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One Harsh Prescription

On February 14, 2006, Paul Wagner gave Gail Tomas, a total stranger, his left kidney.  #ad#Wagner, a 40-year-old Philadelphia purchasing manager, met Tomas, a 65-year-old former opera singer on the ...
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Prescription: Flexibility

Last week, The New England Journal of Medicine released the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE). It tested whether an old standby drug once popular for treating schizophrenia–perphenazine, a ...
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Where’s The Choice?

The Breastapo are at it again, trying to dictate what American women should and shouldn’t do with their breasts. On August 9 they were at the National Press Club, speaking ...
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Just The Facts, Ma’Am

Ever since women have been enlarging their breasts with implants, feminists have been upset. So predictably, today when an FDA advisory panel begins hearings to consider approval of silicone gel-filled ...