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(Editor's note: This commentary first appeared in the Wall Street Journal Sept. 29. It is reprinted with Mr. Howard's permission).
If a legislator who's a lawyer helps pass legislation that leads to more business for him or his firm, that's not fair. Correct?
To the editor:
An Alton woman filed a medical malpractice complaint against Robert Bruce, M.D., and the Madison County Health Department alleging she was treated with an unnecessary drug which led to the need for a liver transplant.
In their public statements, officials within the FDA and CDC, are always claiming that researchers and scientists who conduct studies, not funded by drug companies or the government, are making unfounded