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Medical rehabilitation bill adopted in Senate

Medical rehabilitation bill adopted in Senate
February 9, 2016

The U.S. Senate health committee today adopted legislation to strengthen and increase the visibility of medical rehabilitation research at the NIH.

The “Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at the NIH Act” (S. 800), sponsored by Sens. Mark Kirk, R-Ill.; Michael Bennet, D-Colo.; Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.; and Susan Collins, R-Maine, calls for the development of a comprehensive research plan at the agency to support the recovery of stroke victims and help patients return to work.

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