Health

Risk of Measles on the Rise

New York City has taken an unprecedented step to control the spread of measles.

Why Less Suicide Prediction on Social Media Is More

Facebook does not have a viable system to predict suicide in users.

Waiving Away Medicaid

New eligibility requirements for Medicaid threaten those who need coverage the most.

Is the 21st Century Cures Act a Solution or a Problem?

The permissive drug approval process enabled by the 21st Century Cures Act may cause public health problems.

Can Health Regulation Move Beyond Markets?

To improve the health care system, the values Americans have about health care must change.

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Modernizing the Human Subjects Regulations

Given its importance in scientific development, human subjects research requires close regulatory attention.

The Institutions for Mental Diseases Exclusion Rule is an Anachronism

The time has come for repealing Medicaid’s Institutions for Mental Diseases Exclusion rule.

Prescription Drug Affordability

The court ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act may get in the way of making drugs affordable.

Defining and Establishing Goals for Medicare for All

Although “Medicare for all” has picked up political traction, how it will materialize remains unclear.

What Tomorrow Holds for U.S. Health Care

Experts offer solutions to pressing issues in American health care.

Addressing the Constitutionality of Federal Quarantine Rules

Scholars say constitutionally shaky infectious disease regulations must yield to better prevention programs.