H.Res.495 - Recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2017 as "PCOS Awareness Month".115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] (Introduced 07/28/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/04/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.495 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2017)
Expresses support for the goals and ideals of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. (PCOS is caused by a hormone imbalance. Symptoms can include infertility, weight gain, excess hair growth, and acne.)
Recognizes the need for further research, improved treatment and care options, and a cure for PCOS.
Acknowledges the struggles affecting all women and girls afflicted with PCOS.