January 18, 2008 The Pump Handle 0Comment

There’s lots of good blogging this week about what our elected (and hoping to be elected) leaders are doing – or at least talking about doing – on climate change:


White Coat Notes, Respectful Insolence, and GoozNews remember cancer researcher and teacher Judah Folkman.

Frances Kissling and Kate Michelman at RH Reality Check look at reproductive rights and health in the U.S. 35 years after the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade.

Niko Karvounis at Health Beat relays the SHOCKING news that negative studies of anti-depressants are much less likely to be published in research journals, and explains the workings of these journals to help us put the news in context.

Shirley S. Wang at the WSJ Health Blog explores the dilemmas around “professional guinea pigs.”

Matt Madia at Reg Watch highlights the health costs of delayed regulatory action on lead paint and diesel emissions.

Angry Toxicologist tells us that while cloned beef might be safe, it’s still stupid.

Michael Clemens at Global Development, whose research has been widely cited in stories claiming that Africans are suffering because so many of their medical professionals move overseas, argues that this migration does not actually have deleterious staffing and health consequences for the continent.

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