Monthly Archives: September 2006

Weekly Roundup – 9-29-06

I had the week off and it went by quickly.  Once AlItalia screwed up my vacation, I stayed home and organized my house.  It wasn’t as much fun as Italy, but profoundly reassuring.  I had fun with Nick and Nora … Continue reading

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Passing Along a Resource

A short posting today – I’m on vacay.  But I thought it worthwhile to bring to your attention that the Century Foundation has started a bi-weekly collection of the best of healthcare blogs over the past two weeks.  It is … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology Not Just for Star Trek Anymore

Nanotechnology seems to be creeping up on us.  The FDA is paying attention. Earlier this year, the FDA announced plans for a meeting on the topic of nanotechnology.  The notice defined it as: "Nanotechnology is described by the National Nanotechnology … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages and the Credibility Gap

In the wake of the IOM report last week, I thought it worthy to examine some of the reasons for a disconnect between what is expressed by "the establishment" and what beliefs are formed by the general population.  It is … Continue reading

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Fixing What’s Broken – Nothing New in the IOM Report

In what was top-line news on Friday, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report entitled "The Future of Drug Safety:  Promoting and Protecting the Health of the Public", requested by the FDA about the FDA.  While the conclusions of … Continue reading

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