Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.
Journalist Morton Kondracke’s wife Milly was always the fighter in the family, but since she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he has had to fight on her behalf. In his new book, Kondracke writes of his efforts to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s research, and of the toll the disease has taken on his and Milly’s lives. Morton Kondracke is co-host of "The Beltway Boys" on Fox News Channel and the executive editor and a columnist for Roll Call.
- Morton Kondracke executive editor and columnist for Roll Call.
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