Better screening tools are detecting more cancers. Women's lives have been saved. These same tools are identifying more cancers that won't result in any harm.
At stake is whether medical devices that are put in your body, cardiac stents, heart valves, knee and hip implants, among others, will be subject to safety tests in humans before they are approved by the FDA.
It's a sad day for health care in America now that Republican senators have refused to confirm Dr. Donald Berwick, who has been serving in a recess appointment as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services .