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July 31, 2009
By LAURIE KELLMAN, Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., has been diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer and intends to have surgery early in August, his office said Friday. Dodd intends to be... Read more
July 29, 2009
By Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane, As the House moved closer to agreement on its health bill, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus announced that a draft of the reform package he is negotiating with... Read more
July 28, 2009
By Paul Kane, Key congressional negotiators resumed talks Monday evening on the emerging health-care legislation, scrambling to strike separate deals in House and Senate committees that would give... Read more
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