In October, Angus Worthing, MD, FACP, FACR, represented the ACR in a briefing on Capitol Hill on the dangers of the continued decline in DXA testing. The next morning, the Senate Committee on Aging, led by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), held a hearing on the importance of fracture prevention for the wellness of our aging population.
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We hope these efforts, together with communications from our members to their elected officials, will lead to the passage of this important legislation in Congress. Take a moment now to write to your lawmakers asking for their support of this important legislation. Our seniors simply cannot wait.
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