Joyce Beatty & David Young Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Aiming to Eliminate Health Disparities Among Women, Minorities


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Young introduces bipartisan legislation aiming to eliminate health disparities among women, minorities – Ripon Advance

Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. David Young (R-IA) on Thursday would make minority populations and women more widely represented in medical research to reduce racial and gender health disparities.

The Enhancing Minority and Women Representation in NIH Medical Research Act, H.R. 6224, introduced by Young and U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH), would take steps to improve the diversity of clinical research. The bill would require the collection of additional data to help evaluate progress in reducing health disparities, encourage more coordination, and ensure that basic research projects reflect biological differences between men and women.

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