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President Obama and leading GOP presidential candidate support health research
Date:12/27/2011

WASHINGTONDecember 27, 2011Research!America's new national voter education initiative, Your Candidates-Your Health, features responses from President Obama and Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on important health research and prevention issues. Among the highlights: both Obama and Gingrich agree that research to improve health and prevent disease is part of the solution to rising health care costs, and boosting investment in medical research creates jobs that benefit a wide variety of industries. Their positions on embryonic stem cell research differ.

"For too long, patients and families have suffered from debilitating, incurable diseases and we know that stem cell research offers hope to millions of Americans across the country. I am committed to supporting responsible stem cell research now, and in the future," said President Obama in his response to the questionnaire.

"I strongly support adult stem cell research," said Gingrich. "I will oppose at every turn any process of destroying embryos."

In the area of global competitiveness, Gingrich said, "Considering today's American tax and regulatory systems, it is increasingly likely that the full implementation of the new [scientific] knowledge will first occur outside the United States and be imported by us. This will be tragic for Americans in lost health opportunities, lost jobs and prosperity, and unnecessarily higher healthcare costs."

"To compete for the jobs and industries of our time, we have to make America the best place on earth to do business and out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world," said Obama. "I have called for a level of research and development we haven't seen since the height of the Space Race and sent budgets to Congress that helps us meet that goal."

Obama and Gingrich also responded to questions about support for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, th
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