Government and Public Health in America

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008 M01 1 - 544 pages
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How involved should the government be in American healthcare? Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Public Health Servic

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142 Rep. Sherley introduced amendment to Food and Drug Law
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Contents

Introduction
1
The Public Health Service
23
The Food and Drug Administration
103
The Veterans Administration
271
The National Institutes of Health
340
Medicare
444
Index
503
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Page 186 - That no additive shall be deemed to be safe if it is found to induce cancer when ingested by man or animal, or if it is found, after tests which are appropriate for the evaluation of the safety of food additives, to induce cancer in man or animal...
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