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July 20, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Nebraska state employees are now able to enroll in a direct primary care (DPC) pilot program to begin in fiscal year 2019–2020 and run through fiscal year 2021–2022.
July 20, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) halted one of the first proposed clinical trials of CRISPR, a new gene-editing procedure scheduled to begin clinical evaluation in late 2018.
July 20, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Three more states—North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin—have joined Texas’ lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
July 20, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Several major drug manufacturers raised list prices for many drugs in July, two months after President Donald Trump offered his blueprint to lower prescription medication costs.
July 20, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar announced the establishment of a Patient Driven Payment Model to be used initially in skilled nursing facilities.
July 20, 2018
By James M. Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #292
July 20, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
“The Al Gore alarmists are on a losing streak that will continue because they don’t have the science, the economics, or the law on their side.” - Tim Huelskamp
July 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
It’s been more than 50 years since the surgeon general issued a report linking smoking to health hazards such as lung cancer and heart disease.
July 19, 2018
By Viv Forbes
Earth’s climate is never still – it is always changing, with long-term trends, medium-term reversals and minor oscillations.
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Rep. David B. McKinley of West Virginia recently introduced a congressional resolution stating a carbon-dioxide tax would harm the economy and therefore should not be enacted.
July 19, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, James M. Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“A tax on carbon dioxide is a horrible idea. It is a job killer.” -- Tim Huelskamp. Ph.D.
July 19, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Millions of Americans engage in do it yourself (DIY) home improvements. 
July 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Restricting the use of fossil fuels is an especially bad idea because expanding their use is the quickest, surest way to decrease poverty and increase human flourishing globally.
July 19, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Last week, the Department of Labor issued a rule change that makes it possible for small businesses and associations to offer more affordable health care plans, known as association health plans.
July 19, 2018
By Joe Barnett
The House Appropriations Committee’s draft bill to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fiscal year 2019 provides substantially more funding than President Donald Trump requested.
July 19, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The thousands of federal regulations implemented by executive agencies each year impose trillions of dollars in costs on the American people annually.
July 18, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
In the wake of Parkland and several other recent mass shootings, it seems clear that gun control advocates do not understand natural rights and the founding principles of the United States.
July 18, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
You may be hearing a lot more about Biosimilars, nearly identical copies or “generic” versions of biologic drugs, as their market is expected to surge, reaching a global market share of close to $24 billion by 2023
July 18, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
By far, the biggest, boldest move under the Trump administration’s proposed executive-branch reorganization would be consolidation of the departments of Education and Labor, two behemoths of social policy.
July 17, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos, by Christian Davenport (PublicAffairs, 2018), 320 pages, ISBN-13 978-1610398299, $20.80 on Amazon.com.