Health

Risk Regulation and Brazil’s Battle Against COVID-19

Risk Regulation and Brazil’s Battle Against COVID-19

Science is vital for effective risk governance but so too is public engagement.

The Urgent Need for Indoor Air Quality Regulation

The Urgent Need for Indoor Air Quality Regulation

New scientific research and the COVID-19 pandemic should trigger a paradigm shift in indoor air quality regulation.

Federal Agencies Should Extend Pandemic Flexibilities for Opioid Use Disorder

Federal Agencies Should Extend Pandemic Flexibilities for Opioid Use Disorder

A new report offers recommendations for extending telehealth treatment of opioid use disorder.

The Mess of Meth Lab Cleanups

The Mess of Meth Lab Cleanups

Regulations on decontaminating former meth labs vary across federal and state governments.

Why the Arkansas Ban on Medical Care for Transgender Kids Is Unconstitutional

Why the Arkansas Ban on Medical Care for Transgender Kids Is Unconstitutional

The recently enacted medical ban targets transgender kids and violates the Equal Protection Clause.

Does Cosmetics Regulation Need a Makeover?

Does Cosmetics Regulation Need a Makeover?

Scholars reflect on the need for stronger regulatory oversight of cosmetics in the United States.

Health Regulation’s Ticking Time Bomb

Health Regulation’s Ticking Time Bomb

Under a lingering Trump Administration rule, more than 18,000 regulations could vanish.

Regulating Organ Transplants and Donation

Regulating Organ Transplants and Donation

Experts explore how to improve organ transplantation practices in the United States.

Accessibility Is Not Optional

Accessibility Is Not Optional

COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaigns must prioritize compliance with disability laws.

Smoking Out E-Cigarettes

Smoking Out E-Cigarettes

Scholars examine the regulation of electronic cigarettes and their impact on public health.

New Hospital Standards Fight Maternal Mortality

New Hospital Standards Fight Maternal Mortality

Health care standards organization rolls out new requirements to reduce racial disparities in health outcomes.

Strengthening the Stem Cell Industry Through Better Regulation

Strengthening the Stem Cell Industry Through Better Regulation

FDA should take steps to strengthen the regenerative medicine industry.