NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Mar 03, 2011

    Nader Groups Demand Feds Regulate Drug Industry Use of Social Media

    Health Care News - With the growth of social media, companies and consumers now use sites such as Facebook and Twitter to share information and provide support and service. Now the use of these tools by one category of companies, the pharmaceutical industry, is under attack by a number of groups under the leadership of Ralph Nader.


  • Mar 01, 2011

    Study: Drugs from Emerging Markets Have High Failure Rates

    Health Care News - A new study assessing the quality of drugs made in emerging markets found the danger of variability remains high for several areas.


  • Mar 01, 2011

    Few Support 'Individual Mandate' in Health Care Reform Law, Poll Finds

    But many wonder if political leanings will influence Supreme Court's ultimate decision, Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey shows.

    USNEWS & World Report: Health Day - Half of U.S. adults still oppose the "individual mandate" clause in the new health care reform law that requires all Americans not already insured to purchase health insurance, while only 22 percent support it, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds.


  • Feb 28, 2011

    The HMO In Your Future

    The Health Care Blog - Nationwide, Medicare will start paying fees to ACOs, beginning next year. Eventually, the Obama administration would like to see everyone in an ACO.


  • Feb 24, 2011

    Medical Groups Warn Of Climate Change's Potential Impact on Health

    More asthma, heat waves and microbial disease could result if greenhouse gases aren't curbed.

    US NEWS & World Report: Health Day - Experts from leading U.S. medical groups gathered Thursday to warn of impending dangers to human health if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, speeding climate change.



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