Health

“Right to Try” Marks New Era in the Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients

The Right to Try Act represents an important step toward helping dying patients with little recourse.

Groups of a Feather Regulate Together

A flock of regulators and industry representatives have a seat at the turkey-regulating table.

Can OSHA Regulation Rescue NFL Players?

Scholars argue that OSHA could make the “workplace” for professional football players safer.

Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

A proposed requirement to display drug list prices in advertisements draws controversy.

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.

Gun Regulation Is Costly—and Not the Only Option

Policymakers should deploy strategies beyond regulation to reduce gun-related harm.

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Guns Do Kill People

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

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.