Health

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.

Regulating Sober Living Homes

Public officials and sober living home operators dispute whether sober living homes need more oversight.

Gene Editing of Human Embryos Prompts Calls For Regulation

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

Regulating Food Advertising to Children

Scholars propose accountability model to regulate how food is marketed to children.

Improving Federal Regulation of Medical Algorithms

Scholar argues that FDA should reform its regulation of algorithm-based medicine.

Regulating the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

Scholar praises a California law that widely eliminates antibiotics use in the livestock industry.

Department of Agriculture Withdraws Revisions to Organic Standards

USDA withdraws an Obama-era rule that would have set animal welfare standards for organic foods.

Doctors or Devices?

Scholar weighs the possibility of regulating medical artificial intelligence like human professionals.