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How Government Regulation Takes Years off Your Life (Guest: Dr. Mary Ruwart)

January 26, 2021

Overbearing government regulations directly lead towards unnecessary deaths. Dr. Mary Ruwart explains how this works.

Christina Herrin, government relations manager of health policy, interviews Dr. Mary Ruwart, biomedical researcher and ethicist. Dr. Ruwart holds a BS in biochemistry (1970), and a Ph.D. in biophysics (1974) from Michigan State University. After two and a half years on the faculty of the Department of Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Ruwart spent nineteen years as a pharmaceutical research scientist for the Upjohn Company. She currently chairs an IRB (Institutional Review Board), consults with nutraceutical companies, and has been an expert witness against the FDA.

One of Ruwart's latest publications: Death by Regulation:

Her website:

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Christina Herrin is a former state government relations manager at The Heartland Institute. @_Free2Choose