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March 24, 2009
 By Richard Leiby, She didn't cry on "Good Morning America." She didn't cry when she talked to the local press. But yesterday, surrounded by a sisterhood of other breast cancer survivors, Rep.... Read more
March 18, 2009
By Hans Schoemaker ZURICH -(Dow Jones)- Drugmaker Roche Holding AG (ROG.VX) said Wednesday that new data shows its breast cancer drug Herceptin also shows benefits when used to treat aggressive... Read more
March 17, 2009
Obama's Stimulus Package Funds Research on Cutting Costs By Ceci Connolly What's best for insomnia -- Lunesta, at about $6 a pill, or Zolpidem, at $2? Should a man with prostate cancer choose... Read more
March 13, 2009
By Lisa Richwine, WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is set to nominate former New York City health chief Margaret Hamburg as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, people with... Read more
March 12, 2009
Physician's Chief Deputy Would Be Baltimore Commissioner By Rob Stein and Lyndsey Layton The Obama administration has tapped Margaret A. Hamburg, a physician and former New York City health... Read more
March 11, 2009
Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to congratulate Dr. Margaret Hamburg on her appointment to FDA Commissioner. Friends looks forward to working with Dr. Hamburg on vital issues that... Read more
March 9, 2009
By Ramsey Baghdadi Former New York City Health Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is preparing for confirmation hearings with the White House set to announce her nomination as FDA Commissioner shortly.... Read more
March 6, 2009
By Laura Meckler WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that he would fight for an overhaul of the U.S. health-care system this year, and legislators and lobbyists gathered at the White... Read more
March 5, 2009
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has invited a broad group of doctors, patients, business owners and insurers to a White House forum on health care in hopes of building support for big changes.... Read more
March 2, 2009
By LAURA MECKLER President Barack Obama has chosen Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to head the Department of Health and Human Services and will announce the decision at the White House Monday,... Read more

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