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The administration doesn’t provide details on where exactly the cuts would come from, citing 'consolidations and structural changes' as well as cutting administrative costs and a 'rebalance' of government funding for research. (Photo: iStock)

President Donald Trump is proposing big cuts to biomedical research as part of a budget to reduce discretionary spending at the Department of Health and Human Services by 23 percent — a move likely to provoke outcry from lawmakers, research groups, drugmakers and patients.

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