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May 2017

Five things to watch as ‘Trumpcare’ bill heads to Senate

by ,  /  5 May 2017

After weeks of will-they-or-won’t-they tensions, the House managed to pass its Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act yesterday by a razor-thin margin.

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Week of MayMay
1st
2017

Funding future; vaccine politics; health connections

by ,  /  5 May 2017

The National Institutes of Health receives a $2 billion boost, politicians who propagate anti-vaccine views are fueling outbreaks, and a new report highlights preventable conditions associated with autism.

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Adults with disabilities deserve right to choose where to live

by  /  2 May 2017

The idea that one residential model is appropriate for the entire spectrum of intellectual and developmental disability is patently absurd.

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Autism researchers blast budget cuts for U.S. funding agency

by  /  1 May 2017

President Donald Trump’s proposed cut for the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s 2018 budget could stall advances in science for generations.

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April 2017
Week of AprilApr
24th
2017

Senate support; brain boom; spectrum of support

by  /  28 April 2017

Scott Gottlieb is poised to become chief of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, neuroscience research has blossomed over the past decade, and new grants support adults with autism.

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Preprint server bioRxiv gets boost from Facebook billionaire

by  /  28 April 2017

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has pledged to provide financial support for bioRxiv, a website where researchers can share manuscripts before peer review.

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CHIP insurance plan cheaper than Affordable Care for children with autism

by ,  /  27 April 2017

Children with chronic conditions are especially vulnerable to health insurance changes, as they often rely on specialists and medications that may not be covered if they switch plans.

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Pharma spending on lobbying skyrocketed in Trump’s first quarter

by ,  /  25 April 2017

Eight pharmaceutical companies more than doubled their lobbying spending in the first three months of 2017.

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Researchers take to streets in historic March for Science

by  /  24 April 2017

Tens of thousands of people protested the U.S. administration’s anti-science policies on Saturday.

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Health companies gave generously to President Trump’s inauguration

Facing acute risks to their businesses from Washington policymakers, health companies spent more than $2 million to buy access to the incoming Trump administration via candlelight dinners, black-tie balls and other inauguration events.

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