9 January 2012 by healthwatcher
As the new year starts, some ome items of note from near and far:
The breast implant scandal strips away the glossy euphemisms of cosmetic surgery
S. Korea approves Asia’s first anti-leukemia drug
Nicotine Gum and Skin Patch Face New Doubt
No Benefits for Sick Job Seekers: After battling leukemia, man is denied unemployment benefits
Opinion: Why are Washington’s nonprofit health insurers sitting on huge surpluses?
“Gizmo idolatry,” robotic prostatectomy, and real data
Final Thoughts from A Dying Cancer Researcher
Number of uninsured in WA hits 1 million
Drug research routinely suppressed, study authors find
FBI crackdown on unproven stem cell therapies
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