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Time to take Another Look at Projects Being Funded at the NIH?

Discussion in 'Advocacy Projects' started by Wally, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. Wally

    Wally Senior Member

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    An advocacy project that might be worthwhile (if not already underway) is to take a look at the 2015 proposed budget for the HHS/NIH and see what gems might be lurking under the surface. In advocating for funding for ME/CFS it always helps to have some choice examples (i.e. Dr. Klimas' great quote about $16 million being spent on male pattern baldness) to show Congress and the public that ME/CFS continues to get the shaft.

    For an example of some other gems -
    'Origami' condoms, Michelle Obama gardening games and poop-throwing chimps: NIH spent millions on wacky projects but now complains cuts killed off Ebola vaccine research[/QUOTE]See, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...th-cried-poor-ebola-money-wacky-research.html

    December 13, 2014 -
    See, http://www.aol.com/article/2014/12/...d=maing-grid7|main5|dl2|sec1_lnk3&pLid=581681
     
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    taniaaust1 Senior Member

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    *GG* senior member

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    The sad part is that most people will take them at face value, and think that more money is really the cure!

    Low info votes is our demise :(

    GG
     

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