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July 21, 2009
by Joanne Silberner, The Obama administration and Congress are moving forward with plans to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the various medical treatments for common health conditions,... Read more
July 20, 2009
By Edward M. Kennedy, In 1964, I was flying with several companions to the Massachusetts Democratic Convention when our small plane crashed and burned short of the runway. My friend and colleague in... Read more
July 14, 2009
By Patrick Yoest, The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved an amendment late Monday that would protect makers of biologic drugs from competition from generic drug... Read more
July 8, 2009
By DAVID LEONHARDT, It’s become popular to pick your own personal litmus testfor health care reform.For some liberals, reform will be a success only if it includes a newgovernment-run insurance plan... Read more
July 1, 2009
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, Irregular heartbeat. Prostate cancer. Back pain. Hearing loss. The government is about to spend millions to try to uncover the best treatments for scores of ailments — and how to... Read more
June 30, 2009
    Today, The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research both released reports, as mandated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment... Read more
June 24, 2009
By Michael Grunwald, Ezekiel Emanuel got a memorable introduction to our haphazard health-care system on his first visit to a cancer ward as a medical student. The white coats were ordering a... Read more
June 17, 2009
By Rita Rubin, Margaret Hamburg figured she'd follow her parents' example and pursue a career in academic medicine, perhaps as an endocrinologist. "I'd never planned a career as a public health... Read more
June 17, 2009
By Rita Rubin, Margaret Hamburg figured she'd follow her parents' example and pursue a career in academic medicine, perhaps as an endocrinologist. "I'd never planned a career as a public health... Read more
June 15, 2009
  By David M. Herszenhorn, Health care legislation will dominate the agenda in Congress this week, with the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee scheduled to begin detailed work on... Read more

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