Why the F.D.A. Took So Long to Tackle a Disputed Cold Remedy

Dr. Leslie Hendeles began prodding the Food and Drug Administration to reject a decongestant in cold medicines when he had a mop of curly red hair and Bill Clinton had just become president.By the time opposition to the drug had coalesced, Dr. Hendeles was appearing,...
How a Lawsuit in N.J. Could Bring Aid in Dying to Millions

How a Lawsuit in N.J. Could Bring Aid in Dying to Millions

Judy Govatos has heard that magical phrase “you’re in remission” twice, in 2015 and again in 2019. She had beaten back Stage 4 lymphoma with such aggressive chemotherapy and other treatments that at one point she grew too weak to stand, and relied on a wheelchair. She...