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Fraudulent Medical Research Could Affect Your Diagnosis

(40) Comments | Posted March 18, 2011 | 8:39 AM

The press has led us to believe that the recall of a medical research paper represents a rare, media-worthy event. Case in point: the week-long blitz announcing the retraction of a single, disputed paper, published in The Lancet in 1998. By comparison, the retraction of more than 100...

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Vaccines: Veterinarians Are Better Than Human Doctors

(556) Comments | Posted April 16, 2010 | 8:28 AM

Veterinarians and pediatricians have a great deal in common. Both are highly qualified medical professionals with similar years of education. Both often struggle to determine what is wrong with their patients since pets, like little people, cannot communicate what hurts. Their jobs are not easy, but the premise of their...

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All for the Sake of One

(5) Comments | Posted January 6, 2010 | 3:30 PM

Here we go again. Failure of the multibillion-dollar TSA and CIA has allowed the actions of one man to put an entire nation into a tailspin, creating new regulations to "beef up National Security." Because a few sloppy employees at airport security counters didn't do their jobs, every person in...

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Novartis Is Celebrating. Should We?

(143) Comments | Posted December 8, 2009 | 3:31 PM

On November 24, 2009, Novartis officially opened its first, large-scale vaccine manufacturing facility in the U.S. Located in Holly Springs, North Carolina. The project is a collaborative effort between Novartis and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which contributed $457M for the design, construction, and licensing of the...

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Whose Decision Is It, Anyway?

(118) Comments | Posted October 27, 2009 | 10:53 AM

There has been much discussion about using schools for an "all out" vaccination campaign this fall, for both the regular flu shot and the new H1N1 vaccine.1 According to authorities, students would ideally be vaccinated before school starts, but the swine flu vaccine won't be available until mid-October, making schools...

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