Richard Williams 11/19/13 06:00 AM EST
Consumer activists rejoiced recently when the Food and Drug Administration, responding to a 9-year-old petition from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, decided to remove trans fatty acids from the category of
Rachelle S. Doody, M.D., Ph.D, and John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D 11/19/13 06:00 AM EST
Recently, researchers voiced concerns that the government shutdown could kill President Obama’s ambitious project to significantly expand our limited understanding of how the human brain functions.
Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-Texas) 11/19/13 06:00 AM EST
I admit it, I’m a little jealous of people that are becoming doctors now. Yes, the government regulations are creating a heavy burden, and practicing medicine now is a lot tougher than when I became a physician.
Helen Boucher, M.D. 11/19/13 06:00 AM EST
Without antibiotics, minor injuries could be life threatening and lifesaving therapies and surgeries would be impossible.
Reps. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) 11/19/13 05:00 AM EST
While our government was hamstrung by the shutdown, our country faced a full-blown food safety disaster.