman Paul Ryan's.
More than five million seniors have already saved money on their prescription drugs and almost 33 million have benefited from free preventive services. The president cracked down hard on Medicare and health care fraud recovering a record-breaking $10.7 billion over the last three years protecting our seniors. That's what change looks like.
General Motors spends more on health care than steel.
I believe we all agree that for the health of Kansas nothing is more important than education.
But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care.
If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food then in the interest of public health it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard.
We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves.
Seven presidents before him - Democrats and Republicans - tried to expand health care to all Americans. President Obama got it done.
In my case I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck.
America's doctors nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world but our health care system is broken.
The real cure for what ails our health care system today is less government and more freedom.
While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty poor health and political chaos.
We take our kids for physical vaccinations dental exams eye checkups. When do we think to take our - our son or daughter for a mental health checkup?
I'm a big proponent of having a mental health component go along with whatever the physical realities are.
If you look at the cost of providing health insurance it actually doesn't cost more to provide a plan with contraceptive coverage than it does without.
If you have a student who graduates from college and they don't have a job they are now able to stay on their family health plan.
I think the thing that the American people want is for the divisive debate on health care to stop.
Most Americans want health insurance.
The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs they need health care they need water infrastructure improvements they need a quality education and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure.
As problems like identity theft become more prevalent now more than ever Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance.
In speech after speech on his health care plan the President has tried to convince us that what he is proposing will be good for America. But how can it be good for America if it raises taxes by a half trillion dollars and costs a trillion dollars or more to implement?
I am not the Conservative Party's health care spokesman. I'm fond of Andrew Lansley and I strongly support David Cameron as party leader.
Today diabetes is now epidemic according to the Centers for Disease Control the National Institutes of Health the American Diabetes Association and other national healthcare leaders.
Col. Shaffer is prohibited by his lawyer from talking. He's at great risk. They want to take away his pay and his health care benefits so they can hold it over his head and not allow him to talk while he's under suspension. This is not America.
The first draught serveth for health the second for pleasure the third for shame and the fourth for madness.
I look forward to working with our leadership team to advance the causes of smaller government lower taxes eliminating terrorism and providing affordable health care among other issues.
My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and according to a national report 41st in overall health. According to this same report individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy.
Using lots of fresh foods fruits and vegetables helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word but it keeps a balance of freshness and health.
I had all kinds of food issues including health concerns and weight concerns.
We have really good data that show when you take patients and you really inform them about their choices patients make more frugal choices. They pick more efficient choices than the health care system does.
This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments to ministries of health and other ministries to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition when men do seek care embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.
When I left my parents' home when I was 19 I went to the University of Florida and within 24 hours was in the mental health department. And within 20 minutes I was being told by the director there that they didn't have what I needed there.
People are at their happiest if they are true to themselves. I think that applies to their chosen profession friends and relationships. It goes for your health too. If you are true to yourself it seems to me everything should work out pretty well.
Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
Health reform is an essential part of restoring America's economy and maintaining our competitiveness.
Every American has a right to affordable high-quality health care.
You're entitled to Medicaid regardless of your income. Don't worry about your health care.
I was for civil unions and believed strongly that the flow of benefits and protections that would be provided in a civil union for same-sex couples the decisions that have to be made when health hardships are faced when economic hardships are faced I wanted all of those protections. I never strayed from them.
Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care they were promised when they signed up to serve this country.
Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status.
Most illegals are without health insurance and when these workers need emergency healthcare the American taxpayer gets stuck with the bill.
And if you're not going to have a clear health threat you don't want to panic people.