Perfecting Bodies Through Chemistry?

Fem2.0, February 22, 2013. In the U.S., there are thousands of products and procedures that feed on women’s insecurities. While most are ineffective, only a few are actually dangerous to our health. Breast implants are one of those.

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Antibiotics: When Science and Wishful Thinking Collide

Health Affairs Blog, January 25, 2013. Antibiotic resistance is a major concern confronting our health care system, and there is tremendous pressure on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to “do something” about it. Unfortunately, the FDA is responding by approving drugs that are likely to do more harm than good.

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Death by Medicine

Huffington Post, November 2012. NRC President Dr. Diana Zuckerman calls for closing loopholes in FDA rules in this guest post on the Huffington Post.

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What the Health Care Decision Means to Us

Huffington Post, July 3, 2012. The term “Obamacare” began as an insult, but now it’s the name almost everyone uses to describe the healthcare reform law. Earlier this year, some of Mitt Romney’s critics called it RomneyCare, because it was, after all, a descendent of the healthcare program that Mitt Romney developed for Massachusetts. (An excellent program that Romney now says he opposes.)

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