Check Up Archive: April, 2012

Chasing epiphanies down Broad Street

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A year ago, Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn, overweight and feeling it, would never have dreamed he would be competing in the Broad Street... Read more

Race day looms for the roomies

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Beth Wallace, a dietition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is chronicling the journey of her and her motley group of roomates as they... Read more

Will Obamacare spell the end of employer health coverage?

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Some opponents predict that companies will start dropping coverage when insurance exchanges begin operating in 2014 (assuming health reform... Read more

Do pharma boards meet their responsibilities?

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One aspect of the drug companies worth examining concerns the way they're governed. The value of scrutinizing directors and top managers in... Read more

MS drug gets new prescribing precautions

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Fingolimod (Gilenya) is a new kind of immunosuppressant drug that has found a home as a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) after failing... Read more

Going the distance on Broad

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A year ago, Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn, overweight and feeling it, would never have dreamed he would be competing in the Broad Street... Read more

Individual mandate traced to our founding fathers

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Who first came up with the idea of forcing Americans to have health insurance? That’s the key part of Obama’s health reform plan... Read more

Out of shape and feeling it

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Beth Wallace, a dietition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be chronicling the journey of her and her motley group of roomates as... Read more