Health

Should Pandora’s Brain Be Regulated?

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

Making Law Student Mental Health a Priority

Initiatives at Penn Law affirm a commitment to making well-being a priority in its community and the legal profession.

Will an All-Payer System Lower Health Care Costs?

Maryland’s global budgeting scheme for hospitals may be a model for controlling rising health care prices.

FDA and the Future of Youth Smoking

Former Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently discussed the e-cigarette epidemic among American youth.

The Role of Appropriate Access to Care in Reducing Health System Costs

Improving access to health care can reduce long-term health care costs.

Risk of Measles on the Rise

New York City has taken an unprecedented step to control the spread of measles.

Why Less Suicide Prediction on Social Media Is More

Facebook does not have a viable system to predict suicide in users.

Waiving Away Medicaid

New eligibility requirements for Medicaid threaten those who need coverage the most.

Is the 21st Century Cures Act a Solution or a Problem?

The permissive drug approval process enabled by the 21st Century Cures Act may cause public health problems.

Can Health Regulation Move Beyond Markets?

To improve the health care system, the values Americans have about health care must change.

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Modernizing the Human Subjects Regulations

Given its importance in scientific development, human subjects research requires close regulatory attention.