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  • FiOS: New legislation aims to prevent colorectal cancer
    Posted in In the News on March 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security & Medicare

    By Kevin Vesey March is colorectal cancer awareness month and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice is getting the word out with new legislation aimed at helping more people get checked for the potentially deadly disease. According to Rice, colon screenings are not covered by Medicare so millions of lower income Americans bypass the crucial procedure because of its high cost. The congresswoman hopes a bill that she's sponsoring will change that. “It will encourage proactive screening by allowing that to ... Read more