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Addresses the lack of data on antimicrobial consumption in low-income countries by presenting data on antimicrobial use, methodology to continue data collection, and policy recommendations.

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Nov 1 2018
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World Health Organization (WHO)

Addresses health disparities in people with severe mental disorders by providing recommendations to healthcare workers on how to improve management, and decrease both morbidity and premature mortality among adults with these disorders.

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Nov 1 2018
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World Health Organization (WHO)

Approves 23andMe’s personal genome service pharmacogenetic reports as an over-the-counter device with certain controls to regulate consumer misuse.

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Oct 31 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Disseminates top priorities for the Food and Drug Administration regarding innovation in plant and animal biotechnology to advance public health.

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Oct 30 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Gives states latitude to allow alternative monitoring requirements for sources emitting nitrogen oxides (NOx), relaxing monitoring standards of NOx SIP Call Rule

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Oct 29 2018
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Oct 29 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Implements a wide variety of programs and initiatives to address the opioid crisis in the United States.

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Jun 14 2019
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Oct 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Instructs pipeline industry to provide additional information, including extensive mitigation and contingency plans, for construction of pipelines passing under wetlands and water bodies. 

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Dec 28 2018
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Oct 26 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Conditionally approves a plan by Hilcorp Alaska to drill for oil in the Arctic.  

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Oct 26 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Replaces Obama-era combined average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for cars and light duty trucks. 

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Jun 20 2019
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Oct 26 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Supports the increased access to and research of radio frequency technology to strengthen economic activity and​ national security of federal and non-federal stakeholders.

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Oct 25 2018
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Executive Office of the President

Amends the Social Security Act to enable increased access to genetic counseling services under Part B of the Medicare Program.

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Oct 23 2018
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House of Representatives

Eases 2016 New Source Performance Standards for fugitive emissions of methane and other pollutants from the oil and gas sector as part of Trump Administration deregulation push

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Dec 17 2018
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Oct 15 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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