Speed drug approvals

House bill would aid medical research, speed drug approvals

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — A sweeping bio-medical bill glided toward House passage Wednesday that would help drug and medical device companies win swifter government approval of their products, boost disease research and drug-abuse spending and revamp federal mental health programs. The compromise measure, which envisions spending $6.3 billion over the next decade, was condemned by consumer … Continue reading House bill would aid medical research, speed drug approvals