Health

Guns Do Kill People

Recent research confirms that guns’ lethality increases with their caliber.

Bringing Expertise to the Gun Debate

Experts address the promise and potential limitations of gun control measures.

How State and Federal Food Regulations Can—and Should—Work Together

Experts argue that gaps in federal food safety rules require state governments to step up.

Regulatory Collaboration Is Key to Public Health Success

Federal health agencies should work together to address public health problems.

Invoking a Right to Try in Regenerative Medicine

Scholars caution against using the Right to Try Act to skirt regulation for regenerative therapies.

FDA Reform Needs to Look More Like Tax Reform

U.S. regulators should model the medical device classification process on recent tax reform.

Cities on the Forefront of Public Health Regulation

Scholar examines ways that local governments are combating issues like obesity and asthma.

How to Better Regulate Payments to Research Participants

Experts say federal agencies must clarify rules permitting payment to research subjects.

Working for Welfare Not Faring Well?

Analysts debate the effectiveness of work requirements for recipients of cash assistance in Kansas.

How Regulation Can Improve Surgery

Scholar argues that agencies should collect evidence on surgical procedures to help implement best practices.

Gene Editing of Human Embryos Prompts Calls For Regulation

Despite ethical concerns, scholar argues that gene editing of human embryos should not be banned.

How Much of an Income Drop Will Take a Life?

Policymakers should consider the impact of their decisions on not just wealth, but also human life.