Friday, March 17, 2017
The top-line figures: a nearly 20 percent cut in the National Institutes of Health, and a 30 percent cut in the Environmental Protection Agency. Details of the cuts at NIH, which funds biomedical research across the country as well as within its own...
Friday, March 17, 2017
As former chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, then-Rep. John Porter (R-IL) oversaw the doubling of the NIH budget over five years. Now, President Trump’s budget proposal...
Friday, March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump proposes to slash National Institutes of Health funding by $5.8 billion in fiscal 2018, which if approved by Congress would deal a major blow to the bipartisan effort to bolster NIH through the recently enacted 21st Century...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Drastic cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget run counter to the priorities of our nation, national security and the aspirations of Americans. Our nation was built on hard work, a determination to create a better future for our...
NBC News
Thursday, March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's plan to cut billions of dollars in funding to medical and scientific research agencies would cost the country countless jobs, stall medical advances and threaten America's status as the world leader in science and medicine...
The Scientist
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Trump administration released its FY 2018 federal budget proposal today (March 16), outlining possible funding cuts at federal research agencies , including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Kathy Bates likes to tell stories. Not a huge shocker coming from an actress who’s been in the business for nearly five decades. But the stories she’s interested in these days — about the 8-year-old who, like Bates and 10 million others, suffers...
The Fiscal Times
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Basic government-sponsored research has provided an impressive return on investment, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. “Regardless of what measure is used – reduced health care costs or increased productivity from...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden has received three separate awards for his bipartisanship and civility in the past year, — one each from the Bipartisan Policy Center , the University of Notre Dame and Allegheny College . It’s not that he doesn’t...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed $5.8 billion cut to NIH's budget would cause catastrophic damage to medical research and cripple U.S. support for global health, according to academics and leaders of research groups and lobbies. The reduction,...


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