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Obama spearheads personal medicine push

Evolving field involves a doctor, for example, prescribing a medication that targets a specific mutation in a patient's genes
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 05:50

Washington

PRESIDENT Barack Obama will seek hundreds of millions of dollars for a new initiative to develop medical treatments tailored to genetic and other characteristics of individual patients, administration officials say.

The proposal, mentioned briefly in his State of the