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Los Angeles Times Home of the Day: Sittin’ on the dock of the bay — in luxury

If you’ve ever wished for classy contemporary digs that would allow an unobstructed view of your 60-foot yacht docked outside, this newly renovated estate fits the bill. Designed by Carlton Graham and developed by American Coastal Properties, this open-concept home in gated Linda Isle blends indoor and outdoor living with walls of glass, disappearing pocket…

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The Hill: A hearing brought to tears over Right to Try legislation by Joseph V. Gulfo

Last week, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) introduced new Right to Try (RTT) legislation intended to prevent federal agencies from interfering with or blocking the implementation of RTT laws that have been passed in 28 states to date. I attended Johnson’s press conference announcing his RTT bill — the Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of…

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Our American Network: On Ending the Prescribe Don’t Tell Charade for Off-Label Drugs

Dr. Joseph Gulfo is the executive director of the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson U. He wrote Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances and this op-ed for the WSJ, “Ending the Prescribe Don’t Tell Charade for Off-Label Drugs.” Listen to his interview with Lee Habeeb of…

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Westside DIGS: Just Sold! Mitzi Gaynor’s former Beverly Hills Home — A Reminder of Old Hollywood!

If the walls of this recently sold 1920s Spanish-style villa in Beverly Hills’ sought-after “flats” neighborhood could talk, they would have quite a story to tell—from extravagant evenings spent dancing and partying the night away with the likes of renowned screen legends like Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra to the private dance rehearsals of an…

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The Hill: The FDA Needs A Conditional Approval System by Joseph V. Gulfo

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has long shunned the concept of conditional approvals – the granting of approval to market safe drugs with some indicia of activity for a period of time while additional studies are conducted to support full approval. The FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program allows for earlier approval of drugs that treat…

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Fox News Radio: How to Handle Dating a Narcissist by Ashley Papa

When it comes to relationships we all have our flaws, but some flaws are more damaging than others. FOX’s Ashley Papa shares in “FOX on Love.”: How to Handle Dating a Narcissist There’s nothing like falling head over heels for a new love. But, fall too fast, and you might miss the red flags that…

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Wall Street Journal: Ending the Prescribe-Don’t-Tell Charade for Off-Label Drugs by Joseph V. Gulfo

Earlier this month the Food and Drug Administration reached a settlement with Amarin, a small pharmaceutical firm, allowing it to promote its drug Vascepa for treatments that the agency had not specifically approved. The company had sued the FDA, claiming a First Amendment right to “engage in truthful and non-misleading speech.” The agency maintained that…

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The Hill: The FDA must return to its public health mission by Joseph V. Gulfo

I was contacted by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs following the release of my paper, “The Role of the FDA for the 21st Century” to testify at the Feb. 25 hearing entitled “Connecting Patients to New and Potential Life Saving Treatments.” The hearing focused on identifying possible barriers that prevent patients…

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The Hill: FDA must focus on drug safety and effectiveness, not patients’ life outcomes by Joseph Gulfo

As the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs meets next week for a hearing on “Connecting Patients to New and Potential Life Saving Treatments,” it is important to remember the appropriate role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in promoting the health of Americans. (Full disclosure: I have been called as a…

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The Hill: Appropriate oversight is needed to change FDA behaviors, not more laws by Joseph Gulfo

Oversight of the executive branch is a main duty of Congress that flows from the many and varied express powers of Congress in the Constitution, including appropriating funds, enacting laws, and impeaching and removing civil officers. However, as former House Speaker Tip O’Neill (D-Mass.) once exclaimed, “Members like to create and legislate, but we have…

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