A University of Minnesota bioethics professor is criticizing the university's review into its drug research program, detailing many conflicts of interest and questioning the backgrounds of the appointed investigators, including one involved in an alarming medical malpractice case. In a July 16 bl ... More >>
A Washington D.C.-based consumer advocacy group is calling on the University of Minnesota to revisit the events surrounding the suicide of Dan Markingson, a 26-year-old schizophrenic man who stabbed himself to death while participating in an experimental anti-psychotic drug study. In a June 16 le ... More >>
Shortly after the first Edward Snowden leaks hit the news cycle last summer and began to expose the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, Sauk Rapids t-shirt artist Dan McCall came up with what promised to be two hot designs.SEE ALSO: Homeland Security mass-shooting train ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time
Was it too lucrative for its makers to warn patients?
Did use of charitable donations violate federal election law?
Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas
Senior advisor to WHOs patient safety program: Frivolous lawsuits have created a high level of fear of litigation within the medical community
If there were a problem with a life-saving medical device implanted in your heart, someone would tell you, right? Tom Hatch thought so. He was wrong.
doctor please, some more of these
Why is the nuclear-power industry courting Norm Coleman?
Vermont Rep. Bernie Sanders nailed it the other day when he said: "The major banks have made huge sums of money in Asia, and now their loans are turning sour. Well, that's what free enterprise is about--sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose."
Usually known as a consumer advocate, Sen. Paul Wellstone is backing a bill that would lower standards and ease safety measures on manufacturers of drugs and medical devices.
The Kerry-Wellstone Clean Money bill introduced last week is infinitely preferable to the better-known--and largely fraudulent--McCain-Feingold proposal. Which explains why we're hearing so little about it.
The Giant Sucking Sound Revisited