The following is an extended transcript of Susan Dentzer talking with Lisa Williams and her attorney Tom Kline about their lawsuit against Merck.
Since Merck voluntarily recalled its pain medication Vioxx, the government has been criticized for not catching the drugs potential side effects during its review. The following is an extended transcript of Dr. Robert Califf, director of Duke's Clinical Research Institute,…
Since Merck voluntarily recalled its pain medication Vioxx, the company has faced a storm of criticism and the government has been criticized for not catching the drugs potential side effects during its review. The following is an extended transcript of…
The following is an extended transcript of Dr. Janet Woodcock, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Operations, FDA, discussing the situation with Susan Dentzer.
Russia's state Duma on Friday ratified the Kyoto Protocol, which aims to fight global warming, giving the global pact a good chance of being enacted and boosting Russia's chance at joining the World Trade Organization.
New research on physical and developmental differences between the brains of adolescents and adults may explain why some teenagers behave erratically. The findings could have a major impact on U.S. court cases, especially those that deal with minors and the…
Gwen Ifill leads a discussion about the debate over stem cell research with Daniel Perry, president of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research, and Richard Doerflinger, deputy director for pro-life activities for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The culmination of a week-long flurry of Nobel prize awards was Friday's announcement of Professor Wangari Maathai, an environmental activist from Kenya, as the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Air pollution is difficult to track and prevent because plumes of impurities that originate in one country can drift half a world away, ultimately affecting the climate and human health on different continents. Betty Ann Bowser looks at global efforts…
Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on the debate over how to count fish -- specifically salmon -- in the Pacific Northwest.
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