Food and Drug Administration (FDA) http://www.kunc.org en New Hepatitis C Drug's Cost A Steep Climb For Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/new-hepatitis-c-drugs-cost-steep-climb-colorado <p>Starting in June, Colorado’s Medicaid agency will cover a breakthrough hepatitis C drug on a case-by-case basis, while it decides who will qualify for the potentially life-saving drug, and who will not.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 58088 at http://www.kunc.org New Hepatitis C Drug's Cost A Steep Climb For Colorado Should HPV Testing Replace The Pap Smear? http://www.kunc.org/post/should-hpv-testing-replace-pap-smear Robin Reath was getting a routine checkup recently when her doctor brought up something new about cervical cancer screening.<p>"We might be doing something a little bit different than what we've been doing in the past when we've screened you," said <a href="https://www.medstarhealth.org/provider/andrea-jacobs-singer-md-internal-medicine">Dr. Andrea Singer</a>, an internist at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington.<p>For years, doctors have been using the Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. Wed, 21 May 2014 07:24:00 +0000 Rob Stein 56772 at http://www.kunc.org Should HPV Testing Replace The Pap Smear? Growing Evidence That A Party Drug Can Help Severe Depression http://www.kunc.org/post/growing-evidence-party-drug-can-help-severe-depression Teens call it "Special K," a club drug that produces hallucinatory, out-of-body effects. But evidence is mounting that it's also a fast-acting treatment for patients with severe depression.<p>The latest study shows that ketamine, an FDA-approved anesthetic, can act in a matter of days for some people who don't respond to traditional antidepressants. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:29:00 +0000 55162 at http://www.kunc.org Growing Evidence That A Party Drug Can Help Severe Depression Padlock The Milk! FDA’s Push To Safeguard The Food Supply http://www.kunc.org/post/padlock-milk-fda-s-push-safeguard-food-supply <p>Many of the food terrorism scenarios outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration involve liquid.</p><p>And there’s good reason for that.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 54484 at http://www.kunc.org Padlock The Milk! FDA’s Push To Safeguard The Food Supply New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack http://www.kunc.org/post/new-rules-seek-protect-food-supply-terror-attack <p>In the wake of Sept. 11, the U.S. government spent years, and billions of dollars, fortifying various industries against possible terrorist attacks. Now, government regulators are turning their attention to our food supply.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54457 at http://www.kunc.org New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack