Health

The Little Health Bill That Could

A proposed law would reduce the amount households spend on health care each year.

Combatting Drug Shortages

A federal task force proposes regulatory solutions to mitigate drug shortages.

Lab-grown meat

Meat and Meat Alternatives Regulation

As people consume less meat and more meat alternatives, regulators have a role to play in ensuring accurate consumer information and safety.

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Regulating Human Subjects Research

A changing research environment means regulators and institutional review boards must adapt.

Pigs

Meatpackers Piggyback on Department of Agriculture Deregulation

New pork processing rule assigns inspection duties to plant workers and removes cap on processing line speed.

Robotic surgery

Robotic Surgeries Need Regulatory Attention

Lawyers and regulators are concerned about the lack of regulations for the use of robotic technology in surgeries.

Determining the Safety of CBD Products

FDA warns consumers that the agency has not evaluated most CBD products and cannot say they are safe.

The Problem with Regulating Combination Products

Unlike new drugs and devices, combination products may fall through the regulatory cracks.

Vaccine

Regulating Vaccination in the United States

Recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases fuel debate about vaccine policy.

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Challenges in Implementing Brazil’s Universal Health Care

Brazil has recently made efforts to streamline the introduction and distribution of drugs.

How Ending an ACA Subsidy Was Worth its Weight in Silver

Court sides with insurance companies in cost-sharing subsidies class action despite their use of “silver loading.”

The Uncertainty of Regulating 3D Organ Printing

Policymakers around the world are determining how to apply existing regulations to 3D organ printing.