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Top 10 Medical Research Trends to Watch in 2013

Margaret Anderson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Science
Margaret Anderson

Advocates need to keep making noise to make a compelling case for the critical importance of medical research. The health of our citizens and the economic and fiscal health of the nation are at stake.

Woman's Death In Mansion Ruled A Suicide, Sister Says

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO -- Investigators have ruled that a woman who was found hanging naked from a second-floor balcony at a historic California mansion with her w...

Three Children Honor Their Late Mother by Raising Awareness of Anal Cancer and HPV

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Utz

I wanted to share the story of a group of individuals who have taken a great tragedy and turned it into something positive.

Plea for President's State of the Union: Support Medical Innovation

John J. Castellani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John J. Castellani

It's our hope that during the President's State of the Union address he will outline a plan that fosters medical innovation to help bolster the economy, control health care costs and improve Americans' health.

Weekly Pulse: End-of-Life Counseling Returns, But Death Panels Still Nonsense

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger A proposed program to cover counseling sessions for seniors on end-of-life care has risen from the a...

How Big Pharma's Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

The pharmaceutical industry relies predominately upon patent protection of intellectual property to yield profits that are critical to support research and development, but there are exceptions that demonstrate the value of open innovation.

Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O'Donnell, Condoms, and Concussions

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) in New York City may soon have to level with the public about their ...

Big Box Prescription Bargains -- Less Than Meets the Eye?

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Big box stores are in business to make money, not to subsidize your health care. Be aware of the research and study that have gone into making the attractive product displays.

Does the National Alliance on Mental Illness represent seriously mentally ill?

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
DJ Jaffe

Pete Earley, author of Crazy, one of the best books on mental illness, recently blogged on the issue of whether pharmaceutical money drives the agenda...

Pfizer-Wyeth Deal Approved By FTC

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AFP) -- US regulators gave tentative approval Wednesday to a deal allowing Pfizer to buy pharmaceutical Wyeth, boosting the size of the worl...

Democrats Sell Out on Healthcare

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Drug companies showed a profit of 80 billion dollars last year while the health care industry collected 13 billion in profits. Life is good, and they are spreading all those billions around to the Democrats.

Carl Icahn Gets Bullish On Biotech

Barron's | Teresa Rivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WHILE THE ECONOMY HAS FLOUNDERED, biotechnology companies have turned in a relatively healthy performance, even seeing gains in the last year while th...

Healthcare Abducted

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Mainstream healthcare in America has been abducted by the pharmaceutical and insurance companies. As profits have moved to the center stage, patient c...