Manhattan Institute

Are Drug Price Controls Good For Your Health?

John A. Vernon, Rexford E. Santerre, and Carmelo Giaccotto
December 1, 2004

In this enlightening article, the authors' discuss the importance of Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act to provide seniors drug insurance coverage and the governements ro

We've Tried Mandatory Treatment--and it works

E. Fuller Torrey and Mary T. Zdanowicz
June 1, 1999

In this article, the authors discuss a legislative proposal by then State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer in 1999, known as "Kendra's Law" after Kendra Webdale was pushed to her death in a New York

Reinventing Mental Health Care

E. Fuller Torrey
October 4, 1999

In this article in City Journal, Torrey writes about the dismal state of mental health services in the United States.

Public Health Quackery

Heather Mac Donald
September 12, 1998

In this article in City Journal, Heather MacDonald writes about the unlimited freedom of the public health profession.

The Economic Opportunities of Shale Energy Development

Timothy J. Considine, Robert W. Watson, and Nicholas B. Considine
May 1, 2011

Directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing have unlocked vast new reserves of natural gas in the United States.

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