MILWAUKIE, Ore. — The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists on Wednesday honored Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, with an award of appreciation for introducing and supporting legislation that safeguards Americans' right to choose complementary health care. Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Harkin has been a longtime supporter of patient access to homeopathic medicines, AAHP noted.
"We value the senator's passion for improving people's health and holding down healthcare costs through healthier living," stated Mark Land, president of AAHP. "The AAHP and its members deeply appreciate the senator's support of homeopathic medicines as a healthcare choice."
In photo: AAHP's J.P. Borneman and Mark Land honor Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa
"Throughout my career in Congress, I have been pleased to work closely with AAHP representatives to ensure that my constituents and all Americans continue to enjoy access to a wide range of personalized homeopathic medicines," Harkin wrote in a March 4 letter congratulating the members of AAHP on their 90th anniversary.