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  • SinglePayer Health Care Legislation
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    Single-Payer Health Care Legislation

    Health care professionals testified that they believed a single-payer system would be the best, and perhaps only, workable option for health care reform. Among the topics they addressed…

  • emThe Truth About the Drug Companiesem
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    The Truth About the Drug Companies

    Dr. Angell talked about her book The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It, published by Random House. The author, a former editor-in-chief of the New…

  • National Health Insurance Proposal
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    National Health Insurance Proposal

    Former surgeons general talked about the need for reforming federal health and medical insurance. Members of Physicians for a National Health Program support a universal single-payer…

  • Health and Science Policies
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    Health and Science Policies

    Dr. Angell spoke about scientific literacy and gender, ideological influences on research, and media coverage of health and science issues. She took questions from the audience.

  • Medical Research
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    Medical Research

    Dr. Angell talked about various topics in medical research and recent trends in the field. She talked about how new discoveries in medical research can alter lifestyles and lead to…

  • Scientific Evidence in the Courtroom
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    Scientific Evidence in the Courtroom

    Legal and scientific scholars discussed the use and abuse of scientific evidence in litigation. They examined issues such as the conflict between the different languages used in both…