Friday, July 22, 2016
We are in the throes of an election season in which divisive issues are at the forefront. One issue that a majority of Americans can agree on is advancing research to combat deadly and debilitating diseases. It would be both refreshing and well-...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The Republican party blasted the Food and Drug Administration as an agency mired in red tape in its platform adopted at the Republican National Convention July 18. “The FDA has slowly but relentlessly changed into an agency that more and more puts...
Friday, July 15, 2016
In a commissioned survey by Research!America of 1,001 U.S. adults, 74 percent of Hispanics, 68 percent of African Americans, 67 percent of Asians and 60 percent of non-Hispanic whites say that they would pay an extra dollar in taxes each week if it...
Friday, July 15, 2016
Achieving a healthy population and a thriving economy starts with strong collaborations within communities. Ohio is an example of how powerhouse research institutions and health facilities are partnering with industry, philanthropy and government to...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A strong majority of Americans (81%) say medicines available today have improved their quality of life and even more (91%) say it is important to develop better medicines for conditions we currently treat, according to a new national public opinion...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Candidates seeking political office this election aren't listening to the health concerns and expectations of the American public, according to a poll released July 13 by Research!America. The findings, which are based on a survey conducted in June...
Monday, July 11, 2016
A top GOP senator wants to finish work on major legislation for new health cures by September, after failing to reach an agreement before Congress recesses for the summer at the end of the week. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said he expects the...
Friday, July 8, 2016
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS marked up a bipartisan spending bill July 6 that gives NIH a $1.25 billion increase in the 2017 fiscal year. NCI is to receive a $264 million increase over FY 2016. The measure boosts the NIH budget...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) are long-standing champions of faster medical progress, and the $1.25 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) demonstrates their continued commitment to this...
Friday, July 1, 2016
RESEARCH!AMERICA launched its Campaign for Cures 2016 election blog and an online interactive map featuring hundreds of quotes on medical progress from candidates across the political spectrum running for national office. Managed by former USA Today...

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