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Articles About Social and Political Issues

  • Proposition 71: Leading to a Cure? (December 2004)
  • Stem-cell Question May Land on Ballot Plan To Let Voters Decide in 2006 (November 2004)
  • 82 million Americans lacked health insurance in 2002-2003 (June 2004)
  • The Stem Cell Shuffle (May 2004)
  • Bush’s stem-cell politics leaves Dad to wither (May 2004)
  • Medical and Ethical Issues Cloud Plans to Clone for Therapy (February 2004)
  • Big Increase Seen in People Lacking Health Insurance (October 2003)
  • European Parliament Action on Stem Cells Draws Fire (April 2003)
  • House Committee again Backs GOP’s Cloning Ban Bill (February 2003)
  • New Jersey Lawmakers Set to Approve Embryonic Stem Cell Research (January 2003)
  • Panel Proposes Key Areas for Healthcare Reform (January 2003)
  • Panel, Citing Health Care Crisis, Presses Bush to Act (November 2002)
  • National Briefing: Health and Science (November 2002)
  • Stem cells: Science and Ethics Clash (August 2002)
  • Fed Parliament to Debate Stem Cell Research (August 2002)
  • Europe Delays Financing of Stem Cell Research (July 2002)
  • Health Insurers Are Seeking 20% Rate Rise (June 2002)
  • Waging the Battle for Stem Cell Research (June 2002)
  • NEJM Pre-Released Articles on Cloning (May 2002)
  • Pig Implants Spark Pacific Spat (March 2002)
  • NIH Nominee Gave Assurances On Limits of Embryo Research (March 2002)
  • Questioning the Biotech New World (March 2002)
  • Embryonic Stem Cell Issue ‘Entirely Political,’ Researcher Says (January 2002)
  • Bush Proposes Major Raise for NIH (January 2002)
  • Germany’s National Ethics Council to Debate Issues of Science (January 2002)
  • Bioethics Advisers Studies Cloning (January 2002)
  • Justifying Animal Experimentation (January 2002)
  • When a Clone Is Not a Clone (January 2002)
  • National Academy of Sciences Human Cloning Report (January 2002)
  • Rejecting Partial Cloning Ban Puts Politics Above Reason (January 2002)
  • A Council of Clones (January 2002)
  • A New Health Plan May Raise Expenses for Sickest Workers (December 2001)
  • EU Embryo Research Ban Rejected (December 2001)
  • HHS and ADA Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease (November 2001)
  • Flying with Diabetes Equipment and Supplies (October 2001)
  • Health Secretary Sees Limits on Stem Cell Lines (September 2001)
  • Need health insurance? Good luck (August 2001)
  • Health Policy 2001 — A New Series from NEJM (March 2001)
  • The Implications of the 2000 Election (March 2001)
  • Diabetes Awareness Stamp Introduced (October 2000)
  • Newsweek throws down a gauntlet with cover story (August 2000)
  • Perception vs. Reality (July 2000)
  • Congressman George Nethercutt speaks on Diabetes Station (April 2000)
  • FY2001 President’s Budget Request for NIDDK (February 2000)
  • Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., Named Director of NIDDK (November 1999)
  • Animal transplant patients face child ban (November 1999)
  • Diabetes research and NIH budgets Annual growth rates
  • Senator calling for increased support of diabetes research (October 1999)
  • Congressman Nethercutt addresses Congress about Diabetes Research
  • Diabetes Research Working Group (DRWG) News (September 1999)
    • Description of the Congressionally-Established DRWG
    • Summary and Recommendations of the DRWG Report
    • Lay Summaries of DRWG Report
    • Membership Roster and Biographical Sketches
    • FY 1998 House Report Language
    • FY 1998 Senate Report Language
    • FY 1999 House Report Language
  • Death rate from diabetes up in U.S. (February 1999)
  • NIH budget growth stops for Type 1 diabetes (February 1999)
  • Diabetes Research and Diabetes Care: Where do we stand? (December 1998)
  • Patient Groups Compete For Bigger Shares of NIH’s Research Funding (Fall 1998)
  • Government tax dollars spent disproportionately on illnesses (December 1998)
  • FY 1999 President’s Budget Request for NIDDK (1999)
  • Implications of the DCCT (June 1998)
  • A touch of sugar . . . what’s the big deal? (1997)
  • NIH Should Seek Greater Public Input When Setting Research Priorities
  • So why not clinical islet trials? (March 1998)
  • Mendosa of ADA Interviews Executive Director if IFW (February 1998)
  • Researchers Call for Moratorium on Xenotransplantation (1998)
  • Animals as Organ Donors? Not Until They’re Germ-Free (February 1998)
  • The Cost of Life (1997)
  • The mother of an 8-yr old diabetic son responds to the NDEP initiative
  • Catch-22 for a Transplant (December 1997)
  • Scientific and Political Impediments to Islet Transplantation (August 1997)
  • Clinton Signs FDA Overhaul Bill (November 1997)
  • President’s announcement on diabetes initiatives. (August 1997)
  • Newt Gingrich Speech (June 1997)
  • Shift in Funding for Scientific Research