Why the 21st Century Cures Act Could Be Disastrous for Medicine

Spectrum News, December 1, 2016. Why would anyone vote against “cures,” especially “21st century cures?” Here’s why many health policy and consumer advocacy groups — including the National Center for Health Research — strongly oppose the bill and are asking senators not to pass the bill next week.

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Does the FDA Have a High Enough Standard for Drug Approvals?

STAT News, September 28, 2016. Is the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process broken? At a HUBweek panel hosted by STAT, experts explored that question in light of the FDA’s decision last week to approve a controversial drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare disease.

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