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Health

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Rare and Orphan Diseases

There are more than 7,000 rare diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease and acromegaly/gigantism, that affect more than 25 million people in the United States. These conditions are often complex and not well understood, causing greater challenges for patients and caregivers in both diagnosis and treatment.

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Helping Students Access Mental Health Services

This Oct. 21 webinar will connect systems of health and education to provide an overview of core components to a comprehensive school mental health system, and examples of state legislative actions related to school mental health and school mental health services in 2020.

Results Driven Governing

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NCSL COVID-19 DATABASE

State Action on COVID-19

Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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COVID-19: State Health Actions

State legislators are rising to the challenge and pursuing various policy options to effectively respond to COVID-19. This webpage includes key health policy information relating to the pandemic, including legislative trends and state actions, federal action and additional resources.

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Overview