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Drug Testing, Approvals Process Fatally Flawed, Says New Study

More drug catastrophes like the Vioxx disaster are inevitable, says Donald Light, a professor of comparative health policy at the University of New Jersey, who contends that the current system of FDA administered testing and approval in the United States is increasingly inadequate. “Drug disasters are literally built into the current system of drug testing […]

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Report Pooh-Poohs Corn Biofuels

Corn is not a viable biofuel source, says a new report released today by Food & Water Watch, the Network for New Energy Choices, and the Vermont Law School Institute for Energy and the Environment. The report claims that the corn ethanol refinery industry will not significantly offset U.S. fossil fuel consumption without unacceptable environmental […]

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