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There have been 29 policies introduced over the past month

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Recognizes the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) Expert Curated Human Variant Data for use in supporting clinical validity of genetic tests.

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Dec 4 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides notice that State Department will comply with November 8, 2018 federal court decision requiring new environmental impact statement (EIS) under NEPA in order to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline

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Dec 3 2018
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Department of State (DOS)

Allows ISO New England to pay Mystic Generating Station to stay open to avert reliability problems that would otherwise result from natural gas supply bottlenecks in New England.  

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Dec 3 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Provides recommendations for the design of a systemic review of care interventions that support individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

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Dec 3 2018
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)

Assesses evidence on and arguments made about heroin-assisted treatment and supervised consumption sites.

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Dec 1 2018
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RAND Corporation

Establishes state requirements for the prevention and treatment of concussions suffered by students at public elementary and secondary schools.

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Nov 29 2018
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Senate

Approves Vitrakvi, the first drug that targets a specific genetic mutation in some tumors, for treating adult and pediatric patients with some types of cancer.

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Nov 26 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Authorizes the Attorney General to fund medication-assisted treatment programs for incarcerated individuals with opioid addiction, and to oversee the programs’ development in coordination with state and local governments.

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Nov 15 2018
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House of Representatives

Establishes a task force within the Federal Trade Commission to study automated accounts or bots.

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Nov 6 2018
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House of Representatives

Establishes guidelines for addressing the opioid crisis by identifying gaps in knowledge and tools, and discerning ways to improve Federal R&D.

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Dec 5 2018
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Nov 5 2018
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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

Approves the pharmaceutical use of Epidiolex, a cannabidiol oral solution, for the treatment of seizures in individuals two years of age or older.

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Nov 2 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Warns consumers and physicians about the use of genetic tests that claim, without scientific grounding, to predict patients’ responses to specific medications.

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Nov 1 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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