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For A Family Under Stress, Another Difficult Diagnosis

Editor’s Note: Loriani wrote this post last week. Over the weekend, she delivered a baby girl, several weeks earlier than […]

Europeans Back Broader Use Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

The day after a panel of experts advised the Food and Drug Administration to go ahead with plans to revoke […]

Expert Panel Tells FDA To Pull Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

In the end, Genentech failed to persuade a single member of the Food and Drug Administration’s panel of cancer experts […]

A Real-World Test For Drug To Reduce Deaths From Childbirth

Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death in the developing world. Several groups looking to change that have […]

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Health Overhaul Law

The first of three U.S. Appeals courts has now weighed in on the constitutionality of law year’s health overhaul, and […]

Environmental Group Rates ‘Superstar’ Beaches, And Their Dirty Brethren

Fourth of July weekend is right there on the horizon, and beach bunnies everywhere are mulling where to drop their […]

Avastin As Breast Cancer Treatment Tests FDA’s Ability To Say No

Callous bureaucrats are trying to steal away their hope. That’s the way several dozen protesters outside the Food and Drug […]

For-Profit Hospices Keep Patients Longer, Push Costs Up

After a decade in which most new hospices were started by corporations, half of Medicare-certified hospices are now for-profits. Meanwhile, […]

Medicare Proposal Could Stress Strapped Seniors

Can seniors afford to pay more for Medicare? Medicare patients would pay more — in some cases much more — […]

You May Be Ready For A Baby, But Is Your Body?

With 6.8 billion people on the planet and hundreds of thousands of babies born every day, pregnancy might seem like […]

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