Category: Politics & health


Moon shot cliches are becoming shopworn

6 1/6/2016

Can $2 billion a year cure Alzheimer’s?

1 12/15/2015

Birds, hares, and tortoises: What do they have to do with the recent news on cancer screening?

2 10/21/2015

Biden resurrects false promise of cancer “Moonshot”

1 10/8/2015

Was Turing Pharmaceuticals’ 5000% price increase a tipping point?

4 9/10/2015

Slick congressional PR campaign relentlessly plugs 21st Century Cures Act

9 8/4/2015

21st Century Cures Act: A huge step backward for FDA standards


Arizona Republic tracks state law allowing do-it-yourself lab testing

4 6/19/2015

Coverage of FDA’s trans fat decision a high-water mark for health journalism

10 6/5/2015

Astroturfers rule the day: FDA’s flibanserin reviewers were “emotionally blackmailed” by a slick lobbying campaign