There's been a male tilt to biomedical research for a long time.The National Institutes of Health is trying to change that and is looking to bring gender balance all the way down to the earliest stages of research.
A national youth-organizing group based in Chicago is releasing its policy agenda for black America. The policy report offers several recommendations: from raising the minimum to wage to addressing predatory lending.
Throughout history, atrocities have been committed in the name of medical research. Now the Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a major revision of regulations on human experiments known collectively as the Common Rule.