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Feb 23, 2010, 10:44 ET Millions Around World to Observe Rare Disease Day on Sunday

A coalition of more than 300 U.S. patient organizations, medical societies, government agencies and companies will join the National Organization for ...


Feb 11, 2010, 11:11 ET NORD Applauds SSA for Expanding 'Compassionate Allowances'

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) said today's announcement by the Social Security Administration (SSA) of expansion of the...


Jan 14, 2010, 04:44 ET Patient Advocates Cite Insurance Caps as Critical Difference in Senate and House Health Care Reform

The National Organization for Rare Disorders and 34 other patient advocacy groups are warning that the Senate health care reform bill would not...