Health tracking fares well in federal budget

In spite of recent cuts to the Affordable Care Act and the National Institutes of Health, health tracking fared reasonably well in the $1 trillion omnibus budget bill signed by President Obama last month. The budget restored an almost $15 million cut from last year to bring the funding back to $35 million for the … Read more…

Report faults priorities in studying breast cancer (New York Times, 2/12/2013)

“We’re extending life with breast cancer, making it a chronic disease, but we’re not preventing it,” said the Breast Cancer Fund’s Jeanne Rizzo.