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June 7, 2021
By Jeff Stier
A bill so ill-conceived is now being introduced by a member of the New York State Assembly who lives in my Upper West Side neighborhood.
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Government & Politics
April 21, 2021
By Jeff Stier, Henry I. Miller
Sadly, today's Earth Day shares something with the current political environment: It reeks of divisiveness.
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Climate Change
Environment
Government & Politics
February 17, 2021
By Jeff Stier
Because a test is only a snapshot in time, the current frequency of testing is insufficient
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Health Care
Government & Politics
June 12, 2020
By Jeff Stier, Henry I. Miller
The World Health Organization this week showed once again why the motto on its official seal should be, Aperto Ore, Pede Inserta, or in English: Open Mouth, Insert Foot.
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Health Care
May 13, 2020
By Jeff Stier
What were public health officials at every level of government doing last year? Were they preparing for a pandemic? Or were they using their office to meddle with your lifestyle choices?
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Health Care
May 5, 2020
By Jeff Stier
There seems to be an inclination among policy-makers that adherence to evidence-based policy-making is a luxury we can only afford when not in a crisis.
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Health Care
Alcohol & Tobacco
April 17, 2020
By Jeff Stier, Henry I. Miller
President Trump announced at the White House coronavirus press briefing on Tuesday that the United States will immediately halt all funding for the World Health Organization.
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Health Care
March 2, 2020
By Jeff Stier
Meeting Americans’ needs, especially those of the neediest, requires free markets that can realize and reward the benefits of technological innovations, big and small. 
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Government & Politics
Economy
February 10, 2020
By Jeff Stier
Overzealous health authorities in the U.S. have a lot to learn from their lackluster performance in 2019. But there’s hope. Hindsight is so 2020.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Government & Politics
January 27, 2020
By Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stier
Michelle Obama, like her husband and his minions when he was president, is allied with elitists who ignore and distort science to promote their leftist agendas. Fortunately, they’re no longer in a position to ram their policies down our throats.
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Government Spending
Government & Politics
December 20, 2019
By Jeff Stier
Now that the Trump Administration's new FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn, has been confirmed, he'll find he has one of the most difficult and important jobs in government.
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Health Care
November 11, 2019
By Heartland Staff, Jeff Stier
“The president is truly seeing the industry as what it is: a billion-dollar powerhouse that not only employs people, but saves lives through tobacco harm reduction.” - Lindsey Stroud
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 30, 2019
By Jeff Stier
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just made history by announcing a plan to end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal testing by 2035.
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Environment
September 18, 2019
By Jeff Stier
When there’s an outbreak of deaths or illnesses from injected street drugs, do public health authorities demand diabetics and doctors stop using syringes?
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Government Spending
August 21, 2019
By Jeff Stier
When products could save lives, it’s important for people to be informed about those benefits, along with the risks.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 23, 2019
By Jeff Stier
Allowing European style hazard assessments of chemicals to replace risk assessments used in the United States for regulatory decisions will make people less healthy and less safe.
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Environment
March 22, 2019
By Jeff Stier
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea, no matter how you package it. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying again, after his $600 million opioid tax was slapped down in December by an Obama appointed federal judge.
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Health Care
February 4, 2019
By Jeff Stier
When products have the potential to save millions of lives, it's helpful if people are told about those benefits.
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Health Care
November 14, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Government agencies populated with scientists people are pleased to call “experts” are often thought to be above the ordinary give-and-take of politics and, especially, immune to the clarion calls of activists and pressure of public opinion.
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Health Care
August 20, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Technological advances touch every aspect of our lives, often in ways we rarely think about.
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Regulation
Health Care
 

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