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April 29, 2009 | 0 comments

State, local and national agencies were supposed to be prepared for this swine flu outbreak. After September 11th, money started flowing to law enforcement agencies and public health... more

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April 27, 2009 | 0 comments

The swine flu scare in the United States may have started with just two Southern California children, but it intensified with the discovery ofmore than two dozeninfected students at a New York... more

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April 24, 2009 | 0 comments

Public health officials are increasingly concerned about a possible pandemic amid of hundreds of... more

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April 24, 2009 | 0 comments

John Carey, a 20-year veteran at , wrote a story that set the pharmaceutical world on its ear in January 2008. Titled "... more

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April 23, 2009 | 0 comments

In a provocative April 9 , Dr. Jaan Sidorov, who writes the... more

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April 21, 2009 | 0 comments

Journalists - particularly those in rural areas - will definitely want to follow the epidemiological investigation of that... more

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April 19, 2009 | 5 comments

Those of us lucky enough to attend New York Medicaid Inspector General Jim Sheehan's talk Saturday at the ... more

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April 18, 2009 | 0 comments

A doctor who can't prescribe drugs is like a fish that can't swim. It's usually a sign that something is wrong.

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April 17, 2009 | 1 comments

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) on Friday gave an engaging speech on his at the... more

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April 17, 2009 | 0 comments

Doctors see a lot of naked people.

It starts in medical school when they see a lot of dead naked people, and one would think that after cutting into a cadaver and examining body parts in... more

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April 14, 2009 | 0 comments

, the so-called "Death with Dignity Act," took effect in Washington state on March 5, after being... more

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April 13, 2009 | 1 comments

Dr. Neil Hollander of Huntington Beach, Calif., looked to be just another doctor who had misplaced his notes in November 2003 when he agreed to settle a Medical Board of California case by taking... more

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