Health

11th Circuit Rejects Unlimited Power to Impose Federal Mandates

11th Circuit Rejects Unlimited Power to Impose Federal Mandates

The appeals court demonstrates why health insurance requirement is unconstitutional.

FDA Issues Reports on International Collaboration

FDA Issues Reports on International Collaboration

Agency reports on pilot programs to increase international regulatory collaboration.

New Recommendations for Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions

New Recommendations for Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions

EPA’s Science Advisory Board offers recommendations to improve cost-benefit analysis.

HHS Proposes Rules for Affordable Insurance Exchanges

HHS Proposes Rules for Affordable Insurance Exchanges

Proposed federal standards issued for implementing health care reform.

HHS Releases Progress Report on Open Government

HHS Releases Progress Report on Open Government

The agency details its plans to enhance transparency, public collaboration.

House Hearing on Efforts to Confront Alzheimer’s Disease

House Hearing on Efforts to Confront Alzheimer’s Disease

Hearing discusses how to address potential global crisis.

FDA Requires Graphic Cigarette Labels

FDA Requires Graphic Cigarette Labels

Nine bold warnings approved for display.

Senate Hearing on Diabetes Urges Development of Artificial Pancreas

Senate Hearing on Diabetes Urges Development of Artificial Pancreas

Committee members urge FDA to expedite releasing industry guidance.

FDA Releases Action Plan on Imported Goods

FDA Releases Action Plan on Imported Goods

The plan would improve collaboration, data management, and resource allocation.

How Bad Math at Federal Agencies Undervalues Human Life

How Bad Math at Federal Agencies Undervalues Human Life

Agencies underestimate the value of human life by consistently ignoring health inflation and wealth inflation.

Tracking Down Killer Regulations

Tracking Down Killer Regulations

The federal government lacks an independent office to provide retrospective analysis of regulations’ costs and benefits.

House Passes Bill to Ban Indirect Federal Funding of Abortion

House Passes Bill to Ban Indirect Federal Funding of Abortion

The bill would prohibit government subsidies for healthcare plans that cover abortions.