The outrage is building. Drug prices are nothing less than astounding. The American Academy of Family Physicians is just the latest group to join The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, a non-partisan coalition aiming lower drug prices in the U.S. From AARP to professional societies to insurance companies to Wal-Mart, the coalition is attempting, through legislative support, to slow the rapid growth of drug costs.…Read More »
Last week the Food and Drug Administration approved the marketing of a 23-and-me, a test previously marketed as a way to trace ancestry, for screening individual’s genetic predisposition to certain medical diseases or conditions.
At first glance it might make sense. Screening to know one’s genetic profile for a disease should be helpful, right?
Not so.…Read More »