News bites: Administration opposes 'hard science' amendment to regulatory regime

The Obama administration strongly opposes an amendment to the House FDA appropriations bill that would require agencies to use "hard science" when regulating.

A global vaccine charity raised $4.3 billion to carry out its immunization plans through 2015, The Wall Street Journal reports.

People are dying because they're spending too much time in ambulances diverted from crowded emergency rooms, says a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.