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Which Breast Implants Are Safest For Mastectomy Patients? November, 2017. Our new book chapter explains the risks and benefits of different types of breast implants, and challenges the myth that “gummy bear” implants are safer. Read more »
Can The FDA Help Reduce Drug Prices or The Cost of Medical Care? American Journal of Public Health, November, 2017. In a guest editorial by CPTF president Dr. Diana Zuckerman, she questions whether the FDA’s plan to get generic drugs on the market more quickly is enough to make prescription drugs – and health insurance—affordable. Read more »
Nearly A Dozen Artificial Turf Fields In DC Failed Last Round Of Safety Tests Fox 5 News, September 18, 2017. 11 artificial turf fields in DC failed their recent tests, leading to closures, replacements, and igniting another debate over the safety of synthetic turf. CPTF president points out these fields and playgrounds can cause cancer. Read more »