Health Care

The Mystery of Tampon Regulation

The Mystery of Tampon Regulation

Advocates argue that FDA’s lax tampon regulations leave consumers exposed to significant risks.

Law Reforms Promote Nurse-Managed Care

Law Reforms Promote Nurse-Managed Care

Amid rising insured rates, physician shortages, and COVID-19, nurse-led care seeks to address health inequities.

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

Chasing Technology for 25 Years

HIPAA consistently falls behind health and wellness technology, jeopardizing individuals’ data privacy.

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

The HIPAA Right of Access and Data Sharing

Recent changes to patient right of access policies could open the door to increased privacy challenges.

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

Reflecting on 25 Years of HIPAA

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of HIPAA’s passage, leading scholars explore the law’s impact on privacy and health care.

The Wild West of Fertility Clinics

The Wild West of Fertility Clinics

Legal experts argue that the fertility industry is largely unregulated and poses risks to patients.

Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies Defy Science

Discriminatory Blood Donation Policies Defy Science

COVID-19 highlights a blood donation deferral policy that clashes with modern science.

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.

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.

New Hospital Standards Fight Maternal Mortality

New Hospital Standards Fight Maternal Mortality

Health care standards organization rolls out new requirements to reduce racial disparities in health outcomes.

Reimagining the Public Option

Reimagining the Public Option

Expert argues that social benefit, not market-competitiveness, should drive health care reform.