Monthly Archives: April 2012

How Buffett’s Cancer is Shaping National Dialogue on Science Friday Today

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Tweet I will be on Science Friday today, sometime between 3:30 and 4:00 PM EST, with Ira Flatow. In New York, it will be on WNYC, on KQED in San Francisco at their time for the show (a three-hour time … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Why Warren Buffett’s
Decision to Treat Prostate Cancer Bugs Me

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Tweet On April 17th, 81-year-old Warren Buffett told investors that he had very early prostate cancer. The Washington Post headline read: “Warren Buffett Has Prostate Cancer that is ”Not Remotely Life Threatening.’” Within hours, news accounts said that the story … Continue reading

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PCORI Board Sets Listening/Webinar Mode
Only on Revised Research Priorities

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Tweet It looks like The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will hold a special teleconference/webinar in watch-only mode via teleconference/webinar on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. The Board will discuss and vote on PCORI’s revised National Priorities for … Continue reading

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