The White House re­leased its plan to cre­ate and man­age a data­base con­tain­ing the med­i­cal records of 1 mil­lion or more Amer­i­cans.

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The Pre­ci­sion Medicine Ini­tia­tive Co­hort will en­able clin­i­cal tri­als of tar­geted ther­a­pies and use data from mo­bile health de­vices “to cor­re­late ac­tiv­ity, phys­i­o­logic mea­sures and en­vi­ron­men­tal ex­po­sures with health out­comes.” Pres­i­dent Barack Obama ear­marked $130 mil­lion for this pro­ject for fis­cal 2016. Ap­pro­pri­a­tions leg­is­la­tion in both houses of Congress sup­port the pro­ject.

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