News for 2009-04-26

Sunday, April 26, 2009
100 Days Later, Nation Waits for FDA Overhaul
The Food and Drug Administration may be the only federal agency that both political parties agree is in desperate need of an overhaul. President Barack Obama is promising action, though progress has been slow in the first 100 days. His choice to head the FDA - Dr. Margaret Hamburg - still has not...
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Pair Seek to Make Health Care System Navigable
SAN FRANCISCO - Adriana Boden was a healthy 33-year-old woman until one day in March 2007 when she felt like an explosion went off in her head. Although she went to her doctor immediately, it would take nearly a year of doctor visits, diagnoses of everything from migraine headaches to encephalitis...
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Torture? It Probably Killed More Americans than 9/11
The use of torture by the US has proved so counter-productive that it may have led to the death of as many US soldiers as civilians killed in 9/11, says the leader of a crack US interrogation team in Iraq.
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