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2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Put FDA nomination to vote

Robert Califf, the deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, was a cardiologist and researcher at Duke University for three decades. He is also President Obama’s choice to head the FDA, the powerful federal agency that regulates the industries that produce medicine, food, tobacco, cosmetics, and other products. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
City wheels forward
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Government at all levels takes a lot of heat for waste, fraud, and grinding incompetence — and deservedly so. But citizens shouldn’t forget that, quietly and without fanfare, government sometimes acts to improve people’s lives in ways that only the public sector can. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Iowa caucuses are here at last
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
NEWTON, Iowa — Before the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, we are walking along what Hamlin Garland, perhaps the most prominent of the regional novelists of the pioneer prairies called, in the title of his 1890 book, Main-Travelled Roads. …

2/1/2016 12:00 AM
Veterans building cathartic
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1/31/2016 12:14 AM
Hall of Fame icing on cake for Ramsay
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
In the late 1950s, a minor league goaltender named Glenn Ramsay was the property of the NHL’s powerful Montreal Canadiens. When the lower-level season was over, Ramsay was called up by the Habs a couple years to work as a practice goalie during the Stanley Cup playoffs, serving as “the shooting gallery,” as he put it, for the …

1/31/2016 12:16 AM
Science should prevail when dealing with deer
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
In Sister Mary Lillian’s biology class, if you opened your mouth, you better have some science to back up your words. Sister Lillian was maybe 4 feet, 10 inches tall and in her 70s, but her presence was commanding because of her encyclopedic knowledge of the subject matter. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Overcharging won’t arrest heroin
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Every so often I write a column so off the grid that I wish I hadn’t bothered.  This might be one of them. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Gearing up for election season
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Though it seems the presidential campaign has been under way for years, actual voters are about to weigh in for the first time, when the Iowa caucuses are held tomorrow. …

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Kirk: Anger Management
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

1/31/2016 12:00 AM
Help for postpartum depression

It is a heartfelt expression of joy that is commonly uttered to a new mother. But imagine how that expression might sound to a woman who is silently suffering following the birth of a child, feeling frightened or anxious or puzzled or overwhelmed. You must be so happy ... or there’s something wrong with you. …




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