Rising Diabetes Threat Meets a Falling Budget

May 16, 2006
by Ian Urbina
New York Times

In Worcester, Mass., scientists are boxing up their test tubes at a shuttered laboratory where just two years ago they isolated a chemical that triggers diabetes... ..."The reality is that there are always competing requirements when it comes to public health funding," said Laura Segal, a spokeswoman for the Trust for America's Health, a nonprofit health research group in Washington.

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