Category: Health Care

July 11, 2007

Surgeons General Censored, or On Personal Sovereignty

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

Surprise!

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

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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

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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

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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 …