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Fda Drug Approval

It's High Time To Make The FDA Safe And Effective

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

  By Deepak Chopra MD, Nancy S. Cetel, MD, Joseph B. Weiss, MD, Paul J. Mills, PhD, Danielle Weiss, MD, David Brenner, MD   Few government age...

Outrage Of The Month: FDA Senior Leader Ignores Science, Approves Ineffective Drug For A Rare Disease

Michael Carome, M.D. | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Carome, M.D.

Read more in Public Citizen's October Health Letter On Sept. 19, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved eteplirsen (brand name Exondys...

Shooting Stars, Hot Flashes and Feeling Sexy

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Center for Health Research Q: How is watching shooting stars like taking "pink Viagr...

Childhood Cancer, My Road Map

Jonathan Agin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

It is easy for me to write about childhood cancer in many respects. It matters to me. It touched me personally through the diagnosis and loss of my amazing daughter Alexis. Where I think the struggle lies is changing the entire landscape with respect to fighting the disease.

U.S. On Track To Approve More Cancer Drugs This Year

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living

* FDA expects more than 20 cancer drug applications in 2012 * One-third of new drugs last year were for cancer By Deena ...

Dr. LaPook Goes to Washington

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Dr. Jon LaPook

2012-05-10-Screenshot20120510at4.16.14PM.jpgHow long does it take for Congress to pass potentially life-saving legislation that has widespread support and no obvious opposition? We are now at fifteen months and counting.

FDA Says It Tracks Drug Safety Even After Approval

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living

* Agency has required 385 postmarket studies since 2008 * New safety information led to changed labels 65 times By Debra...