Category: Health Care

July 11, 2007

Surgeons General Censored, or On Personal Sovereignty

Filed under: Health Care,Stem Cell Research - 11 Jul 2007


The front page of the New York Times today blares a story of political pressure and outright suppression of vital health studies on second-hand smoke, stem cell research, sex education and other controversial issues at the highest levels of the …

May 23, 2007

Prescription Drug Importation

Filed under: Health Care - 23 May 2007

From The Congressional Research Service

Prescription Drug Importation:
How S. 242 / H.R. 380 Would Change Current Law

Susan Thaul
Specialist in the Regulation of Prescription Drugs and Biologics
Domestic Social Policy Division

May 14, 2007

Misguided Illegal Immigration Actions In Oregon

Filed under: Health Care,Immigration - 14 May 2007

Over 1,000 Oregonians were denied healthcare as the result of recent federal legislation designed to prevent illegal immigrants from taking advantage of state healthcare programs, according to a biannual report.

The new federal law in question requires that patients …

May 8, 2007

Big Pharma Wins, Again

Filed under: Health Care,Insurance - 08 May 2007

Legislation that would have allowed prescription drugs to be imported to the United States and purchased for much lower prices here was crushed in the Senate yesterday. In a 49-40 vote, the Senate ruled that the administration must go …