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The latest developments around the fields of

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Veteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017 (S 992, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct an independent review of the deaths of certain veterans by suicide, with special attention to whether those veterans had post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, and other anxiety and depressive disorders.

Ellie's Law (HR 1648, 115th Congress)

  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Provides for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

Opioid PACE Act of 2017 (HR 2063, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require certain training as a condition of registration to prescribe or dispense opioids for the treatment of pain or pain management.

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