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August 25, 2009
By RONI CARYN RABIN, Physicians are allowed to use drugs in ways that are not specifically approved by the Food and Drug Administration, a practice called off-label prescribing. There is usually... Read more
August 24, 2009
  Congress Returns from Recess: What's Next? Members of both the House and Senate are  scheduled to return to Washington September 8th from the August recess. When congress adjourned August 7th they... Read more
August 24, 2009
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Six months have passed since the morning when Tom Daschle, the former Senate Democratic leader, under fire for not paying certain taxes,  called President Obama in his study... Read more
August 17, 2009
By Dr. John Kenagy, Healthcare reform in America is possible. In fact, four eminent physician leaders wrote an intriguing editorial in The New York Times on Aug. 12 offering the opinion that, in... Read more
August 17, 2009
By Michael Kranish, One of President Obama’s favorite arguments for his health care overhaul plan is that he would require insurance companies to pay for tests and other preventive care that can... Read more
August 14, 2009
By Julie Steenhuysen, U.S. researchers have discovered a compound that can kill breast cancer stem cells, a kind of master cancer cell that resists conventional treatment and may explain why many... Read more
August 14, 2009
By ATUL GAWANDE, DONALD BERWICK, ELLIOTT FISHER and MARK McCLELLAN, WE have reached a sobering point in our national health-reform debate. Americans have recognized that our health system is... Read more
August 12, 2009
 Dr. Francis Collins    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Dr. Francis Collins, President Obama's nominee for NIH Director, the... Read more
August 10, 2009
To the Editor, Re “Lack of Study Volunteers Is Said to Hobble Fight Against Cancer” (“Forty Years’ War” series, front page, Aug. 3): I read with interest your article about the chilling effect  that... Read more