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November 11, 2009
  Secretary Sebelius Statement on New Breast Cancer Recommendations   HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued the following statement today on new breast cancer screening recommendations from the U.... Read more
November 6, 2009
  By NAFTALI BENDAVID and JANET ADAMY, House Democrats' health bill got a boost Thursday with endorsements by AARP and the American Medical Association,  which President Barack Obama seized on to... Read more
November 5, 2009
By Lyndsey Layton, The Food and Drug Administration wants to reduce the misuse of medications, saying that at least 50,000 hospitalizations a year could be prevented if physicians, pharmacists,... Read more
November 2, 2009
By Gregory Twachtman & Mary Houghton,  The goals of comparative effectiveness research and personalized medicine might appear at odds or at least as leading to divergent paths,  with one focusing... Read more
October 26, 2009
By GINA KOLATA, Anderson Cancer Center has a mission statement, and everyone who works there, from the president to the cleaning crews, can state it like a catechism: to “eliminate cancer in Texas,... Read more
October 21, 2009
By Jeffrey Young, Two Senate bills that Democrats will try to merge this week symbolize the divide in the party over how to proceed on healthcare reform. White House officials and Senate Democratic... Read more
October 20, 2009
By David M. Merszenhorn, Senate Democrats and White House officials met on Monday evening to discuss how to merge the two versions of the Senate’s health care legislation,  and Democratic aides... Read more
October 16, 2009
By Margaret Foti , Celebrity-crazed Americans are more likely to know where Brad Pitt spent his last vacation or how Tom DeLay fared on Dancing with the Stars than who won this year's Nobel Prize in... Read more
October 15, 2009
Today convened the 2nd Annual Global Food Safety Policy Forum with the Centerfor Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in Washington, DC,  bringing togetherpolicymakers and private experts from... Read more
October 15, 2009
 In May, Margaret Hamburg became the 21st commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a beleaguered agency that has long been criticized for its mishandling of food crises and for drug recalls... Read more