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There have been 13 policies introduced over the past month

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Describes the strategic plan of the Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) for fiscal years (FY) 2018-2025, which addresses measures to protect the nanotechnology workforce.

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Apr 24 2018
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Requires the Department of Defense to create a plan to accelerate research of breakthrough therapies for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

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Apr 18 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides guidance on best practices for genetic variant databases as used for next-generation sequencing tests and details information on applying for FDA recognition of a genetic variant database.

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Apr 13 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides for state administration of newborn screening for adrenoleukodystrophy.

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Apr 10 2018
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Allows for budget increases for the National Institutes of Health in excess of established spending limits in the event that Congress appropriates such excess funds to that agency.

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Apr 10 2018
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Addresses the ongoing opioid crisis through a variety of measures including expanded access to treatment services, investments in existing opioid management programs, and increased appropriations to several federal offices.

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Apr 5 2018
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Requires the awarding of grants to health care sites to enhance treatment options for discharged drug overdose patients.

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Mar 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Allocates grant funding for hospital emergency rooms to utilize recovery coaches.

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Mar 22 2018
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Senate

Imposes financial sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for recent cyberattacks on critical US infrastructure, including electric utility companies and power plants. 

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Mar 20 2018
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Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and clinical centers within its existing healthcare facilities.

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Mar 7 2018
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Mandates a pilot program through the Department of Health and Human Services to study non-opioid pain management for use in emergency departments.

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Mar 7 2018
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Senate

Requires wholesale electric power markets to create new rules that will allow for the participation of energy storage resources.

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Mar 6 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

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