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Addresses the opioid crisis by preventing the misuse of prescription opioid analgesics through communicating the risks of opioid analgesics and educating those who prescribe or provide opioid medications.

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Sep 18 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Expresses the concern of Congress about whether future and current physicians are prepared to treat pain and prescribe opiates properly, and discusses the need to improve medical training to curtail the opioid epidemic.

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Sep 13 2018
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House of Representatives

Establishes a Rare Disease Therapeutics Corporation to invest in and promote the development of therapies targeting rare diseases.

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Sep 13 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides review of scientific literature on toxicological effects of exposure to silver nanomaterials, assessment of the potential health risks of occupational exposure to silver nanomaterials, and recommended exposure limits for silver nanomaterials.

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Oct 30 2018
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Sep 12 2018

Bolsters staffing of mental health service providers in elementary and secondary public schools.

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Sep 12 2018
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House of Representatives

Bolsters staffing of mental health service providers in elementary and secondary public schools.

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Sep 12 2018
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Senate

Application for a patent for photoactivatable, lipid-based nanoparticles that can deliver anti-cancer and other drugs.

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Sep 11 2018

Establishes an evidence-based guideline for diagnosing and treating pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.

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Sep 10 2018
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Sets goal for California's electric power sector to be 100% carbon-free by 2045

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Sep 10 2018
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California State Legislature

Addresses the shortage of mental health providers of the Department of Defense and develops a program to monitor prescriptions related to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Sep 6 2018
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House of Representatives

Requires prominent labeling of drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression.

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Sep 6 2018
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House of Representatives

Strikes down several provisions of Obama-era rule on disposal and storage of coal ash as insufficiently protective of the environment, setting up court challenge for Trump administration replacement rule

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Aug 21 2018
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