10 ways the fiscal cliff may hurt your health

Published On: Nov 30 2012 10:57:49 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2012 10:58:56 AM CST

The fiscal cliff could hurt you more than just in the pocketbook.

Blood test, lab file
6 / 11
iStock/zilli

NIH -- The National Institutes of Health stands to lose more than $2.5 billion under the fiscal cliff cuts. Ultimately, this would impact academic labs and research institutions in every single state and could lead to fewer cures and therapies to fight common diseases. 

Upload Photos / Videos