Health

Something Fishy About Seafood Inspection

Something Fishy About Seafood Inspection

Government watchdog finds that FDA is not properly inspecting imported seafood.

Barriers to Maternal Health in Rural Areas

Barriers to Maternal Health in Rural Areas

State policies create and exacerbate barriers to access rural health care.

Making Drugs Safe to Kill?

Making Drugs Safe to Kill?

Lawyer proposes a new legal framework for reviewing FDA’s refusal to regulate lethal injection drugs.

Regulatory Control of Potentially Addictive Drugs

Regulatory Control of Potentially Addictive Drugs

Scholar explains why the DEA—not FDA—has power over the classification of potentially addictive substances.

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

Macaroni and Cheese with a Side of Regulation

FDA faces mounting pressure from advocacy groups claiming a high chemical content in macaroni and cheese.

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.

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.