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- NIH Draft Guidelines on Stem Cell Research: A Work in Progress?
Posted on May 13, 2009
As promised, President Obama has loosened up federal funding constraints on human embryonic stem cell research. But when the NIH published its draft guidelines on stem-cell research last month, it emerged that the constraints weren’t quite as loose as many Obama supporters had hoped they might be. We are nearing the end of the 30-day… Read more
- The Octuplets: An Insurance Story
Posted on February 13, 2009
By now, you’ve probably heard all about the California octuplets: born via in vitro fertilization to an unemployed single mom who already had six IVF kids, born at birth weights varying from one pound eight ounces to three pounds six ounces, requiring hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of NICU care. Editorial writers and some… Read more