Dr. Francis S. Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, said the studies would help doctors decide which treatments would work best for which patients

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Director Francis Collins says the agency has changed how it conducts controversial studies, but argues the work is necessary

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Is uncovering drug users worth exposing children to greater risk of homelessness and hunger?

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