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October 23, 2020
By Richard J. Trzupek
Ethylene oxide is produced at petrochemical facilities, but is also regularly found in natural, biological systems, such as the human body. It is also commonly found in ambient air throughout industrial, residential, and rural areas.
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Environment
Regulation
August 20, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California is proud of being the only state in America that imports more electricity than any other state.
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Energy
Regulation
July 31, 2020
By Paul Driessen
US-EU trade talks are already stalled over agriculture issues. And yet the European Union’s new “Farm to Fork” strategy doubles down on the EU’s contentious agricultural regulations.
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Regulation
July 17, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholds Trump rule on short-term plans
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Health Care
Regulation
May 29, 2020
By Sen Pei, et. al.
This paper describes mathematical models used in determining infection rate scenarios regarding public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 29, 2020
By Edward E. Bartlett
Legislators in many states are considering bills that would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on the state level, jeopardizing the solvency of state Unemployment Insurance trust funds
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Taxes
Regulation
April 22, 2020
This is a memo that was distributed to Michigan nursing homes offering a $5,000 payment for receiving recovering COVID-19 patients.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 17, 2020
By Leo Pusateri
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) were once touted as an easily transferrable, cost-effective way to record patient care, but more than a decade after their introduction, they are a subject of heated debate.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 16, 2020
By Madeline Peltzer
After publicly calling attention to the problem eight years, physicians say there has been little to no change in the way insurance companies cover prescription medications for suicidal patients considered in danger of a drug overdose.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 15, 2020
By Marilyn Singleton
During my last visit to the grocery store, the clerk directed me to the hermetically sealed conveyor belt and, grinning proudly, said, “Welcome to the new normal.”
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Health Care
Regulation
Government Spending
April 14, 2020
By Kelsey Hackem
Before the Coronavirus pandemic took center stage, the Trump Administration began executing new rules for better production, use, and sharing of medical records.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 14, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
I hope you are doing well--for access to medical help is increasingly threatened.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 13, 2020
By Ashley Bateman
The so-call "Purple Book" is a list of all licensed biologic products and is a reference guide for patients, providers, payers and manufactureres.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 13, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Fear of litigation delayed delivery of millions of N95 masks for healthcare workers. Should the law be slowing our emergency response?
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Health Care
Regulation
April 9, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Two telecoms complete a merger expected to speed 5G broadband deployment.
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Regulation
InfoTech & Telecom
April 1, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
Economic contractions harm human health, so governments should take that into account in their coronavirus policies
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Economy
Health Care
Regulation
April 1, 2020
By Sally C. Pipes
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, head of President Donald Trump’s task force on the novel coronavirus, declared a public health emergency in response to the global outbreak of the pathogen.
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Health Care
Regulation
March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
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Health Care
Regulation
March 30, 2020
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
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Health Care
Regulation
March 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.
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Health Care
Regulation
 

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