Health

The Next Generation’s Genes

Scholars are divided on how to regulate heritable genome editing.

Relaxing Patient Privacy Laws to Tackle Substance Abuse

To fight opioid misuse, the U.S. government proposes expanding access to medical records on substance use.

Keeping Candy Safe

Scholar argues that FDA can, and should, regulate marijuana edibles.

Regulation and the Opioid Epidemic

This Saturday Seminar explores how regulation addresses and affects opioid use and addiction.

Promoting Primary Care in Medicine

Experts suggest changing Medicare’s payment structure to encourage physicians to pursue primary care specialties.

The Regulatory Battle Over Safe Injection Sites

As the United States struggles with opioid addiction, litigation rages over medically supervised consumption facilities.

Is Health Care Price Transparency Key to Lowering Costs?

A proposed rule seeks to force hospitals to disclose secret prices negotiated with health insurance companies.

When it Comes to Federal Stem Cell Regulation, Less is More

FDA ought to promote stem cell therapy by easing up on regulation and its aggressive enforcement.

Vaping Products Going Retro Through Regulation

The Trump Administration plans to eliminate flavored vaping products from the market.

Reforming VA’s Response to Military Sexual Trauma

Agency undermines veterans’ ability to get disability benefits after suffering sexual assault.

Improving Patient Safety for Inpatient Psychiatric Care

Researchers argue that safety efforts have lagged for inpatient psychiatric care.

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Scholar says that human milk should be regulated to ensure donor milk is safe, accessible, and affordable.