The House on Wednesday approved legislation that would boost funding for research into pediatric diseases, a bill that was made a priority in recent weeks by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.).
The American Cancer Society’s advocacy arm said the budget deal reached Tuesday allows Congress to restore “some” cuts to cancer research and urged the body to prioritize the fight against the disease.
It also called for additional funding for cancer prevention and early detection after rollbacks due to sequestration.
The Illinois senator, who suffered a stroke in 2012, was suffering from stomach pain.
Gallup found people tend to be satisfied with the cost and quality of their health coverage.
Vivek Hallegere Murthy is the co-founder and president of Doctors for America.
The House voted Tuesday to extend federal programs aimed at preventing pre-mature births and boosting research into pediatric diseases.
The New York Democrat is partly blaming her lung cancer on childhood exposure to asbestos.
The Oklahoma Republican is receiving medical care after receiving his fourth cancer diagnosis.
Johnson & Johnson allegedly promoted drugs for uses not approved by the FDA.
A report from the Institute of Medicine released on Wednesday found that “much remains unknown” about concussions among young people but that youth sports equipment does not protect young athletes from the head injuries.