Stories by Maggie Mahar -- BAD, DON'T USE

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Posted on: May 17, 2008, Source: Health Beat

Easing pain is arguably as important as saving a life. But far too many U.S. physicians focus only on the latter.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2008, Source: Health Beat

Many workers believe that if they keep their job, their insurance is safe. That may have been true in the '90s, but not now, not even for top execs.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2008, Source: Health Beat

For years, medical studies have challenged the efficacy of cholesterol-lowering drugs. Why are we just hearing about this now?

Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The public has been denied important information on the link between pollution and health problems including lung, colon and breast cancer.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: The Health Care Blog

Here's one more way Canada's health care system outshines the United States'.