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Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

The FDA recently proposed a rule on e-cigarettes, but critics claim key protections are still needed.

A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

Agencies Collaborate to Combat the Creation and Spread of “Super Bugs”

Agencies Collaborate to Combat the Creation and Spread of “Super Bugs”

Report highlights CDC’s efforts to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance.

Does Regulation Work?

Does Regulation Work?

Better tools are needed to evaluate regulatory effectiveness.

Agencies Act to Address Risks from Sun Exposure

Agencies Act to Address Risks from Sun Exposure

U.S. government takes measures to protect public from excessive sun exposure.

Proposed Rule Imposes Spending Ratio on Insurers in Medicare Contracts

Proposed Rule Imposes Spending Ratio on Insurers in Medicare Contracts

Rule would establish minimum health care spending requirements for some Medicare plans.

Week in Review

Week in Review

FDA approves longer use of nicotine gum, CFPB revises credit card fee rule, and more.

USDA Proposes “Smart Snacks in School” Rule

USDA Proposes “Smart Snacks in School” Rule

States show varied levels of readiness for the new rule.

Improving Drug Safety Regulation after the Meningitis Outbreak

Improving Drug Safety Regulation after the Meningitis Outbreak

Congress should provide FDA with clearer authority and increased resources.

Marijuana in Colorado: Legalized but Regulated

Marijuana in Colorado: Legalized but Regulated

Colorado will need to regulate the market for a federally-banned drug.

OSHA Warns Fracking Employees of Silica Inhalation Risk

OSHA Warns Fracking Employees of Silica Inhalation Risk

Hazard alert highlights a health-related concern about natural gas extraction.

Calorie Posting and Its Impact

Calorie Posting and Its Impact

Researchers find that posting calories in restaurants decreases calories per purchase.