More and more communities are emerging as hotspots for drinking water tainted with perflourochemicals used in making Teflon, Gor-Tex, and hundreds of other commercial products. Are they harmful? This article investigates.
A long-term study of childhood disease burned through $1.3 billion in taxpayer funds, only to be mothballed before it ever got off the ground. Why? Read the article to find out. Cited by NPR as a “must-read” article for Memorial Day weekend 2016.
American warplanes sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Some researchers and the Vietnamese government insist that its toxic effects last generations. Read on to learn more from my reporting trip to Vietnam last year.
New U.S. law will require pediatric cancer clinic trials.
New initiatives aim to lessen the obstacles to finding useful treatments for children
In April, the US Food and Drug Administration cleared the first deuterated drug, Austedo (deutetrabenazine), from Teva of Petach Tikva, Israel, for the treatment of Huntington’sdisease-related movement disorders.