Check Up Archive: September, 2010

The Hollywood Model of Pharma

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By guest blogger Daniel Hoffman: Shortly after finishing graduate school, I worked as the absentee manager of a small hotel in Burbank, California... Read more

NJ abortion doctor agrees to temporarily halt practice

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Abortion doctor Steven C. Brigham, whose main regional clinic, American Women's Services, is in Voorhees, has agreed to “cease and desist”... Read more

Medical malpractice, tort reform and defensive medicine

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If you really want to save money in health care, fix the malpractice system and reduce the amount spent on defensive medicine, right? That... Read more

Good low-carb diet, bad low-carb diet

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The low-carbohydrate diet fad seemed perfect for me. I could lose weight and still enjoy the steaks, burgers, pork, and barbeque chicken I... Read more

Support for health reform fell in August

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Health reform’s popularity with the American public dipped in August while distaste for the new law grew, according to the latest tracking... Read more

Why is health care so expensive?

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By guest blogger Robert Field: Health care costs more in the United States than anywhere else on earth. It’s not even close. We spend... Read more

Preventing vaccine mix-ups. Your participation is needed.

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By guest blogger Michael Cohen: An Inquirer article last month mentioned a recent rise in the number of reported cases of whooping cough in... Read more

Rising drug prices aren’t inevitable

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By guest blogger Daniel Hoffman: Matthew Herper has made many astute points over the years while covering the pharmaceutical industry for... Read more