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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
October 14, 2009
A second Republican senator signaled Wednesday she's open to voting for sweeping health care legislation this year, putting President Barack Obama closer to a historic achievement that has eluded... Read more
October 14, 2009
FDA and Cancer Drug Development: An Advocate’s View Friends of Cancer Research (www.focr.org) has been among the most vocal supporters of a robust FDA review process for oncology drugs. Chair &... Read more
October 9, 2009
By Ramsey Baghdadi, Friends of Cancer Research (www.focr.org) has been among the most vocal supporters of a robust FDA review process for oncology drugs.  Chair & Founder Dr. Ellen Sigal has... Read more
October 8, 2009
By ROBERT PEAR and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN, The Senate Finance Committee legislation to revamp the health care system would provide coverage to 29 million uninsured Americans but would still pare... Read more
October 6, 2009
  By Thomas M. Burton,  Be it cereal or cars, buyers usually have an idea of how good the products are and how much they cost before they buy them. That's not how U.S. health care works. Patients... Read more
October 6, 2009
  By GARDINER HARRIS, He drives a Harley-Davidson, wears a black leather jacket on his back and his religion on his sleeve, and plays a custom guitar with big-name rock stars. All that would seem to... Read more
October 1, 2009
BETHESDA, Md.--President Barack Obama announced $5 billion in new government grants Wednesday to fight cancer, autism and heart disease. He said the funds, from the $787 billion stimulus package,... Read more
September 30, 2009
THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  Francis, thank you for the extraordinary introduction.  I want to echo what has just been said about my Secretary of HHS.  She is, I just think,... Read more

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