Health

The Need for Vaccine Regulation Overhaul

Legal scholar calls for reform of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act.

Guidance Documents and the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods

Scholars argue that federal agencies should not use guidance documents to regulate controversial issues.

Regulating Genetic Self-Experimentation as Biomedical Research

Better oversight is needed of the “biohacking” that individuals perform on themselves.

The Problem of Health Information Inequity

Scholar argues that the poor and elderly are most vulnerable to health data security breaches.

Should the United States Create a Human Right to Health Care?

Canada’s experience with treating health care as a right provides lessons for universal health care in America.

Will the Affordable Care Act Die by Non-Enforcement?

U.S. cities file suit to force the Trump Administration to keep Obamacare alive.

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

Scholar argues that the association between cosmetics and femininity has contributed to harmful under-regulation.

The Potential Consequences of the Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

Scholars argue that HUD’s smoke-free rule misses the mark in efforts to curb smoking.

Responding to Human Germline Editing

Recent allegations over a controversial scientist highlight challenges for regulating medical genetics.

Bringing Sunscreen into the 21st Century

A recent FDA proposed rule would transform over-the-counter sunscreen regulation.

The Uncertain Regulatory Future of Marijuana-Based Oil

Upcoming FDA hearing could set the course for regulatory approval of the burgeoning CBD industry.

Should Pandora’s Brain Be Regulated?

Attempts at regulating machines with human-like intelligence should be of pressing concern.