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Cancer drugs save and extend lives

This week, CBS aired a misleading segment on the cost of innovative cancer therapies. BIO …

5 Priorities for Reducing Infant Mortality

In the U.S., the number of babies who die in their first year of life …

New Treatments Needed for Obesity

ObesityWeek 2014, Nov. 2-7, in Boston Offers Opportunities to Learn & Connect Coauthored by The …

The Hill: In War on Cancer, Patients at Risk of Becoming Commoditized

Ted Okon, executive director of the Community Oncology Alliance, highlights the significant progress the medical …

DEA’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day is September 27

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is tomorrow – Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 – from …

5 Surprising Facts about Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and what you may not know about childhood cancer …

Mito What???

Mitochondrial Disease: The Most Common Disease You’ve Probably Never Heard of… About 20 years ago, …

Playing Detective With Checkpoint Therapies

Three words are on the lips of everyone following new developments in cancer therapies: checkpoint inhibitor …

What to Watch: Vaccines – Calling the Shots

Recently, PBS’s NOVA had an episode on the reemergence of diseases (including measles, whooping cough, …

San Francisco Chronicle: High Drug Co-Pays Deny Needed Treatments

Today, the San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed that I wrote on the importance of …