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There have been 19 policies introduced over the past month

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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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House of Representatives

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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House of Representatives

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)

Approves marketing of 23andMe’s direct-to-consumer genetic test for selected variants of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations associated with breast cancer and establishes a new category for this device and similar devices. 

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Mar 6 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Harmonizes protocols for genomic sampling and management of genomic data in clinical studies.

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Mar 2 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Modifies the Public Health Service Act to increase governmental efforts focused on antibiotic resistance. 

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Feb 28 2018
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An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.

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Feb 27 2018
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