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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

    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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  2. taniaaust1

    taniaaust1 Senior Member

    Sth Australia
  3. *GG*

    *GG* senior member

    Concord, NH
    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 :(


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