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Oct. 4 , 2006
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Bi-partisan forum to tackle national health care issues at Eastern Michigan University Oct. 14

YPSILANTI — Gov. Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Rep. John Dingell and Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee (Arkansas), a potential presidential candidate, will discuss ways to improve health care quality and access as part of the National Health Care Forum at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2-5 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets can be obtained through the event website, www.nhpcevents.org

“Health care is one of the most important issues of our time,” said John Fallon, president of EMU. “We are proud to be a part of this discussion and the impact it can have on national health care.”

The forum also will include Dr. Henry Simmons, president of the National Coalition on Health Care, and a panel of health care experts.

The non-partisan event, is being convened by the National Health Policy Council, the National Coalition on Health Care and the American Association of Retired People. The national sponsor of the event is Allergan, Inc.



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