There are two items in the news this week that caught my attention. One talks about the use of over a billion dollars from the new Federal Government stimulus package to assess which widely used medical treatments are really best (NYT 2/16/09, “US to Study Effectiveness of Treatments”). The second announces how, Zagat, the prestigious [...]
We could have predicted it. Naysayers who say that now there are three approved prescriptions medicines for fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome, marketing is fueling hype – hype about a condition some people say is all in a patient’s head.
Here we go again. The drug companies are always an easy target. When a drug [...]
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If you’ve kept up on technology as we search for Osama Bin Laden you may know the U.S. Military, and the CIA, have unmanned drones aloft over war zones. Those “eyes in the sky” carry missiles and are flown remotely by “pilots” in air conditioned trailers near Las Vegas. For them warfare is like a [...]