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Drug Costs and Congress: Investments, Contributions and You

A scathing new article on Congress and its financial conflicts of interests with drug and device companies appears in STAT, a news firm specializing in health and science. It examines Senators and Representatives who have oversight of the FDA and … Continue reading

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Follow the Money: Part I

An op-ed in Friday’s New York Times (7/5/13), hit the nail on the head about health care costs.  It’s entitled “Diagnosis: Insufficient Outrage.” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/05/opinion/diagnosis-insufficient-outrage.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&wpisrc=nl_wonk_b&_r=0 I would argue, however, that considerable outrage exists about health care costs. There are just precious … Continue reading

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