A new bill sponsored by US Representatives Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) would require studies to include both male and female cells, tissues, and animals, the Huffington Post reports.

"I was shocked that something as basic as treating men and women the same had often been overlooked in clinical trials," Cooper tells Sam Levine at HuffPo.

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