MEDICAL EXPERIMENTS: Are Veterans Guinea Pigs?
Two Los Angeles scandals in human experimentation are focusing attention on the regulations designed to protect human subjects of medical research. Are veterans being used as guinea pigs, enrolled in studies without their knowledge? Is the ethics review process up to the task of protecting vulnerable subjects? In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker looks at how the L.A. flap is reverberating through the halls of academe and the hearing rooms of Congress.
Stryker's Corner is a regular Monday feature in California Healthline. Columnist Jeff Stryker takes readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on Stryker and this feature.
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