Category: Healthcare Legislation

Strategic Action Plan and Program to Assist Health Professionals (Bill S. 1702)

The United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) has introduced S.1702, as of 05/19/2021:  A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop and implement a national strategic action plan and program to assist health professionals and systems in preparing for and responding to the public health […]

COVID-19 Community Impact: Policy Reformation [Healthcare Worker Stories]

The Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee of the United States Congress, and is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The Committee derives a large share of its jurisdiction from Article I, Section VII of the U.S. Constitution which declares, “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the […]

Final Rule to Erode Anti-Discrimination Protections Under the ACA Condemned by House Health Leadership

In Light of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, House Leaders Reiterate Call for HHS to Immediately Rescind Discriminatory Rule View Official Press Release (click here)

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Full Committee Hearing: Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act

The evolving global economy and the need for a highly skilled workforce create new challenges for U.S. workers. The HELP Committee is ensuring the U.S. workforce is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st Century through a lifetime of learning for U.S. citizens. The HELP committee is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Senate […]

RSS Biomedical Beat-General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

  • Exploring Ribosome Assembly and RNA Modification: Q&A With Eda Koculi July 10, 2024
    Eda Koculi, Ph.D., researches RNA modification and ribosome assembly to help develop of new antibiotics and cancer therapies.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • Quiz: Gauge Your Genetics Knowledge July 8, 2024
    This final post in our genetics miniseries tests your knowledge of a range of topics, from chromosomes to research techniques.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • Research Organism Superheroes: Hydras July 3, 2024
    Learn about hydras—tubelike creatures studied for their abilities to live long lives and regrow missing limbs after injury.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • The Third Product of Cell Division: Q&A With Ahna Skop June 26, 2024
    Ahna Skop, Ph.D., studies the midbody, which is found within the intercellular bridge that develops between the two newly formed cells during the final stages of cell division.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • Glenn Gilyot: Molecular Sensors and STEM Education June 12, 2024
    Glenn Gilyot, Ph.D., develops molecules that act as sensors in the body and is passionate about encouraging students to explore careers in science.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • How Do Scientists Study Genes? June 10, 2024
    Researchers use a variety of tools and techniques, such as DNA sequencing and CRISPR genome editing, to study genes in humans and other organisms.
    Chrissa Chverchko
  • What Is Metabolism? June 5, 2024
    Metabolism is more than calories burned. It's all the chemical reactions that our bodies use to break down and build up molecules to sustain us.
    Chrissa Chverchko
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