Health Regulation

Cancer Study’s Claims About “Bad Luck” May Undermine Preventive Regulation

Cancer Study’s Claims About “Bad Luck” May Undermine Preventive Regulation

Journal article blaming “bad luck” for cancer is misleading, say other scientists.

Five States Allow Women’s Health Medicaid Programs to Lapse

Five States Allow Women’s Health Medicaid Programs to Lapse

Low-income women may soon lose access to low-cost or free family planning.

New Program Will Help Veterans Gain Timely Access to Medical Care

New Program Will Help Veterans Gain Timely Access to Medical Care

The VA establishes a temporary program to make it easier for veterans to obtain medical care.

Plan to Build Nursing Facility Near New York School Stirs Noise Debate

Plan to Build Nursing Facility Near New York School Stirs Noise Debate

Proposed amendment to New York City’s administrative code seeks to limit construction noise near schools.

There is More to Mandatory Disclosure than Meets the Eye

There is More to Mandatory Disclosure than Meets the Eye

“Targeted transparency” can help achieve regulatory and regulated entity goals.

Interstate Medical Licensure and Emergency Response

Interstate Medical Licensure and Emergency Response

Adoption of new model legislation could improve medical response to public health crises and disasters.

New Surgeon General Report Examines Smoking Fifty Years After Initial Report

New Surgeon General Report Examines Smoking Fifty Years After Initial Report

New report examines progress in reducing smoking and makes the case for continued policy efforts.

Poisoned Alcohol in the Czech Republic

Poisoned Alcohol in the Czech Republic

Recent deaths shed light on the possible dangers of uncoordinated regulatory policy.

Nudging Smokers Away from Tobacco Risks

Nudging Smokers Away from Tobacco Risks

Tobacco regulation increasingly takes a behavioral turn.

Federal Courts Split on Constitutionality of Individual Mandate in Health Care Law

Federal Courts Split on Constitutionality of Individual Mandate in Health Care Law

Two district courts uphold insurance mandate, but two other courts find it unconstitutional.