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Christina’s Story: Driving Toward the First Car Tags for Colon Cancer

Posted on April 27, 2017

After her mother passed away in 2008, Christina Granderson got serious about raising awareness. In addition to being a longtime Colon Cancer Alliance Buddy and advocate, she is part of the 70×2020 initiative in the state of Mississippi that has helped put her home state on the map as the first state to get a colon cancer prevention and screening vehicle tag! Thank you, Christina, for your never-ending devotion to stop this disease in honor of your beloved mom. We are inspired by everything you continue to achieve in her memory!  Read more

Obamacare Repeal: What You Need to Know Now

Posted on January 23, 2017

The Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) has been a divisive topic ever since its passage in 2010, with roughly half of Americans strongly supportive and the other half equally opposed.  Despite the passion that people on both sides feel,most Americans know little about the law itself and their views are often shaped by political affiliation or what they see on social media.

With the start of the 115th session of Congress with Republicans controlling both the House and Senate and the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump this month it is now certain that the Affordable Care Act will be repealed but beyond that there is little that is certain.  So what will happen now and what does it mean for people with colon cancer and their families? Read more

Thank You: 2016 Run/Walk Series

Posted on January 5, 2017

Wow! 2016 was an incredible year for our signature Run/Walk series. From adding in some incredible new events – welcome, Scope it Out Family! – to seeing all of our favorite cities once again, we had a record-breaking year across the board. Thanks to your support, we were able to raise more than $2.2 million dollars toward our mission to knock out colon cancer.

Funds raised through the Undy Run/Walk and Scope It Out 5k support both local and national colon cancer prevention, research and patient support programs. In fact, $0.86 of every dollar received goes directly to helping patients and their families in need! Read more

The Future of the ACA: What We Know So Far

Posted on December 21, 2016

Everyone wants to know what’s happening to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The short answer is: no one knows. Here are the top options:

  1. Do nothing
  2. Keep with improvements
  3. Repeal and Replace
  4. Repeal only

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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Fast Facts

Posted on November 4, 2016

Doctor

Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began this week, and we’re here to give you the information you need.

What is Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment is when you can buy, change or update your health insurance plan. Open enrollment for the ACA runs from November 1 through January 31. That is the only time you can buy health insurance on the exchange, unless you have a qualifying life event. Read more

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