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Federal/State:Pennsylvania
Bill:PA HR 1037 - World Diabetes Day
Summary:Recognizes November 14, 2014, as "World Diabetes Day" in Pennsylvania. Reasons supporting passage of this bill include: this day raises awareness of the escalating incidence of diabetes worldwide; the day represents the birthday of Frederick Banting, who, along with Charles Best, is credited with the discovery of insulin in 1921; recognizing diabetes as "a chronic, debilitating and costly disease associated with major complications that pose severe risks for families, countries and the entire world"; the
Sponsor(s):Donna Oberlander (R)
Status:
As of 10/21/2014: Adopted October 14, 2014

Federal/State:Pennsylvania
Bill:PA HR 881 - Healthy Living & Healthy Eating Month
Summary:Would designate the month of June 2014 as "Healthy Living and Healthy Eating Month" in Pennsylvania and encouraging all citizens to eat healthily and exercise.
Sponsor(s):Rep. Michelle Brownlee (D)
Status:
As of 6/13/2014: For statuts updates, visit the state legislature's website