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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:58:00 to 1:01:20
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Lois Capps

0:57:58 to 0:58:19( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: with m.s. have a better and brighter future to look forward to. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from georgia. mr. gingrey: i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentlelady from california. mrs. capps: i wish to speak also on h.con.res. 14, i'm

Lois Capps

0:58:00 to 1:01:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:58:20 to 0:58:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: rising in support of it in recognition and support of the goals and sclerosis awareness week and do sclerosis society of central california which does great work raising awareness of the issue and raises funds to support their work and also providing vital services to

Lois Capps

0:58:42 to 0:59:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: those afflicted with multiple sclerosis who are my constituents. this week, of awareness and recognition takes place from march 2 to march 8 and it's an honor to speak on what have of this awareness, commending as i do my colleague from california, ms. barbara lee who swro deuced this resolution along with the co-chairs of the

Lois Capps

0:59:06 to 0:59:27( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: multiple sclerosis caucus, mr. burgess and mr. carnahan. many of us have ny people in our lives who live with m.s., i know, i do, i'm thinking particularly of one young friend. multiple sclow re-- sclerosis is a chronic and unpredictable disease of the cenal nervous system.

Lois Capps

0:59:28 to 0:59:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: 2.5 million people around the world are suffering today from multipleclerosis. it's thought to be an autoimnune -- autoimmune disorder where the immune system incorrectly attacks healthy nerve cells. people with m.s., as we know, experience a range of symptoms

Lois Capps

0:59:49 to 1:00:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: that can be permanent or intermittent, depending on the type of disease they have. the symptoms include burred -- blushed vision, loss of balance, tremors, numbness, extreme fatigue, problems with memory and concentration, paralysis, blindness, and more. as we heard from barbara lee's

Lois Capps

1:00:10 to 1:00:32( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: sister's story, it's hard to diagnose and often takes years to do that and afflicts people, often women, between the ages of 20 and 50. there's no actual diagnostic laboratory test for multiple sclerosis and so many questions about it. it's quite commonly misdiagnosed. multiple sclerosis awareness week was created by the

Lois Capps

1:00:33 to 1:00:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: coalitioning -- coalition, a group of affiliated organizations to raise awareness and leverage additionals reresources to fight the disease. the resolution we are considering today will support the work of the coalition urging states, localities and the media to participate in m.s. awareness week and encouraging people, including

Lois Capps

1:00:54 to 1:01:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: members of congress, to educate themselves about the disease. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves her time. the gentleman from georgia. mr. gingrey: mr. speaker, i have no rther speakers and i ask the gentlelady if she has additional speakers. mrs. capps: i do not have additional speakers. mr. gingrey: with that, mr. speaker, i'll go ahead and

Lois Capps

1:01:15 to 1:01:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia yields back his time.

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