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Washington Ideas Forum 2015

Why Is it Important to Invest in Medical Research?

Oct 15, 2015 | 18 videos
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By 2040, people over age 65 will make up nearly 22 percent of the population in the U.S. As Americans continue to grow older, Senator Elizabeth Warren says Congress must re-think its plans for investing in scientific research to ensure a more sustainable medical future.


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