Congress Passes Sweeping Health Care Bill

U.S. News & World Report, December 7, 2016. We opposed the 21st Century Cures bill. It passed anyway. Drug and device companies are popping the champagne. Republicans bought off the White House by promising research $$ for pet projects. How will the law affect you?

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Cancer Drugs May Remain Approved Despite Lack of Benefit

Reuters, December 1, 2016. Researchers evaluated studies done on 18 cancer drugs approved between 2008 and 2012 by the FDA. None of the drugs had been found to prolong life, and only one had enough evidence to say it improved quality of life. Yet, all but one retained its approval status.

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