Summary: H.Res.518 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/13/2017)

Supports the designation of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring of the lungs that causes breathing problems.)

Expresses continued support for: (1) more robust and accelerated research to develop more effective treatments for pulmonary fibrosis and to ultimately find a cure for the disease, (2) federal efforts to ease administrative burdens on those suffering from pulmonary fibrosis and their families and caregivers, and (3) swift and efficient federal evaluation and approval of new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis.

Recognizes the ongoing courage and contributions of individuals with pulmonary fibrosis who participate in clinical trials.

Commends the dedication of those working to improve the quality of life of individuals with pulmonary fibrosis and the families and caregivers of those individuals.