S.1289 - Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] (Introduced 06/22/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1289 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/22/2005)
Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2005 - Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate programs for the conduct and support of uterine fibroids research.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to develop and disseminate to the public information regarding uterine fibroids, including information on: (1) the incidence and prevalence of uterine fibroids among women; (2) the elevated risk for minority women; and (3) the availability of a range of treatment options.
Requires the Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to develop and disseminate uterine fibroids information to health care providers.