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Bill To Boost Medical Research Comes With A Catch
National Public Radio

The House of Representatives is planning to consider a bill Friday that could give a big cash infusion to medical research, which has been struggling in recent years. But the bill would also tweak the government’s drug approval process in a way that makes some researchers nervous.

Despite those worries, many scientists are cheering on the legislation.

“We’re very excited about the prospects for the 21st Century Cures Act,” says Dave Moore at the American Association of Medical Colleges.