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US regulators are turning a blind eye to the risks of offshore clinical trials.
Memo to Michele Bachmann: the founding fathers were inspired by the ideals of the Enlightenment and the power of science to improve human life.
The traditional labor movement is hitting roadblocks trying to organize farmworkers. But campaigns that push the bounds of union organizing are finding success, on and off the farm.
We nurses see the concrete health effects of an economy in freefall.
Football players from the 1980s and 1990s are turning up dead.
All FDA-approved contraceptives should be fully covered under the healthcare reform law, a panel finds. Advocates see a win for women's health—and a political win for the Affordable Care Act.
To a former health insurance executive, ALEC's fight against “Obamacare” looks familiar—and straight out of the corporate playbook.
In the Sixth Circuit, it was a George W. Bush–appointed disciple of Justice Scalia who cast the decisive vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate.
Rose Ann DeMoro discusses the Mainstreet Contract for America, a new activist movement inspired by nurses but extending to everyone.