Mitka, Mike
December 2009
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/9/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 22, p2423
Academic Journal
This section presents an update on issues related to medical care in the U.S. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that the marketing oversight of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for drugs remained poor from 1998 to 2008. Democratic Representative Michael Honda of California introduced the Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2009. Patients with coal workers' pneumoconiosis are entitled to the Black Lung Benefits Program launched by the Department of Labor.


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