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Opinion/Editorial Health Care
May 17, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
Public outrage continues against Britains’ socialist health care system after the hospital’s controversial decision to withdraw 23-month-old baby Alfie Evans' life support.
May 16, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
According to its mission statement, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for “advancing public health” by providing oversight to the drug development process.
May 8, 2018
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
A bill that would give doctors the right to defend themselves if brought before the state licensure board, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME), was heard in the Louisiana state House of Representatives on May 2.
May 1, 2018
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
A “right to healthcare” is a seductive idea that many Americans accept without thinking. But we need to take a closer look at what this means.
April 27, 2018
By Jeff Stier
On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the initial results of its nationwide crackdown on retailers selling e-cigarette and vaping products to minors.
April 18, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Do you remember this line by then-President Barack Obama: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it”? The oft-repeated promise (read: “Lie of the Year”)?
April 6, 2018
By Dr. Brad Rodu
The Chafee article must be retracted.
April 6, 2018
By Dr. Brad Rodu
Some published articles are so flawed that they deserve retraction.
April 4, 2018
By Dr. William J. Murphy
The kickback scheme created by the "safe harbor" is directly responsible for drug shortages and price hikes because it has destroyed the economic incentive to produce many critical life-saving medicines.
March 22, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
ACS's new policy statement on e-cigarettes’ role in promoting smoking cessation is a welcome and long-overdue change.