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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
August 10, 2009
By ROBERT PEAR and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN, With the debate over the future of health care now shifted from Capitol Hill to town halls, supporters and critics of the Democrats’ legislative proposals are... Read more
August 6, 2009
By JAMES D. WATSON, The National Cancer Institute, which has overseen American efforts on researching and combating cancers since 1971, should take on an ambitious new goal for the next decade: the... Read more
August 4, 2009
  Dr. Francis Collins Confirmed as NIH Director by Unanimous Consent  Dr. Francis Collins    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Dr.... Read more

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