Check Up Archive: October, 2010

FDA warns consumers against OTC chelation products

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Parents of children with autism or relatives of people with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s sometimes turn to so-called chelation products... Read more

A potential breakthrough against aggressive cancers

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Researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia have identified a protein that can play a critical role in the growth and spread... Read more

NJ Abortion Doctor's License Suspended

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UPDATE: Inquirer medical writer Marie McCullough reported from Wednesday's hearing in Trenton: TRENTON - The New Jersey Board of Medical... Read more

Judge: States suit vs health reform can proceed

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A federal judge in Florida has ruled that a suit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act may go to trial, the Associated... Read more

Can Doctors Trust Pharma's Data?

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By guest blogger Daniel Hoffman: Last winter the federal government’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Studies (CMS) eased funding for... Read more

Deceitful scofflaw or skilled caregiver? Dueling views of abortion doctor Steven Brigham

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UPDATE: Reported by Inquirer medical writer Marie McCullough in Trenton: Abortion doctor Steven Brigham was portrayed as a dangerous scofflaw... Read more

NJ medical board refuses to dismiss abortion doctor case

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UPDATE: The start of the Brigham hearing was delayed. After the hearing began The Associated Press filed the following: TRENTON, N.J. (AP)... Read more

FDA warns of facture risk from osteoporosis drugs

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The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that it would require label changes to bisphosphonates – the class of drugs prescribed... Read more