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A controversial proposed new health law would have had a terrible impact on the lives of Alzheimer’s patients, who would have been more likely to develop skin cancer and at the same time had no benefit to their memory.
November 19, 2015. The Washington Post. Precision medicine is the next big thing in health care, and it’s also one of the few health goals that Congress and the White House agree on. But while we await treatments targeting the precise genetic makeups of individuals and diseases, medical researchers still are not paying enough attention to the most important kinds of differences among patients: those of sex, age and race.
October 25, 2015. Politico. The Senate’s companion effort to the House-passed 21st Century Cures is struggling to navigate a dramatically different political reality than the one that helped rocket the medical innovation bill through the lower chamber over the summer.
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