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At risk of stating the obvious, much has been written these past few months about health-care reform and the problems with our health-care system. What …

A researcher at the University of Sydney is sounding the alarm on the increasingly common use of so-called "smart drugs" among college students. Cognitive-enhancing drugs …

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Well-known health economist Victor Fuchs, PhD, always has interesting things to say about health care reform efforts (see here and here). Now he's shared more …

The New York Times is previewing a fascinating story from its magazine called "The Women's Crusade," about the interaction between global poverty and the oppression …

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the debate swirling around Francis Collins' nomination as NIH director. Some people expressed concerns that Collins' status as …

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As a church-going scientist-turned-writer, I was on the fence about the recent nomination of geneticist Francis Collins to lead the National Institutes of Health. There's …

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Stanford's Irving Weissman, MD, questions who's really in charge of our national embryonic stem cell research policy.

Stanford's Irving Weissman, MD, questions who's really in charge of our national embryonic stem cell research policy.

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