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Drugs Can Often Ride A Wave Of Novelty And Marketing Before Reality Crashes Down

(Chang, 6/19) Stat: FDA Says Drug Shortages Fell ... according to a new survey that comes as the skyrocketing price of insulin is prompting lawmakers and physicians to call for more oversight. The Ame... read more

Mental health tops rural health issues

There are fewer physicians per capita ... clinic in Alexandria that will see patients who have state insurance. That's due to reimbursement rates that are lower than private insurance. Doyle noted tha... read more

Tracking the Workforce: The American Society of Clinical Oncology Workforce Information System

Purpose: In anticipation of oncologist workforce shortages projected as part of a 2007 study, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO ... annual oncologist supply figures from the American Med... read more

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Teaching about Substance Abuse

American Medical Association ... in their patients. In December 2004 the Office of National Drug Control Policy convened a collaborative Leadership Conference on Medical Education in Substance Abuse w... read more

Despite pressure, ban on gay blood donors endures

In June, the American Medical Association voted to oppose the policy. AMA board member ... and scientifically unwarranted." Over the next few years, the California State Assembly and the city councils ... read more

Looking back on 2009: Why this was a year to remember

In May, Obama lauds promises by segments of the healthcare industry to cut $2 trillion in spending over a decade. Action accelerates in June as the American Medical ... shortages have greatly eased or ... read more

Why Your Doctor’s Not Feeling So Good

In nearly every field of medicine, there is unbridled excitement over recent breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of illness and disability. Research in genetics, new technology ... the ... read more

GMO Opponents Use Fear and Deception to Advance Their Cause

The anti-GMO troops in the United States received some unwelcome news this week from Margaret Hamburg, commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA ... national director of the OCA. “The A... read more

The 1996 Republican Party Platform

It must be dramatically downsized - with resources going to more important efforts like drug enforcement - and made less intrusive. To protect the American people from those who would undo their forth... read more

Short of meds…

Most shortages are unnanounced until a wholesaler’s shipment arrives lacking an ordered drug. “It’s unbelievable,” says Sara Shull, manager of the drug policy ... patient care, shortages have also bec... read more

Which Strains of Marijuana Put the Least Strain on Memory?

California’s Proposition 19, a November ballot initiative to legalize marijuana, has fueled the ongoing fight over the drug’s health risks. While that battle has a month to go, a new study out ... giv... read more

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