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Senate Recognizes Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

On December 21, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. Res. 336, a resolution recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and designating September 2018 as “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month.”

The resolution, sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), notes that as many as 10 million women and girls may be affected by the condition and, among other provisions, “urges medical researchers and health care professionals to advance their understanding of PCOS in order to research, diagnose, and provide assistance to women and girls with PCOS.”