Elizabeth Edwards talks health care

January 18, 2009 11:45:32 AM PST
Elizabeth Edwards is taking her health care advocacy to another state.The wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards spoke Sunday in Palm Beach, Fla. at the Annual Leadership Educational Forum of the American Friends of The Hebrew University. Her topic was titled "Healthcare in Crisis: Solutions and Remedies."

Edwards was first diagnosed with cancer in 2004 and is now battling an incurable form.

She is currently a senior fellow at the think tank Center for American Progress, where she focuses on health care even as she personally battles with cancer.

The Edwards' have been slowly and quietly returning to their advocacy since John admitted last summer to an affair with a woman hired to produce videos of him in 2006 during his presidential campaign.

The former North Carolina senator, dropped out of the race for his party's nomination and endorsed Obama.


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