House of Death

Below is an excerpt from an article written by NPA member Dr. Anna Reisman.  It was originally published in the New York Times on June 1, 2013.  Link to the full article here. Death and dying had been my trade for the last four years, but that morning,…

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Background checks for all but guns

An important reminder as interest remains to revive a bill to expand gun purchase background checks: Americans wanted expanded background checks to pass the Senate, and has been broadly favored by gun owners. We expect others working in potentially lif…

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How Drug Reps Size Up Doctors

By Sharam Ahari Shahram Ahari is a former sales representative for Eli Lilly who left the pharmaceutical industry to become a public health advocate.  He has since completed his MPH at UC Berkeley, become a researcher at UCSF School of Pharmacy, testif…

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