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Congress Must Step in to Prevent Another Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

Lawmakers will hold the first hearings this week to investigate the deadly outbreak of meningitis in the United States. Those hearings represent a step in the right direction, but Congress must follow up with legislative action -- or run the risk that this outbreak will be followed by others.

FDA Would Boost Food Inspections Under New Senate Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration would have to step up inspections of food plants under legislation the Senate is expected to pass ...