Bullying Harms Victims and Perpetrators of All Ages

Health Progress, July/August 2016. Bullying used to be considered an unfortunate, inevitable rite of childhood, but researchers now tell us that bullying often occurs in conjunction with more serious aggressive and antisocial behavior. They conclude that bullying, therefore, should not be considered a normal and accepted part of growing up.

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Women’s Health Bills Are Now in Committee

Legal Reader, June 28, 2016. Three important pieces of legislation, one introduced last year and two introduced this month, could change the way certain women’s health issues are handled. These women’s health bills are now in Committee.

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Faster Drug Approval: Winners and Losers

HealthZette, June 28, 2016. By the time a drug is approved by the Federal Drug Administration, it’s been through extensive human clinical trials. There are so many obstacles to greenlighting any new medication or treatment, in fact, that it seems like it can take forever — with countless lives lost in the meantime.

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Republicans Seize on Reports Critiquing FDA to Push for Agency Reforms

STAT, June 15, 2016. Has Congress’s watchdog agency just given Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander the ammunition he needs to push a stalled biomedical reform through the Senate? The Government Accountability Office on Wednesday issued two critical reports suggesting that the Food and Drug Administration isn’t properly planning how to keep pace with medical science.

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