Should the FDA Relax Rules on Compassionate Access to New Drugs?
Supporters of softening the rules say the dying deserve easier access to possible cures. Opponents say delays are caused by drugmakers, not the FDA [...]
Dying Patients Should Have Right to Try New Treatment
Imagine the joy of watching your dying son experience a miraculous recovery from an incurable disease thanks to an experimental medicine. Then imagine [...]
How Washington Can Help Sick Americans Without Spending a Dime
A 13-year-old Phoenix boy with deadly osteosarcoma is forced to move to London with his family to get access to a life-saving medicine [...]
"We have infants staying in office buildings," said the social worker. Days later, I left the hospital cradling an abandoned newborn who became my first daughter. In the blink of an eye, I'd fostered seven and adopted three. My sister painted this portrait of us and proclaimed, "Do you know what I see? There's room for one more!"
Portrait by Amanda Bills