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Isabella D. -Medicine

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Christopher Podles

on 15 December 2017

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Transcript of Isabella D. -Medicine

The End
Superbugs
Examples of
Research Progress Made by NIH
Major Advances in Treatments
New Diagnostic Tools & Medical Devices
Reduced Deaths from Heart Disease& Stroke by 70%
Reduced Infant Deaths by 40%
Did you know?
Every American pays less than $100 to support medical research programs through federal funding for the National Institutes of Health.
Why Invest in Medical Research?
Without money to fund medical research..
The Importance of Medical Funding
-Presented by Isabella Diffenderffer
Superbugs are strains of bacteria that are resistant to several types of antibiotics. Each year these drug-resistant bacteria infect more than 2 million people nationwide and kill at least 23,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Why We Need
More Funding
Private drug/research companies only care about $$$
Drug trials aren't dependable for same reason
Government researchers are typically unbiased
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Progress becomes delayed or stops
Instead of treating disease, we need
cures
Investing in medicine drives innovation
Boosts economy
Supports US global leadership in the field
The Opioid Crisis
https://www.nytimes.com/video/health/policy/100000005515818/the-opioid-epidemic-what-you-need-to-know.html
What you need to know about
opioids...
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