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September 28, 2021
By James Agresti
False statistics and misinformation are being used to push the baseless narrative that most COVID-19 hospital patients are unvaccinated.
September 23, 2021
By James Agresti
Unsurprisingly, the use of face masks for COVID-19 mitigation has little basis in scientific evidence, and can cause a host of deleterious health problems.
August 23, 2021
By Daniel Sutter
Addressing Americans’ vaccine hesitancy requires talking with them about their concerns and fears.  This conversation must be respectful and not simply lead to social media shaming.
August 20, 2021
We first must understand that no one--including government or business officials--should be able to force anyone to take experimental anything.
August 11, 2021
By Erwin Haas, M.D., M.B.A.
Our government has vested its public face and credibility in Tony. We have not seen the end of Tony’s compositions.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Thousands of Fauci’s emails were recently released by way of the Freedom of Information Act.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The narrative of helping kids is difficult to argue against, except when the reality is flavor bans don’t actually reduce youth vaping.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Unfortunately, information about the COVID-19 virus, its origins, and risk factors have been contorted and manipulated into mistruths by our government and Fourth Estate.
July 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Medicaid expansion is nothing more than a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
June 11, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Alzheimer’s is a relentless disease that impairs memory and other central mental functions.
June 11, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Currently, the origin of the COVID-19 virus is unknown.
June 7, 2021
By Paul Driessen
Even if we hew to politicized science on Covid and climate, can’t we do real science on food?
May 26, 2021
By Christina Herrin
CON laws, the epitome of central planning, require approval by a state board or commission to determine need in the marketplace.
April 23, 2021
By Joseph A. Morris
The suppression of the information does not advance the cause of scientific inquiry or the spread of knowledge.  One wonders, therefore, what the purpose of the suppression is.
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April 16, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Politicians often claim “unforeseen” consequences when their public policy produces unintended results.
April 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Studies show that the mental health impacts from the lockdowns have been damaging to the most vulnerable in our society.
April 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The high costs of CON and time-consuming paperwork to apply for CON licensure are outrageous.
March 31, 2021
By Jeré C. Fabick
Statement by Heartland Director Jeré C. Fabick, who sued Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers over his emergency powers, COVID lockdowns, and mask mandates
March 22, 2021
By Christina Herrin
As Milton Friedman said, “One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.”
March 2, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The United States continues to lead the world in health care innovation
February 26, 2021
By Christina Herrin
One of the many problems with CON laws is that they are the embodiment of cronyism
February 17, 2021
By Jeff Stier
Because a test is only a snapshot in time, the current frequency of testing is insufficient
February 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
During the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created an expedited process to approve drugs and treatment options for patients afflicted with the deadly disease
February 1, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The states are often referred to as laboratories of democracy, and according to that logic, Andrea Palm relinquishing her position to move to a higher office and impact national policy is downright frightening and reckless
January 29, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The goal of FDA should be to allow good drugs to succeed sooner, and bad drugs to fail faster
January 29, 2021
By Christina Herrin
Supporters of such policies suggest that age-verification works for limiting access to tobacco and vape products by strengthening protections
January 8, 2021
By Christina Herrin
For their patriotic efforts, this is how these companies were thanked: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new regulations and fees for organizations
December 11, 2020
By Christina Herrin
As the media and scientific community is searching for a vaccine as a silver bullet, there are other treatments that could be immediately beneficial to the public
December 8, 2020
By Christina Herrin
CON laws in South Carolina impact rural communities hardest by increasing drive times to seek care, increasing wait times to receive care, and leading toward higher health care costs
December 8, 2020
By Christina Herrin
The pandemic has opened a world of possibilities and shows just how successful American ingenuity can be when government simply gets out of the way
December 8, 2020
By Seton Motley
As some reports would have it, this is the beginning of the end. Three coronavirus vaccines have posted excellent results, with more expected to come
November 30, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Joe Biden, who will likely become president next year, has suggested he will seek to expand on the failed “Obamacare” system by including a public option, colloquially known as “Bidencare.”
November 20, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Now that we have a randomized controlled trial (RCT) about masks, will it change what you do?
November 18, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Imagine a world where your local membership shopping club or health/fitness club could sell health insurance to members
November 9, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Two physicians who are leading the charge on early at-home COVID-19 treatment to reduce hospitalization and death, have themselves become infected with the virus and following the regiment they, themselves preach
November 6, 2020
By Christina Herrin
If government can’t accomplish the task of properly counting ballots in a timely manner, it is not capable of managing our health care system
October 26, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Keeping communities locked down has resulted in several unintended consequences
October 12, 2020
By Christina Herrin
CON laws adversely affect health care costs
October 7, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Currently, 35 states are bound by certificate of need (CON) laws
October 2, 2020
By Christina Herrin
The “Healthy Checkout Ordinance,” which passed unanimously, is yet just another example of Berkeley’s City Council projecting their will upon the public