Obama Signs Bill Giving $6 Billion To Medical Research

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HEALTHWATCH - In today’s Healthwatch, President Obama signed a bill giving more than six billion dollars to medical research.

It was part of the “21st Century Cures” bill. It includes the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot in honor of Vice President Joe Biden’s son who died of brain cancer last year. Also included was funding for opioid addictions, mental health treatments, and brain diseases like Alzheimer’s.

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