(Yes, I’m a bit behind in reading my New Yorker.)
Jan. 10, 2005
“…she never got it into her head–or therefore anyone else’s–that this disease [cancer] might kill her.”
Why have most medications never been properly tested on kids?
Medicines are tested in adult clinical trials. There is no certain knowledge of how the same meds will affect children. No one seems to care too much. Pharmas are fearful of lawsuits if they conduct trials with children.
Ian Frazier: Out of Ohio (Personal History) (sorry, not online)
Nice piece about growing up and leaving your home town. Applicable to those of us from rural areas.
Sasha Frere-Jones writes about mashups and remixes. Informative article.