Monthly Archives: August 2011

Deadly Devices Done Dirt Cheap

A few weeks ago, the Institute of Medicine released a long-awaited report on how to improve the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) thirty-year-old system for reviewing and approving medical devices like hip implants, artificial knees, and external heart defibrillators. … Continue reading

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Waging War on Poor Women, Part 2

Over the past couple of months, our leaders in Washington have been engaged in a game of economic and political brinkmanship over government spending. The crisis has been averted for now, but the consequences of this partisan squabble will be … Continue reading

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