FDA Policies Kill

FDA Policies Kill

Among the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s responsibilities are approval and regulation of pharmaceutical drugs. In short, its responsibility is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of drugs. In the performance of this task, FDA officials can make two types...
Health Care Is Not A Right

Health Care Is Not A Right

In today’s proposals for sweeping changes in the field of medicine, the term “socialized medicine” is never used. Instead we hear demands for “universal,” “mandatory,” “single-payer,” and/or...
Drowning at the FDA

Drowning at the FDA

If one of our fellow citizens is drowning, is it proper to throw him a life preserver if it has not yet been approved by the U.S. government? Or should we tell him to wait for approval? New legislation would throw a lifeline to individual terminally ill patients,...
Bureaucratic Healthcare

Bureaucratic Healthcare

Perhaps those at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) who are responsible for more delays in the approval of the drug Eteplirsen were inspired by the imaginative approach of their colleagues at the Department of Veterans Affairs, who compared the long delays in...

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