November 30, 2016

House passes 21st Century Cures bill, funding medical research and fighting drug epidemic

The House overwhelmingly approved a medical-innovation bill Wednesday that fast-tracks regulatory approval of groundbreaking drugs, ushers in bipartisan mental health reforms and provides $1 billion to tackle America's prescription-painkiller and heroin epidemic.

The $6.3-billion package enjoys support from the White House and passed on a 392-26 vote, heaping pressure on ...

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