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Every consumer of health care should wish they had a Dr. Nancy Snyderman in their life. The Indiana native combines a no-nonsense Midwestern sensibility with …

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A friend was diagnosed recently with prostate cancer. While his cancer was found to be relatively insignificant, he battled questions about treatment. Some physicians he …

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OK. So I beat Jon Stewart to an interview with Michael Specter. If you're interested in considering how irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, you should …

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According to numbers just posted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new infections of the H1N1 virus continue to decrease across the …

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Today's New York Times has two excellent articles that give some depth, analysis and perspecive to what happened this week in the public debacle over …

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Comparative effectiveness research has had a bad week. CER, a scientific analysis to determine what treatments, drugs and medical devices are most effective, has been …

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In September 2008, Ricardo Dolmetsch, PhD, assistant profesor of neurobiology, received a National Institutes of Health New Innovator Award to continue his discoveries about the …

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Seems the notion that genetically speaking boys are better than girls in math is a myth. Stanford biologist Robert Sapolsky, PhD, writes in a column …

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Francis Collins has been the director of the NIH for nearly two months. Yet he’s already punched a number of his accomplishments on a twenty …

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Has Douglas Elmemdorf, CBO director, put a nail into the coffin on the notion that the Congress could possibly have a legislative reform package ready …

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