Friday, January 12, 2007

ARD Medical News Round-up ARDvark Blog

House Set To Vote On Medicare Bill To Negotiate Lower Drug Prices
President Bush is likely to veto the Democrat-led Medicare reform bill to negotiate lower drug prices if it is passed in the House today. Since the Democrats gained control of Congress last year they have been pushing forward on a number of priorities...
FDA To Increase Efforts To Remove Unapproved Medications From Market

The Secret Women Keep From Themselves

South Dakota To Provide HPV Vaccine Gardasil At No Cost To Girls, Women Ages 11 To 18

Washington, D.C., Council Members Propose Measure To Require Girls Entering Sixth Grade To Receive HPV Vaccination

Texas Legislature To Consider Requiring Gardasil For Sixth Grade Girls, New Hampshire Begins To Distribute Gardasil

Black Women Of Faith And Medicine: Working Together To Eradicate Cervical Cancer

Scientists Sequence Genome Of Parasite Responsible For Common Sexually Transmitted Infection

Soy Compound May Fight Breast, Ovarian Cancers, Says Tulane Cancer Researcher

As Congress Considers Medicare Drug Plan Changes, New Study Finds Considerable Variation In Seniors' Drug Costs

Study Finds Unexpected Results In Acid Suppression Between Two Top-Selling Widely Used OTC Heartburn Treatments

Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease In The Long-Term Care Setting

Minnesota Lawmaker Plans To Introduce Bill That Would Exempt Prescription Drugs From State Predatory-Pricing Law

Why Doesn't The Immune System Attack The Small Intestine?

Tennessee To Reopen TennCare Program For Low-Income Residents With High Medical Bills

Caffeine Cuts Post-Workout Pain By Nearly 50 Percent, UGA Study Finds

California Gov. Schwarzenegger Proposes Universal Health Coverage For All State Residents, Including Undocumented Immigrants

News Tips From The Journal Of Neuroscience

More Patients, Companies Consider Medical Tourism For Less-Expensive Care

Advocacy Groups In Urban Areas Seek To Improve Wages, Health Benefits For Wal-Mart Employees

Wal-Mart Public Advertising Campaign Will Highlight Employee Health Care

Want To Improve Memory? Strengthen Your Synapses. Here's How

Women With Migraines More Likely To Have Depression

Microbiology - Oxoid Improves Its Atmosphere Generation System For Anaerobic Organisms

Milk Eliminates Cardiovascular Health Benefits Of Tea

New Therapy For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To Be Tested At Stanford

Creation Of Specialized Health Courts Would Limit Malpractice Costs, Opinion Piece States

Kaiser Daily Women's Health Policy Report Highlights Issues In Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia

Physicians offer healthcare reform principles

Drugmakers to pay for TV ad reviews under FDA plan

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