Low-cost clinics make a big difference

October 31, 2006 • 0
It is conventional wisdom that a fence at the top of a cliff is better than an ambulance at the bottom. The U.S. health-care system, however, seems to be waiting in the ambulance. Shortsighted efforts to save a relatively small amount on upfront health-care costs have led to spending far larger amounts in the long »

Univ. must democratize access to key drugs

October 4, 2006 • 0
For five years, students at Yale and across the country have been calling on their universities to make the life-saving drugs discovered in campus laboratories available in the developing world. This weekend, a chorus of stentorian voices joined the cause. On Friday, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced legislation requiring all federally-funded research institutions, including Yale, »