Health Regulation

The Problem of Health Information Inequity

Scholar argues that the poor and elderly are most vulnerable to health data security breaches.

Should the United States Create a Human Right to Health Care?

Canada’s experience with treating health care as a right provides lessons for universal health care in America.

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

Scholar argues that the association between cosmetics and femininity has contributed to harmful under-regulation.

The Potential Consequences of the Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

Scholars argue that HUD’s smoke-free rule misses the mark in efforts to curb smoking.

Should Pandora’s Brain Be Regulated?

Attempts at regulating machines with human-like intelligence should be of pressing concern.

The Role of Appropriate Access to Care in Reducing Health System Costs

Improving access to health care can reduce long-term health care costs.

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.

Can Health Regulation Move Beyond Markets?

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

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.