Health

When it Comes to Federal Stem Cell Regulation, Less is More

FDA ought to promote stem cell therapy by easing up on regulation and its aggressive enforcement.

Vaping Products Going Retro Through Regulation

The Trump Administration plans to eliminate flavored vaping products from the market.

Reforming VA’s Response to Military Sexual Trauma

Agency undermines veterans’ ability to get disability benefits after suffering sexual assault.

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Scholar says that human milk should be regulated to ensure donor milk is safe, accessible, and affordable.

Fixing the Family Glitch

Ambiguous language in the Affordable Care Act could keep affordable health care out of reach of millions.

The Need for Vaccine Regulation Overhaul

Legal scholar calls for reform of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act.

Guidance Documents and the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods

Scholars argue that federal agencies should not use guidance documents to regulate controversial issues.

Regulating Genetic Self-Experimentation as Biomedical Research

Better oversight is needed of the “biohacking” that individuals perform on themselves.

The Problem of Health Information Inequity

Scholar argues that the poor and elderly are most vulnerable to health data security breaches.

Should the United States Create a Human Right to Health Care?

Canada’s experience with treating health care as a right provides lessons for universal health care in America.

Will the Affordable Care Act Die by Non-Enforcement?

U.S. cities file suit to force the Trump Administration to keep Obamacare alive.

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

Scholar argues that the association between cosmetics and femininity has contributed to harmful under-regulation.