Tags: federal government, government, health care, medicine
Government Wants to Control Your Medical Options Through the Stimulus Bill: “One new bureaucracy, the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, will monitor treatments to make sure your doctor is doing what the federal government deems appropriate and cost effective.”
What?! Do we live in a free country or not? And what Tom Daschle said in his book is even more outrageous:
The goal, Daschle’s book explained, is to slow the development and use of new medications and technologies because they are driving up costs. He praises Europeans for being more willing to accept “hopeless diagnoses” and “forgo experimental treatments,” and he chastises Americans for expecting too much from the health-care system.
Tags: health, medicine, science, stem cell research
FDA Allows Human Stem Cell Testing: “Geron Corp, a California biotechnology company, said it plans a clinical trial to try to use the stem cells to regrow nerve tissue in patients with crushed, but not severed, spinal cords.“
Tags: genetic engineering, medicine, science
Gene Splicing For Dummies: After reading this, I have no doubt some day they’ll publish a book with that title…